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Oviedo hosts public forum for $47 million police building ballot referendum Thursday night

Oviedo residents have the opportunity Thursday to ask city officials questions and make comments about a $47 million request: a new police department building.

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Shuttered Winter Springs Golf Course could be developed

A 133-acre conservation easement set aside 39 years ago for possible parkland may be sold off to make way for a 492-unit housing development in Winter Springs.Mayor Kevin McCann is saying that if it’s not done now, it could be turned into something the city doesn’t want.

No new book bans in Seminole

Seminole County Public Schools’ meeting went late into the evening Tuesday night, as members of Moms for Liberty took hours reading excerpts from books the group wants to see banned from the schools. 

Local events this week – Latin night, drum circle, date night under the stars

Discover local events in Greater Oviedo and Winter Springs this week and beyond, including a drum circle, a town hall meeting on Oviedo’s proposed $47 million public safety building, a romantic evening under the stars, and a murder magic mystery show.

Submit questions ahead of Oviedo election

Oviedo Mayor Megan Sladek has two challengers for her seat, which is up for election this November. Brady Duke and Judith Dolores Smith are running against the incumbent. Natalie Teuchert, who won the Group 1 seat on the Oviedo City Council two years ago when she challenged then-incumbent Smith, is running unopposed.

Teaching 9/11 at Oviedo High School as someone who was there

On September 11, 2001, Jessica Jenkins was home, sleeping off the nightshift, when her parents woke her up with the news: The U.S. was under attack.  The Oviedo High School history teacher talks about her own experience through 9/11.

Food truck business proposal causes city to rethink ordinance

A proposal for a food truck stop in Winter Springs had Commissioners Monday discussing whether they should rethink an ordinance that took “a great deal of time” to create.

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