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Enzian Theater announces plans to expand in Maitland

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.

Probe into alleged Sunshine law violations in Maitland goes dark

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.

Maitland mayoral race kicks off

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.

Maitland downtown development project gets new life

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.

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Maitland mayor won't seek another term in office

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.

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Maitland won’t sell lot, developer drops out

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.

Candidates start rolling in for Maitland mayor

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.

As Maitland grows, so do developer’s dreams

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.

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Buses to start running from SunRail to Maitland Center

Buses start running to Maitland Center

Seven months after SunRail started rolling, Maitland Center employees will finally have a feasible way to get to work by commuting on the rails with a new bus service line.

Maitland approves downtown redevelopment plan

Will say goodbye to Winn-Dixie

The project will transform the block between Packwood and Horatio avenues sandwiched between U.S. Highway 17-92 and Independence Lane.

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Mayors' Sole Challenge pits Winter Park, Maitland, Eatonville in fitness battle

Cities battle for fitness

On Saturday, November 1, the cities of Winter Park, Eatonville and Maitland will compete for cash prizes in Healthy Central Florida’s third Mayors’ Sole Challenge.

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Maitland downtown vote stalled

Will vote on Nov. 17

An overflow crowd of riled up Maitland residents found out on Thursday that they’ll have to wait a few more weeks to learn the fate of a main section of the city’s downtown district.

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Maitland Council to vote on first downtown proposal

Maitland Council to vote Thursday

With an affirmative vote from the Maitland City Council on Thursday, the lot where the old decrepit Winn-Dixie resides could finally be getting a makeover – rising from the ashes into a mixed-use six-story apartment building.

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Winter Park, Maitland pass medical marijuana regulations

Cities pass preliminary restrictions

Both Winter Park and Maitland passes preliminary restrictions of where medical marijuana -- if legalized in November -- can be sold in each city. In both, the options will be narrowly limited.

Maitland residents debate the fate of the city’s downtown district

Residents debate downtown fate

Should the downtown center be a park where you sit on a bench and enjoy the open-air green space, or a parking garage where you park your car before strolling the streets’ new bustling retail shops?