Driver had long rap sheet
They boarded up the gaping hole at the northwest corner of the brick and cinderblock Goldenrod Road KinderCare, but the void inside the hearts and minds of parents and children still remained.
Rehab patients forced to adapt
A cardiac-pulmonary rehab program gave Fran Gramarosa a better quality of life, but that isn't stopping the program from shutting down.
Library considers new location
The tech-savvy “maker” generation may have a place to become the next music maven, video producer or industrial designer: the Winter Park Public Library.
Local counties tops in health
Central Florida counties earned bragging rights recently for their health and fitness as they topped the charts on a statewide ranking.
Hero hopes for a comeback
Sgt. Bacary Sambou nearly lost his life in Afghanistan. Now he's found a place to call home: a donated house in Winter Park.
Mead proposes dredging plans
A restoration project for the Lake Lillian Wetlands at Mead Botanical Garden could bring new life to the dark, murky habitat – an effort that would eliminate other wildlife and vegetation in the process.
Court says its unconstitutional
Judges declared a portion of the city’s loitering ordinance unlawful on March 20 after realizing it gave residents the right to create a 50-foot no protest buffer around their homes.
Road rage over expansion
A future FDOT project to extend Lee Road faces opposition from some Winter Park residents, fearing new traffic problems if developer’s efforts are enough to push the project forward.
Two halves come together
Both pieces of the historic Capen House were reunited on their new foundation last week on the grounds of the Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Garden.
Scammers pose as city staffers
The latest scam facing Winter Park residents might trick them into opening their wallets to keep their utilities running – a ploy by callers claiming to be city employees.
John RIvers does comfort food
The culinary mind that brought 4 Rivers Smokehouse to Central Florida will cook up a new fried chicken haven in Winter Park by next month.
City covers fees for projects
City Commissioners voted to waive over $9,000 in utility installment costs for the relocation of the Winter Park Wedding Chapel, and to help out the Capen House move on the same night.
Free SunRail rides in April
Central Florida residents will have a chance to grab a free ride on the yellow and orange-striped SunRail trains during tentative select dates next month – a move meant to spike interest in the new rail system.
Car hit curb by Fiddler's
A former Rollins College student flipped his 2012 Jaguar on its roof early Friday morning after speeding eastbound on Fairbanks Avenue – just two days after he drove it off a car lot.
Commissioners debate code change
Drivers see them along major roads and residents spot them while strolling through downtown Winter Park: rampant signs upon signs – a blemish on the city’s aesthetic character, City Commissioners say.