Request public records from town website

The Town of Miami Lakes will accept requests for public records that are made on the municipal website. To access the form, go to www.miamilakes-fl.gov, click on the “Departments” tab, and when the menu drops down, choose the “Office of the Clerk” line. From...

Police director named

Police director named
The Miami-Dade Police Department has new director. Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez appointed Deputy Director Alfredo “Freddy” Ramirez III as the top cop on Jan. 8. The town of...

How to contact your elected officials

U.S. Congress Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. 7400 SW 87th Ave., Ste. 270 Miami, Fla. 33166 305-596-4224 Twitter: @SenRubioPress Office hours in Miami: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla. 415 Clematis St., Ste. 201 West Palm Beach,...

Pig Roast contest to benefit Our Lady of the Lakes School

The Dad’s Club of Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School will host a unique competition to benefit the school: A pig roast, called Pig Nic. The porkers will be cooked on Jan. 26 by 14 teams of amateur chefs who are parish members. The results will be judged by a panel that...

Networking event Feb. 19

The next business networking social in Miami Lakes is set for Wednesday, Feb. 19 at Cancun Grill. The gathering, from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., will be held at the restaurant in the Royal Oaks Plaza shopping center, at 15406 NW 77th Court. Sponsored by the town and its Economic...

Giving Gators stand in for Santa

Giving Gators stand in for Santa
The Giving Gators came through for kids in need at Christmas. Thirty-five students from 11 schools in Miami-Dade County submitted their wish lists, and the charity group filled all of the...

Candidates hold toy drive for charities

Candidates hold toy drive for charities
South Florida Democratic candidates for state office joined Florida Rep. Cindy Polo, D-Miramar, on Dec. 15 for a toy drive in Tamiami Park benefitting Mothers for Justice and immigrant rights...

Town executives recognized for financial reporting

Town executives recognized for financial reporting
For the eighth year in a row, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada awarded the town of Miami Lakes a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial...

How to contact your elected officials

U.S. Congress Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. 7400 SW 87th Ave., Ste. 270 Miami, Fla. 33166 305-596-4224 Twitter: @SenRubioPress Office hours in Miami: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla. 415 Clematis St., Ste. 201 West Palm Beach,...

Coffee with a cop

Miami-Dade Police and the town of Miami Lakes are inviting residents join Major Javier Ruiz and neighborhood resource officers for coversation while enjoying a cup of coffee. The quarterly meeting with residents is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 8:30 a.m. at Starbucks, 8012 NW...

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