Tag: Cocoa

Scott PowersDecember 13, 2018
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Brightline expects to start construction this winter on its planned, privately owned, higher-speed passenger railroad connecting South Florida to Orlando and envisions the first trains to start rolling into Orlando International Airport as soon as late 2021. Patrick Goddard, president and chief executive officer of Virgin Trains USA, also known as Brightline and formerly known as […]

Scott PowersJuly 20, 2018
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Former Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos has thrown his support behind fellow Republican Tyler Sirois in election for House District 51. “Tyler is a trusted friend and solid conservative who will effectively advocate for Brevard County families and business owners. Brevard needs strong voices in our state capitol,” Haridopolos stated in a news release issued […]

Jim RosicaJune 22, 2018
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Cocoa Mayor and House District 51 candidate Henry Parrish has posted a video on Facebook showing a supporter of his opponent pulling up and flinging a Parrish campaign sign. What’s raising eyebrows is who did the tossing: Veteran lobbyist Guy Spearman, whose Spearman Management office is right next door. He supports Republican rival Tyler Sirois, executive director of […]

Scott PowersDecember 15, 2017
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All Aboard Florida received its final federal approval Friday to build and operate a private, high-speed passenger train system connecting Orlando and South Florida, U.S. Reps. Darren Soto and Mario Diaz-Balart announced. The announcement was quickly followed announcements from All Aboard Florida and the Federal Railroad Administration. The administration’s Record of Decision, released Friday after […]

Scott PowersSeptember 12, 2017
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Much of northern Brevard County, including Merritt Island, Cape Canaveral, Kennedy Space Center, and Cocoa Beach, lost water entirely to Hurricane Irma due to pipeline issues, and portions, including Cocoa Beach, are still without any water late Tuesday. Cocoa Beach officials confirmed late Tuesday they still are awaiting restoration of water service from the mainland, […]


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