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10800254095?profile=RESIZE_710xWinds from the east this summer have pushed a nearly constant supply of sargassum onto the beach, challenging beachgoers like Debby Belmonte of Ocean Ridge. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star 

Seasonal inundation is here to stay, scientists say

By Larry Ba

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10601822692?profile=RESIZE_710xXan Rammacher’s Community Cat Medical Fund in its first year provided funding for medical treatment of more than 60 sick or injured felines roaming Palm Beach County. Photo provided

By Arden Moore

In the dedicated world of helping community cats in P

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Related story: Along the Coast: Condo reserve rules, inspections become law

By Charles Elmore 

Days before the June 1 start to hurricane season, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed what he called the “most significant reforms to Florida’s homeowners insurance m

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By Joe Capozzi

In what town officials call “a huge win,’’ Briny Breezes has received a $330,000 state grant to help pay for an ambitious flood and sea level rise protection plan.
The plan is one of 98 projects statewide awarding nearly $20 million th

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10530553863?profile=RESIZE_710xPalm Beach County engineers showed county commissioners pictures of the broken shaft that forced closure of the George Bush Boulevard bridge in Delray Beach for most of March and April. Photo provided

By Joel Engelhardt

In their first detailed accoun

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By Joe Capozzi

South Palm Beach officials are taking tours of the West Palm Beach water treatment plant to gain a better understanding of the quality of the town’s drinking water supply. 
Council members Ray McMillan and Monte Berendes took separate

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10527719671?profile=RESIZE_710xBoca Raton Airport Authority board members (l-r) Gene Folden, Jim Nau, Bob Tucker, Randy Nobles, Cheryl Budd and Melvin Pollack hold a few of the breakfast food items gathered for Boca Helping Hands. Photo provided

By Amy Woods

More than 300 pounds o

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10527478253?profile=RESIZE_710xSouth Inlet Park is a county-owned recreation area next to the Boca Raton Inlet. ABOVE: Eugene Katal and his son Victor try fishing from the jetty. BOTTOM LEFT: Cousins Rosanne DiFilippo and Frank Kopa soak up some sun on the beach.  Photos by Tao Wo

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House, condo owners face spikes of 30% or more

By Charles Elmore

Palm Beach County’s southern coast might have been spared a direct hurricane strike in recent years, but residents are getting pounded by an insurance maelstrom only growing in intensit

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By Joe Capozzi

Agreeing they probably are paying more than the land is worth, town commissioners voted to spend $1.5 million to preserve 9 acres in a mangrove-filled lagoon north of Town Hall. 
“Even if we might be overpaying for this piece, it’s a go

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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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By Amy Woods

The Martin F. Greenberg Family Foundation contributed $1 million to a health care cause that will result in the naming of the post-anesthesia care unit.
On the second floor of Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s Center for Surgical Services,

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