Lights on for safety

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, June 30, 2022

   Members of the Miami Lakes town council cut a ribbon to unveil a new crosswalk at Montrose Road near Veterans Park. The crosswalk is one of three in town - the others are on Fairway Drive -- that flash to alert drivers and prompt them to stop when a pedestrian is crossing in front of traffic.       Mayor Manny Cid was joined on May 13 by Councilmen Carlos O. Alvarez and Josh Dieguez along with resident...

Community Calendar for July

Calendar By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, June 30, 2022

Please check the town’s social media pages for last-minute updates. Register for events at  June 30 Free Movie Screening: “Before Night Falls” and reading of poetry by Reinaldo Arenas. Main Street Players, 6812 Main St., Miami Lakes. 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Town of Miami Lakes, Office of the Mayor; Columbus Capital Lending and Main Street Players. July 4 19th Annual July...

Miami Lakes Library Programs in July

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, June 30, 2022

   The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering the following online and in-person classes.      Space is limited; in some cases, you must register in advance for online events.      Free 2022 Hurricane preparation guides are available at all branches. Homework Help & Tutoring Program Funded in part by The Children’s Trust In Person Sat.,...

Town to create tax calculator for Optimist Park municipal bonds

Government By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, June 30, 2022

     The Town of Miami Lakes is preparing to ask voters on Nov. 8 to approve a $25 million municipal bond offering to fund improvements at Optimist Park.      To help property owners better understand how paying for the bonds will affect their tax bills, the town is preparing a search engine that it hopes to launch in August.       “Residents can plug in either their address or their...

Athletic fields closed until mid-August

Sports By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, June 30, 2022

     Residents who wish to use the athletic fields at Royal Oaks Park, 16500 NW 87 Ave., or Miami Lakes Optimist Park, 6411 NW 162 St., will have to wait until Aug. 15.       The Town of Miami Lakes closed areas in both parks on June 30 so that maintenance could be performed.       Residents may still use the lower bowls at Royal Oaks Park or the green spaces north of the basketball...
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