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Reminder: No Palm Beach County School Monday; Del Prado Staffer Tests Positive

Closure Is For Jewish Holiday, District Using Day To Sanitize, Clean As Positive Tests Increase BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A reminder to parents and students: Palm Beach County Schools are closed on Monday for the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur. Schools reopen Tuesday. As the school district uses the day to clean and sanitize […]

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COVID-19: Huge Spike In Flu-Related ER Visits In Palm Beach County

Florida COVID-19 Infections Pass 700,000 BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It’s unclear what this means long term, but the Florida Department of Health is reporting a huge uptick in “influenza-like illness” Emergency Department visits in Palm Beach County. The official Florida Department of Health graph, below, shows the details. If there is good news, it’s […]

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COVID-19: DUI Arrests Surge As Phase 3 Begins, Boca, Delray, Boynton Bars Reopen

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Police in Boca Raton, Delray Beach, and Boynton Beach this weekend have been executing what appears to be the largest number of DUI arrests since COVID-19 restrictions began. Those restrictions brought the closures of all stand-alone bars. But Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ sudden and unexpected order that all of Florida […]

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DESANTIS DELUSIONAL? Florida Passes 14K Deaths, Approaches 700,000 COVID Infections

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Just hours after Florida Governor Ron DeSantis ordered the entire state to “phase 3” of his reopening plan, Florida passed the 14,000 death mark and came closer to 700,000 COVID-19 infections. According to the Florida Department of Health, the state logged 107 new deaths on Friday though 11:59 p.m. with […]

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West Boca Man, Charged With Stalking, Says “Current Marriage Is A Joke”

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A Boca Raton man jailed for stalking allegedly told his ex-girlfriend that “my current marriage is a joke” and that he should have married her, the subject of his “stalking.” Nicholas Colavecchio of Back Nine Drive in Boca Raton, according to a police report, repeatedly called his ex-girlfriend and sometimes […]

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DEADLY DECISION? Phase Three Happening, Palm Beach County Masking Continues, Other Orders Lifting

Deaths, Infections Continue. Florida To Pass 14,000 Deaths Within Days. UPDATE: We now have the official “Phase 3” executive order language from Gov. Ron DeSantis. Read it, below. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — In what will prove to either be an appropriate move due to a decrease in COVID transmission, or the first days of […]

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DESANTIS: PHASE 3 NOW STATEWIDE, LOCAL RULES LARGELY DON’T MATTER

NO IMMEDIATE RESPONSE FROM PALM BEACH COUNTY. LOCAL NEWS CONFERENCE SET FOR LATER TODAY. UPDATE: 4:08 PM — Palm Beach County Mayor David Kerner says the Phase 3 decision means that the State of Florida is no longer involved in the regulation of anything COVID-related in Palm Beach County. “There will not be any business […]

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CODE ENFORCEMENT: We Have Every COVID-19 Inspection In Boca Raton, Read The Reports

Gyms, Restaurants, Bars Slow To Follow Masking Requirements. Nearly 300 Reports Filed By Inspectors BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — City of Boca Raton Code Enforcement Officers, sometimes with the police, have been working around the clock since June — investigating reports of businesses not complying with COVID-19 rules and regulations. BocaNewsNow.com received the initially confidential […]

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Palm Beach County Says Bars Can Open Sooner Than Expected

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County Commission is speeding up certain elements of “phase 2,” including bars, strip clubs, and a hookah lounges. From Palm Beach County (official advisory): On Thursday, September 25 at a meeting of the Palm Beach County Commissioners, County Administrator Verdenia Baker updated the Board on a revised […]

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Boca Raton’s Jill Davis Charged With DUI, Nearly Three Times Legal Limit

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton resident Jill Davis is facing a DUI charge following her arrest by Delray Beach Police. According to an affidavit of probable cause, Davis’ blood alcohol content was nearly three times the legal limit at the time two breath tests were administered. Davis, of the 6300 block of NW […]

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Boca Raton’s Timothy Werner Refuses DUI Test, Jailed

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Timothy Werner, who told police he’s an employee of HVAC service company Southern Mechanical, is facing a DUI charge following his arrest late Wednesday night. Werner was stopped in the 6300 block of West Glades Road where Boca Raton police were conducting a traffic crash investigation. Werner, according to a […]

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Boca Raton’s Moise Gadoury Jailed, Didn’t Register As Sex Offender

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton resident Moise Gadoury is in the Palm Beach County for allegedly not registering as a sex offender. Gadoury, 75, was convicted in Rhode Island back in 1984 for “indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 years of age.” He was also convicted for “rape and abuse […]

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NUMBER GAMES? COVID-19 Deaths High In Florida As DOH Says Positivity Low

UPDATE: 6:30 p.m. The turnpike is opened — or in the process of reopening. Expect major delays. A quick look at traffic cams at 6:50 p.m. shows significant backups. Use FL511.com for the latest. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Something doesn’t seem quite right. Florida logged another 177 COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday through 11:59 p.m. […]

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COVID DEATHS SOAR: Florida Logs 223 Deaths On Tuesday

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida logged 223 COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday through 11:59 p.m., according to the Florida Department of Health. That is the highest death count since at least September 9th, a day on which 222 new cases were reported. The Tuesday death count comes with a 2,622 new COVID-19 infections in the […]

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Palm Beach County School District COVID Dashboard Already Questioned, Numbers Dropped

UPDATE: 12:40 PM ET: School District Spokeswoman Claudia Shea says the data discrepancy is “human error.” ”The dashboard is intended to reflect confirmed cases since campuses reopened on September 16th,” said Shea to BocaNewsNow.com. “Data was incorrectly entered to include previous cases.The dashboard was updated overnight and is now accurate. Measures have been put in place to […]

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