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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 Joe Capozzi

The Ocean Ridge Police Department plans to launch programs in 2022 aimed at providing more visible anti-crime enforcement and preventing car theft.
Police Chief Richard Jones will discuss the programs on Jan. 5 at a special Town Hall m

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By Joe Capozzi

Briny Breezes is about to replace all 69 light fixtures in town with new energy-efficient LED lights. 
The Town Council on Dec. 9 approved a plan to have Florida Power & Light replace the fixtures sometime in 2022.
The new fixtures, pa

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Along the Coast: 'Twas the holiday season

We may not have snow or even much chilly weather, but in classic South Florida form, we celebrate the holidays.

Photos by Tim Stepien, Rachel S. O'Hara and Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

9966208094?profile=RESIZE_710xThe Boynton Beach/Delray Beach boat parade on Dec. 10 had dozens

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By  Joe Capozzi

Town commissioners have endorsed a plan to enhance Ocean Ridge’s code enforcement procedures with a new approach aimed at encouraging voluntary compliance with the town code.
If the measure is passed on second reading in early 2022, t

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By Steve Plunkett

A federal judge has dismissed six counts of former Ocean Ridge Vice Mayor Richard Lucibella’s police brutality lawsuit — including two specifically targeting the town — but ruled his claim that police officers illegally entered his

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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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Lynsey Kane, shown with Isla Cay, 1, and Bobby Jr., 4, two of her three children, is planning a Dec. 10 trip to bring supplies to Afghan refugees in Miami. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Joe Capozzi

Months before the people of Ocean Ridge’s Inlet C

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By Joe Capozzi 

Ocean Ridge officials are planning to spend the town’s chunk of American Rescue Plan Act money on replacing the problematic aging water pipes on the north end of town. 
Of the roughly 76,500 linear feet of water mains in Ocean Ridge,

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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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9764120295?profile=RESIZE_584xOne project will construct a direct pipeline for more efficient dredging of the South Lake Worth Inlet sand trap. It is expected to finish by March. The other is to modernize the marina in three phases, which could take several years. Rendering provi

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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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