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ITID Hears From Minto, Consultants On Development

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ITID Hears From Minto, Consultants On Development

Minto West representatives presented their revised plans to develop the 3,800-acre former Callery-Judge property with less residential development but increased commercial uses at the Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors meeting Wednesday, July 9. Meanwhile, ITID consultants hired by the district to address development projects in the area also gave more...

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Work To Begin Soon On Tennis Center, Community Center

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Work To Begin Soon On Tennis Center, Community Center

Members of the Wellington Village Council got an update last week on the $12.5 million twin projects of rebuilding the Wellington Community Center and building a completely new Wellington Tennis Center. At the July 8 meeting, Director of Operations Jim Barnes gave an update on progress since the council approved a bid for the work in March. Barnes said the updated more...

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RPB Council Favors Plan To Speed Up Dog Park Phases

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RPB Council Favors Plan To Speed Up Dog Park Phases

BY CHRIS FELKER Royal Palm Beach staff is in the process of rewriting parts of the village’s five-year Capital Improvement Plan in the Fiscal Year 2015 budget after a resident suggested a change that made sense to members of the Royal Palm Beach Village Council at last week’s budget hearing. Royal Palm Beach’s recreation infrastructure — especially future more...

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July 19 Wellington Concert Sponsored By Young Professionals

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July 19 Wellington Concert Sponsored By Young Professionals

The Young Professionals of Wellington are sponsoring a special edition of Wellington’s Tribute Concert & Food Trucks series this Saturday evening at the Wellington Amphitheater (12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). The event will feature food trucks on site from 5 to 10:30 p.m., along with music from Neil Diamond tribute artist Neil Zirconia at 6:30 p.m., followed by the more...

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Sick Jaguar Has Panther Ridge Asking Community For Support

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Sick Jaguar Has Panther Ridge Asking Community For Support

Isabella, fondly called Bella, is leading a pampered life. Few jaguars have the luxury of being cared for by Judy Berens at the Panther Ridge Conservation Center in Wellington. Berens works diligently to raise awareness for the need to protect animals like Bella. It all began 20 years ago, when Berens acquired a small exotic cat as a personal pet. “I had that more...

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ITID OKs Spending Plan With Higher Assessments

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ITID OKs Spending Plan With Higher Assessments

The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors approved a nearly $13 million preliminary budget for Fiscal Year 2015 at a workshop Wednesday, July 9. At the workshop, supervisors instructed ITID staff to reduce a proposed 9.41 percent average assessment increase by equalizing reserves in individual units where some had excess reserves. ITID President more...

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New Inspector General: I’m Accustomed To Tough Fights

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New Inspector General: I’m Accustomed To Tough Fights

John Carey, Palm Beach County’s new inspector general, was the featured speaker at a meeting hosted Wednesday evening by County Commissioner Jess Santamaria at the original Wellington Mall. Carey (above) replaces a beleaguered Sheryl Steckler, who left the position in June when her contract expired, to return to her family in Tallahassee after four years of fighting more...

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Wellington Council Expands Block Grant Program

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Wellington Council Expands Block Grant Program

The Wellington Village Council approved a resolution last week adopting an amendment to its fledgling Community Development Block Grant program, which led to a discussion of possible future uses for the money, including current CDBG financing for the Boys & Girls Club. The small amendment carried over $19,888 of the village’s $258,600 CDBG revenue fund for a more...

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LGWCD Approves $1.6 Million Budget

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LGWCD Approves $1.6 Million Budget

The Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District approved a resolution Monday adopting a $1.6 million budget for next year, reporting $147,265 in excess revenue and no assessment increase. The budget will include the purchase of a new tractor with a box blade, bush hog and seeder, improvements to the district’s meeting room and a truck side-pour device. LGWCD more...

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Bellissimo, Johnson Team Up On North Carolina Resort

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Bellissimo, Johnson Team Up On North Carolina Resort

Wellington resident Mark Bellissimo, managing partner of Tryon Equestrian Partners, recently announced plans to create “a significant equestrian lifestyle destination” in the foothills of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Bellissimo has teamed up with fellow Wellington resident Sheila C. Johnson, founder and CEO of Salamander Hotels & Resorts, to assist more...

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