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Lox Council Denies Request Regarding B Road Work

By at July 25, 2015 | 11:07 am | 0 Comment

Lox Council Denies Request Regarding B Road Work

On Tuesday, July 21, the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council denied a request from the developers of the commercial project at B Road and Southern Blvd. to grant them a self-help provision to proceed with a paving project at the intersection. The property at B Road and Southern Blvd. is being developed into a new Palm Beach State College campus, along with two approved more...

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RPB Council Agrees To Variances For Plaza At SR 7 And Pioneer Road

By at July 21, 2015 | 2:55 am | 0 Comment

RPB Council Agrees To Variances For Plaza At SR 7 And Pioneer Road

By Paul L. Gaba The Royal Palm Beach Village Council approved a series of site plan alterations for an under-construction shopping center at the southeast corner of State Road 7 and Pioneer Road on Thursday, July 16. The biggest issue was a reduction in the number of parking spaces required on the 10.6-acre parcel of land — from 454 to 407. Construction on the more...

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Hundreds Come Together To Support Special Olympian Christina Cooney

By at July 20, 2015 | 1:18 am | 0 Comment

Hundreds Come Together To Support Special Olympian Christina Cooney

  More than 200 people came out to the Lindburgers Restaurant in Wellington on Thursday, July 16 to help local athlete Christina Cooney get to the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. Christina, 37, is an experienced rider at the Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center in Loxahatchee Groves. She will be one of the 10 riders on the U.S. 2015 World more...

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Lennar Moves Forward On RPB Land Purchase

By at July 16, 2015 | 10:52 am | 0 Comment

Lennar Moves Forward On RPB Land Purchase

By Paul L. Gaba The sale of Royal Palm Beach’s former wastewater treatment plant property will proceed as planned, Village Manager Ray Liggins told the Town-Crier on Wednesday, July 15. The $35 million sale of the 154-acre property at the north end of Crestwood Blvd. was approved by the Royal Palm Beach Village Council in February, but had to go through several more...

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Wellington Council Adds $480,000 For Changes At New Community Center

By at July 15, 2015 | 9:36 am | 1 Comments

Wellington Council Adds $480,000 For Changes At New Community Center

  The Wellington Village Council approved $480,000 in changes for the new Wellington Community Center on Tuesday, July 14. The money will allow the inclusion of a larger balcony overlooking the lake, an extended entry cover, and a lobby on the northwest side of the building that had been omitted in the final design stage after council approval. Councilman Matt more...

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Mary Lou Bedford Tapped To Lead Central Chamber

By at July 10, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Mary Lou Bedford Tapped To Lead Central Chamber

By Paul L. Gaba A familiar face is taking over as the new CEO of the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce. Mary Lou Bedford, who has served as executive vice president of the Central Palm Beach County Chamber since October 2013, was appointed its new chief executive officer on June 30. Bedford, a resident of Wellington for the past 22 years, said she is more...

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Lennar Decision Could Bring Late Budget Changes

By at July 10, 2015 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

Lennar Decision Could Bring Late Budget Changes

By Paul L. Gaba Royal Palm Beach’s proposed sale of its former wastewater treatment plant property to home builder Lennar could be in jeopardy, but questions about the sale will not prevent the village from going forward with planned road resurfacing in 2016. The Royal Palm Beach Village Council rejected a request to extend the sale’s finalization deadline at more...

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Ryan Liang Keeps Lox Council Seat

By at July 10, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Ryan Liang Keeps Lox Council Seat

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council voted 3-1 on Tuesday to keep Councilman Ryan Liang in his seat despite a challenge that his record of pleading no contest to a felony charge of molesting spiny lobster traps in the Florida Keys in 2001 should require his forfeiture of office. Liang was required to recuse himself from the discussion and did not vote. Attorneys Rick more...

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‘World’s Ugliest Dog’ Glad To Be Back Home

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‘World’s Ugliest Dog’ Glad To Be Back Home

Quasi Modo, a local dog with shortened vertebra, recently won the dubious distinction of World’s Ugliest Dog. She returned home to G&M Ranch in Loxahatchee Groves last weekend after flying to California twice in a week and appearing on several national talk shows. The World’s Ugliest Dog contest takes place annually in Petaluma, Calif., as part of the more...

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Wellington Council To Discuss Community Center Design July 14

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Wellington Council To Discuss Community Center Design July 14

The Wellington Village Council plans to discuss the design of the new Wellington Community Center during its meeting Tuesday, July 14. Councilman Matt Willhite questioned the final design at the council’s last meeting, saying it did not look like what they had originally approved. Willhite said the final design looks “institutional,” with a planned back patio more...

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