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Cypress Trails Students Shine In Lion Country Safari Art Contest

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Cypress Trails Students Shine In Lion Country Safari Art Contest

Students at Cypress Trails Elementary School in Royal Palm Beach have been learning about the animals at Lion Country Safari and recently participated in a drawing contest with a winner from each grade. Cypress Trails, with 34 out of the total 70 entries, came in with three first-place student winners. The awards were presented this week by Lion Country Safari more...

News , Royal Palm Beach , Schools

Young Chess Stars Compete At Wellington Library

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Young Chess Stars Compete At Wellington Library

The Palm Beach Chess Academy, a nonprofit chess education program created to promote chess in Palm Beach County, presented an exhibition Tuesday at the Wellington library in honor of Dr. Nellie Arvaniti. Arvaniti is on a tour of the United States from Greece, where she is the general director of the Greek Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs. The more...

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ITID Preparing To Tackle Dust Problem On Acreage Roads

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ITID Preparing To Tackle Dust Problem On Acreage Roads

Dust control in The Acreage has been an increasing problem that draws at least a few complaints from residents and board members at every Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors meeting — and last week’s meeting was no different. The board has found itself having to balance keeping dirt roads against the traffic calming needed to battle speeders on more...

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LGWCD Agrees To B Road Quit Claim

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LGWCD Agrees To B Road Quit Claim

The Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District on Monday approved the preparation of a quit claim to its 60-foot easement on B Road so that the town and developers, including Palm Beach State College, could proceed with development there. The developers — Palm Beach State College, Loxahatchee Equestrian Partners, Solar Sportsystems and Atlantic Land Investments — more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Wellington Council Approves Saddle Trail Paving Assessments

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Wellington Council Approves Saddle Trail Paving Assessments

The Wellington Village Council approved assessments and a bond issue for the planned southern Saddle Trail Park paving project Tuesday over objections from residents who don’t live in the neighborhood but said that the paving would seriously damage Wellington’s Equestrian Preserve Area. Village Engineer Bill Riebe said planning for the project has been going on for more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington

Wellington, Okeeheelee Plan Events To Celebrate Earth Day 2015

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Wellington, Okeeheelee Plan Events To Celebrate Earth Day 2015

Though Earth Day is officially April 22 and Arbor Day is celebrated on the third Friday of January in Florida, the Village of Wellington will celebrate both holidays with a special event this weekend. Meanwhile, the Okeeheelee Nature Center has big plans to celebrate Earth Day next weekend. Wellington’s Earth Day/Arbor Day bash is scheduled for Sunday, April 19 from more...

News , Palm Beach County

RPB Ed Board Learns About Programs At Renaissance P.W.

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RPB Ed Board Learns About Programs At Renaissance P.W.

Sharon Brannon, principal of the Renaissance Charter School at Palms West gave a presentation to the Royal Palm Beach Education Advisory Board on Monday regarding the programs offered there. She was joined by school staff, parents and students. Renaissance Charter School at Palms West, located at the corner of Crestwood and Southern boulevards, opened in August 2013. more...

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Wellington Inks New Contract With Waste Management

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Wellington Inks New Contract With Waste Management

The Wellington Village Council approved a new five-year contract Tuesday for solid waste removal services with Waste Management. Waste Management, the village’s current solid waste vendor, was the staff selection committee’s favored bidder of five that responded. Business Services Manager Ed De La Vega said the current contract with Waste Management will expire more...

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Polo Season Races Toward An Exciting Finish At IPC

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Polo Season Races Toward An Exciting Finish At IPC

The 2015 season at the International Polo Club Palm Beach will come to an exciting finish this Sunday afternoon in the final match of the 111th U.S. Open Polo Championship. In the featured match last Sunday, Coca-Cola (Gillian Johnston, Sugar Erskine, Julio Arellano and Pelon Sterling) defeated FlexJet (Melissa Ganzi, Nic Roldan, Miguel Astrada and Magoo Laprida) more...

Equestrian , News , Palm Beach County , Sports

Construction Equipment Stolen From Aldi Site

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Construction Equipment Stolen From Aldi Site

APRIL 9 — A deputy from the PBSO’s Royal Palm Beach substation was called to the Aldi location on State Road 7 last Thursday morning regarding a stolen vehicle. According to a PBSO report, an employee arrived at work last Thursday morning to find that a dump truck loaded with a number of different items had been stolen from the Aldi parking lot. The total value of the more...

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