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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Economist: Palm Beach County Agriculture Tied To Global Factors

By at October 17, 2014 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

Economist: Palm Beach County Agriculture Tied To Global Factors

Dr. Michael Swanson, senior vice president of Wells Fargo & Company, spoke about the relationship of agriculture to other aspects of the economy at a Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce economic forum luncheon held Monday at the Binks Forest Country Club in Wellington. Swanson said that when looking at agriculture, it is easy to get wrapped up in one’s more...

Business , News , Wellington

Popular Trunk Or Treat Returns To WHS Oct. 25

By at October 17, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Popular Trunk Or Treat Returns To WHS Oct. 25

Wellington High School’s DECA program and the Village of Wellington will host the popular Trunk or Treat program on Saturday, Oct. 25 at Wellington High School. Trunk or Treat is a free, creative and energetic experience where rather than going door to door, children go trunk to trunk to get their treats. “We always run out,” said DECA Adviser Susan May, who more...

News , Schools , Wellington

Wellington Hopes To Buy Wanderers Exec Course… If The Price Is Right

By at October 17, 2014 | 12:05 am | 2 Comments

Wellington Hopes To Buy Wanderers Exec Course… If The Price Is Right

The Wellington Village Council directed its staff Tuesday to move ahead with purchasing the Wanderers Club executive golf course property for use as a passive park, but to negotiate a better price for the deal. The 38-acre course winds through the Lakefield South community and is commonly used by joggers and bicyclists. In July, the council had directed staff to move more...

News , Wellington

Wellington Council Rejects Idea To Ease Commercial Parking Code

By at October 17, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Council Rejects Idea To Ease Commercial Parking Code

The Wellington Village Council on Tuesday rejected a proposal to allow commercial vehicles in parking lots of multifamily communities, concerned that it unfairly singles out those areas for looser code enforcement. Growth Management Director Bob Basehart said the proposed ordinance would amend the prohibition of parking at some residential properties, pointing out that more...

News , Wellington

Wellington Garden Club Grant Will Help School Go Green

By at October 17, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Garden Club Grant Will Help School Go Green

Pratt & Whitney recently presented the Wellington Garden Club with the company’s Green Power Grant of $5,000 to utilize in assisting Equestrian Trails Elementary School in its green school goals and assist Habitat for Humanity’s native plant landscaping. “We didn’t apply — they found us,” said Twig Morris, president of the Wellington Garden Club. The more...

News , Schools , Wellington