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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. ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo In an effort to generate non-property tax revenues to help fund its operations and programs, the City is considering selling naming rights and corporate sponsorships for a number of its assets. In September, the ...

Pompano! Magazine's Editor at Large and columnist, Jeff Levine. He can be contacted at jeff@pointpubs.com By Jeff Levine We're heading into the home stretch for what may be the most consequential election in Pompano Beach in at least a decade. Early voting will begin on Oct. 22. (see info on ...

With Pompano Beach Mayor Lamar Fisher opting to run for Broward County Commission, this November, residents will be choosing a new mayor for the first time in over a decade. The important election will determine where Pompano goes from here, and the campaign has been intense and controversial. There are ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo The City Commission approved an ordinance in July that prohibits the use of nicotine vaporizers – commonly known as e-cigarettes or ‘vaping’ devices – in all public areas in the city, including parks, the ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo Sitel Group, a global customer care provider, has just opened a new contact center in Pompano Beach, bringing 400 full-time jobs to the area. Sitel expects to have all of the positions filled by ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo The City Commission was set to adopt an ordinance in July that would have banned gun shows at the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, but hit a road block when an attorney representing the ...

Dennica Worrell is a City Beat reporter for Pompano! Magazine. By Dennica Worrell The City of Pompano Beach will share costs with Broward County and nine other South Florida cities to prepare a “100 Year Flood Elevation Map” to be completed by Geosyntec Consultants, an environmentally specialized engineering firm headquartered ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo The City of Pompano Beach is in the process of hiring employees to run its new Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) department. Plans to restructure the CRA began after Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) — the ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo Pompano Beach Fire Chief John Jurgle was recently recognized by the Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFASF) as a “leader in hiring the most diverse group of firefighters annually.” Across the nation, only ...