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Melbourne Beachsider

Vacant town manager post attracts 10 applicants

The search for a new Melbourne Beach town manager to replace Tim Day progressed to the next level th

Melbourne Beachsider

Beachside towns waive permit fees for storm recovery

In a gesture of goodwill, authorities in most beachside towns and in the county have waived fees on

Melbourne Beachsider

Confusion reigns as customers swamped with utility alerts

The past two weeks, barrier island utility customers have been bombarded with a flurry of alerts abo

Melbourne Beachsider

Life term less likely despite slay conviction

During the murder trial of Joseph Howard Milman, the prosecution put more than a dozen witnesses on

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Sordid tale had depressing common denominator: drugs

Through his early and mid 20s, Joseph Howard Milman hung around with teenagers like Justin Howard, t

Melbourne Beachsider

Budget plan’s conservation cuts draw ire

So far, the most exciting part of the Brevard County government’s $1.1 billion preliminary 2017-18

Melbourne Beachsider

One potential wave of doubt amid sea of damning testimony

Among the cast of characters who testified in the murder trial of Joseph Howard Milman last week, Mi

Melbourne Beachsider

Towns’ budgets reflect boost in property values

The proposed budgets for Indialantic and Melbourne Beach for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1 have

Melbourne Beachsider

Gripping testimony as Milman slay trial opens

“I’m sorry, Uncle Bobby.” That was the response Robert Mell testified he heard when he asked

Melbourne Beachsider

Neighborly scene played out before all hell broke loose

The day Scott Hyatt took a fatal bullet on Oct. 19, 2014, his friend and housemate, Jeremy Morelli,

Melbourne Beachsider

Councilwoman sued by county over homestead

Brevard County Property Appraiser Dana Blickley’s office has filed a lawsuit against Indialantic C

Melbourne Beachsider

Feds will pick up tab for beach replenishment in South Reach

In 2014, the Army Corps of Engineers pumped some 726,000 cubic yards of sand onto the South Reach be