WPHS teams win big
The Winter Park City Commission chamber was at the point of overflow on Monday as dozens of Winter Park High School student athletes were honored for recent state and national championship victories.
Architect voted down
A proposal from Winter Park Mayor Steve Leary to appoint new members to the Historic Preservation Board was shot down on Monday by three City Commissioners.
Volleyballer over comes odds
For the first time on record a boys volleyball player from Florida was recruited to the No. 1 collegiate volleyball program in the nation — and he was pulled right off Winter Park’s home court.
Residents fear more congestion
Winter Park residents raised concerns last week that a new bank set to be built at the northwest corner of Lakemont and Aloma avenues could further complicate an ongoing traffic problem.
Questioning committee choices
The credibility of the city’s upcoming visioning process to determine Winter Park’s future direction was called into question on Monday by City Commissioner Carolyn Cooper.
Development is in
The new project that will replace Winter Park’s historic Mt. Vernon Inn has been given the green light to start construction.
New ways to curb slow downs
Winter Park continues to see new development springing up across the city, but how do the growing buildings impact traffic?
Market packs its bags
A Winter Park market has moved its business outside of city limits after the owner claims he was unfairly treated by city code compliance.
City to quash lawsuit
Winter Park may already have a strong case to quash a lawsuit over how the city implements its red-light camera program.
Debate over funding
Winter Park’s electric, sewer and water funds are now footing some of the bill for donations to outside organizations, to the dismay of several utilities advisory board members.
Rollins gets gardening
The idea of a campus garden stemmed from a visit to Rollins by “An Inconvenient Truth” producer and environmental activist Laurie David.
No cause of death known
A woman’s body was found in a Winter Park creek on Friday, but police still don’t know what brought her life to an end.
How much to spend on lights?
The Winter Park City Commission looked at options to install new decorative lighting in the city during their March 23 meeting, with the potential price tags being much higher than expected.
Naming a pavilion in his honor
Members of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board voted on March 18 to name the pavilion in Shady Park after Rev. Mitchell Dawkins.
City celebrates Mister Rogers
Zip up your cardigans, lace up your sneakers and get ready for a beautiful day in the neighborhood, as Winter Park celebrates America’s favorite neighbor with a new local holiday on Sunday.