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 >>
Trying to find out what's going on in the Town of Jupiter's quest to purchase land owned by Development Board of Palm Beach County CEO Kelly Smallridge's husband, Mark Smallridge, is like playing Whac-A-Mole: Nail down the answer to one question and another pops up to take its place. See Also:- ... More >>
Twenty Palm Beach County young-professional organizations have come together to host a pretty impressive roster of local and state political candidates for a free evening of schmoozing and stumping tonight in West Palm Beach.It's probably worth stopping by if you're interested in politics, as long a ... 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 >>
Palm Beach County commissioners will consider overturning a 1998 ruling that banned pot-bellied pigs from residential homes and communities, so that people can keep them as pets.
Now, under county zoning rules, pigs are categorized as livestock, which means they're restricted to agricultural and r ... 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 >>