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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

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Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Polland wins third term from Oakland voters

Commissioner cleans up with 71 percent of the vote.

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Thursday, February 24, 2022

Windermere favors preserving, rehabbing historic boathouses

The proposal would likely mean ending current leases for those using the boathouses. But the attorney for the boathouse "owners" says the town is bullying his clients and taking their "private property."

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Friday, February 18, 2022

Winter Garden to Orange County Public Schools: No bus depot in our backyard!

Met with fierce community opposition, school officials say they’re open to finding a new location.

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Friday, January 7, 2022

No election for Windermere this year, says town clerk

Three open town council seats filled by default

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Thursday, January 6, 2022

Winter Garden prepares to bring remaining East Winter Garden properties into city

Annexation will be on the Jan. 27 city commission agenda, says City Manager Jon Williams.

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Monday, January 3, 2022

Winter Garden institutes mask mandate for city employees in city buildings

The decision was driven by the omicron variant, says City Manager Jon Williams

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Thursday, December 23, 2021

City of Ocoee, Fire Fighters Union sign new 3-year contract

After months of bitter fighting, both sides find compromise and reach a fair deal.

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Friday, December 17, 2021

Rep. Thompson: DeSantis anti-critical race theory bill highlights need for “fact-based” Black history to be taught in public schools

Democratic lawmaker wants people to “understand the difference between critical race theory and African-American history.”