NEWS FROM: Medley, Miami Springs, Virginia Gardens
Miami SpringsThe Miami Herald , Apr 8
Miami Springs residents rejected a referendum Tuesday that would have authorized the City Council to sell a 10,299-square-foot parking lot b... eside a golf course for $115,000.
Miami SpringsThe Miami Herald , Apr 7
A judge denied a request for a court order blocking the election.
Criminal courtsThe Miami Herald , Apr 7
Prosecutors say he strangled and fatally beat new bride Wendy Trapaga in October 2002 in a scheme to collect $1 million in life insurance mo... ney.
Talk to Sarah Vargas these days about the Miami Springs Farmers Market and its almost like talking to a mother who is watching h... er young child grow and mature. That's because last Saturday, March 29, the market celebrated the conclusion of its second full year and Vargas could not have been more pleased with how the six-month-long event has continued to grow.
Boy Scout Troop 334 and Venturing Crew 50 will be on the river again this year, this Saturday, April 5, to clean up the waterway and its ban... ks in preparation for the River Cities Festival. The public is invited to join the scouts again this year and anyone who wants to work with them can launch a boat at the boat ramp across from the dog park on North Royal Poinciana Boulevard, near the high school beginning at 9 a.m.
Miami SpringsThe Miami Herald , Apr 3
An attorney for the county elections department says the plaintiffs waited too long to try and stop a referendum set for Tuesday.
The City of Miami Springs held a special council meeting this past Monday night (March 31) and one of the agenda items addressed a potential... lawsuit filed by six citizens in an attempt to halt next week's special election to decide whether the city can sell a slice of the Miami Springs Golf Course.
Even though his Miami Springs baseball team traveled three hours northwest last week to compete in the Sarasota Baseball Classic Tournament ... and performed quite well, head coach Willie Vasquez was doing what most coaches usually do. Lamenting over what could have been" as the Hawks won two of four games.
Virginia Gardens has a new guard for its mailbox, a white-winged dove called Ivory, who has made Village Hall in Virginia Garden... s her home for the past two months, after her mate disappeared.
State guidelines resulting from red light cameras on the Miami Springs westbound side of Northwest 36th Street have resulted in having a nig... ht court in the Miami Springs council chamber on the third Thursday of every month and it has turned into a busy place for drivers coming to plead their case.
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