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7960827270?profile=originalBy Steve Plunkett

After one public outreach session on how to design Wildflower Park and a separate outreach session and an online survey for neighboring Silver Palm Park, consultant Kona Gray was not happy.
“Individually as parks they work. But toget

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By Steve Plunkett

    The public has a new spot downtown to watch boat traffic on the Intracoastal Waterway.
    City officials opened the Wildflower site, at the northwest corner of the Palmetto Park Road bridge over the waterway, to pedestrians and v

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7960747687?profile=originalRene Gross says wakes from boats have pushed up planks and yanked mooring cleats from the wooden dock where he keeps his boats. His dock is on one of the spur canals perpendicular to the Intracoastal Waterway south of Woolbright Road. Willie Howard/T

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By Steve Plunkett
    
    The city-owned Wildflower parcel on the Intracoastal Waterway now has the papers to prove it’s a park.
    City Council members changed the site’s designation on Boca Raton’s comprehensive land-use plan to “recreation and open

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By Steve Plunkett
    
    Following the sweeping November victory of a citizen initiative to reserve all city-owned land on the Intracoastal Waterway for public uses, the City Council has introduced an ordinance to change the Wildflower parcel’s land

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By Jane Smith

    Boat-loving residents came to Delray Beach’s outreach meeting to hear when work would begin on raising the seawall in Veterans Park and on replacing two docks there for marine access to the Intracoastal Waterway.
    The docks will be

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By Steve Plunkett

    The group that wants to invalidate an ordinance reserving city-owned land on the Intracoastal Waterway for public uses has withdrawn its lawsuit but has not dropped its complaint.
     ForBoca.org Inc., which is led by former Cha

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7960718478?profile=originalFive-oh splashes in the surf at Red Reef Park before Caitlin Bovery (left in blue shirt) repositioned

the recovered sea turtle deeper in the water so it could swim away. Bovery said juvenile turtles are not used

to moving on sand. A boat propeller ma

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By Steve Plunkett
    
    Boca Raton wants a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by a group seeking to invalidate an ordinance that reserves city-owned land along the Intracoastal Waterway for public uses only.
    The suit by ForBoca.org Inc., whose leader is

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By Steve Plunkett
    
    A group led by a former Chamber of Commerce president wants a judge to overturn Boca Raton’s new ordinance reserving city-owned land along the Intracoastal Waterway for public uses only.
    ForBoca.org Inc., which in a lawsui

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By Mary Hladky

    A referendum preserving city-owned land along the Intracoastal Waterway for public use gained wide approval from residents in all parts of the city when they voted in the Nov. 8 election.
    A precinct-by-precinct breakdown of votes

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By Steve Plunkett
    
    The feature most wanted at Boca Raton’s Wildflower site by an admittedly unscientific sample of residents is a wide boardwalk along the Intracoastal Waterway, followed by a water taxi and space for paddleboards and kayaks.
  

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By Steve Plunkett

    Boca Raton’s environmental advisory board supports moving quickly on getting money from the Florida Inland Navigation District and the county to restore Lake Wyman.
    Steve Alley, chairman of the panel, showed City Council m

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7960643697?profile=originalKatelyn Cucinotta joins an Earth Day beach cleanup at Ocean Inlet Park.

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Rich Pollack

    Katelyn Cucinotta was walking on the beach after surfing not far from her Briny Breezes home a few years ago when she came acro

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By Jane Smith
    
    Repairing and replacing crumbling seawalls along the Intracoastal Waterway in Delray Beach will cost about $25 million, according to an estimate by the city’s chief financial officer.
    “You only have to look at the pictures of

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By Rich Pollack

    Sparked in part by recent tragic events on the waterways in and around Florida, state Sen. Maria Sachs last month gathered representatives of the boating community and marine industries — along with law enforcement officials — to e

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By Steve Plunkett

    The proposed Houston’s restaurant at the old Wildflower site will have a breathtaking view of the Intracoastal Waterway, but it won’t have docks, the developer says.
    And a fence will block access on the waterfront walkway to t

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