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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.

Underground Utilities Task Force Says No to Fiber
Town of Palm Beach News

The Underground Utilities Task Force, the advisory committee to the Town of Palm Beach, has voted against advising the town to expend $3.8 million for laying mainline conduit for housing the fiber-optic systems, citing unjustification for use of taxpayer money and the project’s low-prioritization level, in weighing Town financial obligations.

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Temporary Bridge Opening Limits During President Trump Visits
Town of Palm Beach News

A public notice will be issued by the U.S. Coast Guard regarding upcoming plans to temporarily limit Bridge openings during presidential visits. During weekday afternoons, beginning September 1 through February 27, Flagler Memorial and Royal Park Bridges will open only once hourly, when President Trump is in town. Southern Boulevard

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Worth Avenue Real Estate Magnates to Divorce After 67 Years
Town of Palm Beach LifestyleTown of Palm Beach News

After being married for nearly seven decades, the thought of divorce would seem unimaginable to many. However, for Lucille Handlesman and her husband of 67 years, Burt Handlesman, the unimaginable is now a reality. Prior to Lucille Handlesman filing for divorce, it is safe to say that along with her

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Segway Accident Near Society of the Four Arts
Town of Palm Beach News

A 52-year old woman was rushed to St. Mary’s Medical Center the other day after falling off a segway vehicle near The Society of the Four Arts. The woman was reportedly a part of the Palm Beach Segway Tours, which regularly conducts group tours that begin downtown on Clematis Street, across

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Palm Beach Town Council Approves New Beach Access Agreements
Town of Palm Beach News

The Town of Palm Beach will begin a new process in regulating public beach access pathways, in order maintain control. Any residents with the intentions of upgrading walkways in front of their properties, will have to gain approval from neighboring residents and then enter into an agreement with the Town

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Mayor Gail Coniglio Presents Scholarships to Town Employee Children
Town of Palm Beach News

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
Town of Palm Beach News

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
Town of Palm Beach LifestyleTown of Palm Beach News

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
Town of Palm Beach News

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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How Much Will President Trump's Visits Cost Palm Beach
Town of Palm Beach News

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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