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Princess & Pirate Ball At Polo Club

By at November 21, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Princess & Pirate Ball At Polo Club

The Center for Family Services’ Kids Helping Kids Committee hosted its Princess & Pirate Ball on Sunday, Nov. 16 at the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington. With whimsical activities such as beauty bar to be made over into a pirate or princess, face painting, swings, a castle and more, kids of all ages enjoyed getting together for a great cause. For more...

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Wellington Prepares To Seek New Waste Hauling Proposals

By at November 21, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Prepares To Seek New Waste Hauling Proposals

The Wellington Village Council hired attorney David Dee as a consultant for solid waste services last week and immediately put him to work helping prepare a request for proposals (RFP). Council members had said that they were satisfied with their current provider, Waste Management of Palm Beach, but decided in September by a 3-2 vote to seek proposals for a new solid more...

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Equestrian Leaders See Bright Season Ahead In 2015

By at November 21, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Equestrian Leaders See Bright Season Ahead In 2015

With upbeat, optimistic presentations, leaders of the local equestrian community addressed members of the Wellington Chamber of Commerce during a luncheon held Wednesday at the Wanderers Club. Featured speakers included Mark Bellissimo of Equestrian Sport Productions, Marla Connor of the Gulfstream Polo Club, Melissa Ganzi of the Grand Champions Polo Club, Noreen more...

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Wellington Council Decides To Switch Tallahassee Lobbyists

By at November 21, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Council Decides To Switch Tallahassee Lobbyists

The Wellington Village Council voted to hire lobbyist Coker Consulting last week to represent them in Tallahassee, replacing David Ramba of the Ramba Consulting Group. Council members were not happy with the services provided by Ramba, who was hired in January. Ramba was earning $60,000 a year. Village Manager Paul Schofield noted that discussion among council more...

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Grand Champions To Host The USPA International Cup

By at November 21, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Grand Champions To Host The USPA International Cup

Officials at the Grand Champions Polo Club in Wellington are excited to present the USPA International Cup Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 29. The opening ceremony takes place at 12:30 p.m., followed at 1 p.m. by the Carlos Gracida Memorial Legends of Polo match. Some of the best polo players in the world will be playing in the match to honor their late friend and polo more...

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Wellington Seeks Donations For Holiday Food Drive

By at November 14, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Seeks Donations For Holiday Food Drive

The Village of Wellington and Wellington Presbyterian Church are working diligently to gather food and supplies to help families in Wellington who need assistance in filling their Thanksgiving tables. Partnering this year to provide families with a satisfying meal through the Hometown Holiday Food Drive are InterFaith, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Whole more...

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Council Questions Future Of Wellington Community Foundation

By at November 14, 2014 | 12:05 am | 3 Comments

Council Questions Future Of Wellington Community Foundation

The Wellington Village Council conducted its annual meeting of the Wellington Community Foundation on Monday, and council members discussed the future of the foundation, which has been hamstrung by opinions from the Palm Beach County Office of the Inspector General. Vice Mayor John Greene presided in the absence of Councilman Howard Coates, who serves as chairman of more...

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Wellington Gives Go-Ahead For Binks Pointe Development

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Wellington Gives Go-Ahead For Binks Pointe Development

The Wellington Village Council gave final approval Tuesday to an amended comp plan and master plan for Binks Pointe, a 90-home townhouse community planned for a 15-acre parcel that was previously part of the Binks Forest Golf Course. The 90 homes will sit on land that was once the golf course’s driving range, known as Pod L, a 15.27-acre piece of land with a more...

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Equestrian Board Objects To Saddle Trail Paving Plan

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Equestrian Board Objects To Saddle Trail Paving Plan

The Wellington Equestrian Preserve Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to oppose paving of roads in the Saddle Trail Park neighborhood, although the Wellington Village Council approved the project unanimously in April. The meeting started with staff’s intention to get feedback from the committee in order to move forward with the project, but the committee more...

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Wellington Commemorates Vets Day

By at November 14, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Commemorates Vets Day

On Tuesday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day, the Village of Wellington held its Veterans Day Parade & Ceremony. The parade marched down Forest Hill Blvd. to the Wellington Veterans Memorial, where local service members were honored in a ceremony. Many residents came out to pay their more...

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