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Rollins mourns loss of Will Hauver

Lax player memorialized

Rollins College men’s lacrosse captain Will Hauver (class of 2015) passed away suddenly Monday afternoon.

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New Winter Park bike trail starts taking shape

Long-planned trail takes shape

Winter Park’s newest bike trail has finally reached the design phase – more than eight years after it was originally proposed.

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Possible conflict of interest arises in Winter Park development decision

Donations stir suspicions

A development vote last month has raised conflict of interest concerns after a Commissioner may have received developer-tied campaign donations.

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Giant-boob-shaped building may be moved

Saving the tatas?

Winter Park’s boob-shaped building could be getting a lift, if someone is willing to pay for it that is.

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'Je Suis Charlie' hits home in Winter Park

Movement hits home

Last week, more than 100 people flocked to a Winter Park restaurant to solidify their solidarity with the words “Je Suis Charlie” following the deadly terrorist attack targeting satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris.

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Fairbanks curve still proves deadly

I-4 turn still proves deadly

One of the most notorious stretches of Interstate-4 known for crashes may still be a danger zone, despite road improvements specifically designed to make it safer.

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Winter Park Police Department faces retirements at the top

WPPD top officers to resign

The Winter Park Police Department is in for a major overhaul in leadership with its four top-ranking officials retiring in the next 18 months.

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Proposed assisted living facility to come before Winter Park Commission

Failed proposal comes back

A proposed assisted living facility in Winter Park may still come to fruition despite being voted down by a city board last month.

Candidates set for Winter Park municipal election

The race for Winter Park mayor is on

The stage has been set for the Winter Park General Election in March, with one candidate stepping out of the race and another announcing his campaign prior to the Jan. 6 qualifying deadline.

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Winter Park Boy Scout's fountain memorial unveiled

Lights up the night

A yearlong journey of healing and hard work came to end Life Scout John Michael Thomas and the family of Elizabeth Buckley unveiled a shimmering memorial.

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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.