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Stealing iPhone In Boca Is A Bad Idea

Forget the part about iPhone’s having a self-contained tracking app. Forget the part about telephone numbers being assigned to specific phones. And forget the part about serial numbers, and IMEI numbers, proving that a phone’s owner is in fact a phone’s owner. Stealing an iPhone is just a stupid idea. Case in point: Boca Police…

Road Closures and Traffic Problems Through The Weekend

Palm Beach County reports that road widening will keep Old Dixie Highway closed through at least October 9th in the area of Hidden Valley Blvd. Hidden Valley remains open, and traffic is being diverted onto Hidden Valley to US1. Also, on pavement markings will slow traffic on Palmetto Park Road from SR7 to Boca Del…

Notes From Palm Beach County Commissioner Meeting

  Notes from the October 4th Palm Beach County Commissioner’s meeting, courtesy the PBC Communications Department.   Glades Utility Authority – discussed a proposal to have PBC Water Utilities absorb the financially strapped Glades Utility Authority (GUA). Included is a five-year plan to replace/repair worn out pipes and other utility infrastructure throughout the Lake Region. The board authorized…

Get Fingerprinted At Boca Town Center Mall

If you need fingerprinting for employment, concealed weapons permits, adoptions, alcohol/tobacco licensing, or any other reason, the Boca Town Center Mall is an easy stop to make it happen. The City of Boca Raton police department is offering fingerprinting for $15 at its substation near the mall offices behind Crate and Barell and Blue Martini.…

Shannen Doherty Switches Zip Codes To Help Boca Company

Education Connection, an online resource website that helps prospective students find colleges that are ideally suited for their academic and career interests, today announced actress Shannen Doherty as its new spokesperson. Doherty is currently earning her Liberal Arts degree online from a university she found through EducationConnection.com. “We are pleased to introduce Ms. Doherty as…

Boca's Cleaning For Cancer Gets National Attention

When breast cancer patients like Ellen Jacobs of Shelbyville, Kentucky goes through chemotherapy, the last thing they think about is cleaning their homes. “Chemotherapy is like having the worst flu. I would feel like a truck ran over me,” she says. “My bones ache everywhere and I would get very bad headaches. I would get…

Boca Boo Days Scaring Up Fun In October

It may not feel like fall, at least in a northeast or midwest sense of the word, but Boca is the hottest halloween home for horror south of — well, let’s say south of Yamato Road. From Monster Mash at the Swim Center to Halloween in the Hammock at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, you…