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Local attorney arrested after alleged Lake Maitland boat chase

Attorey charged with reckless boating

An alleged high-speed boat chase on Lake Maitland Sunday looked like something out of a movie, according to Winter Park Police.

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Orange County early voting hits historic high

County sees record numbers

Orange County voters are on the verge of making history as early voting numbers are set to hit an all-time high.

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Maitland City Centre begins construction

From the ground up

The development that is slated to become Maitland’s new downtown is finally rising from the ground after shovels first started moving dirt in June. But not all city residents are happy with what they see so far.

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Maitland displeased wth Duke Energy during Matthew

Maitland calls out Duke Energy

Maitland officials said they were not thrilled with the lack of communication they got from Duke Energy during Hurricane Matthew, hoping the power provider will do better next time.

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Hurricane set off short-lived crime spree

Cities saw trees lost, crime

Hurricane Matthew has come and gone, but it still left its mark on Winter Park and Maitland, including a short rash of car burglaries.

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Saturday SunRail service starts in November

Weekend service begins

SunRail will kick off its Saturday service on Nov. 5, just in time for an Orlando Magic game and several festivals downtown.

Maitland Boulevard bridge in the works

Flyover would smooth traffic flow

Maitland is looking into building a bridge to keep cut-through traffic off of Maitland Avenue and make Maitland Boulevard traffic flow more smoothly.

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Hurricane Matthew shuts down Central Florida

Cat 4 storm nears CFL

Central Floridians prepared for the worst as Hurricane Matthew tore through the Bahamas Thursday and turned toward a possible landfall along the Florida coastline early Friday morning.

Maitland lobbyist lobbies to keep his job

Lobbyist position under scrutiny

Maitland residents pay their state lobbyist a per capita rate higher – in some cases double – what other cities pay.

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Maitlanders push city to speed up sidewalks

Residents push for safety

Side-view mirrors have whizzed inches from Karen Simasek’s head. She’s watched as a car almost hit her nephew as he pedaled down her street.

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Maitland looks to add downtown parking

City buys property

Maitland recently voted to purchase a 35-year-old medical office building — a potential site for more downtown parking.

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Maitland Chamber marks 60 years in business

Maitland Chamber milestone

The Chamber is celebrating its 60 years of consecutive service this month, hosting its own birthday party at Sam Snead’s Tavern on Thursday, Sept. 22.

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City approves Maitland Estate apartments

Maitland project shapes downtown

Twelve years ago redeveloping Maitland’s downtown was still a dream. That vision came closer to reality last week with the approval of Maitland Estates.

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Second design for Independence Lane revealed

New design revealed

Maitland City Council are looking at a new design for the city's main street.

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Orange County woman uses text message to escape hostage situation

Hostage escapes from husband

It began with a single word via text massage: “help.”