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By Danielle Charbonneau On Oct. 12, the New York-based hospitality company Impulsive Group purchased the Sands Harbor Resort and Marina in Pompano Beach for $20.8 million. According to county property records, the market value of the property, located at 125 N. Riverside Dr., was assessed at $8,125,480. The 60-room, 82,563-square-foot ...

Pompano! magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puelo The City Commission adopted an ordinance at its Sept. 25 meeting authorizing an expenditure of approximately $1.2 million for the purchase of new digital radios for the Pompano Beach District of the Broward Sheriff’s ...

Pompano! magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo The City recently expanded its park ranger program by hiring five new full-time park rangers and giving them, as well as the three part-time rangers who were already in the program, the authority to ...

Pompano! magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo Kester Park is set to undergo major upgrades starting this month, including renovation of the existing concession building and construction of a new restroom building, as well as parking area improvements.  The well-frequented 8.4-acre ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo Pompano Beach sold $105.5 million of General Obligation Bonds (G.O. Bonds) in September at an interest rate of 3.7 percent, compared to the 4.6 percent rate the City had estimated, which means an estimated ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo On Sept. 6, city officials and members of the community gathered at Coleman Park for the unveiling of a historic marker that memorializes the Pompano Colored School, which once stood at 718 NW Sixth ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo The 2018 National Team of the Pompano Beach Junior Lifeguard Program (Team Pompano) was recognized by Mayor Lamar Fisher at the Sept. 11 City Commission meeting for obtaining nine national titles and numerous runner-up ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo The lobby of the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center is set to undergo renovations that will include a new reception desk, new lobby furniture, new flooring and acoustic tiling, new signage, an updated fire ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo In March of this year, the City hired consultant Dr. Wilhelmena Mack to carry out a survey in District 4 to find out from members of the northwest community what they feel are the ...

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 ...