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Woodstock 2018 4th Annual Dinner and Show Charity Event to Benefit Parkland Cares, July 28

July 17, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - Woodstock 2018, the fourth annual dinner and show charity event, will take place on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in Pembroke Pines.  Proceeds will benefit Parkland Cares.  Commissioner Michael Udine will be the guest speaker.  There will be a dinner, costume contest, dancing, raffles, and a cash bar.

Woodstock 2018 will take place at Hollybrook Golf ...

Animal Care Receives $15,000 Donation from Animal Rescue Fund

BROWARD COUNTY - The Broward County Animal Care and Adoption Division has announced on Thursday that it has been awarded a $15,000 donation from the Animal Rescue Fund that will help to support the Division’s Foster Care program.  The funds will be used for foster food and supplies, as well as medical and clinical needs.

Animal Care receives hundreds of foster pets each year ...

Paving on Nob Hill Road in Parkland; Expect Delays

July 18, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - Crews will be paving Nob Hill Road between Hillsboro Blvd. and Loxahatechee Rd. starting Wednesday, July 18, and running through Friday, July 20.

Crews will be onsite from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Expect delays.

Please follow the posted detour signs.

No paving work is being done on the weekend.

Work will resume next week and is expected to be completed by July ...

District 3 Office Hours This Wednesday, July 18

PARKLAND, FLA - District 3 Commissioner Michael Udine will be holding office hours this Wednesday in Tamarac and Coral Springs.  Please call 954-357-7003 to schedule an appointment.

Office hours will be held:

10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.:  Tamarac City Hall, 7525 NW 88th Avenue, Tamarac

2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.:  Coral Springs City Hall, 9500 W. Sample Road, Coral ...

Broward County Wins 34 Awards of Excellence, More Than Any Other County in the Nation

BROWARD COUNTY - Broward County announced that it has won 34 National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO) Awards of Excellence in 2018 – more than any county in the nation. The annual competition recognizes quality of public information and education outreach campaigns by County governments.

Nine Broward County agencies were recognized with a total of 8 Superior, ...

Movies in the Gym at P-Rec Gymnasium, July 20

July 19, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - Parkland residents are invited to attend Movies in the Gym at the P-Rec Gymnasium at Pine Trails Park on Friday, July 20.  Wall E will play at 5 p.m. and Transformers will be shown at 7 p.m.  The event is free and open to the public.

Movies in the Gym is sponsored by the City of Parkland, Coastal Community Church and Northwest Medical Center.

 

Celebrity Comedians to Perform in Free Comedy Show at Coral Springs High School, July 13

CORAL SPRINGS, FLA - Celebrity comedians, including Stacy Steel, Carl Rimi, Javi Carrion, Ramon Garcia, Dexter Angry and Ricky Cruz, will perform a free comedy show at Coral Springs High School on Friday, July 13 at 6 p.m., as part of the Broward County Resiliency Center summer programming to provide support and services to the victims, families, employees and community ...

Four Men Indicted in Murder of Parkland Resident and Rapper XXXTentacion

July 19, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA -  On Wednesday, July 18, a Broward County grand jury indicted four men involved in the mid-June murder of rapper XXXTentacion, a resident of Parkland, as he exited a Deerfield Beach business, according to the Broward County Sheriff's Office (BSO).  BSO detectives need the public's help in locating the two who remain at large.

The two-count ...

BSO: Gunman Arrested in XXXTentacion's Murder

PARKLAND, FLA - Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives have arrested one of the gunmen involved in the mid-June murder of a local rapper and Parkland resident as he exited a Deerfield Beach business, according to the BSO.

Investigators say Michael Boatwright, 22, is one of the two armed suspects who confronted Jahseh Onfroy, aka XXXTentacion, when he was killed in broad daylight on ...

Coffee with a Cop, Thursday at Carmela Coffee Bar in Parkland

PARKLAND, FLA - On Thursday, the Broward County Sheriff's Office in partnership with the City of Parkland will hold "Coffee with a Cop" at Carmela Coffee Bar in Parkland.  Police officers from the BSO will meet residents in the informal setting.

The event will take place on Thursday, July 12 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Carmela Coffee Bar, 7967 N. University Drive in ...

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Coral Springs and Parkland Selected as a Finalist in the Running to Receive Up to $1 Million from Bloomberg Philanthropies in Funding for Public Art Project that Addresses Civic Issue

July 18, 2018

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced that the cities of Coral Springs and Parkland have been selected together as a finalist in the running to receive up to $1 million as part of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge, a program that aims to foster creative collaboration, address civic issues, and support local economies through public art. More than 200 cities applied, but Coral ...

Man Fatally Shot in Central Broward

A Tamarac man was shot in broad daylight Sunday afternoon in unincorporated Central Broward County.  Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives are now asking the public for information that will help catch the killer. 

Around 2:30 p.m. on July 8, 31-year-old Jeremy McKinnon was in the 2800 block of N.W. 14 St. near Ft. Lauderdale when he was shot.  Though he doesn't ...

Chatham Board of Education Still Reviewing Security Options in Wake of Parkland, Including Armed Class 3 Officers

July 19, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Board of Education reiterated its commitment to security measures it is considering in the wake of the Feb. 14 shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., which claimed 17 victims.

During the public portion of the regular meeting of the Chatham BOE on Monday night, resident Bill Heap spoke about his "personal survey" that ...