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  • 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...
  • Cheered by Bill Clinton, Florida Democrats see victory ahead

    Cheered by Bill Clinton, Florida Democrats see victory ahead
    – Former President Bill Clinton cheered Florida Democrats on Saturday with recollections of the economic boom times during his presidency — and the hope his party will prevail in 2014 and beyond. To make that a reality, he helped the state's...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Same-sex marriage is issue in Florida courts and on campaign trail

    Same-sex marriage is issue in Florida courts and on campaign trail
    Florida's ban on same-sex marriage is under attack in multiple courtrooms, a fight that's spilling out onto the 2014 campaign trail. Advocates of same-sex marriage are convinced it's a matter of when — not if — gay marriage becomes legal...
  • 5 School Board members draw challengers

    Broward's School Board could possibly be all-female no more. Nearly every School Board member up for re-election this year will face challengers. Friday marked the last day for candidates to qualify to run, with six of the board's nine seats up for...
  • 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...
  • Boynton agency chooses developer for Ocean Breeze East

    Boynton agency chooses developer for Ocean Breeze East
    Change is on the way for the desolate downtown area known as the Heart of Boynton. On Monday, in a special meeting, the Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency approved a developer for Ocean Breeze East — a key development city officials...
  • Boynton to have initial vote on final budget

    Residents can chime in on Boynton Beach's proposed $188 million budget on Wednesday. The city has rescheduled its regular Tuesday meeting to Wednesday so city officials and residents can discuss the city's proposed budget, which is up $4 million from...
  • 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....