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On Nov. 8, Lantana’s public beach was scoured by a heavy storm. This shows the beach south of the Imperial House. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Mary Thurwachter

Lantana’s public beach is sand-starved, and a plan spearheaded by the town of Palm Bea

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8862813068?profile=RESIZE_710xPalmsea condo residents Carmine (foreground) and Bob Scalia watch a dump truck and bulldozer work on a project that calls for delivery of up to 1,000 truckloads of sand to the dune line of South Palm Beach. As the project progressed in the cousins’ b

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7960718499?profile=originalContractor Weeks Marine pumps sand from the shoal just outside the Boca Raton Inlet on March 28. The shoal sand was placed on beaches south of the inlet. Photo by Palm Beach County

By Steve Plunkett

    The city’s dredge contractor was asked to cut

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By Steve Plunkett

    There’s a definite thaw in the cold war between the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District and city officials.
    “There’s more of a mood of cooperation,” Steve Engel, the district’s vice chairman, said Sept. 23 after he and

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By Steve Plunkett

    The Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District plans to hand-deliver a check for $3.7 million — as soon as the City Council finds time to accept it.
    The money is half the local cost of renourishing the city’s beaches from the

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Dredge contractor Marinex Construction Inc. positions boats

to dredge material from near the Boca Raton Inlet to widen the beach to the south.

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

 

By Cheryl Blackerby

    After delays from bad weather, including high winds

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