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Palm Beach State Almost Ready To Start New Campus

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Palm Beach State Almost Ready To Start New Campus

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council heard a report Tuesday from Palm Beach State College on plans for the development of its new 75-acre campus at B Road and Southern Blvd. Director of Facilities John Wasukanis said the plan has not changed significantly from when the college received its comp plan and rezoning request several years ago. He said significant buffers more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Wellington Equestrian Board OKs Horse Trail Map

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Equestrian Board OKs Horse Trail Map

The Wellington Equestrian Preserve Committee on Monday recommended the inclusion of a comprehensive map of the village’s horse trails in the equestrian element of Wellington’s comprehensive plan, even though the map remains incomplete. Wellington Projects Manager Mike O’Dell said the map is an overview of the village’s bridle path system and that village staff more...

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Wellington Council Approves Pathway At Palm Beach Point

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Council Approves Pathway At Palm Beach Point

The Wellington Village Council last week approved a contract to construct a multipurpose path near the entrance to the Palm Beach Point community, although Palm Beach Point residents still prefer an option that would provide more vehicle stacking at their entrance gate. The new path would connect the C-23 bridle path to the Wellington Environmental Preserve at the more...

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County: Ag Enclave Rules Control Minto West Process

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

County: Ag Enclave Rules Control Minto West Process

Palm Beach County staff members were on hand Wednesday to give presentations on the controversial Minto West proposal during a meeting hosted by County Commissioner Jess Santamaria at the original Wellington Mall. A transmittal hearing for Minto West’s text amendment request will go before the Palm Beach County Commission on Wednesday, Aug. 27. The request, more...

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Wellington Hopes To Negotiate A Better Trash Rate

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Hopes To Negotiate A Better Trash Rate

The Wellington Village Council decided to try to negotiate a better deal with its solid waste collection provider Waste Management last week, and possibly put out a request for proposals to gauge the market. The proposed rate for fiscal year 2014-15 is unchanged from the previous year at $160 per curbside unit and $125 per containerized unit. The village’s budget more...

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Joe Moore Notes His Experience And Policy-Making Background

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Joe Moore Notes His Experience And Policy-Making Background

Former Palm Beach County School District Chief Operating Officer Joe Moore is challenging incumbent Marcia Andrews for the District 6 seat on the Palm Beach County School Board. The race will be decided on Tuesday, Aug. 26. Three candidates had been running, but parent advocate Carla Donaldson pulled out of the race two weeks ago. Donaldson’s name will appear on the more...

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Marcia Andrews Touts First-Term Successes In Bid For Re-Election

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Marcia Andrews Touts First-Term Successes In Bid For Re-Election

Incumbent Marcia Andrews is seeking a second term on the Palm Beach County School Board. She is up for re-election Tuesday, Aug. 26, and in her campaign, Andrews is putting the focus on her efforts over the past four years solving problems and bringing better school services to the western communities. A veteran educator, Andrews is seeking another four years more...

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Six GOP Candidates Vie To Challenge Rep. Pat Murphy

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Six GOP Candidates Vie To Challenge Rep. Pat Murphy

Six Republicans have lined up to participate in the Republican primary in the 18th Congressional District on Tuesday, Aug. 26. The winner will get the opportunity to face freshman incumbent Congressman Patrick Murphy in November. The candidates are former State Rep. Carl Domino, attorney Beverly Hires, software developer Brian Lara, former Connecticut lawmaker Alan more...

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Indian Trail Seat 3 Candidates In Their Own Words

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

Indian Trail Seat 3 Candidates In Their Own Words

In advance of the Aug. 26 primary election, the Town-Crier invited the three candidates seeking Seat 3 on the Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors — incumbent Ralph Bair and challengers Alan Ballweg and David Bradley — to submit brief statements on their qualifications. If no candidate gets more than 50 percent of the vote on Aug. 26, the top two more...

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Nursing School Hosts First Graduation

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Nursing School Hosts First Graduation

The inaugural class of the NRI Institute of Health Sciences, a new nursing school that opened in the Royal Plaza shopping center last year, held its graduation ceremony Friday, Aug. 15 at the Royal Palm Beach Cultural Center. Dan Splain, who owns the school with his wife, Beth Stolkowski, said 10 candidates graduated from the practical nurse program. Each student more...

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