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County Pondering Measures To Prevent Deceptive Gas Pricing

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County Pondering Measures To Prevent Deceptive Gas Pricing

The Palm Beach County Commission on Tuesday shortened its postponement of a policy to prevent deceptive gas price posting from July to April 22 in order to beat possible state legislation that could prevent local regulation. The commissioners have considered enacting regulations for gas stations that prohibit practices such as displaying gas prices conspicuously, with more...

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LGWCD To Seek Bids For New Aquatic Weed Control Contractor

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LGWCD To Seek Bids For New Aquatic Weed Control Contractor

The Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District Board of Supervisors decided Monday to look for a new aquatic weed control contractor after hearing that the district’s current contractor’s performance has been unsatisfactory. District Administrator Stephen Yohe recommended not renewing the contract with Tree Huggers Landscaping & Nursery, which expires May 20, more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

State Group Honors Wellington For ‘Green’ Program

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State Group Honors Wellington For ‘Green’ Program

The Village of Wellington has been recognized for its green practices, earning the 2014 Florida Water Environment Association’s Technology Innovation & Development Projects Biosolids Award. Presented on Tuesday, April 8, the award celebrates Wellington’s innovative method of turning the waste from its wastewater treatment plant into a reusable product. The more...

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County Board’s Thumbs Down For Minto First Step In A Long Process

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County Board’s Thumbs Down For Minto First Step In A Long Process

The Palm Beach County Planning Commission last week unanimously recommended denial of request to begin a privately initiated text amendment process proposed by the developers of the controversial Minto West project. The April 11 vote is advisory only and can be overruled by the Palm Beach County Commission. The text amendment, if approved by the county commission, more...

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Vote Shows Resident Support For Saddle Trail Improvements

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Vote Shows Resident Support For Saddle Trail Improvements

Residents in part of Saddle Trail Park will find out next week if Wellington will help facilitate road paving, drainage improvements and installing municipal water service. The Wellington Village Council is set to decide Tuesday, April 22 whether to direct village staff to initiate the process. In February, a group of residents from the southern portion of Saddle Trail more...

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Groves Council Will Keep Management Firm Another Year

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Groves Council Will Keep Management Firm Another Year

In a 4-1 decision Tuesday, the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council retained Underwood Management Services Group for another year despite rumblings among some council members that they might want to seek a new firm, start hiring town employees or alter Underwood’s contract. Councilman Jim Rockett, who favored putting out a request for proposals or hiring town employees, more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

RPB Ed Board Learns About Literacy Coalition

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RPB Ed Board Learns About Literacy Coalition

Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County CEO Kristin Calder explained the wide array of services her organization offers throughout the county at the Royal Palm Beach Education Advisory Board meeting Monday. Each year, the Literacy Coalition helps 25,000 individuals, children and families get the help that they need to achieve basic reading skills. The organization is more...

News , Royal Palm Beach , Schools

‘Shattered Dreams’ Event At RPBHS

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‘Shattered Dreams’ Event At RPBHS

Life can change — or end — in the blink of an eye for teens who don’t drive responsibly. That’s the message that the Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Club and the Student Council of Royal Palm Beach High School passed on to the 2,000 students who witnessed the mock demonstration called “Shattered Dreams” on Thursday, April 10 on the school’s more...

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Lox Groves Finalizes Stricter Livestock Waste Ordinance

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Lox Groves Finalizes Stricter Livestock Waste Ordinance

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council on Tuesday approved the final reading of a livestock waste-hauling ordinance designed to curtail the large amounts of horse manure and bedding being dumped in the town. The ordinance was the latest in a long line of laws passed by the town beginning in 2010, with limited success, to try to curtail commercial waste haulers who have more...

Equestrian , Loxahatchee Groves , News

U.S. Open Final Sunday Will Conclude Season

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U.S. Open Final Sunday Will Conclude Season

The 2014 polo season at the International Polo Club Palm Beach comes to a conclusion on Sunday, April 20 with the final match of the 110th Maserati U.S. Open Polo Championships. Last Sunday’s featured matches saw Crab Orchard (Peke Gonzalez, Magoo Laprida, Facundo Pieres and Paco de Narvaez) defeat Audi (Marc Ganzi, Gonzalito Pieres, Rodrigo Andrade and Gonzalo Del more...

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