Town officials react to a proposed study to expand Opa Locka airport

After Miami Lakes was placed on alert over a proposed Miami-Dade County resolution to possibly expand operations at Miami International Airport and Opa Locka Airport, which could have a serious impact on residents’ quality of life, the town’s elected voices publicly opposed ...

Hollywood residents urge Miami-Dade cities to join in anti-blasting petition

Hollywood residents urge Miami-Dade cities to join in anti-blasting petition
Fed up with damages to residential properties allegedly caused by the rock mining industry’s blasting, the residents of Riviera Isles in Hollywood launched a petition drive to cease the ...

Town plans Youth Programs Showcase at ‘The Spot’ on Aug. 12

Miami Lakes Recreation Program team and partner providers will host a Recreation Program Showcase at the Town’s Youth Center, “The Spot,” 6075 Miami Lakes Drive East, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 12.From ballet, jazz, martial arts, archery, golf and ...

Gwen Graham launches campaign in Florida’s gubernatorial race

Gwen Graham launches campaign in Florida’s gubernatorial race
Gwen Graham, daughter of former U.S. Senator and Florida Governor Bob Graham, announced her candidacy to serve as the state’s next governor during an early May press conference in Miami ...

‘Capture a Miami Lakes Moment’ photo contest ends on July 31

‘Capture a Miami Lakes Moment’ photo contest ends on July 31
Time is running out to enter Round 2 of the “Capture a Miami Lakes Moment” photo contest.Residents can win a fabulous prize by taking photos that depict their favorite place or thing ...

Deadline extended for artists to apply for public art projects

Deadline extended for artists to apply for public art projects
The Town of Miami Lakes and Miami-Dade County Art in n Public Places is calling all artists to design a fun and interactive outdoor public art project for the Town’s newly  renovated ...

Town receives state grants check

Town receives state grants check
Miami Lakes received a $1,325,000 check from the State of Florida at the Town’s July 4th event for two critical projects approved by the Florida Legislature. State Representative Manny Diaz ...

Com. Esteban Bovo Jr. applauds MDX toll relief

Toll relief and additional funding for transportation services recently became the bright spots for Miami-Dade when the County Commission burst into cheers during a meeting.  Miami-Dade County Commission chairman Esteban Bovo Jr. thanked Florida’s Governor Rick Scott for ...

Tony Lama exits Council with inspiring thoughts

Tony Lama exits Council with inspiring thoughts
The following letter was furnished to The Miami Laker by Miami Lakes Vice Mayor Tony Lama:Dear Colleagues, Town Staff, and Residents of Miami Lakes,I want to formally inform you that July 25 will ...

Florida DOT schedules public meetings in ML for Turnpike projects

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise have scheduled a public information meeting and two public hearings on the proposed improvement plans along Florida’s Turnpike between the Dolphin Expressway (SR 836) and I-75 in Miami-Dade ...

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