Acreage/Loxahatchee

Town Rejects Minto’s Help In Designing Okeechobee Blvd.

By at December 19, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Town Rejects Minto’s Help In Designing Okeechobee Blvd.

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council on Tuesday declined an invitation by Minto to collaborate on plans for Okeechobee Blvd. Councilmen Tom Goltzené and Ryan Liang recused themselves from voting because of financial and property interests at the former Callery-Judge Grove land, now being developed as Minto West. Town Manager Bill Underwood said Minto had reached out more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Lox Groves Council Drops Referendum On Bond Debt Rules

By at December 19, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Lox Groves Council Drops Referendum On Bond Debt Rules

In a 3-2 vote Tuesday, the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council dropped a referendum to ask voters whether they want to let the council decide on issuing bonds requiring repayment of more than three years, which would have eliminated the charter-required public referendum on long-term debt. The council did, however, approve several questions to appear on the March 10 more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Several Acreage Projects In County Five-Year Plan

By at December 19, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Several Acreage Projects In County Five-Year Plan

The Palm Beach County Commission approved its five-year capital and road improvement comprehensive plan update on Tuesday, and included were a number of projects in The Acreage. The capital plan approved this week includes a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office substation for The Acreage, plus improvements to 60th Street and Royal Palm Beach Blvd. in fiscal year more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , News

Sem Ridge Basketball Holds On To Defeat Jupiter 64-56

By at December 19, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Sem Ridge Basketball Holds On To Defeat Jupiter 64-56

BY GENE NARDI The Seminole Ridge High School boys varsity basketball squad hosted rival Jupiter High School on Friday, Dec. 12 and held on to defeat the Warriors 64-56. Out of the gate, the Hawks took a commanding 20-6 lead, giving Jupiter little time to put together any kind of counterattack with just under two minutes remaining in the first period. Jupiter did more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Sports

Church Hosts ‘Back To Bethlehem’

By at December 19, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Church Hosts ‘Back To Bethlehem’

Community of Hope Church hosted its 10th annual Back to Bethlehem celebration Friday, Dec. 12 through Sunday, Dec. 14. The event took visitors back in time to the City of Bethlehem where they learned about life at the time of Jesus’ birth. For more information, visit www.gocoh.com. PHOTOS BY more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured , People

LGWCD Supervisors OK New Lobbyist Registration Policy

By at December 12, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

LGWCD Supervisors OK New Lobbyist Registration Policy

The Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District Board of Supervisors approved a resolution Monday that will require lobbyists to register before conducting business with the district. The idea was introduced by Supervisor Don Widing several months ago, and a draft of the resolution was discussed at the previous board meeting as a way for the district to maintain a more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Holiday Theme At Acreage Music Fest

By at December 12, 2014 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

Holiday Theme At Acreage Music Fest

The Acreage Landowners’ Association hosted a holiday-themed Acreage Community Park Music Fest, along with a classic car cruise-in and a special chili cookoff Saturday, Dec. 6. Ten different bands performed, Santa and Mrs. Claus made an appearance, and the chili cookoff benefited Flags for the Cure. For more info., visit www.acreagelandowners.com. PHOTOS BY ANDREA more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured

Girl Scouts Gather For Holiday Party

By at December 12, 2014 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

Girl Scouts Gather For Holiday Party

A dozen Girl Scout troops gathered Sunday, Dec. 7 at Loxahatchee Groves Park for a “Share the Season” holiday party. The girls put together holiday dinners for local families, collected toys and clothing, and prepared cards for the military. They also enjoyed games, crafts and ice cream more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured , People

Electrical Wiring Stolen From Vacant Acreage Homes

By at December 12, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Electrical Wiring Stolen From Vacant Acreage Homes

DEC. 8 — A deputy from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office’s Acreage/Loxahatchee substation was called to a vacant home on 75th Lane North in The Acreage on Monday morning regarding a residential burglary. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 7 p.m. last Saturday and 9:45 a.m. Monday, someone pulled the meter from the side of the residence, entered the more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Crime News , News

ITID Board Congratulates New Commissioner

By at December 5, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

ITID Board Congratulates New Commissioner

The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors approved a resolution Wednesday congratulating newly elected District 6 County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay, who was on hand to swear in newly re-elected supervisors Ralph Bair, Jennifer Hager and Carol Jacobs. Supervisor Michelle Damone read the resolution, which concluded, “The supervisors of the board at more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News