| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Gov. Rick Scott Tuesday called for state regulators to pay “special attention” to potential effects on the Everglades that could come from sugar industry development plans for farmland south of Lake Okeechobee.
The Sugar Hill development...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In the spring of 1915, when the state Legislature decided to break up what was then known as Dade County and create a separate county, the new tract was to be named for its most notable – and sizable – feature: the Everglades.
| Sep 23, 2014
| 3:52 PM
The property tax rate is dropping again for the South Florida agency that guards against flooding, protects drinking water supplies and leads Everglades restoration.
The South Florida Water Management District’s board on Tuesday approved a $720...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:13 AM
The third time proved to be the charm for America's Choice, which recently topped Everglades Farm Equipment, 26-20 in the championship game of the city of Royal Palm Beach adult flag football league.
"This was our first championship in this league,"...
| Sep 17, 2014
On Sept. 20, Palm Beach County joins the nationwide grassroots community improvement program - the Great American Cleanup sponsored by Keep America Beautiful.
Volunteers will spread out from Jupiter to Boca Raton to clean up local beaches and parks....
| Sep 3, 2014
The public is invited to comment on the tentative city budget for 2014-2015 at two public hearings at 6 p.m. Sept. 11 and 18, both Thursday nights in City Council chambers in Boca Raton City Hall.
A copy of the proposed budget and Capital Improvements...
| Sep 10, 2014
Jeff Daniels starts The Purple Rose Theatre Co. in Michigan. Howie Mandel, Alan Thicke and Alex Trebek are among Canadians with a show biz connection. Hugh Jackman takes a life-changing journey to Ethiopia.
They're among the subjects of more than 30...
| Sep 13, 2014
Along 136th Avenue in western Davie, where spacious houses stand on wooded, multi-acre lots, the battle has begun against a particularly slimy and dangerous species that has invaded South Florida.
Eight workers used rakes, trowels and plastic bags to...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Two South Florida butterflies won federal protection as endangered species Monday, with wildlife managers planning to scorch their former habitats with fire to clear the way for the return of the plants they eat.
The Bartram's scrub-hairstreak and...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Ten thousand acres of Everglades National Park will burn Tuesday, as the park attempts to destroy an infestation of plants from Asia and Africa that can kill native vegetation.
Unless bad weather forces a postponement, a helicopter will drop plastic...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:17 AM
An Everglades restoration progress report released Tuesday identifies signs of success as well as a long, expensive to-do list to save Florida's fading River of Grass.
Florida and the federal government are in the midst of a decades-long, multibillion-...