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  • Winter Park City Commission Meeting Summary

    Micromobility restrictions on roadways, construction noise limitations and traffic data studies in anticipation of an Orange Avenue Overlay were among the topics discussed in Monday’s City Commission meeting.

    For three decades, John V. Sinclair has presided over the Bach Festival Society’s artistic programming, growing the organization’s Choir, Orchestra, artistic reputation, and audience. To honor this important anniversary, the Board of Trustees has established The John V. Sinclair Endowed Fund for Artistic Direction.

    The COVID-19 pandemic has made IT an indispensable part of the equation for working remotely and staying in business.

    As Winter Park restaurants reopen and gear up for a special weekend of socially distant dining outside on Park, Morse and New England Avenues, chefs and owners are adapting to the lessons they’ve learned during the pandemic and advice from their counterparts near and far.

    Celebrating mom will be extra meaningful and important this year, because we all know they are working twice as hard during this pandemic to keep their families safe...

    The White House and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released Guidelines for Opening Up America Again, a three-phased approach based on the advice of public health experts to cautiously re-open face-to-face commerce and gatherings. All levels of government are responding, and most counties in Florida were given the green light to begin re-opening yesterday.

    The latest numbers from the Florida Department of Health in Orange County show 1,371 COVID-19 cases and 33 deaths in the county. An updated heat map can be found at...

    As Florida waits for direction from state and local leaders regarding when and how we can open up again, businesses should set in motion specific strategies for getting back to work safely.

    Work may have ground to a halt or a slow trickle, and online learning might be filling half-days for kids and college students, leaving most of us with extra time on our hands right now. Finding things to do away from mindless binge-watching takes some effort and planning. Volunteering remotely is one way we can fill some of our time and be productive and useful.