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Sweetwater mayor Jose Diaz shakes the hand of EdR company executive Scott Barton at the opening of the 15-story 109 Tower student housing.


New student housing tower opens in Sweetwater, near FIU

- The Miami Herald , Aug 21
The Miami Herald

Florida International University are moving into a new private apartment tower in Sweetwater, across the street from the main campus on Sout... hwest Eighth Street.


Commissioners upset with mayor for not signing check for seniors’ bingo night

- The Miami Herald , Aug 14
The Miami Herald

Sweetwater commissioners are upset with the mayor’s office for not signing discretionary checks for a senior activity.

Third arrest in illegal Miami-Dade slaughterhouse case

- The Miami Herald , Aug 6
The Miami Herald

A third man has been arrested in connection with an illegal West Miami-Dade slaughterhouse where pigs destined for Christmas dinner tables w... ere shot, stabbed, beaten with sledgehammers and gutted and boiled while alive.

West Miami

Veteran receives certificate of appreciation from city of West Miami

- The Miami Herald , Aug 4
The Miami Herald

West Miami resident Mary Ellen Mykytka, 52, faced a challenge recuperating in rehab after knee surgery last year.

West Miami-Dade

40 Belen students experience China culture firsthand

- The Miami Herald , Aug 1
The Miami Herald

It took more than 7,000 miles of travel, two flights and a school year of preparation for a group of Belen Jesuit Preparatory School student... s to make the journey to China for nine days in June.

Virginia Gardens

Virginia Gardens to drop its tax rate for next fiscal year

- The Miami Herald , Jul 28
The Miami Herald

The Virginia Gardens Village Council is set to lower taxes by 5 percent for the upcoming fiscal year.

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