The annual Deering Seafood Festival has grown steadily over its 13 years, each iteration outdoing the previous in scope and attendance. But this year’s event marked a first for the festival, as tickets sold out a day early and Deering Estate Foundation membership sales were temporarily halted to prevent overcrowding.
Bernardo Osorio, a former Miami Dade College professor once honored as a Hispanic Heritage Teacher of the Year, was arrested on charges of sexually abusing a Cutler Bay High student while a math instructor there in November 2015, according to court records.
To reduced the unwanted-pet population, the Humane Society of Greater Miami performs free spaying and neutering of dogs and cats for anyone who receives Medicaid; food stamps; Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) food and nutrition service; or Supplemental Security Income.
On Saturday, Cutler Bay will be adorned with six new dolphin-shaped recycling bins throughout three different parks. The project was devised by eighth-grader Noah LaFleur, who felt his community needed an incentive to take care of its surrounding environment.
Cutler Bay residents will choose a new vice mayor and council member for their city on Nov. 8. The major issues are the city’s parks, traffic along major thoroughfares and how the city should handle the influx of citizens and businesses.