Local News in Mascotte, Florida

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Mascotte creates domestic partnership registry
Sat, 04 Oct 2014 14:01:27 -0700

Following Tavares, it is the second city in Lake County to pass the measure Following Tavares, it is the second city in Lake County to pass the measure

Mascotte the latest central Florida city to offer domestic partnership registry
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 13:16:43 -0700

Mascotte is the latest central Florida city to offer a domestic partnership registry.   Leaders approved it over the summer, but so far, no one — neither common-law nor same-sex couples — has signed up.   "Even for a small community in very conservative  Lake County, it's a positive statement to make that we're (an) inclusive community," Mascotte  City Manager Jim Gleason said.   He says he got ...

Two cities can't justify bad ideas, bad behavior
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:16:58 -0700

Two city governments in Lake County backed away from bad ideas last week — but not until citizens filed lawsuits and were forced to push the issues to absurd lengths.

EEOC weighs in on Mascotte mess, and it isn't pretty
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 14:16:38 -0700

An accountant in the utility department for the city of Mascotte is pulling off a miracle: She continues to work even though the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled Oct. 2 there is "reasonable cause" to believe the city manager discriminated against her.

Noted educator Ron Clark tells Lake teachers to be innovative
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:21:35 -0700

Nationally renowned teacher Ron Clark speaks at aconversion charter school conference Nationally renowned teacher Ron Clark speaks at aconversion charter school conference

Noles Win In Record Day
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 20:07:18 -0700

On a day when top-ranked Florida State never quite found its offensive rhythm the Seminoles rode a dominating defensive effort and the right leg of redshirt sophomore kicker Roberto Aguayo to a 43-3 victory over Wake Forest.

Pedestrian parkway bridge taking shape
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 11:38:16 -0700

By Charlie Reed Staff Writer A pedestrian bridge that eventually will span John Young Parkway is taking shape, with completion expected this spring.