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 Community News 

Friday, May 19, 2023
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Ocoee, fire fighters union say contract negotiations are “going well”

A new spirit of cooperation has replaced the bitterness that plagued past bargaining sessions.

Thursday, May 18, 2023
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Ocoee appoints Charter Review Commission

Members expected to close loopholes related to election woes.

Thursday, May 18, 2023
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Ocoee to scout District 1 locations for new Fire Station 38

After 10 years in two temp locations, fire fighters union president says, "We'll believe it when we see it."

Friday, April 28, 2023
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"Making Measurable Progress"

City manager updates social services leaders on the city’s projects in East Winter Garden

Monday, April 24, 2023
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Community leader answers DeSantis book bans by opening library

“You will not tell us what we can read or what we can know about our plight in America over 400 years.”

Monday, February 13, 2023
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Winter Garden buys 16 acres for county school district property swap

The $5M property on W. Colonial is meant to replace Orange Technical College as the new site for school bus depot.

Tuesday, December 13, 2022
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Oakland juggles multiple water projects

Conservation, wastewater and redundancy projects take priority to keep pace with population growth.

Monday, December 5, 2022
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Winter Garden whiffs on Chanukah festivities

The city’s holiday marketing materials promoted numerous Christmas events while omitting the single Jewish event of the season

Wednesday, November 23, 2022
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Oakland teeing up revised golf cart ordinance for driving to/from Winter Garden

Town Manager Steve Koontz anticipates "a lot more golf cart traffic" with the completion of three residential roads.

Saturday, November 12, 2022
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Chews A Puppy quietly awarded $5,000 scholarships to four Ocoee High School students in 2021

Little information about the application process or criteria is available; OCPS has no information whether the scholarship will be offered again this year.

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