Acreage/Loxahatchee

Special Event At Acreage Green Market

By at July 25, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Special Event At Acreage Green Market

The Acreage Green Market held a special event Saturday, July 20 featuring a community yard sale, appearances by Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, a bounce house and a water slide. Those who donated blood were treated to shaved ice from Raspados, a beach towel and a wellness screening. Local vendors were on hand, and Rick Nelson provided music. Meanwhile, a back-to-school more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured

Lox Groves Adopts $2.9 Million Budget

By at July 25, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Lox Groves Adopts $2.9 Million Budget

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council adopted a preliminary budget for Fiscal Year 2015 of almost $2.9 million on Friday, July 18. That’s about 37 percent less than the Fiscal Year 2014 appropriations, with a Truth in Millage (TRIM) rate of 1.5 mills, as recommended by staff. At an earlier meeting on July 1, the council approved a motion to set the tax rate at 1.2 more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

The World’s Second-Ugliest Dog Is One Sweet Pup

By at July 25, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

The World’s Second-Ugliest Dog Is One Sweet Pup

BY ADAM NIR How can a dog that finished as runner-up in the “World’s Ugliest Dog” contest be considered cute? Quasi Modo — called Quasi by his owners, Mike Carroll and Ginnie Sayre — is just such a pup. “She was turned in to the local animal shelter where I work,” recalled Sayre, a veterinarian. “As soon as I saw her, I knew I had to have her because more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , News

Helping Hearts Bunco Fundraiser

By at July 25, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Helping Hearts Bunco Fundraiser

The Helping Hearts Corporation held its fundraiser Pennies for Penny on Sunday, July 20 at Tree’s Wings & Ribs in Royal Palm Beach. Attendees played friendly games of Bunco, winning prizes and enjoying great food to help Ashley Packard collect the money necessary to pay off her service dog, Penny. For more info., visit www.facebook.com/helpingheartsoflox. PHOTOS BY more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured , People

ITID Hears From Minto, Consultants On Development

By at July 18, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

ITID Hears From Minto, Consultants On Development

Minto West representatives presented their revised plans to develop the 3,800-acre former Callery-Judge property with less residential development but increased commercial uses at the Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors meeting Wednesday, July 9. Meanwhile, ITID consultants hired by the district to address development projects in the area also gave more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

ITID OKs Spending Plan With Higher Assessments

By at July 18, 2014 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

ITID OKs Spending Plan With Higher Assessments

The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors approved a nearly $13 million preliminary budget for Fiscal Year 2015 at a workshop Wednesday, July 9. At the workshop, supervisors instructed ITID staff to reduce a proposed 9.41 percent average assessment increase by equalizing reserves in individual units where some had excess reserves. ITID President more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

LGWCD Approves $1.6 Million Budget

By at July 18, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

LGWCD Approves $1.6 Million Budget

The Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District approved a resolution Monday adopting a $1.6 million budget for next year, reporting $147,265 in excess revenue and no assessment increase. The budget will include the purchase of a new tractor with a box blade, bush hog and seeder, improvements to the district’s meeting room and a truck side-pour device. LGWCD more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

County Officials Attempt To Address Minto Concerns

By at July 11, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

County Officials Attempt To Address Minto Concerns

Palm Beach County conducted an informational meeting Tuesday night at Seminole Ridge High School regarding the proposed Minto West development. An estimated 120 people attended, with 103 signing in at the meeting. A number of county officials were there to give presentations and answer questions. Palm Beach County Planning, Zoning & Building Executive Director more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , News

Acreage COP Captain Seeks Recruits In Lox Groves

By at July 11, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Acreage COP Captain Seeks Recruits In Lox Groves

Sandra Love Semande, Citizen Observer Patrol (COP) captain for The Acreage, went to the Loxahatchee Groves Village Council meeting last week to call for new members. “I’m here to recruit for the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Citizen Observer Patrol unit,” Semande said. “You do not currently have a unit here, and one of our members is patrolling your more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , News

Acreage Crash Claims Life Of Motorcyclist

By at July 11, 2014 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

Acreage Crash Claims Life Of Motorcyclist

JULY 5 — A motorcyclist died last Saturday from injuries sustained during an accident at the intersection of Royal Palm Beach and Tangerine boulevards in The Acreage. At approximately 8:15 p.m., a 2003 Ford van driven by Delores Marzan, 70, of West Palm Beach was traveling north on Royal Palm Beach Blvd., while a 1993 Kawasaki motorcycle driven by Deer Run resident more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Crime News , News