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PBC Lobbying Priorities: Federal Water Quality Rules, Flood Maps

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PBC Lobbying Priorities: Federal Water Quality Rules, Flood Maps

Legislative Affairs Director Todd Bonlarron updated the Palm Beach County Commission on Tuesday about the county’s 2015 legislative agenda and highlighted some of the accomplishments of 2014. County legislative staff was successful in getting the Environmental Protection Agency to back off for now on enforcement of its recently created numeric nutrient more...

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Council Votes To Keep K-Park As A Park… For Now

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Council Votes To Keep K-Park As A Park… For Now

Wellington’s controversial K-Park parcel on State Road 7 will remain designated for a park, or at least open space, until the village conducts workshops to hear residents’ ideas on what they want to see at the site. A record number of residents attending Tuesday’s meeting overflowed from the Wellington Municipal Complex council chambers on Tuesday as six more...

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New Pipes Under WPB Canal Could Cost ITID Millions

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New Pipes Under WPB Canal Could Cost ITID Millions

Engineers gave updates on drainage projects in response to Tropical Storm Isaac flooding to the Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors last week. The projects involve rebuilding large pump stations and drainage pipes. At the Jan. 21 meeting, Joseph Capra of Captec Engineering explained that the inverted siphon at the M-1 Canal allows water to go north more...

Acreage/Indian Trail , News

Art Society’s ‘Artfest On The Green’ This Weekend

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Art Society’s ‘Artfest On The Green’ This Weekend

The Wellington Art Society will present its ninth annual Artfest on the Green at the Wellington Amphitheater (12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington) on Saturday, Jan. 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The juried fine art and fine craft show will feature artists from around the country showing off unique designs across multiple mediums, more...

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RPB Has Extensive Plans For Park Improvements

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RPB Has Extensive Plans For Park Improvements

By Lynn Demarest Eighteen concrete-slab disc golf tee boxes, four 75-foot-tall Great Lawn light poles, and a 2.5-acre dog park, all at Royal Palm Beach Commons Park, are among the park upgrades scheduled to be completed this year, Royal Palm Beach Parks & Recreation Director Lou Recchio told Recreation Advisory Board members Monday. Disc golf, a 50-year-old game more...

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John McGovern Will Replace Coates On Wellington Council

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John McGovern Will Replace Coates On Wellington Council

The Wellington Village Council unanimously selected attorney John McGovern on Tuesday from among more than 20 candidates seeking to replace former Councilman Howard Coates. McGovern thanked council members for his appointment. “I think this was a very interesting process for all of us who applied, and I think there were many, many outstanding candidates,” he more...

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RPB Zoners OK CubeSmart’s Building Color, But Not Red Roof

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RPB Zoners OK CubeSmart’s Building Color, But Not Red Roof

The Royal Palm Beach Planning & Zoning Commission on Tuesday gave architectural approval for CubeSmart storage at the Sawgrass industrial development on Belvedere Road to repaint its building, but denied a roof color change from green to red because it did not fit with the rest of the complex. Site Plan Coordinator Kevin Erwin said that CubeSmart, formerly Safe more...

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Educational Series Aims To Shed New Light On Key Biblical Figures

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Educational Series Aims To Shed New Light On Key Biblical Figures

Temple B’nai Jacob in Wellington will be hosting a special program titled “Transforming Your Life Through Biblical Models” over the next several months, featuring insight and expertise from the congregation’s founder, Rabbi Bernard Eisenman, and its current spiritual leader, Rabbi David Abrams, who is also a licensed psychologist with a flourishing practice in more...

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Inspirational Speaker At Wellington Chamber Luncheon

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Inspirational Speaker At Wellington Chamber Luncheon

On Wednesday, Jan. 21, the Wellington Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon at the Wanderers Club featuring author and inspirational speaker Michael Solomon. Solomon encouraged chamber members in their 2015 endeavors. For more information about Solomon, visit www.successtalkinc.com. Learn more about the Wellington Chamber at www.wellingtonchamber.com. Shown here, Solomon more...

Briefs , Business , News

RV Stolen From Acreage Home

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RV Stolen From Acreage Home

JAN. 27 — A deputy from the Acreage/Loxahatchee substation of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office was called to a home on 70th Place North in The Acreage on Tuesday afternoon regarding a stolen vehicle. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 3 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday, someone entered the victim’s property and removed the RV, valued at $11,500. According to more...

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