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For the city to completely reject the grand jury’s report (“City to ignore jury’s report,” June 13) is sheer fiscal absurdity. Ignorance is bliss, but arrogance in government by city officials is perilous and reckless. “He...
In an effort to bring high-wage jobs and spur economic development, Casselberry soon will offer some new businesses a break on city property taxes for up to 10 years. The tax-relief program also will grant current Casselberry businesses that expand their...
City officials are considering imposing a mandatory fare for the city's senior and disabled bus service, just as other transportation programs are being phased out to free up money to sustain the popular program. Officials currently collect 50-cent...
I ran for Winter Park City Commission to help bring a divided community together. As a commission, we have been working to achieve that goal and bring harmony to our community. My experience with leadership is that civility starts at the top, and the...
Tags: Winter Park, Values, Politics, Government, Arts and Culture
When the old Montex Textiles plant burned in 2005, it was no ordinary fire. Hundreds of barrels of chemicals, including toxic powdered aluminum, sulfuric acid and hydrogen peroxide fueled the blaze, which was later ruled an arson. Federal officials...
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's trip with her family to the beach house of lobbyist Lisa Harris Jones during Memorial Day weekend may have been exactly what she claims — two friends getting together ("Friends in high places," June 14)....
Broward Sheriff Scott Israel is getting quite a reputation these days for being very good and generous with his friends. It's just not the reputation we think he should seek. Israel was quick to tell Sun Sentinel reporter Brittany Wallman that his...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is looking to expand the digital ads that are about to become increasingly common in Chicago under his watch, asking companies to present plans for a "street-level digital" advertising network. The administration is providing scant...
The prior owner planned to convert a 37-story hotel towering over St. Paul Street into apartment and long-term stay suites, but a new owner decided to invest $14 million in a renovation and keep it a hotel. The Tremont Plaza Hotel, which has been called...
Based on what we know so far, there does not appear to be anything illegal about the way Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has carried on her friendship with City Hall's top lobbyist, Lisa Harris Jones. Strictly speaking, there may not be anything...
Last Week: The story of the week in my mind involved Chief Judge Peter Weinstein issuing an executive order requiring defendants accused of residential burglary to appear before a judge rather than being able to post an automatic bond. As an elected...
How much noise is too much noise? That's what Delray Beach city officials are expected to determine at a City Commission workshop Tuesday. After months of working to revise the city's noise ordinance, officials will consider input from residents and...
Tags: Delray Beach, Politics, Government
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