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MELBOURNE ― From Nov. 1-30, the City of Melbourne will be temporarily placing three dumpsters at McGrath Fields (1975 Stewart Road) that residents may use to dispose of large items, such as damaged fencing and pressure treated wood, miscellaneous household items (including furniture), and ol…

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MELBOURNE — Adam Weinberg may have started a new family tradition as his hobby of bodybuilding passed on to his son. They both competed in the 2021 NPC Daytona Beach Classic, even competing against each other in one category.

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MELBOURNE — Next week a set of concerts performed by the Melbourne Community Orchestra will offer a ghoulishly good time for the public.

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BREVARD COUNTY – The Department of Education (DOE) voted on Oct. 7 to reprimand Brevard Public Schools (BPS) entire school district board one months pay citing defiance of the Department of Health’s (DOH) ruling banning mask mandates with an opt out by a physician.

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MELBOURNE ― Officials gathered this morning at Melbourne Orlando International Airport (MLB) for the ceremonial groundbreaking of a 143-room Hyatt Place hotel scheduled to open in 2022. The hotel is a key component of the airport’s historic growth and is being developed by ADËLON Capital, he…

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MELBOURNE — Traveling can be an uncomfortable experience for those with disabilities, seen and unseen. The Melbourne Orlando International Airport recognizes that, which is why it implemented the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower program.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― UTB United Third Bridge, Inc Board of Directors recently met and voted to postpone our much anticipated 25th annual Puerto Rican Day Parade which takes place every year in Palm Bay, Florida, originally scheduled for Saturday, October 23, 2021 due to COVID-19. This was not an…

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MELBOURNE - The City of Melbourne has been given a $200,000 grant that will help fund a stormwater treatment initiative that will help take current landscaped features in Downtown Melbourne and transform them to planted landscaped boxes that are able to both capture and clean polluted stormw…

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BREVARD COUNTY — The Co-Chairs of the Bipartisan Congressional Estuary Caucus, including U.S. Representatives Bill Posey (R-FL), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Brian Mast (R-FL) and Rick Larsen (D-WA), introduced their bipartisan resolution recognizing September 18th- September 21st, 2021, as Nati…

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BREVARD COUNTY – Third doses or boosters of the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 are now available at locations throughout Brevard County, but only to those who qualify under current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.

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BREVARD COUNTY - Do you know all of the sea turtle species that visit our beaches? How old can a sea turtle get? Why is Brevard County an important place for sea turtles? To find out, join the Marine Resources Council (MRC) and the City of Melbourne ECO Division on Sept. 23, at 9:00 a.m. for…

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BREVARD COUNTY — Brevard Health Alliance, Inc. (BHA) is hosting a career fair on September 29, 2021. This event can be attended in person at the BHA Barton/Rockledge clinic located at 220 Barton Blvd., Rockledge, Florida, 32955. Held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., BHA will be extending on-the-spot i…

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BREVARD COUNTY - Literacy for Adults in Brevard (LAB) is a 501(C-3) non-profit, staffed entirely by volunteers. Our mission is to teach literacy skills to adults so they may reach their full potential in their families, jobs, and communities.”

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BREVARD COUNTY - The Melbourne Police Department will be putting on its second annual Kids Fishing Camp Saturday, Oct. 2 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Ballard Park, located at at 924 Thomas Barbour Drive in Melbourne. Kids of the ages of five to fifteen will get to enjoy some fun in the sun…

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BREVARD COUNTY — Supporting a cause has never been so fun, Serene Harbor is bringing back Casino Night after a successful first year before the pandemic.

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BREVARD COUNTY — The risk of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, dementia, autism and Down’s syndrome can be great when they run the risk of wandering off on their own.

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BREVARD COUNTY – Battle Bros, LLC is debuting the very first 321: Tacos and Treats Throwdown on Oct. 2 with a wide variety of tacos and desserts for Brevard County residents. The all-day event will be a chance for residents to stop in at their leisure and sample some of the area’s best resta…

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MELBOURNE – The Space Coast Early Intervention Center announced on Tuesday, Sept. 7 that it is changing its name to Space Coast Discovery, Academy for Promising Futures. 

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BREVARD COUNTY — Everybody who drives needs to pump gas at some point, so why not stop by the Giving Pump to benefit a cause that fight’s child hunger?

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Let's rewind back to September 11, 2001. I was in my second year of college and worked at a local hotel as a night auditor. It was a good gig, customer check-ins usually stopped around midnight, so between that time and 3 a.m., I didn't have much to do. Usually, I folded laundry, got a snack…

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MELBOURNE ― A public meeting regarding plans for the Southwest Trails project will be held on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at Melbourne City Hall. The meeting is a follow up to feedback received from the public. The meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. with a presentation by staff followed by a q…

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This weekend we remember the nearly 3,000 lives lost during the Sept. 11 attacks that touched the lives of many Americans 20 years ago.

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BREVARD COUNTY – Brevard residents will undoubtedly remember the 20th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on America this weekend in a variety of different manners. Likewise, Brevard residents also have the opportunity to attend a pair of commemorative events.

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BREVARD COUNTY – The Brevard Federation of Teachers is providing pediatric free KN95 masks to families in Brevard County. Even before the school board’s recent mask mandate vote, BFT procured 500 pediatric KN95 masks. These masks not only protect both the public but also the wearer. This is …

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BREVARD COUNTY ― The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has started a new charitable program designed to give those who aren’t able to serve due to a medical condition or disability the opportunity to serve.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― Residents of unincorporated Brevard County are being asked to report missed garbage, recycling, yard and special collection solid waste or bulk waste pickups under a complaint reporting incentive program approved by the Board of County Commissioners.

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