| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Summer fun is over, and school is back in session. But there are plenty of new and exciting things in Broward County public schools this year, including eco-friendly buses, charter schools and extended hours.
As an estimated 265,000 students return...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:31 PM
An $800 million Broward school bond proposal initially designed to fix old crumbling schools may also ease crowding in newer schools in the west.
The most expensive project on a proposed list released this weekend isn't a leaking roof, faulty air...
| Mar 17, 2014
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...
| Oct 28, 2009
| 7:04 PM
During the 2006 race for Coral Springs City Commission, Vista Healthplan and its affiliates donated the maximum allowed by law to the campaign of a political novice who had recently lost his job as Tamarac city attorney.
Although Mitch Kraft's...
| Feb 6, 2010
In the midst of a crushing budget crisis, the Broward school district mistakenly paid more than $290,000 to a Fort Lauderdale firm for a school classroom addition that it quickly scrapped. Now the district finds itself in the awkward position of asking...
| Mar 17, 2010
| 5:41 AM
A new blistering audit of the Broward school district's construction department has found overpayments to contractors, unauthorized work and employees collecting overtime every day for years.
Improprieties in one project involving the 2007 expansion of...
| Oct 15, 2009
Lime Tree Apartments is on the 400 block of Southeast 13th Court, just south and across 10th Street from Deerfield Beach Middle School. It was there that Michael Brewer's pursuers caught up with him on Monday. They doused him with a flammable liquid and...