Meet Lainie Clowers
The Maitland Middle School eighth grade science teacher was honored for her passion recently by being named the 2016 Orange County Teacher of the Year.
The road to downtown Maitland
This vision for Maitland’s Independence Lane painted by landscape architecture firm Dix.Hite + Partners at Monday’s City Council meeting is a far cry from the black patchwork asphalt bordering a broken down Winn-Dixie that currently makes up the streetscape.
Film Festival kicks off
The Florida Film Festival makes its annual premiere on Friday with a diverse selection of over 170 features, shorts and animated indie films, representing more than 30 countries at the Enzian Theater in Maitland.
Police up enforcement
The Maitland Police Department is working to train more Central Floridians not to stop their cars on train tracks with increased traffic enforcement at the city’s railroad crossings throughout April.
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.