Acreage/Loxahatchee

ITID Easement Moves Corbett Levee Project One Step Forward

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ITID Easement Moves Corbett Levee Project One Step Forward

By Briana D’Andrea The South Florida Water Management District is one step closer to developing its long-planned levee in between the J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area and The Acreage. The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors gave the green light to a quadrant agreement and temporary construction easement for the project at a meeting more...

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Campers Visit McCarthy’s Sanctuary

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Campers Visit McCarthy’s Sanctuary

Okeeheelee Nature Center campers took a field trip on Tuesday, Aug. 5 to McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary in The Acreage. Kids got to pet birds, geckos, salamanders, lizards, a snake and a kinkajou. They also got to see and learn about the rescued wild cats that live at the more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured , Sports

Seminole Ridge Football Team Preps For Fall Season

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Seminole Ridge Football Team Preps For Fall Season

BY GENE NARDI The fall football season is about to get underway, and the Seminole Ridge High School Hawks have high expectations. Last year, the Hawks were the District 9-8A runners-up and finished the season with a 6-5 record. The Hawks also saw 28 seniors graduate with the Class of 2014, but will return key starters on both sides of the ball. Returning as more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Sports

Seminole Ridge Players Host Volleyball Camp

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Seminole Ridge Players Host Volleyball Camp

Seminole Ridge High School coach Scott O’Hara and counselors from the volleyball team held a volleyball camp Aug. 4-7 to help players develop skills and learn the game. The last day of the camp was “crazy sock and hair day.” Campers also put on games during the last hour of the last day for the parents to come and watch. “I can’t say enough about coach more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Sports

SRHS Basketball Team Hosts Camp

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SRHS Basketball Team Hosts Camp

The Seminole Ridge High School basketball teams continued with their third week of basketball camp on Wednesday, Aug. 6. The camp was for boys ages 6 to 15 of all skill levels. Several members of the SRHS varsity and junior varsity basketball teams served as counselors, assisting in techniques and drills under the direction of coach Kai Lee. Photos by Fabiana more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured , Sports

Indian Trail Seat 3 Candidates Face Off At ALA Forum

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Indian Trail Seat 3 Candidates Face Off At ALA Forum

The three men running for Indian Trail Improvement District Seat 3 were among the participants in an Acreage Landowners’ Association candidates forum Monday evening at the ITID office. Incumbent ITID Supervisor Ralph Bair and challengers Alan Ballweg and David Bradley will be on the Aug. 26 primary election ballot. If no candidate gets more than 50 percent of the more...

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Groves To Consider Purchase Or Lease Of Chamber Building

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Groves To Consider Purchase Or Lease Of Chamber Building

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council on Tuesday agreed to listen to proposals to lease or possibly purchase the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce’s building at Southern Blvd. and F Road. Chamber CEO Wayne Burns offered to discuss the possibilities, explaining that the chamber has been downsizing and no longer needs all the space in the almost more...

Business , Loxahatchee Groves , News

ITID Auditor Finds Internal Control Issues Due To Changes In Staff

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ITID Auditor Finds Internal Control Issues Due To Changes In Staff

The Indian Trail Improvement District’s auditor gave the district an unmodified opinion on its financial statements Wednesday, meaning there were no egregious disparities found in its 2012-13 financial year. But the auditor did find a breakdown in internal control primarily due to staff turnover that year. Deborah Diaz with Rampell & Rampell said the audit was more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

New Fire Truck Serving Lox Groves

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New Fire Truck Serving Lox Groves

There’s a new fire truck protecting the Loxahatchee Groves community. The new 2014 Sutphen Shield was on display before the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council’s meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 5. The truck is equipped with a 1250 GPM Hale pump with a top-mounted pump panel. It has an onboard foam system and other equipment, such as the Jaws of Life. It is fully outfitted with more...

Briefs , Loxahatchee Groves

Minto West Project Heads To Planning Commission Aug. 8

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Minto West Project Heads To Planning Commission Aug. 8

On Aug. 8, the Palm Beach County Planning Commission will convene a public hearing on Minto’s plan to change the Future Land Use Atlas, allowing it to increase the approved uses at the 3,750-acre former Callery-Judge Grove property. The request, designed to accommodate the planned Minto West development, would increase the density from 2,996 residential units and up more...

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