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Melbourne Beachsider

Sheriff’s budget prompts lawsuit by comptroller

Last summer, Brevard County commissioners agreed to bust their voter-approved budget-increase cap so

Melbourne Beachsider

Add ‘Vice Mayor’ to Melbourne Councilman LMAN’S DUTIES

Melbourne City Councilman Paul Alfrey will be busier than usual in 2020. In addition to the polic

Melbourne Beachsider

Council again OK’s fluoride in city water

Four out of five dentists must be right when they say fluoride is safe in the water supply and preve

Melbourne Beachsider

Councilman calls out the canine cavalry to help build new dog park in February

A week after local football fans thrill to TV coverage of Super Bowl LIV from Miami, Melbourne City

Melbourne Beachsider

New commission chair Lober seeks top officials’ succession plans

When Brevard County government’s top executives approach retirement in coming years, new County Co

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