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Tavares residents get 'outside-the-box' Ruby Street stormwater project for half the cost

Orlando Sentinel

Date: 7/24/2016 12:11:00 PM

TAVARES — Thanks to state and local grants, city utility customers will have to pay less than half the cost of a $5.3 million stormwater project that is expected to improve Lake Dora's water quality and leave nearby Ruby Street paved in ruby-red bricks

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445 Lake Dora Dr West Palm Beach, FL 33411

REALTOR

Date: 7/13/2016 5:00:00 PM

Regardless of where you are right now, finding information about the property at 445 Lake Dora Dr can be simple when you use realtor.com®. You can also find information related to 445 Lake Dora Dr, like market statistics and community information

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Sound Off: Got a favorite day trip?

The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville

Date: 7/8/2016 1:38:00 PM

It has discontinued that service. Vivo Tours out of Daytona Beach has started a similar program. We took a tour and pontoon boat ride from Lake Dora through the canal to Lake Eustis and back. Had a lunch in Mount Dora and returned to St. Augustine

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Ruby Street stormwater project to bring new look

Orlando Sentinel

Date: 7/7/2016 8:04:00 AM

The $5.3-million Ruby Street stormwater improvement and beautification plan will replace an aging pipe system and also include an 8-acre walkable park and ruby red brick pavers laid in the street running along Lake Dora. Construction is expected to be

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4th of July Boat Parade Winners

LakeMartin.com

Date: 7/5/2016

Most Patriotic Crew1st Place Boat #7 The Ingram Family2nd Place Boat #26 Eleanor Townsend Most Creative Crew1st Place Boat #14 John Bullington2nd Place Boat # 37 Steve Williams Tallest Flag1st Place Boat #8 Carrie Campbell2nd Place Boat #10 Lee Murfree Largest Flag1st Place Boat #36 Kary Little2nd Place Boat #3

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• Surface Area: 4,475 Acres
Lake Dora is one of the seven lakes of the Harris Chain of Lakes. Located in Lake County in central Florida, the lake covers 4,475 acres and is a favorite location for fishing and recreational boating. The Dora Canal connects Lake Dora to Lake Eustis to the north, and Lake Dora is connected to Lake Apopka to the south by way of Lake Beauclair and the Apopka-Beauclair Canal.

The cities of Tavares and Mount Dora occupy the northern and eastern shorelines of Lake Dora, with Mount Dora making a beautiful, picturesque setting nestled on the hills rising to the east. There are two public boat ramps for direct access to Lake Dora: one is located on the northern shore in Tavares and the other is located on the eastern shore in Mount Dora. Both are very nice ramps with plenty of parking for vehicles and boat trailers. The southwestern shore of Lake Dora consists of a wetland with the southeastern shore consisting of a narrow piece of land that separates Lake Dora from Lake Beauclair.

The cities of Tavares and Mount Dora hold several annual festivals that highlight interests from antique wooden boats to antique furniture. The festivals draw thousands of visitors to the area from throughout Florida and the southeastern United States.

Lake Dora is teeming with wildlife, including many types of fish, waterfowl, reptiles, and mammals. The Dora Canal is a popular area for bird-watching and is the main focus of guided tour boats that ply the waters of the area.
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