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A tern for the better

An adult least tern offers food to a young juvenile on the beach in Boca Raton near the south edge of Spanish River Park in mid-June. Based on the size and color of feathers, a Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission biologist estimated the youngster was about 3 weeks old and capable of flight. Least terns are unique in that they nest on bare beach sand and rooftops; it has been more than 20 years since successful beach nests have been recorded south of Lake Worth. A nest near this location was destroyed by predators in May.

Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

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Top Stories

Along the Coast: South County population growth leads county | Thefts from vehicles drive rise in number of crimes | Towns urged to budget funds to revive fire study

Boca Raton: Downtown transit options speeding up | City tells frustrated developer of Midtown plan to keep plugging | Council heaps praise on top officials

Delray Beach: Publix and Whole Foods may add Delray Beach locations

Gulf Stream: O'Hare settles with town; could O'Boyle be next?

Highland Beach: Rescued boaters have off-duty officers to thank | Tax base rises along with new buildings

Manalapan: Demolition begins for Publix at Plaza del Mar | Commission to listen further about development idea for Ziff property

Ocean Ridge: Arresting officer files lawsuit, accuses former vice mayor of battery

South Palm Beach: Manalapan to fight South Palm’s beach groin project

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Coastal Star: Isabelle Paul

Meet Your Neighbor: Lyn Tate

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Business Spotlight: Granger’s departure leaves Delray Chamber looking

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Around Town

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THE SCOOP on some of our favorite ice cream shops

Philanthropy Notes: 2017 Snow scholar-support services total $1 million

The Plate: The pie’s the limit at Josie’s

Thom Smith: NSAL ballet competition winners sparkle in gala at Royal Palm Yacht Club

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Home, Health & Harmony

Paws for celebration: Critters in crisis discover cops and friends — and saviors

Health Notes: Neuroscience Institute’s trial aims to kill cancerous brain tumor cells

Tennis: Gulf Stream pro’s stunning title makes him want more

Tots & Teens: Summer reading at libraries encourages kids to ‘Build a Better World’

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