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Peggy Noland

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    January 25, 2013

    Jean Robb, Deerfield Beach Mayoral Candidate, Wants to Open Her Own Absentee-Ballot Drop Boxes; County Says OK

    Jean Robb, who's running for Deerfield Beach mayor against incumbent Peggy Noland, called the Broward County Election Supervisors Office the other day with a strange question: Could she open and manage her own absentee-ballot drop boxes? The answer was yes. But it was a slow yes.

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    December 18, 2012

    Giant Sperm Whales And Other Weird Things Washed Ashore: 8-Foot Lego Men, Giant Eye Balls, And More!

    Weird? Yes. But there's been weirder. A few days ago, the carcass of a 40-foot sperm whale -- open-mouthed and oozing -- beached along Deerfield Beach's shore, and the locals got all huffy and melodramatic over the remnants of this mammoth oceanic creature. Some local conservationists wanted to k ... More >>

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    December 17, 2012

    Dead Sperm Whale Washes Up On Deerfield Beach UPDATED

    A 40-foot sperm whale that died as it swam near the shore in Pompano Beach, has washed ashore at the International Fishing Pier in Deerfield Beach. Deerfield Beach lifeguards roped the whale carcass so the animal can be allowed to slowly drift away from the fishing pier towards the shore where yell ... More >>

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    December 15, 2011

    Pamela Davis Ditches Deerfield Beach Housing Authority for Gainesville's Agency

    afn.org​Less than three months after the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of the Inspector General came to Deerfield Beach to look into its housing authority, its executive director is moving north.Pamela Davis, who's been the Deerfield Beach Housing Authority's executiv ... More >>

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    October 12, 2011

    Chaz Stevens Invites Allen West to "Root Beer Summit" Over Deerfield's Housing Authority

    graffitiworx.com​Several months ago, Deerfield Beach Mayor Peggy Noland announced she was getting rid of the entire board of commissioners from the city's housing authority.Over concerns that federal taxpayer coin was being wasted in the housing authority, Rep. Allen West hopped on the case and as ... More >>

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    February 4, 2011

    Chaz' Last Stand

    ​ ​Broward County Commissioner Stacy Ritter, left, wants to engage in a high heels contest with Hallandale Beach Mayor Joy Cooper, right. From Twitter yesterday:  "I think Hallandale Mayor Joy Cooper's heels are higher than mine which rarely happens. I see a contest of heels in o ... More >>

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    September 1, 2010

    Deerfield Mayor's Husband Suspended for Day After Locker Dispute

    FlickrNoland didn't trust the locks that his bosses were giving him.​Deerfield Beach Fire Rescue Lt. Howard Noland -- husband of Deerfield Beach Mayor Peggy Noland -- has been suspended for a day without pay following an investigation into allegations that he was insubordinate when he placed his o ... More >>

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    July 1, 2010
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    June 22, 2010

    Poitier Hurls Race Card at Mango Meeting

    Photo fromMyActsofSedition.comPoitier giving Ganz the evil eye at last night's special meeting.​The special meeting to deal with Deerfield Beach's Mango mess got ugly, judging by the liveblog by Chaz Stevens and the pictures he posted later Monday night. Of course, this past weekend's Mango Festiv ... More >>

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    June 22, 2010

    Sylvia Poitier, in Her Own Words (Subtitles Not Included)

    That's video, courtesy Chaz Stevens, of the special meeting last night in Deerfield Beach where commissioners discussed the weekend's meltdown at the Mango Festival, which was canceled after promoters failed to pay for the sound crew.On the left is Commissioner Sylvia Poitier, ranting and raving in ... More >>

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    May 18, 2010

    Mango Festival Request for $25,000 a Tough Sell in Deerfield Beach

    mangofestival.comA crowd shot from a recent Mango Festival in Deerfield Beach.​Organizers of Deerfield Beach's Mango Festival will make an appearance at this evening's commission meeting in hopes they can convince city officials to give them $25,000 toward reviving the summer soiree of music and f ... More >>

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    May 4, 2010

    Deerfield Beach City Manager: More Audits to Come

    The same forensic auditor who told the Deerfield Beach Commission last month that he found "suspected fraud" in the way city doles out state and federal housing dollars appears destined to turn his investigative eye toward other city programs. At tonight's meeting, City Manager Burgess Hanson is lik ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Activist Launches Coup of Deerfield Housing Board

    The last time the Deerfield Beach Housing Authority's board met, the topic of conversation was Acts of Sedition blogger Chaz Stevens -- specifically, whether his blog posts alleging corruption in the housing agency's contracting process amounted to libel.Yet there's a good chance that at the next me ... More >>

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    March 23, 2010

    In Deerfield, Tonight's Multi-Million Dollar Question: Who Should We Sue?

