Motorists maneuver through a new four-way stop at Gleason Street on East Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach. The overhead traffic lights have been covered in preparation for temporary removal due to structural concerns. Jerry Lower/The Coastal…Continue
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By Christine Davis
It’s official. Urban Outfitters signed a ten-year lease with EASSA Properties LLP and plans to open by November 1, according to Roxanne Register, CBRE’s Vice President of Retail, who represented EASSA.
Urban Outfitters' new store location will be at 306 E. Atlantic Avenue in downtown Delray Beach. With 10,954 square feet on two floors, the company will redo the interiors as well as the façade keeping some of the architectural…Continue
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City of Delray Beach Drinking Water Notice …
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By Tim Pallesen
The lights on First Presbyterian’s steeple are among those that must be dimmed, shielded or shut off if Delray Beach adopts the county’s sea turtle protection law.
Oceanfront businesses and residences also would get darker so sea turtles hatchlings can find their way from the beach to the ocean.
The strict sea turtle protection law is necessary for the city to be eligible for county money to pay for dune restoration…Continue
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SOURCE: Delray Beach Police.
Map by Bonnie Lallky-Seibert/The Coastal Star
By Jane Smith
During the past three years, traffic accidents along a stretch of East…Continue
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By Dan Moffett
Joan Orthwein spent the last two years in the crosshairs of Gulf Stream’s legal battles, serving as the town’s mayor during the stormiest period in its history.
At the Town Commission’s April 11 meeting, she told a chamber crowded with well-wishers that…
Twelve years ago, SAFE (Safety As Floridians Expect) led a successful effort in persuading FDOT to build bike lanes and fill in sidewalk gaps in Delray Beach.
Since then, pedestrian and bike traffic have increased geometrically along SR A1A in all of Palm Beach County.
Now, local police departments are giving warning tickets to motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists when they violate state laws. However well-intended this activity is, it does not address the root…Continue
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Bernard Finkelstein was named president and chairman at Florence Fuller Child Development Center.
Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star
On April 28, signs remained posted and Manalapan police were warning people
to stay off the beach north of the Boynton Inlet.
Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star…Continue
Editor's Note: Confusion about beach access abounds
By Dan Moffett
Ocean Ridge residents will get their chance to weigh in on a number of contentious public beach access issues at a much-anticipated workshop scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. on May 6 in the Town Hall.
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Anastasia Neff, with an injured pelican she managed to save, makes it her goal to rescue and document pelicans.
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By Cheryl Blackerby
Palm Beach County joined Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties in 2009 to present the first Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit. Elected officials from all four counties came together to discuss challenges and strategies for responding to the impacts of climate change.
So it was a mystery and a subject of discussion at the 2013 summit held in November in Broward, over why Palm Beach County had still not yet signed…
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By Ron Hayes
At 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 26, a…
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By Mary Thurwachter
A proposal to redevelop the retreat property owned by the Catholic Cenacle Sisters into a high-end rental community took a step forward on April 23 when the Lantana Planning Commission gave its blessing to a needed zoning change.
There is a contract on the 10-acre property at 1400 S. Dixie Highway, pending a zoning change from commercial to mixed-use waterfront.
The next hurdle for the buyers, Ocean Ridge developer Jerry Goray…
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By Mary Thurwachter
Rather than borrowing money from a bank, the town of Lantana will finance the extension of natural gas lines to Hypoluxo Island using money from its general fund.
In March, the Town Council directed Town Manager Deborah Manzo to take necessary steps to obtain financing for the design, construction and installation of natural gas lines. After consulting with Lantana Finance Director Stephen Kaplan, Manzo determined that the most…
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relax with their dogs in their pet-freindly Las Ventanas third floor loft apartment.
Photos by Tim…Continue
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By Dan Moffett
Briny Breezes Town Council members are trying to figure out how to redefine the deputy clerk’s position so they can offer residents more access to Town Hall services.
The issue comes down to whether Deputy Town Clerk Lesa Shoeman should continue as an independent contractor — the town’s only one — who has some flexibility over when and where she works, or should she become a town employee who is required to work in Town Hall during…
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ABOVE: A conceptual rendering of the $1.6 million Harbor Master project that is under construction near the fuel dock at Boynton Harbor Marina. Rendering courtesy A.W. Architects.
BELOW: Construction is underway at the Harbor…
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