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Haynie Gets a Reprimand, Price/Fazio Get a Golf Course, and More News and Notes From Boca and Delray
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Haynie Gets a Reprimand, Price/Fazio Get a Golf Course, and More News and Notes From Boca and Delray

News Item 1: Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie has received a reprimand and a $500 fine—the maximum—from the Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics. The punishment relates to votes she cast involving James Batmasian, the city’s largest private landowner. News Item 2: Haynie remains in the race for Seat 4 on the Palm Beach County […]
Big Gift for BRRH, Crocker Sues City and Buys Innovation Center, Updates on Delray CRA, Brightline, Ocean Breeze and More
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Big Gift for BRRH, Crocker Sues City and Buys Innovation Center, Updates on Delray CRA, Brightline, Ocean Breeze and More

We have much to report, but first: The Elaine J. Wold and the Bay Branch Foundation have donated $25 million to Boca Raton Regional Hospital. The gift will name the seven-story Gloria Drummond patient tower that is part of the hospital’s $260 million capital improvement program. Ms. Wold is a longtime Boca Regional donor. According […]
Boca Looks at its Stance on Gun Laws, the Delray CRA Challenge, and More Notes from Boca and Delray
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Boca Looks at its Stance on Gun Laws, the Delray CRA Challenge, and More Notes from Boca and Delray

Since the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting, we have heard much in Boca Raton and Delray Beach about gun violence and school safety. But will any of that outrage lead to change? An indication should come tonight. Before the Boca Raton City Council is an resolution to join the city of Weston in its lawsuit against […]
New Delray Commission Takes Over CRA Board at First Meeting and Other City Business Notes
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New Delray Commission Takes Over CRA Board at First Meeting and Other City Business Notes

In one way, the Delray Beach City Commission’s vote Tuesday night to take over the community redevelopment agency should not have come as a surprise. Last year, a takeover failed by just one vote. Last summer, the commission appointed four board members—a majority—after stating repeatedly that the commission wanted more progress on West Atlantic Avenue […]
Post Office Blues, Boca Politics Up and Running, and Other Notes From Boca and Delray
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Post Office Blues, Boca Politics Up and Running, and Other Notes From Boca and Delray

Anyone who attended Thursday’s meeting at the Boca Raton Community Center Annex would have left wondering how the mail gets delivered at all. Officials of the U.S. Postal Service called the meeting to discuss the downtown post office, across Second Avenue from Mizner Park. The agency notified the city in February that it might move […]
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