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9624734485?profile=RESIZE_710xWorkers stand near lumber retrieved from the Lofthus that was piled on the beach for transport to the mainland. Photos provided by the John Henry Moore Collection, Broward County Historical Archives, Broward County Library

123 years after the Lofthus

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9624642264?profile=RESIZE_710xA boat speeds along the Intracoastal Waterway north of Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Rich Pollack and Jane Smith

9624686259?profile=RESIZE_584xIt was a perfect Florida June day when Harold “JR” Ewing, his wife and daughter boarded their 16-foot

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By Joel Engelhardt

The population of the six barrier island towns of South County grew at an 11.7% pace over the past 10 years, a slightly lower rate than the county as a whole, census 2020 figures show.
The four larger municipalities with barrier is

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A volunteer monitor from Sea Turtle Adventures checks a nest on the beach in Ocean Ridge on Aug. 13. The nonprofit found 75 green turtle nests this year in Gulf Stream, Briny Breezes and part of Ocean Ridge. Mary Kate Leming/The Coastal Star

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9624337452?profile=RESIZE_710xJill Rose wants to involve new members and young donors in the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County. Photo provided

 

By Amy Woods

Three decades have passed since a then 29-year-old Jewish woman embarked on a mission trip to Israel in an effo

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9624311653?profile=RESIZE_710xChildren play in the Sea Turtle Garden. These life-size sculptures were created over several years by artist Colin Christian. The garden is dedicated to Gordon Gilbert, the nature center's founding director. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

After almost

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9624285093?profile=RESIZE_710xThe historic designation means Doc’s would not be demolished, but it is not clear when it would reopen. Photo provided

By Christine Davis

Doc’s, the beloved eatery that harkens back to the fast-food franchises that popped up across the nation after W

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9624275894?profile=RESIZE_710xPhilanthropist Edith Stein (right) hugs arts district President Andrea Virgin at a Founders’ Circle dinner when Stein’s $5 million pledge was announced. Photo provided

By Mary Hladky

As the city and the Boca Raton Arts District Exploratory Corp. work

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9624213500?profile=RESIZE_710xAn artist’s rendering looking to the east shows the facade of the proposed seven-story structure. Renderings provided

By Mary Hladky

Five years after a luxury condominium was first proposed for prime property at 1 S. Ocean Blvd., its developer has re

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Related Stories: With condo owners on edge, insurers take a new look at risks, rates | Highland Beach tentatively approves ordinance for condo inspections

 

By Mary Hladky

Boca Raton is the first city in Palm Beach County to enact an ordinance requir

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Related Stories: With condo owners on edge, insurers take a new look at risks, rates | Boca Raton first in county to set standards for building safety reviews

 

By Rich Pollack

With the June collapse of Surfside’s 12-story Champlain Towers South con

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9624195074?profile=RESIZE_710xBELOW: The Pondhawk Natural Area’s StoryWalk path featured ‘Little Skink’s Tail,’ by Janet Halfmann, in late August. The library changes the book every two months. ABOVE: The Mayes family from Boca Raton follows the story and the trail next to the Sp

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9624158090?profile=RESIZE_710xThe Addison Mizner room at the History Museum honors the architect whose designs set the tone for early development in Boca Raton. It includes original furniture from the Boca Resort. Photos by Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Mary Hladky

The newly re

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9624111470?profile=RESIZE_710xThe clubhouse at Boca Raton Golf and Racquet Club will remain closed until renovations are completed. Photo provided

By Mary Hladky

The city planned to take over operation of the 167-acre Boca Raton Golf and Racquet Club as of Oct. 1, one year after

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9621337470?profile=RESIZE_710xMembers of Impact 100 (l-r, front): Rebecca Scott, Kathryn Gillespie, Allison Davis, Kathy Adkins, Holly Schuttler, Sue Diener, Kirstin Jovanovski, Kelly Fleming, (back) Renee Feder, Lisa Warren, JoAnne Greiser, Emily McMullin, Tandy Robinson, Hilary

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