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Saturday, October 1, 2022

With Ian gone, Orange County residents are trying to recover, but help is available

Local governments, Orange County and others are reaching out to help residents recover from the aftermath of Hurricane Ian that left a wake of power outages, damage and chaos

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Sunday, September 25, 2022

Floridians should prepare for Ian, which is expected to hit the state later this week

Emergency officials are urging residents to prepare for Tropical Storm Ian, which will likely intensify into a hurricane soon. It's unclear where Ian will make landfall but Central Florida will see an impact. See what you need to do before the storm arrives.

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

The commissioner is in

District 1 County Commissioner Nicole Wilson holds office hours to hear constituent concerns

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

The HUBB of it all

The Foundation for a Healthier West Orange’s website connects residents to the housing, health, legal and financial resources all around the area.

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Monday, August 22, 2022

Cities may not have to comply with Orange County’s rent capping measure

Even if the ballot measure passes in November, cities can opt out by passing their own ordinances.

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Monday, June 20, 2022

Town gives Windermere boathouse owners 35 days to vacate structures

Owners' attorney is betting a 19th century Florida water law will allow them to stay.

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022

East Winter Garden stakeholders brainstorm innovative ideas for repurposing Orange Technical College-Westside Campus

The concept is dazzling. The timing remains unclear.

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Debt driven

Traffic tickets can have families choosing between paying the fine … or paying for food.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Confusion and mistrust as boathouse owners get 30 days to vacate structures

Windermere Mayor says letters were sent in error; promises replacements will be mailed

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Monday, April 18, 2022

Residency requirement waived for new city manager by Winter Garden commissioners

Ballot initiative to repeal “relic” city charter requirement slated for March 2023 municipal election