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Brevard hopes $900K spawns lagoon eco-tourism projects

Any Brevard County city, school or nonprofit agency that wants to help lure more tourists here by im

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County: Contractors must use E-Verify to vet employees

Steven Darling Jr., manager of the Brevard County Purchasing Division, hasn’t heard from any contr

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Commissioners get earful over budget choices

Brevard County commissioners caught criticism last week from a trio of women who accused them of ign

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Advocates seek a budget boost for bus service

Melbourne resident Camille Tate and a dozen or so friends, most of them visually impaired, had at le

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County eco-tourism efforts may include clam-seeding project

Later this month, county officials will set funding priorities for eco-tourism projects aimed at put

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PRIMARY ELECTIONS: Beachsiders face big decisions

Here's a quick look at the candidates vying for County Commission Districts 2 and 4 and House Distri

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DACA motion draws heat for commissioner

The Brevard County Commission’s rare foray into national politics last month has incurred the wrat

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Lagoon tourism is endgame of dredging drudgery

For six months now, contractors for Brevard County and Cocoa Beach have been dredging muck from the

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Brevard sets its maximum rate on property tax

Nobody in Brevard County is going to pay more than $6.04 per $1,000 of taxable property value to sup

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Setback for Children’s Services’ hoped-for tax referendum

Lindsey Cretton, a teacher at KinderCare in Indian Harbor Beach, read to about a dozen 3-year-olds w

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Islanders may see reduction in property taxes

The typical resident on Brevard County’s barrier island will see a reduction this fall of about 6.

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Child services council pushes tax referendum

Brevard County property owners could be paying an additional $8 million to $11 million a year in tax