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

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

The commissioner is in
Thursday, September 22, 2022

The commissioner is in

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

The HUBB of it all
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.

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

Town gives Windermere boathouse owners 35 days to vacate structures
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.

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

Debt driven
Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Debt driven

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

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

Residency requirement waived for new city manager by Winter Garden commissioners
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

Polland wins third term from Oakland voters
Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Polland wins third term from Oakland voters

Commissioner cleans up with 71 percent of the vote.

Windermere favors preserving, rehabbing historic boathouses
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."