| Dec 1, 2014
| 2:41 PM
A fund established by the British oil company BP after the catastrophic 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico has awarded Nova Southeastern University $8.5 million for research projects.
A team led by the university's highly regarded Oceanographic Center...
| Jan 7, 2015
Boca Raton set aside $340,000 for the inaugural ESPN Boca Raton Bowl college football game from the city's economic development fund coffers.
Three, 30-second ads broadcast during the game were done in-house, and designed to expose the city to a...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Bonnet House Museum and Gardens is bringing back its popular Young Artist Music Series.
The concert series, in its 19th season, features young talent from regional colleges and theater groups performing at the historic Fort Lauderdale estate.
| Dec 19, 2014
| 2:12 PM
By tying Florida Atlantic University's future to sports, President John Kelly is either visionary or nuts. The region must hope that he's visionary.
This month, Kelly announced that the largest private donation in FAU's history — $16 million...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 8:39 AM
Promotions, hiring and recognition at South Florida employers.
Joe Galinis has been named president of Itasca Construction Associates Inc. Galinis has been with the firm for 28 years. He started in 1987 as a project superintendent, moving...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 10:25 AM
Broward College is partnering with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers Football Club in its new Innovation Hub, which will be dedicated in part to sports-related startups.
Soccer team leaders include part-owner Ronaldo, a Brazilian soccer great who with...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:48 PM
Four candidates qualified by the deadline Monday to vie for the Boca Raton City Council seat up for grabs in the March 10 city election.
Seat C is set to be vacated by term-limited Boca Raton Councilwoman Constance Scott.
Meanwhile, Councilman Robert...
| Jan 14, 2015
The fifth annual 5K Walk for Life takes place Sunday on the campus of Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton.
The event, which benefits the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation, a bone marrow and blood stem cell registry, raises...
| Jan 14, 2015
The final report is in, reviewing the benefits and issues of natural grass vs. artificial turf on the sports fields at Patch Reef Park.
It's posted on the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District website at mybocaparks.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=news....
| Dec 3, 2014
| 7:11 AM
It's hard to set the stage for a stranger election: The race has already been on the ballot, it's been postponed twice, and, inexplicably, it's on a Thursday.
The Broward District 2 race, a five-way Democrat contest that's ensnared in litigation, will...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Monica Wacks, who had arrived home from college, texted her mother: Can you go to the grocery store?
The first-year University of Central Florida student rattled off what she wanted: protein bread, organic macaroni and cheese, Swiss cheese and...