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  1. Sanford razes vacant downtown buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Sanford Mayor Jeff Triplett sat in the driver's seat of an excavator on Tuesday and knocked off a large chunk of a concrete wall to kick off the city's demolition of a vacant one-story building on East Commercial Street near the Lake Monroe waterfront. The razing of the building, city officials said, is one of the first steps in Sanford's efforts to spark development in its downtown district, a place known for its scenic waterfront and historic architecture but with little new development.

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  2. Swimmer clings to overturned boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Click Orlando

    THIS IS MOVING VERY QUICKLY. WE'LL CHECK BACK IN WITH HIM IN A FEW MINUTES. BREAKING NEWS, A RESCUE ON LAKE MONROE.

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  3. Company that leases Sanford's Marina Island pays $158,000 in back taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The Lake Mary company that leases Sanford's Marina Island in the downtown district recently paid $158,371 it owed in overdue property taxes for the past two years, according to the Seminole County Tax Collector's Office. Last month, Sanford City Manager Norton Bonaparte sent Frank Cerasoli, a management member of TFA IV LLC of Lake Mary, a letter saying that the company had not paid the property taxes since 2013 on the two parcels it leases from the city.

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  4. Frustrated Sanford residents see no relief from noisy SunRail facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Some Sanford residents who live near the SunRail maintenance yard are finding it hard to sleep. For more than a year, residents of a Sanford neighborhood have complained to state transportation officials that the loud blasts of train whistles and the roars of locomotive engines from a nearby SunRail maintenance facility have kept them awake at night.

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  5. FDOT to install sound-reducing windows in homes near Sunrail facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | WFTV Orlando

    The Florida Department of Transportation announced it will be installing noise-reducing windows in homes near a Sunrail Maintenance Facility in addition to a noise wall. Tests of less expensive mufflers at the developments at the Preserve at Lake Monroe haven't worked, so a noise wall could cost the department more than $1 million.

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  6. Central Florida Zoo started with a rhesus monkey and Sanford firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Joey English, 2, feeds one of the goats at the Central Florida Zoo Saturday during a day-long celebration of the zoo's 40th year at its current facility off Interstate-4. Joey English, 2, feeds one of the goats at the Central Florida Zoo Saturday during a day-long celebration of the zoo's 40th year at its current facility off Interstate-4.

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  7. Totally Hemp Crazy's Rocky Mountain High to Be at Florida 4th of July Fireworks ShowRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Market Wire

    The Lake Eola 4th of July event will be from 4-10 PM and attendees are encouraged to arrive early in order to find a great viewing spot. Food and Beverages will be supplied by more than twenty-five vendors including Carolina Dreams Rocky Mountain High.

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  8. Longwood temporarily halts new development along ugly stretch of 17-92Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Longwood leaders are hoping to turn tacky into toney along a stretch of U.S. Highway 17-92, long considered one of Central Florida's worst eyesores. To do so, they're temporarily halting development along the highway while the city comes up with a "global vision" that will include new land-development and design regulations for the corridor.

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  9. 7 things to know today, plus Mr. T's new gig pitching teaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | Business Journal

    The Coca-Cola Co. has tapped a certain mohawked 1980s tough guy and gave him Monarch butterfly wings to boost sales of its FUZE tea.

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  10. Company that leases Sanford's Marina Island owes $158,000 in taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Northwestern portion of Marina Island, including the portion with the old hotel and the water on Sept.2, 2014. The Lake Mary company that leases city-owned Marina Island in Sanford's downtown district owes $158,371 in property taxes, according to Sanford officials.

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  11. 9 odd, wacky statues outside Central Florida businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A look at some of the oddest, wackiest statues outside Central Florida businesses, including Skycraft Parts and Surplus, Clayton and Sons and Gatorland. A look at some of the oddest, wackiest statues outside Central Florida businesses, including Skycraft Parts and Surplus, Clayton and Sons and Gatorland.

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  12. Orlando debuts bike share; Sanford unveils trail extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    At long last, Orlando Bike Share has rolled out, with Mayor Buddy Dyer and others joining downtown to launch the program Jan. 9. Bike rentals are $5 an hour, and racks are at four locations downtown. For more on the program, click here .

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  13. Prescribed burns planned for OsteenRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Smoke could rise in the Osteen skies Tuesday, but it will be from a prescribed fire at the Lake Monroe Conservation Area. The St. Johns River Water Management District plans a 64-acre prescribed burn on the Brickyard Slough tract, between Osteen and the St. Johns River.

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  14. Developers envision mixed-use lakefront towers in SanfordRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | Business Journal

    Two of Seminole County's top business leaders have teamed up to bring a new mixed-use, high rise to a 16-acre site on Lake Monroe that houses a popular but now-shuttered biker bar. Ioppolo Law Group managing partner Frank Ioppolo Jr. and Fleet Financial Corp. President Mike Towers have asked the city of Sanford to annex the former Bar Out Back site on U.S. Highway 17-92 from the county so the pair can build The View @ Lake Monroe, a $28 million-$32 million complex set to anchor the western part of Sanford's Riverwalk trail.

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  15. Company says it will pay taxes owed on Marina IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The head of a Lake Mary company that leases Sanford's Marina Island sent an email to Sanford recently saying the firm will pay nearly $160,000 in unpaid property taxes from 2013 and 2014. "These property taxes will be paid by July 15, 2015," Frank Cerasoli, of TFA IV, LLC, said in his June 11 missive to City Manager Norton Bonaparte.

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  16. Officials to test mufflers on SunRail trains in hopes of reducing noise at maintenance yardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | WFTV Orlando

    The noise at the SunRail maintenance yard in Sanford could be reduced this weekend due to a plan officials are trying out. Neighbors said since last year, there has been a constant humming and roaring of engines at the Preserve at Lake Monroe, which sits next to the SunRail maintenance yard.

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  17. Company that leases Sanford's Marina Island owes $158,000 in taxesRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Northwestern portion of Marina Island, including the portion with the old hotel and the water on Sept.2, 2014. The Lake Mary company that leases city-owned Marina Island in Sanford's downtown district owes $158,371 in property taxes, according to Sanford officials.

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  18. Cops: Body of missing fisherman foundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | Click Orlando

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  19. Divers, helicopter still searching for missing boater in Lake MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A Seminole County Sheriff's Office dive team is searching for a missing boater who was last known to be fishing in Lake Monroe on Monday. Deputies have found his truck, trailer and boat.

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  20. Search underway for missing boater on Lake MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WESH-TV

    A search is underway on Lake Monroe for a boater who has been missing since Monday morning. Amanda Ober has the story.

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