| Sep 11, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Public meetings over Palm Beach County's proposed federal flood maps have ended. Now what?
The Federal Emergency Management Agency had four open houses this week to explain the first map revisions in more than 30 years. The maps help determine whether...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Thousands of Palm Beach County homes will be taken out of flood zone maps in a preliminary federal plan, county officials said.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Friday evening posted the proposed maps for the county on the agency's new Flood...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Amid the global battle against Ebola, some Central Florida companies are developing what could become critical parts of the arsenal against the deadly outbreak, industry experts say.
Scientists at VaxDesign Corp. are creating "test tube" human lungs for...
| May 11, 2014
After a nine year wait, Miramar is finally ready to rebuild its hurricane-destroyed police headquarters.
The city agreed last week to spend $22.9 million for a three-story, 65,000 square foot building to house most of the police department's 270...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:40 PM
The Pembroke Pines Police Department has released a free smartphone application that allows users to upload photos and GPS information to report possible crimes.
The MyPD app can be used on both iPhone or Android phones and is not intended for use during...
| Sep 26, 2014
Florida drivers who raise their car insurance deductible from $500 to $1000 only save 5 percent, according to a new study by insuranceQuotes.com that is owned by North Palm Beach-based Bankrate.com.
This is below the national average of a 9...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Pembroke Pines is hosting a town hall meeting on Sept. 30 for Homeowner's Association Presidents, board members and residents to answer question about changes in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's new flood-zone designations.
The jist of FEMA's...
| Sep 10, 2014
Residents of Palm Beach County and its municipalities are invited to look at newly revised preliminary digital flood insurance rate maps for the county.
The new maps were produced through a partnership between Palm Beach County, the South Florida Water...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 1:59 AM
Property owners in Palm Beach County can finally see whether they'll still need flood insurance.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has issued proposed flood maps for the county — the first updates in more than 30 years — and county...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Can street flooding be crowdsourced?
Apparently so, as the Norfolk-based environmental group Wetlands Watch hones its Sea Level Rise app to enable the public to issue and receive real-time alerts about waterlogged streets.
When the app launches in a...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:41 PM
MATHEWS — Mathews County residents expressed their disapproval Tuesday night to the proposed update to the county's Floodplain Management Ordinance.
Their comments forced the Board of Supervisors to take the proposal back to the drawing board.