Wellington

Polo Park’s Science Night Aims To Inspire Students

By at October 31, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Polo Park’s Science Night Aims To Inspire Students

Polo Park Middle School held its second Night of Science on Tuesday, Oct. 28, where close to 1,000 students — current, former and future — attended, along with their families. The night focused on various elements of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (known as STEM studies) throughout the school campus, in conjunction with food trucks, more...

News , Schools , Wellington

County Candidates Meet At Wellington Chamber’s Forum

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County Candidates Meet At Wellington Chamber’s Forum

The three candidates seeking to represent the western communities on the Palm Beach County Commission met for the final time before next Tuesday’s election at the forum hosted Monday by the Wellington Chamber of Commerce. Moderated by well-known radio personality Tim Byrd, Democratic nominee Melissa McKinlay, Republican hopeful Andrew Schaller and independent more...

News , Wellington

Wellington Moves Forward With Expanded Rental Licenses

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Wellington Moves Forward With Expanded Rental Licenses

The Wellington Village Council gave preliminary approval Tuesday to an ordinance that would require rental licenses for single-family homes. Planning & Development Services Director Tim Stillings said the ordinance adds single-family homes to an existing ordinance, which requires licenses for multi-family rentals. Council members said the ordinance was intended more...

News , Wellington

Wellington Council Commends Boy For Helping Needy Kids

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Wellington Council Commends Boy For Helping Needy Kids

Ten-year-old Noah Norwitch received praise from the Wellington Village Council on Tuesday, along with a round of applause from the audience, for a donation of more than $3,300 of his birthday money to children in need of money to enroll in sports programs. Norwitch is a fifth grader on the safety patrol at Binks Forest Elementary School. His father is a pilot, and more...

News , People , Wellington

Trunk Or Treat Brings Crowds To WHS

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Trunk Or Treat Brings Crowds To WHS

The Village of Wellington and Wellington High School’s DECA program hosted the annual Trunk or Treat in the Wellington High School parking lot Saturday, Oct. 25, providing a safe location for kids to have Halloween fun. There was music, candy, decorations, raffles and a costume more...

Around Town , Featured , Wellington

Wellington’s 40th Street Renamed Gracida Way

By at October 24, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington’s 40th Street Renamed Gracida Way

The Wellington Village Council unanimously approved a request last week to rename 40th Street South as Gracida Way in honor of the late Carlos Gracida, who died following a polo accident in February. Equestrian activist Victoria McCullough, who lives on 40th Street South, made the request. “The reason I would like that, and I think the community would also, is more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington

Fall Festival Brings Crowds To Wellington

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Fall Festival Brings Crowds To Wellington

Wellington held its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 18 at Village Park on Pierson Road. The event provided a family-friendly Halloween celebration with food trucks, bounce houses, trick or treating, a haunted house, face painting, balloon animals, a costume contest and more...

Around Town , Featured , Wellington

Wellington’s Win Over SRHS Hawks Clinches Playoff Spot

By at October 24, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Wellington’s Win Over SRHS Hawks Clinches Playoff Spot

BY GENE NARDI The Wellington High School varsity football squad hosted rival Seminole Ridge High School in a key district game Thursday, Oct. 16, and dominated the Hawks 42-15 before a packed stadium on seniors night. Wellington (7-1, 2-0) needed the win to clinch a playoff spot. Seminole Ridge (3-4, 0-2) needed the win to stay in contention. It was eight years ago, more...

Sports , Wellington

Western Business Alliance Hosts First Social

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Western Business Alliance Hosts First Social

On Thursday, Oct. 16, the Western Business Alliance, a new business networking group held its first social at the White Elephant restaurant in the original Wellington Mall. There were raffles, snacks and drinks as dozens gathered to create new relationships and rekindle old. For more information, visit more...

Around Town , Business , Featured , Wellington

Palm Beach Central Holds On To Defeat Lancers 17-7

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Palm Beach Central Holds On To Defeat Lancers 17-7

BY GENE NARDI The Palm Beach Central High School varsity football team hosted district foe John I. Leonard High School on Friday, Oct. 17 and held on to defeat the Lancers 17-7. The Broncos have made a statement with four straight wins after a slow 0-3 start. In addition, the Broncos have outscored their opponents in the streak 101-28. Palm Beach Central (4-3, more...

Sports , Wellington