Home » miramar You are browsing entries tagged with “miramar”

Miramar commissioner Davis opens satellite office

City of Miramar Commissioner Alexandra Davis has opened a satellite office at the Fairway Park Complex. Residents and business owners are invited on Tuesday, February 8th, 2011, to join Commissioner Davis at her Satellite Office Opening from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. where residents and business owners will be able to meet Commissioner Davis and [...]

February 7th, 2011 | Posted in Broward County,Latest news,Local news,Miramar | Read More »

95 Express Miramar Bus Service Inaugural Ceremony January 10

bct (2)

Starting on Monday, January 10, 2011, the Broward County Transit (BCT) will introduce express bus service between Miramar and downtown Miami. The inauguration ceremony will take place on January 10, 2010. Who: Broward County Transit, Florida Department of Transportation, City of Miramar What: 95 Express Miramar Bus Service Inaugural Ceremony When: Monday, January 10, 2011 Between [...]

January 5th, 2011 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Featured,Local news,Miramar,Transportation | Read More »

Miramar resident, middle school teacher arrested for child porn

Garcia, Charlie

A computer information technology employee at a Miami-Dade County middle school was arrested Dec. 17 after a South Florida Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigation uncovered multiple images of child pornography on Garcia’s laptop computer. ICAC Detectives from Boynton Beach and Toronto contacted the South Florida ICAC Task Force, in November after discovering [...]

December 27th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Latest news,Local news,Miramar | Read More »

Miramar needs IRS volunteers for 2011 tax season

The City of Miramar and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are now  looking for special volunteers to assist taxpayers in the area of preparing simple tax returns and filing tax returns electronically. Through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program volunteers assist low-income individuals who cannot afford the services of a paid professional tax preparer [...]

December 13th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Latest news,Local news,Miramar,Money | Read More »

Miramar Man Arrested and Charged in Armed Bank Robbery

Jesse Gregg, 26, of Miramar, (photo unavailable) was arrested without incident yesterday evening by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in connection with an armed bank robbery. On November 23, 2010 Gregg was charged in a criminal complaint with armed bank robbery, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 2113(a) and 2113(d), and with [...]

December 7th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Local news,Miami,Miramar | Read More »

SFWMD Invests in 19 Alternative Water Supply Projects; five in Broward

Projects will help reduce South Florida’s reliance on traditional freshwater sources

To continue protecting South Florida’s water resources, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board today approved the investment of $3.45 million in funding assistance for 19 alternative water supply projects across the region. A complete list of the 19 approved projects is available here. “Development of alternative water sources is an important part [...]

November 10th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Davie,Everglades,Featured,Miramar,Pompano Beach | Read More »

Water playground in Miramar closing temporarily

Miramar Aquatic Center Water Park

The water playground at the Miramar Regional Park Aquatic Center, 16801 Miramar Parkway, will close on November 1, 2010 for the winter season and will re-open on February 28, 2011. The main pool at the Miramar Regional Park Aquatic Center, which is heated, will remain open.  However, it will close temporarily for repairs starting November [...]

October 31st, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Local news,Miramar,Recreation | Read More »

Miramar hosting day camp on teacher planning day Friday

The City of Miramar Early Childhood Program is offering a Teacher Planning Day Camp Program for Elementary Students K through 5th Grade Friday day, October 29th, 2010.  This fun filled day includes: An Educational program From High Touch High Tech, Special Activities, Lunch and Snack.  Program hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Cost is [...]

October 25th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Local news,Miramar,Schools | Read More »

Halloween events in Broward 2010

Snyder Park Halloween Poster Family

This is a work in progress, so check back regularly as events are added to this list! Email Halloween/Fall festival events to . Click here to enter our Halloween Costume Contest. Post your best pics of Halloweens past to win a four-pack of to the Halloween Festival at Snyder Park. Coconut Creek Halloween Business Expo [...]

September 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Coral Springs,Dania,Davie,Deerfield Beach,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Hollywood,Lauderdale Lakes,Lauderdale by the Sea,Lauderhill,Local news,Miami,Miramar,North Lauderdale,Oakland Park,Palm Beach,Parkland,Pembroke Park,Pembroke Pines,Plantation,Pompano Beach,Southwest Ranches,Sunrise,Tallahassee,Tamarac,West Park,Weston,cooper city,margate,wilton manors | Read More »

Broward gets $27 Million for neighborhoods Hard-hit by Foreclosure

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Deputy Secretary Ron Sims, left, and Broward County Mayor Ken Keechl.

Broward County received more than $27 million today to assist communities struggling to reverse the effects of the foreclosure crisis. U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Deputy Secretary Ron Sims announced the award at a news conference last Wednesday in Dania Beach. He said that Broward County would individually receive $5,457,535 and 13 Broward County [...]

September 13th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Davie,Deerfield Beach,Featured,Federal Government,Fort Lauderdale,Hollywood,Lauderhill,Local news,Miramar,Pembroke Pines,Plantation,Real Estate,margate | Read More »

Miramar looking for volunteers for community garden

The City of Miramar is proud to announce the newly inaugurated Community Garden located at Fairway Park, 3700 Largo Drive. Openings are available for interested individuals who are: · Miramar Residents · 16 years old and up · Pledge to volunteer for a minimum one hour per week for six months · Complete the forms [...]

September 9th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Latest news,Local news,Miramar,Volunteers | Read More »

Early voting dates, time and locations for August 24 primary

Early Voting dates, times and locations for the August 24, 2010 Primary Election Dates: August 9 to August 14, 2010 and August 16 to August 21, 2010 Times: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

July 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Elections,Federal Government,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Tallahassee | Read More »

Miramar Woman Charged in Plot to Murder Her Ex-Husband

A Miramar woman has been officially charged in a plot to murder her ex-husband, according to a news release from the FBI. Mercedes Morales, 57, of Miramar, i was arrested on June 7, 2010, and made her initial appearance in federal court before U.S. Magistrate Judge Barry Seltzer today, June 8, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. [...]

