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