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Palm Beach County home prices and sales rebound in October

Sales of Palm Beach County single-family homes increased 19 percent in October from last year, with prices growing 2 percent, according to a report released this morning by the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches. 204 more words

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Palm Beach County commissioners in Tampa for conference

Five Palm Beach County Commissioners are in Tampa attending the Florida Association of Counties’ annual legislative conference.

Meeting with their counterparts from many of Florida’s other 66 counties are Palm Beach County Mayor Shelley Vana and commissioners Paulette Burdick, Priscilla Taylor, Mary Lou Berger and Melissa McKinlay. 45 more words

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90-year-old sells Boynton home, bank continues foreclosure

A 90-year-old man is facing foreclosure on a Boynton Beach home he no longer owns after his lender gave him the wrong mortgage payoff amount. 440 more words

Should Palm Beach County raise the hotel tourist tax to promote more tourism?

Just say no.

That’s the advice for Palm Beach County commissioners regarding a proposed increase in the tax on hotel rooms and home rentals of less than six months, or the so-called “bed tax.” 464 more words


Transgender Day of Remembrance

Within the past few years, public figures like Chaz Bono, Carmen Carrera, Laverne Cox, and Janet Mock  have brought the transgender community to the forefront of mainstream media. 231 more words


Places to go to: Shaffer’s Tea Room

I love this place. I have only been twice but am planning on going a lot more often if/when time permits. They have a large selection of teas, some pretty legit coffee, baked goods for all types of eating lifestyles, and (based on people’s comments) delicious food. 40 more words


Volunteer or not

Volunteering is important for many reasons but the reality is that lots of people ask themselves this question: “What is in it for me to volunteer my time and energy?” In my personal experience volunteering allowed me to be part of a group of respected, well meaning people who help the community. 407 more words