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10165509056?profile=RESIZE_710xManalapan’s fourfold increase in two years leads an unprecedented wave of $20 million sales along coast

10165520879?profile=RESIZE_400xBy Larry Barszewski

Real estate buyers had no vaccine to protect them from luxury home prices that hit stratospheric levels in 2021. A record num

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10165365690?profile=RESIZE_710xRelated story: Senate seats changing as well

By Joel Engelhardt

For the past decade, coastal residents have had a single Florida House member representing them in Tallahassee. 
This year that’s going to change.
Somewhat mournfully, state Rep. Mike Ca

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By Joe Capozzi

Residents in Briny Breezes and Ocean Ridge can expect to see more police activity this year — and a greater chance police will stop them — because of a new program aimed at deterring potential criminals from “casing” those towns. 
“We

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In March, the Florida Coalition for Preservation will celebrate its 15th year of community service.
We began in response to a neighborhood crisis. In 2007, a Canadian firm had made a “too good to be true” offer to acquire the tiny town of Briny Breez

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Obituary: Edward Manley

By Ron Hayes

BRINY BREEZES — When the U.S. Army’s 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment dropped into Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944, Ed Manley’s job was to help blow up four Nazi cannons overlooking Omaha Beach.
He was 22 and lived to tell about it.
On

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10065890294?profile=RESIZE_710xHank Davis of Delray Beach rescued this green turtle while fishing along the beach in Briny Breezes. Photo provided

By Larry Keller

As if a green turtle dubbed Brontosaurus didn’t have enough obstacles to reaching old age — ingestion of and entanglem

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10065877900?profile=RESIZE_710xEven on a cool, foggy morning like Jan. 28, Old Ocean Boulevard is busy with pedestrians, pets, bicyclists and occasional motor vehicle traffic. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Joe Capozzi

Ocean Ridge officials are seeking volunteers to serve on a ta

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By Joe Capozzi

The thieves rode in on a jet ski. 
Under cover of darkness, they boarded boats tied to docks in Ocean Ridge and Briny Breezes and sped off with tens of thousands of dollars in high-end electronic equipment and fishing gear. 
In all, 18 p

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Related story: Obituary: Allen ‘Chick’ Behringer

By Joe Capozzi

In their first meeting since the Jan. 11 death of Alderman Allen “Chick” Behringer, Briny Breezes Town Council members offered tributes to his service and moved quickly to fill the vacan

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Meet Your Neighbor: Rich Curtis

10065635885?profile=RESIZE_710xRich Curtis of Briny Breezes, enjoying a game with his friend Ron Vaughn, has played shuffleboard for 12 years. It took him only a year to qualify as a pro. Now he has earned induction into the Southeast Coast District Hall of Fame of the Florida Shu

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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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By Joe Capozzi

Briny Breezes is about to replace all 69 light fixtures in town with new energy-efficient LED lights. 
The Town Council on Dec. 9 approved a plan to have Florida Power & Light replace the fixtures sometime in 2022.
The new fixtures, pa

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