Student’s art to hang in U.S. Capitol

Education By David L. Snelling Reporter Thursday, June 3, 2021

Using only pencils, Mater Academy Charter High School senior Michael Cano drew such a compelling portrait of a man that it was chosen for display in the U.S. Capitol complex. Cano, 18, of Hialeah, said he was inspired -- by the hard times that...

How to contact your elected officials

Government Thursday, June 3, 2021

U.S. Congress Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. 7400 SW 87th Ave. Suite 270 Miami, Fla. 33166 305-596-4224 Twitter: @SenRubioPress   Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla. 901 Ponce de Leon Blvd. Suite 505 Miami, FL...

Traffic control boxes transformed into art

Government By David Snelling, Reporter Thursday, May 20, 2021

They are a bit of beauty sprinkled along Miami Lakes Drive: Five formerly mundane traffic light control boxes are now wrapped in vibrant patterns of South Florida flowers and foliage. The designs are the creation of Miami Lakes artist Barbara...

Cryptocurrencies accepted at town hall

Government Thursday, May 20, 2021

The Town of Miami Lakes is accepting crytocurrencies for payment of all fees it collects. The town’s credit card merchant, PayPal, implemented the crypto option in March. Customers who have a PayPal crypto account may use it to pay...
Roberto “Robbie” Alonso has taken the first steps toward emulating his grandfather’s career in public service. Roberto Alonso Sr. was the first vice mayor for the Town of Miami Lakes and served on the council from 2001 to...
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