| Jul 25, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Homeowners will soon be paying more to live in Boynton Beach.
Thanks to the rising property values and increasing assessments for fire rescue, residents will be dishing out a few extra dollars a year when the changes take effect in October.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Palm Beach County's property tax rate won't increase, but most tax bills will cost more anyway under a preliminary budget plan county commissioners approved Tuesday.
Commissioners for the fourth year in a row held the line on the tax rate, agreeing to...
| 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...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:06 AM
The vast majority of conservative Americans — 81 percent — believe it's "especially important" for children to be taught religious faith, while most liberals — 88 percent — place tolerance at the top of their list of values...
| Sep 12, 2014
Margate residents will get a decrease in the millage rate this year, and the fire fee is staying the same.
At the first reading of next year's proposed budget, which comes in at about $97.85 million, city commissioners voted in a reduction of the millage...
| Jul 24, 2014
With property values in the city increasing by more than 8 percent, North Lauderdale is lowering its millage rate. That, however, does not mean everyone will be paying less in taxes.
The city's proposed millage rate of 7.5000 is 0.1078 mills less than...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Planning Commissioner Rob Zur Schmiede is concerned that Village Laguna's support of his candidacy along with Councilwoman Toni Iseman's might be interpreted to mean that they were running as a slate. We want to clarify that our support does not create...