CLEVELAND HEIGHTS DINING: With his bosses closing their Bosko’s Clubhouse Grille at the city golf course, chef David Dunn will negotiate with the city to open a replacement. He was the only bidder to take over the food concessions there.

DUAL-LANGUAGE SCHOOL: Polk School Board members heard four proposals for charter schools, including Mi Escuela Montessori, which would offer classes in both English and Spanish for kindergarten-through-sixth-grade students at a facility in South Lakeland, Mulberry or Bartow.

TIMEOUT: The Morning Paper’s stand-alone Timeout entertainment section has gone away but many of its features are moving into the main paper, Assistant Managing Editor Allison Guinn writes. Her column urges readers to go online for extensive calendar listings, but as fate would have it, the column itself hasn’t been posted online yet.

PASSENGER RAIL: As Brightline plans to link Lakeland to Tampa, Orlando and Miami via highish-speed rail, Polk County leaders should support an expansion of Sunrail commuter trains to link Lakeland with Winter Haven, Haines City and points east, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto writes in a guest column.

Source: The Ledger

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