The Coastal Star's Blog – June 2020 Archive (2)

Along the Coast: Boynton takes over as South County's COVID-19 epicenter

By Steve Plunkett

Boynton Beach has wrested the lead from Boca Raton as South County's coronavirus hotspot, with 669 cases reported as of June 4.

Boca Raton has 660 cases, while Delray Beach has 518 reports.

Two weeks earlier, Boca Raton led with 586 with Boynton Beach at 537 and Delray Beach at 447. 
In the latest report West Palm Beach leads Palm Beach County with 1,330…

Added by The Coastal Star on June 4, 2020 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Boca Raton: Coronavirus forces another delay for Haynie's trial

By Mary Hladky

Former Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie’s trial on public corruption charges has been postponed until Sept. 21 due to disruptions caused by COVID-19.

Prosecutor Brian Fernandes and Bruce Zimet, Haynie’s criminal defense lawyer, agreed to cancel a scheduled July 20 trial and to set the new trial date because the pandemic has made it difficult to complete pretrial discovery. They also were concerned that not enough potential jurors would be available…


Added by The Coastal Star on June 3, 2020 at 5:34pm — 2 Comments

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