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By Mary Hladky
With Jeremy Rodgers on military duty overseas and unable to attend City Council meetings, his fellow council members will soon appoint a resident to serve the remainder of his term of office or until his deployment ends.
Rodgers…
Oct 16
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By Mary Hladky
Moving at lightning speed, the City Council unanimously accepted the donation of the 167-acre Boca Golf and Tennis Country Club to the city just eight days after the gift was announced.
Council members brushed aside pleas from country…
Oct 15
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By Jane Smith
Boynton Beach boaters were able to persuade the City Commission to raise the $50 annual parking pass at Harvey Oyer Jr. Park to just $200 instead of a proposed $350.
The decision was made at the city’s Sept. 22 final budget hearing.…
Sep 28
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By Steve Plunkett
Boca Raton’s City Council must reconsider its 5-0 decision not to grant permission to build a duplex on the beach, Palm Beach County circuit judges say.
Council members Andrea O’Rourke and Monica Mayotte prejudged the application…
Sep 17
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Materials and tarps cover both of the unmoveable portions of the bridge over the Boca Raton Inlet in late August. The bridge is getting a cleaning and new paint. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

Tall ships, beware!
The bridge over the Boca Raton Inlet,…
Sep 3
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Sep 1
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By Steve Plunkett
The number of COVID-19 cases in South County cities and towns is up by more than five times the total reported two months ago, state health figures show.
On June 4, when Boynton Beach (669 cases) overtook Boca Raton (660 cases) as…
Aug 7
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The bridge and bridge tender's house on A1A over the inlet will change from light blue to a darker blue. Photo provided

By Steve Plunkett
The bridge over the Boca Raton Inlet, which connects the south barrier island to all points north, will close…
Aug 3
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By Mary Hladky
Former Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie’s trial on public corruption charges has been pushed back for the third time.
The new trial start date is Oct. 26, but there is no certainty it will begin then.
Palm Beach County Chief Judge Krista…
Jul 22
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Following a spike in COVID-19 cases in Florida reaching 100,217 cases reported as of June 21 and then doubling in two weeks to 203,376, local hospitals are adapting
Since the beginning of July, Bethesda Hospital-East, Bethesda Hospital-West and Boca…
Jul 9
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JFK Medical Center temporarily suspended services at its Freestanding Emergency Room in Boynton Beach as of July 7. Temporarily closing the facility at 10921 S. Jog Road will allow JFK Medical Center to move key clinical staff and physicians to its…
Jul 7
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