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Hammocks District officers arrest strong-arm robber

A strong-arm robbery by a waitress’ escaped ex-boyfriend wound up with an arrest, thanks to the surveillance and actions of two Miami-Dade Police Hammocks District officers. On July 12, a waitress at El Rinconsito Restaurant, 12825 SW 42 St., was confronted by her ex who grabbed and ran off with ...

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KAPOW program signing new volunteers for school year

The Kids and the Power of Work (KAPOW) program is signing up new volunteers for the coming school year. KAPOW exposes students to career opportunities and helps them connect what they are learning to their futures in the work place — and life. The website is www.kapowlfs.org To participate, volunteers ...

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Miami Habitat for Humanity restore opens in Cutler Bay

Miami Habitat for Humanity recently held the grand opening for Restore, an extension of the organization that serves as a discounted outlet for home necessities at affordable prices. The store is a transplant from the Liberty City location, which closed earlier this year. To announce the new location, members of ...

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Coconut Grove arts festival honored by state lawmakers

Coconut Grove arts festival honored by state lawmakers

The 50th Anniversary Coconut Grove Arts Festival, held earlier this year, has been officially recognized in a proclamation from the state legislature for being a successful, ongoing event and “for contributions to the arts and arts education across not only South Florida, but also the regional cultural community.” On hand ...

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Newport Fishing Pier Grand Opening

Newport Fishing Pier Grand Opening

Saturday, June 15, 2013 • 7:00 – 9:00 PM After a long wait, the completely re-built Newport Fishing Pier will be opening this summer, replacing the historic pier destroyed by Hurricane Wilma in 2005. This will be the only public fishing pier in Miami-Dade County. The $6.5 million project was ...

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What does the future have in store for Cutler Bay?

Washington bound? First, if you haven’t already heard about this, Cutler Bay’s Mayor Ed MacDougall is running for Congress — that’s the national level, folks. His campaign website if you want to check it out is www.votemacdougall.us. Calendar item! The Concerned Citizens of Cutler Bay will host Florida State Representative ...

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Being a mother is not easy

If you were to look up the word “mother” in the dictionary, you may be quite disappointed to find this blasé definition: “A female parent.” That’s sort of like defining the sun as “a big light.” Both are true, but neither gets close to what the real thing is. Besides, ...

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