Esther Colon and Bryan Morera to vie in April 30 election for Council Seat 6

Government By Linda Trischitta and Alexandra Herrera Friday, April 12, 2024

     After the Miami-Dade County Elections Department did a machine recount of ballots from the April 9 special election, the two frontrunners will stay in the race for 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%, so a run-off will be needed.      On the ballot in the runoff election on April...

Issues with mail-in ballots prompt delay in Special Election results

Government By Linda Trischitta and Alexandra Herrera Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Eight mail-in ballots that need to be “cured” because they lack information will delay results in the Miami Lakes’ Special Election held on April 9. The Miami-Dade County Supervisor of Elections will contact the voters with the problem ballots, who have until 5 p.m. Thursday to resolve the issues. The Canvassing Board – Miami Lakes Town Clerk and Supervisor of Elections Gina Inguanzo; Mayor Manny Cid and 11th...

It's Election Day in Miami Lakes

Government By Linda Trischitta, Editor Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Today’s the day, when a Special Election is being held to fill a Miami Lakes town council seat that became vacant in November. Five residents stepped up to try and replace former Vice Mayor Carlos Alvarez, who cited personal and career demands as reasons for resigning from the dais, during the middle of a council meeting and the middle of his term. The council did not replace him with Mayor Manny Cid’s nominee, which...

Apply for a $20,000 FPL robotics scholarship

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, April 3, 2024

     The Florida Power & Light Company is accepting applications for its $20,000 robotics scholarship for a high school senior.      The utility’s goal is to empower young minds and cultivate future leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), according to a media release.     A talented student who has a passion and potential in robotics is sought for the...

Town Topics: How would you camouflage the new cell tower on NW 154th St.?

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Alex Miranda  Founding Partner  Virtrify HR Solutions  Miramar   “You know how there are cows across Miami Lakes?” Alex Miranda said. “Put it in cow print. It’s Miami Lakes. On the pole, you [could] put a Veterans [banner]. I think it needs an ad.”  Magaly Rubio Broker Associate Coldwell Banker Miami Lakes       “It is...
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