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News Flash

Posted on: August 12, 2019

Spanish River Boulevard Intracoastal Waterway Bridge Painting Underway

View of Spanish River Boulevard Intracoastal Waterway bridge

The Spanish River Intracoastal Waterway Bridge Painting Project, overseen by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), began on Monday, August 12, 2019. The scope of work for this project includes sandblasting the existing paint and repainting the ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: August 6, 2019

Camino Real Intracoastal Bridge Now Open

City Council members and Palm Beach County officials at the ribbon cutting ceremony for Camino Real

After an extensive renovation, Palm Beach County held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, August 6, to officially open the Camino Real intracoastal bridge.

Attending the ceremony were County Commissioner Robert Weinroth, as well as City Council members A...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 23, 2019

New Brightline/Virgin Train Station May Be Coming to Downtown Boca

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After Boca Raton expressed an interest in the possibility of having a Brightline (soon to be Virgin Trains USA-VTUSA) station in its downtown, VTUSA representatives confirmed that they would like to deliver train service to Boca Raton in the near future.

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 30, 2019

City Seeking Information on Golf Course Design

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The City of Boca Raton is seeking information from professional Golf Course Design and Golf Course Design-Build firms for the proposed design and re-construction of an 18-hole golf course.  Some of the information being sought is direction and id...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: April 1, 2019

City Connection Newsletter - The August Issue

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The August 2019 issue of the City Connection is HERE! 

View the August 2019 City Connection.

Read about:✔️ New Brightline/Virgin Train Station may be coming to Boca Raton✔️ Back to School: Sales tax holiday, school safety, fun eve...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 23, 2019

Get Your Walking Shoes and Step Trackers Ready; the Gumbo Limbo Boardwalk is Now Open

New boardwalk at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

The entire Gumbo Limbo Boardwalk is now open for your enjoyment! Replacement reconstruction of the boardwalk was completed in three phases, with the first section opened in December of 2016. Phases two and three included complete replacement of the loop a...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 23, 2019

City Looks Forward with Sustainability Action Plan

Sustainability Action Plan

At the July 22, 2019 City Council Workshop, the City's Sustainability Manager, Lindsey Nieratka, presented an overview of the Sustainability Action Plan (SAP). Both the City’s Strategic Plan and the Comprehensive plan include general goals and p...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: July 3, 2019

Sharing the Beaches During Sea Turtle Nesting Season

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With sea turtle nesting season well underway, City of Boca Raton beaches are filled with nests that are blocked off in designated areas. With the busy holiday weekend approaching, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center's Sea Turtle Conservation team put together a vid...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: June 27, 2019

Building Department Streamlines Process by Adding New Over-the-Counter Permits

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For homeowners looking to replace windows, doors, garage doors and install hurricane shutters, Over-the-counter permits are now available at the City of Boca Raton. Provided there are no changes to exterior walls, same day permits can be issued at 200 NW ...

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Current Affairs & Topics
Posted on: June 25, 2019

Muralists Bring a Splash of Color to Beach Tunnels

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The AIPP Advisory Board issued a “Call to Artists” at the beginning of the year looking for muralists to create colorful works of art for beachgoers to enjoy when walking to or from the City beaches. After receiving 20 qualified artist...

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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Current Affairs & Topics

News Flash

Posted on: August 12, 2019

City of Boca Raton Hires New Municipal Services Director

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BOCA RATON, FL – August 12, 2019 – The City of Boca Raton is pleased to announce that Zachary Bihr, P.E., has been promoted to Municipal Services Director for the City of Boca Raton. Zachary formerly served as the City's Assistant City...

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Media Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Boca Raton Looks to RECreate City Parks and Recreation

Yale Newman Park and playground in Boca Raton

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

Youth Subcommittee posing with proclamation outside of City Hall

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

PulsePoint app notification popping up around baseball field

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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Media Releases

News Flash

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 WITH SHAGGY

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40th Anniversary TourALI CAMPBELL AND ASTRO WITH SHAGGYPresented 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. **

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

BOCA PUMPKIN PATCH FESTIVAL

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Fall FestivalSaturday, October 19th & Sunday, October 20th10:00 AM - 6:00 PM each dayTicketed Event The Boca Pumpkin Patch Festival is back and more wonderFALL than ever! Join us as we celebrate all things Fall on October 19 & 20 at Mizne...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

