Is there a website with up-to-date Firebird related news?
There are many sites, but one sticks out as the most updated. It's the FirebirdNews at:
One of the main advantages is that it is run by community members and anyone who has some interesting Firebird-related news is allowed to post. Official Firebird websites are more oriented towards official announcements, but FirebirdNews covers all the rest. Some users even call it 'the Firebird blog'.