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  • Faith and Values: Exploring and honoring our connections

    Faith and Values: Exploring and honoring our connections
    Connection is a word with a lot of meanings, not all of them in the dictionary. The most common one is probably the joining of two or more different things. We plug an electrical cord into an outlet and say we have a connection. We say the same thing when...
  • Lauderdale-by-the-Sea lowers tax rate

    Lauderdale-by-the-Sea lowers tax rate
    Property owners will see a lower tax rate on the town's portion of their property tax bills this year, but the town will be collecting more taxes because property values have increased. Commissioners this week approved a new rate of $3.80 for each $1,000...
  • University of Illinois upheld its values in denying Salaita

    This is in response to the recent opinion piece “Steven Salaita: U. of I. destroyed my career” (Perspective, Sept. 29). The University of Illinois upheld its values of creating an inclusive and safe learning environment when it rescinded...
  • Malloy Hopes Class Warfare Pays Off

    Malloy Hopes Class Warfare Pays Off
    In television ads and talking points, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his supporters have sought to portray Republican rival Tom Foley as a heartless businessman incapable of relating to the concerns of working people. Malloy has accused Foley, who made a...
  • Oakland Park tax rate drops 2 percent

    Oakland Park tax rate drops 2 percent
    Commissioners are giving property owners a slight break in the city's tax rate, but the city will still collect more taxes than last year because property values continue to rebound. Commissioners have approved a 2 percent drop in the rate to $6.27 for...
  • Hartford Library To Mark Banned Books Week With Look At Comic-Book Scare

    Hartford Library To Mark Banned Books Week With Look At Comic-Book Scare
    In 2008, David Hajdu published "The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic Book Scare and How It Changed America," a historical look at 1950s paranoia aimed at the perceived moral depravity of comic books. He traveled around promoting it, but never had any book...
  • JCC Maccabi Games almost here in Boca

    From the Opening Ceremonies on Sunday, Aug. 10, through the Closing Ceremonies on Thursday, August 14, the JCC Maccabi Games will be a major presence in the Boca Raton area for five days. About a thousand Jewish teen athletes — having at least...
  • Q&A: Interview with U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch

     Q&A: Interview with U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch
    First elected to a partial term in 2010, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch is seeking a third full term representing northwest Broward and southwest Palm Beach counties.   He’ll be on the Aug. 26 primary ballot, facing fellow Democrat Emmanuel Morel, a retired...
  • Wasserman Schultz visits Hobby Lobby store - to urge a boycott

    Wasserman Schultz visits Hobby Lobby store - to urge a boycott
    Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, stopped at a Hobby Lobby store in her district on Wednesday – not to pick up some craft supplies for one of her kid’s school projects, but...
  • Taxes, fire fees top pre-recession levels

    Taxes, fire fees top pre-recession levels
    Even if your property is worth less than in 2008 — before the Great Recession — you could be paying more to keep your city running. Most Broward cities have lower property values than in 2008. But a Sun Sentinel analysis shows that three-...
  • Broward budget rests on rising taxes, fees

    The property tax rate is staying the same this year, but that doesn't mean your bills from the government will remain as is. Broward County proposes raising rates for water, wastewater and county bus fares, in addition to taking in a 6.5 percent increase...