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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Vote For Experience For Newington

    In considering both of the candidates for state representative for Newington, I find that they share a common vision for our dear town. So, how to choose? Both candidates pledge to work for open space, oppose high-density housing around the busway, and...
  • Lauderhill explores complete streets concept

    The concept of complete streets is catching on among cities in Broward, two years after the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization endorsed it. Cities, such as Coral Springs, Sunrise, Tamarac, Pompano Beach and Deerfield Beach, have already expressed...
  • Realty agent selling units allowed to serve on board

    Realty agent selling units allowed to serve on board
    Q: A recently elected member of our board of directors is a real estate agent who has lived in the building for many years, sold many units, and is representing unit owners whose units are for sale. Does being on the board of directors, whether in a...
  • Newport News leaders looking to expand Hispanic outreach to other groups

    After a years-long effort reaching out to Newport News' Spanish speakers, city and community leaders are now trying to speak the language of non-English speakers. Those efforts are being led by the Newport News Hispanic Advisory Committee, which...
  • Farmers protest Illiana approval

    Farmers protest Illiana approval
    Beecher-area farmers Ray and Mardee Blomberg were among the first to arrive Saturday at the Will County Fairgrounds for a gathering originally intended to be a celebration of rural life. Displaying aerial photos of the 235-acre Blomberg farm to...
  • Not every rail crossing getting maximum upgrades

    Not every rail crossing getting maximum upgrades
    In less than two years, train horns will no longer be blaring along the coastal tracks that parallel U.S. 1 from West Palm Beach to Miami. But after being turned down for a federal grant, the region won't be getting hoped-for maximum safety upgrades...
  • Association can prohibit guns in common element amenities

    Association can prohibit guns in common element amenities
    Q: I live in a high-rise condominium building, and recently, a no-gun sign was posted in the entry lobby window of the building. Does the posting of the sign require board approval, and how does this affect residents' ability to keep a concealed...
  • Illiana toll road wins key vote

    Illiana toll road wins key vote
    The controversial Illiana toll road won a key vote Thursday from a regional planning group. On Wednesday, an effort by a companion agency to block the proposed Illiana toll road fell short. Opponents on the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning&...
  • Round-Up: Ancient graffiti, 3-D selfies, Norway's cool abstract money

    Round-Up: Ancient graffiti, 3-D selfies, Norway's cool abstract money
    The world’s oldest piece of art is graffiti, Norway has new abstract money and it’s super-cool, an artist beats the IRS in court, and architect Moshe Safdie is totally over public-private space. Plus: architectural separated-at-birth,...
  • Abrams: Thumbs up for county recovery

    We're back! That was County Commissioner Steven Abrams' overall assessment of how the Palm Beach County has recovered from the Recession. "The major issue continues to be restoring economic prosperity to Palm Beach County," said Abrams, whose District 4...
  • Advocates push for more 'complete streets' in Palm Beach County

    Advocates push for more 'complete streets' in Palm Beach County
    More roads built for pedestrians and bicyclists and not just vehicles could be springing up in Palm Beach County as interest grows in the county for "complete streets." Many roads are designed for motorists to get to their destinations as quickly as...