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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Florida Department of Transportation is proposing improvements to Maitland Boulevard, and wants public input.
Project on hold
The on-demand bus system scheduled to streamline how local residents utilize SunRail is stuck in bureaucratic gridlock traffic.
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.
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.
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.
PAM offers old-school music
Performing Arts of Maitland is bringing Baroque music back to life in Central Florida once again.
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.
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.