gulf stream (424)

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

Read more…

9624618652?profile=RESIZE_710x

A volunteer monitor from Sea Turtle Adventures checks a nest on the beach in Ocean Ridge on Aug. 13. The nonprofit found 75 green turtle nests this year in Gulf Stream, Briny Breezes and part of Ocean Ridge. Mary Kate Leming/The Coastal Star

By Larr

Read more…

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

Read more…

9381276101?profile=RESIZE_710xBy Joel Engelhardt

A proposal to have the vast majority of older condos, apartment buildings, hotels and office buildings inspected in Palm Beach County is emerging from a coalition of cities studying the issue.
The group is taking aim at buildings —

Read more…

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

Read more…

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

Read more…

By Steve Plunkett

The town may take a loan to shave a year off its ambitious 10-year capital improvement plan for better streets and drainage.
Town commissioners on July 9 discussed borrowing perhaps $2.6 million to speed work in the Core area from t

Read more…

By Rich Pollack

The water is once again flowing during early morning hours in Jim Gammon and Margo Stahl Gammon’s fourth-floor apartment at the Gulfstream Shores Condominium.
For months the couple, as well as most other residents in the 54-unit ocean

Read more…

9381142488?profile=RESIZE_710xBy Rich Pollack

Crime in the small towns of coastal South Palm Beach County remained low in 2020, thanks in large part to a reduction in burglaries that could be attributed to more people staying home during the pandemic.
The number of serious crime

Read more…

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

 

Se

Read more…

9380552671?profile=RESIZE_710xThe Delray Ace will close Aug. 24 after nearly 50 years with a new owner taking the property.
Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Christine Davis

Pam Schafer, 65, and her son Glennon, 26, have sold Delray Ace, at 50 SE Sixth Ave., meaning the hardware st

Read more…

By Steve Plunkett

A couple of dozen Comcast customers are holding up completion of Gulf Stream’s tortured project to bury overhead utility lines.
Town commissioners were stunned to learn on May 14 that the cable TV/internet provider needed more time

Read more…

9025834869?profile=RESIZE_710xJason Miele, a marine interdiction agent with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, retrieves evidence from a fishing boat that ran aground at the St. Andrews Club on May 2, loaded with 28 Haitians. Officers from Gulf Stream, Ocean Ridge, Delray Beach,

Read more…

 

9025584284?profile=RESIZE_710xAfter working 60 to 70 hours a week at Woolbright Farmers Market for the past 20 years, Jesse Goldfinger wants to spend more time with his wife and three kids. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Christine Davis

Woolbright Farmers Market, a longtime pr

Read more…

8862217901?profile=RESIZE_400xBy Rich Pollack

Saying they want to send a message that what they do is a job and not a hobby, Highland Beach town commissioners are moving ahead with plans to increase their salaries by 20% and add an annual cost-of-living increase.
In approving a r

Read more…

Activity Feed

Pippi posted an event
Wednesday
Pippi posted an event
Oct 11
Pippi posted an event
Oct 11
Mary Kate Leming posted a discussion in HIGHLAND BEACH
Oct 8
The Coastal Star posted a blog post
Oct 8
Mary Kate Leming posted a blog post
Oct 6
Pippi posted an event
Oct 6
Mary Kate Leming posted a discussion in DELRAY BEACH
Oct 4
Mary Kate Leming posted a blog post
Oct 4
Pippi posted an event
Sep 30
Mary Kate Leming posted a discussion in MANALAPAN
Sep 29
The Coastal Star posted a blog post
Sep 29
Mary Kate Leming posted a discussion in HIGHLAND BEACH
Sep 29
The Coastal Star posted a blog post
Sep 29
Mary Kate Leming posted a discussion in DELRAY BEACH
Sep 29
Mary Kate Leming posted a discussion in ACROSS THE BRIDGE
Sep 29
The Coastal Star posted a blog post
Sep 29
The Coastal Star posted a blog post
Sep 29
Mary Kate Leming posted a discussion in MANALAPAN
Sep 29
The Coastal Star posted a blog post
Sep 29
More…