TAX REVENUE TO SUPPORT ONLY THE DISTRICT’S GOVERNMENTAL DUTIES WHILE DISTRICT COVERS ALL UNCOMPENSATED CARE COSTS The Board of Commissioners of the South Broward Hospital District voted on Monday to adopt a millage rate of 0.1863 – making this the lowest rate ever adopted by the District. The 0.1863 millage rate represents a 53.4 percent […]

Improvements planned for Hollywood Boulevard will add bike lanes and pedestrian walkways by 2017

Major improvements are planned for the Hollywood Boulevard Roadway Corridor between City Hall Circle and Dixie Highway. This will be considered a Complete Street project. During a recent meeting, the Hollywood Commission passed a resolution to approve development plans for the Corridor. Hollywood has received $6,800,000 in funding for the project in conjunction with the […]

Hollywood Police Sergeant James Barnick recognized for fighting “staged accidents” and other insurance fraud

Hollywood Police Sergeant James Barnick was recently recognized by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NCIB) for organizing an insurance enforcement operation. Barnick is a member of the Special Operations/Traffic Homicide Unit.   “It’s an honor to be recognized for the hard work the traffic unit does on a daily basis.  This was a collective effort by […] service from $1 expands service to/from Hollywood and two cities, the popular city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, has expanded within Florida to include services to/from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood. Service begins today and tickets can be purchased at For as low as $1, plus a reservation fee, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood residents are now able to travel express to and from Orlando and Tampa on […]

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Boulevard Heights one of many neighborhoods to celebrate National Night Out Aug. 5

Hollywood residents got together to celebrate the National Night Out at various Hollywood community centers on the evening of August 5. Residents enjoyed food, fellowship and the opportunity to talk with police officers and City leaders in a social atmosphere. Ellen Boyarsky, president of the Boulevard Heights Neighborhood Association helped organize the National Night Out […]

SB Turnpike SunPass-only Ramp to Westbound Hollywood/Pines Blvd. opens on Monday, June 23

Beginning Monday, a new SunPass-only ramp is scheduled to open between midnight and 5 a.m. Motorists should experience an easier commute when exiting the Turnpike to drive west at the Hollywood/Pines Boulevard interchange (Exit 49). The new SunPass-only ramp will help lessen congestion by reducing the number of vehicles driving through the existing toll plaza. […]