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By Dan Moffett

Despite opposition from southern neighbors and second thoughts among some residents, South Palm Beach is setting aside more money to pay for a controversial groin project that would stabilize the town’s eroding beaches.
In fact, South

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By Dan Moffett

South Palm Beach Mayor Bonnie Fischer says she met with county environmental officials in March and left convinced they are committed to going ahead with the town’s controversial beach stabilization project.
“The county is definitely m

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By Dan Moffett

After 12 years of planning, lobbying and debate, South Palm Beach Town Council members say they’re now having second thoughts about staying in a county project to install concrete groins in the hope of stabilizing the town’s eroding be

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By Dan Moffett

Mayor Bonnie Fischer swore in new Town Manager Majella “Mo” Thornton at the beginning of January’s council meeting and declared a fresh start for South Palm Beach as it enters the new year.
“We have now made significant changes to the

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By Dan Moffett

Manalapan town commissioners and Palm Beach County environmental managers got to meet face-to-face and discuss the controversial beach groin project that threatens to provoke border wars with neighboring communities.
Manalapan Mayor Ke

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By Dan Moffett

    Manalapan commissioners hope to voice their objections to the South Palm Beach groin project during a scheduled meeting with county officials on Oct. 24.
    The commissioners expect the project’s managers to attend the town’s regula

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By Dan Moffett

    South Palm Beach thought its long-awaited beach stabilization project was finally about to get started when Palm Beach County commissioners voted early last month to accept the town’s easements and begin permitting.
    Then came

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By Dan Moffett
    
    There will be no beach stabilization in South Palm Beach or Lantana for at least another year, Palm Beach County environmental officials say.
    “It’s going to be a whole year late now,” said Bob Vitas, South Palm’s town manager

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By Dan Moffett

    South Palm Beach has 15 of the 16 easements it needs to get its beach stabilization project moving.
    But that’s not enough. It will take all 16, signed and returned, Town Manager Bob Vitas says.
    “Nothing can happen until everyo

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By Dan Moffett

    South Palm Beach residents are going to have to wait longer for their long-awaited beach stabilization project to begin.
    Mayor Bonnie Fischer said county project planners have told her work on the town’s beaches won’t begin be

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