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Gumbo Limbo Nature Center Turtle Release on July 31, 2014 at "spanish river park"

July 31, 2014 from 4:30pm to 7pm
Gumbo Limbo Nature Center Turtle Release on July 31, 2014 Lightning the Loggerhead to be released at 4:30 pm at Spanish River Park in Boca Raton.    The time has come to release Lightning back into the Atlantic Ocean!  Lightning has made a full recovery after battling an infection from an injury. This subadult loggerhead is now healthy and eager to hit the surf! On July 31, 2014 at 4:30 p.m., Gumbo Limbo will be releasing Lightning at Spanish River Park at 3001 Ocean Blvd, Boca Raton, FL. …See More
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Bottom line (unburied): Trader Joe’s confirms opening date in Boca

By Christine DavisTrader Joe’s Boca Raton devotees are ready, waiting and hungry for the Boca Raton store to open at 855 S. Federal Highway. And, while they thought they might be waiting even longer when an onsite problem with power lines cropped up, the Sept. 26 opening date still stands.The city requires that power lines be buried at new development sites because it is safer in severe weather — and it looks better. That’s the bottom-line story, and the city is sticking to it.Problem was,…See More
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Boca Raton Children’s Museum Presents Buckley Griffis - World Percussionist at Boca Raton Children's Museum

August 1, 2014 from 3pm to 7pm
Boca Raton Children’s Museum PresentsBuckley Griffis - World Percussionist Boca Raton, Fla. – Friday, august 1, 2014, at 3:00 pm at the Boca Raton Children’s Museum, 498 Crawford Blvd., Boca Raton, FL 33432, Buckley Griffis will perform an amazing Percussion adventure. Come and enjoy percussion instruments played by, World Percussionist, Buckley Griffis, and explore cultures of different countries through drum rhythms. Griffis has travelled the world and worked for years teaching expressive…See More
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Bottom line (unburied): Trader Joe’s confirms opening date in Boca

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

By Christine Davis
Trader Joe’s Boca Raton devotees are ready, waiting and hungry for the Boca Raton store to open at 855 S. Federal Highway. And, while they…
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Boca Raton: New crosswalk signs installed on A1A

Posted on July 2, 2014 at 12:15pm 0 Comments

   

The Florida Department of Transportation installed 17 pedestrian crossing signs in June along State Road A1A in Boca Raton in the spirit of pedestrian safety.

    The signs were erected on the double yellow lines in the center of A1A at 17 marked, but un-signalized crosswalks…

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Boca Raton: Gumbo Limbo scholarships awarded

Posted on July 2, 2014 at 12:09pm 0 Comments

The Friends of Gumbo Limbo recently awarded $15,000 in Gordon J. Gilbert Scholarships to future scientists and those currently doing research to further the mission of Gumbo Limbo — to increase public awareness of the coastal ecosystem through education, conservation and research endeavors.

Scholarships of $2,500 each were given to Cassie Nicholas and Karyn Saunders of Boca Raton High School and Raymond Truong of Atlantic Community High School. Nicholas will study environmental…

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Highland Beach: Posted notes aimed at daily job site cleanups

Posted on July 2, 2014 at 12:04pm 0 Comments

By Rich Pollack



    Concerns from residents of a Highland Beach neighborhood about debris in roadways surrounding construction sites has led town officials to take a new approach to reminding workers of the requirements for site housekeeping and parking.

    Within the next few weeks, town building and code enforcement representatives will begin handing out informational placards to general contractors, asking that the cards be distributed to all subcontractors…

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Highland Beach: Town pruning its own tree replacement rule

Posted on July 2, 2014 at 12:02pm 0 Comments

By Rich Pollack



    It is a question for the ages, but with a bit of a twist in Highland Beach.

    If a tree falls on the public right of way and no one is around to see it happen, does the adjacent property owner still have to replace it?

    That’s one of the questions Highland Beach town commissioners have been wrestling with as they try to clarify a 1990 municipal ordinance dealing with the question of who is responsible for maintaining landscaping on…

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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!

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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!

Save the Date Save the Date (Back) 

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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