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Four candidates running for Orange County District 5

Local election approaches

Four candidates have thrown their hat in the ring to claim the Orange County District 5 seat – and they want your vote.

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Maitland pushes the brakes on traffic study

Maitland may withhold funding

Maitland's last transportation study was done in 2004, but the city isn't sure if it wants to spend the funding for a new study just yet.

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Maitland proposes tentative tax hike while Winter Park holds the line

Cities set tax rates

With a traffic-calming measure proposed by a commissioner, money to pay for it voted down.

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Maitland officers honored for responding to Pulse shooting

Maitland officers saved many lives during shooting

The two young officers, with less than seven years of patrol experience between them, raced toward what they’d been told was an active shooter scene, the ongoing scene of the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history.

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Maitland's new brand comes together

New brand comes together

Maitland’s new brand is coming together. Literally. Planning and branding firm Arnett Muldrow & Associates revealed its marketing plan for Maitland last Thursday, with the tagline, “Come Together!”

Maitland works to find a way to market itself

What is Maitland?

Maitland is going through a bit of an existential crisis this week, with city officials, staff and residents being plagued with the question: What is Maitland?

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Winter Park, Maitland look to blaze conservation trail through wetlands

A new way to walk

Winter Park and Maitland residents might have a new conservation trail to look forward to – and it could give some students a new route to get to school.

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Maitland downtown plan takes grander shape

Master plan makeover

Residents got their first view of the new master plan draft in a meeting in City Hall last week.

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Maitland asked to pay double for improved rail crossings

Quiet zone price tag doubles

Complaints from Maitland city officials have been anything but quiet this month, after news that safety improvements to the city’s seven railroad crossings are expected to cost double compared to original estimates.

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Local businesses host benefits for Pulse shooting victims

Pulse victims see support

The giving keeps going in Winter Park and Maitland this week, as local businesses continue to organize benefits for victims of the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting.

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Orlando, Central Florida rise up following horrific Pulse shooting

Orlando unites after shooting

Orlando turned to hope, flooding the globe with images and stories of lines of blood donors hundreds long, volunteers passing out thousands of bottles of water to mourners, of millions united in a defiant grief.

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Winter Park businesses donate proceeds to Pulse shooting victims

Businesses step up

More and more local businesses are looking to give back to the victims of Sunday’s Pulse nightclub shooting.

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Maitland blood drive at full capacity following Orlando shooting

Donors give blood to help victims

The Big Red Bus in Maitland was overwhelmed by those looking to donate blood in the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in American history.

Maitland drives toward Maitland Avenue traffic study update

How much will it cost?

The last time Maitland updated its citywide traffic study, SunRail wasn’t a thing. Downloadable mobile apps, let alone on-demand ride service ones, didn’t exist.

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Maitland Council agrees on a new city manager

Maitland makes choice

Maitland won’t have to look far to fill its vacant city manager seat. The person they want to hire is already sitting in it.