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9966183857?profile=RESIZE_710xThe orange-and-gray iguanas are the primary breeders in the colonies often found along the coast, according to exterminator Keith Shepherd. Photos by Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Brian Biggane

Tony Chateauvert, head pro and manager of the Palm Be

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On Nov. 8, Lantana’s public beach was scoured by a heavy storm. This shows the beach south of the Imperial House. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Mary Thurwachter

Lantana’s public beach is sand-starved, and a plan spearheaded by the town of Palm Bea

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By Dan Moffett

It took plenty of hard work and some last-minute scrambling, but South Palm Beach saw its beach project completed on budget and on time during the first week in May, avoiding interference with the height of turtle nesting season.
“We p

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By Mary Hladky

Frustrated municipal officials are pressing state legislators to give them the power to regulate the use of plastic bags and Styrofoam containers.
They want to take action to protect the environment, but a 2008 state law prevents them f

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By Jane Smith and Dan Moffett

Three South County beaches will be restored this season with nearly 800,000 cubic yards of sand, costing $13.66 million.
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. of Oak Brook, Illinois, will dredge the sand offshore and then coat t

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By Dan Moffett

With the help of next-door neighbor Palm Beach, the town of South Palm Beach has a chance to begin a beach renourishment project by early next year.
“I would imagine we’d probably plan on the month of April,” Robert Weber, Palm Beach’s

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By Dan Moffett

After Palm Beach County abruptly pulled out of a plan to stabilize her town’s eroding shoreline in February, South Palm Beach Mayor Bonnie Fischer said she was determined to find another option.
Now Fischer says she’s working on the de

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7960774495?profile=originalTaiko drummers pound out music for the Japanese New Year at the Morikami Museum. Photo provided

This is the first in an occasional series about traditions that accompany the start of a new year.

By Janis Fontaine

Happy 2018, everyone!
New Year’s is o

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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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