Three Canes And One Golden Panther Selected In First Two Rounds Of MLB Draft

The Major League Baseball First-Year Draft took place Wednesday and Thursday evenings. This year’s draft featured only five rounds due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The draft usually consists of 40 rounds. However, even though less picks were selected by Major…

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Sunshine Meeting to Discuss Future of Solid Waste

A Sunshine Meeting has been called by Vice Mayor Vince Lago on Monday June 29th at 3:00 PM. At the June 9th meeting, the city commission was briefed on the exponentially growing costs for the city for solid waste (residential)….

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Commission Approves 1.5% Solid Waste Assessment Increase

For a second year in a row, the City of Coral Gables commission voted to pass through a 1.5% tipping fee solid waste increase to residential property owners resulting in approximately a $4 increase. The item was moved by Commissioner…

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City To Resume In Person Meetings

The July 12th, 2020 City Commission meeting will once again be held live and in person in Coral Gables. At least three commissioners would have to be in the chambers and the public would only be able to attend and…

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Coral Gables To Raise Garbage Fees Again

Last year Gables Insider informed you that fee’s were being increased. Gables Insider has now learned that, at the June 9th City Commission meeting, the city administration will present a new plan to increase fees and eliminate the early payment…

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Registration Now Open For City’s Summer P.L.A.Y. Care Program

It’s official…this summer, instead of summer camp the City of Coral Gables – Government Community Recreation Department will be offering Summer P.L.A.Y. Care for children attending K-5th grades for two four-week sessions starting Monday, June 15th. All specialized summer camps…

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Commissioner Calls For Further Discussion To Combat Structural Racism And Just Practices

Commissioner Mike Mena has placed an item for commission discussion on what steps the Coral Gables Police and the City Administration can take to continue self-evaluating and implement policies that compact structural racism and incentive just policing practices. The meeting…

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Vice Mayor Lago: Spreading The Word

Posted by Vice Mayor Vince Lago via Facebook: This past week, Miami-Dade County, including the City of Coral Gables, experienced a weather event that left approximately 17.5 inches in a span of over three days. An estimated 8 inches of…

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Coral Gables Lifts Curfew, County Curfew Changed

Following violence in downtown Miami on Saturday night, Mayor Raul Valdes-Fauli placed Coral Gables under curfew on Sunday evening. That curfew has now been lifted. Protests have continued throughout the country in response to the brutal death of George Floyd…

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Fritz & Franz Has Provided 900 Meals To Homeless, And Counting

The COVID-19 pandemic has served to bring out the best in many in our community. Although restaurants have struggled through mandated closures and numerous restrictions, some have sought opportunities to make a difference in our community, during a time of…

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