Mary Kate Leming has not received any gifts yet
By Mary Hladky
Defeated Boca Raton mayoral candidate Al Zucaro intends to step away from politics and from the BocaWatch blog that he founded seven years ago.
Shortly after he conceded the race to Scott Singer on Aug. 28, Zucaro told The Coastal Star that he does not anticipate another run for election.
He also said he will will look for someone to take over the blog, which has been critical of the city council and what he and his supporters see…Continue
FPL changing rules on power pole lighting
By Jane Smith
Sea turtles and humans could be in the dark each night along the mile-plus stretch of Delray Beach’s public beachfront during the eight- month turtle-nesting season.
Good news for sea turtles. Not such good news for folks walking across A1A to visit…Continue
By Janis Fontaine
A former Catholic priest living in a condo on A1A in Boca Raton and who helped at a local church for four years has been named in a grand jury report as one of hundreds of priests accused of sexually abusing children in dioceses across Pennsylvania.
Thomas J. Benestad was named in the report as one of the priests whose reprehensible behavior it specifically referenced in its introduction.…Continue
We enter journalism contests with mixed emotions. There’s something about journalists judging journalists that feels somewhat self-serving, and writing about these winnings feels unnecessarily boastful. Still, the staff at The Coastal Star are almost all freelancers and they work long and hard for modest financial compensation, so entering the fruits of their labor for professional recognition seems like the least we, the paper’s owners, can do.