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Jess specializes in local news coverage. She is a hands on reporter attending every event and meeting she can in the community.

Mayor Gail Coniglio Presents Scholarships to Town Employee Children
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22 scholarships have been presented to the sons and daughters of town employees by Mayor Gail Coniglio recently. One scholarship was co-sponsored by the Citizens’ Association of Palm Beach and Palm Beach Civic Association, and the other by the Palm Beach Country Club. During the Town Council meeting on Tuesday

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Town of Palm Beach Loses Battle Against State Regarding Uber
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The Town of Palm Beach has lost a battle against the State of Florida when it comes to home rule authority, regarding transportation. Uber and Lyft are among transportation network companies that cannot be regulated by local governments, in accordance with the bill recently adopted by the Florida Legislature which prohibits

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New Palm Beach Civic Association Directors Announced
LifestyleNews

Last week, on a day with an almost perfect climate for honoring people of service, the Palm Beach Civic Association held their annual event at the Flagler Museum. A nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, The Palm Beach Civic Association has more than 2,000 individual members. The notable engagement consisted of a host of speakers,

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Town Manager Tom Bradford Gets His Goals From Town Council
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Having received positive reviews for his performance thus far, Town Manager Tom Bradford has officially been given his priorities for the upcoming year by elected officials. The staff is responsible for suggesting the goals for the year, while Mayor Gail Coniglio and Town Council members can contribute individually. The goals

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Winter White House To Become Weekend White House in Palm Beach
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It seems that Donald Trump likes his Winter White House so much it’s bound to become his Weekend White House. President Trump visited his Palm Beach estate for the second time in two weeks recently, and, of course, he does not come alone – media hordes along with secret service

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Julie Araskog Wins Town of Palm Beach Town Council Election
NewsPolitics

Julie Araskog Wins Town of Palm Beach Town Council Election. Martin Klein, zoning board Chairman, was defeated in the race for the Town Council seat by Julie Araskog, a political newcomer. This is the second time Klein was defeated in a Town Council seat race – previously it happened in

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$17 Million Midtown Sand Nourishment Project Washed Away
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There hasn’t been much of a beach in the Town of Palm Beach for Midtown beachgoers to visit in the past several weeks. Beach erosion was caused by rough conditions and crashing waves throughout the Midtown area, from The Breakers to south of Gulfstream Road. Gone is the wide sandy beach that

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A Leaf Blower Ban Possibly Coming to Palm Beach
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Town of Palm Beach residents may soon not see (or hear) leaf blowers anymore, as a leaf blower ban has been recommended by the Town’s Ordinances, Rules and Standards Committee. Bobbie Lindsay and Danielle Moore said the decision has gained a lot of support in the past few months due

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Presidential Visits With Palm Beach Season Coming to an End
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Residents of The Town of Palm Beach will soon be hearing the sound of rotors spinning around for at least the next 4 years. President-elect Trump’s $7 million dollar helicopter is now allowed to take off and land at Mar-a-Lago Club when he’s in town. This was approved by the

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Wilbur Ross Jr. Tapped by Donald Trump as Commerce Secretary
NewsPolitics

Wilbur Ross Jr. is set to serve in the executive branch after being tapped by Donald Trump, the President-elect, as commerce secretary. The 79-year-old billionaire and a part-time Palm Beacher stated that he received official word of the selection when he met with Trump in New York on Tuesday. He

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