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ABOVE: Turbulent Backcountry, an oil on Upson board by Willie Daniels, one of the Highwaymen. The artists often sold their work along roadsides.
BELOW: Boca Bridge, an oil on canvas by A.E. ‘Beanie’ Backus…
By Sallie James
City Council members who have waited years to get a raise finally got the green light on Aug. 30: A charter change establishing the raises squeaked through with 50.4 percent of the vote.
Voters resoundingly approved a second charter change — it won 69.1 percent of the votes — requiring council vacancies be filled by special election.
Council member Robert Weinroth proposed the salary increase.
He said higher salaries would make it…
By Steve Plunkett
Round 2 in the battle for two seats on the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District Commission is just beginning.
A Nov. 8 runoff will pit incumbent Dennis Frisch against challenger Craig Ehrnst for Seat 1, and challenger Erin Wright against incumbent Earl Starkoff for Seat 3. The rainy Aug. 30 primary eliminated challengers Shayla Enright and John Costello.…