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BREVARD COUNTY — The city of Melbourne has four candidates running for the seat of mayor, so Hometown News is doing its part to prepare our readers ahead of the General Election on Nov. 3.

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MELBOURNE ― Construction officially commenced on the multifamily component of the highly anticipated Space Coast Town Centre, a mixed-use, walkable community featuring retail, hospitality, luxury residences, and office space at the junction of St. Johns Heritage Parkway, U.S. Highway 192, an…

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BREVARD COUNTY — Quick action during a house fire led to the rescue of an elderly gentleman on Aug. 25.

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MELBOURNE ― The City of Melbourne’s Emergency Rental, Mortgage, and Utilities Assistance Program has changed. A new program will be in operation until December 30, 2020, if funding is still available. The City will use $112,290 in Coronavirus Relief Funds under the (CARES Act) to fund the pr…

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MELBOURNE ―The Melbourne City Council approved at its August 25 meeting a new program that will provide immediate temporary housing -- with a path toward permanent housing -- to at least 30 of Melbourne’s most vulnerable homeless individuals and families.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Even though travel may not be on your mind these days, a new hotel next to the Orlando Melbourne International Airport is preparing for the next travel season.

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MELBOURNE ― While many retailers are closing their doors, Launch Credit Union is positioning itself for further growth in Brevard , opening its 16th branch, located at 685 S. Babcock Street in Melbourne near the Melbourne International Airport.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Public input is a valuable tool for any organization looking to make improvements that shapes its community.

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BREVARD COUNTY — A simple act of volunteering can lead to making an impact that not only makes a difference in your life but others as well.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Through a unique partnership with Florida Institute of Technology and Steward Health Care, the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine is expanding its clinical education reach to Florida.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Riding horses has always been a passion for one Eau Gallie High School student. It takes a special bond between a rider and a horse to be able to compete, putting trust in one another to make the right decisions on the track.

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MELBOURNE ― The City of Melbourne will be extending Summer Camp for children 6 years old - 11 years old (age as of December 31, 2020) at Wickham Park Community Center and Lipscomb Community Center.

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MELBOURNE – Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) awarded 23 graduating high school seniors of Florida’s 8th Congressional District the 2020 Congressional Medal of Merit, which honors extraordinary adolescents for their contributions, leadership, and achievements. These distinguished students…

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MELBOURNE ― Advanced technology from a brand-new Clorox Total 360 System Electrostatic Sprayer is being put to work at the Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB). This new technology will be used along with enhanced cleaning procedures by MLB custodial staff to provide an even safer e…

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Florida Power & Light Company continue to strengthen and modernize energy grids in light of COVID-19 pandemic

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MELBOURNE — Volunteering with the Parker Foundation for Autism and Child Development has inspired a West Shore Jr/Sr High School student to make a difference in the everyday lives of autistic children.

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BREVARD COUNTY — After losing an historic artifact while attending a wedding reception on Melbourne Beach 22 years ago, Dale McGinnis has not given up hope that it may be returned.

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BREVARD COUNTY — For nearly 50 years, 321 Cabinets has been offering high-quality products since it first opened its doors to the public.

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PALM SHORES ― The town of Palm Shores issued a COVID-19 emergency order requiring the use of face coverings beginning at 12 p.m. on July 9 until rescinded.

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MELBOURNE ― Delta Air Lines and American Airlines will be adding to their daily flight schedules at Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB) beginning in early July. Delta Air Lines’ daily schedule to Atlanta (ATL) will be increased from one daily flight to twice a day beginning July 2,…

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MELBOURNE —ASM Global, a national leader in presenting live entertainment, has been hired to manage the King Center for the Performing Arts at Eastern Florida State College.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Visiting airports and taking off on a plane might feel intimidating at this time, but officials working at the Orlando Melbourne International Airport want you to feel safe.

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MELBOURNE ― City pools open on June 22 with limited occupancy. Reservations will be recommended during weekdays and required on weekends. Information about swim lessons will be coming soon. Please call (321) 608-7400 or email PlayMelbourneFL@mlbfl.org if you have any questions. Updates will …

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BREVARD COUNTY — Many people rely on home security systems to prevent or assist with the arrest of thieves, but not many people realize that these same systems have privacy flaws.

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BREVARD COUNTY — A local artist was inspired to use his days of isolation under the state-ordered lockdown to create a visual diary.

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MELBOURNE – The Melbourne Police Community Relations Council held its monthly community outreach meeting on Thursday, June 11.

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MELBOURNE ― The United States Chamber of Commerce, at its board meeting last week, awarded the Melbourne Regional Chamber with 5-Star Accreditation once again for its sound policies and organizational procedures, effective advocacy efforts, valuable programming, and positive impact on the Sp…

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MELBOURNE — The historic home of the first settlers of Melbourne was moved from Crane Creek to an empty lot across the street from the Greater Allen AME Church at the end of May.

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BREVARD COUNTY — It only takes a few seconds to buckle your seatbelt, but somehow there are still some drivers who refuse to do so despite the fact that it can save your life.

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BREVARD COUNTY — As health facilities across the nation urgently needed ventilators in April due to the overwhelming cases of Coronavirus patients in the U.S., one local company stepped up its game to streamline production.

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MELBOURNE ―The City of Melbourne is pleased to announce the Pieloch Dog Park of Eau Gallie will open to the public on Saturday, May 30. The park is located at 1550 Mosswood Drive in Melbourne.

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