Acreage/Loxahatchee

Big Dog Shares Plans For Lox Groves Facility

By at March 27, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Big Dog Shares Plans For Lox Groves Facility

Big Dog Ranch Rescue led an informational meeting for Loxahatchee Groves residents and community leaders on Tuesday at the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce building, outlining plans to build a new facility for the nonprofit organization at Okeechobee Blvd. and D Road. Big Dog officials explained that the current facility in Acme Ranches is a former more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Acreage Park Community Music Fest

By at March 27, 2015 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Acreage Park Community Music Fest

The quarterly Acreage Community Music Fest was held Saturday, March 21 at Acreage Community Park featuring live bands, a car cruise-in, food trucks, kick ball, vendors, a kids zone and more. For more information, visit more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured

Lox Canvassing Board Validates Controversial Election Results

By at March 20, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Lox Canvassing Board Validates Controversial Election Results

Before a crowd of residents that spilled out to the parking lot, the Loxahatchee Groves Election Canvassing Board validated the re-election of incumbents Ron Jarriel and Ryan Liang on Tuesday in 3-1 votes amid allegations that Liang’s mother, Philomena Liu, and Councilman Jim Rockett had collected absentee ballots that had been requested fraudulently. Members of the more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Groves May Face Election Challenges, Recall Effort

By at March 20, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Groves May Face Election Challenges, Recall Effort

The attorney for candidate Keith Harris, who lost Loxahatchee Groves Town Council Seat 3 to incumbent Ryan Liang by nine votes in a controversial election last week, said Harris has not yet challenged the election but is gathering the information necessary to consider it. The election was clouded by accusations that Liang’s mother, Philomena Liu, and Councilman Jim more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Seminole Ridge Baseball Squad Defeats Broncos 1-0

By at March 20, 2015 | 12:04 am | 1 Comments

Seminole Ridge Baseball Squad Defeats Broncos 1-0

BY GENE NARDI The Seminole Ridge High School varsity baseball squad traveled Friday, March 13 to take on district foe Palm Beach Central High School, and held on to edge the Broncos 1-0. The No. 2 Hawks had defeated the Broncos earlier in the season 23-0, but this match-up was a completely different ballgame. Both teams played extremely well defensively through more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Sports

Lox Incumbents Finish Ahead, But Absentee Votes Are Being Contested

By at March 13, 2015 | 12:06 am | 1 Comments

Lox Incumbents Finish Ahead, But Absentee Votes Are Being Contested

Loxahatchee Groves Town Council incumbents Ron Jarriel and Ryan Liang were the apparent winners in Tuesday’s municipal election, but concerns over absentee ballot irregularities has led challenger Keith Harris not to concede the race pending an investigation. Jarriel was the election’s top vote-getter. According to unofficial returns from the Palm Beach County more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

ITID Board Gives Manager Good Grades, But No Raise For The Year

By at March 13, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

ITID Board Gives Manager Good Grades, But No Raise For The Year

The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors gave District Manager Jim Shallman a satisfactory rating on Wednesday, but no raise. Human relations attorney Lara Donlon said that if Shallman’s performance was deemed to be at least satisfactory based on an average score of evaluations submitted by board members, they may consider an increase in his base more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

LGWCD Agrees To Be Co-Applicant For College Road Permit

By at March 13, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

LGWCD Agrees To Be Co-Applicant For College Road Permit

In a 3-2 decision, the Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District Board of Supervisors agreed Monday to be a co-applicant for a permit from the South Florida Water Management District with the Town of Loxahatchee Groves and other entities, including Palm Beach State College, to make improvements to South B Road from Southern Blvd. to the Palm Beach State College more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Ron Jarriel Aims To Make Life Better For Groves Residents

By at March 6, 2015 | 12:06 am | 0 Comment

Ron Jarriel Aims To Make Life Better For Groves Residents

Vice Mayor Ron Jarriel is finishing up his second term on the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council and hopes town voters choose to return him for a third term on Tuesday, March 10. Finance Advisory & Audit Committee Chair Virginia Standish is challenging Jarriel in the race for Seat 1, one of two seats up for grabs next week. Jarriel has been a resident of more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Virginia Standish Concerned About Finances, LGWCD

By at March 6, 2015 | 12:06 am | 0 Comment

Virginia Standish Concerned About Finances, LGWCD

Virginia Standish, chair of the Loxahatchee Groves Finance Advisory & Auditing Committee, is challenging Loxahatchee Groves Vice Mayor Ron Jarriel for Seat 1 in the Tuesday, March 10 election. Standish is a Palm Beach County native who has lived in Loxahatchee Groves since 1983. She is project administrator for a construction firm, and before that worked for an more...

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