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By Jane Smith

Delray Beach city commissioners voted unanimously June 1 to keep the same structure of the city Community Redevelopment Agency board.
That means the commissioners will continue to sit on the CRA board and the two independent community m

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By Jane Smith

Before the next sea turtle nesting season, the busy beachside intersection of State Road A1A and Atlantic Avenue will be lit with amber LED lights that can stay on throughout the year, even during the turtles’ eight-month nesting season

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By Jane Smith

Unfair. Disrespectful. Insulting. Deceptive. Racial undertones.
Several black community members have spoken those words at Delray Beach City Commission meetings since the beginning of April when commissioners voted to take over the city

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By Jane Smith
    
    The city and the Atlantic Crossing developer have spent the past month trading settlement offers. Before the April 4 Delray Beach City Commission meeting, commissioners will meet in a closed-door session with their attorneys and

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By Jane Smith
    
    City commissioners are so thrilled with the performance of their interim city manager, they decided to raise his salary equal to the one paid to the city manager who resigned at the end of December.
    Vice Mayor Jordana Jarjura,

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By Jane Smith

    Boynton Beach wants to stop out-of-towners from being buried at its city cemetery because it is running out of space.
    In early February, the City Commission approved new rules that would allow only full-time residents, their immed

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7960700283?profile=originalThe view of the proposed Atlantic Crossing looking southeast from the corner

of Northeast First Street and Northeast Sixth Avenue shows residential and related amenities.

Rendering provided

By Jane Smith
 
    The long-delayed Atlantic Crossing develo

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By Jane Smith

    The Delray Beach City Commission did not violate its charter by declining to hold a special election to fill a vacant commission seat, a circuit judge ruled from the bench in January.
    At the hearing, City Attorney Max Lohman argue

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By Jane Smith

    Some wore white T-shirts with “WHO’S LISTENING?” written in black across the top. Others wore white tops, each with a black crêpe-paper ribbon tied around the upper arm.
    Dozens of residents protested outside Boynton Beach’s City

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By Jane Smith

    A corporate executive search firm will be used to recruit Delray Beach’s next city manager.
    “I’m not looking for someone on the learning curve or on their last stop,” Mayor Cary Glickstein said. “But someone with demonstrated meas

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By Jane Smith

    The days are numbered for people taking shortcuts across the FEC train tracks in downtown Delray Beach. The city plans to install pedestrian barriers by the end of the summer.
    In mid-January, the City Commission approved a pedestr

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7960696054?profile=originalDozens of residents wore yellow in support of Yvonne Odom’s selection for interim commissioner

at the contentious Dec. 13 Delray Beach commission meeting.

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Jane Smith

    The Delray Beach City Commission remains deadl

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7960694482?profile=originalDelray Beach plans to trim its sea grape trees down to 2 feet and then maintain them at 4 feet high,

except for three canopies within a 1,385-foot stretch of public beach.

Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Jane Smith
    
    The topic of sea grape tr

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7960695879?profile=originalMature canopy trees, like these live oaks at the Delray Beach Historical Society complex,

are being targeted for preservation with the legacy tree program.

Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Rich Pollack

    They are trees that catch your eye.
    They

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