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Everglades

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  • Free entrance to Everglades National Park on Saturday

    Free entrance to Everglades National Park on Saturday
    Get free entrance to Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas on Saturday. Entrance is free at all national parks to celebrate in honor of National Public Lands Day. All fees are waived at U.S. National Parks. Entrance fees of $10 will be waived at...
  • Current commission not good enough: Melamed

    Howard Melamed, candidate for Coral Springs City Commission seat 4, believes the current city commissioners do not have the skill sets required to move the city forward in the right direction. "They are trying, but their best is not good enough," Melamed...
  • Palm Volleyball Preview

    Last year was a season of "this close" for Palm Beach County volleyball teams. Jupiter was "this close" to a state title, losing to eventual 8A champion Winter Park in the final four. Boca Raton was "this close" too, only losing to Jupiter....
  • Scout leads path to new labyrinth on Glades Road

    Drivers passing by First United Methodist Church Boca Raton West Campus may notice a large round slab has emerged on the clearing behind the wooden cross on Glades Road. It's a 30-foot labyrinth, with an overall pattern used for worship and...
  • 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...
  • New fire-rescue chief has big plans

    The helmets L. Keith Tomey III has worn during his 27-year career with Miramar Fire-Rescue are proudly displayed on a shelf behind his desk: the bright red hat for lieutenant, as well as the soot-blackened helmet and visor he wore while fighting fires....
  • 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....
  • Public hearings set on proposed city budget

    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...
  • Documentary film fest comes to Boca this weekend

    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...
  • State claims progress in fight against giant snails

    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...