Friday, August 23, 2019

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Back To School: New Campuses, Under-crowding and School Grades

Palm Beach County public schools open on Monday. Meanwhile, the many upgrades to Boca Raton’s public school system are on schedule.

IPIC Declares Bankruptcy, and Brightline Meeting Ends With Scarce Details

IPIC declared bankruptcy on Monday amid a general market rout caused by President Donald Trump’s trade war with China. It’s too...

The Wait is Over: Camino Real Bridge Opens Tuesday

The Camino Real Bridge in Boca Raton finally is scheduled to open at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Palm Beach...

Two Delray Pharmacies Top Opioid Recipients, and What About IPIC?

During the height of the opioid crisis, two pharmacies in Delray Beach received more prescription pain pills than any others in Palm...

And Then There Were 5: Delray Winnowing Down List of City Managers

Update: After deadline for this post, I learned that there now are just three candidates for the city manager's job. According...

A Showdown Over Boca National, and the City Loses and Gains a Lawsuit

The proposed Boca National golf course has become a showdown. At its meeting Tuesday night, the city council...
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Brightline: Is Boca on Board?

Pardon the pun, but there’s no other way to put it: Boca Raton has put a Brightline station on the fast...

Brightline Lays Out Proposal for Boca Raton Station

On Friday, Boca Raton received a letter from Virgin Trains USA (VTUSA)—better known as Brightline—detailing the company’s proposal for a station...

Will Brightline Make Boca an Offer?

After a six-week break because of the summer schedule, the Boca Raton City Council meets Monday and Tuesday. The council will be...

Delray Schools Do Not Make the Grade(s), Alina Moves Forward, and a Tennis Star...

School grades in Florida mean nothing. And they mean everything. The public school grading system is...
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