Pinellas County looks to clean up 300,000 gallons of spilled sewage  

The sewage spilled after a pipe burst last weekend. 


Naples Daily News 

Lee County is top in Florida when it comes to recycling  

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. 


SNN News  

Sarasota County penny tax set to expire 2024  

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 

County to consider $5 billion federal grant for road projects 

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 

Naples Chamber of commerce data illuminates collier county economy  

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, FL Reaches 75 Percent Recycling Rate  

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. 


Miami Herald 

Miami-Dade Mayor Levine Cava to Lacayo: Stop using my photo  

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 budget, affordable housing and Betz Farm on BOCC agenda 

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.