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Matching unemployed with construction jobs

A local nonprofit, a builders’ trade association and a state organization that addresses workforce needs have partnered to match Miami-Dade County’s unemployed and underemployed with contractors that need workers at construction sites. The Neighbors and Neighbors Association,…

County Hall travel spending soars 56%

Spending on Miami-Dade County employee travel increased 56% last fiscal year from the prior year. Staff spent about $1.78 million on travel in 2012-13, about $640,000 more than 2011-12. That…

Fuel may finally flow at Port Miami

Fuel may finally flow at Port Miami

To build on its international recognition as a major cruise and cargo port, PortMiami might change the way it fuels large ships. PortMiami doesn’t have on-port fueling. Rather, a tugboat…

‘Emergency’ Domino Park upgrade

‘Emergency’ Domino Park upgrade

Miami Commissioner Frank Carollo fought for and received funding to make improvements this summer to two popular venues in Little Havana, the heart of his District Three. The money will…

Will Ocean Drive become Ocean Walk?

Will Ocean Drive become Ocean Walk?

Ocean Drive between Fifth and 14th streets might soon look very different. The City of Miami Beach is considering changes to favor pedestrians, improve the visibility of art deco architecture…

Related Group gets a Paraiso OK

Related Group gets a Paraiso OK

The Related Group is busy transforming a barren area of Edgewater from a few small houses and vacant lots into a vibrant community with avant-garde residential towers, rooftop swimming pools…

Honest, says Island Gardens, we’re working

Honest, says Island Gardens, we’re working

The developer of the Island Gardens resort and marina says not only has it commenced work on the long-awaited project but its site on Watson Island will be ready to…

Blitz of callers seek green energy loans

Days after the Miami City Commission expanded eligibility for the Green Corridor Property Accessed Clean Energy (PACE) program to include single-family and duplex homes in city commission Districts 2 and…

Vendors may get parks, libraries footholds

Vendors may get parks, libraries footholds

Miami-Dade Commissioner Esteban “Steve” Bovo wants to look at ways to commercialize county properties – for a price. The commissioner is proposing that the county explore marketing partnerships with the…

Will busway become tollway?

Will busway become tollway?

A county tolls-funded agency and its consultant are studying the financial and traffic feasibility of express lanes proposed for the South Miami-Dade Busway. The Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX) and Pennsylvania-based…

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