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Two Additional Defendants Charged with Civil Rights Conspiracy Targeting Pregnancy Resource Centers

Maryland Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Federal Prison After Travelling To Florida To Attempt To Meet A Minor For Sexual Activity

Tampa, FL – A federal grand jury in the Middle District of Florida returned a superseding indictment charging two additional Florida residents with federal crimes arising out of a series of targeted attacks on pregnancy resource facilities in the state. Caleb Freestone, 27, and Amber Smith-Stewart, 23, were previously charged with the same offenses in […]

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City of West Palm Beach Launches $500,000 Grant Program for Small and Minority/Women-Owned Businesses

City of West Palm Beach Launches 0,000 Grant Program for Small and Minority/Women-Owned BusinessesMarch 29, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Diane G. Papadakos, Director of Communications City of West Palm Beach – Mayor’s Office dpapadakos@wpb.org 561-822-1411 (TTY: 800-955-8771)   City of West Palm Beach Launches $500,000 Grant Program for Small and Minority/Women-Owned Businesses Owners within City limits will have the potential for us to $50,000 in grant funding […]

Two Orlando Women Sentenced For Preparing Fraudulent Tax Returns For Three Years

Maryland Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Federal Prison After Travelling To Florida To Attempt To Meet A Minor For Sexual Activity

Orlando, Florida – U.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton, Jr. has sentenced Erotida Natasha Harden Ortiz to eight years in federal prison and Aida Cortes to four years and six months in federal prison. A federal jury had found Harden and Cortes guilty in October 2022. Harden was convicted of conspiracy to defraud the United […]

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Register for Baynanza 2023

Register for Baynanza 2023

Baynanza is a celebration of Biscayne Bay and its significance as one of our most important ecological systems in South Florida. Baynanza Biscayne Bay Cleanup Day has brought our community together to keep the beaches and shorelines along Biscayne Bay clean for four decades. Participate in Baynanza’s 40th Anniversary. On Saturday, April 15, volunteers will […]

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Clay County Man Indicted For Fraud Scheme Using Stolen Identities To Obtain Paycheck Protection Program Loans, Filing A False Tax Return, And Stolen Property

Maryland Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Federal Prison After Travelling To Florida To Attempt To Meet A Minor For Sexual Activity

Jacksonville, Florida – United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces the return of an indictment charging Christopher Leo Daragjati (33, Middleburg) with seven counts of wire fraud, ten counts of aggravated identity theft, one count of theft of government property over $1,000, and two counts of false representation of a Social Security number (SSN). If […]

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New benefits for STS customers start April 1

New benefits for STS customers start April 1

Special Transportation Service (STS) program is a shared-ride public transportation service provided by the Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 paratransit service provisions. STS provides door-to-door service from the main entrance of pick-up to the main entrance of drop-off locations throughout […]

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Join this EEL event to help restore Florida City’s Pineland Preserve

Join this EEL event to help restore Florida City’s Pineland Preserve

The Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources Division Environmental Resources Management’s (DERM) Environmentally Endangered Lands program (EEL) is hosting an event to plant a restoration site at the Florida City Pineland Preserve on Saturday, April 8, from  9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers will be planting rare plants that support endangered species, such as the federally […]

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Celebrate Small Business Week May 1-5

Celebrate Small Business Week May 1-5

May 2-6 is Small Business Week. Miami-Dade County’s Small Business Development (SBD) Division will join many national and local organizations to celebrate the critical contributions of entrepreneurs and small business owners. SBD will be holding five days of events with representatives from several County departments and successful small businesses. Events include topics such as: Information […]

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