| Jan 26, 2015
| 5:49 PM
It began with a resident emailing a public-records request to the Delray Beach city clerk in December.
The city complied with the request, providing details about a proposed contract between the city and a trash-hauling company. Yet somehow, the...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 2:59 PM
Dump all the arguments against Palm Beach County making extra money off its new trash plant.
The County Commission, acting as the Solid Waste Authority, again has delayed a decision on its own, sensible idea: to import garbage — almost all of it...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:50 PM
Instead of approving a garbage-hauling contract late Tuesday, Delray Beach officials announced they will investigate whether anyone violated a policy that prohibits unauthorized talks between the city and the company up for the contract.
| Jan 20, 2015
| 1:22 PM
Parkland is planning to revise its ordinance related to bulk pick following persistent problems with bulk waste pick up in some communities.
At a meeting in December, city officials directed city staff to add more teeth to the existing law. The Broward...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 8:38 AM
Hundreds of people gather every year to hobnob with A-list celebrities at a charity bash thrown in the Super Bowl's host city. But instead of heading to a trendy nightclub or swanky restaurant, organizers this year are throwing the party inside a...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Will County's Prairie View landfill recently added 15 more years to its life, giving residents a place to put their trash until 2042.
Federal lawmakers this month approved the extension and eliminated a restriction that would have closed the county-...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 12:35 PM
The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce board of directors has announced the nominees for the annual Spirit of Laguna Awards.
The nominees, solicited from the public, are as follows:
Business of the Year: Madison Square & Garden Cafe; Surf & Sand Resort;...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 1:14 PM
York-Poquoson Sheriff J.D. "Danny" Diggs announced Tuesday that he will seek re-election in November. He has served as sheriff for 15 years and has run unopposed every four years since 1999.
"I have enjoyed serving the citizens of York and Poquoson as...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Salisbury homeowners won't see changes to their property tax bills paid to the township in 2015, but they could see a reduction in their bills for trash service under a $12.5 million budget approved Tuesday by township commissioners.
The spending plan...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 4:20 PM
The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Naperville Sun reports: An 11th-hour deal sweetener from Naperville’s garbage hauler fell short of keeping city officials from going with a different provider.
City Council members agreed Tuesday night that hiring...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 1:55 PM
FEDERAL: Closed Jan. 1.
STATE: Closed Jan. 1 and 2.
Gloucester County — Closed Jan 1 and 2.
Hampton — Closed Jan. 1 and 2.
Isle of Wight County — Closed Jan. 1 and 2.
James City County — Closed...