To be built in Ft. Maitland Park
Plans for Maitland’s first and only police boathouse were cleared to set sail last week, after the City Council unanimously approved docking it on the Ft. Maitland Park pier.
Winter Park adds 51 acres
The Winter Park City Commission on Monday successfully annexed 51 acres slated to become one of the largest developments in the city’s history.
Small Business Saturday
Local merchants are hoping that something small can make a big difference this holiday season. They’re promoting Black Friday’s lesser-known neighbor, Small Business Saturday.
Open market for fees possible
Following pressure from Rauvadage developer Dan Bellows, Maitland Council approves moving forward with idea of trading impact fees for capital.
Maitland salaries below par
Concerns over city workers’ compensation were quelled after the Maitland City Council voted to confirm a pay scale to get employees paychecks back up to par.
Niesler now Maitland chief
Kim Neisler has worked with the department since 1982 and was announced as Maitland’s first female fire chief on Oct. 6.
John Mica re-elected
Karen Castor Dentel captured her first public office, inching past Rep. Scott Plakon in Florida House of Representatives District 30.
Plakon vs. Dentel heats up
Campaigning heats up as Election Day nears closer in local U.S. Congress and state representative races.
First K-9 team since 2009
Maitland Police Department’s newest patrol officer, and their only one with four legs, hits the ground running.
Flowers fills Bonus' seat
Jeff Flowers, who served on Council from 2004 to 2012, went from former to present Council member Monday night, receiving the first three votes.
Attacks lead to resignation
Bonus says it was verbal attacks on him and his family that led him to leave office.
He's off Council, Chamber
Phil Bonus resigns a week after his name was found on a client list of an east Orange County brothel.
Students walk to school
Students at Dommerich Elementary School and Maitland Middle School observed International Walk to School Day by using alternative means to get to school on Oct. 3.
Bonus vows to stay
Mayor Howard Schieferdecker said that he wanted to do whatever possible to help the Bonus family, while also calling for his colleague’s resignation.
Pair retire after 25 years
Fire Chief Ken Neuhard and Assistant City Manager Brian Jones both retire this week after each serving 25 years for the city.