Maitland approves apartment complex on deteriorated wetlands

More apartments for Maitland

The Maitland City Council voted on Monday to replace the mucky lot with planned development complete with 315 apartments, and plans for a 14-floor office building and 120-room hotel, deemed Maitland West.

Maitland looks to curb cut-through traffic

Stopping traffic backups

The city of Maitland is making moves to protect one of its core city streets from increased cut-through traffic by proposing a simple request to the Florida Department of Transportation: Don’t do anything.

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Maitland works to nail down downtown standards

Setting firm standards

By reconfiguring development standards, the Maitland City Council is working to get what they think they need to have the bustling, walkable city center that’s long been a dream.

Maitland Boulevard expansion moves forward

Boulevard to widen

As work continues on Interstate 4’s “ultimate” makeover, plans to give Maitland Boulevard a facelift of its own are being finalized by the state.

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Budget balloons for Maitland boardwalk project

Boardwalk project passes

The boardwalk will connect residents living to the west of the railroad tracks to the station by cutting through the wooded area where Marion Way intersects with Robinhood Drive in the Greenwood Gardens neighborhood through to the SunRail station platform.

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Maitland makes chicken-keeping ordinance permanent

Ordinance made permanent

There will be no coup necessary by Maitland’s chicken-keeping population, after the City Council voted on Monday to let backyard coops stay roosted in the city on a permanent basis.

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Maitland weighs trading parkland for parking

Downtown plans shape up

Future visitors to Maitland’s in-the-works downtown city center may be parking on could-have-been parkland if current designs for the city’s proposed “Festival Street” go through as planned.

Help decide the future of Maitland Boulevard

Suggestions wanted

The Florida Department of Transportation is proposing improvements to Maitland Boulevard, and wants public input.

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FlexBus continues to stall in Maitland

Project on hold

The on-demand bus system scheduled to streamline how local residents utilize SunRail is stuck in bureaucratic gridlock traffic.

Maitland works to crack its development code

City looks to change restrictions

Members of the Maitland City Council are now debating how they can crack the city’s code to encourage more mixed-use projects in the city center.

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Backyard chickens walking on eggshells in Maitland

To roost or not to roost?

The city’s 18-month backyard chicken pilot program ends next week, leaving the Council to decide on Monday if they want to make the practice permanent or send the hens packing.

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Family fights insurance battle over a possible sinkhole in Maitland

Family copes with sinkhole

Maitland resident Jeff Nancarvis had no idea that what would start as an annoying humming sound would lead to a frightening discovery, and a sinking feeling for the next six years, triggering a legal battle to save his house — or to escape it.

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Performing Arts of Maitland presents the Baroque Chamber Orchestra

PAM offers old-school music

Performing Arts of Maitland is bringing Baroque music back to life in Central Florida once again.

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Maitland approves development despite complaints

Project gets approval

It was sink or swim for a development proposal to put nearly 300 apartments next to Maitland’s SunRail station on Monday.

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Meet Maitland Middle's Teacher of the Year

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.