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By Rich Pollack

Residents planning to run for elected office in most March 2022 municipal elections will discover that paperwork is required to be filed earlier than in years past — thanks in part to a request from the county’s supervisor of election

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By Joel Engelhardt

The population of the six barrier island towns of South County grew at an 11.7% pace over the past 10 years, a slightly lower rate than the county as a whole, census 2020 figures show.
The four larger municipalities with barrier is

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By Joe Capozzi

For the second time in less than five years, the South Palm Beach Town Council gave preliminary approval to an ordinance that will raise the salaries of the mayor and council members. 
If the measure is approved on second reading Oct.

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9381293496?profile=RESIZE_710xA1A is lined with condos in Boca Raton, where 77% of barrier island condos are 40 years or older. While the City Council considers a measure to inspect buildings taller than three stories 30 years after construction, the League of Cities is pursuing

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9381276101?profile=RESIZE_710xBy Joel Engelhardt

A proposal to have the vast majority of older condos, apartment buildings, hotels and office buildings inspected in Palm Beach County is emerging from a coalition of cities studying the issue.
The group is taking aim at buildings —

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By Mary Hladky

The massive $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan is providing much-welcomed relief to southeastern Palm Beach County cities and towns strained by the COVID-19 pandemic, but they aren’t rushing to spend the money.
They are proceeding caref

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By Mary Hladky

The taxable value of Palm Beach County properties jumped higher than Property Appraiser Dorothy Jacks estimated in May, defying fears that the coronavirus pandemic would deal a harsh blow.
The preliminary tax roll that Jacks’ office sub

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9381142488?profile=RESIZE_710xBy Rich Pollack

Crime in the small towns of coastal South Palm Beach County remained low in 2020, thanks in large part to a reduction in burglaries that could be attributed to more people staying home during the pandemic.
The number of serious crime

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9381032459?profile=RESIZE_710xOne of the provisions in the new law is that bicyclists riding on substandard-width roads, ones without designated bike lanes, must ride single file except when passing each other. Renderings provided by Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency

 

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9026134279?profile=RESIZE_710xKristin and Frank Augustine were among several South Palm Beach customers in a matter of minutes to buy drinking water on Memorial Day at the Publix in Plaza del Mar. Right after they did, an employee restocked the supply with 14 cases of bottled wat

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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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8862813068?profile=RESIZE_710xPalmsea condo residents Carmine (foreground) and Bob Scalia watch a dump truck and bulldozer work on a project that calls for delivery of up to 1,000 truckloads of sand to the dune line of South Palm Beach. As the project progressed in the cousins’ b

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