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There’s a new way to get around Boynton Beach, starting March 23, 2024. The service will be available on the following schedule: Sunday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. All rides are available on-demand, and need to be booked via the Ride Circuit app …

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Public transportation can be a challenge to navigate for those who are unfamiliar with the interconnected systems, but it can also be an essential mode of travel to the savvy, frugal-minded transit rider. In South Florida’s sprawling urban-suburban landscape, there are various levels of how a person can get from point-A to point-B and back, …

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For reducing energy use in your South Florida residence, Florida Power & Light offers free online resources. Using less electricity helps save money on utilities fees. FPL Rebates Air-conditioning rebate of $150 for energy efficient units and following the program requirements Ceiling insulation rebate of $220 for eligible projects FPL Tips Turn off your overhead …

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Water Taxi on The Intracoastal Waterway runs scenic routes in Fort Lauderdale and an express route from Fort Lauderdale to Hollywood. Discount opportunities are offered, including afternoon and evening fares. Information about Water Taxi and purchasing tickets is at 954-467-6677 or online. Regular Water Taxi routes Some use the yellow vessels to travel from place …

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The folks at citytheatre.com are hosting “City Reads,” featuring live musical accompaniment and professional actors reading fast and funny short plays exploring various topics. After the readings, attendees are invited to stick around for a lively community conversation. Admission is free, refreshment prices vary. Click here for info on Key Biscayne. Here is the lineup …

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Parents interested in boosting their child’s reading skills, while also improving their self-confidence, can register them to participate in Furry Tales, a program presented by the Miami-Dade Public Library System. Literacy is important and what better way than to encourage it by combining the activity with some adorable paw-footed friends ready to listen? Children are …

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Unfortunately, this benefit will disappear soon due to lack of Congressional funding: The FCC projects that households enrolled in the ACP will continue to receive the discount on their internet service through April 2024. If you qualify for Lifeline, you can get a monthly benefit of: Up to $9.25 off the cost of phone, internet, …

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Fern Forest is featuring a native plant sale with vendors selling varieties of foliage that are preferable for South Florida yards. A plant sale in 2024 is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, and entry is free. Native plants are often preferable financially and environmentally. They usually are don’t require excess watering and …

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Free vaccines for pets are offered occasionally at parks and other venues in Broward. The free opportunities usually include microchips for identification. Broward Animal Care rabies vaccinations in 2024 include 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday February 17 at Woodville Dog Park, 1500 SW 83rd Avenue, North Lauderdale 33068. Registration is not required. Parking is …

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Oh, the times, they are a changing … and there’s more jingle in the pocketbook! The cord has been cut, the savings are stacking up and it hasn’t been all that painful, thanks to free FAST channels (scroll down for explanation). For many years, my basic and extended cable subscription was included in my condo’s …

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