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Hutilar Estate Goes for $28.66 Million
Town of Palm Beach News

The longtime Hulitar estate recorded yesterday at $28.66 million marked the biggest-dollar real estate transaction in the town of Palm Beach since August, according to property records. The sale was first reported by Palm Beach Daily News.  According to Town Hall records, he new owner, whose identity was not available

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Flag Display to Be Held in Palm Beach
Town of Palm Beach News

The Royal Poinciana Way medium in the town of Palm Beach may be covered in hundreds of American flags for Veterans Day weekend later this year, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. The Rotary Club of Palm Bech and Main Street Business Association are seeking a permit

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Plastic Straws May Soon Be Banned in Palm Beach
Town of Palm Beach News

A town-wide ban of single-use plastic straws could soon become a reality in Palm Beach, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. Officials are being advised by town staff to act quickly, citing concern that the Florida Legislature may pass a law pre-empting municipalities from enacting laws banning

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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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April Twelfth Trial Scheduled for Kraft
Town of Palm Beach News

A Tuesday morning hearing involving the charging of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with soliciting a prostitute resulted in a new court date and little other progress, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. The hearing, which took place in Circuit Judge Leonard Hanser’s courtroom, lasted twenty

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Worth Avenue To Be Renamed
Town of Palm Beach News

A recent town referendum that many Palm Beach residents missed on the ballot proposed the renaming of ‘Worth Avenue’ to ‘Affordable Avenue.’ Proponents of the renaming said that they wanted to make sure no one with a lower income felt unwelcome.  “We are all about inclusiveness here in Palm Beach,”

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Revised Town Docks Architectural Plan Approved
Town of Palm Beach News

A month ago, some members of the Palm Beach Architectural Commission criticized architectural plans for the Town Docks, calling the Mediterranean Revival-inspired design thick, heavy, bulky, unaesthetic, too dark, and difficult to construct.  On Wednesday, the commission approved revised plans for the docks presented by Rick Gonzalez of REG Architects,

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Palm Beach Experiencing Rise in Auto Thefts
Town of Palm Beach News

Since December, the usually quiet town of Palm Beach has seen a rash of auto thefts, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. Between 2010 and 2014, annual thefts ranged from three to seven, a number that more than tripled between 2014 and 2015. So far, in the

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Palm Beach Faces Complaints About Seaweed
Town of Palm Beach NewsUncategorized

Lately, beaches in the town of Palm Beach and other South Florida beach towns have been plagued with Sargassum seaweed, resulting in complaints from many Midtown Beach-goers, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. “There are a lot of complains from residents,” Midtown lifeguard Houston Park said on

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Palm Beach to Remove Remains of Boat
Town of Palm Beach News

On Friday, Palm Beach officials said that they would remove the remaining bits of an abandoned boat that has sat unmoved on the beach near President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago since it first washed ashore in January, according to the Palm Beach Daily News. “We could go there with some chainsaws and

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