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Miami Springs Police Officer Fenicett Iribar

Miami Springs Police Officers Honored

At last week's Miami Springs City Council Meeting, Miami Springs Police Chief had the honor of swearing in the newest member of the Miami Springs Police Department, Officer Jorge Filgueira.  Officer Filgueira is a...

Miami Dolphins Donate New Gear to Hawks Football Team

The Miami Springs Senior High Golden Hawks Football Team received a wonderful donation of new gear thanks to the generosity of the Miami Dolphins and Baptist Health.  Here's the quote from @msshfootball: "Thank you @MiamiDolphins...

Homecoming 2021 Fun at Miami Springs Senior High

Homecoming week at Miami Springs Senior High is here and its great to see all the fun back at school with in person learning and in person fun.  Take a moment to enjoy some...
Woodys West End Tavern

Woodys is Coming Back this Fall

Woohoo!  We're excited to get the news that Woody's will be re-opening this fall.  The name is changing slightly.  Woody's West End Tavern is now Woody's Backyard Grill.  But the new owner promises it's...
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Jr’s Gourmet Burgers is Leaving Miami Springs

The beloved Miami Springs restaurant, Jr's Gourmet Burgers, has closed the doors of its Miami Springs restaurant after serving our community for 11 wonderful years.  Thank you Jr's Burgers for being a wonderful part...
51 New Apartment Adding Density to Dowtown Miami Springs

Editorial: Higher Density is Coming…Like It or Not!

Miami Springs is a small community with 4,879 households with a population of 14,176 residents.  That's an average 2.91 residents per household.  But new developments promise to increase the number of households and the...

RTZ Meeting in Pinecrest

Our friends in Pinecrest, Florida, are just as concerned about the Rapid Transit Zone and the proposed Zoning changes surrounding Metrorail. They've created a group called Concerned Citizens of Pinecrest led by Laura McNaughton. They...
Luis Mendoza

Alleged Vehicle Burglar Arrested

Miami Springs Police report that on the evening of October 11, 2021, at approximately 7 PM, a local restaurant worker exited the Miami Springs establishment only to notice a man burglarizing her vehicle.  The alleged...
70 MPH SPEEDER ARRESTED

70 MPH Speeder Arrested

According to Miami Springs Police, a Miami Springs resident named Bennett Williams was arrested on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, for allegedly fleeing and eluding police and reckless driving. According to Police, Miami Springs Motormen (sometimes...

Traffic Stop Yields: $40k Cash, Drugs, and Handgun

Miami Springs Police have been busy with drug busts on traffic stops.  Yesterday was no different.  On Monday, October 11, 2021, a Miami Springs Police Officer assigned to the Crime Suppression Team stopped a...
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Miami Springs Senior High Pink Out 2021

Miami Springs Senior High Pink Out 2021:  FEA/FCCLA hosted a pink out event to bring awareness to the fight against breast cancer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0B9X68QY3zQ  
ROGER ANTONIO CUADRA

Another Traffic Stop…Another Drug Bust

The City of Miami Springs Police reported another drug arrest this week.  According to the police, Roger Antonio Cuadra, 38, ran a stop sign on Saturday, October 9th.  (The location of the stop sign...

Hawks Lose to North Miami Beach

The Golden Hawks Football Team lost on Thursday to the North Miami Beach Chargers.  The final score was 49 to 6.  Thanks to @FBFilmFanatics, you can watch some of the highlights of the game...

New COVID-19 Cases Dropped by 27% Last Week

The number of new COVID-19 cases continues to decrease with 27% fewer cases of the Wuhan flu reported by the State of Florida last week.  (Oh wait.  We can't say that.)  The virus that...

One Man’s Debt Ceiling is Another Man’s Debt Floor

When we apply for a loan from an approved lender, we pay cash or put-up collateral. Not so when you borrow from big Vinny. He doesn’t care about collateral which, to him could be...
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VIDEO: Local YouTuber “Audits” the Miami Springs Police Department

We're not sure what these YouTubers are "auditing" when they visit the Miami Springs Police Station and the Community Policing Office on Westward.  As you can see in the video, our officers always respond...
Fernando Garcia and Brianna Rodriguez

Stolen Vehicle Leads to Two Arrests

Miami Springs Police were able to identify a stolen vehicle during afternoon rush hour traffic on Monday, October 4, 2021, on 36th Street near Curtiss Parkway.  According to police the vehicle had been reported...
Miguel Marquez - Photo courtesy Miami-Dade Corrections

Man Accused of Child Molestation of 3 Year Old Girl at Miami Springs Red...

Miguel Enrique Marquez was arrested and booked into TGK on Sunday, October 3rd after allegedly molesting a 3 year old girl at the Red Roof Inn located along LeJeune Road in Miami Springs.  According...
AIE AVIATORS

AIE Construction Update

The Academy for International Education Charter School (AIE) was established in 2011. It was an innovative venture on the part of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, to open their own charter school that would be...

Concerns over High School Expansion at AIE

LETTER TO THE EDITOR:  Concerned Citizen on Minola Drive October 4, 2021 Dear Neighbor, Why are my windows and walls shaking at 7:45 Am this Monday Morning? Why are their construction vehicles beeping in our backyards? We moved...

Dynamic Duo Continue to Lead in Real Estate

Since 2016, the Leonard Real Estate Group has been the top real estate team in the Miami Springs real estate market.  Here's how they rank: #1 in volume with over $50,000,000 in sales #1...
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Video Captures Porch Pirate on Mokena Drive

Miami Springs resident shared the following surveillance video that allegedly captures a porch pirate taking packages from a Mokena Drive home last Friday, October 1, 2021, at approximately 6pm.  The video was originally posted...

