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7960686901?profile=originalBrightline celebrates a construction milestone at the station in West Palm Beach.

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

Road work to wrap as Brightline comes

on board and airports upgrade

By Mary Hladky

    If there’s one constant in South Florida, it’s the

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7960670080?profile=originalAfter years of discussion, planning and anticipation for the project, shovels finally hit the dirt

during the July 20 groundbreaking ceremony for the 4,700-square-foot U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility

at the Boca Raton Airport. The $4.3 mi

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By Rich Pollack

    During meetings with residents concerned that a new U.S. Customs Station at the Boca Raton Airport would generate more noise, airport leaders realized they could be doing a better job of telling the airport’s story.
7960600488?profile=original    “That was t

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INSETS BELOW: George Brown; Robert Weinroth; Al Zucaro

By Rich Pollack

    The Boca Raton Airport Authority will be welcoming two new board members this month but their stay may be short lived if the 7960583480?profile=originalFlorida Commission on Ethics determines their contr

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7960579061?profile=originalWilliam Peppler flies north along Florida’s coastline above Delray Beach in a 1967 Piper Navajo.

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Tao Woolfe

    William Peppler cannot move or speak. The 10-year-old spends most days surveying the world from his small

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By Rich Pollack

    Before he started working on his Eagle project, 16-year-old Boca Raton Boy Scout Charlie Schmidt didn’t know all that much about the Boca Raton Airport. 

7960565258?profile=original    He knew that during World War II what is now an executive airfield used

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7960538462?profile=originalA nesting pair of burrowing owls

at the Boca Raton Airport.

Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

7960538063?profile=originalA few American kestrels call the Boca Raton Airport home.

Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Rich Pollack
    
    Life near the Boca Raton Airport may become much sa

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The view of Boca Raton Airport from Glades Road and Interstate 95.

Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

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The federal government pays to staff the control tower at the Boca Raton Airport.

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Clara Bennett, the Boca Airport Authority’s executive director,

cam

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