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Lake Worth targets blight in Royal Poinciana neighborhood

By Lona O'Connor - Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

With a baby on her hip, Yolanda Vasquez shyly approached the podium at the Sept. 3 city commission meeting.

“I live in District 1, in Royal Poinciana,” Vasquez said. “There is a real lack of safety. There’s not enough lighting, and you know what’s hanging around. Houses have been invaded, there are hit and runs, robberies and drug dealing. A lot of it has to do with insufficient lighting. Keep us in mind.”

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