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Town Will Host Groundbreaking Ceremonies for Undergrounding Project

Town of Palm Beach News Release – The Town of Palm Beach will host Official Groundbreaking Ceremonies for Phase 1 North and Phase 1 South of the Undergrounding of Utilities Project. Both Ceremonies will be held on Friday, August 4, 2017 in the respective equipment staging areas for Phase 1 North and Phase 1 South.

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Testa's Auction: "Almost Everything Sold"

Pieces of Palm Beach history were sold Monday to locals and visitors alike. “This is the end of Testa’s. We’re sorry,” auction house owner Harry Stampler said. “We’re knocking down the building and progress is happening, so raise your hands and wave your paddles.”

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One Flagler Waterfront Tower Plan Hearing

City of West Palm Beach staff presented its plan to redo zoning for the proposed 25-story building, known as the One Flager project, at the First Church of Christ Scientist site.

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Algae Blooms Detected on Lake Okeechobee

How do you know there’s an algae bloom on Lake Okeechobee?  Look at the calendar. Those familiar with the area will tell you that if it’s summer, there’s a good chance there’s an algae bloom somewhere on the Big O.

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UPDATE 7-14-2017: We Got Soaked & Jolted

Tropical Depression 4

The former Tropical Depression 4 dumped record rains in South Florida. The Palm Beach area received 1.91 inches on Wednesday. The average for that date is usually 0.19 inches.

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Zika Now: A Civic Association In-Depth Report

Zika Virus Florida Update

By Michele Dargan, Special for the Civic Association -- Seeing the proactive approach Palm Beach has taken to reduce the mosquito population that transmits the Zika virus, healthcare attorney Judy Goodman wants to share the town’s plan with other communities.

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Water 2070, Mapping Florida’s Future

Statewide 2070 trends

One of the biggest issues facing Florida today is the availability of sufficient water to meet the needs of people, agriculture, and the environment. A growing population makes the historic competition between users even more intense.

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