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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Make Your Fourth of July Fabulous with Fun and Fireworks

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The City of Boca Raton will host its annual Fabulous Fourth event on Thursday, July 4 from 6:30pm - 9:30pm at Countess de Hoernle Park / Spanish River Athletic Facility (1000 Spanish River Blvd). This event is FREE and open to the public.

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Boca Raton Ranked #5 as Best Beach Town to Live In

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WalletHub recently released its 2019 Best Beach Towns to Live In list, putting Boca Raton at number 5 out of 146 beach (ocean) cities. To compile this list, WalletHub compared cities across 62 key indicators of livability with set ranges from housing cost...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Share Your Input to Help Boca #ReCreate

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The City of Boca Raton's Recreation Services Department launched a campaign at a recent public outreach meeting on June 13 to determine needs and priorities for the future of Boca Raton's parks, trails, beaches, libraries, recreation facilities, athletic ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Summer in the City: Spend the Summer Solstice with Glow Yoga and Art Night

Know Before You Go Summer Solstice Yoga & Art Event, June 21, 2019

The City of Boca Raton's Summer in the City series is in full swing with a line-up of FREE tribute concerts, fun and games, yoga, and ticketed events to Downtown Boca's Mizner Park Amphitheater (590 Plaza Real) from June 8 through August 11.

On Friday, Jun...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: June 10, 2019

Heads Up Boca!

Heads Up Boca

With new residents and hotels in the Downtown, Boca Raton is becoming an even more vibrant and active city. That means pedestrians and motorists need to respect the rules of the road, especially in our Downtown area. When walking in urban areas, crossing ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: June 6, 2019

We Need Your Input - Take the Sustainability Survey

Take Our Short Survey

The City of Boca Raton is planning its strategy for sustainability! You can be a part by taking our QUICK survey!

♻️ Do you carry a reusable bag and say no to straws? Are you interested in eco-friendly ideas and initiatives in Boca Raton? We need ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Official Hurricane Message from the City of Boca Raton

Be prepared Boca

The Atlantic Hurricane Season starts June 1 until November 30. As residents of South Florida and Boca Raton, it is important to be informed and prepared for potential hurricanes. 

The City of Boca Raton strongly encourages all residents and busine...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: May 20, 2019

It's Time to Clean & Cut Again to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Clean and Cut Program

You know what June 1 means to Floridians: Hurricane Season. That means it's time to get prepared, before the next named storm. (The season got an early start with Andrea.) Get your property hurricane-ready with the City's Clean and Cut Program offered by ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Saturday’s are for the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl

Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl, Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 3pm EST, Live on ABC FAU

If you’re a college football fan, be sure to catch the 2019 Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl on the ABC network this year. Or better yet, plan a trip to paradise and enjoy some great football and tailgating at Florida Atlantic University stadium.

All f...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: April 1, 2019

City Connection Newsletter - The June Issue

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The June 2019 issue of the City Connection is HERE! 

View the June 2019 City Connection.

Read about:✔️ Kick off Summer in the City at Mizner Park Amphitheater with Battle of the Bands✔️ Community input wanted for Recreation Needs ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: May 31, 2019

What's Going On With All This Seaweed?

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If you’ve been to the beach lately, you’ve probably seen the tremendous amount of seaweed on our shoreline. Florida is currently experiencing massive amounts of seaweed washing on shore. Due to this immense influx, the City of Boca Rat...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Get the 411 on Projects in Boca Raton: Roads, Bridges, Bike Paths and More

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Do you ever feel like you need a PhD in acronyms to understand who is doing what in the City of Boca Raton? PBC, LWDD, FDOT, FPL, PBCSD- we get it. With so many government agencies working on projects that may affect how you get around the City this summe...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: April 4, 2019

City Council determines policy actions for 2019-2020

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Strategic Planning Workshop April 2019

Members of the City Council and the City’s Executive Leadership Team met on Thursday and Friday, April 11 and 12, to discuss the vision for the City and develop strategic goals for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. With the ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Website renovation underway

