Stories written by Bill Kress

Vice Mayor John DuBois enrolls in Good Government Initiative

“Nuts and bolts” of local government, sizzling dialog, and interactive fieldtrips are on agenda for Vice Mayor John DuBois. Palmetto Bay’s first-term vice mayor presently is enrolled in a certificate course titled “Leaders of Excellence” that is specifically designed for early career elected officials. The unique program is offered through former Miami-Dade County Commissioner Katy […]

Call to vendors to support Arts & Crafts Fair for DARE


By Bill Kress…. The Village of Palmetto Bay is seeking vendors to participate in a unique fundraiser in support of the Policing Unit’s DARE Program. The Palmetto Bay Arts & Crafts Fair on Apr. 10, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Ludovici Park, will feature up to 40 vendors. Each vendor pays a $25 registration […]

Village seeks sponsors, vendors for ‘Holiday by the Bay’ event


By Bill Kress…. This holiday season, the Village of Palmetto Bay is launching a fun and festive “Holiday by the Bay” event at the picturesque Ludovici Park — the success of which depends greatly on community support and involvement. The free event for residents from 4 to 9 p.m. on Dec. 18 includes local food […]

Village partners with local firm to put businesses ‘on the map’

Palmetto Bay is in the early stages of developing the premier edition of a colorful, fold-out village map to be distributed within the municipality and at other strategic points throughout South-Dade in early 2010. Business advertisers currently are being invited to participate as only about 35 preferential display-ad slots are available per year. This program […]