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Safe Boating Class at "harvey oyer park"

October 25, 2014 from 8am to 4pm
Flotilla 54 will be conducting a safe boating class on Sat, October 25th at Harvey Oyer Park on Federal Highway just south of Gateway Blvd in Boynton Beach.It will begin at 8 am and conclude at approximately 4 pm. (with a 45 min lunch break)The course encompasses seamanship, weather, boat handling, docking, handling lines, rules of the road, ship to shore communication and environmental issues relating to our waters.It is a Powerpoint presentation.The cost which includes workbook and all…See More
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Delray Beach: BCBGMaxazria to open on Atlantic Avenue

Posted on October 7, 2014 at 1:55pm 0 Comments

BCBGMaxazria, a luxury national-brand women's clothing boutique, plans to open its doors in a storefront in the 411 E. Atlantic Avenue building, Delray Beach, by the end of November, if not sooner, says the soon-to-be store manager Rena Vatch, who is currently working out of the company's Boca Raton Town Center store. Construction is underway and, BCBG  is currently hiring sales staff.

— Christine Davis

Boca Raton: Walk takes steps to draw attention to Alzheimer’s

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 2:01pm 0 Comments

Pamela Higer-Polani is instrumental in organizing Boca Raton’s first Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Mary Thurwachter



    When Pamela Higer-Polani approached…

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Building Boom: Boca Raton's downtown construction unprecedented and not abating

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 2:00pm 6 Comments

By Mary Hladky



    The wait for people yearning to live in downtown Boca Raton is finally coming to an end.

    The first downtown apartment complex to be built in nearly a decade, the 261-unit Camden Boca Raton at 131 S. Federal Highway, began…

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Boca Raton: Central beach’s turn for sand comes next year

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 1:54pm 0 Comments

By Cheryl Blackerby



    New sand has been pumped on Boca Raton’s south and north beaches, and next year it will be the city’s central beach’s turn to be renourished.

    Although the central beach didn’t lose as much sand to Hurricane Sandy as the north and south beaches, a recent survey showed that the central beach needs sand. And it will get it next year.

    A beach renourishment project is planned for late 2015, said Jennifer Bistyga, coastal engineer…

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Boca Raton: Assessments up, city sets tax rate

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 1:53pm 0 Comments

Boca Raton officials approved a $136 million general fund budget during a final Sept. 18 budget hearing, setting the property tax rate for 2014-15 at $3.71 per $1,000 of taxable property value.

    Property values have increased 5.63 percent in Boca Raton, with 4.71 percent coming from the reassessment of existing property and 0.92 percent coming from new construction.

An increase in overall property values means the city will automatically collect more dollars without raising tax…

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At 3:26am on August 31, 2013, Brad said…
Thank you Mary Kate. You write very well. Keep the reports of the Ocean Ave. bridge progress coming. This site is practically the only good and consistent source for local Lantana information on the internet.
At 9:26am on July 11, 2013, Liz Darling said…
Thank you Mary, I'm looking forward to the local news.

Liz
At 9:15am on April 12, 2013, Patricia M Pacitti said…

Hi Mary Kate,  After 13.5 years of pursuing property protection for a 3.4 mile area in St Lucie County, we are in the process of dredging 658,000 cubic yards from off shore.  What a process!!

Pat

At 8:43am on January 17, 2013, Karen Lindholm said…

Happy Birthday!

At 8:43am on January 17, 2013, Karen Lindholm said…

At 10:13pm on January 3, 2013, Gilda Mitchell said…

Thank you Mary Kate!

I love the Coastal Star and it's very home town feel!

At 11:40am on January 2, 2013, Candace Gipson said…

Thank you and Happy New Year. Please see the attached information about the F. Malcolm Cunningham Bar Association's Annual Holland Scholarship Luncheon- you may wish to attend. Happy New Year!

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At 2:25pm on December 26, 2012, Meredith Durinski said…

Thank you!  I look forward to keeping up with all things coastal.  Wishing you a Happy New Year! - Meredith 

At 10:02am on December 5, 2012, pete stubben said…

t/y Mark Kate...I live on A1A and so am naturally - like everybody else - concerned about sand erosion, beach replenishment- restoration, dunes, reefs and evacuation.  Plus, downtown Delray is gorgeous, but shouldn't be overly commercialized, at least in my view.  best & thanx...PJS

At 7:49am on October 30, 2012, Malone Schooler said…
Good Morning! Looking forward to reading all the interesting news. Keep up the good work and good luck in the future. Cheers!
 
 
 

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