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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…

Man Named Innocent Charged With Marijuana Possession In Boca

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — What’s in a name? Consider this as your ponder your response: Boca Raton Police tell us that Jeffrey and Ted Innocent, who live at 1675 NW 13th Street, got into some sort of a verbal disagreement. Police were called. While checking out what was going on inside, a police officer…

Man Pushes, Slaps Girlfriend In Front Of Boca Raton Police Officer

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — 21-year-old William Hanson Willens was arrested by Boca Raton Police for allegedly pushing and slapping his live-in girlfriend. Incredibly, he did it in front of a police officer. According the report, the officer saw Willens push her with two hands, the slap a cup of coffee from her right hand…

Santa Claus Arrives Today At Boca's Town Center Mall

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The day after Thanksgiving used to be the day that Santa arrived at the mall, but times have changed, and the old guy with the white beard and red suit wants a few extra weeks of R&R before heading back up north. So today is the day that Santa Claus…