HOT WORKS BOCA RATON FINE ART SHOW

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Saturday, November  2nd & Sunday, November 3rd10:00 AM - 5:00 PM each dayFree Event, Donations AcceptedThis quality, juried fine art and fine craft shows brings up to 100 professional artists with all forms of discipline for sale to the publi...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

BOCA BOURBON AND BURGERS

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Hosted by Palm Beach IllustratedThursday, November 7th6:00 PM - 9:00 PMTicketed EventJoin us for the inaugural Boca Bourbon & Burgers, an evening of bourbon, whiskey, and bourbon barrel-aged wine tasting, incredible burger bites from the area&rsqu...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S BOCA RATON

Walk to End

Alzheimer's Association, Southeast Florida ChapterSunday, November 10th6:30 AM (Registration), 8:00 AM (Ceremony), 8:30 AM (Walk)Free to walk, donations are suggestedHeld annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk t...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

CITY OF BOCA RATON'S VETERANS DAY CONCERT

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Hosted by the City of Boca RatonMonday, November 11thDoors: 6:00 PM, Concert: 7:00Free and Open to the PublicJoin the City of Boca Raton Recreation Services in honoring those who have served our country with a FREE concert under the stars. “An American Tr...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

SUNDAY JAZZ BRUNCH

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Hosted by the City of Boca RatonSunday, November 17th11:00 AM - 3:00 PMFree and Open to the PublicSpend your Sunday with Brunch, Beats, and Brass at Mizner Park Amphitheater's Sunday Jazz Brunch, soak up some sunshine, Jazzy tunes. Come hungry, we will ha...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING

Tree Lighting

Hosted by the City of Boca RatonSaturday, November 23rd5:30 PM - 9:30 PMFree and Open to the PublicThe City of Boca Raton’s annual holiday kick-off event will include free carnival rides, live entertainment, letters to Santa, photos with Santa (...

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Event Website Mizner Amphitheater
Posted on: March 28, 2018

FAU BAND-O-RAMA

FAU Band O Rama

Hosted by the City of Boca RatonSunday, November 24thDoors: 6:00 PM, Concert: 7:00 PMFree and Open to the PublicJoin us to hear the amazing sounds of the FAU Band. Guests are welcome to bring a chair or blanket. FAQs:Seating: Guests are welcome t...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

SUNDAY JAZZ BRUNCH

Colors and squiggles

Hosted by the City of Boca RatonSunday, December 8th11:00 AM - 3:00 PMFree and Open to the PublicSpend your Sunday with Brunch, Beats, and Brass at Mizner Park Amphitheater's Sunday Jazz Brunch, soak up some sunshine, Jazzy tunes. Come hungry, we will hav...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

FAU MERRY TUBA CHRISTMAS

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Hosted by the City of Boca RatonSunday, December 8thDoors: 4:00 PM, Concert: 5:00 PMFree and Open to the PublicEnjoy a tradition of holiday music performed by tubas and euphoniums, started by Indiana University Professor Harvey G. Phillips. FAU’...

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Event Website Mizner Amphitheater
Posted on: March 28, 2018

PALM BEACH VEGFEST

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The Ultimate Series of Vegan EventsSaturday, December 14th10 AM - 5 PMFree and Open to the PublicJoin us for Palm Beach VegFest. Always FREE admission, lawn games, vegan food vendors, shopping, and more! The Ultimate Series of Vegan Events.Palm Beach VegF...

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Event Website Mizner Amphitheater
Posted on: March 28, 2018

CHERIBUNDI BOCA RATON BOWL PEP RALLY

Teal football "boca raton bowl"

Sponsored by cheribundiFriday, December 20thEvent Details will be updated closer to the eventFAQs:Seating: Guests are welcome to bring a chair or blanket. Chairs will also be for rent inside the venue for $5 cash.Ticket Pricing: No ticket require...

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News Flash

Posted on: June 24, 2019

Boca Raton Police Department Joins ‘Neighbors’ by Ring to Provide Users with Real-Time, Local Crime

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‘Neighbors’ aims to reduce crime in communities by connecting people, security cameras and law enforcement.Boca Raton, FL – The Boca Raton Police Service Department today announced that it is joining the free Neighbors app by...

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Police Latest News
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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Police Latest News
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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