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It’s Election Day: Here’s What You Need To Know

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — While it’s somewhat anticlimactic as early voting has been underway for what seems like months, but today is the official election day. Polls open at 7am and remain open until 7pm. Here’s what you need to bring with you to the polling place Current and valid identification bearing your photograph…

Drug, Weapons Charges Against Boca Man

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Xavier Borgos, a 19 year old Boca Raton man, is leaving his late teens with allegedly bad decisions. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office charged Borgos with two counts of drug possession and one count of carrying a concealed firearm. He is being held on $9,000 bond in the Palm…

Genealogist To Discuss Jewish Roots At FAU

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Media Advisory) — The Jewish Cultural Society at Florida Atlantic University will host Genie Milgrom, a genealogist and international lecturer, for a program titled “From the Spanish Inquisition to the Present: A Search for Jewish Roots,” on Sunday, Nov. 16, at 3 p.m. at the Wimberly Library, 777 Glades Road, Boca…

Chilly Air To Warm By Mid-Day, Won’t Deter Boca Women From Wearing Scarves, Boots

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Sightings are already coming in to BocaNewsNow.com this early morning of Boca residents decked out in Burberry scarves, turtlenecks and Ugg boots. The frigid, 54 degree temperatures are welcomed by some but shunned by others, saying “we left ‘the Island’ because of this sort of weather.” (BocaNewsNow.com has confirmed that…

Internet Startup Prez Charged With DUI In Boca

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Stephen M. Wright, the self-proclaimed president of TeemPlay.com, is facing a DUI charge following his arrest Sunday by Boca Raton Police. Wright, 24, of NW 2nd Avenue in Boca, was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail around 7:30 Sunday morning. He was released several hours later on his own…

Have A Safe Halloween In And Around Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Police are increasing patrols and neighborhood watch groups are in high gear as ghosts and goblins prepare to take to the streets tonight in and around Boca Raton. Whether you’re out trick or treating or out and about doing your own thing, please take it slowly, safely and heed this…

FPL Upgrading Power In Boca

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Media Advisory) — Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) continues its major program to upgrade the electric system in the Boca Raton area, benefiting local homes and businesses. The company started much of the planned work, such as strengthening and upgrading major power lines and installing cutting-edge technology, as part of its…

Spanish River Track Coach Rick Rothman To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — More than three decades worth of students from Spanish River Community High School are set to honor long time track coach Rick Rothman. Rothman retired last year after 31 years coaching. A major party is planned for November 7th. Details: When: Award will be presented during Spanish River home football game half-time celebration…

Boca Regional Is Tops Again For Patient Safety

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton Regional Hospital is tops when it comes to safety, at least according to its latest “A” grade from an independent healthcare safety group. From Boca Regional: Boca Raton Regional Hospital is the recipient of an “A” grade in the latest Hospital Safety Score® ratings, administered by The Leapfrog…