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TOWN COUNCIL VISITS TALLAHASSEE FOR ‘LEGISLATIVE ACTION DAYS’
 

Members of Cutler Bay’s Town Council and staff visited the state capital in Tallahassee on Monday, Mar. 20, for the Florida League of Cities “Legislative Action Days.” Mayor Peggy R. Bell, Councilmembers Mary Ann Mixon and Michael P. Callahan, town attorney Mitchell Bierman and town manager Rafael G. Casals made the trip for the annual event. Every year during the legislative session Florida League of Cities members attend the “Legislative Action Days” in Tallahassee in order Read More »

 
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LOCAL TRAUMA SURGEON PREPARES TO RUN IN THE BOSTON MARATHON
 

Dessy Boneva, MD, local trauma surgeon from Kendall, will be lacing up her sneakers on Apr. 17 for the run of her life. Dr. Boneva, as well as 100 other runners, will be running the 121st Boston Marathon to represent 261 Fearless Inc, the new non-profit benefitting women’s running initiatives from legendary marathoner Kathrine Switzer. In 1967, Switzer became the first registered women to compete in the Boston Marathon. At that time, the race was considered a male-only event, but, using her initials, Switzer managed to obtain an official bib, No. 261. Mid-stride in the competition, an angry race director leapt from the press truck and Read More »

 
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TOWN PLANNING EVENTS FOR EARTH DAY AND ARBOR DAY
 

The Town of Cutler Bay is planning a number of special events to celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day as well as taking part in the annual Baynanza cleanup. Most activities are scheduled for Saturday, Apr. 22. There will be tree plantings and a proclamation presentation by Mayor Peggy Bell from 10 a.m. to noon at Saga Bay Park, 8000 SW 205 St. There also will be information provided Read More »

 
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DEBRIS FREE OCEANS VOLUNTEERS SHARE IN EFFORT TO KEEP LOCAL BEACHES CLEAN
 

The number of stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way, is around 400 billion. Now let’s up the number to 5.25 trillion — that is the estimated number of pieces of plastic in our oceans. Putting that into perspective, there are 13 times more pieces of plastic in the planet’s oceans than there are stars in the galaxy. Here in South Florida, Miami is surrounded by stunning coastlines and sandy beaches, waterways and an oceanfront that everyone expects to be clean Read More »

 
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More than 400 business leaders, philanthropists and youth advocates joined Miami Bridge for “Arctic Nights,” a fun-filled evening of dancing to the music of DJ Laz; experiencing several interactive stations, including a “Frost Yourself” station featuring body glitter and rhinestones; the performer “Nitro Girl;” arctic-themed sweets; a life-sized snow globe selfie station, and much more. Read More »

 
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