| Jul 24, 2014
| 11:54 AM
When Boca Raton’s property values first started recovering after the real estate meltdown, the value of the city’s downtown was still sagging.
But now, that phenomenon is so 2012.
This year, early estimates are that while Boca Raton...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: I'm an avid reader and fan of your column and follow it in our local paper, the Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Penn.). I'm Protestant by upbringing, but my husband is Catholic. We attend a Catholic Church, and our three children were baptized Catholic.
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Letter writer Judy Chernak eloquently addresses the realities of fighting a war against a terrorist organization that has enmeshed itself in a civilian population ("Hamas must give up its rockets before talks can proceed," July 29). Every Palestinian...