Acreage/Loxahatchee

LGWCD Board Considering Revisions To Public Records Policy

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

LGWCD Board Considering Revisions To Public Records Policy

At a meeting Monday, the Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District Board of Supervisors reviewed its policy on charging for extensive public records requests and decided to have legal staff recommend revisions. Supervisor John Ryan said recent events led to the review. He said the district had adopted a general policy in 2011 that it would provide records in accordance more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

SFWMD Engineer: Corbett Levee Work About To Begin

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

SFWMD Engineer: Corbett Levee Work About To Begin

The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors heard an update Wednesday on plans to upgrade the levee separating the J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area from The Acreage. At the board’s previous meeting, residents raised concerns about reduced seepage through the new levee, which they felt might affect their wells. Funding for the project was more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

Park Project And Garden Of Hope Set To Break Ground

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

Park Project And Garden Of Hope Set To Break Ground

Groundbreaking ceremonies for the long-awaited Acreage Community Park southern expansion and the Garden of Hope project are set for Wednesday, Sept 17 at 4 p.m. Garden of Hope organizer Tracy Newfield, whose daughter is a cancer survivor, explained that she started the project as a serene spot for families of cancer patients and survivors. “I heard they were more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , News

Seminole Ridge Hawks Trounce John I. Leonard 35-7

By at September 12, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Seminole Ridge Hawks Trounce John I. Leonard 35-7

BY GENE NARDI The Seminole Ridge High School varsity football squad traveled to John I. Leonard High School on Friday, Sept. 5 and rolled over the Lancers 35-7. Both teams were determined to get their first win of the regular season. Seminole Ridge (1-1) was upset by Boca Raton in its first game. But last week’s matchup had a different outcome, although it did not more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Sports

Lox Council Hears FEMA Update Before Hearings Next Week

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

Lox Council Hears FEMA Update Before Hearings Next Week

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council’s engineering consultant gave a progress report Tuesday on the battle to mitigate the proposed Federal Emergency Management Agency floods maps before FEMA’s open houses scheduled for next week. Town Manager Mark Kutney said that he and consultant Randy Wertepny will attend a technical meeting FEMA is having especially for more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Lox Groves To Pursue Lease With Option To Buy Chamber Building

By at September 5, 2014 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

Lox Groves To Pursue Lease With Option To Buy Chamber Building

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council continued its discussion this week with the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce regarding the chamber’s building at the corner of Southern Blvd. and F Road. The chamber has offered to sell the building to the town, and the council agreed Tuesday to consider a lease on the building with an option to buy. Last month, more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

PBSO Investigating Drums Dumped By Acreage Canal

By at September 5, 2014 | 12:01 am | 1 Comments

PBSO Investigating Drums Dumped By Acreage Canal

SEPT. 1 — A deputy from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office’s Acreage/Loxahatchee substation was called to Grapeview Blvd. in The Acreage on Monday evening regarding an environmental crime. According to a PBSO report, an onlooker called the substation to report that there were four 55-gallon drums of what appeared to be oil dumped at the canal near 99th Street more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Crime News , News

Bair And Ballweg Head To Runoff

By at August 29, 2014 | 12:05 am | 4 Comments

Bair And Ballweg Head To Runoff

Indian Trail Improvement District Seat 3 incumbent Supervisor Ralph Bair and challenger Alan Ballweg advanced to November’s general election ballot after receiving the most votes in a three-way primary Tuesday. Bair garnered 1,281 votes (41.3 percent), Ballweg took 1,134 votes (36.6 percent) and David Bradley pulled 684 votes (22.1 percent). A total of 3,099 votes more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

Benefit For Injured Acreage Athlete

By at August 29, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Benefit For Injured Acreage Athlete

Helping Hearts Corp. held a fundraiser on Sunday, Aug. 24 at Acreage Community Park for Acreage resident Antonio “A.J.” Young Jr., a local boy who was accidentally shot with a pellet gun a few months ago. Visitors enjoyed a workshop from Home Depot, raffle baskets, food trucks, giant bubbles, music, children’s activities and more. To learn how to help, contact more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Around Town , Featured

Hawks Defeat South Plantation In Pre-Season Game

By at August 29, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Hawks Defeat South Plantation In Pre-Season Game

BY GENE NARDI The Seminole Ridge High School varsity football team hosted Broward’s South Plantation on Friday, Aug. 22 in a preseason match-up. The Hawks edged the Paladins 24-20 for the win before a capacity crowd at Callery-Judge Stadium. Although Seminole Ridge never trailed in the contest after a pair of scores by running backs Kerrith Whyte and Dalton Case, more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Sports