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By Larry Barszewski

A pair of oceanfront homes were burglarized in April:
• A family residence in Ocean Ridge where the suspect stole at least $2,000 and made his way upstairs to a bedroom where a baby was sleeping;
• A vacant house in Manalapan on

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By Mary Thurwachter

After hearing comments from dozens of residents, the Lantana Town Council voted unanimously on Jan. 24 not to allow medical marijuana dispensaries.
Lantana has prohibited them since December 2017, but the issue resurfaced last su

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Along the Coast: Tourism boom

9966301070?profile=RESIZE_710xInternational tourism took off in November after the U.S. reopened borders to fully vaccinated travelers. Leonardo Sanchez sips a mate tea on Delray Beach’s municipal beach while soaking up the sun among a group of family and friends from Argentina.

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9865227468?profile=RESIZE_710xHave a big party planned? You can book the entire Pavilion Grille in Boca Raton. Photo provided

By Jan Norris

Parties and events in Palm Beach County are back in force, with bookings filling restaurants throughout the holiday season and into 2022. Di

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7960768670?profile=originalABOVE: Silver saw palmetto and a single thatch palm define the sidewalk area in front of the Lake Worth studio of Debra Yates and her son Benjamin Burle. BELOW: Staghorn ferns and a large mirror adorn the back patio. Photos by Jerry Lower/The Coastal

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By Janis Fontaine

How often do you stop to listen?
And even if you do, how often do you encounter silence?
If you don’t, how will you ever hear the “still small voice” of God?
Silent worship is one of the hallmarks of the Quakers’ beliefs, and the

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7960763265?profile=originalArlene Tervakoski (in apron), Jean Lindblad, Anja Laurik and Anja Vikkila attend ceremonies at Finland House to mark the centennial of Finland’s independence from Russia. Finland House’s location in Lantana merits a special street sign. Tim Stepien/T

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7960750280?profile=originalThe Gulfstream Hotel in Lake Worth has been closed for more than 10 years. Photo provided

By Jane Smith
    
    Two partners are vying for control of the historic Gulfstream Hotel in Lake Worth as an April expiration nears on the city’s approvals of

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By Jane Smith
    
    Medical marijuana dispensaries are banned from opening in the city limits, Delray Beach city commissioners decided at the end of September.
    Acknowledging Florida voters who overwhelmingly approved the state ballot question on

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    A public outreach campaign for the Palm Beach County Metropolitan Planning Organization’s multimodal study of the U.S.-1 corridor from Boca Raton to Jupiter continues with a workshop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 22 at the Lake Worth Art Center.

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Along the Coast: Cocoanut dreams

Exhibit sprouts from fortunate photo find

7960721869?profile=originalNancy, Leila and Dorothy Pierson (l-r) display decorated coconuts at their roadside ‘Cocoanut Stand,’

possibly to raise money for the Red Cross during World War I.

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A hand-tinted photograph of what is now Stat

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Paddling the habitats of Lake Worth Lagoon

7960720501?profile=originalMangrove islands and breakwaters of the Snook Islands Natural Area —

islands built by Palm Beach County to improve water quality and wildlife habitat.

Lake Worth Municipal Golf Course is at left.

Photo by Pa

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7960709881?profile=originalJason McCobb, his wife, Denia, and daughter, Reese, in a sunflower field on their farm.

7960710653?profile=originalBlooming nasturtiums in the raised bed gardens at the Farmer’s Table in Boca Raton are not only pretty but edible.

Photos by Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Debo

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7960691290?profile=originalThe private school joined Jumpstart’s literacy initiative to help break a world record for the most students

reading the same book the same day. The book at hand was ‘The Bear Ate Your Sandwich’ by Julia Sarcone-Roach.

'Our children love to read,’ sa

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7960661066?profile=originalA group of felines greets visitors near the entrance of the cat sanctuary.

7960660875?profile=original(L-R) Ariel Milrad, Ulla Oest, Thomas Raabe and Benilda Milrad at God’s Creatures

Great and Small Sanctuary in rural Lake Worth.

Photos by Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Ard

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