Message from WASD: Keeping things crystal clear

Community By Jennifer Messemer M-D Water & Sewer Dept., Special to The Miami Laker Wednesday, October 16, 2013

  Living in South Florida, we’re surrounded by water, but only a limited amount is drinkable. The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department’s (WASD) staff works around the clock to deliver high-qualify drinking water that meets or...

Council honors Myriam Nieves as Officer of the Quarter

Government Wednesday, October 16, 2013

  Miami Lakes Police Officer Myriam Nieves was named Officer of the Quarter during the October 8 Town Council meeting. She was honored for her passion for investigations, astute powers of observation, and diligent efforts in apprehending...

Station Scene: Texting and driving now illegal

Community By Cristina Armand, Special to the Laker Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Texting and Driving is Now Illegal in Florida. Distracted driving has happened to all of us. It can range from reading a text message while stopped at a red light, to trying to eat lunch on the go between meetings. Today, more than ever, there...

Council approves final budget keeping low tax rate

Community By David L. Snelling, The Miami Laker staff Friday, October 4, 2013

  Lawmakers for the Town of Miami Lakes gave their final approval for keeping the same rate for property taxes for 2013-2014 and adopted a $15.3 million budget to upgrade public works projects and beautification, and focus more on education...

Government Center nominated for LEED honor

Community Friday, October 4, 2013

  On September 21, the U.S. Green Building Council held its annual event to recognize and honor outstanding projects, inspirational businesses, dedicated individuals, and instrumental South Florida Chapter members who are LEEDing the way to...

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