Council approves Baptist Emergency Center plan

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, May 4, 2022

     The Baptist Health Emergency Care Center proposed for Miami Lakes Business Park West has cleared one hurdle: The town council unanimously approved the site plan on April 12.      “I think this will be a much needed and a very important amenity for our residents,” Vice Mayor Jeffrey Rodriguez said.      Next steps include obtaining building permits. Baptist will build a...

Town, school board renew Optimist Park agreement

Sports By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, May 4, 2022

    The Town of Miami Lakes and Miami-Dade County Public Schools have agreed to continue sharing Optimist Park for another 40 years.       The school board voted unanimously on April 13 to amend a joint-use agreement that was to expire in 2042 and extended it until March 31, 2062.      There are also two 10-year options to extend the agreement to 2082.      “I would...

Council signs bridge agreement, awaits county, Hialeah responses

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, April 13, 2022

     In a split vote, the Miami Lakes town council approved a tentative deal with the city of Hialeah and Miami-Dade County to open to traffic the Northwest 170th Street bridge that crosses Interstate 75.      The county and Hialeah will have to sign the legal agreement by June 15.       The town approved it on April 6.      Mayor Manny Cid, Vice Mayor Jeffrey Rodriguez...

Community Calendar - through May 5

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, April 13, 2022

    Please check the town’s social media pages for last-minute updates.        April 1 - 15 The Miami Lakes Veterans Committee is seeking candidates for Military Tribute banners. Nominate an active duty service member, reservist, veteran or retiree from any branch of the military whose photo and career information will be flown on a banner hung along Miami Lakes Drive between Northwest 67th Avenue...

Banners focus on mental health

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, April 13, 2022

    A series of banners that promote awareness of mental health were installed in March along Miami Lakes Drive.     The messages were hung between Northwest 57th Avenue and Northwest 87th Avenue.      The campaign is being sponsored by Humana and is a project of the Town of Miami Lakes and its Mental Health Task Force.      Messages include “Mental Health Matters” and...
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