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Comment by Mary Kate Leming on June 26, 2014 at 2:48pm

BEWARE OF CALLS OFFERING FREE WATER TESTING FROM CITY OF BOYNTON BEACH

 

BOYNTON BEACH, FL --- Boynton Beach Utilities customers have received phone calls, and mail solicitations, from individuals giving the impression that they are City of Boynton Beach employees. They are offering free water testing with the hope to sell the homeowner a water purification system. Callers are not City employees, nor were they hired on behalf of the City of Boynton Beach. In addition, the City did not mail out any information concerning free water testing.

 

The City does not endorse, or recommend, any type of water purification system for home or business use. Boynton Beach Utilities continues to provide the highest quality of water for its customers. If you have any questions, please call Boynton Beach Utilities Water Quality Division at 561.742.6964.

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on December 9, 2013 at 1:03pm

   2013 Annual Holiday Boat Parade Bridge Closures

 

The Annual Holiday Boat Parade will take place on Friday, December 13, 2013. Beginning at 6:30 pm, decorated vessels will proceed from the Boynton Beach Inlet to the C15 canal, just south of Delray Beach.

 

Between approximately 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm, the George Bush Boulevard, Atlantic Avenue and Linton Boulevard bridges will be in the open position at various times while the parade travels south. Vehicular and pedestrian traffic will be restricted over the bridges during this time.  Motorists are advised to follow posted detour signage.

 

Please anticipate delays in Downtown Roundabout trolley service due to bridge openings.  The Downtown Roundabout is sponsored by the Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency.

 

For event information, please call the Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency at (561) 742-6246.

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on November 27, 2013 at 2:55pm

THE CITY OF BOYNTON BEACH ANNOUNCES ROAD CLOSURES FOR ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARADE

Boynton Beach, FL --- The City of Boynton Beach announces that several roads will be closed before, during and after the 43rd Annual Holiday Parade, scheduled Saturday, December 7, 2013.

 

The following streets and avenues to be closed to ALL vehicular traffic:

 

· Ocean Avenue (Seacrest Boulevard to SE 1st Street) from 5 a.m. – 10 p.m.

· Federal Highway (Boynton Beach Blvd. to Woolbright Rd.), 2:30 – 6:30 p.m.

· SE 3rd Street from SE 5th Avenue to SE 12th Avenue, 2:30 – 6:30 p.m.  Parade line up will occur on SE 3rd Street.

· All avenues between Ocean and SE 12th Avenues from SE 1st Street east to Federal Highway, 2:30 – 6:30 p.m.

· SE 5th Avenue and SE 12th Avenue at SE 1st Street from 2:30 – 6:30 p.m.

 

The Parade will begin at 5:00 p.m. on the corner of 12th Avenue and Federal Highway and proceed north to Ocean Avenue. Following the Holiday Parade, beginning at 6:30 p.m., the Holliday Extravaganza Tree Lighting will occur at 129 East Ocean Avenue. Roads will re-open after the events conclude.

 

For more information about the parade, please call 561-742-6641 or 742-6640.

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on November 21, 2013 at 4:03pm

The BOYNTON BEACH CITY LIBRARY THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY CLOSING DATES

 

BOYNTON BEACH, FL --- The Boynton Beach City Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from Thurs., Nov. 28 through Sun., Dec. 1. The Library will reopen on Mon., Dec. 2 at 9:00 a.m.

 

Boynton Beach City Library materials can be returned in the drop box located near the main entrance of the building. Free Ebooks, and music, can be downloaded from the Library’s website, www.boyntonlibrary.org, 24 hours a day.

 

A complete list of programs is available at www.boyntonlibrary.org.  If you have any questions regarding the holiday schedule, please call 561.742.6390.

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on November 18, 2013 at 5:21pm

 The CITY OF Boynton Beach THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY CLOSING DATES AND TRASH PICK-UP

BOYNTON BEACH, FL --- City of Boynton Beach facilities will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29, with the following exceptions:

  • Boynton Beach Oceanfront Park
  • Boynton Beach Tennis Center will be open Friday, November 29 from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Boynton Beach City Library materials can be returned in the drop box located near the main entrance of the building. Free Ebooks, and music, can be downloaded from the Library’s website, www.boyntonlibrary.org, 24 hours a day.

 

TRASH PICK-UP SCHEDULE

Residential:       

If your trash is normally picked up on Thursday, November 28, your pick-up will be Friday, November 29

If your trash is normally picked up on Friday, November 29, your pick-up will be Saturday, November 30

 

Commercial:     

If your trash is normally picked up on Thursday, November 28, your pick-up will be Wednesday, November 27

There will be no commercial or roll-off service on Thursday, November 28

If you have a garbage, trash or recycling issue on Friday, November 30, please leave a message and a Solid Waste Supervisor will return your call as soon as possible.

 

If you have any questions regarding the holiday pickup schedule, please call the Public Works Department at 561-742-6200.

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on November 6, 2013 at 5:04pm

To facilitate the Veterans Day Parade to be held on Saturday, November 9, 2013, In the City of Lake Worth at 11:00 am, parking will be temporary prohibited on the following streets:

·      Lake Ave from South Dixie Hwy to Federal Hwy.

·      Lucerne Ave from South Dixie Hwy to Federal Hwy.

·      North Federal Hwy from Lucerne Ave to 10th Ave North.

·      South Federal Hwy from Lake Ave to 1st Ave South.

