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Bal Harbour Council meetings won’t be on television

BAL HARBOURBal Harbour Council meetings won’t be on televisionBY RODOLFO R. ROMANSpecial to The Miami HeraldBal Harbour residents won’t be seeing Council meetings on television anytime soon. Village officials had been looking into a plan to broadcast public meetings on Channel 77, which currently only airs announcements about Bal Harbour events. But at a meeting last month, Council members shelved ... Read More »

Bal Harbour officer accused of molesting child

Posted on Thursday, 05.28.09 Recommend (0)share email print comment Bal Harbour officer accused of molesting childBY RODOLFO R. ROMAN AND ROBERT SAMUELSrsamuels@MiamiHerald.com A Bal Harbour police officer was arrested Thursday and accused of molesting a 7-year-old girl, police said. Rene Guillen, a five-year-veteran who works with the city’s motorcycle unit and who has a clean police record, was charged with ... Read More »

El Portal residents take a stroll in honor of Armed Forces Day

EL PORTAL Special to The Miami HeraldEl Portal neighbors celebrated Armed Forces Day by lacing up their walking shoes and taking a jaunt around the village. ”No matter how we feel about the war, we should honor our soldiers,” said Councilwoman Claudia V. Cubillos, who chairs the public affairs committee. The one-mile walk, which took place Saturday, was the first ... Read More »

In Bal Harbour, beach renourishment on horizon

BAL HARBOUR The village shoreline will get a much-needed boost of sand as part of a beach renourishment project that starts next week. BY RODOLFO R. ROMANSpecial to The Miami HeraldBal Harbour’s beach renourishment project is about to get under way. The project, which could last about three months, will start after Memorial Day. Approximately 30,000 cubic yards of sand ... Read More »

Miami House Fire

Fire broke out early Saturday morning on 1910 S.W. 17 street in the City of Miami. City of Miami fire were welcomed by Flames, which shot through the roof. No one was injured. City of Miami fire Captain William Hernandez says the blaze apparently started in the front bedroom and the house is heavily damaged. The cause of the blaze ... Read More »