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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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President to Visit Palm Beach Easter Weekend
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President Donald Trump is expected to visit Palm Beach for Easter weekend, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. The President is expected to arrive Thursday, based on a Federal Aviation Administration notice on Monday that announced “VIP movement” around Palm Beach from Thursday through Sunday. These notices

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Caristo Appointed Palm Beach Police Chief
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On Friday, Town Manager Kirk Blown appointed Nicholas Caristo, a major who has been acting chief of the Palm Beach Police Department since September, police chief, as first reported by the Palm Beach Daily News. Blouin made the announcement before a standing-room only audience at a department meeting in the

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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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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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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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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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