Lakeland Electric Assistant General Manager Joey Curry gave city commissioners an update on the city-owned utility’s performance during and after Hurricane Ian.
About 100 people attended a Smart Growth Summit to discuss Lakeland’s increasing population and ways to handle it in the future.
A Brooklyn apartment developer has chosen a site off Old Tampa Highway, drawn by increased demand for housing for workers at nearby warehouses and transport centers.
City commissioners voted 5-2 Monday to approve five new houses on the 35-acre Tract E of Morgan Creek Preserve north of West Pipkin Road after earlier proposals for 56 and 49 homes were turned back. Neighbors around Hamilton Road spoke out against the project, saying they have concerns about adding septic tanks to the area, […]
A rendering shown to city commissioners on Friday gives the public a glimpse of the design being considered for a large new park planned for Southwest Lakeland at Pipkin and Medulla roads near Lakeland Linder International Airport.
A 96-unit apartment complex is planned for the Westgate neighborhood, south of George Jenkins Boulevard and west of Lake Beulah, and should bring new affordable housing to the area, city officials said at Monday morning’s Lakeland City Commission meeting.
The South Florida Avenue road diet is shoving traffic into nearby neighborhoods, residents said Monday night.
The city of Lakeland is adding two more butterfly gardens to the four it already maintains in an effort to help restore the monarch butterfly population.
The city of Lakeland is adding two more butterfly gardens to the four it already maintains in an effort to help restore the monarch butterfly population. In addition, the city is offering residents free milkweed plants in order to encourage more home butterfly gardens.
Residents in the Dixieland and Lake Morton neighborhoods expressed a common theme during Monday night’s informational meeting regarding changes to South Florida Avenue: Temporary improvements may be helping South Florida, but the problems are shifting to nearby residential streets.