When Palm Beach County two years ago awarded a subsidiary of Kellogg Brown & Root a share of a $668 million contract to build a new waste treatment facility, the company's anti-union ways were no secret. But KBR's was the cheapest of three competing proposals, so commissioners gave the firm the ... More >>
Always easy to gore someone else's ox, and Palm Beach County business interests have long been ready to take a knife--or a bulldozer--to Kennedy Estates, part of Jupiter's 100-year old black community, Limestone Creek*. Developers plans for a road adjoining the neighborhood's park (a humble eno ... More >>
Big Brother is watching. But Big Brother owes money.Those traffic light cameras that flash two seconds after you've run the red were supposed to pay bug for local governments. Instead, not so much is the case. According to county administrators, the county owes more than what it's taking in.&nb ... More >>
imfdb.orgThere's currently a list in the Florida Statutes of 15 places where you can't bring a concealed weapon. A pair of state legislators would like to make that 17.Last year, the legislature passed a law that would impose fines on counties and municipalities that tried to write up their own g ... More >>
Cheer up, Charlie, and come out of the closet!Come out, come out wherever you are, Charlie. It's National Coming Out Day, and a mere three weeks before Election Day. Rumors have been swirling for years, but only you have the power to spin them into reality. Here's why you should seize the moment: ... More >>
Commissioner Aaronson: A Tea Party whupping beats "political suicide."Ethics, Shmethics. As this week's feature story reminds us, Palm Beach's reputation as "Corruption County" has been well earned. Two years after lawyer Bill Boose and county commissioner Tony Masilotti went to prison, we're fin ... More >>
Forget the awful past, Palm Beach's sugar barons say. It's time to make nicey-nicey and go into real estate.
The GOP eyes a George W. Bush victory in traditionally Democratic Palm Beach County. Here's why.
Here are the 12 Broward-Palm Beach newsmakers who will make you blush
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The Palm Beach International Film Festival
Andre Fladell doesn't change his clothes much, but he's made quite a splash in the national media
Need to oust a school superintendent or get your favorite Democratic candidate elected? Just call Andre Fladell. But don't ever cross him.
Puritanical Palm Beach County Commissioner Burt Aaronson has a son who defends adult entertainment venues oh, the horror!
Using private vans to transport Palm Beach's carless poor costs taxpayers a fortune. There is a solution -- it's called the bus.
In an era of overcrowded classrooms, who would build a school in a town with no children? The Palm Beach County School Board, that's who.