    By the end of tonight's meeting of the Deerfield Beach Commission, local lawyers will be licking their chops. That's because the city appears to be on the brink of filing lawsuits against a number of nonprofit agencies who have been slow to give the city a better look at the accounts.Arlington Park ... More >>

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    February 10, 2010

    Police Chase: Could Pompano's Defection Trigger Domino Effect for BSO?

    Flickr: sunrise954​Among the cast of hundreds who attended last night's standing-room-only meeting of the Pompano Beach Commission were several leaders of a neighboring city that has a Broward Sheriff's Office contract coming up for renewal this year: Deerfield Beach.City commissioners Marty Popel ... More >>

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    January 7, 2010

    Deerfield Beach Calls Special Commission Meeting to Deal With Motion to Fire City Manager

    deerfield-beach.comBill Ganz​On January 15 the Deerfield Beach City Commission will have a special session to vote on whether to fire its city manager of three years, Mike Mahaney. That motion was brought at Tuesday's raucous meeting (video here). This afternoon I spoke with the maker of the motio ... More >>

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    January 6, 2010

    [UPDATED WITH VIDEO] Deerfield Beach Mayor Talks About Wild Commission Meeting, City's Future

    Mayor Peggy Noland is walking around Deerfield Beach today, chances are she's got a big grin on her face. That's because she's close to finishing a task she's been working on for nearly a year: the termination of City Manager Mike Mahaney. (Video here, on Chaz Stevens' Acts of Sedition.]"In May, whe ... More >>

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    January 5, 2010

    Deerfield Beach Moves to Fire City Manager Mike Mahaney; Predictably, Shouting Ensues

    deerfield-beach.comNoland: took a parting shot from the city manager.​In this evening's meeting of the Deerfield Beach City Commission, officials took an initial step toward terminating Mike Mahaney as their city manager, a post he's held for nearly three years.The motion was made by Commissioner ... More >>

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    November 6, 2009

    Counting the Mango Money: Deerfield Festival's Mysterious 36-Grand

    Flickr: foXXtailDeerfield's Mango Festival has been a financial juggling act​I've been stymied in my efforts to get an answer to the question I put at the bottom of this mammoth post from yesterday, about the Deerfield Beach's Mango Festival. Namely, why did the city cut the Mango Festival a check ... More >>

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    October 21, 2009

    Mayor Noland to Colleagues on Deerfield Beach Commission: "We Look Like a Bunch of Idiots Up Here"

    Thanks to Chaz Stevens for uploading this amazing video of last evening's meeting of the Deerfield Beach City Commission, in which it finally awarded a winner in the bid for the restaurant space on the end city's pier. But not without high drama. After the commissioners ranked the bidding restaurat ... More >>

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    October 16, 2009

    Forbes Mag: South Florida Now a Rotten Place to Retire

    Flickr: Alliance for Retired AmericansDear South Florida elderly: Forbes says you and all your ballot casting friends should head north.​Oh no! We've been dissed by a Forbes list! The magazine popular among rich old people is saying that South Florida is lousy place to be a rich old person. It ran ... More >>

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    October 5, 2009

    JB's on the Beach Bolts From City Pier Bid

    Flickr: shakti womyn​Late Friday, one day after staffers at Deerfield Beach City Hall met to discuss bids by local restaurateurs for the space at the end of the city's pier, JB's on the Beach has withdrawn from the competition.Of course, in August, JB's won that bid only to have it thrown out when ... More >>

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    September 2, 2009

    Back From the Brink: How the Deerfield Beach Commission Pulled Out of an Ethical Tailspin

    blogbybett.blogspot.comSome of the heroes from last night's Deerfield Beach Commission meeting.​It was supposed to be as easy as 1-2-3. At last Thursday evening's budget meeting, Deerfield Beach Mayor Peggy Noland made it known that she was sick of working within the confines of the city's ethics ... More >>

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    September 2, 2009

    Bomb-Hurling Blogger Calls It Quits

    Flickr: J.DoyonPhotography​The first time I heard Chaz Stevens' name, it was preceded by the words "Stay away from." I was talking to a person involved in Deerfield Beach politics, and that person was concerned that my interest in the subject would lead to an encounter with the man behind the curt ... More >>

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    September 1, 2009

    Grocery Shopping With Mayor Noland

    deerfield-beach.comPeggy Noland​A few hours before she takes her place at the dais and asks commissioners to strike down the Deerfield Beach ethics code, Mayor Peggy Noland rolled a shopping cart through the aisles of Winn-Dixie and spoke with Juice about why the code has to go. In short, because ... More >>

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    September 1, 2009

    Deerfield Beach Commissioner Plans to "Beg" Colleagues Not to Repeal Ethics Code

    deerfield-beach.comBill Ganz​Deerfield Beach Commissioner Bill Ganz is entering his sixth month in office, and he still finds his colleagues unpredictable. He thought the city's ethics code was safe. "I was as surprised and dismayed as anybody to find out it was on the agenda to be repealed," he s ... More >>

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    August 31, 2009

    Was Ethics Fad a Mere Summer Fling for Deerfield Beach Commission?

