April 27, 2018 Edition - The News Palm Beachers Need to Know 
Civic Association Director Urges Vigilance about Pesticides & Fertilizer
Durst garden
By Michele Dargan, Special for the Civic Association
Palm Beach Civic Association Director Susanne Durst wants everyone to live a healthy Palm Beach lifestyle. And that begins with residents educating themselves on what pesticides are being sprayed on their property and the frequency of spraying that's taking place.
Beautification Award Goes to Revitalized Royal Poinciana Plaza
beautification award 2018
John David Corey and Samantha David
Palm Beach is a beautiful place by any metric. So winning an award for beauty in a place such as Palm Beach is special, said Up Markets head Samantha David, who accepted the Palm Beach Civic Association's Town Beautification Award on behalf of the Royal Poinciana Plaza Monday at the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum.
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Palm Beach Reconsiders How to Notify Neighbors About Big Projects
Carriage House
In response to numerous complaints during the Carriage House private club saga, the Palm Beach Planning and Zoning Commission discussed this week how to keep residents in the loop about projects in the future.
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Palm Beach Day Academy Names Interim Head of School
William S. Peebles IV
William S. Peebles IV
Palm Beach Day Academy announced today that William S. Peebles IV has been named the interim head of school. Peebles is stepping in for Edwin P. Gordon, who is leaving at the end of this school year. Gordon was in the job for 21 months.
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Town Council Meeting Actions
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To view the summary of actions taken at April's Town Council meetings, please click on the applicable link below.
April 10, 2018
CityPlace 2.0: A reimagined plaza, greener and more tied to downtown
City Place 2.0
CityPlace 2.0 is on the way. Within the next two months, visitors will see the 18-year-old, Mediterranean-styled shopping and entertainment center begin a transformation into a venue that's more comfortable, lush with vegetation and flexible in its configuration.
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Tourism Leaders Look to Expand Palm Beach County 
Convention Center
convention center
On the heels of a record-breaking year for the once-fledgling Palm Beach County Convention Center, local tourism leaders are weighing expansion of the 365,000-square-foot building to accommodate larger conventions and meetings.
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New Norton to be 'a Whole New Ballgame' for Exhibiting Art
Norton Museum expansion
When the Norton Museum unveils its $100 million Norman Foster-designed revamp and expansion in February, it will be with 12,000 square feet of new exhibition space as well as substantially retooled galleries to more effectively exhibit art.
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NASA Oceanographer, Local Man Want to Bring a Yellow Submarine 'Home'
ben franklin submarine
Two days before Apollo 11 launched from Cape Kennedy in 1969, another historic NASA mission of discovery was happening almost unnoticed 153 miles south in Palm Beach County.
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Civic Association Director Dr. Oz Films Dramatic Video of Students Fleeing Bus on Fire
Dr. Oz fire
New Civic Association Director, Dr. Mehmet Oz, filmed dramatic video Sunday of high school students fleeing a bus engulfed in flames on the side of the New Jersey Turnpike. Dr. Oz was driving along the highway when he saw the fire taking over the coach bus.


Wednesday, May 2, 9:00 AM
Recreation Advisory Commission Meeting
Town Council Chambers
Wednesday, May 2, 2:00 PM
Ordinances, Rules, and 
Standards Committee Meeting
Town Council Chambers
Friday, May 4, 8:00 AM
A Cup of Joe with Bo - 
Undergrounding Phase 1 - South
South Fire Rescue Station
Monday, May 7, 2018, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Coffee with the Crew - 
Undergrounding Phase 1 - North
Annie's Dock
Tuesday, May 8, 9:30 AM
Town Council Meeting-Regular Business
Town Council Chambers
Wednesday, May 9, 9:30 AM
Town Council Meeting-
Development Review Matters
Town Council Chambers
Thursday, May 10, 9:30 AM
Public Works Committee Meeting
Town Council Chambers
Monday, May 28
Memorial Day
Town Hall & Civic Association Closed
Malfunctioning Bridge to Get 'Expert' Treatment
flagler bridge up
By: R. Michael Brown, 
Civic Association Communication Director
What do April 20, April 12, March 27, three times on March 26, January 3, September 21 have in common? Those are days, along with many others, that the new Flagler Memorial Bridge malfunctioned and traffic had to be rerouted off the bridge.
Read More (Civic Association News)
Hail, Waterspouts and More Rain in 24 Hours Than All of March
April 2018 storm
Tuesday's robust thunderstorms spun up waterspouts, dumped marble-size hail, and sent more rain to Palm Beach County in 24 hours than during all of March.
Read More (Palm Beach Post)
Why do Some Hurricanes Intensify so Fast? Miami Researchers Find a Key Clue
The rapid intensification of hurricanes, a fearful development that forecasters still struggle to predict, may be tied to an inner battle between a storm's thunderstorms and winds.
Read More (Miami Herald)
Hurricane Preparedness Voluntary ID Cards & Out-of-State Resident ID Cards
Town ID cards are not required; but, it is recommended that all new and renewal cards be obtained well in advance of the upcoming hurricane season.
Read More (Town of Palm Beach)
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Police Alert - 
Auto Thefts
The Palm Beach Police Department wants to alert residents of recent automobile thefts that have occurred in the Town of Palm Beach and remind residents, guests and employees to lock their vehicle doors and turn on their alarm system.
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The Cost of a Cop in Every School Could Mean No Teacher Raises
Jahi Chikwendiu The Washington Post
Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post
Palm Beach County's public school administrators are ruling out raises for teachers and other employees this year after state lawmakers required that nearly all new education money be spent on beefing up school security and mental health services.
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Did You Hear Loud Noises, Too? Let Police Know
police car
The Palm Beach Police are investigating several reports of multiple loud noises Saturday in the area of Mediterranean Road and North Lake Way.
Read More (Palm Beach Daily News)
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