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At the Sept. 28 Candidates Forum, some of the usual suspects showed up.
One year and 45 adoptions later, the Good Luck Cat Cafe has plenty of reason to celebrate.
Recently, the Paul James Salon moved from Downtown Fort Lauderdale to their new digs on Wilton Drive at the old location of Richard’s across from the Shoppes of Wilton Manors. Salon owners, Paul Stewart Huether and his partner J.C. Reigart, are “thrilled to be on the drive.”
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In approving the permanent display of the LBGT pride flag at Jayce Park at their Jan. 26 meeting, commissioners said they hope to create an “iconic” spot that will help differentiate Wilton Manors from Fort Lauderdale.
Increased healthcare costs and employee salaries were among the issues discussed at the city’s budget meeting on Monday.
A bank robber remains at large as authorities seek tips leading to an arrest.
Push Ups for Pets, a one-of-a-kind fundraiser will be held on Saturday, Nov. 28 between 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Participants are encouraged to seek sponsors and request at least $1 per push up. The money raised goes to help feed pets in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties with families who are financially challenged due to illness, disability or aging.
A candidate forum for the Wilton Manors mayoral and commission races is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. at Hagen Park.
With miniature Pride flags and a sign that read “Love Always Wins” adorning the dais, commissioners honored the victims of the Sunday morning massacre that took place at Pulse, an LGBT nightclub in Orlando.
A popular downtown city park will likely be renamed in honor of the late Mayor Justin Flippen, pending a Sept. 22 public hearing.
Wilton Manors officials have lifted the curfew.
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Courtesy of South Florida Gay News, Wilton Manors Gazette presents the latest print edition.
Mayor Gary Resnick won a comfortable re-election bid against challenger Boyd Corbin with 72 percent of the votes Tuesday night, winning a fifth term as the Island City’s leading elected official.
In the early morning hours of Election Day in Wilton Manors, campaign volunteers and precinct workers reported short wait times and no major problems. Most polling stations had a small number of voters waiting in line to vote before polls opened. “There were lines everywhere,” said commission candidate Celeste Ellich.
Divisive isn’t a word used very often during Wilton Manors’ Commission meetings. But it got plenty of use during a discussion on the permanent raising of the LGBT Pride Flag on city property.
When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down much of the nation’s economy, millions of Americans, including Terry Dyer, suddenly found themselves furloughed. Dyer, a human resources executive who had just relocated to South Florida, had two choices.
A real estate finance company plans to purchase the Shoppes of Wilton Manors, keep the retail component, and add what would be Wilton Manors’ first hotel.
Justin Flippin returns to the commission; Scott Newton re-elected
Eric Reivik likes the convenience of early voting at Wilton Manors City Hall and the tradition of placing his ballot in the ballot box. “There’s something about the whole process which I think you miss when you do it by mail.”
There hasn’t been a controversial police shooting in Wilton Manors, and members of the city’s Community Affairs Advisory Board [CAAB] want to keep it that way.
The Wilton Manors Police Depart has begun its civil citation program for cannabis possession under 20 grams. So far, since the first citation was handed out in early January, at least seven have been issued.
It’s still unknown if Broward County voters will pass the one percent sales tax increase on the ballot this November, but Wilton Manors officials already have plans for the money if they do.
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