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.
Sightings in Maitland
An increase in coyote sightings and rash of pet deaths in Maitland neighborhoods has local residents on guard, carrying weapons on walks.
Complex faces spike in crime
Residents in one Maitland condominium complex are concerned about an increasing crime trend in their community as burglary reports rise.
Taking control of traffic
The city of Maitland is exploring different avenues to curb traffic in its downtown district. One of those routes includes taking one eponymous cut-through street into city custody.
Writing new restrictions
Maitland’s wetlands are set to get a new layer of protection thanks to a City Council vote last month.
Maitland borrows money
After years of being clogged down by dwindling revenue, Maitland’s utility department received a jolt of $10 million to fix up city infrastructure on Monday.
Cities hit the brakes
Economic flat tires and repeated legislative stalls may have finally sent FlexBus to the junkyard.
Squeezing out last grove
A local developer is looking to squeeze out Maitland’s last remaining orange grove in favor of a large-scale lakeside retail and residential planned development.
Proposals come in
The proposed developer of the north block of Horatio Avenue in Maitland is looking to gain some independence with pre-application redevelopment plans submitted to the city in late July.
Maitland votes for increase
After raising taxes for the first time in seven years last year, Maitland is on its way to bumping rates again. Across city lines, Winter Park City Commissioners also considered an uptick in the millage on Monday.
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.