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By Marie Puleo The City of Pompano Beach has been in litigation with Broward County for the past four years over the future of the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA)’s northwest district, but a settlement may be reached soon. A settlement would significantly reduce the amount of revenue the ...

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 ...

Pompano! Beach Magazine's Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo In the special municipal election held last March, Pompano Beach residents voted to authorize the issuance of $181 million in General Obligation Bonds (G.O. Bonds) to finance the design and construction of 25 projects ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo For decades, the main thoroughfare in the city’s northwest district has had the dual name of Hammondville Road and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, but now it will officially be known solely as ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo Pompano Beach is suing about a dozen major pharmaceutical companies, joining nearly 200 other governments around the country that are waging battle against the opioid industry. The city is bringing a lawsuit against the ...

By Marie Puleo The City of Pompano Beach is set to become a center for soccer development in the United States. The Floridians Football Club is moving forward with plans to build a multimillion-dollar sports complex on a 12-acre city-owned parcel on Northwest 31st Ave. in the Palm Aire area.  ...

By Marie Puleo After years of delays, the Charlotte J. Burrie Civic Center is about to be built on the vacant parcel located at 2669 N. Federal Highway in Pompano’s Cresthaven neighborhood. Burrie, who serves as City Commissioner of District 2, has been pushing for a civic center for the ...

By Marie Puleo The City Commission voted in January to adopt an ordinance prohibiting medical marijuana dispensaries within the city. In the November 2016 general election, 71 percent of the voters in Florida approved an amendment to the Florida Constitution that legalizes medical marijuana. In Pompano Beach, 76 percent of ...

Outre Theater company performs "American Idiot," a punk opera based on the Green Day album. By Colton Wooten The playbill for “Reservoir Dolls,” which the Outré Theater Company opened at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center on February 3, promises viewers an experience at variance with propriety. It begins with an ...