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Doc’s, the beloved eatery that harkens back to the fast food franchises that popped up across the nation after World War II, should be preserved for future generations, the Historic Preservation Board decided on Sept. 1.

In a 5-1 vote, the board reco

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9492665298?profile=RESIZE_710xThe boat used to ferry the immigrants to the shore provided a point of interest for curious neighbors  in Ocean Ridge on Aug. 26.
Photos by Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star
 
Multiple law enforcement agencies responded around 9:15 p.m. Aug. 26 after a
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9471379466?profile=RESIZE_710xA1A is lined with buildings in Boca Raton, where 77% of barrier island condos are 40 years or older. Google Maps

 

By Mary Hladky

Boca Raton is the first city in Palm Beach County to enact an ordinance requiring buildings to be inspected to determin

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9381293496?profile=RESIZE_710xA1A is lined with condos in Boca Raton, where 77% of barrier island condos are 40 years or older. While the City Council considers a measure to inspect buildings taller than three stories 30 years after construction, the League of Cities is pursuing

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9381276101?profile=RESIZE_710xBy Joel Engelhardt

A proposal to have the vast majority of older condos, apartment buildings, hotels and office buildings inspected in Palm Beach County is emerging from a coalition of cities studying the issue.
The group is taking aim at buildings —

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9381181669?profile=RESIZE_710xState Road A1A is the main street for barrier island residents and routinely floods. This location in Ocean Ridge, with three sloped driveways and no swales, flooded June 15 after less than an inch of rain. Jerry Lower/ The Coastal Star

 

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By Mary Hladky

The massive $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan is providing much-welcomed relief to southeastern Palm Beach County cities and towns strained by the COVID-19 pandemic, but they aren’t rushing to spend the money.
They are proceeding caref

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The Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment study included key findings for each of the municipalities participating in the project, along with a list of buildings threatened. This is a partial list of the findings.

Boca Raton
81% of commercial proper

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By Jane Smith

When Terrence Moore stepped into his city manager position Aug. 2, he was the fifth manager in eight years for Delray Beach. When interim staffers are included in the count, the number jumps to 11.
“I can provide stability,” Moore, 51,

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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 sub

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By Rich Pollack

As Highland Beach moves forward with its plan to start its own fire department and sever its service contract with Delray Beach, both sides are discovering that breaking up is hard to do.
In recent weeks, two complaints about how Delr

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