Fall is in the air and ML Pumpkin Patch prepares to open

Fall is in the air and ML Pumpkin Patch prepares to open

Two and a half truckloads of pumpkins are on the way to Miami Lakes United Methodist Church for the 20th Annual Pumpkin Patch. The church, located at 14800 N.W. 67 Avenue on the corner of Miami Lakes Drive and Ludlum Road, welcomes two-and-a-half truckloads of pumpkins on Wednesday, October 4, one truckload alone containing over 2000 pumpkins ...

Town approves keeping tax rate same to generate $6.6M in new budget

During its first budget hearing on September 5, the Town of Miami Lakes tentatively approved to keep the same rate for property taxes and adopted a new budget for fiscal year 2017-2018.The tax rate of 2.335 is $2.33 for every $1,000 taxable value but residents might pay a slight tax ...

Capture a Miami Lakes Moment

Capture a Miami Lakes Moment

The Capture a Miami Lakes Moment photo contest held by the Town saw local resident Juan Carlos Garcia take third place for his beautifully serene scene of Madden's Hammock.

Joseph Cooper retires from 40-year WLRN career

Joseph Cooper retires from 40-year WLRN career
For more than 40 years, Joseph Cooper’s voice could be heard over the airwaves as a talk show radio host for WLRN.For 18 years, his creation, Topical Currents, featured a sub-tropical blend ...

Town Council may be faced with early selection of new manager

Miami Lakes is planning to decide which path to take in selecting its next town manager sooner than originally planned after Alex Rey was picked as one of the finalists for the same position for the City of Aventura.  Aventura is expected to pick its new city manager in October ...

Councilman Frank Mingo launches campaign for Fla. House District 103

Councilman Frank Mingo launches campaign for Fla. House District 103
Miami Lakes Councilmember Frank Mingo officially launched his bid for the Florida House District 103 seat two weeks ago at Hialeah Park.Joining Mingo for his campaign kickoff party were several ...

HML Adult Education School offers program for immigrant teens

HML Adult Education School offers program for immigrant teens
Before she came to the United States, Nancy Perez was a college professor in Cuba but had to take a job as a school custodian to make ends meet until she could find a way to validate her teaching ...

M-D Police Major Javier Ruiz becomes new Town Police Commander

Miami-Dade Police Major Javier Ruiz was introduced as the new town commander for Miami Lakes at the September 5 Town Council meeting, replacing Major Jorge Perez who was assigned to the Northside District. Ruiz previously served in the Armed Robbery Bureau and was one of the ...

ML Chamber of Commerce schedules 2017 Business Expo on Nov. 16

The annual Networking Business Expo hosted by the Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Town of Miami Lakes, has been scheduled for Thursday, November 16, in the Grand Ballroom of Shula’s Hotel on Main Street.The event will run from 5 to 8 p.m. with a ...

Main Street Players present “The Underpants” opening Sept. 29

Main Street Players present “The Underpants” opening Sept. 29
Theobald Maske has an unusual problem…his wife's underpants won't stay on. One Sunday morning they fall to her ankles right in the middle of town – a public scandal! Mortified, ...

Nominations needed for Vets Grand Marshal

Miami Lakes is extending an opportunity to the community to nominate a deserving individual to be the Grand Marshal of the 38th annual Veteran’s Day Parade on Sunday, November 5.The criteria for the Grand Marshal selection includes:• Be in good standing in the ...

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