Pizzi settlement is done, Miami Lakes town attorney tells council

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, June 13, 2024

Miami Lakes will pay former Mayor Michael Pizzi $1.625 million for legal fees for his defense in a federal criminal case, a decision that ends a decade of courtroom battles and payments to lawyers. After a jury found in 2014 that Pizzi was not...

The Graham Companies awards scholarships as EAB recognizes excellence

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

    The Graham Companies, the Town of Miami Lakes and its Education Advisory Board celebrated exceptional students during the third annual Awards of Excellence.       Officials honored 12 students from area schools for their achievements on May 9 at the Roberto Alonso Community Center.       Outstanding Educator of the Year was Alejandro Fuenmayor of Bob Graham Education Center, an award...

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...

Restaurants ready to serve Miami Lakers

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Cypress Village Shopping Center BurgerFi 7431 Miami Lakes Drive.  786-322-6270. Dine in, take-out. www.burgerfi.com CRUZEIRO Brazilian Steakhouse 7419 Miami Lakes Dr. 305-363-5247 Indoor/outdoor dining, take-out, Uber Eats. Order from cruzeirosteakhouse.net. DiCED 7425 Miami Lakes Drive  305-961-1032 Dicedfood.com, indoor dining; take-out; Uber Eats; Postmates; DoorDash....
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