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Mike Thomas wins Maitland City Council seat

Wins over Dabby

In a race between two Maitland Planning and Zoning Commission members named Mike, Mike Thomas came out on top on Monday, winning Seat 1 on the Maitland City Council.

Mailer from Tallahassee targets Maitland candidate

Mailer targets candidate

Both Maitland City Council candidates Mike Dabby and Mike Thomas spoke out in favor of the city raising its taxes in 2014 – but only one of them is being attacked for it in a recent campaign mailer.

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Maitland candidates debate

Candidates face off

Maitland candidates Mike Dabby and Mike Thomas took to the mic on Thursday to voice their opinions on traffic and development in the city.

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Maitland election heats up as early voting kicks off

Election kicks off

With a dozen days left until Election Day, candidates are entering crunch time while early-bird voters flock to the polls.

Maitland approves long debated mixed-use development

Apartments, retail in

Maitland Concourse North was voted through with a 4-1 vote by the Maitland City Council.

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Holocaust survivor keeps history alive through education in Maitland

Holocaust survivor speaks

In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27, Holocaust survivor Tess Wise, 92, was invited to speak at the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida.

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Maitland residents raise concerns over Enzian expansion

Neighbors issue concern

Residents saw a trailer of what’s to come with the Enzian Theater’s planned expansion at a Maitland Planning & Zoning Commission meeting last month.

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Deadline approaches for Maitland development

Maitland Concourse decision

After nearly 20 hours of discussion stretched out over five hearings, the Maitland City Council is bumping up against a deadline to decide whether they will allow the proposed Maitland Concourse North development.

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Maitland asks for resident input for park plans

Add your input

Residents interested in helping plan the future of Maitland’s parks are encouraged to park themselves in Maitland City Hall next Wednesday.

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Maitland considers development option to save wetlands

New pond option presented

The new proposal is the third iteration of plans presented by the developer for the layout of its required retention pond.

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Maitland Chamber cancels its spring art festival

No Maitland spring festival

Art festival season will be one show shorter this year, after the Maitland Chamber of Commerce voted to cancel this year’s Maitland Spring Festival of the Arts at a meeting late last month.

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Maitland makes way for new development

Eyesore is demolished

As Maitland City Council members picked apart the details of a development deal that would fell the city’s last orange grove, the old, dilapidated Winn-Dixie property came down in pieces outside.

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Candidates match up for Maitland City Council election

Candidates qualify

In March, Maitland will elect one new City Council member, and his name will be Mike.

Maitland invoices Eatonville for $41k

Who pays?

Mayor Grant said Maitland shouldn’t expect a cent back in response to the invoice sent to Eatonville for services provided by the city of Maitland during the Riding Big Car Show.

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Maitland Art Center sets eyes on expansion

A&H looks to grow

Last week, Maitland’s Development Review Committee approved conceptual site plans presented by A&H for a proposed 10,000-square-foot expansion to the Maitland Art Center’s campus.