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May 16, 2022

PARKLAND, FL- Terramar Park is about to get a bit of a makeover. Terramar's soccer fields are currently not regulation size, so they don't get the usage they could get if they were indeed regulation size. In the next couple of weeks, the City of Parkland will be expanding the fields to ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Parkland's own Bob Mayersohn has been named President of the Broward League of Cities for the upcoming year. Mayersohn, a City Commissioner for the City of Parkland, served as Vice President of the Broward League of Cities before being named President for the upcoming 2022-2023 ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Parkland commuters will be getting a break soon with traffic to the northeast. Drivers that need to make their way to the east side of Boca Raton or access I-95 to head north will be experiencing less gridlock at the Glades Road exit around I-95 in the coming months. The Florida ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Parkland Library will be hosting a Book Fair on Saturday, May 14, 2022. The event will feature steeply discounted prices on books for all ages. Hundreds of books will be available for purchase. The event will be held from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Parkland Library at 6620 ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The upcoming Holmberg Road project will have an in-person open house tomorrow evening, hosted by the Florida Department of Transportation. The $609,561 project, which is slated to begin on May 26, will include "widening the roadway at the entrance of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High ...

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PARKLAND, FL- A meeting about the upcoming Holmberg Road project between Pine Island and Heron Bay Blvd. is being held next Thursday, May 12, 2022, at the Parkland Library at 6 p.m. The project is aimed at improving traffic flow around Stoneman Douglas and between MSD and Westglades Middle ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The much-anticipated Heron Bay Development decision has been pushed back at least a month. At an NSID Board Meeting that was initially intended to choose one of three development plan options, a decision was made today that more information needs to be gathered and evaluated before ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Parkland resident and current Broward County Mayor Michael Udine will be speaking at a breakfast event on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, hosted by the Parkland Chamber of Commerce.  Udine is the guest speaker at the Chamber's monthly breakfast at the Cypresshead Clubhouse. Doors open at ...

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PARKLAND, FL- In May we celebrate Mother’s Day and all the wonderful mothers, grandmothers, stepmothers, and mother figures who have made a difference in our lives. They are the ones who we go to for support, help, advice, and consoling. Our world is a better place thanks to the love, care and ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Wow it is already May, and things are starting to heat up with South Florida sports!  Our Florida Panthers are pursuing a Stanley Cup on the ice, the Miami Heat are going for another championship and the Marlins have embarked on a new season.  On the racetrack, Broward’s own jockey ...

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PARKLAND, FL- There are many occasions when I am reminded of how fortunate I am to be Mayor of this amazing City.  Parkland is an incredible place and Catherine and I frequently remind one another of what a great decision we made in choosing to raise our children here.  We will be reminded of it ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The City of Parkland held its strategic planning session with the City Commissioners and key leaders in April. The annual gathering is a meeting that helps the City discuss and evaluate projects over the next few years. It is important to note that these items are being discussed, ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Summer is just around the corner, and many Parkland residents are in full swing with their spring cleaning. For people looking to get rid of larger items, bulk trash pickup is this week in Parkland. Bulk Trash includes household appliances, furniture and bulky nature items like ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For those shopping at Costco in Coral Springs, they may know that it can be challenging at times to get in and out of the busy parking, especially turning onto Coral Ridge Drive. That’s what a city resident told city leaders last week while urging them to put up a ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The City of Parkland's annual strategic planning session begins today. The session is a dedicated time for the City Commission to discuss longer-term planning. From future parks and development opportunities to infrastructure and new business, the strategic planning session is a ...

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PARKLAND, FL- April means spring is officially here. April 22nd is Earth Day and this year the theme is “Invest in Our Planet”. Recognizing Earth Day reminds our community of the necessity to protect the environment for generations to come. By reducing our carbon footprint, we can protect our home ...

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PARKLAND, FL- It is great to be back in the district after our busy, and extended, Legislative Session. While we had some incredibly controversial bills make their way through the process, there were also some good bills dealing with school safety, mental health, the workforce, insurance, early ...

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PARKLAND, FL- One thing is for certain in Parkland, our City has a plethora of outstanding and hardworking volunteers who create a culture of giving in our community.  This concept has been even more apparent around our City over the past few months.  Families continue working together to make the ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The City of Parkland's new branding initiative is taking shape. Parkland residents are being asked by the City of Parkland, as part of the initial steps of the initiative, to participate in a brief survey about their views on life in Parkland. The survey takes about 15 minutes to ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Parkland City Commissioner Bob Mayersohn has been awarded the Florida League of Cities "Home Rule Hero" Award for 2022. The "Home Rule Hero" Award is given to legislators and non-legislators that are working diligently to advocate for and promote their local community. “It is an ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Families from 16 of the 17 victims of the Stoneman Douglas tragedy will be awarded millions of dollars in a settlement with the US Government, according to a statement from the US Justice Department. There were 40 civil cases that arose from the tragedy claiming negligence by the FBI ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The City of Parkland is introducing a brand-new program for high schoolers that are interested in pursuing a career in public service called the "Youth Ambassador Program." The program is for students that will be a high school junior in the 2022-2023 school year and is a year-long ...

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PARKLAND, FL - The City of Parkland will receive an autism-friendly designation next week at the City Commission meeting in Parkland. The designation is given by the University of Miami and Nova Southeastern University's CARD program, the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities. The UM-NSU ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The City of Parkland and the Parkland Library will be hosting a community-wide yard sale this weekend. The event will be held on Sunday, March 13, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. in the parking lot of the Parkland Library. The entire community is invited to come out to this ...

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PARKLAND, FL- It may feel like winter just ended, but summer is not far away. Summer Camps for the City of Parkland are now available for registration for Parkland residents. Non-residents are eligible to register beginning on March 21, 2022. The City of Parkland, according to their website, ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The City of Parkland is launching a new branding initiative for the City itself, and they want community members to participate in the process. According to the City's new branding launch page, "Parkland has recently begun a research-driven, community-wide identity initiative. This ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Parkland residents may experience some traffic relief during their commute in the next few years. The State of Florida's transportation department is well aware of the increasing traffic congestion all over South Florida. This certainly includes drivers trying to get quickly from ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - U.S. Representative Ted Deutch (FL-22), who represents Parkland and Coral Springs, said Monday he won’t be seeking re-election after seven terms in Congress. "After serving the public for more than 15 years, I have decided I will not seek re-election this November,” Deutch ...

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PARKLAND, FL- March is Women’s History Month! From historic figures to the present-day, women are the backbone of our country. History tells us that there is no limit to their potential whether in government, sports, technology, or even space. Join the Broward County Libraries Division for ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The beginning of March is significant as a legislator, as it reminds me that we are in our final weeks of the regularly scheduled 2022 Florida Legislative Session, which ends March 11, 2022. These last few weeks are critical for us to safeguard our appropriation requests and ...

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