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By Rich Pollack
A state health alert for the waters near Bel Lido Drive remains in effect after a harmful blue-green algae bloom was discovered in Highland Beach two weeks ago.
An Oct. 6 visual inspection of the sampling area just south of the…
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By Steve Plunkett
Appeals judges have denied a request from Boca Raton to review a ruling that the City Council must hold another vote -— minus two prejudiced members -— on whether to allow a duplex to be built on the beach.
The three-judge panel of…
Aug 19
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By Steve Plunkett
After almost 17 months of coronavirus seclusion, Gumbo Limbo's indoor nature center and gift shop, aquariums and sea turtle rehabilitation facility are open again to the public.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday and…
Aug 5
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Condos line A1A at the south end of Boca Raton. A Coastal Star analysis of property records shows 79 condos on the barrier island in Boca Raton. Of these, 61 were built prior to 1982. Google Maps
 
By Mary Hladky
A proposed Boca Raton ordinance will…
Jul 21
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By Mary Hladky
In the wake of the horrific Surfside condo collapse, Boca Raton is moving rapidly to enact rules that would require buildings to be inspected for safety.
Mayor Scott Singer said that a new ordinance will be discussed at the City…
Jul 15
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An analyis by The Coastal Star of Palm Beach County property records shows Delray Beach has 91 condos and co-ops on the barrier island. Of these, 75 were built prior to 1982. Above is an aerial photo of the south end of Delray's barrier…
Jul 7
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By Mary Hladky
In the wake of the horrific Surfside condo collapse, Boca Raton is moving rapidly to enact rules that would require aging buildings to be inspected for safety.
Mayor Scott Singer said that rules will be discussed at the City Council’s…
Jun 30
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By Mary Hladky
The taxable value of Palm Beach County properties jumped higher than Property Appraiser Dorothy Jacks estimated in May, defying fears that the coronavirus pandemic would deal a harsh blow.
The preliminary tax roll that Jacks’ office…
Jun 25
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By Jane Smith
Delray Beach city commissioners unanimously selected Terrence Moore to be their new city manager on June 8.
City Attorney Lynn Gelin will negotiate the terms of Moore’s employment contract instead of the city’s outside labor counsel,…
Jun 8
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By Mary Hladky
Boca Raton officials have canceled a planned July 4th “Fabulous Fourth Celebration” that would have been held at Countess deHoernle Park.
The announcement on the city’s website said the cancellation was a “difficult decision” and…
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