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Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo The Pompano Beach Water Taxi, which began operating along the Intracoastal Waterway just over a year ago, is getting a helping hand from the City to meet its expenses and continue service. The water ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo Plans for a mixed-use development on property adjacent to Aquamarina Hidden Harbour took another step forward last December when the City Commission unanimously approved a land use change that entitles the developer to build ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo Plans for a makeover of The Shoppes at Beacon Light took another step forward last month when the Planning and Zoning Board approved a site plan for the project. The Community Appearance Board gave ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo Pompano Beach has made a commitment to become more solar friendly and has been accepted to participate in SolSmart, a U.S. Dept of Energy-funded recognition program for communities that have taken steps to make ...

Lighthouse Point Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com BY MARIE PULEO City officials have been working to stave off the possible negative impacts of a bike lane project that is being proposed along Federal Highway from Sample Road to the Palm Beach County line. ...

By Danielle Charbonneau On Aug. 16, the Deerfield Beach City Commission approved a new contract with Waste Management, which will restart the city’s recycling program on Sept 3. The new contract still includes a fee of $96 per ton, but according to Rebecca Medina-Stewart, the City’s Director of Public Affairs ...

STORY FROM CITY OF DEERFIELD BEACH PRESS RELEASE DEERFIELD BEACH, FL – Due to the rising costs for recyclable processing and low global demand for materials, the City voted to not enter into an unreasonable contract with Waste Management. Over the past year, the City has been proactively searching for another ...

(Washington) On April 11, Congressman Ted Deutch (FL-22) sent a letter to the U.S. Department of the Treasury requesting information on reports that Kalashnikov USA, based in Pompano Beach, Florida, may have violated US sanctions through its relationship with the Russian gun manufacturer Kalashnikov. Congressman Deutch issued this statement: “This ...

By Marie Puleo On March 14, Lighthouse Point became the first city in Florida to utilize the state’s new gun laws signed into law by Florida Gov. Rick Scott on March 9 under the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act. The new laws allowed Lighthouse Point police officers ...

By Marie Puleo The long-awaited opening of Pompano’s new state-of-the art library took place last month, culminating a years-long collaborative effort between the city and Broward County to create a venue that will serve as a focal point for culture and learning. The library, located at 50 W. Atlantic Blvd., ...