Opinion

Threatened Delay To SR 7 Project Ignores A Critical Need

By at December 12, 2014 | 12:02 am | 1 Comments

One again, the critical transportation needs of the western communities have fallen victim to the delay tactics of the eastern establishment. Decades after State Road 7’s connection to Northlake Blvd. was promised, there has been yet another probable delay. The Florida Department of Transportation announced plans this week to move its funding down the road another more...

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Letter: Town Questioned By The Inspector General’s Office

By at December 12, 2014 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

The Town of Loxahatchee Groves has received a management inquiry from the Palm Beach County Office of the Inspector General alleging that on Nov. 4, 2014, the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council violated the constitutional rights of a citizen, Keith Harris, in voting to dismiss me from the Roadway, Equestrian Trail & Greenway Advisory Committee. Vice Mayor Ron Jarriel more...

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Letter: Some Ways To Conserve Water

By at December 12, 2014 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

As the dry season begins in Florida, it becomes more important to save water. In order to preserve both the environment and how we live, it is necessary to practice everything in moderation, especially with our water usage. Here are two easy ways to save water: 1. Taking shorter showers and installing flow restrictors — A shower is an every-day routine, and one of more...

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Letter: Do These Elected Officials Work For Us?

By at December 12, 2014 | 12:01 am | 1 Comments

On Jan. 23, 2014, all five supervisors of the Indian Trail Improvement District unanimously agreed to hire land-use attorney Marty Perry to study the effects on the district from the Minto West development proposal. During the meeting, ITID Attorney Mary Viator said, “We want to have the best team in place to make sure all the interests of the district are represented. more...

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Community Festivities Help Bring The Holiday Spirit To Life

By at December 5, 2014 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

With just three weeks to go until Christmas, the holiday season is in full swing. This is the time of year when people come together to celebrate as a community. This often takes the form of decorated homes, joyful music and special street decorations, but nowhere is it more on display than during the many special holiday celebrations. These ever-popular gatherings get more...

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Letter: Dividing The Community

By at December 5, 2014 | 12:01 am | 2 Comments

We have recently been receiving a new local publication in our mailboxes called The Village Patriot. After reading the first two issues, I must question the concept of “patriot” when used by this publication, which seems bent on creating divisiveness in our community. In the current issue’s front page article, “Wellington Without Equestrians,” the publisher more...

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Letter: Wellington Must Solve Its Manure Problem

By at December 5, 2014 | 12:01 am | 3 Comments

In regard to the article in the Nov. 21 Town-Crier entitled “Equestrian Leaders See Bright Season Ahead in 2015,” I wish to reiterate the absolute need for Wellington to step up to the plate and take responsibility for the gargantuan amounts of manure and urine soaked bedding generated within this wonderful industry. According to Mr. Mark Bellissimo, more than $6.4 more...

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Letter: ‘Obamacare’ A Law, Not A Provider

By at December 5, 2014 | 12:01 am | 1 Comments

“Obamacare” is a law, not a medical provider or an insurance provider. An Act of Congress can either be a public law or a private law, relating to specific institutions or individuals. For example, the Civil Rights Act, the Embargo Act, the Homestead Act, the Homeland Security Act, the Affordable Care Act, etc... The Affordable Care Act protects you from more...

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Letter: Thanks From RPB Church

By at December 5, 2014 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

The Royal Palm Covenant Church family would like to take this opportunity to thank the community and those directly involved in making this year’s Thanksgiving basket giveaway a success. We have served more than 650 families, which equals approximately 2,089 individuals. We want to say special thanks to the Santamaria families, My Brothers’/Sisters’ Keeper, Debt more...

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Black Friday? Make An Effort To Shop Local For The Holidays

By at November 28, 2014 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

The holiday shopping season has officially begun. With less than four weeks until Christmas, now is the time of year that the shopping malls, department stores and major retailers offer up the latest merchandise, along with a few great deals, to bring in shoppers flush with holiday spirit. While, thank goodness, there has been some pushback this year against those more...

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