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Acreage Community Jam Will Bring Crowds To Park Saturday, Sept. 20

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Acreage Community Jam Will Bring Crowds To Park Saturday, Sept. 20

The Acreage Community Jam returns to Acreage Community Park on Saturday, Sept. 20, and it will feature new and different local performers who have been attracted to the open atmosphere of the event. “The Acreage Community Jam is getting better every time,” coordinator Bob Renna said. “A lot of vendors will be showing up, as well as the car show that we put on all more...

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ITID Postpones Permit For 60th Street Connection To RPB Blvd.

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ITID Postpones Permit For 60th Street Connection To RPB Blvd.

The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors last week postponed the approval of a Palm Beach County permit to build the improved 60th Street North connection to Royal Palm Beach Blvd. At the Sept. 10 meeting, the permit approval was pushed to November in order to get alternative ideas on improving the roadway. The delay came after a 90-minute debate more...

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Wellington Could Require Licensing For Single-Family Home Rentals

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Wellington Could Require Licensing For Single-Family Home Rentals

The Wellington Village Council last week unanimously directed its staff to prepare an ordinance requiring owners of single-family rental homes to get a license similar to one that regulates multi-family rentals. At the Sept. 9 meeting, Village Manager Paul Schofield said that Wellington had instituted a successful program several years ago for licensing multi-family more...

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Acreage Ceremony Launches Park, Garden Of Hope Projects

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Acreage Ceremony Launches Park, Garden Of Hope Projects

On Wednesday, Sept. 17, officials from the Indian Trail Improvement District broke ground on Acreage Community Park’s long-awaited southern expansion. Included at the event was a groundbreaking for the Garden of Hope project. ITID Supervisor Ralph Bair thought back to the beginning of Acreage Community Park. “This is the vision we’ve been waiting for since we more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , News

Murphy, Domino Face Off For Congressional Seat

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Murphy, Domino Face Off For Congressional Seat

The race is heating up in one of Florida’s most closely watched congressional contests — the battle between incumbent Congressman Patrick Murphy (D-District 18) and his Republican challenger, former State Rep. Carl Domino. District 18 covers all of Martin and St. Lucie counties, as well as northern areas of Palm Beach County, including portions of Royal Palm Beach, more...

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Equestrian Committee Discusses Permits And Master Plan

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Equestrian Committee Discusses Permits And Master Plan

Wellington’s Equestrian Preserve Committee met last week to discuss revamping the Equestrian Master Plan and tweaking the wording on permit rules covering equestrian uses on land outside of the Equestrian Overlay Zoning District. “The three golf course properties where polo and other equestrian activities occur are the Wanderers, Polo West and, occasionally, Palm more...

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Wellington Council Honors Top Cops, Top Firefighter

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Wellington Council Honors Top Cops, Top Firefighter

Wellington Village Council members recognized Wellington’s “Top Cop” and “Top Firefighter” last week, bestowing awards upon the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office District 8 Street Crime Unit and Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue Battalion Capt. Darla Leal. The street crime fighters — Robert Rohman, Kent Kummerfeldt, Scott Bates and Ricardo Safford — have more...

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Wellington Rotary To Celebrate World Peace Sept. 21

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The Wellington Rotary Club will celebrate the United Nations International Day of Peace this weekend. The celebration will begin at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept 21 at the Wellington Rotary Peace Park, located next to Elbridge Gale Elementary School off Forest Hill near the Wellington library. Each year, awards are given to elementary schools and high schools in the more...

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PBSO Investigating Case Of Man Found Burned On Southern Blvd.

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PBSO Investigating Case Of Man Found Burned On Southern Blvd.

On Thursday, Aug. 14, Cleveland Smith was located near the intersection of Southern Blvd. and C Road in Loxahatchee Groves with severe burns to the legs and arms. A short distance away, Smith’s red 2000 Ford Taurus was located, in flames. On Aug. 30, Smith succumbed to his injuries. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in more...

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LGWCD Board Considering Revisions To Public Records Policy

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LGWCD Board Considering Revisions To Public Records Policy

At a meeting Monday, the Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District Board of Supervisors reviewed its policy on charging for extensive public records requests and decided to have legal staff recommend revisions. Supervisor John Ryan said recent events led to the review. He said the district had adopted a general policy in 2011 that it would provide records in accordance more...

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