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City Website ADA Renovation

The City of Boca Raton makes every effort to provide a robust and informative website that is accessible to everyone, including those who use assistive devices. We are currently reviewing and updating www.myboca.us to ensure tha...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: February 21, 2019

New waterfront park to open in 2019

Boca Raton, Florida Hillsboro El Rio Park Phase 2

Development of Hillsboro El Rio Park II has officially begun. Located on the south side of SW 18th Street between Dixie Highway and the El Rio Canal, this 14 acre site will become the newest City park with an estimated opening at the end of 2019. &nbs...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: January 2, 2019

New city ordinances in effect January 2019

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New City Ordinances in Effect January 2019

Ordinances are laws passed by municipal government. Ordinances are passed at most City Council meetings, but many of them don’t impact the day to day quality of life or business of the residents. Some ordinances a...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: December 13, 2017

How can we help? Reach out and Report Your Concern

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How can we help?

  • Did you see a street light that’s out? 
  • Did we miss your house on the sanitation route today? 
  • Did you notice a damaged street sign, a pot hole, a traffic light that's out?
  • Maybe you just have a general question or...
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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Sign up for sanitation schedule reminders

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Holiday sanitation schedule changes will affect pickups for Presidents' Day, February 18, 2019.  In addition to the holiday schedule that is available online, customers serviced by the City of Boca Raton can now sign up for email & text alert...

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News Flash

Posted on: June 4, 2019

Boca Raton Looks to RECreate City Parks and Recreation

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BOCA RATON, FL – June 4, 2019 – The City of Boca Raton's Recreation Services Department is launching a community engagement campaign to determine needs and priorities for the future of Boca Raton and Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park D...

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Boca Raton Offers Special Bulk Pickup Ahead of Hurricane Season

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BOCA RATON, FL – May 14, 2019 – In preparation for hurricane season, the City of Boca Raton’s Sanitation Department is once again offering a special bulk and vegetation pickup for all customers in City limits. This is the second year the City is offering ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Boca Raton's Community Advisory Panel Youth Subcommittee wins statewide competition

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BOCA RATON, FL – April 30, 2019 – The City of Boca Raton’s Community Advisory Panel Youth Subcommittee was one of the five city youth councils to win the 2019 Municipal Youth Council Community Service Contest, sponsored by th...

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Media Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2019

City of Boca Raton hires first innovation strategist

Pedro Moras Innovation Strategist

Boca Raton, FL - April 2, 2019

The City of Boca Raton recently hired Pedro Moras as the new Innovation Strategist to further promote innovation and the use of technology within the community. Additionally, Moras will work to develop and implement SMART Cit...

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Media Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2019

City of Boca Raton creates innovative program to promote coastal sustainability

Coastal Connection City of Boca Raton's Restaurant Program

Boca Raton, FL - February 19, 2019

The City of Boca Raton is launching a new program called Coastal Connection on March 2, 2019 at the Sea Turtle Day Festival at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. With the City located in coastal southeast Florida with five miles ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services empowers residents to save lives with innovative app

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Boca Raton, FL - January 30, 2019

City of Boca Raton's Fire Rescue Services will be launching a lifesaving app called PulsePoint at the First Responder Expo on February 2 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Town Center at Boca Raton. The smartphone app links to the ...

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News Flash

Posted on: January 24, 2017

TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND W/ BLACKBERRY SMOKE AND SHOVELS & ROPE

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2019 Wheels of Soul TourPresented by Live NationSaturday, June 29thDoors: 6:00 PM, Concert: 7:00 PM Ticketed ConcertWith special guests Blackberry Smoke and Shovels & RopeFAQs:Mizner Park Amphitheater does NOT have a permanent box office. A temporary ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

ROB THOMAS IN CONCERT WITH ABBY ANDERSON

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Summer Tour 2019Presented by Live NationTuesday, July 2ndDoors: 6:00 PM, Show: 7:00 PM Ticketed ConcertWith special guest Abby AndersonFAQs:Mizner Park Amphitheater does NOT have a permanent box office. A temporary box office will be set up by the promote...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

