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HIGH! PB County Closer To Just Wrist Slapping For Marijuana

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm County Commision is thisclose to changing marijuana possession from an offense that lands you in jail to an offense that merely leads to a charge…on your credit card.  From the County’s own write up of the latest commission meeting: Marijuana – approved on preliminary reading and to advertise…

Delray's Gun Charged With Drugs In Boca

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Sharon Gun, a 21 year old from Heron Drive in Delray Beach, is out of the Palm Beach County Jail following her weekend arrest on multiple drug charges. Boca Raton Police charged Gun with cocaine possession, marijuana possession, and two counts of possessing drug equipment. Bond was set at $3,000.…

Delray Beach Launches Hotline For Small Business Owners

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com)(Source: City of Delray Beach) — Delray Beach has launched a new virtual hotline for local small businesses. Entrepreneurs and business owners can email requests for assistance and questions directly to smallbizhelp@delraybeach.com to get help with common challenges that many small businesses face, such as finding resources, growing local customers, navigating government processes, and connecting with…

Boynton Seeks Pre-K Volunteers

BOYNTON BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Boynton Beach) — The City of Boynton Beach Recreation and Parks Department is looking for pre-school program volunteers for its Small World program.   Volunteers must enjoy working with pre-school children, ages 3 and 4.  Volunteers will be responsible for assisting the instructor with the following:   Teaching the students basic identification…

Boca Drug Charges Filed Against Oyster Bay's Zach Gross

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Zachary Gross, a 21 year old resident of Oyster Bay Cove, New York, is currently a resident of the Palm Beach County Jail. Gross was arrested by Boca Raton Police early Sunday morning and charged with possessing a controlled substance without a prescription as well as possession of drug equipment.…

SUN PASS Down At Fort Lauderdale Airport, Massive Exit Delays, Incompetence

We believe response to Sun Pass failure highlights management problems within the Broward County Aviation Department. FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Travelers attempting to exit Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport are experiencing massive 30 minute+ delays as largely incompetent parking workers bumble through an overly complicated process of logging exits and manually charging credit cards. The Sun Pass…

New Charges For Boca's Mary Peck

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — She was charged with peeing in public back in 2013, and she was convicted of trespassing in 2014. Now, Mary Peck — of North Ocean Blvd. in Boca — is charged with battery and simple assault (intent to do threat or violence). Peck, 49, was booked into the Palm Beach County…