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The road ahead for Winter Park's Rafaella Gibbons

Gibbons off to stellar start

It’s difficult to see the road ahead, but that’s just fine for Baldwin Park resident Rafaella Gibbons. The road behind is already decorated with her achievements.

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Guilty verdict for man who caused deadly Winter Park daycare crash

Robert Corchado found guilty

A Winter Park resident held responsible for a deadly daycare car crash in April will be put behind bars later this month.

Peacock memorial fountain earns is wings in Winter Park

Memorial lands in Central Park

A yearlong journey of healing and hard work came to end on Dec. 18 as Life Scout John Michael Thomas and the family of Elizabeth Buckley unveiled a shimmering memorial in Winter Park’s Central Park.

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Ravaudage reaches new heights with six-story apartments

Six-story apartments approved

The Winter Park City Commission stood divided earlier this month over whether a proposed Ravaudage apartment complex should stand two stories taller – what some saw as a potentially overbearing structure looming over city streets.

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Remembering Winter Park's Ken Murrah

Renowned Winter Parker dies at 81

The city of culture and heritage lost one of its most beloved public figures this month as he passed away following a lifetime of service to Winter Park.

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Winter Park strips Booby Trap off the map

Curvaceous building meets demise

City Commissioners voted Monday to acquire the property at 2600 Lee Road and demolish the existing business: a gentleman’s club with an infamously curvaceous shape.

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Winter Park board votes down proposed assisted living facility

Proposed project rejected

A proposed assisted living facility along U.S. Highway 17-92 in Winter Park has been shot down – for now.

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A new home for Winter Park's books

Winter Park debates library location

A deal six years in the making might have to go through if Winter Park wants to build a new public library.

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Serial bank robber faces 40 years in prison

Hit two banks in a week

An Orlando resident pleaded guilty last week to robbing two banks in the Central Florida area in a span of four days – a charge that could mean decades behind bars.

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Peacock fountain funded, getting set for unveiling

Project earns its wings

Winter Park Life Scout John Michael Thomas has finally hit the $50,000 mark to purchase a bronze peacock fountain in memory of a fallen friend.

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Three arrested in connection with Winter Park burglary

Three suspects arrested

Three arrests were made by Winter Park Police last Tuesday following the burglary of a home along Osceola Avenue.

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Winter Park residents oppose proposed assisted living facility

Residents fear monsters in Winter Park

A new development planned to sit just west of Mead Garden along U.S. Highway 17-92 has some Winter Park residents concerned about a large increase in traffic in their neighborhood.

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Pat King gazebo dedication Friday in Central Park

Dedication on Friday

The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and City of Winter Park will join members of the Fountain Club to dedicate the new Pat King Gazebo on Friday, November 21, at 1:30 p.m. in Central Park.

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Additional candidates announce bids to run for Winter Park Commission

Realtor, former mayor to run

Another local resident is set to vie for City Commissioner Steven Leary’s soon-to-be-empty seat.

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Winter Park looks to makeover storefronts on Fairbanks Avenue

City to start grant program

Winter Park’s latest effort to revitalize West Fairbanks Avenue may be giving local storefronts a facelift.