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Comment by Mary Kate Leming on December 7, 2015 at 4:27pm

  Holiday 2015 Tree Lighting and Concert

 

 

Holiday 2015 celebrates the season Wednesday, December 9th at 5:30 pm as this tradition continues for the 45th year to provide a magical experience for the entire family. The Unorthodox Duo jazz vocalist SAMM and upright bassist Jamie Ousley will start the celebration with holiday tunes at 5:30 pm. The tree lighting ceremony of Boynton’s 50-foot holiday tree will light up at 6:30 pm followed by a concert featuring Solid Brass. Holiday photo op with Santa, children activities, holiday vendors for gifts and food & beverage vendors will be available. The public is invited to come out and enjoy this free event at the Ocean Avenue Amphitheatre located at 129 East Ocean Avenue.

For more information, contact Christopher at the Boynton Beach CRA - 561.600.9093

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on December 5, 2015 at 1:34pm

                                                           

UPDATE: BOYNTON BEACH BLVD. TEMPORARY GRADE CROSSING CLOSURE POSTPONED

 

Please be advised the temporary grade crossing closure scheduled for Boynton Beach Boulevard and the Florida East Coast Railway starting Sunday, December 6, 10 p.m. through Friday, December 11, 5 a.m., has been postponed. A new date has not been determined.

 

An updated schedule of temporary grade crossing closures in Palm Beach County is located on our website, http://allaboardflorida.com/construction/grade-crossings/palm-beach....

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on December 4, 2015 at 8:19am

Due to the severe weather forecast for December 4th Holiday 2015 - Boynton Beach 45th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting and Concert has been rescheduled for Wednesday – December 9, 2015
5:30 pm- 9 pm

 

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on October 30, 2015 at 8:53am

Woolbright Road Closed to Traffic at FEC Crossing Sunday through Thursday

 

Woolbright Road between Seacrest Boulevard and Federal Highway in the city of Boynton Beach will be closed to traffic at the FEC Railway crossing for five days to repair the railroad crossing.

 

Woolbright Road will be closed from 6 a.m. Sunday, November 1, until 6 p.m. Thursday, November 5.

 

Traffic will be detoured via Seacrest Boulevard, Boynton Beach Boulevard and Federal Highway.

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on October 26, 2015 at 11:53am

CITY OF BOYNTON BEACH CLOSES LOCAL STREETS FOR ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARADE

BOYNTON BEACH, FL --- The City of Boynton Beach is announcing the date of the 45th Annual Holiday Parade.  The event will take place on Saturday, December 5 at 3:00 p.m.  The Boynton Beach Holiday Parade is a long standing tradition for families in Boynton Beach and besides the many spectators who flock to Federal Highway each year, it is anticipated that there will be more participants than ever in 2015.

The parade begins at the corner of SE 12th Avenue and Federal Highway and travels north to Ocean Avenue.  Floats, marching units, bands and dance troupes will be participating.  Plaques will be awarded to the Best Marching Unit, the Best Performance by a Marching Band and to the creators of the Most Outstanding Float.

Applications are now available. Hurry to submit yours soon!  Only 75 applications will be accepted this year. First come, first served.  Others will be placed on a waiting list.  The application deadline is November 20, 2015.  Applications are available on line at www.boynton-beach.org or by calling 561-742-6243 or 742-6640.

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on July 14, 2015 at 9:43am

Boynton Beach UTILITIES to Flush WATER Lines with Chlorine

BOYNTON BEACH, FL (July 7, 2015) --- Boynton Beach Utilities will temporarily modify the disinfection process utilized to treat its drinking water from July 20 through August 9. Customers may notice a slight chlorine taste, or odor, in their tap water. These temporary conditions will not cause adverse health effects. Those sensitive to the taste, or odor, of chlorine, can place an open container of drinking water in the refrigerator for a few hours to allow the chlorine to dissipate. Users of home dialysis machines, owners of tropical fish and managers of stores, and restaurants with fish and shellfish holding tanks are advised to seek professional advice as the method for removing chlorine residuals differs from removing chloramine residuals from tap water. This is an annual preventative maintenance process in order to maintain the City’s high standard of clean water distribution. Please call 561.742.6964 for further information.

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on March 4, 2015 at 4:17pm

The City of Lake Worth Bryant Park Boat Ramp Closure for the Annual Reggae Festival 2015:                

The Annual Lake Worth Reggae Festival will be held from Friday March 6, 2015 through Sunday March 8, 2015. The City will be closing down the Bryant Park boat ramps during the festival on Thursday March 5, 2015 at midnight and will reopen on Monday March 9, 2015 at 6:00 a.m.   For any further information on the festival or boat ramp closure please contact the Public Services Department at 561-586-1720.

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on March 3, 2015 at 11:23am

Boynton Beach to Flush WATER Lines with Chlorine

BOYNTON BEACH, FL --- The City of Boynton Beach will temporarily modify the disinfection process utilized to treat its drinking water from March 6 through March 20. Customers may notice a slight chlorine taste, or odor, in their tap water. These temporary conditions will not cause adverse health effects. Those sensitive to the taste, or odor, of chlorine, can place an open container of drinking water in the refrigerator for a few hours to allow the chlorine to dissipate. Users of home dialysis machines, owners of tropical fish and managers of stores, and restaurants with fish and shellfish holding tanks are advised to seek professional advice as the method for removing chlorine residuals differs from removing chloramine residuals from tap water. This is an annual preventative maintenance process in order to maintain the City’s high standard of clean water distribution. Please call 561.742.6964 for further information.

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on November 7, 2014 at 1:11pm

˜TIS THE SEASON FOR THE BOYNTON BEACH FIRE RESCUE DEPARTMENT TO COLLECT TOYS

BOYNTON BEACH, FL --- The Boynton Beach Fire Rescue Department is now accepting new, unwrapped toys for children that will be spending their holidays in Bethesda Memorial Hospital East and the Lord's Place. Toys will be delivered on Christmas Eve by fire personnel in a big red fire truck!  The Fire Rescue Department have been collecting and delivering hundreds of toys for over 20 years to children in the community.

The public is encouraged to donate new, unwrapped toys. Toys will be accepted at each of the City’s fire stations through December 12, 2014. The fire stations are located at 100 E. Boynton Beach Blvd., 2615 W. Woolbright Rd., 3501 N. Congress Ave., 1919 S. Federal Hwy. and 2080 High Ridge Rd.

For more information, please contact Michael Landress, EMS Coordinator, by calling 561.742.6337 or emailing LandressM@bbfl.us.

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.

 
 
 

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