Fran Miller’s favorites: estate sales, animals

Faces hidden in forest attract Baron Estate Sales’ Fran Miller to this painting.

A house or apartment — crammed with old newspapers, magazines, framed artworks, overstuffed closets of clothes — is “just what I love to see,” Frances (Fran) Miller says, after 25 years of managing estate sales throughout South Florida. “I tell the owners not to touch a thing. Many have no ...

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Comcast is enhancing its Internet Essentials program, which provides low-cost high-speed Internet for low-income customers across the nation and in South Florida.  The company said it plans to conduct a pilot program for low-income senior citizens in Palm Beach County, and is doubling the service’s download Internet speed and providing ...

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$10 million earmarked for government center


Along-sought county government center for western Miami-Dade County is on track to become a reality in West Kendall. Co-sponsored by Commissioners Juan C. Zapata and Audrey M. Edmonson, an enabling resolution allocates $10 million from the current $255 million five-year draw of BBC (Building Better Communities) bond funding for financing. ...

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MDC science students picked for prestigious internships

Miami Dade College

Connor V. Galvin, a second-year student in the biology pathway at Miami Dade College’s (MDC) School of Science, has been selected to participate in the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) highly competitive Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). NIST is one of the world’s leading research organizations and home ...

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