Acreage/Loxahatchee

Lox Council Moves Toward Purchasing Chamber Building

By at November 21, 2014 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

Lox Council Moves Toward Purchasing Chamber Building

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council authorized its staff Tuesday to proceed with the purchase of the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce building at F Road and Southern Blvd. Town Manager Bill Underwood said he had gotten two appraisals of $581,635 and $583,824, which does not include the land because that belongs to the county. However, council members are more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

ITID Approves County Permit For 60th Street Intersection

By at November 21, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

ITID Approves County Permit For 60th Street Intersection

In a 4-1 decision, the Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors granted the county a special drainage permit Wednesday to improve the intersection at 60th Street and Royal Palm Beach Blvd. after hearing input from several dozen residents both for and against the project. The intersection improvement will complete the third connection of the State Road 7 more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

Physical Therapy Helps Area Man Recover

By at November 21, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Physical Therapy Helps Area Man Recover

Wilberforce “Will” English and his wife, Dawn M. Boughdon-English, are preparing to return to their home in Loxahatchee after he was hospitalized for more than five months. On June 28, Will and his wife were in a horrific automobile accident while driving home from a singing engagement at a local establishment. While in route, they were hit by a drunk more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , People

High-Tech PBSO Program At Golden Grove Elementary

By at November 21, 2014 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

High-Tech PBSO Program At Golden Grove Elementary

Talk about high-tech, Golden Grove and KEC/Canal Point elementary school, along with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, are utilizing a Polycom video conferencing system to allow fifth grade students some 35 miles apart to collaborate on a STEM grant involving a mock crime scene investigation. The collaboration, through use of the Polycom system, allows PBSO more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Schools

Minto VP Discuses Development At Chamber Luncheon

By at November 14, 2014 | 12:05 am | 2 Comments

Minto VP Discuses Development At Chamber Luncheon

Minto Communities Vice President of Planning & Development John Carter was the featured speaker at a Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce luncheon held Thursday, Nov. 6 at the Binks Forest Golf Club in Wellington. Minto recently received land use and zoning approval for Minto West, a development of up to 4,549 homes and 2.1 million square feet of more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Business , News

College Breaks Ground On New Lox Groves Campus

By at November 14, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

College Breaks Ground On New Lox Groves Campus

On Friday, Nov. 7, more than 100 people gathered for the groundbreaking celebration at Palm Beach State College’s new Loxahatchee Groves campus. Palm Beach State College President Dr. Dennis P. Gallon welcomed the attendees, who included local dignitaries, politicians and college officials. “This is the day that we’ve all been waiting for,” he said. “It is more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News , Schools

LGWCD OKs Agreement With Town For Work On Equestrian Trails

By at November 14, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

LGWCD OKs Agreement With Town For Work On Equestrian Trails

The Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District Board of Supervisors approved an agreement Monday with the Town of Loxahatchee Groves for reimbursement of expenses in preparing and recording maintenance easement maps for public recreational trails, which led to a discussion of whether the district should become dependent to the town. Only a few people attended the more...

Equestrian , Loxahatchee Groves , News

Lox Council OKs Commercial Use For Day Property

By at November 7, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Lox Council OKs Commercial Use For Day Property

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council approved the preliminary reading of ordinances Tuesday to allow low-density commercial development on the Day property at the southwest corner of Folsom Road and Okeechobee Blvd. The council approved a small-scale land use change and zoning for the 10-acre parcel owned by Willy and Franklin Day, which sits east of the 10-acre Red more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

To Sue Or Not To Sue: Indian Trail Officials Divided

By at November 7, 2014 | 12:05 am | 6 Comments

To Sue Or Not To Sue: Indian Trail Officials Divided

The Indian Trial Improvement District Board of Supervisors will decide officially Nov. 10 on whether to go to court to fight a county decision last week granting Minto West a density increase, but the count at a workshop on Monday showed that board members are divided, opposing more litigation by a 3-2 vote. Attorney Marty Perry, representing ITID on the Minto West more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

Voters Return All ITID Incumbents For Another Term

By at November 7, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Voters Return All ITID Incumbents For Another Term

Incumbents Ralph Bair, Jennifer Hager and Carol Jacobs retained their seats Tuesday on the Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors. Seat 1 incumbent Hager took 6,178 votes (53.5 percent), defeating former Supervisor Mike Erickson, who took 5,361 votes (46.5 percent). Seat 3 incumbent Bair took 6,316 votes (57 percent), defeating Alan Ballweg, who took more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News