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Editor’s Note: What’s a hometown without home rule?

Ah, April. Chamber of Commerce weather, fledgling screech owls in the yard and lingering twilights to enjoy with our neighbors — before the auto transports and seasonal residents bolt for the summer.

By now, most of them have returned to their northern homes and those of us who remain are charged with keeping a protective eye on our coastal paradise.

That means budget hearings! Yes, we need to drag ourselves to commission chambers and engage with issues that promise to affect our…

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Added by The Coastal Star on May 1, 2019 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Finding Faith: Chabad assembling inspiring stories about ‘Women of Valor’

Rabbi Ruvi New of the Boca Beach Chabad speaks at the inaugural Women of Valor brunch in January. New invited women to share stories of courage and commitment for the Chabad’s book, due to be published early next year. Photo provided…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on April 30, 2019 at 2:38pm — No Comments

Paws up for Pets: Delray library to host pets of all stripes for week of kindness to animals

Looking for a fun portrait of your pet? You can get one on May 8 at the Delray Beach Public Library.  Photo provided

By Arden Moore

Walk into the Delray Beach Public Library between May 4 and…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on April 30, 2019 at 2:03pm — No Comments

Health & Harmony: Know your BP: Doctors emphasize education, prevention first

By Joyce Reingold

Blood pressure monitoring is a routine part of most doctors’ office visits, yet according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 5 adults with hypertension is unaware of it. Left untreated, hypertension can lead to heart disease, stroke and a host of other…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on April 30, 2019 at 2:00pm — No Comments

On the Water: It’s tournament time for saltwater anglers

ABOVE: Capt. Carl Torresson of the Slob City fishing team holds aloft the 47.2-pound kingfish that won biggest fish  honors and $14,200 in the…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on April 30, 2019 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Secret Garden: Native plants thrive at Ocean Ridge Town Hall

ABOVE: Native plants such as Fakahatchee grass, dune sunflower, dwarf Yaupon holly, necklace pod and golden creeper dominate the entranceway to Ocean Ridge Town Hall.

By Deborah S. Hartz-Seeley

As…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on April 30, 2019 at 1:55pm — 1 Comment

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