Bridge conflict continues with county threat to remove park

Featured By Linda Trischitta and David L. Snelling Thursday, April 1, 2021

The ongoing conflict between Miami-Dade County, Hialeah and Miami Lakes over whether to open the Northwest 170th Street bridge and remove a town park the county says is in the way, is in a cooling off period. But that doesn’t mean peace...

For the love of a coach: Mater Academy’s unforgettable season

Featured By David Snelling, Reporter Thursday, March 18, 2021

Shakey Rodriguez would have been proud. Mater Academy Charter High School’s boys basketball coach was a South Florida sports icon who led high school teams to five state championships. But he died from a brain aneurysm during the...

Council approves funding stormwater projects, fee hike

Government By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, March 18, 2021

The town council approved an increase to the stormwater utility fee property owners pay and will go to the municipal bond market later this year to raise $15.5 million. Bond proceeds will fund new capital improvements as part of the...

Council approves use of artificial turf

Government By David Snelling, Reporter Thursday, March 18, 2021

The Town of Miami Lakes is allowing property owners to replace their natural grass with artificial turf, but only in certain areas. The second, final vote on a new ordinance was made during the council meeting on March 9. Prior to the...
High school students may apply for The Graham Companies’ scholarships being offered this spring. The Town of Miami Lakes and its Education Advisory Board are accepting applications for the scholarships, which will be awarded to two...

Cousins catch some fun in Lake Adele

Community Thursday, March 18, 2021

Cousins Anthony Perez, 10, at left, and Jayden Valdes, 12, at right, show off their catch of a Butterfly Peacock Bass at Lake Adele in Miami Lakes on Feb. 28. The boys were “in awe” of what they pulled up from the water, according...
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