Walking your bus to school
Did you know there’s an activity that can improve your child’s energy, concentration, self-esteem, memory, and creativity while you and your child have a great time doing it?
City begins road-resurfacing project
The city of Maitland Public Works Department is implementing a road-resurfacing project to mill and repave select roads throughout the city.
Back to school safety
As school summer break comes to an end and families prepare for their children to return to school, it’s a good time to think and prepare to put safety at the top of the “get ready” list.
Library programs, resources provide greater access to reading materials
Maitland Public Library provides many programs that emphasize access to reading materials.
Did you know that without the correct backflow device installed on your irrigation system that there is the potential that if the city water system lost pressure that your irrigation system could contaminate the community water supply?
Long range capital planning
Part of the annual budgeting process is planning the accomplishment of the city’s long-range goals.
Did you know: It is faster to drive from Maitland Boulevard to Horatio Avenue using the slip ramp and U.S. Highway 17-92 rather than using Maitland Avenue during peak traffic hours?
Fourth of July safety for you and your family
Fireworks are synonymous with our celebration of Independence Day. Yet, the thrill of fireworks can also bring pain.
Safety tips for new parents and grandparents
As a new grandparent, I’ve found I needed to review and remember how to deal with the safety of a small child all over again.
Joint TAB/P&Z meeting on Thursday
On Thursday, June 12, the city of Maitland’s Transportation Advisory Board and the Planning and Zoning Commission will meet to revisit the recommendations of a 2004 traffic study and the future plans for Maitland Avenue.
Rail safety reminder
Given SunRail’s frequency and size of the trains in relation to cars, it is imperative that drivers exercise caution and good judgment near all railroad crossings.
Understanding stormwater pollution
Though only a small percentage of parcels in Maitland are considered “lakefront,” every single property is somehow connected to a water body, and the pollution we generate will inevitably find its way there.
Preparing for hurricane season
Here in Central Florida we all know we’re not immune to the effects of hurricanes. When such storms threaten, we need to take appropriate actions and precautions.
National Public Works Week
National Public Works Week, May 18 through May 24, is a celebration of the tens of thousands of men and women throughout North America who provide and maintain the infrastructure and services collectively known as public works.
Emergency Medical Services Week
To honor the dedication of those who provide the day-to-day lifesaving services as medicine's front line to the citizens and visitors of the city of Maitland, the city has proclaimed the week of May 18 through May 24 as “Emergency Medical Services Week.”