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Funding approved for Maitland park makeovers

Maitland parks to get makeovers

A bid to classify Maitland’s old city hall site as an official park may have stalled on Monday night, but three of the city’s other parks got the go-ahead for major makeovers.

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Maitland officials get legal costs covered by city

City to pay officials' legal fees

Maitland taxpayers will pick up the tab for the legal fees three city officials wracked up while defending themselves against alleged Sunshine Law violations.

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Dale McDonald wins Maitland mayoral title

Volunteer beats former mayor

After two decades of volunteering for the city of Maitland, Dale McDonald earned his first job on the city’s payroll on Tuesday as the city’s new mayor.

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Maitland mayoral candidates face off

Who will it be?

Maitland’s mayoral race is boiling down to a battle of different backgrounds and philosophies between a former elected official and a long-time city volunteer.

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Land Maitland on the Monopoly board

Vote for city to win

Do not pass go, do not collect $200, go straight to votemonopoly.com and vote for Maitland to land its own space on Monopoly’s next game board.

Funding on track to install quiet zones in Maitland, Winter Park

Funding comes in for quiet zones

Winter Park and Maitland railroad crossings are set to get significantly quieter in the next three years.

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Maitland man killed by freight train overnight

Death ruled a suicide

A CSX freight train approaching the Lake Avenue rail crossing in Maitland didn’t have time to stop before it hit and killed a man lying on the tracks at around 11 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Enzian Theater announces plans to expand in Maitland

From one theater to three

If the Enzian Theater’s plans for the future come to fruition, the movie house will soon have one silver screen for every decade it’s been open.

Probe into alleged Sunshine law violations in Maitland goes dark

No Sunshine violations found

No charges will be filed against three Maitland City Council members, or the city’s attorney, after an Orange-Osceola State Attorney's Office investigation into alleged Sunshine Law violations.

Maitland mayoral race kicks off

Former mayor, longtime board member face off

A former mayor and a longtime city board member are facing off in the race to take Maitland soon-to-be open mayor’s seat in the upcoming municipal election on March 10.

Maitland downtown development project gets new life

Developer offers alternative

Why did the developer cross the road? To try and get his proposed parking garage project approved by the Maitland City Council.

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Maitland mayor won't seek another term in office

Maitland to get new mayor

Maitland will elect a new leader to serve in the mayor’s seat in the upcoming March election, with current mayor Howard Schieferdecker announcing that he won’t seek another term on the dais.

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Maitland won’t sell lot, developer drops out

Developer drops out

Maitland’s dream downtown may be down to just one development, with the City Council opting not to sell off city property to make a proposed parking garage project possible.

Candidates start rolling in for Maitland mayor

Schieferdecker undecided about running

There are new and familiar faces slated to face off in the Maitland mayoral race in March, with three candidates filing paperwork intending to run so far with two weeks left before the qualifying period closes.

As Maitland grows, so do developer’s dreams

49 acres added, big development looms

aitland grew 49 acres on Monday, and owners of the majority of the newly annexed land hope to grow the mostly empty property upward in a major way in the coming years.