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Hobart Gapp commented on Mary Kate Leming's blog post Highland Beach: Consultant to examine cost of starting a fire department
"$40,000 for a consultant?  Come on.  Delray Fire Dept isn’t going anywhere.  Chief Keith knows it.  He’s not worried. To me this looks like political theater.  Does anyone want to bet me that Delray stays?…"
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Hurricane Alley supporters march to City Hall

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Hobart Gapp commented on Mary Kate Leming's blog post Delray Beach: Additional office investigates city’s water program
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Hobart Gapp replied to Mary Kate Leming's discussion Letter to the Editor: Australian pines are invasive, not historic
"Yeah, cut ‘em down...cut them all down.  And while you’re at it, grind up all the sea grapes arches in Delray too.  Purity of species....that’s the most important thing.  Who cares if people really like them...they…"
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Hobart Gapp commented on Mary Kate Leming's blog post Gulf Stream: Police take warnings of car thefts door to door
"Them folks up in Gulfstream better make sure their Maybachs and Porsche’s are properly stowed.  This coronavirus is bringing out all kinds of bad guys....  stay inside and eat your grey poupon.  "
Hobart Gapp commented on Mary Kate Leming's blog post Ocean Ridge: Town to use aggressive cuts, reserves to erase budget deficit
"Holiday party downsizing?  Has Stevens gone crazy?  These folks need to blow off some steam at taxpayer’s expense.  This injustice will not stand, I assure you of that sir!"


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September King Tides

Posted on September 22, 2020 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

The effects of the seasonal King Tides were amplified by strong winds and heavy surf that pushed water into the inlets and flooded low areas along the Intracoastal Waterway. On Sept. 21, flooding was bad enough that officials closed both Ocean Avenue in Ocean Ridge and A1A in Manalapan. Photos by Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star…

Delray Beach: Additional office investigates city’s water program

Posted on September 22, 2020 at 12:00pm 1 Comment

By Rich Pollack

      Issues with the Delray Beach water utilities program, which has included cross contamination of drinking water with reclaimed water and not properly cleaned storage tanks, will now be scrutinized by the county’s Office of Inspector General.

      Inspector General John Carey, in a memo dated Monday, informed Delray Beach’s interim City Manager Jennifer Alvarez that his office is beginning an investigation into compliance with Florida…


Manalapan: A1A to close due to tunnel construction

Posted on September 10, 2020 at 1:55pm 1 Comment

Construction has started on a tunnel at 1940 S. Ocean Blvd. in Manalapan. As a result, State Road A1A is expected to be closed to through traffic starting Monday September 14th at 7:00 am.  Reopening is expected Friday September 18th at 5:00 p.m.  The road will be open to local traffic only.  Police will be stationed at the Inlet and at Town Hall to monitor traffic.

 SOURCE: Town of Manalapan…


Gulf Stream: Back to class at GSS

Posted on September 10, 2020 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Gulf Stream School began its 82nd school year on Sept. 8. A majority of the faculty and students started the year on campus, although the school is also offering students in grades Kindergarten through Eighth the ability to attend  classes virtually. The school year started off with ten new members to the faculty and staff. 
— Photos and text by Rachel O'Hara/The…

Sea grape dispute: Delray Beach — mid-August

Posted on September 2, 2020 at 6:25pm 0 Comments

The iconic sea grape tunnels near the Atlantic Avenue pavilion likely will be spared from the chain saw, following an outcry from some Delray Beach residents. Conflicting environmental views and a wish to keep the beachscape character in place are the main issues. ABOVE: Elsewhere in the public beach dune, trimmed sea grapes soon will sprout…


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At 3:45pm on June 2, 2019, Jennifer Kessler said…

Thank you!

At 9:27pm on April 4, 2019, Donna Marcello said…

Thank you!  I’ve seen the paper version on my walks and where I live we do not get 5hem... so I searched for an online version.  Looking forward to keeping up on the news in our community.

At 5:55pm on March 10, 2017, Raelyn Barlow said…

Thank you!  Happy to be here.  How do I add pictures for this event I posted once I've already posted it?  

At 12:28pm on February 17, 2016, Samuel D. Molina said…

Thank you very much Mrs. Leming. Sincerely, Samuel.

At 12:09pm on April 24, 2015, christine mang said…

Hi Kate - We really still miss Tim O'Meilia here in SPB. We don't thing he would have

been so disrespectful and reported the newly sworn in mayor under "in other business".

It was an insult to the residents here in town.

At 1:08pm on April 14, 2015, Anya Deva said…

Thank you, Mary!

At 12:50pm on February 11, 2015, Barbara R. Reap said…

Thankyou...just looking over and learning about the website!

At 11:16am on January 25, 2015, Maureen Vavrus said…
We have a darling puppy, Avery is a 6 month old cavapoo and honestly everyone that meets her falls in love ! If interested please let me know if you need her for your "puppy love" photo shoot. Love your articles!
At 7:34pm on January 16, 2015, Tina C said…

Happy Birthday, Mary Kate.  Thanks for all you do!

At 3:26am on August 31, 2013, Brad said…
Thank you Mary Kate. You write very well. Keep the reports of the Ocean Ave. bridge progress coming. This site is practically the only good and consistent source for local Lantana information on the internet.

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