Acreage/Loxahatchee

Lox Council Denies Request Regarding B Road Work

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Lox Council Denies Request Regarding B Road Work

On Tuesday, July 21, the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council denied a request from the developers of the commercial project at B Road and Southern Blvd. to grant them a self-help provision to proceed with a paving project at the intersection. The property at B Road and Southern Blvd. is being developed into a new Palm Beach State College campus, along with two approved more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Indian Trail President: County Code Enforcement Out In Force

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Indian Trail President: County Code Enforcement Out In Force

Indian Trail Improvement District President Carol Jacobs warned residents last week that Palm Beach County code enforcers have been out in The Acreage citing residents for infractions. “I want to let everybody know,” she said. “Palm Beach County is out in force with their code enforcement. All of a sudden, after 20 years, they decided they want a lot of money more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

Hundreds Come Together To Support Special Olympian Christina Cooney

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Hundreds Come Together To Support Special Olympian Christina Cooney

More than 200 people came out to the Lindburgers Restaurant in Wellington on Thursday, July 16 to help local athlete Christina Cooney get to the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. Christina, 37, is an experienced rider at the Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center in Loxahatchee Groves. She will be one of the 10 riders on the U.S. 2015 World Special more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Equestrian , News , People

ITID Safety Fair At Hamlin House

By at July 31, 2015 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

ITID Safety Fair At Hamlin House

The Indian Trail Improvement District held a free Public Safety Fair Day on Saturday, July 25 at the Hamlin House Community Center. The day drew a crowd, as kids met with Smokey the Bear and Sparky the Fire Dog, played games, and enjoyed a bounce house, water slide and more, all while learning about safety and getting a free Child ID. For more information, call (561) more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured

Exchange Students Visit Project 425

By at July 31, 2015 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

Exchange Students Visit Project 425

Project 425 members welcomed Spanish exchange students to G&M Ranch in Loxahatchee Groves on Wednesday, July 22. Students got to speak with veterans of the Vietnam War. The students learned the important role of Huey helicopters during the conflict. Four military vehicles transported guests to nearby Tropical Bamboo Nursery & Gardens for a tour. Members of the St. more...

Around Town , Featured , Loxahatchee Groves

Ryan Liang Keeps Lox Council Seat

By at July 10, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Ryan Liang Keeps Lox Council Seat

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council voted 3-1 on Tuesday to keep Councilman Ryan Liang in his seat despite a challenge that his record of pleading no contest to a felony charge of molesting spiny lobster traps in the Florida Keys in 2001 should require his forfeiture of office. Liang was required to recuse himself from the discussion and did not vote. Attorneys Rick more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

‘World’s Ugliest Dog’ Glad To Be Back Home

By at July 10, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

‘World’s Ugliest Dog’ Glad To Be Back Home

Quasi Modo, a local dog with shortened vertebra, recently won the dubious distinction of World’s Ugliest Dog. She returned home to G&M Ranch in Loxahatchee Groves last weekend after flying to California twice in a week and appearing on several national talk shows. The World’s Ugliest Dog contest takes place annually in Petaluma, Calif., as part of the more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Groves Council Starts Process To Replace Town Management Firm

By at July 10, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Groves Council Starts Process To Replace Town Management Firm

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council approved a timeline Tuesday to submit a request for proposals (RFP) for a new town management firm, amid pleas by residents to keep Underwood Management Services Group for another year under its current contract. Town Attorney Michael Cirullo said he had prepared a draft RFP for the council to consider, based on the previous RFP used more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Wellington Rugby Club Hosts Team From England

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Wellington Rugby Club Hosts Team From England

BY GENE NARDI On Thursday, July 2, the Wellington Wizards Rugby Club’s U15 team hosted Horton Tech College from England at Acreage Community Park. The focus of the friendly match was to embrace the opportunity to experience rugby at an international level and promote the sport here in the United States, but neither team could ignore the urge to be more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Sports

Hamlin House Grillin’ & Chillin’ Bash

By at July 10, 2015 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Hamlin House Grillin’ & Chillin’ Bash

The second annual Fourth of July Grillin’ & Chillin’ BBQ Bash was held at the Hamlin House Community Center in The Acreage on Saturday, July 4. The free neighborhood event featured food, music and games. More than 100 people were on hand, and South of Southern entertained the crowd while everyone enjoyed the festivities. Photos by Mike more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured