All posts tagged "news"

  • Orlando native Selwyn Birchwood will headline this year’s Blues & BBQ Festival. Photo by Len Umhoefer.
    Winter Garden to host annual Blues & BBQ Festival

      IF YOU GO Winter Garden Blues & BBQ Festival WHEN: 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28. The Pitbull of Blues Band will perform at 4 p.m., J.P. Soars & The Red Hots at 6 p.m....

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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  • The festival will feature a variety of films in all genres. Photo by Tu Do.
    Indies make silver-screen debuts Starlite film festival

    IF YOU GO 2015 Starlite Film Festival WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 26, to Sunday, March 1 WHERE: Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden TICKETS: All-access passes will be sold for $40 for adults or $15 for...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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    Quick Hits 02.26.15

    THURSDAY, FEB. 26 “Life on the Trail Art Exhibit” Reception — 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, in the Winter Garden City Hall lobby, 300 W. Plant St. Original renderings of local artists’ interpretations will cover...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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    2015 ELECTION Q&A: Winter Garden City Commission

    Editor’s Note: As the March 10 municipal election draws closer, the West Orange Times & Observer is publishing profiles and Q&As from each of the candidates who are running for office in Winter Garden, Windermere and Ocoee....

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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    2015 ELECTION Q&A: Windermere Town Council

    Editor’s Note: As the March 10 municipal election draws closer, the West Orange Times & Observer is publishing profiles and Q&As from each of the candidates who are running for office in Windermere, Ocoee and Winter Garden....

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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  • Ocoee Fire Chief John Miller
    Ocoee welcomes new fire chief

    OCOEE — A man with 30 years of experience and leadership as a Florida firefighter will officially assume command of the Ocoee Fire Department on March 23. Ocoee City Manager Robert Frank appointed John Miller, Orlando’s fire...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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    Foundation Academy builds award-winning robotics program

    WINTER GARDEN — Not even three years ago, Foundation Academy introduced its first robotics class for middle-school students. Next month, one of its two teams will go to a state robotics competition, putting it among the top...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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    02.26.15 Winner: Barbara Stanczak

    Winter Garden resident Barbara Stanczak submitted this captivating, atmospheric black-and-white shot of a bike rack. The West Orange Times & Observer is hosting this weekly contest, and winners will have their photograph featured and receive a $20...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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    Keene’s Pointe home tops weekly sales

    SNAPSHOT Total Sales: 40 High Sale Price: $1,567,075 Low Sale Price: $43,000 REO/Bank Owned: Nine Short Sales: Five A home in the Keene’s Pointe community in Windermere topped all West Orange residential real-estate transactions from Feb. 13...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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  • Levi Allen Key
    Families welcome new babies

    Two families celebrated the births of their new children recently. Matthew and Le Ann Key, of Winter Garden, are the parents of a baby boy, Levi Allen Key, born Oct. 21, 2014. He weighed 7 pounds, 6...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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