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  • Early voting in Palm Beach County starting for Aug. 26 elections

    Early voting in Palm Beach County starting for Aug. 26 elections
    Early voting for the Democratic and Republican primaries and non-partisan elections open to all voters starts Monday in Palm Beach County, and voters will see some big changes from previous elections. For starters, there are now 14 days of early...
  • Crist appears poised to win Democratic nomination, but Rich perseveres

    Crist appears poised to win Democratic nomination, but Rich perseveres
    Between now and Aug. 26, Florida Democrats need to decide if they'll go with their hearts or their minds in the race for their party's nomination for governor. Tugging at their heartstrings is Nan Rich, a lifelong Democrat and champion of just about...
  • Four Boca Raton city employees sign up for domestic partner benefits

    Four Boca Raton city employees sign up for domestic partner benefits
    Just short of a year since Boca Raton extended city benefits to domestic partners of city employees last September, exactly four employees have signed up their partners, according to the Boca Raton City Clerk. Two of them are opposite-sex couples and...
  • Delray redevelopment agency turns down request for loan to revamp neighborhood

    Delray redevelopment agency turns down request for loan to revamp neighborhood
    The developers of an aging and blighted low-income rental community in the heart of Delray Beach's southwest neighborhood reached out to city officials to help pay for a makeover — again. This time the Auburn Group turned to Delray's Community...
  • Delray in the running to host Davis Cup match

    Delray in the running to host Davis Cup match
    Delray Beach is suddenly in the running to host a Davis Cup tie in September. The contest between Israel and Argentina was slated to be played in Tel Aviv from Sept. 12-14. But after the International Tennis Federation ruled that Israel team must move...
  • Delray discusses proposed budget

    Delray discusses proposed budget
    Even though Delray Beach's property tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year is lower than the current rate, folks may find themselves spending more in taxes this year. Commissioners haven't made many changes to the proposed budget since it was presented...
  • Delray agency asked to pay for police

    Delray agency asked to pay for police
    The Delray agency responsible for keeping the city free of slum and blight is being asked to dish out more money this year. The Community Redevelopment Agency board will consider approving budget requests from the city and several nonprofits on Thursday...
  • Delray considers temporary ban on new pet stores

    Delray considers temporary ban on new pet stores
    When potential legal problems got in the way of Delray Beach placing a ban on the sale of animals from puppy mills, city officials didn't want to drop the topic completely. So Delray's legal team got to work creating a temporary fix to the puppy...
  • Delray may raise fees for businesses that can't provide enough parking

    Delray may raise fees for businesses that can't provide enough parking
    Delray businesses that can't physically fit the number of parking spaces the city requires on their property pay a penalty fee that goes toward putting up parking spaces elsewhere. That penalty may soon be increasing for the first time since 2006....
  • Boynton needs more – and better - visibility

    Boynton Beach's best features are too hard to find. So the city needs to create a consolidated downtown area that would invite visitors to walk around and enjoy all the city could offer, including special events, shows or concerts. That same area...
  • Faith leaders renew call for foster families for immigrants

    Faith leaders renew call for foster families for immigrants
    Maryland religious leaders issued a call for families to offer foster care to immigrant children from Central America as part of an effort to see that unaccompanied minors find shelter in homes rather than in barracks. Faith leaders who met with Gov....