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New Arts-Themed Charter School Prepares To Open

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New Arts-Themed Charter School Prepares To Open

The former Wellington Christian School campus will have a new name and a new mission this month when the Eagle Arts Academy Charter School opens at the site along Wellington Trace. “It was my very first dream to have a school that marries education with the arts,” said Nykowanna “Nikki” Sloan, principal of Eagle Arts Academy. “I’ve always wanted one. I’ve more...

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Questions Hold Up Temporary Horse Tent Ordinance

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Questions Hold Up Temporary Horse Tent Ordinance

The Wellington Village Council on Tuesday postponed the final reading of an ordinance that would permanently replace an emergency measure passed after Hurricane Wilma that permitted horse owners to board their animals temporarily in tents if their stalls are damaged during a natural disaster. Councilwoman Anne Gerwig asked whether there is a definition of natural more...

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Wellington Zoners OK Changes To Binks Townhomes

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Wellington Zoners OK Changes To Binks Townhomes

Wellington’s Planning, Zoning & Adjustment Board last week unanimously approved a master plan amendment and other requests for Binks Pointe, a 90-home townhouse community planned for a 15-acre parcel that was previously part of the Binks Forest Golf Course. Controversial at the time, the decision to allow the 90 multi-family, multi-level townhouses dates back to more...

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Council Approves Isla Verde Increase With Neighbors’ OK

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Council Approves Isla Verde Increase With Neighbors’ OK

The Wellington Village Council on Tuesday approved a comprehensive plan amendment to increase the number of homes at the 54-acre Isla Verde mixed-use development on State Road 7 after hearing comments of support from leaders in surrounding communities. The amendment increases the allowed residential units from 230 to 350 by increasing proposed buildings from two to more...

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Wellington Refuses To Take A Stand On Minto West Project

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Wellington Refuses To Take A Stand On Minto West Project

A divided Wellington Village Council split 3-2 on Tuesday, deciding to neither endorse nor oppose the controversial Minto West development proposed on the 3,788-acre former Callery-Judge Grove property surrounded by The Acreage and Loxahatchee Groves. Minto West developers presented information at the council’s request about the project, which they believe will have more...

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Boys & Girls Club Summer Showcase

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Boys & Girls Club Summer Showcase

The Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club in Wellington presented a Summer Showcase on Friday, Aug. 8. The show featured vocal and dance performances by members of the Boys & Girls Club and Palm Beach Matrix Dance Program. For more info., visit more...

Around Town , Featured , People , Wellington

Wellington’s Capital Budget Could Fund 120th Ave. Paving

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Wellington’s Capital Budget Could Fund 120th Ave. Paving

The paving of a dusty section of 120th Avenue South between Lake Worth Road and 50th Street South is one of several items on Wellington’s capital improvements wish list set to come up during budget discussions over the next month. “There is at least some interest on the council,” Village Manager Paul Schofield told the Town-Crier this week. “We’ve had it in more...

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Temple Beth Torah Welcomes Rabbi Andrew Rosenkranz

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Temple Beth Torah Welcomes Rabbi Andrew Rosenkranz

Friday, Aug. 1 was Rabbi Andrew Rosenkranz’s first official day as the new spiritual leader at Temple Beth Torah in Wellington, and the congregation is welcoming him with open arms as he continues the legacy of Rabbi Emeritus Stephen Pinsky. “I’m very excited to be a part of the building and maintaining of a sacred community,” he said. “Over the years, I’ve more...

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Community Block Party At B&G Club

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Community Block Party At B&G Club

The Village of Wellington and the Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club held a block party for the community Saturday, Aug. 2. There were plenty of snacks and refreshments available, including snow cones, cotton candy, popcorn, hotdogs and more. There was a basketball tournament, a bounce house, an inflatable slide, soccer games and other activities. For more info., more...

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Wellington Zoners Deny Jacobs Appeal

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Wellington Zoners Deny Jacobs Appeal

At a quasi-judicial hearing Wednesday evening, Wellington’s Planning, Zoning & Adjustment Board denied an administrative appeal brought by members of the Jacobs family against the controversial Equestrian Village development. Attorney Jeffery Bass, representing Charles and Kimberly Jacobs and Solar Sportsystems Inc., contended that Wellington staff members made more...

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