Acreage/Loxahatchee

County Candidates Take Questions At LGLA Forum

By at October 31, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

County Candidates Take Questions At LGLA Forum

The three candidates vying for the District 6 seat on the Palm Beach County Commission participated in a forum hosted Thursday, Oct. 23 by the Loxahatchee Groves Landowners’ Association. Democratic candidate Melissa McKinlay, Republican candidate Andy Schaller and independent candidate Michelle Santamaria are seeking the seat being vacated by term-limited County more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Minto West Gets County Approval

By at October 31, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Minto West Gets County Approval

After a marathon 10-hour meeting Wednesday, the Palm Beach County Commission gave comprehensive plan, land use and zoning approvals to the planned Minto West development. The approvals came on three 5-2 votes with Commissioner Jess Santamaria and Vice Mayor Paulette Burdick dissenting. The votes cleared the way for Minto to develop up to 4,436 homes and 2.1 million more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , News

Final ITID Questions: ITID Staffing Policy, Campaign Summary

By at October 31, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Final ITID Questions: ITID Staffing Policy, Campaign Summary

The Town-Crier has been asking questions each week to the six people seeking three seats on the Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors. This week’s question: How would you rate the current staff of the Indian Trail Improvement District? What changes, if any, would you like to see made regarding ITID’s staff or staffing policy? Candidates were then more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

Seminole Ridge Crowns Royalty

By at October 31, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Seminole Ridge Crowns Royalty

Seminole Ridge High School crowned its homecoming king and queen on Friday, Oct. 24. Shown here is Homecoming King Austin Taylor and Homecoming Queen Natalie Fisher. Meanwhile, on the football field, the Hawks hosted Pahokee High School, dominating the Blue Devils 54-21. Photo by Gene more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , People , Schools

Minto West’s Density Increase Heads To Key Vote

By at October 24, 2014 | 12:05 am | 8 Comments

Minto West’s Density Increase Heads To Key Vote

Minto West’s petition for increased density comes up for a binding vote before the Palm Beach County Commission on Wednesday, Oct. 29, with additional time allotted on Thursday, Oct. 30 in anticipation of a long meeting. After a seven-hour meeting in August, with lengthy staff and developer presentations and public comment, mostly against the density increase, Minto more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , News

ITID Question 5: Thoughts On Development Near The Acreage

By at October 24, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

ITID Question 5: Thoughts On Development Near The Acreage

From now until the election, the Town-Crier will ask questions each week to the six people seeking three seats on the Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors. This week’s question: What are your thoughts on development in areas adjacent to The Acreage? What should ITID do regarding these planned development projects? ITID SEAT 3 Ralph Bair — As a more...

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Lox Council OKs Work On Light At Okee And D Road

By at October 24, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Lox Council OKs Work On Light At Okee And D Road

In a 3-2 vote, the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council approved a resolution to design a traffic signal and road improvements at Okeechobee Blvd. and D Road on Tuesday, over objections that the signal will have to be torn down when the county eventually widens the road to four lanes. The town selected traffic engineers Simmons & White to do the project about two years more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

ITID Question 4: Candidates On Park Issues And ITID Recreation Policy

By at October 17, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

ITID Question 4: Candidates On Park Issues And ITID Recreation Policy

From now until the election, the Town-Crier will ask questions each week to the six people seeking three seats on the Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors. This week’s question: How would you characterize the Indian Trail Improvement District’s recreation policy? Does more or less money need to be spent on parks? Should ITID run its own recreation more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

Palms West Hospital’s Fall Ball

By at October 17, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Palms West Hospital’s Fall Ball

Palms West Hospital hosted its Fall Ball on Saturday, Oct. 11 on the hospital grounds. More than 1,000 children pre-registered for fall fun, which included face painting, balloon animals, a hay ride, a pumpkin patch, giveaways, a petting zoo, meeting fire-rescue and law enforcement personnel, nutritious food activities and more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured

ITID Making Plans To Sue Over Minto

By at October 17, 2014 | 12:05 am | 4 Comments

ITID Making Plans To Sue Over Minto

The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors agreed unanimously last week to prepare for litigation should the Palm Beach County Commission approve Minto West’s plan for 4,549 homes and up to 2.1 million square feet of non-residential uses on the 3,789-acre parcel of land that was once Callery-Judge Grove. The vote at the Oct. 8 board meeting came after more...

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