Monday, 08 August 2016 16:09
MIAMI (July 29, 2016) — Voters are encouraged to double check their voter registration information, and be aware of the following deadlines in advance of the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, August 30:
Friday, 05 August 2016 16:50
MIAMI, FL – The Governing Board of the Metropolitan Planning Organization recently passed a resolution declaring the removal of litter and debris on major transportation gateways, highways and expressways in Miami-Dade County a top priority and urges the Miami-Dade County Legislative Delegation to advocate for improved measures to address the issue.
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 17:35
Animal Care joins nationwide adoption effort. BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Broward County Animal Care will once again team up with NBC6 and Telemundo 51 to host the second annual Clear the Shelters national pet adoption drive on Saturday, July 23rd, from 10AM to 5PM at the Broward County Animal Care Adoption Center, 1870 SW 39th ST, Fort Lauderdale.
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 17:34
BROWARD COUNTY, FL - For the fourth year in a row, Broward County has topped the nation when it comes to the quality of its public information and public education outreach campaigns. Broward County has won 34 awards in the 2016 National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO) Awards of Excellence competition, more than any other county in the country.
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 17:33
BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Broward County's Port Everglades will be the last port of call for the Lady Luck (formerly Newtown Creek) before the 324-foot tanker is submerged off Pompano Beach, FL, to become the area's newest artificial reef. The former New York-based vessel is scheduled to arrive at Port Everglades on Wednesday, July 20, and the sinking is scheduled for Saturday, July 23.
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 17:32
As South Florida heads into the height of hurricane season in August and early September, residents are encouraged to use the County's website, Broward.org/Hurricane, as a guide to help get a kit, make a plan, be informed and get involved. Each week, during hurricane season, visit our website for weekly tips, news and information. One great way to do that, is to test your knowledge on proper evacuation procedures, shelters, supplies, and notifications to keep your family safe. Take our Survey...
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 17:30
WHAT: BROWARD COUNTY, FL - World-class cricket returns to Central Broward Regional Park & Stadium in Lauderhill, which will host the 2016 HERO Caribbean Premier League from Thursday, July 28th through Sunday, July 31st. The four-day event will include matches involving six teams: Barbados Tridents, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Jamaica Tallawahs, St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots, Trinbago Knight Riders, and Zouks.
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 17:02
The biggest mini lobster season event includes more events and new experiences. LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA, FL — July 20, 2016 — The 5th Annual BugFest-By-The Sea Lobster Mini-Season Dive Festival in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea starts on Friday, July 26th and runs through Sunday, July 31st. The week-long festival is held in conjunction with Florida’s two-day lobster mini-season — July 27 and 28. In addition to lobster hunting contests for divers, there are plenty of free activities for non-divers.
Thursday, 21 July 2016 19:27
(Miami, FL July 14, 2016) - After the mass shooting in Orlando, City Manager Daniel J. Alfonso authorized an emergency bid waiver for the purchase of active shooter kits that include heavy duty fire armor for the Miami Police Department. Today the City of Miami Commission unanimously approved a resolution sponsored by Commissioner Francis Suarez which retroactively approved the emergency procurement and the selection of Federal Eastern International Inc. for the provision of these kits at an initial purchase price of $295,410.00.
Thursday, 21 July 2016 15:25
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 15, 2016: When it comes to top earners in the entertainment field, at least six Latinas are holding more than their own. Here they are in order of highest earners:
Thursday, 21 July 2016 13:31
Miami, FL. JULY 14, 2016 – CRC Leadership is pleased to announce the Contractor’s Choice Awards. The celebration will take place on July 30, 2016 at 3:00 pm, Hilton Miami Airport Hotel, 5101 Blue Lagoon Drive, Miami, Florida 33126. CRC Leadership will acknowledge many dedicated and hard-working individuals in the construction industry as well as recognize the City of Miami Commission Chairman, Keon Hardemon as this year’s “Golden Hammer” Honouree. Also being recognized are: Ms. Jackie Bell with the Lifetime Commitment Award and the de Moya Group with the Corporate Image Award.
Friday, 15 July 2016 21:27
The first mega-ship to pass through expanded Panama Canal arrived at PortMiami on Saturday where public and private leaders including Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez, Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau President & CEO William D. Talbert III and Beacon Council President & CEO Larry K. Williams, celebrated the new era at PortMiami. Before it dredged its shipping channel to a depth of 50 to 52 feet, the port was too shallow to handle the Neopanamax vessels that are now expected to transit Panama's new locks with regularity.
Friday, 15 July 2016 14:36
Mosquitoes are annoying and can carry serious diseases such as encephalitis (West Nile, St. Louis and Eastern Equine), yellow fever, dengue, malaria and Zika. Be a good neighbour and help control mosquitoes. If there are places around your home where water collects, you may be raising mosquitoes. Help Fight the Bite! Here are a few things you can do:
Friday, 15 July 2016 14:31
BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca has received the Presidential Advocacy Award from the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) for his successful efforts this past year to secure increased state funding for beach re-nourishment and key Port Everglades projects. "I have seen that my personal advocacy as a Broward County Commissioner in Tallahassee on behalf of the people of Broward County is the most effective way to move our legislative priorities forward. I will continue to make myself available and make the trips to Tallahassee to fight for our community at our State Capitol," said LaMarca.