Esther Colon and Bryan Morera vie in April 30 election for council

Government By Linda Trischitta and Alexandra Herrera Thursday, April 18, 2024

    After the Miami-Dade County Elections Department performed a machine recount of ballots from the April 9 special election, the two frontrunners will stay in the race for vacant town council Seat 6.      Just 10.52% of 20,004 eligible voters chose among five candidates in the special election and no one won more than 50%, prompting a run-off election.      On the ballot on April 30 are Esther...

Miami Lakes Library Programs

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, April 18, 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 or sign up at   The STEMology Club  Wed., April 17   4 p.m.  – 5...

Community Calendar

Calendar By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, April 18, 2024

Register at for town events.    April 20 Boy Scout Troop 529 Car Wash Fundraiser. In partnership with the Mayor’s office, scouts will be at Town Hall, 6601 Main St., from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cars: $10, SUVs/Trucks: $12.   April 20 St. Andrews  Lutheran Church Lechon Fest. Enjoy lechon, music, games and raffles at the church’s fundraiser. Meal tickets are $10, raffle tickets...

Scenes from a life: Photos of Bob Graham

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, April 18, 2024

The Graham Companies shared photos from the life of Bob Graham. The former state legislator, governor and U.S. senator who was a member of Miami Lakes' founding family died Tuesday in Gainesville, Fla. of natural causes. He was 87.

Miami Lakes ARTS Festival set for Sunday on Main Street

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, April 18, 2024

The Florida Marketplace Group will present its first Miami Lakes ARTS Festival on April 21. The group runs the popular Farmer’s Market on Saturdays at the corner of Main Street and New Barn Road, which is also where the art show will be set up. “[We’re] hoping to grow it,” Diego Caiola, who runs the market said about the art show. Visitors will find artists and crafters' work on display that will be...