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...

Lawmakers challenge Palmetto Expressway tolls

The express lanes and tolls on the Palmetto Expressway have been controversial ever since the Florida Department of Transportation installed them in September.While some drivers complained about paying to drive on the expressway or slowed traffic along the Miami Lakes and Hialeah...

Hialeah continues bridge construction, applies to work on town property

The city of Hialeah has applied for a permit from Miami Lakes to extend its Northwest 170th Street road construction into the town, despite a lawsuit the town filed against the city, developers andMiami-Dade County to halt work on its portion of the street.At issue is whether a bridge...

Town Council meets on new nights

The Miami Lakes town council has changed its meeting schedule.Beginning in January, councilmembers will gather at town hall at 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month.The elected officials previously met on the first Tuesday of each month.The meetings can be watched in person in...

Town may ban vaping by minors, regulate product sales

The Miami Lakes council took the first step toward prohibiting businesses in town from selling vaping products to minors.Councilmembers gave their initial approval of a proposed ordinance at theDec. 10 meeting.The ordinance also would require business owners to post signs and to obtain...

Partners in charity recognized at town hall

Partners in charity recognized at town hall
Kelley Kronenberg Attorneys at Law supported the Giving Gators non-profit in its meal drive for 120 families at Thanksgiving. Students at 13 schools in Miami-Dade County received complete,...

Stretch of NW 87th Avenue named for fallen officer

Stretch of NW 87th Avenue named for fallen officer
A police officer from Palm Springs North who died while on duty was remembered by loved ones and friends when a street sign was unveiled a few blocks from his family’s home.Larry E.Marrero, a...

How to contact your elected officials

U.S. CongressSen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.7400 SW 87th Ave., Ste. 270 Miami, Fla. 33166305-596-4224Twitter: @SenRubioPressOffice hours in Miami: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. At Miami Lakes town hall through Dec. 18, every third Wednesday of the month, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sen....

Tribute to Veterans

Tribute to Veterans
Hundreds of marchers stepped off on a gorgeous Sunday morning in a parade through the center of Miami Lakes to honor veterans and those who are serving in the United States military. About 115...

Giving Gators Meal Drive feeds 100+ families

Giving Gators Meal Drive  feeds 100+ families
The Giving Gators annual Thanksgiving Meal Drive helped families enjoy the holiday with a complete, traditional meal. The charitable group put together boxes that held all the fixings,...

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.  At Miami Lakes town hall until Dec. 18, every third Wednesday of the month, 11 a.m. to 1...

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