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Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday at multiple locations

August 3, 2018 to August 5, 2018
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Interfaith Cafe: Matters of the Heart at South County Civic Center

July 19, 2018 from 7pm to 9pm
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The William Cepeda Afro-Rican Jazz Ensemble at Arts Garage July 14 at Arts Garage

July 14, 2018 from 8pm to 10pm
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Along the Coast

Rare seaweed washes ashore

Mounds of sargassum, in places more than 30 feet wide and more than a foot deep, pile up on the beach in Ocean Ridge in mid-June. Since then some of the seaweed decomposed but then more arrived on the tide. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

Sargassum species perplexes but doesn’t worry experts, who see no threat to nesting turtles


More Top Stories

Along the Coast: Property values hit new highs | Cities, towns prepare for hurricane season | Irma: What we learned

Boca Raton: Downtown post office will stay where it is | Small businesses labor with same downtown rules as big developers | Candidate for mayor has no record of voting here | International flights keep airport’s new incinerator smoking

Boynton Beach: Civic Center’s last dance

County Pocket: Plans for luxury condos near Briny put busy developer in spotlight

Highland Beach: St. Lucy Catholic Church marks 50 years Timeline | Detectives confirm Highland Beach widow’s death as homicide

Manalapan: Greene property hit with code violations as Manalapan cites ‘dreadful’ conditions


Coastal Star: Marty Pawlicki

Meet Your Neighbor: Betty Bingham


Business Spotlight: HGTV’s ‘House Hunt’ includes $11.5 million Boca home


Around Town


A Wave of Change: Program teaches kids to swim, surf, instilling confidence and self-esteem

Dining: Dine Out Downtown Delray highlights summer events at eateries

Health Notes: Inpatient tower’s name honors Boca Raton hospital’s founder

Philanthropy Notes: Cultural Council receives gift to support arts growth

The Plate: Something that’s better than just desserts

Tots & Teens Notes: Two writing challenges and a backpack drive

2018 Summer Camp Guide


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