June 8th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Miramar | Read More »

Pembroke Pines man killed in Operation Enduring Freedom


A local Broward resident has been killed while fighting in the Marines during Operation Enduring Freedom. Lance Cpl. Patrick Xavier Jr., 24, of Pembroke Pines, Fla., died May 18 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

May 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Federal Government,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Military,Pembroke Pines | Read More »

Miramar launching community garden


Miramar kicked off its community garden Thursday night with a meeting for its volunteers. Soon, the city will hold a groundbreaking for the community garden, located at Fairway Park 3700 Largo Drive. The garden will be a place designed for likeminded individuals to grow and maintain fruits and vegetables that will one day find their [...]

April 29th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Environmental,Families,Local news,Miramar | Read More »

Tornado warning in W. Broward, SW Palm Beach


From NOAA.gov A significant weather advisory is in effect for strong wind gusts between 45 and 55 mph for Broward County… The leading edge of a large area of thunderstorms is dropping southeast into northern Broward County. This line of storms has had a history of strong winds over Hendry and Palm Beach counties. There [...]

April 26th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Local news,Miramar,Palm Beach,Pembroke Pines,Weather | Read More »

FBI looks for bank robbers Plantation, Miramar, Miami thefts


The FBI is releasing photographs from a bank robbery that took place on Monday, April 12, 2010 at Eastern Financial Federal Credit Union, 2500 S. University Drive, Miramar, Florida at around 10:30 a.m. Three robbers walked into the bank armed with handguns and initiated a takeover style bank robbery. They ordered the customers and employees [...]

April 18th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Miami,Miramar,Plantation | Read More »

Former Miramar commissioner convicted of bribery, extortion

Former Miramar commissioner Fitzroy Salesman was convicted late yesterday afternoon of two counts of bribery and two counts of extortion under color of official right. The jury acquitted him of two counts of honest services mail and wire fraud. Sentencing has been scheduled for July 8, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. before U.S. District Court Judge [...]

April 8th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Ethics in Broward,FPL,Local news,Money,margate | Read More »

Miramar Vice-Mayor Samuels to hold open dialogue session


Miramar Vice-Mayor Troy R. Samuels announced that he will once again host another of his popular open dialogue sessions for the residents of Miramar.  The session will be held at the Miramar Multi-Service Center, located at 6700 Miramar Parkway on Monday, April 12 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

April 6th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Local news,Miramar | Read More »

Miramar firefighters raising the boot to help MDA

Beginning April 7, 2010, the City of Miramar Fire-Rescue Department, in cooperation with the Miramar Firefighters Local 2820,will kick-off the annual tradition of “Filling-the-Boot” for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Collections will begin on

April 5th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fire/police,Local news,Miramar,Non-profit organizations | Read More »

Take a sustainable approach-urge elected officials to take stance against offshore drilling


By Valerie Amor, Green Examiner, guest columnist. It was President Barack Obama during his campaign that stressed repeatedly that he would never support lifting the moratorium off the coast of Florida, “I intend to keep in place the moratorium here in Florida…to protect Florida’s pristine coastline.” Since his own words are stronger than mine in [...]

April 5th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Coral Springs,Environmental,Families,Federal Government,Fort Lauderdale,Hallandale,Lauderdale by the Sea,Local news,North Lauderdale,Oakland Park,Pembroke Park,Pembroke Pines,Pompano Beach,Sunrise,Weston,margate,wilton manors | Read More »

Miramar residents can get free dental care through May 24


The City of Miramar is happy to announce its partnership with Nova Southeastern University. The College of Dental Medicine will be providing free, basic dental services to City of Miramar residents at the City of Miramar Multi-Service Complex, located at 6700 Miramar Parkway, Miramar, FL 33025. Qualified graduate students and their dentist professors will be [...]

March 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Families,Health,Local news,Miramar | Read More »

Miramar has funding for low income homeowners get repair, Chinese drywall help

The City of Miramar announces the availability of funding from the Community Development Block Grant – Recovery Act (CDBG-R) to address residential repair needs for low income households throughout the City of Miramar. The City will also utilize reprogrammed CDBG funding, a balance of Disaster Recovery Initiative (DRI) funding, and reprogrammed State Housing Initiative Partnership [...]

March 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Federal Government,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Miramar,Real Estate | Read More »

Broward Property Tax Exemption Filing Dates Announced For March 2010, help meetings scheduled


The Broward County Property Appraiser’s Office hosts a series of community outreach events each month throughout Broward County. Deputy Appraisers will be available to assist with Homestead, Senior and other property tax exemption applications, as well as answer questions on property taxes. We are also accepting applications for Portability. The outreach program is designed to [...]

March 9th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Coral Springs,Dania,Davie,Fort Lauderdale,Hallandale,Hollywood,Lauderdale Lakes,Lauderdale by the Sea,Lauderhill,Local news,Miramar,Money,North Lauderdale,Oakland Park,Parkland,Pembroke Park,Pembroke Pines,Plantation,Pompano Beach,Real Estate,Sunrise,Tamarac,Weston,cooper city,margate,wilton manors | Read More »

Miramar family bike rally day in March

Join us at the Miramar Town Center, 2300 Civic Center Place, as the City hosts its “SECOND ANNUAL TOUR DE MIRAMAR FAMILY BICYCLE RALLY”, on Saturday, March 13, 2010 beginning at 9:00am. Come out and support good health and a cleaner planet.

February 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Families,Local news,Miramar,Recreation,Sports | Read More »

Subscribe to BrowardNETOnline.com for free!