    Judging by this agenda item for Tuesday's meeting, Deerfield Beach commissioners are ready to fling their ethics code out the window after just two and a half months. The idea belongs to Mayor Peggy Noland, who needs an ethics code worse than Michael Beasley needs a Twitter editor.The paper-thin exc ... More >>

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    August 31, 2009

    On Repeal of Ethics Code, One Deerfield Commissioner Holds Swing Vote

    deerfield-beach.comJoe Miller​On the day before the Deerfield Beach Commission will vote on whether to repeal its ethics code, Commissioner Joe Miller is the one wildcard.Past remarks make it possible to predict how the four other members of the commission will vote. Check out the minutes of the M ... More >>

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    August 21, 2009

    Documents Show Deerfield Firefighters Short-Armed Internal Investigation

    Photo: deerfieldbeachfirerescue.org​It wasn't exactly Watergate, but for Deerfield Beach, it had the makings of a defining moment in its scandal-plagued history: firefighters accused by residents of engaging in improper political activities during the final, frenzied week of the city's municipal ... More >>

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    August 11, 2009

    Deerfield Parks Director's Controversial Penalty Has Boomerang Effect

    George Edmunds, the acting director of Deerfield Beach's Parks and Recreation Department, has been ordered to attend a meeting with the city's Human Resources Department to review the mistakes he made last week in disciplining a city worker for failing to greet Mayor Peggy Noland.That meeting comes ... More >>

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    August 10, 2009

    Documents Show Deerfield Mayor Tried to Distance Self From Disciplinary Action

    deerfield-beach.comPeggy Noland​A series of internal memos recently made public by the Deerfield Beach City Clerk's office show that Mayor Peggy Noland denied being offended by the lack of a greeting from a city parks worker last week. But those denials are at odds with the memo by Deerfield Beach ... More >>

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    August 7, 2009

    Source: It's 'Bout to Get Worse for Noland

    It's been a brutal week (year?) for Deerfield Beach Mayor Peggy Noland, but the weeks to come may bring a new rounds of bad publicity. According to a well-placed source at city hall, a city commissioner is likely to bring a motion at the August 18 meeting censuring Noland for her conduct in the puni ... More >>

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    August 6, 2009

    Yet More Drama in Deerfield: Did City Tamper With Controversial Video?

    Flickr User: Scott Valentine Presents​Good luck finding the full, unedited video of Tuesday's barnburner of a Deerfield Beach commission meeting. The one currently posted on the city's website is only a fraction -- the uncontroversial fraction -- of what transpired that night. So says the blogger ... More >>

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    August 6, 2009

    Juice Memo: To Deerfield Beach city workers; Re: Appropriate Greeting for the Mayor

    Deerfield Beach city employees who fail to greet Mayor Peggy Noland in the manner seen above will be deemed "disrespectful." To wit, any other greeting is "unacceptable" and causes "irrevocable damage to the welfare of the department" and their fellow workers. As such, those workers will face disci ... More >>

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    August 5, 2009

    Well, Since You Told the Media on Us, Then OK You're Not Suspended. But Still.

    Deerfield-Beach.comPeggy Noland​You may have seen the Pulp post about the suspension of a Deerfield Beach Parks Department worker who did not seem sufficiently dazzled by the sight of Mayor Peggy Noland. Apparently, Noland and her obsequious Parks director, George Edmunds, didn't count on that emp ... More >>

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    August 4, 2009

    Video Ambush in Deerfield Beach: Did Mayor's Husband Fake Injury?

    That's video of Lt. Howard Noland, the firefighter husband of Deerfield Beach Mayor Peggy Noland. It's the bomb that Acts of Sedition blogger Chaz Stevens dropped at tonight's commission meeting to a stunned audience.Noland, says Stevens, claimed to have been injured in 2001, after which he collecte ... More >>

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    July 24, 2009

    Brotherhood of the Traveling Pants: Deerfield Firefighters Have Legwear, Light Penalty in Common

    www.deerfieldbeachfirerescue.orgFire Chief Anthony Stravino An internal investigation of Deerfield Beach Fire-Rescue's involvement in the city's March municipal investigation found that six employees committed ethical violations. But those violations -- storing political material in the fire st ... More >>

