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Royal Palm Council Wants More Public Input On Charter High School

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Royal Palm Council Wants More Public Input On Charter High School

While a full discussion and decision is not expected until next month, the Royal Palm Beach Village Council last week briefly discussed the status of a proposal to build a charter high school on 10 acres of village-owned land right across the street from Royal Palm Beach High School. At the March 19 meeting, Councilman Jeff Hmara reported on the recent Education more...

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Wellington Drops Adult Day Care Outdoor Space Requirements

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Wellington Drops Adult Day Care Outdoor Space Requirements

The Wellington Village Council gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a zoning amendment to remove requirements for outdoor activity areas, aimed at enabling the development of an Alzheimer’s daycare center at St. Michael Evangelical Lutheran Church. Planning & Development Services Director Tim Stillings said that village staff recommended the amendment because the more...

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RPB Zoners Review Expansion Plans For Al Packer Ford

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RPB Zoners Review Expansion Plans For Al Packer Ford

Al Packer Ford West, located at 10601 Southern Blvd., is planning a number of upgrades to its facility, and the Royal Palm Beach Planning & Zoning Commission discussed several items related to the project at a meeting Tuesday, March 24. While the commissioners were generally supportive of the overall project, they did not agree with all of the requested more...

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Big Dog Shares Plans For Lox Groves Facility

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Big Dog Shares Plans For Lox Groves Facility

Big Dog Ranch Rescue led an informational meeting for Loxahatchee Groves residents and community leaders on Tuesday at the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce building, outlining plans to build a new facility for the nonprofit organization at Okeechobee Blvd. and D Road. Big Dog officials explained that the current facility in Acme Ranches is a former more...

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Environmentalists Keeping A Sharp Eye On Bills In Tallahassee

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Environmentalists Keeping A Sharp Eye On Bills In Tallahassee

Charles Pattison, former president and now policy maker for 1000 Friends of Florida, discussed bills going through the state legislative session at a community forum meeting hosted by former County Commissioner Jess Santamaria earlier this month. Pattison said that he is among 1,686 registered lobbyists vying for the attention of 120 state representatives and 40 state more...

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Flavors Returns To PBIEC On April 9

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Flavors Returns To PBIEC On April 9

It is almost time for the 12th annual Flavors of Wellington Food & Wine Festival, which will return to the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center on Thursday, April 9 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Produced by the Wellington Chamber of Commerce, the event allows the best chamber restaurants, catering venues, wholesale markets, gourmet markets and country clubs to more...

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Up-And-Coming Singer Has Big Plans For The Future

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Up-And-Coming Singer Has Big Plans For The Future

At just 14 years old, local singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, model and photographer Adrianna Siena is getting attention and recognition for her talents. “When I was younger, my mom wanted me to try everything just to see what I like, and I enjoy doing everything else, but singing kind of stuck with me,” Adrianna said. While she has been singing since age 2, more...

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Wellington Chamber Welcomes Johnny Meier As President

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Wellington Chamber Welcomes Johnny Meier As President

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce swore in its 2015-16 executive board members and directors during a luncheon at the Wanderers Club on Wednesday, welcoming Johnny Meier of My Community Pharmacy as the chamber’s new president. Councilwoman Anne Gerwig swore in the incoming board members. “You guys do have a great responsibility, and I know that you understand more...

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FAU President Lays Out Vision For A New Educational Model

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FAU President Lays Out Vision For A New Educational Model

Florida Atlantic University President Dr. John Kelly was the featured speaker Wednesday at an economic forum luncheon presented by the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce at the Breakers West County Club. Kelly, who has been FAU president for 13 months, came from Clemson University, where he served in the administration there for 28 years. The focus of his more...

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Wellington Girl Part Of The Cast Of ‘Les Misérables’ At Maltz

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Wellington Girl Part Of The Cast Of ‘Les Misérables’ At Maltz

The epic Broadway blockbuster Les Misérables has transformed the stage at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre into 19th century France. Based on the beloved novel by Victor Hugo, Les Misérables is set against the backdrop of a France still roiling from the effects of the French Revolution, where escaped convict Jean Valjean spends decades on the run from relentless policeman more...

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