Manalapan Town Clerk Lisa Petersen administers the oath of office to Commissioner-Elect Chauncey Johnstone (left), Mayor-Elect David Cheifetz, Commisioner Tom Thornton and Commissioner-Elect Peter Isaac in the Commission Chambers.…Continue
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Gulf Stream resident Pamela Goodman has dropped out of the State House race for coastal South County because of her husband’s health.
“It’s a pretty serious illness. I can’t stay on the campaign trail,” Goodman said after notifying Democratic Party officials. “Family comes first.”
Goodman was set to oppose Rep. Bill Hager, the Republican incumbent for District 89 in the Nov. 4 general election.
Goodman became a candidate after pushing for legislative redistricting as vice…
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By Steve Plunkett
Three men are running in the Aug. 14 election to replace Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District Commissioner Dirk Smith, who resigned his seat at the start of the year.
The candidates are Steven Engel, Felipe Martinez and Tom Thayer.
Chairman Earl Starkoff and Commissioner Dennis Frisch were reelected without opposition.
This is a first run for office for Engel, 62, a senior advertising consultant to Forum Publishing Group and…
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By Tim O’Meilia
As the presidential election season rumbles on elsewhere, in south Palm Beach County coastal towns, there’s no place more comforting for an incumbent than a high-backed chair behind the council dais.
Of the 19 seats up for election this spring in nine coastal towns, 11 sitting elected officials will remain seated for another term without so much as a write-in challenge. In Manalapan, newcomer John J. Murphy — not even an incumbent — won a commission seat…
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By Margie Plunkett
Gary Eliopoulos won’t run for re-election next term, deciding it’s time to turn attention to family and business, he told his fellow commissioners at an early December Commission meeting.
Eliopoulos spoke about commitment and sacrifice before his announcement, saying, “It’s…
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By Margie Plunkett
Alderman Karen Wiggins stepped down from Briny Breezes Town Council to accept a seat on the corporate board last month, leaving vacant a two-year term that will be
filled by appointment.
“We’ll be looking for a…Continue
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