The sewage spilled after a pipe burst last weekend.
Naples Daily News
Lee County has again claimed the top spot in the state when it comes to recycling. Out of Florida’s 67 counties, Lee finished with the highest tonnage of recycled goods, reusing 1.6 million tons of the 2.6 million tons of waste generated locally.
Your penny is hard at work in Sarasota County. The 1% ‘penny tax’ is funding the renovation of the 17th Street Regional Park, Twin Lakes football field, and Challenger Park in Venice.
Sun Port Charlotte
PORT CHARLOTTE — Charlotte County commissioners will likely support a new federal grant program that could bring billions of dollars to the area for road projects.
Naples Daily News
In the past couple of years there has been a paramount change in the economy and the way in which businesses operate. In Collier County consumers, business owners and employees have adapted to changes stemming from labor shortages, increased population growth and supply chain disruptions and realized opportunities to adopt new protocols and systems to adjust in this new environment.
Waste Advantage Magazine
Collier County has attained the 75 percent recycling rate set by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). One of five counties to reach the 75 percent mark, Collier County recycled 1.5 million tons of the 2 million tons of waste collected in 2021 according to the FDEP. This is the first time Collier County has reached the statewide goal and represents a one percentage point increase over the previous year.
The Gainesville Sun
Susan Nugent: Climate change will cause migration to Alachua County
When faced with bad news, how do we find hope? The answer proposed is “build community.” A meeting last month, sponsored by the Interfaith Community of Gainesville, focused on the inevitable impacts of climate change in North Central Florida. The message is that knowing what will come prepares us to act effectively.
A photo of a flier promoting the candidacy of Sophia Locayo, who is running for the District 12 seat on the Miami-Dade County Commission.
Citrus County Chronicle
County commissioners have a loaded agenda Tuesday with the action starting early in the morning with budget talks and ending late in the day with a hot-button hearing on affordable housing at Meadowcrest.