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Louis Roney: Summing up Obama

Every voice speaking on radio or TV about President Obama these days says that his administration is the nadir of all within memory.

He is an easy man to like, but a hard man to admire for the job he has done to date.

Maitland City Talk

Next steps for Festival Street

On June 8, the CRA Board approved advancement of plans to create a “Festival Street” for Independence Lane between Packwood Avenue and Horatio Avenue in conjunction with the new Maitland City Centre project.

Chris Jepson: It’s disgusting. Show me more.

The latest national distraction is Bruce Jenner’s transformation to a woman.

While sympathetic to the sorrow that must accompany such confusion and doubt, I simply do not care.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

In “Colors,” the CFCArts Symphony Orchestra will present symphonic masterpieces in an immersive concert that embraces special lighting, projection, and visual art.

Bringing both familiar and unexpected music to life before our eyes (and ears), this creative, collaborative, and colorful concert will be performed at Calvary Assembly in Winter Park.

Winter Park City Talk

A decade of espresso-ing your thoughts

This year marks the 10th anniversary of CoffeeTalk and it still rings true as the place for citizens that have “a latte beans to grind” or who simply want to “espresso their thoughts.”

Louis Roney: Just thoughts

The long-term effects of football’s head injuries become ever more evident.

Football is a game I played, and is a game I love, but I remember receiving a blow to my head in a night game once, that knocked me out for several minutes.

Maitland City Talk

A decade of music in Maitland

To celebrate this important milestone, the Maitland Symphony Orchestra will perform a spring concert on Sunday, June 7.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

The Maitland Symphony Orchestra will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a free concert program of favorite selections from concerts of the past 10 years.

The free concert will be presented on June 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of Maitland Presbyterian Church.

Commissioner's Corner: Battling invasive species

Every day, Orange County works tirelessly to keep the spread of invasive plant species at bay.

Orange County’s Environmental Protection Division is actively working to control the spread of non-native invasive species.

Winter Park City Talk

Happy 10th anniversary, Electric Utility!

On June 1, 2005, the city “flipped the switch” to official ownership of its electric utility. Monday, June 1, 2015, marks the 10-year anniversary of this monumental day.

Louis Roney: Lost and found

I’ve always remembered the English as our enemies in the Revolution — and I never forgot 1812 either.

Having English blood may help me appreciate English literature, but likely has acquainted me also with England’s peculiarities.

Maitland City Talk

As storm season approaches, it’s time to prepare

Hurricane Preparedness Week, presented by the National Weather Service and the National Hurricane Center, is this week.

Chris Jepson: The wingnuts are in ascendancy

Coming of age in the 1960s introduced (at a personal level) the idea of conflicting values.

Before Vietnam and the push for Civil Rights, white America lived in la-la land (many still do).

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

One of the greatest musicals in theater history, Cole Porter’s musical comedy “Anything Goes” will sail into the Dr. Phillips Center in Orlando.

Filled with musical theatre’s greatest hits, including “I Get A Kick Out Of You,” “You’re the Top,” and “Anything Goes,” this winner of three 2011 Tony Awards comes with our highest recommendation.

Winter Park City Talk

Looking for a new job opportunity?

The city of Winter Park offers a diverse selection of employment opportunities.