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Melbourne Beachsider

Landfill site’s price remains sticking point

As Brevard County’s solid-waste landfills fill up toward their capacity, county commissioners rema

Melbourne Beachsider

Water rate increase LIKELY on tap – but not until 2021

People who get their drinking water, reused irrigation water and sewer services from Melbourne Utili

Melbourne Beachsider

CHAMBER: Rawlings is perfect fit as Brevard business ambassador

Michael Ayers, president of the Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce, can remember a nail-biter a

Melbourne Beachsider

Sludge report: County slaps moratorium on use of biosolids as fertilizer

Landowners wanting to fertilize using treated and dried human waste also called sludge or “biosoli

Melbourne Beachsider

Some islanders likely to pay more for city services

About 914 residents of Brevard County’s barrier island, who live within the city of Melbourne, can

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Sebastian Inlet Park may drop its fees for some

Beginning next year, more than 20,000 residents of the northern part of Indian River County may be a

Melbourne Beachsider

City property owners would pay more in budget proposal

City of Melbourne property owners, including those on a swath of South Brevard’s barrier island, c

Melbourne Beachsider

Visually impaired resident appeals for expansion of county bus fleet

Melbourne resident Maria Rigogliosi has to get to her street corner, at Post and Croton roads, by 6:

Melbourne Beachsider

Brevard logo tweak planned in nod to visually impaired

Brevard County commissioners aren’t typically in the business of designing works of art. But a

Melbourne Beachsider

Lively GOP primary race shaping up for clerk of court

Rachel Sadoff and Sandy Ruizzo each want to succeed veteran Brevard County Clerk of Court Scott Elli

Melbourne Beachsider

2020 VISION: Key local/state races to keep an eye on

While Florida and the rest of the nation ponder the start of the 2020 presidential primary races, it

Melbourne Beachsider

Clerk of Court Ellis, longtime public servant, to retire in ’20

With almost 20 years in office and a near-encyclopedic memory of Brevard County politics and governm