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10463756061?profile=RESIZE_710xThe George Bush Boulevard bridge reopened without ceremony late on the afternoon of April 29. It had been shut since March 3 after getting stuck in the up position. The bridge then underwent repairs and three weeks of tests. Jerry Lower/The Coastal S

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10456772452?profile=RESIZE_710xWilla and Violet Sheldon of Hypoluxo Island sold lemonade to raise money for children in war-torn Ukraine. Photo provided

By Janis Fontaine

Local kids are showing their compassion for Ukraine’s children by raising money and awareness through a variet

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10249138459?profile=RESIZE_710xJudge David Fina swears Kem Mason into office on the Lantana Town Council on March 28, while Mason’s life partner, Kay Abbott, holds the Bible. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Mary Thurwachter

Incumbent Lynn “Doc” Moorhouse and newcomer Kem Mason cla

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One of Lantana’s 10 water production wells tested positive for fecal coliform (E. coli) bacteria on March 13, according to a public notice.
The presence of E. coli bacteria indicates the well may have been contaminated with human or animal waste.
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10246654862?profile=RESIZE_710xSusan Anthony holds a dolphinfish she caught off Palm Beach County in July 2021. Florida regulators reduced the daily bag limit for the fish to five per angler, but the limit remains 10 in federal waters, beyond 3 miles offshore. Willie Howard/The Co

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By Mary Thurwachter

Results of a Friday, March 11 morning recount confirmed that newcomer John Raymer received the second largest share of votes in Lantana’s Group 1 Town Council race on March 8 and will face incumbent Lynn Moorhouse in one of two ru

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10165509056?profile=RESIZE_710xManalapan’s fourfold increase in two years leads an unprecedented wave of $20 million sales along coast

10165520879?profile=RESIZE_400xBy Larry Barszewski

Real estate buyers had no vaccine to protect them from luxury home prices that hit stratospheric levels in 2021. A record num

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By Mary Thurwachter

The dune restoration project scheduled to begin on Feb. 28 has been delayed until later this year. Lantana Town Manager Brian Raducci said in a news release that “there is insufficient dry beach width at Lantana’s Municipal Beach”

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10165245063?profile=RESIZE_584xMalcolm Balfour gets a smooch from Karen Lythgoe at Balfour’s last meeting. Mary Thurwachter/The Coastal Star

Related stories: Six candidates square off in two races | Candidates weigh in on possible hotel at beach

By Mary Thurwachter

There was no c

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Related stories: Candidates weigh in on possible hotel at beach | Town bids farewell to Malcolm Balfour after nine years on council

 

Lantana will hold a general election March 8 for Town Council members in Group 1 and Group 2. Both are for three-yea

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10162870681?profile=RESIZE_710xEnvironmental analysts Antonio Rodriguez and Victoria Strange look at an insect in the midst of a saw palmetto, one of the dominant scrub area plants.  Photos by Joe Capozzi/The Coastal Star

By Joe Capozzi

For nature lovers, Palm Beach County’s best-

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