Lt. returns to alma mater
Lt. Chuck Nadd returned to his former school last Friday following his eight-month deployment in Afghanistan as the Trinity Prep student body welcomed him with open arms.
Minor league talks continue
Talks of a minor league baseball team in Winter Park continued to take shape over the past 30 days as the city looks into bringing America’s pastime to the city on a professional level.
Blow out before wrecking ball
The old dive Tom and Jerry's will be torn down by the end of February to make way for Winter Park’s Ravaudage development, putting an end to an era that began in 1946.
Sewer line in the way
A sewer pipe beneath the future site of the historic Capen House may slow down the effort to reunite the split home on its new foundation.
City forced to refund tickets
Winter Park is currently refunding hundreds of residents for red-light camera citations due to noncompliance with a Florida Department of Transportation mandate.
Famous senior's new life
He’s probably waved at you before and you didn’t know it. He’s the man in tennis shoes taking those remarkably spritely steps as cars blur by.
Train lovers rejoice: in less than a month SunRail will begin selling its first tickets for would-be commuters.
City looks to silence trains
Winter Park came a step closer to quieting its railroad Monday as the City Commission voted to move forward into the design phase for a “quiet zone” project.
City passes non-compete clause
Artists planning on throwing their own festivals will need to think twice in Winter Park, after the city voted to introduce a 30-day non-compete period before and after the city’s spring and fall art festivals.
City wants say in smoking laws
On Monday the City Commission passed a resolution calling on the state legislature to allow cities to regulate smoking in parks, which is currently allowed by state law.
Lawsuit to challenge city
A local Libertarian leader is planning to sue Winter Park in his pursuit to rid the community of what he believes to one of the greatest threats to civil liberties in the country: surveillance cameras.
Where to celebrate MLK day
Winter Park, Orlando and Eatonville residents won’t have to look far this upcoming week to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy for human equality.
Parade surprises pilot
Winter Park native Lt. Chuck Nadd received a hero’s welcome parade after he returned home from Afghanistan last week.
City steps up to bat
The Winter Park City Commission had baseball on the brain during Monday’s City Commission meeting as they voted to move forward in pursuit of establishing a minor league baseball team in the city.
WPFD gets Firehouse grant
In addition to visiting Winter Park schools, the new fire safety house will also make appearances at festivals and community gatherings.