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Margate residents soon rewarded for recycling City commissioners agreed to start an incentives program for recycling with Waste Management that will give residents a chance to earn points, which turn into discounts when they redeem those points. Waste Management partnered with national company, ...
06/06/2012
Mosquito Season is Here! Parkland's rainy season is upon us and each day the humidity increases as well - making a perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes. We offer the following tips to residents to help reduce the local mosquito population: • destroy or dispose of cans, old tires, buckets, unus...
06/06/2012
When Steve Arsenault moved to South Florida from Boston 11 years ago, he looked for a sports league that would help him make friends and network with people. Finding little in that regard, Arsenault took matters into his own hands and founded the Miami Sports and Social Club, a coed recreational ...
06/01/2012
With the School Board having yet to commit to building schools in the Wedge area that is now part of Parkland, city officials have decided to take matters in their own hands. At a recent strategic planning session, city officials asked staff to look into the feasibility of building a charter scho...
06/01/2012
Q: Is now a good time to put my house on the market, or should I wait another six to eight months? A: Generally speaking, now is a great time to put your house on the market because the inventory of homes for sale has declined in South Florida and other areas. Buyers don’t have the choices that t...
06/01/2012
Coconut Creek Commissioners voted to update the city's laws to continue to limit pain management clinics in the city. Under the new sections, pain clinics now have to show proof that they are registered with the state of Florida annually, redo their application if they get a new owner, have plans...
05/31/2012
City residents are invited to a native plant giveaway and guided nature walk.The event starts at 9 a.m. June 16 with a giveaway of shrubs or flowering plants at the Doris Davis Forman Wilderness Preserve, 7300 Parkside Drive in Parkland. A guided tour of wetlands, pine flatwoods and an oak hammoc...
05/31/2012
A consignment store has opened in Parkland, the first one of its kind in a city that is set to turn 50 in a few months. The city still remains out of bounds for secondhand or big box consignment stores. "Sincerely Yours," a 4,000-square-foot consignment store run by two women, one a Parkland resi...
05/31/2012
At the top of a special tree at Forest Hills Elementary School, a bird feeds worms to her babies in a nest. This scene greets students and faculty every time they take a walk through the Coral Springs school's new Project Planeteer, an eco-friendly oasis dedicated to getting the kids excited abou...
05/30/2012
  Short sales are exceeding the number of foreclosure sales in South Florida, another sign that the region’s battered housing market is healing. Broward County had 1,831 short sales in the first quarter, compared with 1,476 foreclosure deals, according to the RealtyTrac listing firm. In Palm Bea...
05/30/2012
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