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Panhandlers are a Danger to our Residents and Themselves

Panhandlers are a Danger to our Residents and Themselves

Last week while driving through the intersection of Commercial Boulevard and University Drive, I saw a group of teenage boys walking in and out of traffic holding football helmets while asking for money. Were they part of a school football team? There was nothing printed anywhere that had their team name.

Tamarac Kiwanis Serve Thanksgiving Meals

Tamarac Kiwanis Serve Thanksgiving Meals

On Thanksgiving both the Tamarac Kiwanis and the Key Club of Piper High School sponsored the Thanksgiving Holiday Orphan Meal (THOM) at the Tamarac Community Center where residents enjoyed a free Thanksgiving dinner surrounded by new friends. [imagebrowser id=13] Photos by Kiwanis members Mary Brown and Juan Rayes from the event. The idea behind the […]

Tamarac Parks Still Closed on Mondays

Tamarac Parks Still Closed on Mondays

Parents, since Broward County schools are closed this week, don’t plan on visiting a Tamarac park this Monday. In fact, go visit any neighboring city park except Tamarac where you will find all facilities open to the public. Back in 2010, the City of Tamarac was faced with a $4.7 million budget gap so they […]

East Tamarac in the Dark

East Tamarac in the Dark

You may have noticed that the street lights along Commercial Boulevard in the eastern half of the city have not been working in some time.   In fact, if you are driving east from the Turnpike to 31st Avenue, you’ll notice that every single street light is out leaving the area in the dark. I noticed […]

Tamarac Invites Public Comment on Colony West Golf Course Purchase

Tamarac Invites Public Comment on Colony West Golf Course Purchase

On Monday, September 26th, information will be presented regarding the Colony West proposal to the City Commission for its discussion and then on Wednesday, September 28th, it will be brought up for public comment.  Monday’s meeting starts at 9:30a.m. and Wednesday’s meeting starts at 9:00 a.m. According to Andy Berns, economic affairs officer, “The point […]

Nosy Neighbors Foil Burglary in Tamarac

Nosy Neighbors Foil Burglary in Tamarac

Due to an alert homeowner who had internet cameras in his residence, Tamarac deputies responded to a residential burglary in progress in the Catalina Place community located East of University Drive and South of McNab Road. Responding Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies set up a perimeter and three suspects were taken into custody. It was later […]

What to do with those old Garbage Cans

What to do with those old Garbage Cans

How to dispose of old garbage containers once you receive your new garbage carts from Waste Management. As you probably know by now, the City of Tamarac has a new garbage vendor, Waste Management. Beginning in October, residents are scheduled to receive one roll-out cart with wheels for garbage AND another roll-out cart for recycling. (Please note: […]

Tamarac is Tops in Retirement Communities

Tamarac is Tops in Retirement Communities

According to Forbes Magazine, Tamarac Florida has just been named one of the best 25 places to retire   Please check out the article here:  Forbes Magazine. Forbes included the City of Tamarac to its recent list of the “25 Top Suburbs for Retirement.” The list was compiled by comparing cities that were within 25 miles […]

Tamarac’s School Board Member Steps Down

Tamarac’s School Board Member Steps Down

On August 11th, School Board Member David Thomas stepped down from office as our District Four representative. Unfortunately, his wife Cindy who has been treated for cancer in the past will need further treatment. Because of the time required by the position, it would leave him unable to be available to give her the type […]

A Teacher’s Advice for Back to School

A Teacher’s Advice for Back to School

By Rachel C Scott 7th Grade Teacher at Millennium Middle School in Tamarac FL Okay Moms and Dads, the countdown has officially begun! School re-opens in about a month, unbelievable, right? So here’s the deal.  As a teacher I feel compelled to let you know what it really takes to start this upcoming school year off right. […]

Tamarac Trash Talk

Tamarac Trash Talk

Great news for the residents of Tamarac in single family homes. We finally are getting what many other cities around us already have: uniform garbage cans.  These cans not only look good, they actually keep critters out and garbage in with their heavy lids.   The City of Tamarac recently signed a contract with Waste Management […]

What’s New in Tamarac

What’s New in Tamarac

Have you checked out Menchie’s Yogurt at the Midway Plaza yet? Located at 5729 North University Drive near the Publix, this California franchise has not only a variety of flavors, they offer low carb, no sugar added, dairy free, nonfat, gluten free and kosher varieties of yogurt.