Acreage/Loxahatchee

Lox Groves Town Council, LGWCD OK Trail Agreement

By at May 22, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Lox Groves Town Council, LGWCD OK Trail Agreement

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council and the Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District Board of Supervisors agreed on an accord for the development of recreational trails in a joint workshop Tuesday, after months of hammering it out. The LGWCD board approved the agreement May 11, and the town council is set to give final approval at its next meeting. Town Attorney more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Incumbent Snowball Faces Challenger In LGWCD Election

By at May 22, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Incumbent Snowball Faces Challenger In LGWCD Election

Loxahatchee Groves resident Laura Danowski is challenging incumbent Supervisor Robert Snowball next month for the seat that he has occupied for 15 years on the Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District Board of Supervisors. Snowball’s seat is the only one filled by a vote of qualified electors, rather than a proxy vote based on acreage. Qualified electors are more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

ITID Draft Budget Calls For Small Assessment Hike

By at May 22, 2015 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

ITID Draft Budget Calls For Small Assessment Hike

The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors was presented with a draft budget Wednesday that will focus on drainage improvements and new maintenance equipment. While the new maintenance equipment will be leased at a savings, the budget calls for an average assessment increase of approximately 3 percent. ITID Finance Director Don Rinzel said district more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

Seminole Ridge Football’s Spring Training Underway

By at May 22, 2015 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Seminole Ridge Football’s Spring Training Underway

BY GENE NARDI Spring football has started, and the Seminole Ridge High School football squad is preparing to do battle in arguably the toughest district in Palm Beach County. Teams are permitted 20 days of spring training before the end of the school year, including a spring jamboree game. The Hawks are in District 9-8A, which was reconfigured for the 2015 season to more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Sports

Golden Grove Elementary Career Day

By at May 22, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Golden Grove Elementary Career Day

Golden Grove Elementary School held its annual career day on Friday, May 15. There were indoor demonstrations and videos about various careers. Outside featured equipment and vehicles from the U.S. Army, the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, Publix, John Deere and more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured , Schools

LGWCD Sends Trail Agreement To The Town Council

By at May 15, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

LGWCD Sends Trail Agreement To The Town Council

The Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District Board of Supervisors approved an agreement Monday with the Town of Loxahatchee Groves to allow the construction of multipurpose trails along district canal easements, as long as they are fenced to protect property owners that abut them. LGWCD Administrator Steve Yohe said the district had also received communications from more...

Equestrian , Loxahatchee Groves , News

Vinceremos Riding Center Hosts Barn Groundbreaking

By at May 15, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Vinceremos Riding Center Hosts Barn Groundbreaking

The Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center in Loxahatchee Groves broke ground on a new barn amid fanfare Friday, May 8. “We are so grateful to have everyone here and to have the people who have supported this project with us,” said Ruth Menor, Vinceremos founder and executive director. Menor offered her gratitude to her board of directors, as well as the Davis more...

Equestrian , Loxahatchee Groves , News

Fine Arts Festival At Western Pines

By at May 15, 2015 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Fine Arts Festival At Western Pines

Western Pines Middle School presented its third annual Fine Arts Festival on Thursday, May 7 in the school cafeteria. It was a great opportunity to view the fine arts, academies and language arts programs offered at the Acreage-area school. The event included artwork, information technology projects, poetry and creative writing, as well as a performance by the jazz band. more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured , Schools

ATV Stolen From Acreage Home

By at May 15, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

ATV Stolen From Acreage Home

MAY 6 — A deputy from the PBSO’s Acreage/Loxahatchee substation was called to a home on Citrus Grove Blvd. in The Acreage last Wednesday morning regarding a residential burglary. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 10 p.m. last Tuesday and 5:20 a.m. last Wednesday, someone entered the victim’s garage and removed a quad ATV as well as two ATV tire rims, more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Crime News , News

Loxahatchee Groves Council OKs Waste Dumping Ordinance

By at May 8, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Loxahatchee Groves Council OKs Waste Dumping Ordinance

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council approved the first reading of an ordinance Tuesday to immediately stop the dumping of waste material that has been piling up on some residents’ property, possibly at the consent of owners who receive tipping fees from the dumpers. On April 7, the council instructed town staff to draft an ordinance that would prohibit the dumping of more...

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