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West Palm Beach Man Arrested On DUI Charge
Town of Palm Beach News

On Sunday, June 2, Palm Beach police charged a 46-year-old man with driving under the influence after they observed him driving the wrong way down a one way street, according to a police report. The story was first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. According to the police report,

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High Risk for Rip Currents This Weekend
Town of Palm Beach News

Due to east winds gusting to more than 25 mph, the National Weather Service is warning of a high risk of rip currents during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. An area of high pressure is setting up over the southeast U.S.

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Public Safety Officials Update Town of Palm Beach
Town of Palm Beach News

A few years ago, an elderly Palm Beach woman disappeared from her condo. A fellow resident became suspicious and called the police, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News.  If it hadn’t been for that resident, police wouldn’t have learned that the 95-year-old woman’s neighbors had rented out

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Objections Raised About Firework Show Donation
Town of Palm Beach News

One member of Palm Beach’s Architectural Commission has raised objections to a request made by West Palm Beach for a $12,000 donation toward the cost of this year’s July 4 fireworks display, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News.  Town Manager Kirk Blouin, meanwhile, is recommending the Palm

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Riviera Beach Yacht Catches on Fire
Town of Palm Beach News

On Tuesday, a fire near the Port of Palm Beach gutted a yacht docked at the Riviera Beach marina. The Florida State Fire Marshal said Wednesday that there was no indication of foul play, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News.  The fire burned for almost 24 hours

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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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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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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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Seaweed Epidemic in Palm Beach County
Town of Palm Beach News

The past few weeks have brought unusual amounts of seaweed to Palm Beach County’s shores, unfortunately arriving during the peak of tourist season in the South Florida county, as first reported by Palm Beach Daily News. Oceanographers at the University of South Florida warned in late January that easterly winds

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