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10063043256?profile=RESIZE_710xFAU student Chase Donaghy enjoyed an afternoon of surfing at Red Reef Park. Tao Woolfe/The Coastal Star

By Tao Woolfe

Boca Raton’s Red Reef Park is a busy place in the late afternoon as beachgoers scoop up kids, towels and folding chairs for the trek

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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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By Steve Plunkett
    
    Storm clouds are gathering again between the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District and the city of Boca Raton.
    The cause of the renewed friction is the continuing failure of the two governments to hammer out a master in

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By Steve Plunkett

    Relations between the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District and the city withered in June like an unwatered lawn in the hot Florida sun.
    • District Chairman Robert Rollins listed a year’s worth of failed efforts to get th

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7960652893?profile=originalDredging equipment fills the central beach of Boca Raton in late April.

The pipes and bulldozers were removed after work was halted.

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Steve Plunkett
    
   
The city’s dredge contractor has left Boca Raton after compl

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7960610682?profile=originalAndy Scott, a longtime supporter of the George Snow Scholarship Fund,

is honorary chairman of the ball with Robin Trompeter as honorary chairwoman.

Photo provided

By Amy Woods

    Tommy Bahama shirts will meet Stetson western hats, and tropical sundr

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7960602473?profile=originalFlorida Freedivers owner Jonathan Dickinson demonstrates the ‘free immersion’ method

of moving up and down a line in the water without kicking. The method allows

breath-hold divers to expend less energy in the water.

Photo contributed by Florida Free

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Paul Homer, of Boca Raton, leads a nature walk during Sea Turtle Day at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

on Feb. 28. The event featured a critter corner, craft activities, aquarium feedings, nature walks and a food truck area. 

Photos by Madeline Gray/The

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7960507088?profile=originalFinding a parking space at Gumbo Limbo can be a challange.

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Cheryl Blackerby

    Expanded ocean views on Red Reef Park Executive Golf Course, safer pedestrian crossing on A1A at Red Reef Park, and increased revenue for

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By Steve Plunkett 

    In a word, visitors to Gumbo Limbo Nature Center want more. 

    As in, “more from the center as well as at the center,” Judy Gire said while presenting a five-year strategic plan for Gumbo Limbo to the Greater Boca Raton Beach

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