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Wellington Village Council Approves $7.3 Million Acme District Budget

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Wellington Village Council Approves $7.3 Million Acme District Budget

The Wellington Village Council on Tuesday approved a larger budget for the Acme Improvement District next year, keeping the same per-unit assessment as the current year. Acme is a special taxing district controlled by the Village of Wellington focused primarily on drainage and park maintenance services. Finance Director Tanya Quickel said that the Acme budget is more...

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Wellington, Urban League Team Up On Homeownership

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Wellington, Urban League Team Up On Homeownership

The Urban League of Palm Beach County and the Village of Wellington conducted a Preserving Homeownership Clinic on Saturday, Aug. 22 at Village Park on Pierson Road to provide residents with the opportunity to speak one-on-one with lenders, certified housing counselors and legal assistants from the Florida Legal Aid Society. Jean Louis, director of housing for the more...

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Michael Stone Urges Wellington Business Leaders To Visit Tryon Horse Show

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Michael Stone Urges Wellington Business Leaders To Visit Tryon Horse Show

Michael Stone, president of Equestrian Sport Productions, was the main speaker at Wednesday’s Wellington Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Wanderers Club. Stone shed light on plans for the upcoming Palm Beach International Equestrian Center season, while updating chamber members on the Tryon International Equestrian Center, located in rural North Carolina. The new more...

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Severn Trent Backs Out Of Lox Groves Management Job

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Severn Trent Backs Out Of Lox Groves Management Job

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council’s choice out of two respondents to be the town’s new management firm has backed out of its offer to replace the current management company. Severn Trent Management Services sent a letter to Town Attorney Michael Cirullo and Mayor Dave Browning on Monday stating that it was no longer interested in providing management services to more...

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LGWCD Approves Map, Maintenance Agreements

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LGWCD Approves Map, Maintenance Agreements

The Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District on Monday approved a South B Road maintenance map necessary to provide a quit-claim deed to its 60-foot easement on B Road so that the town and area developers, including Palm Beach State College, could proceed with road work there. The developers — Palm Beach State College, Loxahatchee Equestrian Partners, Solar more...

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Wellington Keeps Close Contact With Manure Haulers

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Wellington Keeps Close Contact With Manure Haulers

Last Thursday, representatives from the Village of Wellington, including Projects Manager Mike O’Dell, gathered with local livestock waste haulers for their third annual meeting to discuss hauling issues in relation to Wellington and the surrounding areas. The meetings began when O’Dell started with the village. The goal was to curtail problems with illegal more...

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Council Ponders Process To Review Schofield’s Contract

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Council Ponders Process To Review Schofield’s Contract

The Wellington Village Council decided Tuesday to look into the methods other municipalities use to negotiate their managers’ contracts, at the recommendation of Mayor Bob Margolis. The council historically has appointed one council member to negotiate, as was done by former Councilman Howard Coates the last time Village Manager Paul Schofield’s contract was more...

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RPB Seeks To Annex Enclave Near Southern And SR 7

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RPB Seeks To Annex Enclave Near Southern And SR 7

By Paul L. Gaba Wheels are turning for Royal Palm Beach to involuntarily annex nearly 98 acres of residential land in an unincorporated enclave at the village’s south end. The proposal was approved on its first reading by the Royal Palm Beach Village Council on Aug. 20 and by the Royal Palm Beach Planning & Zoning Commission, meeting as the Local Planning more...

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Residents Meet To Discuss Trump Phenomenon

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Residents Meet To Discuss Trump Phenomenon

At the invitation of former County Commissioner Jess Santamaria, several dozen area residents attended a meeting at the original Wellington Mall on Friday, Aug. 21 to express their opinions about the rise of Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump. While many have been surprised by the Trump phenomenon, Santamaria said that he was not, attributing it to a more...

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Wellington Honors Softball Team

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Wellington Honors Softball Team

The Wellington Village Council recognized the Wellington Wild ’01 softball team at its meeting on Tuesday for winning the 14B USSSA Road to Orlando World Series Championship held July 18-25. The village will hold a celebratory parade and ceremony recognizing the team, as well as honoring the Wellington Little League Intermediate All Stars baseball team for its national more...

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