Former Vice Mayor William H. ‘Bill’ Kerdyk, Jr. Selected As 2020 Apogee Award Honoree In Real Estate

Real Estate Executive and Business Owner William H. ‘Bill’ Kerdyk, Jr., President and CEO of Kerdyk Real Estate, has been selected as a 2020 Apogee Award Honoree in Real Estate by South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine. The Apogee Award…

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Coral Gables Police Makes Arrests In Car Theft Ring

Coral Gables Police Department released the following: On Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 11:13 a.m., a black BMW 5 series was observed driving into the community of Gables Estates. An unknown Black, Male subject from the BMW entered onto the…

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CDC Guidelines: Holiday Celebrations and Small Gatherings

The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful and isolating for many people. Gatherings during the upcoming holidays can be an opportunity to reconnect with family and friends. This holiday season, consider how your holiday plans can be modified to reduce the…

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No Garbage Pickup On Christmas Day

The City has announced the following change to garbage pickup day on Christmas Day, December 25th. If your garbage, trash and/or recycling is picked up on Fridays, since Christmas day falls on a Friday, your pick up will be Saturday,…

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UPDATE: Mayor Receives First Negative Result For COVID-19

Coral Gables Mayor Raul Valdes-Fauli who had been diagnosed with COVID-19 on Sunday, December 6th, has received his first negative test result. The Mayor reported only mild cold-like symptoms throughout his 14-day quarantine, during which he continued to serve as…

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Santa To Ride Through City This Weekend

Santa will be visiting Coral Gables on December 19 and December 20. Get a glimpse of the most popular man of the season, as Santa Claus and his helpers will be riding on a fire truck through the streets of…

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OPINION: My Wish For 2021

By: Alexander Adams, AICP, CNU-A 2020 will be known as the “Year of COVID-19”. This has a negative connotation for most people, however many opportunities emerged like zoom calls, online training, working from home, enjoying family time, baking, and cooking at…

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Flag Raised At New Public Safety Building

After several years of planning and construction, the flag has been raised at the Coral Gables Public Safety Building. A project that did not come without controversy, following debates over its small size, difficulty of use for large response equipment…

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OPINION: Do Not Let History Be Gone With The Wind

By: Dr. Karelia Martinez Carbonell On Wednesday, the Historic Preservation Board will be faced with an important decision: preserve or lose the resource to demolition. The Board will consider local historic designation for 649 Palmarito Court per recommendation of the…

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Commission Meeting: A Referendum On Public Notice And Public Comment

Public notice and public comment seemed to be the common topics at the Tuesday, December 8th, City Commission meeting. The meeting began with a public comment period that exceeded the one hour allowed by the Commission. The number of public…

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