Florida Avenue Corridor Study

Florida Avenue Corridor Study

Florida Avenue Corridor Study Saturday, May 14 Public Half Day Workshop 9am-2pm (Please see flyer linked HERE for complete details) First United Methodist Church The Florida Department of Transportation, District I (FDOT), in collaboration with the Central Florida Regional Planning Council (CFRPC) supported by the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council (TCRPC) staff, and the City of Lakeland,...

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Lake Clean Up!

Lake Clean Up!

Join with your neighbors to take care of our neighborhood lake!! Please sign up for the clean up on the web page provided. What will we be doing? Walking the shoreline and picking up litter and trash on the ground and within reach in the water (Lakes & Stormwater will provide you with trash bags, gloves, and grabbers). We should be done by 11:00am Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. The...

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February Meeting Recap

February Meeting Recap

****UPDATE from Historic Preservation Board: The HPB approved Sam Sheets revised plan for the new construction which will lower the building to the site’s original grade. He will have a lot of the fill removed, but some will be left to fill in the house’s stem wall foundation. Revised renderings here which were approved by the HPB and also presented to LMNA last week....

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January Meeting Recap!

January Meeting Recap!

As often as I can, I will summarize the neighborhood meetings for those of you who missed it. But here’s the catch-I am not going to do a great job. Why you ask? Simple. I want you to attend the meetings, of course! But seriously, I know many of you have unavoidable conflicts. Tuesday nights are hard. I hope this summary finds you well and helps keep you connected to the neighborhood. Be...

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More about 839 Mississippi: Lakeland Woman Left Teaching Career for War

More about 839 Mississippi: Lakeland Woman Left Teaching Career for War

Reprinted from the Ledger By Bill Rufty Published: Saturday, January 1, 2011 at 4:53 a.m. Elizabeth Thompson of Lakeland holds a photo of herself as an officer in the Navy during World War II. LAKELAND | Elizabeth McGinnes Thompson disliked teaching school so much that she strapped on a .45-caliber pistol and took hundreds of thousands of dollars, sometimes alone, into isolated Navy and Marine...

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Help Put up the Swan Lights!

Help Put up the Swan Lights!

Photo courtesy of Michael Maguire For those who lived here a decade or more ago, you may remember the holiday decorations around Lake Morton.  At some point the decorations went away. LMNA adopted the swan lights, but we are not sure what happened to the bunnies or frogs. The Swans sat in storage for many years, needing much repair.  The LMNA last year committed to fixing the swans and having...

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