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Letters to the Editor: Public offices forced to expand staff since gun-enforcement ban

Started Apr 3, 2013 0 Replies

    Nearly two years ago, Florida’s Legislature enacted a law that banned any city or county from enforcing gun and ammunition restrictions. This law lifted long-standing ordinances banning weapons…Continue

Tags: letter, ban, gun enforcement, Anne M. Gannon, Palm Beach County

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East Coast Greenway Alliance commented on Chris Felker's blog post Letter to the Editor: Greenway belongs in unpopulated area
"Dear Mr. Taubert, Thank you for your concerns. In working on the East Coast Greenway over the years, we've heard concerns like these and overwhelmingly opponents have come to appreciate the Greenway once they better understand its…"
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Christopher O'Hare commented on Chris Felker's blog post Gulf Stream: Two litigious residents fail to agree on settlement talks
"I had a very painful and expensive two days at Bethesda Hospital. Who knew Attorney Randolph was also a doctor capable of making such a quick diagnosis of my condition. I could have saved thousands of dollars if only he had shared his medical…"
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Christopher O'Hare commented on Chris Felker's blog post Gulf Stream: Compromise wins support for Gulf Stream-inspired records bill
"News agencies (except the Coastal Star) have condemned this bill. Barbara Petersen is against it. Commissioner Ganger lied before the committee and he is lying in this article. No court ever ordered the Town to pay any attorney's fees in a…"
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Editor's Note: Drug rehab industry should shed more light through veil of privacy

    When someone you love takes his own life, it leaves a large aching space packed full of questions. I know, because I lost a brother to suicide. He was 51. This is why when I learned of Tod Abrams’ death at the Caron Ocean Drive facility in Delray Beach I thought of his family and all the questions they must have.     I also thought of the neighbors who live near the two facilities in this neighborhood and all the questions they’ve been asking for several years now about the houses next…See More
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Christopher O'Hare commented on Chris Felker's blog post Gulf Stream: Town wants trial dates for O’Boyle, O’Hare lawsuits
"The writer didn’t contact me before writing this article. If Dan had I would have told him Mr. Morgan never made the dropping of all lawsuits to be a condition of settlement. Dropping all lawsuits was always Mr. Morgan’s condition for…"
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Gulf Stream: Two litigious residents fail to agree on settlement talks

Posted on March 3, 2016 at 12:02pm 1 Comment

By Dan Moffett



    Lawyers for the town of Gulf Stream and those representing Martin O’Boyle and Chris O’Hare continue to exchange jabs about who’s willing to make peace and who isn’t.

    O’Boyle and O’Hare have filed at least 40 lawsuits against the town over some 2,000 public records requests, claiming officials have violated the state’s Sunshine Law in one way or another.

    Robert Sweetapple, the Boca Raton attorney whom the town hired as its lead…

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Gulf Stream: Compromise wins support for Gulf Stream-inspired records bill

Posted on March 3, 2016 at 12:00pm 1 Comment

By Dan Moffett



    An important compromise in the Legislature appears to have allayed opposition to a controversial bill aimed at stopping people who exploit the state’s public records laws to shake down government entities for money.

    Under changes to the proposed legislation worked out in mid-February, judges still would be required to grant attorney fees to plaintiffs in lawsuits when governments are found to have violated public records laws. However,…

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Letter to the Editor: Greenway belongs in unpopulated area

Posted on March 3, 2016 at 11:57am 1 Comment

    Is Delray Beach sure it wants an “Urban Appalachian Trail”?

    If you have ever been on the actual Appalachian Trail, you would find that the users are hardy, backpacking, great folks who live in tents/sleeping bags, dig holes for latrines, eat prepared rations and really enjoy the outdoor life, some for a year at a time.

    Might the East Coast Greenway trail belong more in remote, unpopulated areas?

    Let the East Coast Greenway be directed to the beautiful scenery of…

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Delray Beach: Three former city employees facing fraud charges

Posted on March 3, 2016 at 11:52am 0 Comments

By Jane Smith



    Three former Delray Beach employees were arrested recently, charged with using a company that billed the city for goods that were never delivered, according to the State’s Attorney Office.

    The three were longtime employees with the city before they resigned last year when their departments were under investigation. In mid-February, they were charged with an organized scheme to defraud Delray Beach of more than $50,000 and grand theft of…

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