Winter Park


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Winter Park Commission candidates debate the issues

Debating the issues

Winter Park’s four City Commission candidates squared off for the first time Tuesday night as Rollins College hosted the first candidate forum of the 2016 Winter Park election.

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Winter Park jumps on board traffic technology initiative

Making traffic smarter?

A new system could change traffic light timing as it counts cars, adapting to traffic to make rush hours more bearable in Winter Park.

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Winter Park candidates to discuss issues at four forums

Debating the issues

Winter Park residents can get their first look at the four City Commission candidates at four upcoming candidate forums over the next two weeks.

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Winter Park Hall of Fame honors city's notable residents

Who's who of Winter Park history

Tucked inside the halls of the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce, one small room with three white walls and a floor of shining, gray marble contains over 130 years of the town’s history.

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City attorney says Winter Park may have violated Sunshine laws

Breaking open gov't law?

Has Winter Park been violating the Sunshine law?

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Athlete of the Month: Nick Sproles

Meet WPHS star

Meet the Winter Park High School multi-sport star.

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Winter Park readies to vote on referendum for new library

To fund or not to fund?

What will it take for Winter Park’s plan for a new library and civic center to become a reality? It all comes down to a vote.

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Sinkhole settlement leaves more questions for Maitland resident

Settlement raises questions

They received a check earlier this month after signing for a settlement with their insurance company for $350,000 – a step toward normalcy after sitting above a sinkhole slowly swallowing their home.

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Winter Park board considers vacating Palmetto Avenue

How to make land more developable?

Winter Park might cut a road down to size if it means making a city property easier to sell.

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Winter Park sees decrease in red-light camera citations

Are cameras keeping us safer?

Winter Park Police Department records show that 2013 saw 17,971 citations issued. That number dropped to 16,687 in 2015.

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Park Avenue poet pushes back against street performer ordinance

Pushing back against ordinance

A teenage sidewalk poet on Park Avenue isn’t going quietly after Winter Park passed an ordinance that bans street performers along downtown sidewalks.

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Winter Park considers banning drive-throughs on Fairbanks

Ordering up a ban

Winter Park’s Planning and Zoning Board discussed a change to an ordinance on Tuesday that could ban restaurants with drive-through windows along West Fairbanks Avenue.

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West side Winter Parkers get free energy efficient upgrades

Free updates for those in need

West side Winter Park residents are learning how to save energy – and saving money while they’re at it.

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WinterClub brings indoor skiing to Winter Park

Ski indoors this winter

Despite its name, Winter Park has little in common with a ski town, but residents now have the chance to break out their skis and hit the slopes without sacrificing their warm environment.WinterClub Indoor Ski & Snowboard opened its doors in November, catering to a population some may be surprised exists – Central Florida’s ski enthusiasts.

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Winter Park passes street performer ordinance

Performers limited to park

Winter Park City Commissioners unanimously passed an ordinance during their Dec. 14 meeting that bans street performers from the sidewalks of Park Avenue.