| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Homeowners will pay the same fire fee and a lower tax rate next year thanks to rising property values.
Commissioners on Tuesday gave final approval to the $55.7 million budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1.
Even with the lower tax rate,...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Jonathan Crain had just driven 1,500 miles and was lugging heavy furniture up five flights of stairs when he developed a true appreciation for his moving-company workers.
Since that day in 2007, shortly after he bought a Two Men and A Truck franchise in...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Spring is officially upon us, and while April showers keep us inside, it’s the perfect time of year to sit back, reflect and embark on meaningful home projects.
It’s also a great opportunity to talk about your family’s future. After...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:32 PM
In my last two columns, I've written about a new temple being constructed in the city of Philadelphia by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The temple, which is near Logan Square, is due to be completed in 2016.
Since the closest temples...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Texas football coach Charlie Strong on Sunday confirmed earlier reports that he dismissed five players and suspended three others indefinitely.
Strong announced that running backs Joe Bergeron and Jalen Overstreet and defensive back Chevoski Collins...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Delray Beach residents have a sneak peek of how much they may be paying the city in taxes this year.
On Thursday, commissioners set the preliminary tax rate residents will be charged — $7.46 per $1,000 of assessed property value. The final rate...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:42 PM
More spending for the Sheriff's Office, less money to catch up on road repairs and higher property tax bills for many residents result from the $4 billion Palm Beach County budget approved Monday.
While the County Commission agreed to maintain the same...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Road improvements take a back seat to finding more money for the Sheriff's Office in a $4 billion Palm Beach County budget that the County Commission initially approved Monday.
County commissioners held the line on the property tax rate, but rising...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:05 AM
"...but we tortured some folks." -- President Barack Obama, Aug.1, 2014
OK, in the first place: "tortured some folks?" Really?
Was there not something annoyingly breezy in the president's phrasing last week as he acknowledged the abuse of suspected...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 3:00 AM
After some hand-wringing over British citizens who have chosen to fight with ISIS, Prime Minister David Cameron said he thinks one reason for the defection is that too many of the defectors have forgotten what it means to be British. As a means of...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:30 AM
TOULOUSE, France- While at Cartoon Forum, the animation co-production mini-mart set in Toulouse, Variety interviewed Remy Pflimlin, the man running the show at France Television, Gaul's biggest animation backer and Europe's top toon programer. One week...