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9 Oct 2017

Florida Teacher to set up Satanic Display that Reads ‘May the Children Hail Statan’

By | October 9th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|8 Comments

The following article was written by Joshua Gill and originally appeared on A Florida teacher plans to erect a Satanic display at a park during the Christmas season to entice children to “hail Satan,” outraging local parents. Preston Smith, who teaches language arts at a Boca Raton middle school, said he plans to display [...]

9 Oct 2017

Re-Election Kick-off: 5:30 PM Thursday OCT 12th at The Little Chalet!

By | October 9th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|0 Comments

PUBLISHER’S COMMENT: Boca Raton is exactly 5 months from the next municipal election. Two City Council seats are up this cycle. These seats are currently held by Deputy Mayor Rodgers and City Councilman Weinroth. Both Mr. Rodgers and Mr. Weinroth have officially declared their candidacy for reelection. To date, no other candidates have announced. BocaWatch [...]

21 Sep 2017

Episode 3: “What Boca is Saying” Goes to our Waterfront Parks

By | September 21st, 2017|Categories: Videos|0 Comments

BocaWatch toured the waterside of Boca’s waterfront parks along the Intracoastal and asked the folks for their ideas, concerns and insights as to what should be done. Our videos and your comments have been received by the city’s consultant, EDSA, who did not participate in the voyage but has acknowledged our efforts. This episode covers [...]

18 Sep 2017

City 2017-2018 Budget Hearing Scheduled for Sept. 25!

By | September 18th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|0 Comments

With the final draft budget only being available for the last few weeks at best and the distraction of a Category 5 hurricane only now over, there was little if any time to digest the entire citywide budget and form probing questions to fully participate.  That is the overall circumstance we often operate under in [...]

18 Sep 2017

More Post-Storm Updates

By | September 18th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|1 Comment

PUBLISHER’S COMMENT: Admittedly, I was one of the evacuees from last week’s weather event. A family wedding in New Jersey took Yvonne and I away and Mother Nature prevented us from returning. Since returning on Friday evening and touring throughout our city, kudo are extended to the City Manager and staff for what is an [...]

14 Sep 2017

Post Storm UPDATE – City of Boca Raton

By | September 14th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|5 Comments

Beginning Tuesday our Sanitation Div. began regularly scheduled pick ups for HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE ONLY. Solid Waste Authority is not able to accept debris and recycling at this time. For safety reasons, we ask that you continue to keep your debris collection out of the streets. • The county-wide and city-wide curfew has been ended. • [...]

13 Sep 2017

Homeowner Association Responsibility

By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|7 Comments

PUBLISHER’S COMMENT: I saw a recent post on social media that called attention to the role that HOAs have to the community they represent.  By publishing this comment below, BocaWatch, is hoping to encourage responsible residents to post similar situations in other neighborhoods and Homeowner Associations.  This first identified situation apparently has been an issue for years in [...]

13 Sep 2017

Episode 1: “What Boca is Saying” Goes to our Waterfront Parks

By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: Videos|0 Comments

PUBLISHER’S COMMENT: "The following video is the first in a series of segments profiling Boca Raton's Waterfront Parks.  The BW crew invited several residents and professionals for a boat tour on the Intracoastal to interview them for their insights on the possibilities making up Boca’s waterfront experience.  The parks are currently under a design initiative [...]

6 Sep 2017

God Speed….Be Safe!

By | September 6th, 2017|Categories: Hot Topics, Issues|0 Comments

With Hurricane Irma heading our way our focus is on safety. A hurricane can bring out the worst of Mother Nature and the best of Human Nature. Let your neighbors know your hurricane plans and know their plans as well. If you are evacuating, leave early. Lawn furniture or potted plants need to be stored, [...]

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