| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Cooper City residents will soon be rewarded for taking care of the planet after city commissioners unanimously approved implementing a recycling points program.
It will join at least three other Broward County cities that offer RecycleBank, an online...
| Sep 5, 2014
For the third year in a row, two Margate students will begin the new school year with scholarships from the city and garbage hauler Waste Management.
Kavelle Gosine, a freshman student at Emory University, and Demittre Sorenson, enrolled at the...
| Sep 19, 2014
Mowing grass, fixing sidewalks, repairing roads and treating wastewater may not be the most popular career paths, but cities everywhere need qualified people in these positions to keep the communities running smoothly. With a dwindling workforce...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 12:09 PM
For the past several months, Delray's finance team has been crunching numbers to come up with a budget that keeps the city running without charging residents more in taxes.
City officials say they have made changes to the proposed $103 million budget...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Waste Management may be the Delray's trash hauler for a few more months.
And residents will likely be paying more for the company's collection service.
On Tuesday, commissioners are scheduled to extend the service agreement the city has with Waste...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:00 PM
California regulators on Wednesday approved expansion of a controversial hazardous waste facility that residents of an impoverished Central California farming community believe is the cause of birth defects and deaths among children.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:56 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 24-year-old Orland Hills man and 26-year-old University Park man were charged with violating local ordinances against possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia after 01.40 grams...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 2:03 AM
Motorists in Florida are now required to give extra room to garbage trucks and utility service vehicles.
An expansion of the "move over" law, effective this month, requires motorists to change lanes to stay away from these vehicles if traveling on a...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:34 PM
The state of affairs with regard to garbage collection and disposal in Harford County is one very much in need of organization, or we could find ourselves dealing with an unsavory situation.
In Maryland, there have been two primary approaches to dealing...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Now we know why state Sen. Henry Marsh and Del. Algie Howell resigned early from the General Assembly. Gov. Terry McAuliffe tapped them both today for jobs in his administration.
McAuliffe named Marsh one of three commissioners to the state's...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 8:58 PM
After taking a firearms training course, paying a host of fees, and submitting fingerprints for a background check that he ultimately passed, Michael Thomas was puzzled when he was notified earlier this year that a special review board had denied his...