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New Rules If You're Running For Elected Office In Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The City Council just updated the calendar that potential candidates must follow as they enter the political process in Boca. Here’s the official language from the City: The City Council of Boca Raton recently adopted Ordinance 5182 which amends the City Charter to change the candidate qualifying dates from the…

Tropical Storm Sean No Issue For Boca Raton This Weekend

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — This is the weather Boca-Ites wait for. With Tropical Storm Sean churning away off the coast, BocaRatonians awoke to temperatures in the low 60s and a nice, subtle breeze blowing through area. The forecast from the national weather service looks fantastic for the weekend, with cooler temperatures and no sign…

Boca Raton Post Offices Want Mail Supplies Returned

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The US Postal Service in Boca and nationwide is asking customers who may have accidentally permanently borrowed mail pallets and those plastic mail tubs to return them  — no questions asked. As the Postal Service tries to cut costs and save money, it’s announcing that it spent nearly $50-million over…

Here's What's Closed In Boca Raton For Veteran's Day

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It is Veteran’s Day. In addition to honoring those who have done so much for our country, keep in mind that there is no mail service today (and post offices are closed), all courthouses are closed in Palm Beach County, as are all non-essential government offices. Public schools are closed…

FAU Puts Recession On Hold, Raises A Half Million Dollars

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The recession was put on hold this week as FAU, Florida Atlantic University, raised more than $500,000 during its “50 on the 50” gala event, with proceeds heading for the bank account of the “President’s Scholarship Challenge.” (FAU President, not United States President). The black-tie gala was held in the…