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Palm Beach Makes Hurricane Safety Improvements
Town of Palm Beach News

Palm Beach is implementing new programs and technology in advance of the 2019 hurricane season as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. The 2019 hurricane season will officially begin on June 1 and run until Nov. 30. The new programs are meant to create a smoother post-storm process. 

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Council Increases Public-Safety Employee Pay
Town of Palm Beach News

Last week, the Palm Beach Town Council took action to make the pay of police and firefighters in the town of Palm Beach competitive with neighboring municipalities, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. Last Tuesday the council decided to position public safety workers’ salary ranges at the

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Palm Beach Working to Simplify Permit Process
Town of Palm Beach News

Staff in the Palm Beach Planning, Zoning, and Building Department have been rolling out small changes to building permits since late last year, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. The department hopes to simplify the permitting process for renovations to make the affair less time-consuming for business

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Gun Rights Activist Speaks At Town Council Meeting
Town of Palm Beach News

Tuesday’s Town Council meeting in the Town of Palm Beach got off to a tense start when a Port St. Lucie gun rights activist hit back at town officials who earlier criticized the pro-gun group Florida Carry, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. “Myself and others educate,

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Employee Pay, Town Docks on Yesterday's Agenda
Town of Palm Beach News

Yesterday’s Town Council meeting was scheduled to have included discussion on ways to boost employee pay and benefits, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. The Town of Palm Beach is attempting to become more competitive with other public employers in Palm Beach County. High employee turnover—especially among

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Custom Home on North End Sells for $11.6 Million
Town of Palm Beach News

A deed recorded Monday showed that Jim McCann, longtime Palm Beach Island real estate agent, and his wife, Sara, an interior designer, sold the custom home they built on Palm Beach’s North End ten years ago, for $11.6 million. The sale was first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News.

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Photographer Spending April on Worth Avenue
Town of Palm Beach News

Since April 1, a photographer by the name of Casey Derrenger has been spending his days on Worth Avenue in Palm Beach, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. Derrenger takes photos—mostly scenery, some imagery—on his cell phone, but he is saving up for a professional camera. He

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Storms Forecast Friday in Palm Beach County
Town of Palm Beach News

Several showers and storms are forecast for this Friday into Friday night, along with a strong cold front that is excepted to sweep through the state followed by drier air, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. All of Florida is at risk for some severe weather with

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Palm Beach Couple Find Brick of Cocaine on Beach
Town of Palm Beach News

On April 2, after enjoying dinner at the Flager Steakhouse, Anderson Ohman said he and his girlfriend decided to walk back to their home in Palm Beach, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News.  The couple walked barefoot on the beach near Atlantic Avenue and North Ocean Boulevard,

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Aggressive Sales Tactics Plague Worth Avenue
Town of Palm Beach News

Despite a ban in February, aggressive sales tactics have continued to plague shoppers on Palm Beach’s Worth Avenue, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. Palm Beach police have reported issuing two violations since the ordinance went into the effect: one to Lavier and one to Tresor Rare.

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