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Got mosquitoes? Here’s how to get help

Yes, mosquitoes are a way of life in Miami. But did you know you can request help if you’re experiencing significant mosquito problems? Miami-Dade County’s 311Direct service allows you to submit a service request for an inspection. This applies to residential and commercial properties. To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily Miami on …

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North Miami residents can get financial assistance

With state and federal financial assistance hard to come by during these difficult times, the City of North Miami has implemented several plans to help its residents and business owners. Along with its Community Redevelopment Agency, the city has several programs in place. To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily Miami on …

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Support local: Try new online market for food, clothes and more

Now more than ever, it is a good time to support small businesses – and you can do that with the newly launched online Vecinos Market. (“Vecinos” means neighbors.) The site gives Miami residents access to online shopping with delivery of goods from a variety of local businesses, many of which are very familiar. New …

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Free internet service for low-income households

In an effort to make people’s lives easier in this current climate, Comcast is increasing speeds in its Internet Essentials program – and making the service free for new, low-income customers for two months.  The idea is to help people stay connected to families, workplaces and more.  In a letter, Comcast President of Consumer Services …

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Low-cost Internet service for families now applies to seniors and college students, too

Comcast is expanding its low-cost Internet program, which currently serves low-income families and those in public housing, to low-income senior citizens and community college students. It’s called the Internet Essentials program and it provides basic Internet service for $9.95 a month. As part of the seniors pilot program, seniors can access affordable Internet service, get a free …

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Free shower head, toilet rebate

Miami-Dade County wants you to save water. The county has several incentives to encourage that. The county give you a free high-efficiency shower head in exchange for an old one, up to two per household. You can exchange pre-1996 shower heads during business hours at the Caleb Center, the South Dade Government Center and the …

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