Acreage/Loxahatchee

Lox Groves Council Approves New Home For Big Dog

By at April 24, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Lox Groves Council Approves New Home For Big Dog

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council approved a resolution Tuesday to allow Big Dog Ranch Rescue to locate on 33 acres at the southeast corner of Okeechobee Blvd. and D Road. The decision, which came after an hours-long discussion, was on a 3-1 vote with Councilman Ryan Liang opposed. Councilman Jim Rockett recused himself because a relative owns property south of the more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

ITID OKs A Reduced Interest Rate For Madison Green Bond

By at April 24, 2015 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

ITID OKs A Reduced Interest Rate For Madison Green Bond

At a special meeting on Wednesday, the Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors approved a bond refinancing for Unit 18, which covers the Madison Green community in Royal Palm Beach. Advisors told board members that the refinancing would save about $972,000 over the remaining life of the loan. The bond, which has about $8.7 million remaining, was issued more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News , Royal Palm Beach

ITID Preparing To Tackle Dust Problem On Acreage Roads

By at April 17, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

ITID Preparing To Tackle Dust Problem On Acreage Roads

Dust control in The Acreage has been an increasing problem that draws at least a few complaints from residents and board members at every Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors meeting — and last week’s meeting was no different. The board has found itself having to balance keeping dirt roads against the traffic calming needed to battle speeders on more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

LGWCD Agrees To B Road Quit Claim

By at April 17, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

LGWCD Agrees To B Road Quit Claim

The Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District on Monday approved the preparation of a quit claim to its 60-foot easement on B Road so that the town and developers, including Palm Beach State College, could proceed with development there. The developers — Palm Beach State College, Loxahatchee Equestrian Partners, Solar Sportsystems and Atlantic Land Investments — more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

ACS Relay For Life At Acreage Park

By at April 17, 2015 | 12:03 am | 1 Comments

ACS Relay For Life At Acreage Park

The Acreage/Loxahatchee Relay for Life held its 12-hour walk on Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11 at Acreage Community Park. Participants walked endless loops around the track in support of the American Cancer Society’s quest to defeat cancer. During the event, dozens of local cancer survivors were more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured

McKinlay To ITID: GL Homes Constrained Ag Bill Dead For Now

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

McKinlay To ITID: GL Homes Constrained Ag Bill Dead For Now

Palm Beach County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay said Wednesday that significant state legislation affecting The Acreage is dead at least for this legislative session. She brought that news and updates on other significant accomplishments to the Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors meeting Wednesday. “I’m excited to be here before you tonight,” more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

Lox Council Takes Steps To Stop Haulers Dumping Trash In Town

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

Lox Council Takes Steps To Stop Haulers Dumping Trash In Town

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council on Tuesday directed its staff to draft an ordinance similar to the town’s manure ordinance, or possibly add provisions to that ordinance prohibiting the dumping of dangerous Class 3 waste in town, in response to complaints that truckers have been dumping large quantities of trash in town claiming that it is mulch. Josh Lininger of more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Groves Council Postpones Big Dog Hearing To April 21

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

Groves Council Postpones Big Dog Hearing To April 21

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council on Tuesday postponed a vote on Big Dog Ranch Rescue’s plan to move to a site at Okeechobee Blvd. and D Road. The decision was moved to April 21 at the applicant’s request. Several residents attended the meeting to speak about the Big Dog application. Town Manager Bill Underwood said he had received correspondence from Big Dog more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

SRHS Flag Football Stays Unbeaten With Win Over WHS

By at April 10, 2015 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

SRHS Flag Football Stays Unbeaten With Win Over WHS

BY GENE NARDI On Thursday, April 2, the Seminole Ridge High School girls flag football team hosted district rival Wellington High School and shut out the Wolverines 38-0 to remain unbeaten at 4-0. The Hawks are currently ranked second in the inaugural Florida Flag Football Power 25 Poll. The Hawks jumped out early on the team’s first possession to take a 6-0 lead more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Sports

Mailbox Vandals Strike Several Acreage Homes

By at April 10, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Mailbox Vandals Strike Several Acreage Homes

APRIL 1 — A deputy from the Acreage/Loxahatchee substation of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a resident of W. Duran Blvd. in Royal Ascot Estates last Wednesday mornying regarding a case of vandalism. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 7 p.m. last Tuesday night and 8 a.m. the following morning, someone smashed the victim’s plastic more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Crime News , News