·      2nd Ave North from North Dixie Hwy to North Federal Hwy.

·      1st Ave South between South Dixie Hwy and South Federal Hwy.                                                                       

Parking at the above listed locations will be temporarily prohibited from 8:30 AM Saturday, November 9, 2013 until the conclusion of the parade which should be approximately 12:30 PM (approximate).

  The Lake Worth (Robert Harris) Bridge will remain open during the parade.

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on November 6, 2013 at 5:02pm

THE CITY OF BOYNTON BEACH ANNOUNCES ROAD CLOSURES FOR ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARADE

  Boynton Beach, FL --- The City of Boynton Beach announces that several roads will be closed before, during and after the 43rd Annual Holiday Parade, scheduled Saturday, December 7, 2013.

 

The following streets and avenues to be closed to ALL vehicular traffic:

 

· Ocean Avenue (Seacrest Boulevard to SE 1st Street) from 5 a.m. – 10 p.m.

· Federal Highway (Boynton Beach Blvd. to Woolbright Rd.), 2:30 – 6:30 p.m.

· SE 3rd Street from SE 5th Avenue to SE 12th Avenue, 2:30 – 6:30 p.m.  Parade line up will occur on SE 3rd Street.

· All avenues between Ocean and SE 12th Avenues from SE 1st Street east to Federal Highway, 2:30 – 6:30 p.m.

· SE 5th Avenue and SE 12th Avenue at SE 1st Street from 2:30 – 6:30 p.m.

 

The Parade will begin at 5:00 p.m. on the corner of 12th Avenue and Federal Highway and proceed north to Ocean Avenue. Following the Holiday Parade, beginning at 6:30 p.m., the Holliday Extravaganza Tree Lighting will occur at 129 East Ocean Avenue. Roads will re-open after the events conclude.

 

For more information about the parade, please call 561-742-6641 or 742-6640.

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on October 31, 2013 at 11:54am

The CITY OF Boynton Beach NOVEMBER HOLIDAY CLOSING DATES AND TRASH PICK-UP

 

BOYNTON BEACH, FL --- City of Boynton Beach facilities will be closed in observance of Veteran’s Day (Monday, November 11), with the following exceptions:

 

  • Boynton Beach Oceanfront Park
  • Boynton Beach Tennis Center – Veteran’s Day only:  8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

 

Boynton Beach City Library materials can be returned in the drop box located near the main entrance of the building. Free Ebooks, and music, can be downloaded from the Library’s website, www.boyntonlibrary.org, 24 hours a day.

 

TRASH PICK-UP SCHEDULE

The Solid Waste Division’s Residential & Commercial Pickup Schedule will remain unchanged on Veteran’s Day.

 

If you have any questions regarding the holiday pickup schedule, please call the Public Works Department at 742-6200.

 

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on October 23, 2013 at 4:33pm

city OF Boynton BEACH ANNOUNCES ROAD CLOSURES FOR UPCOMING PIRATE fEST AND MERMAID SPLASH

 

BOYNTON BEACH, FL --- The City of Boynton Beach announces road closures for the upcoming Pirate Fest and Mermaid Splash in the downtown area. Road closures, beginning Friday, October 25, at 6 a.m. are as follows:

 

Friday, October 25, 6 a.m. through Sunday, October 27, 8 p.m.

Ocean Avenue – Seacrest Boulevard to just east of 1st Street

1st Street – Ocean Ave to 1st Avenue

 

Saturday, October 26,  6 a.m. through 12 Midnight

Ocean Avenue – Just west of the railroad to Federal Highway

4th Street – From the north end of Dewey Park to 2nd Avenue

 

If you have further questions, please call 561-737-3256.

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on September 13, 2013 at 6:09pm

Linton Blvd Bridge Closure thru September 18, 2013, 6:00 pm

September 13, 2013:  The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has advised that the following road projects are active from September 13-20, 2013:

Project:  Linton Boulevard Bridge Repairs/Maintenance

Restrictions:  The Linton Boulevard Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway in the City of Delray Beach is closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic for repairs and maintenance through Wednesday, September 18th, 6:00 pm. Alternative routes and traffic detours include Atlantic Avenue Bridge, Ocean Blvd/A1A, US 1/Federal Highway and Atlantic Avenue.

Project:  Construction on US 1/Federal Highway from south of 10th Street to North of George Bush Boulevard (2.4-mile project) in the City of Delray Beach. Work consists of reconstruction between SE 2nd Street and NE 2nd Street, widening for street parking, addition of a 4-foot bike lane and new left turn lane, milling & resurfacing, pavement markings and signing, sidewalks, curb & gutter, decorative lighting, water main upgrades, drainage modifications, new signalization, irrigation, and landscaping.  Expected completion date:  Summer 2015.

Restrictions:
- There is a double lane shift on NE 5th Avenue, from NE 3rd Street to NE 5th Street from Monday, September 16th through Friday, September 20th for water main installation.

- There is a double lane shift on SE 5th Avenue, from SE 1st Street to SE 8th St from Monday, September 16th through Friday, September 20th.

- SE 5th Avenue at SE 9th Street will have lane reductions and lane shifts from Monday, September 16th through Friday, September 20th.

- No road closures are scheduled for SE 6th Avenue; however, work at SE 10th Street will begin and may cause traffic detours as necessary.

 

For more information, contact FDOT's Public Information Office at (561) 641-6440.

 

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