Low-income seniors face deadline for up to $5,000 in energy assistance

Low-income seniors in Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Brevard counties face a May 31 deadline to apply for up to $5,000 in home energy assistance — including funds for overdue utility bills, heating and cooling system repairs, new fans, window air conditioners, space heaters and blankets.

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NASA partnership brings STEM, tutoring programs to East Mims

The center is designed to offer “a multifaceted, community-based education support center with a STEM focus.” The first phase of operations will feature tutoring and homework assistance; workforce training programs, potentially in partnership with Eastern Florida State College; and an innovation lab and computer space, which is being backed by NASA and Kennedy Space Center.

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Brevard County board backs employee pay raise with COVID funds from Lober’s vacant seat

The vacancy on the Brevard County Board left by former Commissioner Bryan Lober has provided the Commission with leftover COVID-19 relief funds that one commissioner has found a use for — to use for raises for county employees.

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