Miami Lakes wins grant, plants 114 trees on the west side

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, June 5, 2024

    Miami-Dade County awarded the Town of Miami Lakes a $50,363 grant for the town’s reforestation program.      Money for the project came from a Growing Roots for Environmentally Equitable Neighborhoods (or GREEN) matching grant.       The county’s GREEN goals are to encourage investment in public lands, combat extreme heat and achieve an up to 30 percent tree canopy, according...

Residents seek speed bumps for safer streets

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, June 5, 2024

     A six-month-old town traffic study done on Palmetto Palm Avenue will be reevaluated after residents pleaded with officials about children being vulnerable to racing cars.       Over a dozen residents spoke at the May 14 town council meeting about speeding vehicles in the east Lake Martha neighborhood, south of Miami Lakes Drive.       Councilmen Luis Collazo and Bryan Morera...

Property Insurance Town Hall on June 6 with Citizens executive, State Rep. Tom Fabricio

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Monday, June 3, 2024

Do you have questions about property insurance?  Come to Miami Lakes Town Hall on Thursday, when Fla. Rep. Tom Fabricio, R-Miami Lakes will host a meeting with Tim Cerio, Citizens Property Insurance Corporation’s president, chief executive officer and executive director. “This is a great opportunity for residents of my district to hear from Citizen’s Property Insurance and to ask questions from the top level of...

Community Calendar

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, May 17, 2024

Register at TOML.eventbrite.com for town events.  May 16 Mount Sinai Health Lecture: Alzheimer’s disease The Elderly Affairs Committee will host a lecture with Dr. Melissa Verzura. Miami Lakes Town Hall, 6601 Main St. 11 a.m. Free.   May 21 Senior Bingo Luncheon Join the Elderly Affairs Committee for bingo, a meal and prizes. Roberto Alonso Community Center, 16500 NW 87th Ave. Ages 60+. 11 a.m. Free. May 24 Senior Art...

Miami Lakes Library Programs

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, May 17, 2024

The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering classes.  Most events require preregistration and popular courses may fill up early. Sign up in advance to avoid being shut out of classes.  To check availability, call the branch at 305-822-6520, email truglioj@mdpls.org or sign up at https://bit.ly/3Wnp6tC. Dragon’s Egg Craft - Teen Library Advisory Board  Wed., May 15  4 p.m. - 5...
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