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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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Ben & Mayra Stern commented on Chris Felker's blog post Coastal Star: Volunteer wants more people to know about Boca’s ‘best-kept secret’
"We are so proud to call Bernie & Sonia our neighbors at Toscana. People like Bernie make this World a better place! :) Thanks, Bernie!  "
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"A great Mayor with a great knowledge of transportation. Fact of the matter is "smart growth" does not require massive and continuous road expansion. The Planned Mobility program in the City is cutting edge. Bring people to live where they…"
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"I attended this meeting. Never, during the first reading or the second reading did anyone ever mention Sober houses. Mr. Randolph stated passage of this ordinance was an emergency "so as not to cause any unnecessary delays to anyone wishing to…"
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"It does not take 3-5 years to effectuate the installation of a customs facility at the Airport. The feasibility study was completed months ago. There is no need for any more studies. The Airport Authority needs to take affirmative steps to…"
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"     How unfortunate that this article is so full of misinformation. I have always admired the Coastal Star but this is too much. I want to install a renewable solar energy system on my roof. The system I chose is called a…"
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Jackson Waycross commented on Chris Felker's blog post Editor's Note: Confusion about beach access abounds
"Thank you for the article.  I have grown up here and appreciate the North Side of the inlet. I agree with you about having access to beaches.  Closing down access, closes these treasures for EVERYONE.  There is a historic wreck…"
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The Legacy of 'Nam

Posted on July 2, 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

Fifty years ago this summer,

the Vietnam War began.

Area veterans remember the trials and triumphs of that era.…

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Along the Coast: All towns and cities see rise in taxable values

Posted on July 2, 2014 at 2:45pm 0 Comments

By Rich Pollack



    Taxable property values in Palm Beach County’s coastal communities have continued to grow, with increases ranging from barely noticeable in Briny Breezes to more than 14 percent in neighboring Gulf Stream.

    New construction and home sales to buyers…

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Boca Raton: Susan Haynie driving her city toward greater mobility

Posted on July 2, 2014 at 2:40pm 1 Comment

Susan Haynie was elected in March.

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Dan Moffett

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Editor's Note: Pledge calls to mind our good fortune as a country

Posted on July 2, 2014 at 2:34pm 0 Comments

“I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”

Pledge of Allegiance by Francis Bellamy, as written in 1892.



    When you attend as many municipal meetings as I do each month, you end up saying the Pledge of Allegiance many, many times.

You get to know where the American flag is located in every town…

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At 2:00pm on November 2, 2012, Mary Kate Leming said…

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