Sunday, July 25, 2021
Commission Meeting in Sweetwater

January 2016 Preview: Sweetwater Commission Meeting

A look into the first commission meeting of 2016 which, like in 2015, is continuing legal drama in the City of Sweetwater.
columba bush visits sweetwater senior center in january 2016

Columba Bush Visits “El Comedor” Senior Center in Sweetwater

The wife of Jeb Bush, candidate for President of the United States, made a surprise visit to the elderly services center in Sweetwater Monday morning.
sweetwater poilce and miami dade fire crews assist an fiu student struck by a motorist january 2016

FIU Student Traveling on 109 Avenue Struck By Motorist

An FIU student traveling on a bicycle against traffic on 109 avenue was struck by a motorist in Sweetwater, causing minor injuries to the bicyclist.
major car accident in sweetwater near FIU leaves one potential fatality

UPDATED 1/26/16 9:58 PM: Major Car Accident on 109 Avenue at Busy Intersection Near...

A major car accident occurred near FIU resulting in 1 death after unconfirmed reports of drunk driving.
Business owners in doral for a workshop pepe diaz

Miami Dade District 12 Businesses Meet for Mom and Pop Grant Workshop

County Commissioner Pepe Diaz's office held the workshop for 80 business owners interested in obtaining $2,500 in government grant funding in Doral

Thousands Volunteer at Miami Dade Youth Fair to Pack Meals for Hunger Relief Organization

The Miami-Dade Youth Fair & Exposition hosted 16,500 volunteers who packed more than 5 million meals on behalf of Feed My Starving Children on Jan. 27-31 at the Fairgrounds . Their efforts will allow 14,000 children in Haiti and Latin America to receive one healthy meal a day for an entire year.
sweetwater stray dog

Sweetwater Police Officers and Local Residents Save Injured Dog

The eve of President's Day turned an almost tragedy into a happy ending as an injured stray labrador mix was saved by Sweetwater Police and local residents.

Sweetwater and FIU Team Up for Earth Day

Sweetwater, FL - The City of Sweetwater has announced it will team up with a group of FIU students in a volunteer effort to...
Carlos Lanza Former Sweetwater Building Director

Sweetwater Fires Longtime Building and Zoning Director Carlos Lanza

The longtime building and zoning director for the City of Sweetwater has been let go, according to an official source.
Sweetwater July 4th Celebrations and Fireworks Display Cancelled

Financial Crisis Forces Cancellation of Sweetwater July 4th Celebration

After decades of July 4th celebrations organized by the City of Sweetwater, financial problems have forced cancellation of the community event for 2016.