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Editor's Note: Why municipal elections can have huge impact

Three votes is all it takes to change the course of history in most of our coastal towns. Think about it: Riverwalk Plaza in Boynton Beach, iPic and Atlantic Crossing in Delray Beach, the termination of a police chief in Ocean Ridge and Briny Breezes’ switch from Ocean Ridge to Boynton Beach police service. These all happened on a 3-2 vote.

    I’m thinking a lot about this vote count as we gear up for the March 14 municipal elections. With the exception of Manalapan, which has seven…

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Finding Faith: Noted author to highlight Jewish Women’s Foundation Granting Wishes event

By Janis Fontaine

    The Jewish Women’s Foundation of South Palm Beach County will host its 2017 Granting Wishes award announcements and reception at 5:30 p.m. March 15, at Boca Rio Golf Club, 22041 Boca Rio Road in Boca Raton.

    The guest speaker is author Ellen Brazer, the recipient of Hadassah’s Myrtle Wreath Award, an honor also bestowed on the late…

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Health and Harmony: Generations in, family medical practice endures

Dervi Ganesh-Baluyot and her father, Selva Ganesh, are surrounded by snapshots of newborns

he has delivered in his decades as an OB/GYN physician. The family’s practice is in Boynton Beach.…

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Secret Gardens: Small space is big on butterflies

Christine Johnson (left) shows a visiting family the Children’s Museum butterfly garden,

including a 2-foot-wide kinetic sculpture metal butterfly.…

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Paws Up for Pets: Potbellied pigs are smart and clean, but need space

Luciana Gilman, of Loxahatchee, finds Ruby, left, and Sonny good company.

Together, the pigs weigh 150 pounds. A potbellied pig can reach 200 pounds.

Photo by Ximena Olds…

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On the Water: Nonprofit teaches kids fishing, ecology and generosity

The Metropulos brothers — Nick, left, and Lucas — have operated the nonprofit fishing

and environmental education organization Fishing for Families in Need based at St. Andrew’s School

in Boca…

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