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Phoebe

Phoebe has written for online magazines run by some of the biggest regional newspapers, college newspapers, and for various companies. She is most interested in local politics, music, and the 'foodie' scene of Palm Beach.

Modifying The Construction Rules of Palm Beach
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Town of Palm Beach Island contractors are having a hard time these days due to construction-weary residents asking for changes to Town regulations concerning work hours and days. Residents want changes badly, but contractors are of the opinion there are enough restrictions already. Still, the Town of Palm Beach has

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Town of Palm Beach Firefighters May Have Finalized Agreement
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The Town of Palm Beach and its firefighters may have a finalized agreement on compensation and benefits that has been six years in the making. The bargaining meetings began in 2011, when pensions and benefits were cut, sparking mass resignations and creating hiring issues due to lack of competitive pay

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Business Plan Approved for Town of Palm Beach Recreation Center
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The Town Council of Palm Beach has approved the business plan for the recreation center project that continues to fuel heated discussions in the community. On Tuesday, Town of Palm Beach Council Members voted to support the business plan (with 4 votes to support and one vote against). The business plan

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The Mayor of Delray Beach Cary Glickstein will supervise a new hotel project called Palm House. Glickstein has been approved by Palm Beach County Judge Donald Hafele to go forward with the plans. Hafele appointed Mayor of Delray Beach Cary Glickstein in order to help resolve the conflict currently going on amongst

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Unlike most surrounding towns, it is rare to see many taxis driving the streets of the Town of Palm Beach. The lack of car services is due to the fact that the Town only gives out a certain amount of Town of Palm Beach taxi permits. Currently, applications to receive

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LifestyleNews

Sofia Vergara is Heading to Palm Beach for Her Wedding. Modern Family actress Sofia Vergara and “Magic Mike’s” Joe Manganiello were recently spotted at The Breakers resort. While there, vacationers say they were checking out the event spaces, walking on the beach, and enjoying the warm Florida weather. According to Us Weekly, the power couple has set

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NewsPolitics

In the Town of Palm Beach, residents have an opportunity to file at any time for a potential position on the Town Council. There are currently three seats available to run for election in February of 2016. Richard M. Kleid is currently representing Group 1. Penny Townsend holds the seat

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Last Thursday, a porn actor was found guilty of extortion and intent to extort $1.5 million from a Town of Palm Beach business mogul, Donald Burns. The criminal trial began last Tuesday and ended two days later in the afternoon. Teofil Brank, the defendant, now faces six federal charges. According to The Sacramento

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NewsPalm Beach News

This summer, residents at the north end of of Palm Beach will experience a multitude of heavy constructions sites. The town has been fairly quiet during the season in past years, but with water main improvements, underground work, and seawall replacements, North Ocean Blvd is in for a ‘rude awakening.’

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Many residents who live on the Intracoastal have experienced the difficulty of owning a house near the water. In Lake Worth, the shallowness of the waterway makes it extremely complicated to fully enjoy the lagoon. Throughout the past year, Lake Worth has been exploring various options to fix the issue

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