Primary Day draws future voter

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, August 31, 2022

     Miami Lakes Mayor Manny Cid brought his 7-month-old daughter Hailey America Cid to vote with him on Primary Day, Aug. 23.      Cid posted the photo on Facebook and used it as a teaching moment: It’s never too early to take your child to the polls to instill regular voting habits.       He was disappointed at Miami-Dade County’s low turnout of 19 % of 1.9 million voters....

Town presents proposed 2022-2023 budget

Government By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, August 31, 2022

  The proposed budget for the 2022-2023 municipal general fund is $19.5 million, Miami Lakes Town Manager Ed Pidermann said during a presentation at town hall on Aug. 25.      The number could change before the first of two budget meetings is held on Sept. 14, 6:30 p.m. at town hall.      Among the expenditures Pidermann hopes to include in the spending plan: --Increase the police budget...

Community Calendar through Sept. 25

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, August 31, 2022

 Please check the town’s social media pages and Eventbrite pages for the most up-to-date information. Events are subject to change. To register for activities, visit toml.eventbrite.com.   Sept. 11 Arts for Autism fall fundraiser. A family-friendly fundraiser for the Arts for Autism program. Enjoy dancing, MyGym gymnastics and snacks. Also free resources for families. MyGym Miami Lakes, 6763 Main St. Minimum donation...

Helping Hands in Miami Lakes: The Special Needs Advisory Board

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, August 31, 2022

     The new Helping Hands column will focus on the town’s 12 volunteer committees and boards that promote various causes in Miami Lakes and help the town government serve the community.       Committee activities are funded by the town budget and by ticket sales from some events.       “All the events that you see in the town are because of the committees [and] the...

Police: More cars in town after bridge opens

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, August 31, 2022

      Drivers in Miami Lakes are experiencing more traffic and several cars have crashed near the Northwest 170th Street bridge after it opened Aug. 16.      “Obviously there’s more traffic because before, there was zero traffic coming off the bridge,” Miami-Dade Police Maj. Javier Ruiz said on Aug. 25. “But overall, we haven’t seen on our end too much of an...
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