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Florida East Coast Railway

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  • Broward Season Preview events

    Broward Season Preview events
    Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. Halloween Spooktacular The City of Wilton Manors Leisure Services Department This Halloween event will include a costume contest, games, bounce houses, a giant cake walk, sweets booth, a hayride, goody bags, concession, and families...
  • For Palm Beach County Commission: Abrams, McKinlay

    For Palm Beach County Commission: Abrams, McKinlay
    Palm Beach County CommissionDistrict 4 Andrew O'Brien can make a case that he should replace Palm Beach County Commissioner Steven Abrams, but he can't make a persuasive case. Abrams, a lawyer, has served since 2009, when then-Gov. Charlie Crist...
  • First sheriff: Sober man of 'best habits'

    First sheriff: Sober man of 'best habits'
    The newly-minted Broward County needed someone to keep the peace, so an election for sheriff was held in October 1915. Allen Waterman Turner, known as "A.W.," won the four-way contest for sheriff, receiving a whopping 295 votes – more than the...
  • Tri-Rail looks at early expansion from West Palm Beach to Jupiter

    Tri-Rail looks at early expansion from West Palm Beach to Jupiter
    Traveling farther north than West Palm Beach on Tri-Rail could happen sooner rather than much later as more pieces are falling into place to take the commuter trains all the way to Jupiter. For one thing, officials have found a way to pay up to $125...
  • Speak-up Broward raises questions about road ahead

    Speak-up Broward raises questions about road ahead
    The way people commute around South Florida must change. As our region continues to grow, building more roads cannot be the only option. Mass transit must play a larger role in moving us from place to place. Tri-Rail's proposed "Coastal Link" —...
  • Group petitions for trail next to FEC tracks

    Group petitions for trail next to FEC tracks
    A Florida group is pushing for a trail beside the tracks for a proposed passenger rail service between Miami and Orlando. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy says the trail would provide connections to stations and boost neighborhoods by providing another...
  • The crossroad of hip and laidback

    The crossroad of hip and laidback
    Delray Beach is the town that makes yours feel sadly inadequate, its downtown vibe at once confidently cosmopolitan and effortlessly laidback. The scene along Atlantic Avenue, especially, both the boozy nightlife thrum of a Saturday night and the sunny,...
  • Out of touch? Senate candidates under fire for where they live

    WASHINGTON The elections for control of the Senate could hinge as much on where some candidates live as on how they vote. Residency controversies are dogging Senate candidates in several pivotal states: Alaska, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, and New...
  • Boaters face more waits if rail goes forward

    Boaters face more waits if rail goes forward
    Bridge closures on the Loxahatchee River in Jupiter would quadruple under All Aboard Florida's proposed passenger service. But the length of each closure would be shorter. It's a similar story on the New River in Fort Lauderdale, where bridge closures...
  • Drivers fume over blocked Davie Blvd. intersections

    Drivers fume over blocked Davie Blvd. intersections
    Q: Can signs be put up warning drivers not to block the intersections of Davie Boulevard at Andrews Avenue and Southwest Fourth Avenue adjacent to the Florida East Coast Railway crossing? Rush hour traffic backs up daily because drivers get stuck in the...
  • Frankel juggles conflicting constituencies on All Aboard train plan

    U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel is in a tough spot on the All Aboard Florida plan for high-speed passenger rail on the Florida East Coast Railway tracks through the heart of her district in coastal Broward and Palm Beach counties. Frankel represents Fort...