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WHEELS ON THE BUS: Avossa To Investigate School District Transportation Woes

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Capping a very good week for new Palm Beach County School Superintendent Robert Avossa — already receiving praise for his public takedown of the Florida Standards Assessment  — an investigation has been ordered into the School District’s transportation problems. Avossa ordered the investigation. As readers likely know, Palm Beach County has…

Boca TD Bank Robbed

TD Bank Robbery

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From Boca PD) –Boca Raton Police are investigating a robbery, which occurred at the TD North Bank, 1371 West Palmetto Park Road at approximately 3:47 pm on Thursday, September 3, 2015.  The suspect passed a note to the teller demanding money.  No weapon was shown.  The suspect is described as a…

Boca Raton Teen Missing

UPDATE: 9:37a Friday — Police report she has been found and is safe. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From PBSO) — Shortly after 5:00 pm, September 2, 2015, Ailaile Pierre left her residence in Boca Raton and has not been seen or heard from since. Ailaile, 15 years of age, has black hair and brown eyes.…

Man Assaulted Outside Starbucks In Mizner Park

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Domo Arigato, Mr. Gigato! That’s what an alleged assailant is likely saying today after a “Mr. Gigato” has been unable to identify the apparently drunk man who assaulted him outside the Starbucks in Mizner Park. From Boca Raton Police: “Mr. Gigato reported an unknown white male wearing only dark colored shorts…

Coconut Creek's Jennifer Calhoun Charged With DUI In Boca

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Coconut Creek resident Jennifer Calhoun is starting her day in the Palm Beach County Jail this Thursday. Calhoun, 32, is charged with DUI following her arrest early this morning by Boca Raton Police. The arrest was apparently not quite as simple as it could have been. Calhoun is additionally charged…

WE APPLAUD: Palm Beach County Schools Takes Issue With Florida Standards Assessment

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Our view is simply put: standardized testing is a horrible and anxiety inducing way to determine how children are learning in school. And it sure seems that new Palm Beach County Schools Superintendent Robert Avossa doesn’t disagree. Here is a media released transmitted today by the Palm Beach County School District — we applaud…

NEW DETAILS: Search For Stolen Cows Continues In Boynton

stolen cows

BOYNTON BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) —  Who stole the cows? The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office continues to search for whoever stole 12 cows and bulls from the 7600 block of South State Road 7 in Boynton. New information: Police now say a white Chevy or Ford pickup was in the area when the animals were…

NOT NICE: Boca Man Beats Sister, Gets Arrested

Alberto Felipe

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A Boca Raton man remains in the Palm Beach County Jail after police say he attacked his sister. Alberto Felipe, 33, “battered his sister by biting and punching her,” according to police. “(He then made) suicidal statements after being arrested.” Flipe is cooling his jets behind bars. He booked into jail…

Tickets Now On Sale For Morikami Lantern Festival

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From Morikami) — Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens’ popular fall celebration, Lantern Festival: In the Spirit of Obon, will return Saturday, Oct. 17 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. The iconic local festival is inspired by Japan’s traditional three-day Obon holiday honoring ancestors and will include a breathtaking lantern floating ceremony, taiko drum…