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Letter: K-Park Analysis Was Misleading

By at January 23, 2015 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

As one of the proposers (Wellington Gardens) for the development opportunity at Wellington’s K-Park property, I read with interest your Dec. 26 article, which provided a brief summary of each of the six competing K-Park proposals. Thank you for providing this valuable service to the Wellington community. Although the general narrative description of each project in more...

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Letter: Florida Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By at January 16, 2015 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

On Jan.19, Floridians will once again observe Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, honoring the man who advanced and steered a civil rights movement that pushed America toward equality and justice for all persons. Dr. King and his followers stood in strong opposition to racial discrimination, as well as the wrongful and unequal treatment of people who differ in national origin more...

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Letter: Louda Objects To Goltzené Statement

By at January 16, 2015 | 12:01 am | 1 Comments

At the Jan. 6 meeting of the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council, Councilman Tom Goltzené did not infer but directly stated that I left the roadways and trails committee because of the chair at that time, Mrs. Nina Corning. I found this out by watching the video, as I was not in attendance. Mr. Goltzené hopefully knows that he is lying about his statement. I enjoyed my more...

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Letter: Courts Deciding On Workers’ Comp Benefits

By at January 16, 2015 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

The provision in the workers’ compensation law passed in 1994 that limits benefits during medical treatment to 104 weeks has been struck down in the matter of Westphal vs. City of St. Petersburg. Currently, until perhaps the Florida Supreme Court decides otherwise, injured workers who are under active medical treatment will be entitled to collect 66 2/3 percent of more...

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Letter: Lox Groves Right To Reject ‘Help’ From Minto West

By at January 9, 2015 | 12:01 am | 1 Comments

I am writing to applaud the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council for voting to “Reject Minto’s Help in Designing Okeechobee Blvd.” for a four-lane expansion (Town-Crier, Dec. 19). Loxahatchee Groves is a 100-year-old rural equestrian/farming/nursery community that is approximately three miles wide in its north/south width, with Okeechobee Blvd. bisecting the center of more...

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Letter: No ‘Freedom Of Speech’ Issue In ‘The Interview’

By at January 9, 2015 | 12:01 am | 1 Comments

Editor’s note: The following letter is in response to Leonard Wechsler’s review of The Interview, published Jan. 2. Sadly, I am disappointed by your critical innocence. You have bought into the phony “freedom of speech” aspect of the movie The Interview. To make or see a movie about the assassination of a living foreign leader is not an issue of free speech, more...

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Letter: Chamber Thanks WinterFest Supporters

By at December 19, 2014 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce another smashing success. WinterFest 2014 with Vanilla Ice drew record crowds on Dec. 6 and thrilled the audience with the best of performers, emcees and many surprises. Presented by the Wellington Chamber of Commerce, Equestrian Sport Productions, the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, Grand 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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