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  • County may allow GL Homes to pay to build more in the Ag Reserve

    County may allow GL Homes to pay to build more in the Ag Reserve
    As farmers, environmentalists and neighborhood groups debate the development future of Palm Beach County's Agricultural Reserve, GL Homes may get to pay for the chance to build even more homes than currently allowed there. A proposal going before the...
  • South Plantation hopes to maintain district perch

    South Plantation hopes to maintain district perch
    Coral Springs coach Rashad West contends District 11-8A is as competitive as it's ever been -- a strong statement considering the district's two playoff berths were decided by a three-team tiebreaker in each of the past two seasons. Once again, the...
  • COBWRA proposes changes to Ag Reserve plan

    Last month, The Coalition of Boynton West Residential Associations and other neighborhood alliances met to discuss the future of the 21,981 acres located between Florida's Turnpike, Clint Moore Road, the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife...
  • Scott calls for scrutiny of Big Sugar development plan

    Scott calls for scrutiny of Big Sugar development plan
    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...
  • Water district cuts tax rate again

    Water district cuts tax rate again
    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...
  • Record number of crocodiles hatch in Everglades

    Record number of crocodiles hatch in Everglades
    A record number of American crocodiles hatched in Everglades National Park last summer, another hopeful sign for a species that had nearly disappeared from Florida 30 years ago. Scientists from the University of Florida caught, marked and released 962...
  • Volunteers ready for Great American Cleanup

    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....
  • 'Survivor': Winter Park brothers compete

    When Winter Park brothers Drew and Alec Christy compete on “Survivor,” they say viewers will see them as they really are. Drew, 25, is a model and says his “overdose of confidence” works for him. “In the game, I didn’...
  • Should Big Cypress get more protection?

    Should Big Cypress get more protection?
    The shadowy cypress swamps and wide-open prairies of the western Everglades offer some of the most untamed country in South Florida. But do they qualify for designation as wilderness, which carries the highest level of federal protection? The management...
  • Good dolphin catches deep and also shallow

    Good dolphin catches deep and also shallow
    Now that fall is here, dolphin are on the move back south and South Florida anglers have enjoyed some of the best fishing of the year for the highly coveted species. Capt. Bouncer Smith had a trip Monday out of Miami Beach Marina that rivaled any of his...
  • Artists depict their monthlong stay in the Everglades through art

    Artists depict their monthlong stay in the Everglades through art
    Tales told by eight artists, who immersed themselves in nature, living alone in a cabin in the Everglades for a month, have come to life in the form of art. The artists' depictions of the protected land are now an exhibit called "Common Ground:...