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    June 18, 2009

    Deerfield Beach Commission Will Not Be Tricked Into Broadcasting Hardcore Porn

    Flickr User: carlosvianarenamon2014A source with knowledge of these things tells Juice that Deerfield Beach City Hall has decided on a new policy regarding video presentations at its commission meetings: Since pornography sometimes appears in video form, and since the city's government does not trus ... More >>

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    June 17, 2009

    In Deerfield Beach, a Ninja Strikes

    Flickr User: brunkfordbraunLast night the Deerfield Beach City Commission conducted a seminar on how not to deal with a buzzing gadfly. Chaz Stevens was deprived his chance to address the commission (by video), he inspired his nemesis Vice Mayor Sylvia Poitier to climb down from the dais to address ... More >>

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    June 11, 2009

    To the Spoiler Goes the Victory; Deerfield Mayor's Son Pays Fine for Campaign Sabotage

    It was the kind of sloppy political sabotage you'd expect in a Banana Republic. But hey, we're talking about Deerfield Beach. So we shouldn't be surprised that the punishment for Thomas Noland is roughly equivalent to the kind you'd expect for a prince in a corrupt kingdom: A fine of $250 for the 20 ... More >>

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    May 14, 2009

    Pete Boinis: Asshole Of The Week

        BoinisThe Pulp's Asshole of the Week (so I stole an idea from Larry Flynt, what are you gonna do, shoot me?) is Pete Boinis. He's the guy that cordoned off his swath of land next to the Deerfield Beach Pier with a bunch of poles and then had "No Trespassing" sign ... More >>

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    March 11, 2009

    New Mayor of Deerfield Beach... and Already a Scandal

    Not 24 hours after Peggy Noland won the Deerfield Beach mayoral race, she's already got a scandal on her hands. And no, I'm not talking about her son's election eve arrest on charges of stealing campaign signs of other mayoral candidates. Guess that should be "scandals," plural.Multiple sources tell ... More >>

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    March 10, 2009

    Yay! It's the Day That 90 Percent of Us Don't Vote!

    Finally, the end of the municipal election cycle is upon us. A few races we'll be watching today:In Fort Lauderdale, we've got runoffs in three commission districts, which means that a majority of the city's governing body will be elected today, joining mayor-elect Jack Seiler and Commissioner Charl ... More >>

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    March 10, 2009

    Liveblogging the Muni Election

    The brains of the operation 8:31 Welcome to the Juice muni elections liveblog. I will be doing the play-by-play. At my left is the color commentator, a highly flatulent greyhound who somehow managed to cast a ballot (for Al Capellini, natch) and has been flaunting her "My Vote Counted" sticker to al ... More >>

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    March 10, 2009

    Voters Done Pretty Good Tonight

    Hey, no pending felons were elected by the voters. In South Florida, that's called progress. Let's run this mf-er down: Davie: Tom Truex lost because Davie voters don't want developers to mess up the nature of the town with The Commons. I called Judy Paul as the winner two ... More >>

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    March 9, 2009

    UPDATED: Herald's McClatchy To Cut 15 Percent, Candidate's Son Arrested For Stealing Capellini Signs

    -- The Deerfield Advocate, which is very quick to post news favorable to disgraced ex-mayor Al Capellini, is reporting that mayoral favorite Peggy Noland's son, firefighter Thomas Noland, was arrested at 3 a.m. for stealing Capellini's campaign signs. And you thought Deerfield couldn't get anymore ... More >>

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    March 9, 2009

    Investigate Deerfield Beach Fire Department Now

    In light of the reported arrest of Peggy Noland's 19-year-old firefighter son, Thomas, for stealing campaign signs in the middle of the night, I think it's time for an investigation of the political activity being done at the fire station.      I refer you to Deerfiel ... More >>

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    March 9, 2009

    Peggy Noland Denies Son's Involvement in Campaign High Jinks

    Deerfield Beach mayoral candidate Peggy Noland is beating back an 11th hour campaign scandal -- early this morning her son 20-year-old son Thomas, a Deerfield Beach firefighter, was arrested on charges of criminal mischief for stealing campaign signs of ex-Mayor Al Capellini and others.I reached Nol ... More >>

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    March 9, 2009

    UPDATE: Thomas Noland's Friends Rolled Over

    BSO just made public its interviews with James Rosa and Anthony Russo, the two 20-year-olds who were among the four charged with petty theft in connection with stolen campaign signs.The report indicates that both Rosa and Russo implicated Thomas Noland,  son of Deerfield Beach mayoral candidate ... More >>

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    February 25, 2009

    [UPDATED] An Off Night for Democracy, Free Press in Deerfield Beach

    UPDATED WITH VIDEO LINKA mayor hit with felony corruption charges; a commissioner booked for the same; a city manager suspended after ordering deputies to remove a commissioner during a public meeting. When it comes to dirty tricks and political theater, Deerfield Beach residents have seen it all. B ... More >>

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