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UPDATE: SEE VIDEO - All Four Flagler Memorial Bridge Lanes are Open!

By: R. Michael Brown, Civic Association Communication Director -- A brief rain-soaked ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on the new Flagler Memorial [North] Bridge at 9:20 a.m. with Palm Beach Mayor Gail Coniglio, Town Manager Tom Bradford, West Palm Mayor Jeri Muoio, FDOT officials, and local news crews.

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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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In Memoriam: Harold B. Scott, 1918-2017

Harold B. Scott

The Palm Beach Civic Association celebrates the exceptional life and service of Civic Association Chairman Emeritus Harold B. Scott who passed away on June 2, 2017. He was 99 years old.

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Good News about Lake Trail in the Town of Palm Beach

Flagler Bridge Bikepath

A meeting at the Flagler Bridge happened today and Geoffrey Parker, Flagler Bridge senior project engineer assured all parties attending that the new bikepath / walkway that will go under the new bridge will extend and be wider than the current sidewalk that is on the north side of Royal Poinciana Plaza from the bridge to Coconaut Row.

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