Our opinions on the Winter Park library referendum
Come Election Day, Winter Park voters will face one of their most important financial decisions in years.
Our picks for the March 15 election
Winter Park has had its share of contentious elections with seemingly broad splits between candidates.
Be a vigilant voter
About those pesky mailers and emails: In some cases they're being careless with some facts, or intentionally ignoring them.
The economy versus the American dream.
Fifty years ago Martin Luther King Jr. asked to wake up to a dream of an equal America. But he wasn’t asking for it merely on racial terms.
Preserving Winter Park's history up to residents
So far preserving Winter Park’s neighborhoods has been largely left up to the free market.
Managing editor says goodbye
It’s been an absolute pleasure getting to know Winter Park and Maitland through a journalist’s eyes. Now I’m excited to be on the other side, as a resident in the community.
Stories about Rollins College's football team and senior photography class win state awards.
The Winter Park-Maitland Observer won awards in three categories at the Florida Press Association Better Weekly Newspaper awards on July 7.
The state should allocate more funds for rape crisis centers.
Sexual attacks often change victims’ entire lives.
The richest will do anything they can to avoid contributing to the necessary good.
Buffeting a move for fairer taxes
The simple theory: If you cut taxes on businesses, they’ll use that money to hire employees. But to do what?
Gov. Rick Scott is making the rounds in Florida touting a new job board regulation bill and a new budget he hopes will create jobs (see letters below), but he doesn’t mention the part where jobs are already guaranteed to be lost before his plans even start.
Someone could conceivably be strip searched after feeding the homeless or for violating a leash law.
Strip-searching the Fourth Amendment
People are forced to pay for things they don’t want to pay for all the time — it’s a fact of life.
If George Zimmerman walks away free, we’ll have the perfect blueprint for blaming the dead.
Moments before George Zimmerman shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, a police dispatcher told him to stand his ground, but he said it in a different way.
When we sacrifice our future to fight a war with an uncertain conclusion, we imperil our way of life.
Country is at war with its own future
If keeping the government open and its doings accessible to the people is journalism, then Julian Assange is a journalist.
Hacking and crimes of enlightenment