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 By Rachel Negrete    News

Lake Wales Opportunities Highlighted in Documentary Film Premier

More than 80 community leaders and interested citizens were present Thursday night for the premier showing of the documentary film "Lake Wales Envisioned," which lays out the case... — Updated 11/6/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Drumgo Brings High Energy to City Administration

In the high-energy future facing Lake Wales there's little doubt that high-energy management is required to keep up. As Lake Wales faces a wave of growth, with about 15,000 new resi... — Updated 11/6/2023

 

City Fills Vacant Horticulturist Position As Downtown Tree Planting Approaches

As the City of Lake Wales prepares to begin a major tree-planting effort as part of the Lake Wales Connected effort, a long-vacant horticulturist spot has been filled by a... — Updated 10/23/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Lake Wales Envisioned Adopted by City Commission

In a major step toward addressing the challenge presented by an enormous wave of growth, the Lake Wales city commission voted to adopt a resolution in support of the Lake Wales... — Updated 10/23/2023

 

Bok North Ag Students Continue "Adventures" in Education

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was written by middle school students at Bok North Academy. Students enrolled in the Bok Academy North agriculture program are excited for the... — Updated 10/13/2023

 

A "World Premiere" Screening of "Lake Wales Envisioned" Documentary Will Happen Thursday Night

Community civic leaders and interested citizens are expected to gather Thursday evening to view the premiere screening of what is expected to be an influential documentary film intr... — Updated 10/7/2023

 

Embrace Lake Wales Envisioned: A Model for the Nation

Editor's Note: This guest Commentary, offered by two distinguished scholars of the works of the father and son who shared the honored name of Frederick Law Olmsted, is the first of... — Updated 10/6/2023

 

Bok Tower Admissions Price to Increase Again

The cost of enjoying a day in the relaxing environment at Bok Tower Gardens may add a bit of unfortunate stress to budgets after the gardens announced that the their admission rates... — Updated 9/26/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

New EV "Fast Chargers" Added at Lake Wales Hospital

Owners of the rapidly-growing number of electric vehicles in the Lake Wales area, as well as travelers passing through the city on SR 60, will be pleased to find four new electric... — Updated 9/19/2023

 

Bok North Ag Students Excited for Future of Their Program

EDITOR'S NOTE: Students enrolled in the Bok Academy North agriculture program are excited for the opportunities they are being offered this year. Among those are participation in... — Updated 9/5/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Brick Streets, Brick Facades Transforming Park Avenue

Bricks may become the new buzzword for downtown Lake Wales. The rapid changes coming to Park Avenue under the Lake Wales Connected project include a street completely resurfaced... — Updated 8/5/2023

 

Lake Wales Arts Council Staff Honor Volunteers

The critical importance of volunteers who help to keep the Lake Wales Arts Council and its many programs running was emphasized by director Tommy Frank at a special reception... — Updated 8/2/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Lake Wales May Grow Better, Not Just Bigger, Residents Told at Envision Presentation

A vision of Lake Wales as a city that embraces new neighborhoods built to traditional standards while preserving vast swaths of open space was presented to an eager audience... — Updated 7/19/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Important Public Meeting Tuesday Will Help Shape City's Future

Lake Wales area residents concerned about future growth and development will have yet another opportunity to help shape the future of the community this Tuesday evening, July 11 at... — Updated 7/13/2023

 

New Streetscapes Planted in Druid Hills to Expand "Garden City" Effort

Fourteen new Southern Live Oaks and ten Florida Holly trees were planted last week as the latest landscaping contribution toward recreating the "City in a Garden" ideal of Lake... — Updated 7/3/2023

 

Public Invited to a "Deep Dive" Online Wednesday Afternoon for Lake Wales Envisioned

The interconnectedness of the Lake Wales Ridge and surrounding public and private lands will be the focus of an online "Deep Dive" presentation Wednesday afternoon from 4:00 to... — Updated 6/19/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Retail Business Recruitment is Focus of Downtown Lake Wales Effort

A downtown business improvement effort "focused on asset development and retail recruitment" was outlined to a large group of downtown property owners at a Wednesday luncheon.... — Updated 6/12/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Greenways, Blueways, New Street and Neighborhood Designs Among Ideas Offered by Citizens at Hands-on Workshop

A creative group of Lake Wales area citizens joined with urban design and traffic planners Saturday morning at the James Austin Center to begin the process of designing an... — Updated 4/26/2023

 
 By News Staff Reports    Fun

Saturday "Family Fun" Day to Include Kids' Games, Bands, Beer Garden

A chance to relax in the shade, enjoy food from your favorite food truck, listen to four different bands, and let the kids burn off steam as they learn and play is expected to draw... — Updated 4/26/2023

 
 By News Staff Reports    Fun

Lake Wailes Park Festival Grows Family Fun, Music, Food, and Games

Lake Wailes Park will again host a day of family fun on Saturday, April 29 as the city celebrates the annual Olmsted Day in the Park. This years' event promises to be bigger and... — Updated 4/20/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Friday Night Public Reception to Begin Week of "Envisioned" Planning

Doubts about the future of Lake Wales will be met with inspiration Friday night as a special opening reception for "Charette Week" will take place downtown from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. The... — Updated 4/16/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Standing Room Crowd Hears Lake Wales Envisioned Kickoff

A packed house greeted a team of planners, traffic engineers and developers Monday afternoon to hear presentations that may help shape the future of Lake Wales. Experts shared the... — Updated 4/4/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Monday "Envisioned" Events to Shape Future of Lake Wales

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to shape the future livability of Lake Wales begins Monday at Bok Tower Gardens as a high-powered team of planners bring their national... — Updated 3/21/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

March 20 "Envisioned" Events to Shape Future of Lake Wales in Face of Explosive Growth

A host of proposed housing developments that could more than double the population of Lake Wales have created worries that the once-quiet community will be overrun by sprawling... — Updated 3/15/2023

 

Olmsted Day Vendors, Sponsors Needed to Support Tree Planting

The historic beauty of Lake Wales and efforts to re-create it are the focus of a special event planned for Lake Wailes Park. Area businesses, artists, and crafters are being... — Updated 3/3/2023

 

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