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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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Southeast corner view of proposed restaurant at the Magnuson House. Rendering provided

By Larry Barszewski

Two new food establishments and a major real estate transaction — all now in the works — could signal a new stage in the revitalization of Oce

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By Jane Smith

The Boynton Beach lawsuit against its private developer in the Town Square project is headed to a nonjury trial in the second half of October.
Mediation talks reached an impasse, according to a Sept. 14 court filing.
Boynton Beach is as

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By Joe Capozzi 

Briny Breezes officials want to ask Boynton Beach about the possibility of renegotiating the town’s fire rescue contract with the city. 
The contract allows the city to charge Briny an annual fee based on the higher of two numbers — a

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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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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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9620700292?profile=RESIZE_710xMedical staff members at Boca Raton Regional Hospital enjoy their sweet treats. Photo provided

By Christine Davis

On Sept. 9, through its “Giving Back Program,” Tire Kingdom Service Centers thanked medical staffers at Boca Raton Regional Hospital for

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9620407459?profile=RESIZE_710xVolunteers crowd the finish line at CROS Ministries’ 2019 Hustle to End Hunger 5K in John Prince Park. This year’s race, Oct. 2, has live and virtual options. Photo provided

By Janis Fontaine

CROS Ministries’ annual Hustle to End Hunger 5K on Oct. 2

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9619616882?profile=RESIZE_710xBOYNTON PARK TO GET NEW RAMPS: Boat launch ramps at Harvey E. Oyer Jr. Park will close in the spring, probably in April and May, so they can be rebuilt. Photos by Willie Howard/The Coastal Star  

By Willie Howard

Boca Raton’s Silver Palm Park and its

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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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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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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 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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9381032459?profile=RESIZE_710xOne of the provisions in the new law is that bicyclists riding on substandard-width roads, ones without designated bike lanes, must ride single file except when passing each other. Renderings provided by Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency

 

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By Mary Thurwachter

Lantana has prohibited medical marijuana dispensaries since December 2017. But the issue resurfaced this summer when a local businessman asked the Town Council to reconsider and enact an ordinance allowing the pharmacies.
Recons

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9380657465?profile=RESIZE_710xThe area is home to the Hurricane Alley eatery and Oyer, Macoviak and Associates insurance agency. Coastal Star photo

By Larry Barszewski

The Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency plans to purchase the Hurricane Alley site and two buildings we

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