(WB) Lawmakers in Spain last week voted against a bill that would have allowed transgender people to legally change their gender without medical or psychological interventions.
Wilton Manors and a Lazy Lake resident are having a little quarrel over a sidewalk.
As Wilton Manors begins to roll out a new budget each city department comes under a magnifying glass.
With the recent cold front, you might not have noticed Wilton Manors is once again hot.
The Charter Review Board was created by the city commission and their task was to look at the City Charter and make independent recommendations to the commission.
After taking a few days to process what occurred in Wilton Manors Entertainment District at the Stonewall Pride parade, I am writing to express my concern and opinion.
The idea of growth and development in our charming city has been a very polarizing issue for years.
At a recent commission meeting, a resident in our community referred to me as “living in the world of the Jetsons” because I expressed a desire for our city to focus on other modes of transportation in addition to cars.
As a Wilton Manors LBGT resident homeowner, questions linger after my experience at the Stonewall Pride Parade and Festival on June 19.
The City of Wilton Manors recognizes the importance of art, in its many forms, and the impact art has on our quality of life.
As we emerge from COVID-19, our Wilton Manors parks and recreational services are beginning to thrive once again.
Those of you who keep an eye on city commission business know that the Wilton Manors City Commission approved an update to the city’s strategic plan earlier this year.
If there was any doubt that social media sows discontent and division, media coverage of Facebook cleared that up for us last week.
The same few antagonists in our city continue to publicly bash the current commission for a recent vote regarding term limits.
This past Tuesday, Kareem Awadalla walked into the City Commission Chambers. As a journalist, he was there to look his elected officials in the eye and listen to their views on the many critical issues our commission planned to address that evening.
You haven’t been a Wilton Manors resident for long if you haven’t heard the question, “When are we going to get a rainbow crosswalk?”
I’ve spent a lot of time lately reflecting on our city’s tagline of “Life is just better here.”
This past week, we remembered the late Mayor Justin Flippen. He was affectionately referred to as “the Peoples’ Mayor,” a title he undoubtedly deserved.
In response to Aimee Ballantyne’s recent critique of my Letter to the Editor published in SFGN on May 10, I stand by my opinion that cars alone cannot meet all our transit needs.
If you want to cause a Facebook riot in a Wilton Manors group, all you must do is ask “When are the trees coming to Wilton Drive?”
At a recent dinner with my friend Steve Rothaus, we both discussed how the face of activism and advocacy has changed post-marriage equality.
I'm writing to ask you to run a public service blurb, once again, to alert tourists and snowbirds, heading for the warm fun and frolics of Wilton Manors, about the speed trap on NE 26th Street, perpetrating as a school zone.
In an article in the Gazette on May 6 titled "Short-Term Rentals Must Go" by our local "curmudgeon" Sal Torre, Mr. Torre really missed the mark on this one in his "Attack on Tourism" article.
In your May 13 edition of the Gazette, you gave a platform to a malcontent named Thomas Paul Severino, a self-proclaimed author, who proceeded to express his disagreement with the existing public art efforts being made in Wilton Manors in his article “Wilton Manors Needs a True Vision for Public Art in the City.”
Commissioner Caputo, are these miles-per-trip numbers quoted in your article based on drives during the pandemic?
I must admit, when City Manager Leigh Ann Henderson told me the city wanted to become a COVID-19 vaccination site, I was immediately filled with fear.
Unfortunately, the appearance of Wilton Manors hasn’t always lived up to the personality of Wilton Manors.
Less than a month ago, SFGN’s coverage of the Wilton Manors City Commission’s desire for its city boards to be more inclusive, explicitly including the trans community in its board diversity policy.
On Sept. 14, the Wilton Manors City Commission approved resolution 2021-074 urging the Florida Legislature to act in order to safeguard the accessibility, affordability, and safety of reproductive healthcare and the fundamental constitutional right to abortion.
At the Wilton Manor’s City Commission meeting on Oct. 26, we shared with residents details about the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding our city is expected to receive and outlined the proposed spending plan.
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