ON THE BOARDWALK GAME NIGHT

Summer in the City Series

Sponsored by The City of Boca RatonFriday, July 12th7:00 PM - 10:00 PMFree and Open to the PublicSee photos from last years game night HERE

The City of Boca Raton’s Summer in the City series continues with beachy, boardwalk-themed game night, &am...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

50th WOODSTOCK ANNIVERSARY WITH PEACE OF WOODSTOCK

Summer in the City Series

Sponsored by The City of Boca RatonFriday, July 19thDoors: 6:30 PM, Concert: 7:30 PMFree and Open to the Public

Summer in the City promises a line-up of FREE tribute concerts, mixed with fun, games, arts, and yoga from June 7th through August 9th. Doors op...

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Mizner Amphitheater
Posted on: March 28, 2018

MOVIE NIGHT: BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY PG-13

Summer in the City Series

Sponsored by The City of Boca RatonFriday, July 26thDoors: 6:30 PMKaraoke: 7:30 PMMovie: 8:15 PMFree and Open to the PublicThis movie is rated PG-13

Summer in the City promises a line-up of FREE tribute concerts, mixed with fun, games, arts, and yoga from ...

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Mizner Amphitheater
Posted on: February 21, 2017

WHY DON'T WE IN CONCERT W. EBEN

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8 Letters TourPresented by AEG PresentsThursday, August 1stDoors: 6:30 PM, Concert: 7:30 PM Ticketed ConcertWith special guests EbenFAQs:Mizner Park Amphitheater does NOT have a permanent box office. A temporary box office will be set up by the promoter i...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

SYMPHONY SWINGS BY BOCA RATON SYMPHONIA

Summer in the City Series

Sponsored by The City of Boca RatonFriday, August 2ndDoors: 6:30 PM, Concert: 7:30 PMFree and Open to the Public

The Boca Raton Symphonia will be performing their Symphony Swings

Visit their website for more information http://www.thesymphonia.org/

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

CHICAGO BY CHICAGO REWIRED

Summer in the City Series

Sponsored by The City of Boca RatonFriday, August 9thDoors: 6:30 PM, Concert: 7:30 PMFree and Open to the Public

Summer in the City promises a line-up of FREE tribute concerts, mixed with fun, games, arts, and yoga from June 7th through August 9th. Doors o...

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Mizner Amphitheater
Posted on: January 24, 2017

LOTOS MUSIC FESTIVAL

LOTOS Music Festival

LOTOS Music FestivalPresented by Johnny QuestSunday, September 1st3 PM - 11 PM Ticketed ConcertPerforming Live:Method Man & Redman / DMXPuddle of Mudd / The ExpendablesUncle Luke / The ResolversBlack Sheep / Artikal Sound SystemPresale Starts: Fri, Ma...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

UB40 FT. ALI CAMPBELL AND ASTRO & SHAGGY

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40th Anniversary TourWith special guests Shaggy and The GreenPresented by Live NationSunday, September 15thDoors: 5:30 PM, Concert: 6:30 PMTicketed ConcertDoors open 5:30pm. Rain or shine event. ** No lawn chairs are allowed into the venue. **

Sale Dates a...

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News Flash

Posted on: May 20, 2019

Boca Raton Police investigate fatal hit-and-run accident

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Boca Raton, FL – On May 19th, 2019, at 4:38 am, Boca Raton Police responded to a hit-and-run crash which occurred at 6401 W Glades Road.  

A light grey or white pickup truck was traveling eastbound along W Glades Road. The truck collided...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

NW 2nd Avenue road work

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Beginning April 29 you’ll start seeing pavement work on a multi-phased project on NW 2nd Ave.

Work will begin at Palmetto and move north in phases along 2nd Ave up to NW 11th Street. ONE lane in each direction will be closed. View timelines on ou...

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