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  • Push is on for train quiet zones in Broward, Palm Beach counties

    The Broward and Palm Beach Metropolitan Planning Organizations have been working together to ensure the residents, businesses and visitors along the Florida East Coast railroad corridor can get some well-deserved quiet. Today, for safety reasons and per federal law, the trains operating in the FEC corridor must blow their horns at virtually every grade crossing. By law, a train horn must be between 96 and 110 decibels, which is as loud as a rock concert.
  • Los Angeles housing official to head homeless services agency

     Los Angeles housing official to head homeless services agency
    A city housing official was selected Friday to head the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, the city-county agency that manages $70 million a year in federal, state and local funding for shelters, housing and services for the very indigent. Peter...

    Re-elect Dressler, elect Gomez in Tamarac

    Re-elect Dressler, elect Gomez in Tamarac
    Mayor: Harry Dressler Tamarac voters have a distinct choice when they select their mayor this election. Harry Dressler, 66, a commissioner since 2006, was appointed to the position after Mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco was suspended on public...

    Salisbury zoning board to consider LVHN parking plan

    Salisbury zoning board to consider LVHN parking plan
    Salisbury Township's Zoning Hearing Board will review parking plans for Lehigh Valley Health Network's South Cedar Crest Boulevard Campus during a 7 p.m. hearing on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the township building, 2900 S. Pike Ave. The health care...

    Hotly Contested Battle For Simsbury's 16th House District

    Hotly Contested Battle For Simsbury's 16th House District
    SIMSBURY — Democratic State Rep. John Hampton is seeking to hold onto his seat in the 16th House District in a hotly contested race against Republican challenger Cheryl Cook. Hampton is a former member of the board of selectmen seeking a second...