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.
Maitland votes down millage increase
The Maitland City Council unanimously voted against a previously proposed property tax increase on Monday.
Free Library opens in park
Little Free Libraries work as a free market exchange location for books. One opened in Fleet Peeples Park Sept. 1.
Budgets finalized on Monday
Winter Park and Maitland will set tax rates and final budgets for 2013 on Monday.
The Maitland Fire/Rescue Department held a brief ceremony at the Fire Department flagpole at the new fire station on Sept. 11.
City allows lease to renew
The Maitland City Council votes to extend A&H’s 51-year evergreen lease with the city of Maitland when its initial one-year trial period ends on Sept. 30.
Company creates new jobs
This week marks 25 years that Mortgage Master has been in business, and with that celebration, the company also welcomes its newest branch in Maitland.
Grand opening for city hall
New Maitland City Hall sets precedent for redevelopment.
Council proposes changes
The expiration of the one-year trial period of Art & History Museums – Maitland’s lease with the city of Maitland is a month away.
New look for Roth JCC
A $400,000 renovation project is under way at the Roth Jewish Community Center in Maitland.
Maitland Men’s Club comes through again for local school children
This year the Men’s Club has once again come through for disadvantaged local school children by partnering with the Christian Service Center (CSC) to provide “Love Pantries” in each of Maitland’s three primary schools.
What’s unique about the JCC’s J University program is that children can build their own customized after-school schedule.