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Wellington Council To Revisit Plans For Community Center

By at June 26, 2015 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

Wellington Council To Revisit Plans For Community Center

The Wellington Village Council agreed Tuesday to schedule a review of construction plans for the new Wellington Community Center after Councilman Matt Willhite said the final plans did not look like what the council had approved. “I would like to bring to the council’s attention something that is very alarming to me,” Willhite said. “We were all so happy to go more...

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Bob Margolis’ Chamber Talk Puts Focus On Biz Issues

By at June 26, 2015 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

Bob Margolis’ Chamber Talk Puts Focus On Biz Issues

Wellington Mayor Bob Margolis addressed the Wellington Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon Wednesday, putting his focus on increasing business activity in the village. Margolis was a last-minute substitute for State Sen. Joseph Abruzzo (D-District 25). Wellington Chamber Executive Director Michela Green thanked Margolis for his accessibility, giving him kudos for more...

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Wellington Visioning Workshop Includes A Financial Warning

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Wellington Visioning Workshop Includes A Financial Warning

The Wellington Village Council conducted its second “visioning” workshop June 18, focusing not only on Wellington, but looking at the regional influences surrounding the community. During the workshop, council members received sobering news from financial staff members. They reported that declining reserve funds could force either tax or assessment increases, more...

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Benefit For Accident Victims June 28 At Short Stacks

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Benefit For Accident Victims June 28 At Short Stacks

Short Stacks restaurant in Wellington will host a fundraising benefit Sunday, June 28 from 3 to 5 p.m. to raise funds for Alanna Rizzo and Dustin Moore-Gerasimchik, two of five of Short Stacks employees who were involved in a severe car accident on Friday, June 12 in Royal Palm Beach. Rizzo and Moore-Gerasimchik were flown by Trauma Hawk to St. Mary’s Medical Center. more...

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Father’s Day 5K Daddy Dash Returns

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Father’s Day 5K Daddy Dash Returns

The third annual Father’s Day 5K Daddy Dash, a charity race for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, took place Sunday, June 21 at Village Park. This year marked the third anniversary of the race, which has grown dramatically over that time. The event included food trucks and fun activities, including the popular Kids Run and Diaper Dash. Photos by Mike more...

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Tennis Play Day At New Tennis Center

By at June 26, 2015 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

Tennis Play Day At New Tennis Center

The Western Communities Tennis Association hosted a free Tennis Play Day on Saturday, June 20 featuring tennis instruction for the whole family at the new Wellington Tennis Center, located at 3100 Lyons Road. There were classes for all levels, from children to adults, beginner through advanced, including cardio tennis. Photos by Sergio more...

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Wellington Charter Panel Sends Final Wording To Council

By at June 19, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Charter Panel Sends Final Wording To Council

Wellington’s Charter Review Task Force made last-minute tweaks to six proposed referendum questions in its final meeting Wednesday. The proposed referendums will now be sent to the Wellington Village Council for consideration. The task force has been meeting for the past year to consider possible changes to the charter, which was originally written in more...

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Equestrian Panel Discusses Future Development Potential

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Equestrian Panel Discusses Future Development Potential

Wellington’s Equestrian Preserve Committee had a discussion during its meeting Wednesday, June 10 on what the Equestrian Preserve Area could look like at build-out. Growth Management Director Bob Basehart led off the discussion, pointing out that property development in the preserve would be no greater or less than specific densities described in the comprehensive more...

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Controversial Canal Project On Hold Pending New Alternatives

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Controversial Canal Project On Hold Pending New Alternatives

After a public meeting last month where residents were highly critical of the project, the Village of Wellington has put its controversial canal clearing project on hold for at least several months. In an announcement made June 11, village officials noted that the pause will allow the village to work with surveyors on the canals and look into the costs of alternative more...

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Kids Enjoy Camp Varsity Program

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Kids Enjoy Camp Varsity Program

Camp Varsity is a multi-sport kids camp being held this summer at Wellington Landings Middle School. Camp programs are available weekly through Aug. 7. Kids play sports such as basketball, kickball, volleyball, tennis and more. There are also wild wacky Wednesday water games and other special activities. For more information, visit www.buildingupsportsacademy.com or call more...

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