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    I am addressing the Editor’s Note, “Extra drive time a necessary nuisance this time of year,” that appeared in the June 2017 issue of The Coastal Star.
    Upfront, I totally agree with the opinion that most construction projects on the barrier i

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    I want to thank the residents of Ocean Ridge for all the kindnesses shared with me during my campaign as your town commissioner. I learned so much from the experience.
    The campaign was a positive, constructive event and I appreciated all of th

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    In 2014 and early 2015, the town of Gulf Stream found itself under assault from Martin O’Boyle and Christopher O’Hare, two residents who overwhelmed the town with thousands of public records requests and dozens of lawsuits. Town Hall became virtu

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By Steve Plunkett

    Buffeted by thousands of public records requests and dozens of lawsuits, mostly from two town residents, Gulf Stream now has a full-time staff attorney to handle the workload.
    7960682086?profile=originalEdward “Trey” Nazzaro, who as a paralegal at To

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7960669695?profile=originalLynda Hunter, then the Children’s Services librarian, plays guitar and performs singalong tunes

at the Delray Beach Public Library in June 2015. Hunter is moving from the city.

File photo

    Forty-one years ago, I fell in love with Delray Beach. Te

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    Our “Village by the Sea” is being placed at risk by Delray Resolution 71-015, unanimously adopted by the City Commission in December.

    The resolution commits the city to a 3,000-mile “urban Appalachian Trail” that connects 15 states along the

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    The good people of Boca Raton are in position to build the first homeless kibbutz in the USA. The United States’ shelter system for homeless people is a failed system. It makes nothing better, it only makes the situation worse.
    It is time to

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    As an architect and urban planner, I would like to amplify my comments on Mizner 200, published in The Coastal Star last June. This is the proposed replacement for Mizner on the Green in Boca Raton.
    To its credit, the developer/owner, ELAD Na

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    This is a pivotal time in Delray Beach history, so I want to make a few comments on the Atlantic Crossing project, which the city sent back to the Site Plan Review and Appearance Board on March 1.
    I want to thank Commissioners Shelly Petrolia

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    Thank you for the article published in January describing the dilemma of regulating addiction treatment services in our state. We applaud the efforts of all concerned.  
    As our company enters into the arena of addiction treatment for alcohol a

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    Picture an ink-drawn political cartoon where a pleading-eyed man rapaciously shovels piles of “taxpayer dollars” into a blazing furnace. The furnace has a fresh sign labeled “Taxpayer Mandate,” which lies above an older sign, scratched away and b

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    In your last issue, I read a letter submitted by Ed Harris of the National Humane Society. In it he suggests that the collection of ivory is a barbaric, horrendous and shameful hobby that should be ended.
    It is well-known that his group is at

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    As a co-defendant in the town of Gulf Stream’s recent RICO lawsuit, I would like to set the record straight. The town initiated this action for one purpose — to censor, intimidate and silence its critics.
    I have been very careful to make sure

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    The recent article, “City/CRA shared-goals meeting takes a turn toward showdown” was more gossip-like than the journalistic quality your readers have come to expect.
    First, a made-up “rift” (between city and CRA) that does not exist cannot “c

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