Miami Lakes council members take oath during swearing-in

Miami Lakes council members take oath during swearing-in
Three new Miami Lakes town council members and an incumbent lawmaker were sworn into political office to commence serving their new terms, and they each promised to keep the city on track like ...

Preview of December 4 regular Miami Lakes Town Council meeting

The December 4 regular Miami Lakes Town Council meeting was the first for newcomers, Councilmembers Josh Dieguez, Jefferey Rodriguez and Carlos O. Alvarez, as they tackled a host of issues on the agenda. (The meeting was held after this issue went to press.)• Council members were ...

Town's Toy Drive runs to December 14

The Town of Miami Lakes is hosting a Toy Drive to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign. Residents are encouraged to brighten a child’s spirits during the holiday season by dropping off toy donations at Town Hall, 6601 Main Street, through Friday, December 14.The ...

Miami Lakes Chamber will host attorney Phil Rarick as speaker

Miami Lakes Chamber will host attorney Phil Rarick as speaker
Longtime Miami Lakes attorney Phil Rarick will be the guest speaker for the December 12 Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce luncheon meeting at Shula’s Hotel on Main Street.Rarick’s topic is one of ...

Perla Tabares Hantman reelected to 11th term as chair of M-D School Board

Perla Tabares Hantman reelected to 11th term as chair of M-D School Board
Miami Lakes residents Perla Tabares Hantman has been re-elected as chair of the Miami-Dade County School Board for the 2018-2019 school year. It’s the 11th time she was elected to lead the ...

Elderly Affairs Committee honors senior volunteers

Elderly Affairs Committee honors senior volunteers
The Town of Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee completed its 2018 series of Lunch Bunch and Bingo events in late September with over 90 senior citizens participating and enjoying health food ...

Two Miami Lakes veterans will be honored in Veterans History Project

Two Miami Lakes veterans will be honored in Veterans History Project
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) honored six local veterans for their service in the United States Armed Forces. The Congressional Veteran Commendation is a nominations-based program designed ...

Com. Barbara Jordan honors Miami-Opalocka Executive Airport

At last month’s Miami-Dade County Commission meeting, Commissioner Barbara Jordan presented a proclamation to Miami-Opa locka Executive Airport for being named the state of Florida’s General Aviation Airport of the Year for 2018 by FDOT.Among the airport’s successes, the air field ...

Miami Lakes Branch Library sets December events

Miami Lakes Branch Library sets December events
Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during December:For Children and Families:Movies and Stories for Kids – Watch favorite movies with ...

Annual Veterans Day Parade draws patriotic fans

Annual Veterans Day Parade draws patriotic fans
Hundreds of families and children lined the sidewalks of Ludlam Road in the heart of Miami Lakes to observe the Town of Miami Lakes annual Veterans Day Parade on November 11. More than 3,000 ...

Carlos Alvarez, Jeffrey Rodriguez are new members of Town Council

Carlos Alvarez, Jeffrey Rodriguez are new members of Town Council
With two open seats to be filled on the Miami Lakes Town Council, area voters elected a pair of political neophytes over two hopefuls who previously ran for political office. Attorney Jeffrey ...

Miami Lakes Toy Drive will aid U.S. Marines Toys for Tots

The Town of Miami Lakes is hosting a Toy Drive to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign. Residents are encouraged to brighten a child’s spirits during the holiday season by dropping off toy donations at Town Hall, 6601 Main Street, through Friday, ...

Public Safety Committee's Lock It or Lose It campaign

Public Safety Committee's Lock It or Lose It campaign
Miami Lakes Public Safety Committee is encouraging the community to be sure to lock vehicles and remove any valuables during the holiday season. Removing gifts and shopping bags from cars, and ...

Seniors Holiday Social scheduled for December 8 at the Alonso Center

Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee will host a Holiday Social for Miami Lakes seniors from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, at the Roberto Alonso Community Center, 16500 N.W. 87 Avenue. Attendees are encouraged to bring an unwrapped boy for children 12 years and under ...

Disco concert scheduled for Sunday, December 9, at Miami Lakes Picnic Park West

It’s time to play some “funky” music. Miami Lakes Cultural Affairs Committee will present a Disco Concert featuring the disco cover band, The Playlist, at 7 p.m. on Sunday, December 9, at Miami Lakes Picnic Park West, 15151 N.W. 82 Avenue. The Playlist was founded ...

Councilmember-Elect Josh Dieguez outlines his plans

Councilmember-Elect Josh Dieguez outlines his plans
Miami Lakes resident Josh Dieguez was elected to the Miami Lakes Town Council in August when he ran unopposed for Seat 4 for the November 6 election, replacing Frank Mingo, who resigned to run ...

Miami Lakes Branch Library hosts activities for adults and kids

Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during November: For Children and Families: Movies and Stories for Kids – Watch favorite movies with family and friends. Movies being shown this month are “Wreck it Ralph,” ...

MLEC students debate over midterm election candidates

MLEC students debate over midterm election candidates
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times}   Students at Miami Lakes Educational Center (MLEC) proved, once again, that ...

Early voting through November 4

  Voters in Miami Lakes and neighboring communities may cast their ballots during the Early Voting Schedule for the November 6 General Election at the Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 N.W. 82 Avenue in Miami Lakes. The Center will be open daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through ...

Four candidates vie for two Town Council seats

Four candidates vie for two Town Council seats
  Four candidates running for two seats on the Miami Lakes Town Council are making their last-minute appeals to voters as the general election is less than five days away. The campaign ...

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