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.
Less signs, less attendance?
Dwindling attendance at Maitland events has organizers urging the city to change its sign code to allow for more promotional material along roadways.
CPR saves child
Less than 30 seconds after the 9-1-1 came in at 12:45 p.m. on Aug. 23 to report a possible drowning, two Maitland police officers were on the scene.
Cities keep taxes steady
Winter Park and Maitland both held the line on their millage rates on Monday as the city officials voted to keep tax rates steady from last year.
No more invocation?
No one bowed their head, clasped their hands, or said “Amen.” For the first time in decades on Monday, the Maitland City Council meeting started without a prayer. In its place: silence.