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
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By Ron Hayes
BOCA RATON — Her family called her “Mary Detail,” and during the final years of her life, the Boca Raton Historical Society benefited from Mary McKenzie’s love of detailed work.
A resident for 30 years, Mrs. McKenzie died April 10 after a short illness.“If we couldn’t remember somebody’s birthday, or something that had happened, we’d call her up,” remembers her sister, Pat Gilmour of Margate. “Her memory was phenomenal, right up until…Continue
By Rich Pollack
A Highland Beach spending issue that appeared to have been resolved last fall has resurfaced, this time at the urging of a new commissioner who believes residents want stronger veto power over purchases of big-ticket items.
At an April 30 commission workshop meeting, Commissioner Carl Feldman, elected in March, revisited a spending cap that requires voter approval on any purchases exceeding 10 percent of the town’s $10.4 million operating…
Seminoles sit at a chickee at Pirates Cove.
Photo courtesy of the Boca Raton Historical Society
By Deborah S.…Continue
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