Winter Park


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Winter Park plans next step for new library project

It passed, what's next?

The city and the Winter Park Public Library now turn their attention toward finding an architect.

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Undergrounding slows down in Winter Park

How to speed up the process

A report card released by the city for the year 2015 shows that Winter Park has fallen short of its goal of 5 miles of undergrounding per year, only reaching just over 3 miles.

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Park Plaza Gardens closes for renovations

Park Plaza closes

One of Winter Park’s most fabled restaurants has temporarily closed its doors – the result of wear and tear on a building that’s more than a century old.

Open letter sent by Winter Park mayor raises questions

Motives questioned

The mayor of Winter Park wants you to think twice about the city’s new historic preservation ordinance – but was there an ulterior motive behind his recent open letter to residents?

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Juvenile suspect arrested for Winter Park homicide

Homicide suspect in custody

A juvenile suspect has been arrested in connection with the first homicide case Winter Park has seen in two and a half years.

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Winter Park Kmart plaza to get a facelift

New biz on the way

A neglected shopping plaza on the west end of Winter Park is set get a much-needed sprucing up – and the addition of some new tenants.

Hooded robber hits two Winter Park businesses

Hooded robber hits twice

Winter Park Police are keeping their ears to the ground for an armed robbery suspect with an interesting fashion statement.

Winter Park candidates talk ‘negative campaigning’ at final public forum

Candidates talk campaign tactics

Winter Park City Commission candidates sparred in the final public forum last Friday before the March 15 election day – a last look at the hopefuls that turned contentious as campaigns took parting shots.

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Controversy swirls over Winter Park election contributions

Who's donating to whom

Controversy is swirling in Winter Park over recent contributions to a City Commission candidate – but could that be the case for all four of the City Commission hopefuls?

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Winter Park Commission candidates spar over business, parking woes

Take on the issues

Questions were tailored toward the business community and the city’s downtown core – specifically downtown parking now and in the future.

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Movement mounts against Winter Park library redevelopment

Residents weigh referendum

Winter Park resident Michael Poole is spearheading a movement alongside other residents against a new library planned for the northwest corner of Marin Luther King Jr. Park.

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Sex offender convicted after being arrested in Winter Park

Sex offender off the streets

A repeat sex offender in Winter Park was found guilty last Friday of performing a sex act on himself near children, receiving a sentence of two years in jail followed by one year of probation.

Group hosts fundraiser to restore Showalter Field

Go feast on the 50

Three decades of Winter Park High School students have stepped onto the turf of Showalter Field since the last time the stadium was renovated.

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Winter Park Commission candidates debate the issues

Debating the issues

Winter Park’s four City Commission candidates squared off for the first time Tuesday night as Rollins College hosted the first candidate forum of the 2016 Winter Park election.

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Winter Park jumps on board traffic technology initiative

Making traffic smarter?

A new system could change traffic light timing as it counts cars, adapting to traffic to make rush hours more bearable in Winter Park.