Wells Dusenbury, Sun Sentinel

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Recent articles by Wells:

Homeowners affected by Hurricane Ian get more time to apply for federal aid

Homeowners and renters in Palm Beach County who were impacted by Hurricane Ian will have until Jan. 12 to apply for FEMA assistance after the agency extended its deadline this week. → Read More

Family sues over Boynton Beach woman’s kratom-related death

The family of a Boynton Beach woman who overdosed and died last year is suing a company, accusing it of selling her a product with the herb kratom, without proper warnings and instructions. → Read More

What’s being built there? A 143-room hotel in Delray Beach just north of Atlantic Avenue.

A 143-room Hampton Inn by Hilton is currently under construction in downtown Delray Beach, just north of Atlantic Avenue. → Read More

The new, unconventional I-95 exit at Glades Road will finally debut in Boca Raton next year

A massive, first-of-its-kind project in Palm Beach County, the new diverging diamond interchange at Glades Road will transform the way people enter and exit the freeway. But drivers will have to wait just a little bit longer before the unique roadway is unveiled. → Read More

What’s being built there? New luxury condos planned for Delray Beach along Federal Highway

In a continuing trend of new projects along North Federal Highway, a three-story, 41,000-square foot luxury condominium building is in the works for Delray Beach. → Read More

DeSantis-led red wave penetrates even once-blue Palm Beach County

The red tsunami generated by Gov. Ron DeSantis, felt everywhere in Florida, was so big that it produced major Republican gains and ended Democratic dominance in once-blue Palm Beach County. The shift was wide and deep. The state’s most populous county, Miami-Dade, also went Republican red. Of the three big South Florida counties, only Broward remained Democratic, but it’s less blue than it’s… → Read More

As downtown Delray Beach thrives, there are even more growth plans ahead

Development along Delray Beach’s West Atlantic Avenue has significantly lagged behind its thriving counterpart east of Swinton Avenue over the years, but the corridor is finally beginning to show signs of life. → Read More

What’s being built there? More than 200 apartments are planned in Tamarac

A major new apartment complex in Tamarac, EDEN West will feature 212 rental units at the corner of West McNab Road and North Pine Island Road. → Read More

Man dies after being struck by shipping container at Port Everglades

A man died after being struck by a shipping container at Port Everglades, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said. → Read More

Man accused of pretending to be an HOA president won’t face perjury charge in Delray Beach

Prosecutors have decided a Delray Beach man won’t face a perjury charge after he was jailed on suspicion of lying during a public meeting about being an HOA president. → Read More

Val Demings and Marco Rubio clash in a strikingly aggressive Senate debate

They engaged in the obligatory, pre-debate handshake. But when the TV cameras went on Tuesday night, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and U.S. Rep. Val Demings, his challenger, engaged in a heated and aggressive debate, repeatedly shredding each other with descriptions like “lie” and “crazy.” → Read More

These 3 Palm Beach County Commission seats are up for grabs in November’s election

In November’s election, three of the seven seats on the Board of County Commission are up for grabs with two newcomers facing off and a pair of incumbents seeking re-election. → Read More

King tides bring more street flooding to parts of South Florida

Some parts of South Florida dealt with flooded roadways Monday with king tide season well underway. And the buildup of flood waters is likely to keep happening on and off during the next two months. → Read More

Boca Raton readies for new 14-acre park opening off Intracoastal Waterway

A 14-acre lot in Boca Raton that’s remained vacant for nearly 30 years will soon be the site of a new park by the Intracoastal Waterway. Boca Raton parks officials are finishing development on Ocean Strand Park, which will stretch from the Intracoastal to A1A, in between Spanish River Boulevard and Palmetto Park Road. → Read More

Gunman outside Publix dies after deputy shot him

A 21-year-old man who was shot by Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies after he fired a gun multiple times outside a Greenacres Publix died Thursday, the sheriff’s office announced. → Read More

Missing man may have tried to ride Jet Ski from South Florida to Bahamas, deputies say

Authorities are trying to find the 52-year-old man, Charles Walker, who was last seen about 5 p.m. Friday in Pompano Beach in the 3200 block of Northeast 16th Street. → Read More

Delray Beach voters to decide on $120 million bond items for public safety and parks

Delray Beach voters will decide on a pair of bond items that could fund up to $120 million for a new police station and upgrades to city parks. The items will be placed on the ballot for next year's city elections in March. → Read More

Don’t ‘beat the train’: Officers will patrol railroad crossings to curb deaths

South Florida law enforcement agencies, partnering with Brightline, will be stepping up their efforts to prevent drivers from recklessly trying to beat the high-speed trains — the latest effort to try to curb the mounting number of railroad accidents and deaths. → Read More

Boca Raton awaits new high-rises, condos and more. How the downtown boom is still surging.

Boca Raton’s vision of redeveloping its downtown into a thriving corridor lined with new apartments, and condomiums buildings is coming to fruition. Thousands of new residentials units have already built and more than a thousand are still in development. → Read More

Housing is so hot in Delray Beach, more than 1,500 apartments are planned in this corridor

Delray Beach has seen a surge of new housing development along Congress Avenue and another apartment complex is planned, paving the way for more than 1,500 new apartments and townhomes along the corridor. → Read More