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.
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.
In March, Maitland will elect one new City Council member, and his name will be Mike.
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.
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.
New pond plans
Residents are expected to flood the Maitland City Council Chambers on Monday to hear how local developers plan to smooth over the waves created by their plans to take over three acres of wetlands and fill it in with a retention pond.
Who's running for what
Two Winter Park City Commission seats and two Maitland City Council seats will be up for grabs in March, and candidates are already preparing to earn your vote.
Main street to gain a block
Maitland’s main street will gain an extra block northward, after Maitland City Council members voted to extend Independence Lane on Monday.
Banking on development
On Monday, JoAnne Snodgrass and her contracted developer, Scott Ryan, presented the Maitland City Council with a decades-in-the-making ultimatum.
Commuter bus in trouble
Buses transporting commuters from the Maitland SunRail Station to Maitland Center could run out of gas next month if a funding source can’t be found to continue the service.
Downtown moves forward
Maitland’s city center is in the market for a major makeover, now one step closer to transforming from an old, run-down Winn-Dixie and half-vacant strip mall to a $67 million mixed-use development.
City allows more signs
Maitland event organizers hope you’ll soon see their newly erected signs throughout the city and that they’ll open up your eyes to all the upcoming goings-on at Lake Lily Park.
Invocation now open
Maitland City Council members invoked a new invocation policy on Monday, opening the ceremonial duties of starting city meetings to religious and non-religious community members.
Closes Maitland exit
The driver of a white sedan exiting eastbound Interstate 4 onto Maitland Boulevard on Monday found themselves stuck in more than just rush-hour traffic.
Proposal causes tension
Plans to fill in up to 3 acres of wetlands along Lake Charity with dirt and re-dig it into a retention pond are causing tensions between Maitland residents, developers and the Florida Department of Transportation.