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Wellington Equestrian Committee To Update Comp Plan

By at September 26, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Equestrian Committee To Update Comp Plan

The Wellington Equestrian Preserve Committee is working on a survey to post on the village’s web site to ask residents what they want to see in the equestrian overlay master plan as the committee goes through a process to update the document. At a meeting on Thursday, Sept. 18, Wellington Projects Manager Mike O’Dell asked for the committee’s direction to begin more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington

Wellington Trims Raises For Legal Staff During Final Budget Approval

By at September 26, 2014 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

Wellington Trims Raises For Legal Staff During Final Budget Approval

The Wellington Village Council gave final approval to its 2015 budget Tuesday, but reduced the size of the raises that had been requested by its legal staff. Councilwoman Anne Gerwig questioned the proposed salary increases for the new in-house legal department established by the council 18 months ago. “I know that we are dealing with a new department, and more...

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Wellington Council Completes Manager, Attorney Reviews

By at September 26, 2014 | 12:05 am | 2 Comments

Wellington Council Completes Manager, Attorney Reviews

Wellington Village Council members submitted performance evaluations for Village Manager Paul Schofield and Village Attorney Laurie Cohen on Tuesday, but a majority of the council refrained from sharing their opinions publicly. Despite widespread speculation last week that the council might decide to dismiss Schofield, no such action was taken. While Councilman more...

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Margolis To Chamber: All’s Well Here In Wellington

By at September 26, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Margolis To Chamber: All’s Well Here In Wellington

Wellington Mayor Bob Margolis gave his annual “state of the village” address Wednesday during a Wellington Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Wanderers Club. Margolis pointed out that his presentation was being videotaped for publication on the village’s web site. “I promise to behave for the whole presentation,” he said. He also pointed out that due to more...

Business , News , Wellington

Palm Beach Central Homecoming Court

By at September 26, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Palm Beach Central Homecoming Court

Palm Beach Central High School held its homecoming activities last week, culminating with the crowning of Homecoming Queen Natalie Marcelo and Homecoming King Zachary Robling during the halftime of last Friday night’s football game against Boca Raton High School. Photo by Barbara Brock/Prestige more...

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Wellington Could Require Licensing For Single-Family Home Rentals

By at September 19, 2014 | 12:05 am | 3 Comments

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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Equestrian Committee Discusses Permits And Master Plan

By at September 19, 2014 | 12:05 am | 2 Comments

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

By at September 19, 2014 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

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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Patriot Day Event At Emerald Cove

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Patriot Day Event At Emerald Cove

Wellington American Legion Chris Reyka Memorial Post 390 joined public safety personnel to celebrate the eighth annual Patriot Day Luncheon at Emerald Cove Middle School on Thursday, Sept. 11. Members of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue and the school police shared lunch on the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist more...

Around Town , Featured , Schools , Wellington

Wellington Remembers 9/11 Tragedy

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Wellington Remembers 9/11 Tragedy

Wellington Village Council members joined public safety personnel and members of the community on Thursday, Sept. 11 for a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at the Wellington Community Center. Speakers honored the lives lost that day, sharing memories and paying respects. The guest speaker was John Napolitano, a Wellington resident who lost his son on more...

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