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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 Rich Pollack

As Highland Beach moves forward with plans to create its own fire department and split from neighboring Delray Beach, the two municipalities continue to squabble over money.
The newest disagreement is centered on a Nov. 29 notice Delr

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By Janis Fontaine

As South Florida adjusts to the coronavirus pandemic, in-person services and meetings are restarting.
9962954266?profile=RESIZE_180x180One group that begins meeting again in January after an extended hiatus is the Interfaith Café, a discussion group that talks abo

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9868598466?profile=RESIZE_400xA new law requires cyclists to ride in a single file on sections of A1A with no designated bike lane. A surveillance camera captures a pack of riders taking up most of a travel lane while riding north near the Eau Palm Beach in Manalapan. Photo provi

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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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By Rich Pollack

John Shoemaker was pretty sure residents of Highland Beach would vote to support the town’s efforts to start a fire department when they went to the polls last month.
“I had a feeling from talking to residents and people in the condos,

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By Amy Woods

9865354899?profile=RESIZE_400xBoca Raton residents and philanthropists Michael and Michelle Hagerty have made their third seven-figure gift to “Keeping the Promise — The Campaign for Boca Raton Regional Hospital.”
The $5 million contribution in support of residency p

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Related Story: Highland Beach:Commission wants lesser role for town in high-rise inspections

By Joel Engelhardt

After months of work to hammer out a condo reinspection program in the wake of the Surfside tragedy, Palm Beach County commissioners decid

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9764279474?profile=RESIZE_710xJohn Bury, who turns 100 on Nov. 10, wears an Army 8th Air Corps patch and displays a poster of a B-17 Flying Fortress at his Highland Beach condominium. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star.

By Rich Pollack

John Bury remembers flying over Europe that day mo

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By Charles Elmore

Big changes in federal flood insurance are lowering bills for some but triggering sticker shock for others, agents say — such as the buyer of a Delray Beach commercial property who was quoted a $16,400 annual premium after the previ

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9764074458?profile=RESIZE_710xCustomer desire for bigger units led developers to reduce the number of units at Alina Residences in Boca Raton. The first phase opened this summer. Photo provided

By Christine Davis

El-Ad National Properties has filed revised plans with the city of

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