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BREAKING: Car smashes into McDonald’s west of Boynton
 A car smashed into the back of a McDonald’s west of Boynton Beach. Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies were at the scene at Military Trail and Boynton Beach Boulevard and had left by 4:45 p.m. Sheriff’s spokeswoman Teri Barbera did not have details of how the car went through the glass windows of the building. She said...

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A car smashed into the back of a McDonald’s west of Boynton Beach. Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies were at the scene at Military Trail and Boynton Beach Boulevard and had left by 4:45 p.m. Sheriff’s spokeswoman Teri Barbera did not have details of how the car went through the glass windows of the building. She said...
Group proposes gated community of apartments at old A.G. Holley site
 A gated community of 360 apartments could be the first phase of the residential section of the incoming 
               Water Tower Commons
             development at the former A.G. Holley State Hospital site. The apartments would be 1-,2- and 3-bedrooms and would range in size from 694 to 1,268 square feet, according to Lantana documents...

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A gated community of 360 apartments could be the first phase of the residential section of the incoming Water Tower Commons development at the former A.G. Holley State Hospital site. The apartments would be 1-,2- and 3-bedrooms and would range in size from 694 to 1,268 square feet, according to Lantana documents...
Boynton towing issues: City loses car involved in 2016 attack on woman
 Joseph Costa pushed his girlfriend to the ground and jumped into his blue 2011 Chevy Cruze. He revved the engine, backed the car up and drove over her. He drove forward, dragging the woman under the car, witnesses told 
               Boynton Beach
             police. Officers had Costa in cuffs, and an attempted murder case. But about two...

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Joseph Costa pushed his girlfriend to the ground and jumped into his blue 2011 Chevy Cruze. He revved the engine, backed the car up and drove over her. He drove forward, dragging the woman under the car, witnesses told Boynton Beach police. Officers had Costa in cuffs, and an attempted murder case. But about two...
Brightline train accident 911 call: Cyclist didn’t stop for train
 Two 911 calls reporting Wednesday’s 
               fatal Brightline train accident
             were released Friday by Boynton Beach Police. One call is from a witness and the second is from a Florida East Coast Railway dispatcher. A northbound Brightline train struck and killed Jeffrey King, 51, at Ocean Avenue. The witness, who...

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Two 911 calls reporting Wednesday’s fatal Brightline train accident were released Friday by Boynton Beach Police. One call is from a witness and the second is from a Florida East Coast Railway dispatcher. A northbound Brightline train struck and killed Jeffrey King, 51, at Ocean Avenue. The witness, who...
NEW: After multiple train deaths, a call for action and education
 A growing chorus of local leaders on Thursday said more must be done to warn the public about the danger of ignoring railroad safety gates after two people were struck and killed by Brightline trains in less than a week. But despite mounting concern over the deaths, it was unclear late Thursday who would lead such a public awareness campaign...

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A growing chorus of local leaders on Thursday said more must be done to warn the public about the danger of ignoring railroad safety gates after two people were struck and killed by Brightline trains in less than a week. But despite mounting concern over the deaths, it was unclear late Thursday who would lead such a public awareness campaign...
UPDATE: Man, 51, riding bike killed by Brightline train in Boynton
 UPDATE, 9:53 p.m.: Boynton Beach police say Jeffrey King was headed westbound on Ocean Avenue when he pedaled the bicycle around the gates near the Florida East Coast Railway crossing at Ocean Avenue about 4:30 p.m. He was struck and killed by a northbound Brightline train. City officials told Casello the man “wasn’t even...

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UPDATE, 9:53 p.m.: Boynton Beach police say Jeffrey King was headed westbound on Ocean Avenue when he pedaled the bicycle around the gates near the Florida East Coast Railway crossing at Ocean Avenue about 4:30 p.m. He was struck and killed by a northbound Brightline train. City officials told Casello the man “wasn’t even...
Boynton Police investigating string of shootings that may be connected
 Simon Pierre’s three daughters thought the noises were fireworks. But then a bullet hit one of the front windows. “Get down!” Pierre’s wife, Marlene Guerrier, screamed Tuesday night. The couple’s 10-year-old daughter was doing back flips on the black L-shaped couch beside the window and if she hadn’t moved...