New COVID Cases Dropped by 36% Last Week

The State of Florida had just under 35,000 reported new cases of COVID-19 last week.  That's a 36% drop in new cases compared to the prior week as the Delta wave of COVID-19 continues...
MSSH Football Courtesy @MSSHFOOTBALL + @ALEXAMATOS_

Hawks Football Lose Home Game to Dr. Krop High

The Miami Springs Senior High Golden Hawks Football Team lost on Friday against Dr. Krop High School.  The final score at the home game played, right here in Miami Springs, was 28-6.   View this post...

High Quality Images of New Miami Springs Homes

Quality imagery makes a huge difference in showing the quality of the design and architecture.  As we stated in yesterday's article, "we know suck, but it’s what we got from the City.  It’s...
Enclave at Miami Springs Project

Plans for the (4) Two-Story Homes at Optimist Club Property

We received more details on Tuesday for the proposed development at the former Optimist Club property.  Below, we're going to share some of the proposed designs and layouts of the four proposed two-story homes. ...
Former Miami Springs / Virginia Gardens Optimist Club Property

(4) Two-Story Homes Proposed for Optimist Club Property

The City of Miami Springs issued a Public Notice on variances requested by a developer that purchased the former Miami Springs / Virginia Gardens Optimist Club property.  According to the notice, there will be four...
Miami Springs Senior High Football (Photo Courtesy Miami Springs Senior High Twitter @mssh_hawks)

Miami Springs Football Beats Rival HML 22 – 0

Your Miami Springs Senior High Golden Hawks Football Team defeated the Hialeah Miami-Lakes Trojans today by a score of 22 - 0!  The game was rescheduled due to inclement weather last week. Congratulations to the...
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CBS 4 Miami Covers Miami Springs Missing Jack Russell Terrier, Stewie

Miami Springs family is pulling all the stop to help find their missing 18 year old Jack Russell Terrier, Stewie.  Recently, CBS 4 Miami visited with the family to share their story. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJSffL_c5Bo&t=55s Stewie, went missing...

More Than 100,000 Fewer Cases Last Week than 4 Weeks Ago

Florida COVID-19 cases fell below 60,000 last week for the first time since early July.  That's 100,000 fewer new weekly cases than we had just 4 weeks ago.  We hope to see a continuation...

What's the Buzz?

I Came, I Saw, I Clicked!

Spoiler alert! This is a column devoted to pursuits that some men can’t live without, or why your wife’s hair is turning grey. Some...

New Radio Programs Are Out Of This World!

Albert Einstein was once asked “What is the most important question facing humankind?” Einstein responded by asking another question: “Is the universe a friendly...

A Happy Humorous Thanksgiving to All

Scene: Two native Americans of the Wampanoag People, who had lived on the Eastern coast of America for about10,000 years before the Europeans arrived,...

When it Comes to Food, We Are What We Eat

Sitting outside a restaurant to dine is a welcome change from eating in. We adapt our lifestyle to fit the new norm and welcome...

Got Gas?

It’s getting hot out there, so stock up on those great summer coolers like ice tea and lemonade. You’re probably saying, but Buzz, what...

Politics

51 New Apartment Adding Density to Dowtown Miami Springs

Editorial: Higher Density is Coming…Like It or Not!

Miami Springs is a small community with 4,879 households with a population of 14,176 residents.  That's an average 2.91 residents per household.  But new...

RTZ Meeting in Pinecrest

Our friends in Pinecrest, Florida, are just as concerned about the Rapid Transit Zone and the proposed Zoning changes surrounding Metrorail. They've created a...

High Quality Images of New Miami Springs Homes

Quality imagery makes a huge difference in showing the quality of the design and architecture.  As we stated in yesterday's article, "we know ...
City Hall

City Council Passes Tax Cut in 3 -2 Vote

At the Miami Springs City Council Meeting, the City of Miami Springs voted in a 3 - 2 vote to reduce the tax from...
City Hall

City Council to Lower Tax Rate

On Monday the City of Miami Springs City Council will meet to set the Tax Rate.  Our current tax rate is at 7.3300.  The...

Story Archives

MARY ANN GOODLETT TAYLOR

2018 Year in Review

We take a look back at the key stories that impacted Miami Springs in 2018. 2018...

Missing Dog: Jack Russell Terrier – Stewie

Miami Springs family is desperately seeking help in finding their blind Jack Russell Terrier. The...
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8 Month Old Missing Child: Bella Giorgi – May be in Hialeah

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is seeking help searching for 8 month old Bella...

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Hialeah Hospital Announces Safe, Virtual Visits to its Emergency Departments Via Tele-ER Option

Hialeah Hospital will now be offering patients a new option for care with Tele-ER. This...

ARRESTED: 2 Students Arrested for Threat Against Miami Springs Middle School

ARRESTED! According to multiple local TV reports, two students were arrested for making the threats to...
Rebeca Sosa

JAIL UPDATE: Discussion Deferred to June

During Tuesday's Miami-Dade County Board of County Commission Meeting's discussion over the proposal to expand...

Virginia Gardens

1998 “Ground Hog Day” Miami Springs Tornado

It's been over two years since we experienced the January 23rd, 2017 (EF-0 EF-1) tornado...

PFC Bruce Carter’s Remains Transferred to Arlington National Cemetery

PFC Bruce Carter was the Virginia Gardens war hero who gave his life to save...
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1998 Ground Hog Day Tornado in Miami Springs

Take a look back at the 1998 Ground Hog Day Miami Springs Tornado.  Thanks to...
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