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Winter Park Memorial announces expansion plans

Hospital looks to grow

Winter Park Memorial Hospital is looking to expand – a reaction to the area’s growing senior population.

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Winter Park plants trees to honor centenarians

Honoring centenarians

Winter Park is planting a new policy rooted in honoring the city’s oldest residents.

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Lake Baldwin Park pet memorial put on hold

Park pet tribute on hold

A tribute to Winter Park’s departed pets set for Lake Baldwin Park is resting in peace for now, as Florida officials ruled the memorial was prohibited in the park.

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Mobile farmers market brings Winter Park families fresh produce

Healthy food on wheels

A gigantic re-purposed LYNX bus with paintings of produce on its exterior doubles as a farmers market.

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Storm causes tree troubles in Winter Park

Tree crashes down

One Winter Park family is without a home after a tree fell onto their house along Douglas Avenue last month.

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Winter Park Library may move to MLK Park

Relocating to MLK Park?

The Winter Park Library Facility Task Force gave its final presentation on a new public library to Winter Park City Commissioners on Monday after a year of intensive research and meetings.

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Demolition begins on the Mt. Vernon Inn

Demolition begins

Winter Park said goodbye to a cherished landmark on Monday as demolition began of the Mt. Vernon Inn, making way for a new development in its place along U.S. Highway 17-92.

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Winter Park moves Fairbanks makeover plans forward

Making over city gateway

Winter Park has taken yet another step to spruce up one of its most neglected corridors along Fairbanks Avenue.

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Man arrested for selling explosives in Winter Park

Situation defused

A Casselberry man was arrested by federal agents last Thursday after he was caught selling homemade explosive devices in Winter Park.

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Winter Park Country Club could get major makeover

Plans for mega renovations

The golf course Nick Faldo has called “Winter Park National” is on the verge of getting a professional makeover – and a few new features.

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Winter Park second guesses Lee Road extension

Questioning an extension

Winter Park could be coming closer to a new Whole Foods Market location and an extension of Lee Road to help traffic along U.S. Highway 17-92, but it may come at a great financial risk to the city.

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Wounded vet to soon recieve home in Winter Park

Vet's house almost finished

A year-long effort to give a wounded U.S. Army veteran a new house in Winter Park has reached the home stretch, with construction completed and the site nearly ready for the home’s installation.

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Meet the Winter Park High School valedictorians

Meet the WPHS valedictorians

It’s time for another class of graduating ’Cats to cross the finish line. Leading the crowd of cloaked and capped Wildcats will be the class of 2015’s 17 valedictorians.

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Winter Park faces affordable housing concerns

Affordable housing issues

Is there room for low-income residents in Winter Park? A group of Winter Park residents are distraught after learning they have to move out of their low-income duplexes to make way for a potential 30-unit townhome development.

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Capen House nears completion

Capen nears completion

A two-year endeavor to preserve one Winter Park historic home never felt closer to completion than it did on Tuesday for Debbie Komanski, executive director of the Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Garden.