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Real Estate Firm Buys Wanderers Executive Course

By at February 5, 2016 | 12:06 am | 2 Comments

Real Estate Firm Buys Wanderers Executive Course

The 48-acre Wanderers Club executive golf course has been purchased by a company affiliated with Ward Real Estate, according to Wellington officials and documents filed with the Palm Beach County Clerk. The purchase took place late last year. According to a warranty deed filed with the county, W&W Equestrian Club LLC purchased the property on Oct. 30, 2015. The more...

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ITID Plans To Add Cut-Through Prevention Along Persimmon

By at February 5, 2016 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

ITID Plans To Add Cut-Through Prevention Along Persimmon

Indian Trail Improvement District supervisors approved a study of Persimmon Blvd. last week to reduce cut-through traffic on secondary roads in nearby neighborhoods. The board also discussed features that could be added to ITID’s traffic-calming plan. At the board’s Jan. 27 meeting, Joe Capra of Captec Engineering reviewed some of the traffic-calming options he had more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

Tribute Music & Food Truck Fest Returns To Amphitheater

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Tribute Music & Food Truck Fest Returns To Amphitheater

Get ready to rock and roll as Wellington’s free Tribute Music & Food Festival returns to the Wellington Amphitheater over the course of two weekends this month: Feb. 11-13 and Feb. 18-20. Cultural Programs & Facilities Manager Joe Piconcelli has great anticipation for this year’s festival. “This is one of our premier events every year, and I always more...

News , Wellington

Lox Groves Council Orders Cost Estimate For Paving Town Roads

By at February 5, 2016 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Lox Groves Council Orders Cost Estimate For Paving Town Roads

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council decided Tuesday to stop a repainting project on speed bumps that is underway until the town can get control of degraded roads it inherited recently from the Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District. The council also authorized a study to see what the cost would be to pave all town roads. The discussion came up when Town Manager Bill more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Fair Queen Aims To Shatter ‘Pageant Girl’ Stereotype

By at February 5, 2016 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Fair Queen Aims To Shatter ‘Pageant Girl’ Stereotype

“Pageant Girl” Shelby Bomford isn’t just a pretty face. She is a 17-year-old who will graduate from Palm Beach Central High School in May and finish her associate’s degree at Palm Beach State College in December. That will make her a college junior by the time she is 18. And last month, she earned the title Miss South Florida Fair. On Jan. 16, Bomford was more...

News , Palm Beach County , People

Animal Care & Control Director Speaks At Lox Council Meeting

By at February 5, 2016 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Animal Care & Control Director Speaks At Lox Council Meeting

Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control Director Dianne Sauve answered questions about animal safety at the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council meeting Tuesday, responding to recent arrests in the town over illegal slaughterhouses. Sauve thanked Vice Mayor Ron Jarriel and other council members for inviting her to the meeting. She said the arrests and confiscation of more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Wellington OKs Annexation Of Property On West Side Of SR 7

By at February 5, 2016 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington OKs Annexation Of Property On West Side Of SR 7

The Wellington Village Council last week approved the preliminary reading of an ordinance for the voluntary annexation of 10.5 acres on the west side of State Road 7 known as Village Professional Park. The parcel, which currently has a Palm Beach County low-density residential designation, is being proposed for the village’s mixed use planned development designation. more...

News , Wellington

Minikus Wins Second Saturday Night Grand Prix In A Row At WEF

By at February 5, 2016 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Minikus Wins Second Saturday Night Grand Prix In A Row At WEF

For the second week in a row, top American rider Todd Minikus was the big winner of the Saturday night grand prix on Jan. 30 at the 2016 Winter Equestrian Festival at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. During week two of the circuit, Minikus topped the $86,000 Marshall & Sterling Insurance Grand Prix CSI 2* riding Quality Girl. For his win in week more...

Equestrian , News , Palm Beach County , Sports

Sunday Night Courtesy Ride Program Now Operating During WEF Weeks

By at February 5, 2016 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

From January through April, Wellington residents now have the opportunity to utilize a free safe ride service on Sunday evenings. The program started Sunday, Jan. 31. Months in the making, the Wellington Safe Ride Service will operate on Sunday nights from 10:30 p.m. until 3:30 a.m. The service ensures that all passengers have a fun and responsible night. Three buses more...

Briefs , Equestrian , News

JustWorld To Host Kid’s Zone At Wellington Masters

By at February 5, 2016 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

JustWorld International will host a kid’s zone program at the 2016 Wellington Masters World Cup. The Wellington Masters is one of only seven East Coast qualifying events in the Longines FEI World Cup Jumping North American league for the 2016 World Cup Jumping Final. Deeridge Farm is hosting the standalone FEI World Cup qualifier event with additional classes for all more...

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