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Toy Drive Aims To Spread Holiday Cheer In Wellington

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Toy Drive Aims To Spread Holiday Cheer In Wellington

Because of the generosity of local residents and businesses, approximately 300 children will have a brighter holiday season. Wellington’s InterFaith group, partnering with Wellington’s Community Services Department, is hosting this year’s toy drive at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church. On Dec. 22, pre-registered parents will be invited to pick toys for more...

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AT&T Pioneers Help Feed Needy Lox Groves Families

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AT&T Pioneers Help Feed Needy Lox Groves Families

For some families with students at Loxahatchee Groves Elementary School, Thanksgiving dinner will be a special event thanks to AT&T Pioneers, a group of retired and current AT&T employees who have donated food and supplies to seven families this month. On Friday, Nov. 21, Denise Caruso and Louise Zehnder of AT&T Pioneers dropped off 22 bags brimming with more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News , Schools

Groves Leaders: Traffic Calming Needed Near Day Property

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Groves Leaders: Traffic Calming Needed Near Day Property

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council gave final approval last week to an arbitrated settlement for a land use change from low-density residential to low-density commercial for the Day property at the southwest corner of Okeechobee Blvd. and Folsom Road. The Nov. 18 approval was for a small-scale land use change and rezoning for the 10-acre parcel east of the 10-acre Red more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

RPB OK Lets Pioneer Road Commercial Project Move Forward

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RPB OK Lets Pioneer Road Commercial Project Move Forward

By Briana D’Andrea A new commercial shopping center is another step closer to fruition after the Royal Palm Beach Village Council granted a long list of approvals for the Pioneer Road project last week. The plaza will be located on the southeast corner of State Road 7 and Pioneer Road. It received the necessary zoning and site plan approvals at the Thursday, Nov. more...

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Code-Violating Developers Under Fire In Wellington

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Code-Violating Developers Under Fire In Wellington

The Wellington Village Council approved the preliminary reading of an ordinance Tuesday that would suspend review proceedings for developers that have outstanding code enforcement violations. Planning & Development Services Director Tim Stillings said the ordinance is intended to add leverage to bring developers with code compliance issues in line. “It is more...

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Inspector General Explains Mission To LGLA Members

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Inspector General Explains Mission To LGLA Members

Palm Beach County Inspector General John Carey attended the Loxahatchee Groves Landowners’ Association meeting on Thursday, Nov. 20 to discuss the Office of the Inspector General and how it affects citizens. “What we do is we hold the government accountable for the dollars that the taxpayers give them and for the positions of power that they have,” he explained. more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

FDOT Letter Rejects Environmental Challenge To SR 7

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FDOT Letter Rejects Environmental Challenge To SR 7

A letter from the Florida Department of Transportation setting aside environmental challenges to the completion of State Road 7 to Northlake Blvd. is seen by road proponents as the beginning of the end of a decades-long battle to get the road built. The letter, from FDOT District 4 Secretary James A. Wolfe to West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio, states that environmental more...

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Young Growers In The Spotlight At Farm City Lunch

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Young Growers In The Spotlight At Farm City Lunch

The Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Farm City luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 19, focusing on young farmers, with the theme of “Millennial Farmers.” Five young, local farmers sat on a panel to answer questions about the future of agriculture in Palm Beach County from moderator Mark Sodders, District 17 director of the Florida Farm more...

Business , News , Palm Beach County

ITID Board Favors Negotiation Over Litigation

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ITID Board Favors Negotiation Over Litigation

The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors decided 3-2 last week not to go forward with litigation seeking to get the Palm Beach County Commission to back down or reverse its approval of Minto West. Attorney Marty Perry, representing ITID in dealing with the Minto West project, said at the Nov. 19 meeting that not much had changed since he last reported more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

Bronco Band Honors Beloved Band Teacher At Winning Performance

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Bronco Band Honors Beloved Band Teacher At Winning Performance

For the sixth year, the Palm Beach Central High School Bronco Marching Band achieved placement at the semifinals and again advanced to the finals at the Florida State Marching Band Competition (FMBC) held at the Tropicana Dome in Tampa last weekend. The Bronco Band walked away with a second place championship victory. Performing in Class 3A, band members won the hearts more...

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