Naylor and Seidel debate
Incumbent Greg Seidel and challenger Wes Naylor squared off in a candidate forum hosted by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce at the Winter Park Welcome Center on Friday, Feb. 10.
Burglary numbers rise
Statistics from the Winter Park Police Department shows that last month’s rash of car burglaries in Orwin Manor was just the tip of the iceberg.
Board reverses city order
Seniors at the Village Park Senior apartment complex said they were desperate for more parking, but does Winter Park have the right to intervene?
Police find skimmer device
Surveillance footage from a SunTrust Bank on New York Avenue led to the arrest of two suspects found with an alleged card-skimming device.
City looks at safety
The crosswalks along Park Avenue are just one area Winter Park is looking at in regards to pedestrian safety.
Seidel, Naylor square off
The race for Seat 1 on the Winter Park City Commission begins. Here's a quick look at the two candidates and their big campaign issues.
Phil Kean request denied
One Winter Park neighborhood was just one vote away from seeing a backyard turned into a parking strip.
Deputy fire chief speaks
Some Winter Park emergency responders say that bike lanes and walking paths are putting them in a pinch, forcing them to find alternate routes to meet set response times.
It’s been years in the making, but Ravaudage is picking up steam – and finally showing visible signs of progress.
Taxes for defense
“The $200,000 that this lawsuit has cost the citizens of Winter Park is really just the tip of the iceberg.”
Police called in the bomb squad, using a robot to investigate a suspicious package found near Winter Park's downtown core Wednesday afternoon. The package was later deemed non-dangerous.
Bank robbery on Park Avenue
Park Avenue was the site of the Winter Park’s first bank robbery since August 2014 on Friday, Dec. 30, at around 5 p.m. at SunTrust Bank.
Tree trimmers strongarm residents
A tree trimming company going door-to-door in Winter Park is leaving residents wary, claiming that locals will face city fines unless they are hired on the spot.
Lee Road land unused
A property purchased by Winter Park along Lee Road two years ago still remains vacant and unsold, but the city hopes that will change soon.
Knights fall to Red Wolves
The game was set to be a defensive battle between the two teams, but the Knights quickly let the game come out of reach within the first quarter due to costly mistakes.
Davis wins council seat
Former Eatonville Council member Marilyn Davis-Sconions won the election for Seat Five after a special election on Dec. 10, defeating opponent Barbara King-Loyd with 58.50 percent of the votes.
Chamber's new prez
The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce has found its new President/CEO.
Can be built in MLK Park
The saga regarding where Winter Park’s new library should be built closed its final chapter this week, as a judge ruled on Tuesday that the library can be constructed in Martin Luther King Jr. Park.
Project raises Fairbanks questions
Some local residents aren't pleased with a Dunkin' Donuts planned for Faribanks Avenue in Winter Park, leading to questions about what the major road will look like in years to come.
Teen suspects arrested
Three juveniles have been arrested in connection with the death of 15-year-old Winter Park High School student Roger Trindade.
Picking a plan
The duel between two developers seeking Eatonville’s prized property is reaching its conclusion.
Hotel could address need
A new hotel is planned for Winter Park - a potential boost for local tourism in the city.
Camera revenue increases
Winter Park saw an increase of $227,403 in red-light camera revenue this fiscal year, causing city leaders to wonder why.
Rollins discovers lead in water
Rollins College announced on Nov. 10 that water from McKean Hall contained traces of lead exceeding federal quality limits, raising health fears.
Project raises concerns
A three-story, mixed-use building set for a lot near Park Avenue has local business owners concerned about the balance in available parking.
Residents mourn Trindade
A vigil held on Tuesday marked one month since Winter Park teen Roger Trindade was found unconscious in Central Park. He was declared brain dead and taken off life support two days later.
September sees spike
The month of September alone saw 26 residential burglaries in Winter Park, causing police to up their neighborhood patrols.
Attorey charged with reckless boating
An alleged high-speed boat chase on Lake Maitland Sunday looked like something out of a movie, according to Winter Park Police.
Republican John Mica’s 24-year-long tenure as a U.S. Congressman came to an end on Tuesday.
First half dooms Wildcats
Winter Park had its triumphant return to Showalter Field spoiled on Saturday as the team fell to Spruce Creek 14-9, the result of a stagnant first half for the ’Cats on both sides of the ball.
Critical Eatonville land for sale
The roughly 94 acres of land surrounding the old Hungerford High School is up for sale — the future site of a development project that could shape the future of Eatonville.
Winter Park revising comp plan
In case you missed it, Winter Park is in the midst of revising one of its most important city documents – one that determines the city’s goals and direction for years to come.
Hall's home deemed historic
What makes a home truly historic? The way a building captures your attention with uncommon architecture? Or the legacy left behind by the person who once called that house home?
Library locaton could be determined
A circuit court judge could give a ruling next month that would ultimately determine the location of Winter Park's new library, putting the ongoing controversy to rest.
Winter Park student dead
A Winter Park High School student is dead after a violent altercation in Winter Park's Central Park Saturday night ― a tragedy that may have been caused by a separate group of Winter Park High School students.
Woman preyed on elderly victims
June Andriulaitis of Winter Park was arrested by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement last week, accused of scamming elderly timeshare victims.
WPHS students suspected
Winter Park Police are in search of multiple suspects after 15-year-old Winter Park High School student was found beaten unconscious in Central Park Saturday night.
Cities saw trees lost, crime
Hurricane Matthew has come and gone, but it still left its mark on Winter Park and Maitland, including a short rash of car burglaries.
New course means new cost
The city of Winter Park celebrated the reopening of the redesigned Winter Park Country Club golf course recently, but does that justify the increase in membership fees?
City seeks MLK location
Winter Park’s ongoing library location saga took yet another turn late last month as motions recently filed by Chief Assistant State Attorney Richard Wallsh were withdrawn.
City talks memory care
Does Winter Park have a need for more memory care centers for seniors? If so, then they aren’t coming easy.
MLK site in question
An effort to keep Winter Park’s new library out of Martin Luther King Jr. Park may have just received its biggest boost yet – thanks to an assistant state attorney.
Suspects in disguise
Appearances can be deceiving. A Winter Park Metro PCS Store and a local resident learned that the hard way last week.
Are fines the answer?
A Deltona City Commissioner told Winter Park on Monday that fining residents for feeding cats isn't the answer to their cat problems.
Developer seeks ambitious project
Local developers Demetree Global are looking to develop the six-way intersection of Orlando, Orange and Harmon avenues – a project that all starts with a roundabout.
City staff fetching ideas
City Commissioners discussed giving Lake Baldwin Park a new name last Monday after Commissioner Carolyn Cooper suggested its current name isn’t fitting of Winter Park.
City talks stray cats
City Commissioners tried to quell a cat problem on Monday when they approved a new city ordinance on first reading that fines anyone caught feeding feral cats in Mead Botanical Garden.
Festival to honor late chairman
The Global Peace Film Festival will bring together people from all walks of life from Sept. 19 to Sept. 25 to showcase a series of films meant to inspire peace and love throughout the world.
Residents seek preservation
What started as a rezoning request for a parking lot turned into a greater discussion of the state of the west side of Winter Park during Tuesday's Planning and Zoning Meeting.
Budget set for increase
Winter Park hopes to plant new trees and maintain its existing ones with a boost in funding.