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PALM BEACH COUNTY: Phase 2 Begins, It’s A Multi-Month Process

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNwesNow.com) — A modified “phase 2” is now underway in Palm Beach County. Starting at 12:01 this morning, bowling alleys have the green light to reopen to 50 percent, escape rooms, movie theaters at 50 percent, playhouses at 33 percent, skating center at 25 people, trampoline centers at 50 percent other indoor […]

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PALM BEACH COUNTY SCHOOLS: COVID NOT ON AGENDA FOR MEETING THIS WEEK

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — As parents frantically try to obtain information about reopening plans for their specific schools, the Palm Beach County School Board is apparently ready to move on to other things. A virtual school board workshop and meeting agenda for Wednesday has no mention of COVID-19 or reopening plans. It is the […]

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PALM BEACH COUNTY: Reminder, Phase 2 Starts Tuesday, Mask Order Remains

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County moves to Phase 2 of Florida’s reopning plan at 12:01 a.m. But Phase 2 in Palm Beach County is different than Phase 2 is much of the rest of the state. It is not a “blanket” Phase 2 — but will take place over several weeks with […]

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PALM BEACH COUNTY: Bars Remain Closed As Phase 2 Begins

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Bars across Palm Beach County must remain closed as Phase 2 begins Tuesday morning. The bad news for bar owners and patrons was delivered by Palm Beach County Mayor David Kerner during a Friday afternoon news conference. Kerner said the bar closures are a result of an executive order issued […]

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PALM BEACH COUNTY: SCHOOLS MAY NOT OPEN UNTIL SEPTEMBER 21ST

GOVERNOR DESANTIS GRANTS PERMISSION FOR DELAY BUT NO OFFICIAL WORD FROM SCHOOL SYSTEM UPDATE 6PM: Schools will reopen on September 21st. ESE students in some situations may return on September 14th. Distance learning will continue until further notice. Still no effective plan for social distancing, food distribution, activities or bus. See message from school district, […]

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GOV. DESANTIS: PALM BEACH COUNTY OKAY FOR PHASE 2, ORDER SIGNED

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis moments ago (12:24 p.m. Friday, September 4, 2020) signed and transmitted an executive order permitting Palm Beach County to move to Phase 2 of Florida’s reopening Plan. It was not immediately clear if DeSantis approved the plan as-is — which will involve several steps — or […]

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IT’S OFFICIAL: Palm Beach County Requests Phase 2 COVID Permission

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County Mayor David Kerner today met with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to officially request permission for Palm Beach County to begin a multi-step “phase 2” reopening plan. The plan, expected to take place over several weeks, will permit restaurants to increase customer capacity, stores to welcome more people […]

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IT’S ON! Palm Beach County Commissioners Release Plan That Challenges School Board

Commission Calls For “Phase 2” In Multiple Parts. Plan Thwarts School Board Attempt To Pin Reopening On Commission Decision. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners may have just outsmarted the Palm Beach County School Board. For weeks, the school board’s plan was to open schools for in-person learning […]

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PALM BEACH SCHOOLS: “Parents Should Keep Kids Home If Possible”

Teachers, Senior Leaders Say Opening Imminent, But School System Is Not Ready Mask Policy Makes “No Sense” BY: ANDREW COLTON | EDITOR AND PUBLISHER BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — “Parents should keep their kids home if possible.” That comment was made repeatedly to BocaNewsNow.com by teachers and multiple high level Palm Beach County School District […]

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PALM BEACH COUNTY MAYOR SUGGESTS SCHOOL BOARD SLOW DOWN

KERNER: BUSINESSES AND SCHOOLS OPENING SIMULTANEOUSLY MAY LEAD TO COVID SURGE BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County Mayor Dave Kerner just sent a message to the Palm Beach County School Board: you may want to hold off opening schools after the county moves to “phase 2” of the Florida reopening plan. Palm Beach […]

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