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  • Property values tick up We're still below 2007 levels, but Broward overall rises 7.2 percent, above expectations

    Broward County property values exceeded expectations this year, rising 7.2 percent, another sign of the rebounding real estate market. Broward Property Appraiser Lori Parrish released the annual tax roll Friday, posting the third straight increase after...
  • Dania Beach passes puppy mill sales ban

    Dania Beach passes puppy mill sales ban
    Broward's oldest city has joined the pack of municipalities across the county enacting laws aimed at curbing the puppy mill trade. Under the rules approved Tuesday, Dania Beach pet shops can only sell cats and dogs from shelters, rescue groups and...
  • 3 mayors, 15 commission candidates win election

    3 mayors, 15 commission candidates win election
    Eighteen city candidates in Broward County – including three mayors – won automatic election Friday because no one filed to run against them. Mayors Richard Kaplan of Lauderhill, Jack Brady of North Lauderdale and Michael Udine of Parkland...
  • Every city in Broward posts property value increase

    Broward County Property Appraiser Lori Parrish released the tentative tax roll today. We'll have more coverage to come, but here are the city-by-city increases in value, including new construction: CITY or AREA / PERCENT INCREASE Broward County: 6.4...
  • Pet shop suing Sunrise over puppy mill sales ban

    Pet shop suing Sunrise over puppy mill sales ban
    The city's only puppy shop is snapping back at a local law banning the sale of dogs and cats obtained from commercial breeders. This week, Sunrise was served with a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of its ordinance. Under the new rules, which...
  • Free house paint for residents through county programs

    Free house paint for residents through county programs
    Residents in Palm Beach County and select cities in Broward can get free, high-quality exterior latex paint from Solid Waste Authority recycling programs. This could save you hundreds, since a 5-gallon bucket of paint down at the home improvement center...
  • Publix promises: No more lightweight chickens

    Publix promises: No more lightweight chickens
    Publix makes a guarantee to customers, saying if the scanned price of an item exceeds the shelf or advertised price, you get it for free. It's known as the "Publix Promise." Janet Feldman, 57, of Davie says she has used that promise for nearly a...
  • What Broward did today

    Here are some of the things Broward County commissioners did today: * Agreed to contribute $40,000 toward a feasibility study for a public-private partnership that would yield a new federal courthouse in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The county, city and...
  • Sunrise plans to join crackdown on puppy mills, pet stores

    Sunrise plans to join crackdown on puppy mills, pet stores
    Sunrise may jump on the anti-puppy mill bandwagon and become the sixth city in Broward County to embrace a law that aims to protect customers from buying sick dogs. "These are farms where hundreds of animals are raised in conditions where they may...
  • Driver seeks sign to help find University Drive

    Q: When you enter Interstate 595 from State Road 7, there are no signs that say you have to stay on S.R. 84 if you want to go to University Drive. The first westbound exit is Pine Island Road. A sign is desperately needed for those heading west to...
  • It's time to extend Sawgrass Expressway to I-95

    Why does the Sawgrass Expressway end so abruptly — and illogically — before it meets Interstate 95 in Deerfield Beach? Because that's what small-minded political leaders and community obstructionists wanted when the highway was built a...