New cleanup initiatives flow from Boca’s Office of Sustainability

By: Dale King Many new initiatives are coming out of the Boca Raton Office of Sustainability, headed by Sustainability Manager Lindsey Nieratka. These initiatives are all products of the city’s Sustainability Action Plan released in 2019. The plan included recommendations to conduct a variety of assessments to create baselines to determine More...

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By Gillian Manning On Thursday, June 24th, 2021
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City Manager addresses concerns over street racing

City Manager Leif Ahnell The Boca Raton Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is tasked with making the downtown area enjoyable for residents and visitors. During a June 7 meeting, one member of the public asked More...

By Kathryn Hubbard On Monday, June 21st, 2021
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Flossy’s statue to glimmer in the sun after restoration project

The Flossy fountain statue at Mizner Park Amphitheater is currently undergoing repairs to fix leaks and improve electrical work. The fountain’s base is located directly in front of the amphitheater, but More...

By Gillian Manning On Friday, June 18th, 2021
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Possible amendment to downtown development plan

The Planning and Zoning Board on June 17. An amendment was proposed to the Boca Raton Planning and Zoning Board. The amendment (AM-21-04) would affect the Downtown Development of Regional Impact (DDRI) Development More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, June 11th, 2021
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New proposed Pine Crest structure approved with minor changes

By: Dale King After the Planning and Zoning Board and city staff both gave Pine Crest School’s plan their approval, the City Council followed suit Tuesday night by approving the proposal on a unanimous 5-0 More...

By Bocatribune On Friday, June 11th, 2021
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Boca City Council bans some plastics at outdoor events

By: Dale King The Boca Raton City Council this week approved an ordinance banning the use or sale of “polystyrene foam products, balloons and confetti in city facilities, on city property and in city rights More...

By Kathryn Hubbard On Tuesday, May 4th, 2021
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Boca Raton Lifts Mask Mandate

Today, the City of Boca Raton confirmed that they would follow Palm Beach County and lift the mask mandate after Governor Ron DeSantis issued an executive order suspending all local coronavirus mandates. DeSantis More...

By Kathryn Hubbard On Saturday, May 1st, 2021
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Boca Raton City Council discusses Boca Bash safety concerns

Earlier this week during the Boca Raton City Council meeting, council members discussed their concerns about Boca Bash and what the city can do for future events. Boca Bash took place Apr. 25 after a hiatus More...

By Bocatribune On Monday, April 26th, 2021
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House District 20 voters to choose successor to late U.S. Rep. Hastings

By: Dale King Voters in Florida’s 20th Congressional District will get the chance, at a future, yet-unspecified date, to elect a successor to the late U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, the powerful liberal Democratic More...

By Kathryn Hubbard On Saturday, April 17th, 2021
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Andy Thomson Runs Against Trash

In 2021, City Council member Andy Thomson has made it his goal to run all 475 miles of Boca Raton to collaborate with legislators on ideas to make the city cleaner. Thomson’s Run the City initiative idea began More...