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  • Boynton Beach police expanding SmartWater program

    Burglars aren't being caught red-handed anymore, they're ending up marked by a black light-detectable liquid that's reducing crime, according to Boynton Beach police. And thanks to a succesful roll out of the liquid in several Boynton Beach...
  • Auctions rise as city cracks down on code violations

    Auctions rise as city cracks down on code violations
    Hundreds more problem properties in Baltimore are finding new buyers as the city steps up the use of decades-old law designed to root out negligent owners. The law, which community groups pioneered in the early 1990s, allows property owners to be sued...
  • How to make a difference this week in Central Florida

    How to make a difference this week in Central Florida
    When it comes to Central Florida fundraising events, volunteer projects and worthy causes, there's never an off season. Or a dull moment. This week you can: - Join Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando Area in Fixing Up the Neighborhood in...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Rockville Bank Foundation Donates $15,000 To Habitat For Humanity

    The Rockville Bank Foundation today announced that it has donated $15,000 to Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity in support of Habitat's mission of "Building More Than a House." The $15,000 donation from the Foundation is earmarked for Habitat's 2014-2016...
  • Middle school students think big, build 'tiny'

    Middle school students think big, build 'tiny'
    More than 50 Maryland middle-schools students have been building a house during a summer camp in Annapolis — not a routine task for teens and preteens. "I came here skeptical," acknowledged JJ Jennings, 13, a rising eighth-grader at the Key School...
  • Builders launch Habitat subdivision

    Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando started work on its first single-family subdivision, which will be constructed by both home builders in addition to homebuyers. The nonprofit purchased 38 acres, 11 of which are buildable, in Washington Shores...
  • Issue of affordable housing back on the table in Winter Park

    Issue of affordable housing back on the table in Winter Park
    The issue of affordable housing has come up again, after the City Commission endorsed a plan to help Habitat for Humanity to tear down an aging house and build a new one on the property. Dori Stone, Winter Park’s director of planning and community...
  • Town Council Meets Tonight

    The Bloomfield Town Council will meet tonight beginning at 7:30 p.m., in town hall, 800 Bloomfield Ave. The agenda will include: a public hearing at 7:35 p.m. to gather public input concerning the proposed transfer of town owned land known as Charter...
  • ReStore revenues fuel Habitat builds

    Habitat for Humanity of Eastern Connecticut ReStore manager Brian Latour and a customer were looking over appliances on July 12. A few washers, dryers and ovens were all that was available. Appliances aren't donated often, and a fair amount of those...
  • Two accused of buying, selling stolen goods, deputies said

    Two accused of buying, selling stolen goods, deputies said
    Two people are accused of buying goods they knew were stolen at their auto parts store and then selling them, according to an arrest report. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Paula Garcia, 35, and her employee, Jose Mojica, 52, were using an...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Auditions Laurel Mill Playhouse will hold auditions for "Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf" from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 22 and 24 at 508 Main St. in Laurel. Roles are for seven African-American women, ages 18 and older. No...