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Letters to the Editor: Public offices forced to expand staff since gun-enforcement ban

Started Apr 3, 2013 0 Replies

    Nearly two years ago, Florida’s Legislature enacted a law that banned any city or county from enforcing gun and ammunition restrictions. This law lifted long-standing ordinances banning weapons…Continue

Tags: letter, ban, gun enforcement, Anne M. Gannon, Palm Beach County

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Marty Malinowski commented on Chris Felker's blog post On the Water: Fall is prime time to catch tasty snapper
"Regarding the tip of the month, I saw this very phenomenon happen today on the North end of D-Ray beach. A huge school of finger mullet being attacked by huge Tarpon coming all the way out of the water. It was something to see.  It was going on…"
eileen r pettus commented on Chris Felker's blog post Boynton Beach: Housing plans shaping up for old Winn-Dixie site
"what a shame. A 10 story building does not belong here. "
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Christopher O'Hare commented on Chris Felker's blog post Boca Raton: 15-year-old perishes after ocean free-dive
"Such a tragic loss. My heartfelt sympathies to the Hunt family. I am sure Skyler will be forever missed and always remembered by those that loved him."
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"Living across Federal Highway from the proposed theater, my primary concern is traffic safety. As I stated on August 20 in a letter to the editor of the Sun Sentinel: Having attended the Delray Beach City Commission meeting at which the iPic…"
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Christopher O'Hare commented on Chris Felker's blog post Gulf Stream: A settlement proposal stirs in Gulf Stream
"I have spoken to Mr. Slominski many times about these issues. He is earnest and honest in his intentions. I applaud him for his efforts and his creative approach to a resolution. Hopefully more residents will hear his message and join the discussion."
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Roxann Levitsky commented on Chris Felker's blog post Business Spotlight: Sail Inn aims to keep old spirit in remodeled digs
"Great news!  My husband will be thrilled as the Sail is one of the reasons he chose Delray many years ago when he moved from Lake Worth.  Best of luck and many prosperous years."
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Katie Barr MacDougall commented on Chris Felker's blog post Boca Raton: Chabad approved despite appeals
""In May of 1925, the Town of Boca Raton was incorporated at the height of the Florida land boom. The town council commissioned noted society architect Addison Mizner to plan a world-class resort community. " from The cherry…"
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No One Important commented on Chris Felker's blog post Letter to the Editor: RICO suit stressful for defendant
"Chris well written!  But don't you know that when you ask questions or request documents you are labeled a trouble maker... And sadly you are treated like one Guess you know now....*sigh*"
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Lantana: Mario’s restaurant adding liquor and takeout

Posted on September 30, 2015 at 2:31pm 0 Comments

By Mary Thurwachter


    Things are cooking at Mario’s Ocean Avenue, the Italian eatery that opened earlier this year in a location previously occupied by another restaurant, 225.

    In August, Mario’s owner Henry Olmino got the Lantana Town Council’s approval to lease a town-owned lot on Third Street for employee parking, adding at least 25 spots to the 44 parking spaces the restaurant already had secured.

    And during the council’s Sept. 28…


Delray Beach: Federal Highway draws praise for street appeal and slower traffic

Posted on September 30, 2015 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

By Jane Smith


    After more than a decade of work, Federal Highway in Delray Beach is back to its roots as a thoroughfare with two lanes in each direction.

    In the mid-1970s the road was widened to three lanes before the state Department of Transportation extended Interstate 95 from Fort Lauderdale north to West Palm Beach. But the plan always called for Federal Highway to be narrowed again, said former City Commissioner Gary Eliopoulus.



Along the Coast: High lunar tides flood parts of coast

Posted on September 30, 2015 at 2:28pm 0 Comments

As the moon was at its closest point to the Earth in late September, its strong gravitational pull

drew higher than normal tidal waters over seawalls and bulkheads along the coast. The annual…


Along the Coast: Sargassum -- too much of a good thing?

Posted on September 30, 2015 at 2:16pm 0 Comments

Sargassum seaweed blankets the Ocean Ridge beach in July.

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By Cheryl Blackerby



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