Wellington

More Than 650 New Graduates Bid Farewell To PBCHS

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More Than 650 New Graduates Bid Farewell To PBCHS

Amid plenty of hoots, hollers and celebration, approximately 650 Palm Beach Central High School students making up the Class of 2015 walked across the stage and became high school graduates Wednesday, May 20 at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center. Principal Darren Edgecomb greeted the hundreds of friends and family members who came to see the transition. The more...

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Wellington Elementary Teacher Wins Dwyer Award

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Wellington Elementary Teacher Wins Dwyer Award

Wellington Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Kelly Jo Mills won the prestigious William T. Dwyer Award in the Elementary Education category earlier this month. The 31st annual William T. Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education ceremony was held Wednesday, May 6 at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. The honor was particularly special to Mills, and not more...

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Wellington Renames Street After Village Pioneer Ken Adams

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Wellington Renames Street After Village Pioneer Ken Adams

The Wellington Village Council renamed Country Club Drive leading to the Lake Wellington Professional Centre in honor of Wellington pioneer and former County Commissioner Ken Adams last week. The street will now be known as Ken Adams Way. “One of the things we are doing is recognizing you for your contributions to the village over the last number of years, and it’s more...

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‘March Against Monsanto’ In Wellington

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‘March Against Monsanto’ In Wellington

Wellington’s first ever “March Against Monsanto” was held Saturday, May 16 with a rally at the original Wellington Mall followed by a march along Forest Hill Blvd. The participants were opposed to the use of “genetically modified organisms” or GMOs. For more information, visit more...

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Maaco Celebrates New Wellington Store

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Maaco Celebrates New Wellington Store

Maaco-Wellington Star Hands Auto Body Shop held its grand opening celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, May 14 with Latin music and food. The shop is located at 3132 Fortune Way in the Wellington Business Center off Pierson Road. For more info., visit www.maaco-wellingtonfl.com, call (561) 328-6969 or e-mail more...

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Wellington Council OKs Home Away From Home Expansion

By at May 15, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Council OKs Home Away From Home Expansion

The Wellington Village Council gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a conditional use application for the Home Away From Home daycare center and preschool to increase its capacity from 171 to 299 children. Home Away From Home is located at the southeast corner of Binks Forest Drive and Bent Creek Road. Growth Management Director Robert Basehart said Home Away From more...

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Wellington Council Postpones Manager Contract Discussion

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Wellington Council Postpones Manager Contract Discussion

The Wellington Village Council postponed discussion Tuesday of Village Manager Paul Schofield’s employment contract until July so that village staff could gather comparative information, although council members did spend time discussing it. Mayor Bob Margolis, who had asked that the item be put on the agenda, explained that they had a lengthy discussion at their more...

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McGovern Files Intent To Seek Wellington’s Seat 3

By at May 15, 2015 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

McGovern Files Intent To Seek Wellington’s Seat 3

Wellington Councilman John McGovern on Monday filed his intent to run for Seat 3 on the Wellington Village Council next March. Seat 3 will be one of four Wellington council seats on the March 15, 2016 ballot. McGovern was appointed to Seat 3 in February to replace Councilman Howard Coates, who resigned after being appointed a circuit court judge. The Seat 3 election more...

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Ceremony Welcomes Howard Coates To Circuit Court Bench

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Ceremony Welcomes Howard Coates To Circuit Court Bench

Howard K. Coates was invested as a judge of the 15th Judicial Circuit Court on Friday, May 8 at the Palm Beach County Courthouse. An attorney and former Wellington Councilman, Coates was named as a judge by Gov. Rick Scott in December. Coates’ family and well wishers filled Courtroom 11B to view the investiture. His daughter Cameron delivered the invocation, while more...

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Olive Garden ‘Pennies For Pasta’ Lunch

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Olive Garden ‘Pennies For Pasta’ Lunch

Wellington’s Olive Garden restaurant hosted the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Pennies for Pasta luncheon with Elbridge Gale Elementary School students Monday, May 11. The school collected $17,400 in donations, making it the 17th out of 27,000 schools in the country. Students McKenna Wickers, Jaidyn Brody and Cameron Martinez were honored for their efforts, along more...

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