After judge upholds daycare eviction, parents scramble to find new childcare provider

Parents of about 50 children are scrambling to find alternate childcare, as the Little Walkers Daycare will be evicted on Feb. 1. Located on the property of Christ Church United Methodist’s Pompano Beach campus, the owner of the daycare has been in a legal dispute with the church since October over its lease. Now, parents … Continue reading After judge upholds daycare eviction, parents scramble to find new childcare provider

Former town manager’s severance pay will cost town $85,829; interim town manager chosen

Former town manager Bill Vance’s firing will cost the city $85,829.53 in severance and taxes. During the town commission meeting Tuesday night, city staff presented its calculations for the amount. Vance, who earned $171,200 per year, was fired without cause in an emergency town commission meeting on Jan. 8.  He was hired in February 2019, … Continue reading Former town manager’s severance pay will cost town $85,829; interim town manager chosen

Florida Farmers, Consumers and Organizations Are Working Together to Feed the Community

Farmers have always given back, but when the COVID-19 pandemic hit Florida in March of 2020, they went the extra mile to serve their communities. Foodery Farms After spending eight years developing greenhouses around the U.S., Angela TenBroeck settled on building an urban farm in Jacksonville. She had planned for 2020 to be the year to expand into … Continue reading Florida Farmers, Consumers and Organizations Are Working Together to Feed the Community

Commission pushes El Mar Drive decision back to October

After a lengthy discussion and almost two hours of public comments, the Lauderdale-By-The-Sea Commission voted Tuesday to revisit the future of El Mar Drive in October. Should a design plan be voted on at that time, construction on the historic street would not begin until April 2023. “What we heard tonight is . . . … Continue reading Commission pushes El Mar Drive decision back to October

Decision on El Mar Drive scheduled for Jan. 12; town extends deadline for comments

Town officials have extended the days residents can record their comments on the El Mar Drive project. On Jan. 12, commissioners will receive the input and make a decision on how the road will be reconfigured. So far, a handful of people have signed-up to speak at Jarvis Hall on Jan. 4, 1 to 4 … Continue reading Decision on El Mar Drive scheduled for Jan. 12; town extends deadline for comments

How Colorado’s Southern Ute Community Is Working to Ensure Access to Healthy Foods

The long history of the Southern Ute people of southwest Colorado is marked by perseverance and the ability to adapt in the face of adversity. From being the first tribe to use horses to creating a bevy of nutrition, health and agricultural programs today, they continually strive to strengthen and sustain their community. “The opportunity for tribal … Continue reading How Colorado’s Southern Ute Community Is Working to Ensure Access to Healthy Foods

Visitor Center gets up to $25,000 in assistance; farmers market set to return

After struggling through the pandemic, the Lauderdale-By-The-Sea Visitor Center will receive up to $25,000 from the town for payroll reimbursements. The request was approved unanimously by the town commission during its meeting on Oct. 27. Previously, the commission had already approved $13,000 for the center, which was increased at this latest meeting. The money will … Continue reading Visitor Center gets up to $25,000 in assistance; farmers market set to return

Commission votes for small millage increase; officials present demolished Holiday Inn as one of this year’s accomplishments

The town commission this week voted to increase the millage rate to 3.5 percent, up from the rolled-back rate of 3.3781 percent. “We take the great pride in keeping our millage rate as one of the lowest, and again this year, we are in the running as the lowest in the county,” said Vice Mayor … Continue reading Commission votes for small millage increase; officials present demolished Holiday Inn as one of this year’s accomplishments