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By Jane Smith
Boynton Beach staff did an “amazing job with everything associated with Hurricane Irma,” Mayor Steven Grant said.
Because residents had 3 or 4 days warning prior to Irma, some placed sofas and other large items on the street for bulk pickup, along with tree trimmings and palm fronds. City workers couldn’t pick up all of the items before the storm, he said, leading to complaints from those residents after the storm.
As soon as the winds were…Continue
By Jane Smith
Delray Beach fared okay during Hurricane Irma, said Mayor Cary Glickstein the day after Irma’s tropical storm-force winds damaged trees and downed power lines.
“I’m very pleased with how staff handled the pre-, during and post-storm activities,” he said. “We had no serious injuries.”
The city will thank its employees at a Hurricane Heroes concert this…Continue
By Rich Pollack
As she raced up the Florida peninsula, Hurricane Irma left a little bit of rubber in her tracks.
Residents living along the coast in Highland Beach peered out their windows several days after the storm to find dozens, maybe even hundreds, of tires scattered along the beach.
Distributed with one here and one there, rather than in large groups, the tires appeared almost as if someone had placed them deliberately.
“I was shocked to…Continue
By Dan Moffett
Ocean Ridge Police Chief Hal Hutchins estimates that somewhere between 10 to 20 percent of the town’s permanent residents ignored calls to evacuate the island during Hurricane Irma and rode out the storm in their homes.
That was more than enough people to keep Hutchins’ department busy. The chief said his dispatchers were answering about 400 calls during their 10-hour shifts as Irma…Continue