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By Margie Plunkett

The Junior League’s Community Garden, located along the Florida East Coast Railway tracks east of the Downtown Library, closed its eastern half in late February to make room for construction of the new Virgin Trains station.
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7960914098?profile=originalPatrick Goddard, president of Virgin Trains, speaks during a news conference after the City Council’s 5-0 vote to OK a station in Boca Raton. From left are Andrea O’Rourke, Mayor Scott Singer, Jeremy Rodgers and Monica Mayotte. Tim Stepien/The Coasta

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By Sallie James

When it comes to fast and furious, Brightline — Florida’s neon-yellow passenger express train service — has proved to be the deadliest train system per mile in America.
According to an Associated Press analysis of Federal Railroad Admi

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7960910868?profile=originalThis south-facing image shows Dixie Highway on the left and a vegetative buffer between the proposed parking garage and the Library Commons neighborhood on the right. Rendering provided

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By Mary Hladky

City officials need more detailed information from Virgin Trains USA before negotiations can begin on building a new station in Boca Raton.
City staff and Virgin Trains officials have held two meetings since the company notified the cit

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