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Town Rejects Minto’s Help In Designing Okeechobee Blvd.

By at December 19, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Town Rejects Minto’s Help In Designing Okeechobee Blvd.

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council on Tuesday declined an invitation by Minto to collaborate on plans for Okeechobee Blvd. Councilmen Tom Goltzené and Ryan Liang recused themselves from voting because of financial and property interests at the former Callery-Judge Grove land, now being developed as Minto West. Town Manager Bill Underwood said Minto had reached out more...

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Saddle Trail Paving Returns To Equestrian Panel For Input

By at December 19, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Saddle Trail Paving Returns To Equestrian Panel For Input

Wellington Equestrian Preserve Committee members again reviewed design plans for paving projects in Saddle Trail Park last week, which led to more discussion about the approval process, although their instructions were to stick to the design plan. In November, the committee voted unanimously to oppose paving of roads in the Saddle Trail community, even though the more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington

Felicia Matula Brings Up School Concerns At Crestwood, RPBHS

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Felicia Matula Brings Up School Concerns At Crestwood, RPBHS

By Briana D’Andrea Royal Palm Beach Planning & Zoning Commission Member Felicia Matula threw the village’s Education Advisory Board a curveball at its meeting Thursday, Dec. 4 by voicing concerns she has about public schools in the village. Matula, whose daughter attends Crestwood Middle School, was unhappy that the school’s administration did a staggered more...

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Wellington Council: Make Foundation Independent

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Wellington Council: Make Foundation Independent

The Wellington Village Council last week decided to divest itself from the Wellington Community Foundation and put it in the hands of private citizens appointed by council members. Following their agenda review meeting on Monday, Dec. 8, council members continued the annual meeting of the foundation from Nov. 11 to discuss the nonprofit’s future. The foundation more...

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Lox Groves Council Drops Referendum On Bond Debt Rules

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Lox Groves Council Drops Referendum On Bond Debt Rules

In a 3-2 vote Tuesday, the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council dropped a referendum to ask voters whether they want to let the council decide on issuing bonds requiring repayment of more than three years, which would have eliminated the charter-required public referendum on long-term debt. The council did, however, approve several questions to appear on the March 10 more...

Loxahatchee Groves , News

Several Acreage Projects In County Five-Year Plan

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Several Acreage Projects In County Five-Year Plan

The Palm Beach County Commission approved its five-year capital and road improvement comprehensive plan update on Tuesday, and included were a number of projects in The Acreage. The capital plan approved this week includes a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office substation for The Acreage, plus improvements to 60th Street and Royal Palm Beach Blvd. in fiscal year more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , News

Wellington OKs Amendments, Updated Master Plan Near PBIEC

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Wellington OKs Amendments, Updated Master Plan Near PBIEC

The Wellington Village Council approved land use amendments and an updated master plan last week for the residential components of the Wellington Country Place planned unit development. The Country Place PUD covers large swaths of Wellington’s equestrian areas, but last week’s changes focused on the south side of Pierson Road, east of Gene Mische Way, which more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington

WHS Football Wins Three Awards At Groza Banquet

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WHS Football Wins Three Awards At Groza Banquet

BY GENE NARDI Wellington High School was one of the big winners on Tuesday, Dec. 9 when the 23rd annual Lou Groza Place-Kicker Awards Banquet was held at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. The event was coordinated by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission and presented by the Orange Bowl. The award is named after arguably the most prolific kicker in more...

News , Sports , Wellington

Elbridge Gale Pleased With Heart Association Partnership

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Elbridge Gale Pleased With Heart Association Partnership

It is almost time to harvest Elbridge Gale Elementary School’s new teaching garden, privately funded by the Michael and Annie Falk Foundation, as part of a partnership between the American Heart Association and the School District of Palm Beach County. American Heart Association representatives Megan Weinstein, Barbara Bogart and Drew Backoff were on hand Wednesday more...

News , Schools , Wellington

Mary Wilson Of The Supremes Brings Lena Horne To Life

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Mary Wilson Of The Supremes Brings Lena Horne To Life

Coming to the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center on Tuesday, Jan. 6 is James Gavin’s Stormy Weather: The Music of Lena Horne. The show stars Mary Wilson of the Supremes singing the songs that made Lena Horne famous. Stormy Weather is a multi-media concert featuring a narrator (James Gavin, author of the book, Stormy Weather), Mary Wilson, a trio of jazz musicians, and more...

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