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By Rich Pollack

There will be two new faces on the five-member Town Commission following the March 14 vote, which saw just over 800 of Highland Beach’s 3,900 registered voters casting ballots.

Newcomer Judith Goldberg defeated challengers Maggie Chap

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By Steve Plunkett

For the first time in at least 24 years, no one from Place Au Soleil has a seat on the Gulf Stream Town Commission.
Donna White, who served since June 2013, submitted a resignation letter March 21 saying she is leaving the area. Her

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By Steve Plunkett

The fifth time was the charm for James and Nadia Davis’ plan to build an 8,699-square-foot home on an oversized lot at the mouth of Polo Cove off the Intracoastal Waterway.
Their proposal was evaluated three times by the town’s Arch

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10065877900?profile=RESIZE_710xEven on a cool, foggy morning like Jan. 28, Old Ocean Boulevard is busy with pedestrians, pets, bicyclists and occasional motor vehicle traffic. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Joe Capozzi

Ocean Ridge officials are seeking volunteers to serve on a ta

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By Steve Plunkett

Wait eight more months for the town’s core area to turn into a construction zone.
The latest schedule, approved by the Town Commission on Jan. 14, shows work on replacing drainage and water pipes and rebuilding roads set to begin in

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By  Joe Capozzi

Town commissioners have endorsed a plan to enhance Ocean Ridge’s code enforcement procedures with a new approach aimed at encouraging voluntary compliance with the town code.
If the measure is passed on second reading in early 2022, t

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By Rich Pollack

With the June collapse of Surfside’s 12-story Champlain Towers South con

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By Rich Pollack

As Highland Beach leaders methodically move toward starting a town-operated fire department, they know that some skeptics believe they might be in over their heads.
Their message back: Don’t underestimate us.
“I think people will be s

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By Dan Moffett

The hard feelings and divisions that grew out of the March election are festering within the Ocean Ridge Town Commission.
During a contentious and sometimes angry three-hour meeting on May 3, the commission fought over filling a seat o

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By Dan Moffett

Three commission candidates in Ocean Ridge found a lot of common ground when they squared off against each other during an hourlong election forum, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County on Feb. 7.
They all oppose

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Candidate profiles compiled by Steven J. Smith

Related Story: Commission candidates talk sea rise strategy at forum

One three-year term and a partial one-year term are contested this time around for the Ocean Ridge Town Commission. The top vote get

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