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  • 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...
  • Open seat in District 96 attracts two experienced candidates

    Open seat in District 96 attracts two experienced candidates
    Democratic voters in northwest Broward County will choose between Kristin Jacobs and Steve Perman. Both candidates may be familiar names to voters. Jacobs is term-limited out of her long-time home on the Broward County Commission. Perman, a one-time...
  • Broward Republicans turn to Fox News commentator for fundraising aid

    Broward Republicans turn to Fox News commentator for fundraising aid
    After failing to land a potential presidential candidate to juice up ticket sales, Broward Republicans are turning to a Fox News Channel personality to help them raise money. The county party is depending on its Lincoln Day dinner to generate cash to...
  • Boynton officer accused of downloading porn reinstated, allowed to retire

    Boynton officer accused of downloading porn reinstated, allowed to retire
    A Boynton Beach police officer fired last year for downloading porn on his city computer will collect more than $90,000 in back pay after an arbitrator ruled he be reinstated and allowed to retire. Sgt. Frank Ranzie, who was fired in May 2013, returned...
  • Property taxes on the rise in Boynton

    Property taxes on the rise in Boynton
    Homeowners will soon be paying more to live in Boynton Beach. Thanks to the rising property values and increasing assessments for fire rescue, residents will be dishing out a few extra dollars a year when the changes take effect in October. On Tuesday,...
  • Pension, health care costs rising in Boynton Beach

    Pension, health care costs rising in Boynton Beach
    Rising pension and health care fees are costing Boynton Beach. City officials expect that this year's general fund will increase by about $2 million, from $71.3 million last year to $73.3 million this year. The increase is partially due to rising health...