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More Than 650 New Graduates Bid Farewell To PBCHS

By at May 22, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

More Than 650 New Graduates Bid Farewell To PBCHS

Amid plenty of hoots, hollers and celebration, approximately 650 Palm Beach Central High School students making up the Class of 2015 walked across the stage and became high school graduates Wednesday, May 20 at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center. Principal Darren Edgecomb greeted the hundreds of friends and family members who came to see the transition. The more...

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Lox Groves Town Council, LGWCD OK Trail Agreement

By at May 22, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Lox Groves Town Council, LGWCD OK Trail Agreement

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council and the Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District Board of Supervisors agreed on an accord for the development of recreational trails in a joint workshop Tuesday, after months of hammering it out. The LGWCD board approved the agreement May 11, and the town council is set to give final approval at its next meeting. Town Attorney more...

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RPBHS Graduation Ceremony Reflects A Year Of Success

By at May 22, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

RPBHS Graduation Ceremony Reflects A Year Of Success

Royal Palm Beach High School sent more than 500 graduating seniors out into the world Monday evening during commencement exercises at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center. Principal Jesus Armas thanked parents and guardians for their support. “Thank you for your support of your children, especially these four years of high school,” Armas said. “It has more...

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McKinlay Requests Removal Of Folsom Road As A County Arterial Roadway

By at May 22, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

McKinlay Requests Removal Of Folsom Road As A County Arterial Roadway

County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay on Tuesday requested that the removal of Folsom Road from Palm Beach County’s arterial roadway map be placed on the Palm Beach County Commission’s next meeting agenda. The request was made after officials from the Town of Loxahatchee Groves asked that Folsom Road be removed to enable the installation of traffic-calming devices, more...

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Wellington Elementary Teacher Wins Dwyer Award

By at May 22, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Elementary Teacher Wins Dwyer Award

Wellington Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Kelly Jo Mills won the prestigious William T. Dwyer Award in the Elementary Education category earlier this month. The 31st annual William T. Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education ceremony was held Wednesday, May 6 at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. The honor was particularly special to Mills, and not more...

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ITID Draft Budget Calls For Small Assessment Hike

By at May 22, 2015 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

ITID Draft Budget Calls For Small Assessment Hike

The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors was presented with a draft budget Wednesday that will focus on drainage improvements and new maintenance equipment. While the new maintenance equipment will be leased at a savings, the budget calls for an average assessment increase of approximately 3 percent. ITID Finance Director Don Rinzel said district more...

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Incumbent Snowball Faces Challenger In LGWCD Election

By at May 22, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Incumbent Snowball Faces Challenger In LGWCD Election

Loxahatchee Groves resident Laura Danowski is challenging incumbent Supervisor Robert Snowball next month for the seat that he has occupied for 15 years on the Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District Board of Supervisors. Snowball’s seat is the only one filled by a vote of qualified electors, rather than a proxy vote based on acreage. Qualified electors are more...

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Wellington, RPB To Host Memorial Day Observances

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Wellington, RPB To Host Memorial Day Observances

Memorial Day, observed this year on Monday, May 25, is a day of remembrance to honor those who have lost their lives while serving our country. Wellington and Royal Palm Beach will observe the holiday by hosting ceremonies to honor local veterans — both those who are still with us and those who are gone. “It’s a chance for us to honor our veterans, and we take more...

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Wellington Renames Street After Village Pioneer Ken Adams

By at May 22, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Renames Street After Village Pioneer Ken Adams

The Wellington Village Council renamed Country Club Drive leading to the Lake Wellington Professional Centre in honor of Wellington pioneer and former County Commissioner Ken Adams last week. The street will now be known as Ken Adams Way. “One of the things we are doing is recognizing you for your contributions to the village over the last number of years, and it’s more...

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Cat Found In Woods Walk Tests Rabid

By at May 22, 2015 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

The Florida Department of Health this week confirmed that one of two cats thrown from a car in the Woods Walk neighborhood of suburban Lake Worth tested positive for rabies. The second cat is still at large, and residents in the area are being warned to avoid all stray animals. On Friday, May 15, a car travelling in the Woods Walk neighborhood was seen throwing two more...

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