Miami Lakes Middle School wins national 'We the People'

Miami Lakes Middle School wins national 'We the People'
Lisa Deyarza’s students at Miami Lakes Middle School won first place at the national We the People National Invitational in Washington D.C.As part of the national competition, the young scholars ...

Preview of May 14 Council meeting

The Miami Lakes Town Council held its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 14 and council members were expected to approve three ordinances, a host of resolutions and new business items for lawmakers’ discussions.• Council members were expected to give their final approval for an ...

Without any vetoes, Town could receive $13 million in state grants

Thanks to Florida State Senator Manny Diaz, Jr., Miami Lakes was awarded more than $13 million for capital improvement projects during the 2019 Legislative Session.The town was awarded $6 million for the Miami Lakes Business Park SE Resilient Transportation Infrastructure project.Miami ...

Youth Council member reflects on her activities in Miami Lakes

Youth Council member reflects on her activities in Miami Lakes
(Editor’s Note: Ariana Rejas is a member of the Town of Miami Lakes Youth Council. Her reflections of life in Miami Lakes are included in this essay submitted by the Town.)My name is Ariana Rejas ...

Town co-sponsors second Alzheimer's conference with Latino Center of Aging

Town co-sponsors second Alzheimer's conference with Latino Center of Aging
The Town of Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee (EAC) and the Latino Center of Aging joined for the second Annual Latinos and Alzheimer's Conference on April 25 at the Roberto Alonso Community ...

Education Advisory Board gifts new sound system to Barbara Goleman

Education Advisory Board gifts new sound system to Barbara Goleman
Members of the Town of Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board are pictured at Barbara Goleman Senior High School with their donation of a new sound system for the school’s auditorium. Pictured (top, ...

Town officials welcome La Rosa Realty to new offices in Miami Lakes Town Center

Town officials welcome La Rosa Realty to new offices in Miami Lakes Town Center
Miami Lakes councilmembers Carlos Alvarez and Jose Dieguez joined in the grand opening celebration of La Rosa Realty on April 17. The firm is located at 15500 New Barn Road, Suite 105.

Miami Lakes Branch Library May/June events

Miami Lakes Branch Library May/June events
Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during May and early June:For Children and Families:Movies and Stories for Kids – Watch favorite ...

Mater Academy's Melanie Gonzalez wins 25th District Congressional Art contest

Mater Academy's Melanie Gonzalez wins 25th District Congressional Art contest
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) recognized Mater Academy Charter High School sophomore Melanie Gonzalez as the 25th Congressional District’s winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition ...

Mater's Mercedes Ferreira-Dias named to Presidential Scholars

Mater's Mercedes Ferreira-Dias named to Presidential Scholars
Mercedes F. Ferreira-Dias is a senior at Mater Lakes Academy (MLA). Not only is she the school’s Valedictorian, but she will also be attending Harvard University. In addition to all her ...

107 Taste brings Asian-fusion style dinning now on Main Street

107 Taste brings Asian-fusion style dinning now on Main Street
For months many have wondered what the orange sign of “107 Taste” meant and when it was opening. On March 27 the restaurant made its soft opening followed by a ribbon cutting on April 24, joined ...

Salata Salad Kitchen kicks off at grand opening

Salata Salad Kitchen kicks off at grand opening
Salata Salad Kitchen, located at 7491 Miami Lakes Drive in the Cypress Village Shopping Center, celebrated its grand opening on April 25. Joined by hundreds of guests including Mayor Manny Cid and ...

Nominations due by May 10 for Town's Military Tribute Banners campaign

The Town of Miami Lakes and the Veterans Committee will recognize and pay tribute to Miami Lakes’ military heroes for their sacrifice. Thanks to project sponsor Miami Lakes Automall, family members and loved ones may now nominate an active duty service member, reservist, veteran, or ...

Town proclaims Autism Awareness Month

Town proclaims Autism Awareness Month
Mayor Manny Cid and the Miami Lakes Town Council proclaimed April as Autism Awareness Month during the April regular council meeting. Pictured (from left) Councilmember Luis Collazo, Vice Mayor ...

'Miami Lakes Connect' is now available on mobile apps

As of April 19, the Miami Lakes Connect mobile app is now available for iOS and Android users.Powered by SeeClickFix, Miami Lakes Connect allows residents to submit quality of life concerns on the Town of Miami Lakes website, mobile applications (iPhone, Android), call center, and ...

Town announces changes in landscape maintenance to restrict use of glyphosate

All landscape maintenance vendors at Town of Miami Lakes park properties, right of ways, medians, cul de sacs and landscape areas are no longer utilizing products containing glyphosate as of April 1, according to a news release from the town.An initiative proposed by Councilmember ...

Doral scores second victory in Mayor's Basketball Classic

Doral scores second victory in Mayor's Basketball Classic
Miami Lakes Mayor Manny Cid and Doral Mayor Juan Carlos Bermudez (knelling front) celebrate a successful 2nd annual Mayor’s Basketball Classic on April 12 at Barbara Goleman High School gym. Doral ...

Miami Lakes Branch Library plans May events

Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during April:For Children and Families:Movies and Stories for Kids – Watch favorite movies with family and friends. Movies being shown this month are “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” (PG); “Mona,” ...

Town's P&Z Board addresses overnight parking

The Miami Lakes Planning and Zoning Board approved an ordinance which prohibits overnight street parking for commercial vehicles within the town’s rights-of-way adjacent to residential neighborhoods, parks and government buildings, indicating they create hazardous conditions by ...

Bob Graham Education Center's CEA competes in Project Citizen

Bob Graham Education Center's CEA competes in Project Citizen
The seventh-grade students of the Civic Engagement Academy (CEA) at Bob Graham Education Center (BGEC) participated in the Project Citizen District Competition on April 16 at St. Thomas University ...