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Winter Park bank hit by silent robber

Bank robbers pass notes

Winter Park Police are in search of a bank robber on the run who quietly hit the TD Bank at Orange Avenue and Denning Drive at 2:41 p.m. on Saturday, July 5.

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Winter Park to vote on removing Fleet Peeples name from park

Allegations roll in

The city of culture and heritage might rename one of its parks after recent allegations have cast a beloved Winter Park icon as a child molester.

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Winter Park plans pet memorial at Fleet Peeples Park

City plans pet memorial

The latest addition to Fleet Peeples Park might be a tribute to Winter Park’s fallen furry friends.

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Winter Park strikes out with Alfond Stadium minor league deal

Says no to minor league

The search for a minor league baseball stadium site continues as Winter Park announced that Harper-Shepherd Field has been ruled out for consideration.

Winter Park baseball stadium in a pickle

Rollins stadium ruled out

The search for a minor league baseball stadium site continues as Winter Park announced that Harper-Shepherd Field has been ruled out for consideration.

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Winter Park requests changes in police, fire pensions

City calls for 'home rule'

Winter Park wants more flexibility with negotiating fire and police pensions, but a recent request of the state level government raised suspicion and concern among some local retirees.

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Winter Park looks underground for biz stimulus

Going underground

Winter Park’s latest effort to attract new businesses to the city’s major corridors is going underground – all the way down to the sewer pipes.

Suspect in Fairbanks assault turns himself in

Husband turns himself in

A suspect on the run turned himself in at the Winter Park Police Station last Monday night after an apparent life-threatening altercation with his wife off of Fairbanks Avenue earlier that day.

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Winter Parkers remember demolished train station

Train station comes down

Winter Park said goodbye to a piece of city history on June 1 as demolition workers tore down the 52-year-old Amtrak train station in Central Park.

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Four arrested for alleged foul play at Winter Park phone store

Four arrested a fix-it store

Winter Park Police received a tip last year that the location was buying stolen cell phones and selling them on the Internet, starting an investigation last June.

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Winter Park researches renovating, relocating library

City looks into relocation

Winter Park might be forced to use the wrecking ball in order to make room for a high tech new library. And it could end up in Central Park.

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Winter Park approves larger planned developments

Second vote passes

An ordinance passed by Winter Park City Commissioners on Monday could be the first step in opening the floodgates for larger development in the city, a month after the Commission originally voted the change down.

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SunRail riders give Park Avenue merchants a boost

Train riders boost biz

Winter Park merchants along Park Avenue saw sales and foot traffic soar in the first month of SunRail rides, leaving them hoping to see the trend continue.

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Rollins College president resigns

Duncan steps down

Rollins College will have a new president by this summer – a turn of events that may have stemmed from unrest in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Winter Park Boy Scout to erect fountain for fallen friend

Honoring Elizabeth

A 13-year-old girl’s spirit will live on in Winter Park’s Central Park if an old friend’s endeavor succeeds: placing a peacock fountain at the center of the park’s tranquil rose garden.