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Simon Pierre’s three daughters thought the noises were fireworks. But then a bullet hit one of the front windows. “Get down!” Pierre’s wife, Marlene Guerrier, screamed Tuesday night. The couple’s 10-year-old daughter was doing back flips on the black L-shaped couch beside the window and if she hadn’t moved...
UPDATE: Police say man pedaled around closed train gates before death
 A Brightline train struck and killed a bicyclist on Wednesday afternoon, marking the second fatal accident involving the highly-anticipated passenger service in less than a week — both in Boynton Beach. In the hours after Wednesday’s accident, Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Florida, called on federal transportation officials to investigate...

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A Brightline train struck and killed a bicyclist on Wednesday afternoon, marking the second fatal accident involving the highly-anticipated passenger service in less than a week — both in Boynton Beach. In the hours after Wednesday’s accident, Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Florida, called on federal transportation officials to investigate...
Boynton library gives residents a chance to earn high school diploma
 Craig Clark found a way to stand up for 
               Boynton Beach
             residents after a veto from Gov. Rick Scott. Boynton Beach’s library
             was one of about 20 statewide to offer residents a chance to obtain their high school diploma through the Career Online High School. It is an accredited, online, private...

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Craig Clark found a way to stand up for Boynton Beach residents after a veto from Gov. Rick Scott. Boynton Beach’s library was one of about 20 statewide to offer residents a chance to obtain their high school diploma through the Career Online High School. It is an accredited, online, private...
UPDATE: Woman killed by Brightline train was with man who made it across
 Melissa Lavell, 32, was with a friend Friday night when they tried to beat a Brightline train, and only he made it safely across, according to a Boynton Beach Police report released Wednesday. As the train approached the crossing at Northeast Sixth Avenue, Brightline engineers Willis Matousek and Geoffrey Kepka saw a man and woman...

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Melissa Lavell, 32, was with a friend Friday night when they tried to beat a Brightline train, and only he made it safely across, according to a Boynton Beach Police report released Wednesday. As the train approached the crossing at Northeast Sixth Avenue, Brightline engineers Willis Matousek and Geoffrey Kepka saw a man and woman...
New Boynton waterfront community to unveil $77,000 public art
 The new 
               Casa Del Mar
             residential community will unveil its $77,756 public art piece called “Emerging Mangrove” this week. Incorporating public art is a city requirement for new developments. Developers are expected to put aside 1 percent of the construction value. Of that, 70 percent goes to paying...

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The new Casa Del Mar residential community will unveil its $77,756 public art piece called “Emerging Mangrove” this week. Incorporating public art is a city requirement for new developments. Developers are expected to put aside 1 percent of the construction value. Of that, 70 percent goes to paying...
PBC fire rescue chief resigns amid sexual harassment mishandling
 Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Chief Jeff Collins is resigning amid allegations of sexual harrassment in his department, Palm Beach County Mayor Melissa McKinlay told The Palm Beach Post. McKinlay said Collins submitted his resignation Friday, and it is effective next week. She did not have an exact date. Palm Beach County Administrator...

Posted: 8 days ago

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Chief Jeff Collins is resigning amid allegations of sexual harrassment in his department, Palm Beach County Mayor Melissa McKinlay told The Palm Beach Post. McKinlay said Collins submitted his resignation Friday, and it is effective next week. She did not have an exact date. Palm Beach County Administrator...
Happy rails to you: Brightline high-speed trains roll into action
 Over, almost before it began. That’s how it felt as Brightline’s first train  pulled into Fort Lauderdale, a quick 35 minutes after rolling out of downtown West Palm Beach. Barely had the seat-back trays come down, laptops opened, Wifi connected and snack-and-beverage cart made the rounds, then the destination city skyline came...

