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Related Story: Opioid settlements, ‘way less’ than cost of crisis, get reluctant support

 

By Charles Elmore

9966280687?profile=RESIZE_400xAfter a rocky 2020, fewer people died of overdoses in southern Palm Beach County cities during the first three quarters of 2021. Sometimes a

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By Mary Hladky and Jane Smith

When a $26 billion deal was reached in July that required the pharmaceutical industry to help pay for the opioid addiction and overdose crisis, a framework was established to get that money to thousands of communities th

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Along the Coast: 'Twas the holiday season

We may not have snow or even much chilly weather, but in classic South Florida form, we celebrate the holidays.

Photos by Tim Stepien, Rachel S. O'Hara and Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

9966208094?profile=RESIZE_710xThe Boynton Beach/Delray Beach boat parade on Dec. 10 had dozens

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9966181679?profile=RESIZE_710xAfter the Palm Beach County League of Cities concluded business, it recognized several past presidents for their service. ’Once a year, we try to honor the people who have served as past presidents,’ Executive Director Richard Radcliffe said. ’They h

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9966142878?profile=RESIZE_710xAnthony Barber plans to turn the historic Magnuson House on Ocean Avenue in Boynton Beach into an American fare restaurant. In addition to using shipping containers to create kitchen, restroom, storage and bar space, the restaurant will have a patio

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9966122878?profile=RESIZE_710xThe ocean-to-Intracoastal property at 1000 S. Ocean (left) was listed at $106 million, which would be a Manalapan record. The property at 1020 S. Ocean sold last month for $89.93 million, nearly a record. Both are recently redeveloped. Jerry Lower/Th

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9963075858?profile=RESIZE_400xBy Amy Woods

Two years have passed since the last Call to Heart Ball benefiting the Caridad Center, a vital Boynton Beach nonprofit providing free health care to uninsured people.
On Jan. 25, 2020, more than 330 guests filled the Eau Palm Beach Resor

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9962962695?profile=RESIZE_710xBuffalo cauliflower drumettes from Farmer’s Table in Boca Raton. Photo provided by Gyorgy Papp

By Jan Norris

Ah, those New Year resolutions — here they come again.
If they include eating healthier, you’re in luck — a number of spots will put you on t

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9962758268?profile=RESIZE_710xPalm Beach County is preparing for a second phase at the Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands, west of Boynton Beach. Plans include a boardwalk, picnic area, playground and pavilion on 63 acres and connected to the current wetlands. Completion is exp

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9962504496?profile=RESIZE_710xAthena Zarcadoolas has worked with her family to help people in Costa Rica, where her mom was born. Photo provided

By Janis Fontaine

At 14, Athena Zarcadoolas has done more to make this world a better place than some others manage in a lifetime.
“It

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Some materials that contractors pick up on Hypoluxo Island likely don’t belong in the recycling bins. Photos by Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Larry Barszewski

For the first time in two years, Palm Beach County cities and towns are receiving a divi

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Box key:
AMI: Boynton Beach Area Median Income ($65,182). Renderings provided

By Larry Barszewski

Boynton Beach’s Community Redevelopment Agency selected a Fort Lauderdale firm that had strong support from local businesses to develop a new project on

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Holidays: Cultivating a gift

9865520855?profile=RESIZE_710xSpaces at Mounts Botanical Garden offer inspiration for gardeners and nature lovers. Coastal Star file photos

A holiday guide worthy of two green thumbs-up from gardeners and nature lovers

By Deborah S. Hartz-Seeley

Nature has helped many of us cope

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Charles, Julie and Ellis Milling assumed the roles of Joseph, Mary and Baby Jesus during last year's drive-thru Nativity story at St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church in Boynton Beach. This year’s guests again will drive through campus and use a prayer she

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By Joyce Reingold

There’s a follow-up question to last season’s conversation starter — Pfizer, Moderna or J&J? — on the tip of many tongues: Are you boosted?
Dr. Daniel Goldman is.
“Last Monday, because I’m 68, I got my flu shot in one arm and I got

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Schoolhouse Children’s Museum celebrated its 20th anniversary in October with a ribbon cutting and butterfly release. Photo provided

By Janis Fontaine

The Schoolhouse Children’s Museum, like the rest of the community, is bouncing back from the coron

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9865092668?profile=RESIZE_710xDelray Beach Commissioner Juli Casale with Petunia, a rescue cat she adopted. Delray commissioners voted in October to create a TNVR program, which stands for trap-neuter-vaccinate-return, for roaming cats in the city. BELOW: Before a cat is returned

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A concrete reef dart plunges into 500 feet of water off Palm Beach Inlet on Oct. 22. The 40 reef darts — concrete poles on heavy bases — added by the West Palm Beach Fishing Club bring the total to 110 at the deep artificial reef site. Photo provide

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