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 <span class="cutline_leadin">WATERFALL:</span> Ben Bistrong designed coral rock waterfall landscapes in the Redland and around South Florida.

Benjamin Bistrong, 44

South Florida coral stone landscaper Benjamin Bistrong dies at 44

- The Miami Herald , Aug 1
The Miami Herald

Miami native Benjamin Bistrong, a descendant on his mother’s side to a pioneering group of home-builders who emigrated from the Baham... as to Key West in the 1830s, worked to bring South Florida into a modern Stone Age.

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Palmetto Bay’s council District 3 race expands to three candidates

- The Miami Herald , Jul 29
The Miami Herald

The race for the District 3 seat in Palmetto Bay will be crowded, with two newcomers – Larissa Siegel Lara and Henry Clifford –... ; recently announcing their candidacies.

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Letters: South Miami Board member unjustly discharged

- The Miami Herald , Jul 25
The Miami Herald

A precedent that reeks of ignominy has been set in the “City of Pleasant Living.”

Palmetto Bay

Palmetto Bay council defers old Burger King property zoning; approves Palmer Trinity’s site-plan changes

- The Miami Herald , Jul 22
The Miami Herald

Hasty amendments led Palmetto Bay council members to ultimately defer or settle in part the two blockbuster items from their Monday night he... aring regarding development on the old Burger King property and private school Palmer Trinity’s expansion.

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Letter: Athletic field lighting an invasion of privacy

- The Miami Herald , Jul 20
The Miami Herald

I think if I read one more apple pie Soapbox letter containing the words Palmer Trinity I’m going to go nuts. I haven’t writte... n a Soapbox letter for awhile but I find myself compelled. I truly wish this school would just build their humongous addition. Let’s go, no more delays, get it done.

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Zoning vote set on Palmetto Bay land

- The Miami Herald , Jul 19
The Miami Herald

Developer seeks to build single-family homes on 20 wooded acres east of Old Cutler Road.

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Palmetto Bay council votes to hold tax rate the same for upcoming fiscal year

- The Miami Herald , Jul 18
The Miami Herald

The Palmetto Bay council voted earlier this month to advertise the same tax rate it has had since 2009 for the upcoming fiscal year: $2.447 ... per $1,000 in assessed property value. The budget year starts Oct. 1.

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