Posted: 8 days ago

Over, almost before it began. That’s how it felt as Brightline’s first train pulled into Fort Lauderdale, a quick 35 minutes after rolling out of downtown West Palm Beach. Barely had the seat-back trays come down, laptops opened, Wifi connected and snack-and-beverage cart made the rounds, then the destination city skyline came...
UPDATE: Boynton Beach Police identify woman fatally struck by Brightline train 
 UPDATE 9:10 a.m.: Boynton Beach Police said Melissa Lavell, 32, was fatally struck by the Brightline train Friday night.  Witnesses told police that Lavell appeared to be crossing the tracks after the guard rails were in the down position in an attempt to make it across before the train came.  The train was traveling north on the...

Posted: 9 days ago

UPDATE 9:10 a.m.: Boynton Beach Police said Melissa Lavell, 32, was fatally struck by the Brightline train Friday night.  Witnesses told police that Lavell appeared to be crossing the tracks after the guard rails were in the down position in an attempt to make it across before the train came.  The train was traveling north on the...
BREAKING: Police investigating after body found at Jupiter Inlet
 Town Police are conducting a death investigation after a body was found at the Jupiter Inlet, a spokesman said.  Police were called to the inlet at about 6:15 a.m., said police spokesman Officer Adam Brown.  He said it does not appear foul play was involved.

Posted: 9 days ago

Town Police are conducting a death investigation after a body was found at the Jupiter Inlet, a spokesman said.  Police were called to the inlet at about 6:15 a.m., said police spokesman Officer Adam Brown.  He said it does not appear foul play was involved.
Boynton YMCA community helping instructor who has esophagus cancer
 A group of women who like to keep fit by taking water aerobics classes at the local YMCA have joined together to support someone who never fails to do the same for them: Terri Baldwin, their fitness instructor. Baldwin has cancer — a tumor in her esophagus. She’s endured radiation and chemotherapy treatments. If those don&rsquo...

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A group of women who like to keep fit by taking water aerobics classes at the local YMCA have joined together to support someone who never fails to do the same for them: Terri Baldwin, their fitness instructor. Baldwin has cancer — a tumor in her esophagus. She’s endured radiation and chemotherapy treatments. If those don&rsquo...
Is it working? Boynton’s four-month red-light camera numbers are in
 The first quarterly report since 
               Boynton Beach
            ’s city leaders reinstated the red-light camera program is in. The big takeaway: 9,022 red lights run compared to the 6,144 for the same time period the year before when cameras were also used. That’s a 47 percent increase. But what that increase means...

Posted: 9 days ago

The first quarterly report since Boynton Beach ’s city leaders reinstated the red-light camera program is in. The big takeaway: 9,022 red lights run compared to the 6,144 for the same time period the year before when cameras were also used. That’s a 47 percent increase. But what that increase means...
UPDATE: State to rework Hypoluxo Road bridge over Florida’s Turnpike
 Some good news on the plans to reconstruct the 
               Hypoluxo Road
             bridge over Florida’s Turnpike: Officials say they don’t expect to ever close all lanes of travel. Instead, one lane in each direction will remain open during construction, said Fiorella Teodista, a construction public information officer...

Posted: 10 days ago

Some good news on the plans to reconstruct the Hypoluxo Road bridge over Florida’s Turnpike: Officials say they don’t expect to ever close all lanes of travel. Instead, one lane in each direction will remain open during construction, said Fiorella Teodista, a construction public information officer...
Lantana-area Sam’s Club closing; 191 will lose their jobs
 Nearly 200 employees of Sam’s Club near Lantana learned Thursday the location will close by the end of January as part of a larger “strategy” that includes the shuttering more than 60 stores nationwide. The West Palm Beach store at 4295 45th St. appears to have survived the cuts. While the Lantana store closed Thursday and...

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Nearly 200 employees of Sam’s Club near Lantana learned Thursday the location will close by the end of January as part of a larger “strategy” that includes the shuttering more than 60 stores nationwide. The West Palm Beach store at 4295 45th St. appears to have survived the cuts. While the Lantana store closed Thursday and...
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