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  • Sunrise named a Playful City for fifth year in a row

    Sunrise was recently recognized as a 2014 Playful City USA. It's the fifth time in a row the nonprofit KaBOOM! has chosen Sunrise for the designation. Applicants are required to respond to a series of essays that demonstrate a commitment to making play...
  • Lauderdale Lakes fire displaces 10 residents

    Lauderdale Lakes fire displaces 10 residents
    Ten people were displaced after two apartment units caught fire in Lauderdale Lakes on Thursday afternoon, a Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue official said. The fire broke out about 1:45 p.m. at the Caravel Arms apartments in the 4800 block of Northwest...
  • Tamarac homeowners to pay more in property taxes and water fees

    Homeowners will pay more in taxes next year, even though the tax rate will actually drop by pennies. The reason: an increase in the value of homes, which means the city will collect $1.3 million more. Property taxes aren't the only fees rising. For...
  • Tamarac plans to build Everglades viewing platform

    Tamarac plans to build Everglades viewing platform
    From a perched platform in a park in Tamarac, you may be able to look west over the Sawgrass Expressway to view the Florida Everglades. The viewing platform, to be designed with a $25,000 grant, will allow guests to see "miles and miles of a river of...
  • Wednesday's Bulletin Board

    Wednesday Democratic Women's Club of Northeast Broward, 7 p.m. at Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE Sixth St., Pompano Beach. Free. Call 954-942-8711. Depression and Bipolar Support Group, 6 p.m. at Skolnick Community Center, 800 436th Ave.,...
  • LGBT synagogue Etz Chaim returns home

    South Florida's only Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) congregation returned to Wilton Manors last Friday after two years. More than 80 worshipers welcomed the synagogue's move to its new home at Unity Church of Fort Lauderdale from Tamarac where...
  • Mother, newborn critical after Tamarac crash forces early delivery

    Mother, newborn critical after Tamarac crash forces early delivery
    A woman and her newborn son are clinging to life after a three-vehicle crash in Tamarac, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office. Doctors at Broward Health Medical Center performed the emergency Cesarean section at 39 weeks, after a pregnant Renee...
  • New radios for Tamarac fire staff

    Cities in Broward are busy upgrading their public safety emergency dispatch equipment and adopting the P25 technology, the national standard. Tamarac recently spent $250,000 to purchase 17 Motorola APX digital mobile radios and 30 Motorola APX digital...
  • Pompano Beach woman accused of elderly exploitation

    Pompano Beach woman accused of elderly exploitation
    A Pompano Beach woman is accused of stealing more than $15,000 from a Tamarac-based company that oversees finances for disabled and elderly adults. Charmaine Fair, 42, was on her knees crying and begging a superior to let her repay $1,800 discovered to...
  • Tamarac officials give final approval to Woodmont plan

    Tamarac city officials have given final approval to the Woodmont Country Club development project, ending years of waiting for club owner Mark Schmidt. The approved plan, which includes 152 single-family homes, a 27-hole golf course and 28,000 square...
  • Sheriff's mapping tool lets you search crime in your neighborhood

    Sheriff's mapping tool lets you search crime in your neighborhood
    Why was there a sheriff's helicopter hovering over my neighborhood? Why were deputies putting up crime-scene tape down my street? Those answers are now at your fingertips and just a few clicks away. Starting Friday, the Broward Sheriff's Office is...