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HURRICANE IRMA: Hey FPL — Boca Square Still Needs Power

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Hey FPL. Our readers in Boca Square would like power back as soon as possible. Without power since Sunday morning, homeowners are emailing us that they’d really like power back. They’re tired of living in the dark and in the heat. We can’t blame them. There’s no reason that a…

HURRICANE IRMA: FPL — BOCA CHASE IS ASKING FOR HELP

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — No sooner did we ask for a list of still dark communities than our readers from Boca Chase responded. This is a lovely community on 441 just south of Clint Moore on the west side. Incredibly, it is just south of the District 7 PBSO substation. Wrote one reader: “we’ve…

HURRICANE IRMA: Palm Beach County, Courts Open Thursday

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Palm Beach County) –County offices will open Thursday. All courthouses will be fully operational, including holding court events, on Thursday and Friday of this week (September 14th and September 15th). The Palm Beach County School District will be opening 27 schools tomorrow and Friday to serve breakfasts and lunches to…

HURRICANE IRMA: Reduce Water Use Update Wednesday Night

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Palm Beach County) –Customers of Palm Beach County Water Utilities are asked to limit draining or flushing water into the sanitary system until FPL has fully restored power to the county. This includes bathing, toilet flushing, dish washing and running any kind of water down drains. Anyone who experiences an…

HURRICANE IRMA: Trash Collection Update Wednesday Night

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com)(Source: Palm Beach County) –The Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County’s recycling facility, the Recovered Materials Processing Facility, has regained power and will be open for receiving recyclables as of 7 a.m. today. Please place garbage and recyclables out to the curb by 6 a.m. on your regularly scheduled day. However,…

HURRICANE IRMA: Wednesday Night Curfew Update

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Palm Beach County) — A curfew for all of Palm Beach County remains in place and the hours have been modified to 12 a.m. – 6 a.m. until further notice. This curfew is to ensure the safety of citizens as well as to protect the personal property and businesses from looters.…

HURRICANE IRMA: Are You Still Powerless? Let Us Know

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — We listed several communities today that remained without power. Perhaps outing FPL by community named helped draw attention — they are all back online tonight. So on the off chance that had anything to do with anything, send us the name of your community without power — or even your…

HURRICANE IRMA: IRS Waives Quarterly Tax Payment Date For Those Affected By Irma

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: IRS) — Hurricane Irma victims in parts of Florida and elsewhere have until Jan. 31, 2018, to file certain individual and business tax returns and make certain tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. Today’s relief parallels that granted last month to victims of Hurricane Harvey. This includes an additional…

HURRICANE IRMA: Palm Beach County Curfew Violations Continue

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office reports that we’re now knocking on the door of 100 curfew violations, with nearly 50 arrests for curfew violations with other charges. The curfew is now midnight to 6am until further notice. PBSO’s point in releasing the arrest reports of those being cited: the…