By Tim Pallesen
The lights on First Presbyterian’s steeple are among those that must be dimmed, shielded or shut off if Delray Beach adopts the county’s sea turtle protection law.
Oceanfront businesses and residences also would get darker so sea turtles hatchlings can find their way from the beach to the ocean.
The strict sea turtle protection law is necessary for the city to be eligible for county money to pay for dune restoration…Continue
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SOURCE: Delray Beach Police.
Map by Bonnie Lallky-Seibert/The Coastal Star
By Jane Smith
During the past three years, traffic accidents along a stretch of East Atlantic Avenue have increased, according to a Coastal Star…Continue
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By Dan Moffett
Joan Orthwein spent the last two years in the crosshairs of Gulf Stream’s legal battles, serving as the town’s mayor during the stormiest period in its history.
At the Town Commission’s April 11 meeting, she told a chamber crowded with well-wishers that it was time for someone else to take the helm.
Twelve years ago, SAFE (Safety As Floridians Expect) led a successful effort in persuading FDOT to build bike lanes and fill in sidewalk gaps in Delray Beach.
Since then, pedestrian and bike traffic have increased geometrically along SR A1A in all of Palm Beach County.
Now, local police departments are giving warning tickets to motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists when they violate state laws. However well-intended this activity is, it does not address the root…Continue
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Bernard Finkelstein was named president and chairman at Florence Fuller Child Development Center.
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By Ron Hayes
For 17 years, Bernard Finkelstein worked in Cleveland, Ohio,…Continue
On April 28, signs remained posted and Manalapan police were warning people
to stay off the beach north of the Boynton Inlet.
Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star
For four days in April, the…Continue
Editor's Note: Confusion about beach access abounds
By Dan Moffett
Ocean Ridge residents will get their chance to weigh in on a number of contentious public beach access issues at a much-anticipated workshop scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. on May 6 in the Town Hall.
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Anastasia Neff, with an injured pelican she managed to save, makes it her goal to rescue and document pelicans.
By Cheryl Blackerby
An osprey with a fish in its beak flew…Continue
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relax with their dogs in their pet-freindly Las Ventanas third floor loft apartment.
Photos by Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star
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