Boca Raton Category
Neighborhood opposition has two city boards studying whether to join state, county effort
— An effort to clear canoe trails so that paddlers can glide through Lake Wyman’s mangroves as they did 10 years ago is in danger of running aground.
State education commissioner defends test after high failure rate on writing exam
The state needs to limit the importance of the FCAT because the high-stakes exams fail to measure critical thinking skills, are not a good predictor of academic success and are stressing out teachers and students, a group of parents told the state’s education commissioner on Friday.
Even if it’s focused on a ball stuck in a depression
Pro golfer Corey Pavin hit an amazing shot that helped him win the Allianz Champsionship in Boca Raton in Feb. 12, and the city is still happily reaping the benefits.
Friends of Gumbo Limbo’s campaign key to fill marine habitat tanks
Friday’s debut of new sea tanks showcasing different marine life habitats at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center also represented some heavy lifting — the biggest effort yet — from the center’s auxiliary arm.
Police arrested three people following a string of burglaries at a LA Fitness gym in the 4900 block of Technology Way Thursday afternoon, police said.
Longtime employee at your service at Best Wishes of Boca
Best Wishes of Boca has been doing business in the same location, at the Fifth Avenue Shops on Federal Highway in Boca Raton , for more than 40 years. It’s a testament to quality customer service, says Robert Glassberg, store manager for the past 18 years.
Residents of 17 apartments were temporarily evacuated Thursday night when a fire broke out inside one of the units, authorities said.
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Volen Center plans to expand senior shuttle-bus service
A transportation service for older adults who no longer drive or who want to limit their driving plans to expand its service in the next few months.
Colorful cardboard boxes, decorated by children with markers and their favorite crafts, are finding their way to schools, religious congregations and community centers across the country, thanks to a middle-of-the-night brainstorm by Mark Wasserman.