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"Salt Life" is an expression that describes a lifestyle revolving around the ocean. The “salt life” focuses on the ocean for fun activities.  You possibly have noticed bumper stickers on cars up and down the coast as well as in Jupiter. The Town of Jupiter was shaken when two local boys got lost at sea! The AustinBlu Foundation was formed in 2015, in the wake of a tragedy involving two young boaters from Jupiter, on July 24th, 2015. Austin Blu Stephanos was one of those boys and the namesake of this foundation. 

The boys virtually grew up on the water, boating, fishing, diving, or swimming nearly every day. They worked at a local tackle shop together. They wrapped up themselves in the "salt life" of the ocean. This Foundation is rooted…

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Florida Boating Safety Educational Requirements require boat operators who were born on or after January 1, 1988, to obtain a Florida Boating Safety Education Identification Card to operate a motorboat with ten horsepower or more. The requirements to take an approved boating safety course and to obtain a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) issued identification card are the same, but the age threshold for the educational requirements is now based on whether you were born on or after January 1, 1988. For more information, visit the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission website.

The greatest boating safety tip for any Jupiter boater is to always wear a lifejacket! Most people who drown in boating accidents know how to…

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The Fourth of July is a treasured American celebration in Palm Beach County and all over the United States. Barbecue burgers and hot dogs, corn on the cob, hanging out with friends and family. Celebrating our great nation with sparklers and amazing firework displays are just some of the things we love about Independence Day!

While the Fourth is full of fun, it is still important to talk about safety tips and practice safe habits during the holiday! Learn the big fireworks for the professionals.

Please be aware of the following firework safety tips and stay safe:

-        Never let young children play with fireworks

-        Anyone using fireworks should stand away and have protective eye gear

-        Never try to re-light fireworks

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July 4th is upon us! Swing by any of the Palm Beach County area fireworks shops and purchase legal firecrackers to set off and show your appreciation of this great nation!  Every year we come together to celebrate our American independence, which means grilling, games, drinking, parades, and of course fireworks. While fireworks are a true American tradition, they need to be treated with respect, and used carefully!

Ever wonder why Americans set off fireworks on the Fourth of July?  It is understood that the very first Independence Day celebration, held in Philadelphia on July 4, 1777, colonists were still at war against Britain.  Even though the country was still amidst the Revolutionary War against Britain, citizens came together to watch their…

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According to an analysis of the FBI Uniform Crime Report Statistics by the National Council for Home Safety and Security, North Palm Beach placed 5th in the ranking of the safest cities in Florida in 2019. The Village of North Palm Beach is located in Palm Beach County, Florida, and proudly boasts the motto of “The Best Place to Live Under the Sun”.

North Palm Beach is a thriving community with a population over 13,000 known for its well-developed subdivisions, diversity of public and recreation services, the popular North Palm Beach Country Club, and its proximity to John D. MacArthur State Park.

Notable celebrities associated with North Palm Beach are golf legend Jack Nicklaus, mining billionaire Chris Cline, PGA golfer Gardner Dickinson, CFO of…

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