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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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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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Letter: Minto West Discrepancies

By at November 28, 2014 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

“Government of the people, by the people and for the people” are not just words. It means the majority had established public consensus for development of the central western communities in the objectives, goals and public policies of the county’s award-winning Comprehensive Land Use Plan. On Oct. 29, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., attorneys and hundreds of citizens more...

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Letter: Thank You, Firefighters

By at November 28, 2014 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

I am writing this letter to express my gratitude to the people who work at Fire Station #25. Recently, my mailbox was knocked down for the second time. I called the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office to report it. The deputy asked if I was a veteran. I replied, “Yes, WWII.” He then called Fire Station #25. They came and repaired my mailbox and there was no charge. more...

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