With what must have been a convoy of trucks, a band of thieves brazenly trespassed through a construction site and a wooded private land parcel to reach the back corner of BVA Horticultural. They cut the wire fencing, and stole 110,000 small, potted palms.
Saturday, June 8th, the first of two meetings of the County Comprehensive Development Master Plan (CDMP) was held studying the possible future of expanding the Urban Development Line to include an additional 920 acres. Fifty-nine percent of that area is under agricultural use, in this Urban …
When the Florida Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act passed in 2014 with the intent to, “Create a comprehensive workforce development system that provides assistance to job seekers and employers,” numerous departments and offices were charged with developing and managing different programs …
Biscayne National Park, in partnership with the Biscayne National Park Institute, will host volunteer marine debris cleanups beginning on Tuesday, June 18 and each Tuesday thereafter through November 12.
A 50-year-old Lake Worth, Florida man was arrested by Sheriff’s Office Deputies shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday after Florida City Police advised they were pursuing a black Jeep Liberty involved in hit-and-run crashes on the mainland.
Gov. Ron DeSantis, acting on one of his top priorities during his first year in office, signed into law Tuesday a measure that gives the state the go-ahead to pursue approval to import prescription drugs from Canada and other countries.
Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried is announcing that the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) will hold hemp rulemaking workshops this month throughout the state. As the Governor is expected to sign the state hemp legislation soon, the Department is hosting the wor…
The Sheriff’s Office community partners at the Ocean Reef Club in north Key Largo have alerted the Sheriff’s Office of an odd incident involving a man waving a cell phone in the middle of the road.
Thieves brazenly drove up to the back corner of BVA Horticultural on Monday night, cut the wire fencing, and stole 110,000 small, potted palms. Located on 278 St, the burglars made off with 2000 trays of the hard-to-find cateracterum and chamaedorea palms.
At the Special Presentations on May 29, Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough took time to honor three young women and their dedicated service to the City of Homestead.
Policy LU-8I in the Miami-Dade County Comprehensive Development Master Plan (CDMP) directs the County to study the area depicted on the map below for possible designation as an Urban Expansion Area (UEA).
Councilman Larry Roth announced the winners of the Community Relation Board’s (CRB) Spring Essay Contes. Essays submitted by students were judged by the Community Relations Board, which includes residents of Homestead and Florida City. Councilman Roth said, “Since we had such a successful co…
Long-sought federal money is coming to complete a project that will raise a section of the Tamiami Trail to improve the flow of freshwater through the Everglades.
The Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners on June 4 passed a measure aimed at protecting pet owners. The legislation, sponsored by Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava, would prohibit the predatory lending practice of pet leasing.
As part of our ongoing commitment to the community and safety of our youth, the Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) will be conducting proactive juvenile curfew enforcement details throughout Miami-Dade County.
As a sign of the importance of Florida in the 2020 presidential campaign, President Donald Trump on Friday tweeted that he will announce his re-election bid at a June 18 rally in Orlando.
The field continues to get more crowded in a South Florida Senate district that will open next year when Sen. Anitere Flores, R-Miami, steps down because of term limits.
A 20-year-old Miami man who fled from Upper Keys Deputies on a motorcycle before getting lost and stopping in front of the Ocean Reef gate was arrested Sunday.
As the summer vacation and travel seasons opens, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced that visitor spending in communities near national parks in 2018 resulted in a $40.1 billion benefit to the nation’s economy and supported 329,000 jobs.
In a turnabout from a similar case last year, an administrative law judge Friday decided that state gambling regulators erred when they allowed South Florida’s Calder Race Course to keep its lucrative slot-machine license after demolishing a grandstand where bettors watched horses compete.
The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved spending $242,000 of Department of Environmental Protection Stewardship Grant funding for removal of Hurricane Irma marine debris from five plugged canals in unincorporated Monroe County.
Nearly 100 students, parents and Rotarians and local dignitaries attended the annual event held at the Homestead Woman’s Club facilities.
The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair & Exposition recognized seven middle and high school students Wednesday for going out of their way to help others in the community.
A little nudging for storm prep shouldn’t be necessary after Matthew battered Florida’s east coast in 2016, Irma essentially drenched the entire state in 2017, and Michael ground up a chunk of the Panhandle last year.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to take up an appeal about whether gambling revenues distributed to members of the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida are subject to federal income taxes.
Adopt-a-Tree, the popular free tree giveaway program, will hold its first event of 2019 at 9 a.m., Sunday, June 2, at Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151 St., North Miami, Florida.
The Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit Detectives were called to 218 Lignumvitae Drive in Key Largo at 7:54 a.m. Thursday regarding two males found dead in the residence.
Homestead City Council’s special call meeting on Tuesday May 21 had only one item of business – consideration of the Homestead-Miami Speedway’s request to extend operating hours to 2 am in order to host the Ultra festival.
Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried voiced opposition to President Donald Trump’s revamped trade deal with Canada and Mexico as Vice President Mike Pence was in Jacksonville urging approval of the deal.
YOKOSUKA, Japan – Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony Alvarez, a native of Homestead, Florida, wanted to join the Navy to travel and see the world.
Ask any quilter about the time and personal effort that go into creating a quilt and the answer will be from something whimsical to something intensely meaningful. Whether handcrafted or done with a machine, many hours are involved; hundreds in some cases. When the Quilts of Valor Foundation…
Councilwoman Jennifer Bailey brought the enjoyable “Art Walk” to Homestead last year for a fun-filled day. She and the Southwest Advisory Committee (SWAC) introduced the community to a series of art-focused events and were able to make contributions to selected middle schools as part of the …
For decades, Florida communities have battled invasive plants on land and water. These plants disrupt native ecosystems and livelihoods, and more arrive each year.
The Mexican American Council (MAC), in collaboration with Miami Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS), hosted the 35th Annual Student Recognition Ceremony at Homestead Miami Speedway. This special annual event recognizes high school graduates and honors their parents.
Palmer Trinity School (PTS) seventh-grade students participated in a hydroponic farming program designed to teach students the science behind the alternative food production method and its benefits.
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) questioned Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt about the current moratorium on offshore drilling off the coast of Florida, and touted President Trump’s action to increase the administration’s budget request for Everglades restoration funds to the full $2…