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State Group Honors Wellington For ‘Green’ Program

By at April 18, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

State Group Honors Wellington For ‘Green’ Program

The Village of Wellington has been recognized for its green practices, earning the 2014 Florida Water Environment Association’s Technology Innovation & Development Projects Biosolids Award. Presented on Tuesday, April 8, the award celebrates Wellington’s innovative method of turning the waste from its wastewater treatment plant into a reusable product. The more...

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Vote Shows Resident Support For Saddle Trail Improvements

By at April 18, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Vote Shows Resident Support For Saddle Trail Improvements

Residents in part of Saddle Trail Park will find out next week if Wellington will help facilitate road paving, drainage improvements and installing municipal water service. The Wellington Village Council is set to decide Tuesday, April 22 whether to direct village staff to initiate the process. In February, a group of residents from the southern portion of Saddle Trail more...

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Wellington Relay Unites Community

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Wellington Relay Unites Community

The Wellington Relay for Life was held Saturday, April 12 and Sunday, April 13 at Palm Beach Central High School. The theme was the Olympics, “Uniting the World Against Cancer.” Teams raised money for the event and walked overnight around the track to represent the struggle those with cancer face each more...

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Spring Fair At St. Peter’s Church

By at April 18, 2014 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

Spring Fair At St. Peter’s Church

The St. Peter’s United Methodist Church Child Enrichment Center held its annual Spring Fair on Saturday, April 12. The theme of the fair was “God’s Love Shines Bright.” The event included a silent auction, bounce houses, a rock wall, a bungee trampoline, a trackless train, pony rides, a petting zoo, an iPad 2 raffle, food, a bake sale and vendor more...

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Council Sidesteps Gerwig To Name Greene Vice Mayor

By at April 11, 2014 | 12:05 am | 2 Comments

Council Sidesteps Gerwig To Name Greene Vice Mayor

Wellington Councilwoman Anne Gerwig was passed over this week for the title of vice mayor when members of the Wellington Village Council voted 3-2 to depart from custom, giving Councilman John Greene the ceremonial title instead. Gerwig and Councilman Howard Coates dissented on the motion after Greene’s nomination by Councilman Matt Willhite. “This takes what more...

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Wellington Council OKs More Money For SR 7 Lobbying

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Wellington Council OKs More Money For SR 7 Lobbying

Members of the Wellington Village Council voted unanimously Tuesday to kick in an additional $5,000 to support lobbying efforts for the State Road 7 extension. Last month, the Western Communities Council retained the law firm of Lewis, Longman & Walker to lobby in support of the extension to Northlake Blvd. at the state and national levels, Village Manager Paul more...

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Area Scout Troop Collecting Supplies For Foster Children

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Area Scout Troop Collecting Supplies For Foster Children

Wellington Boy Scout Troop 125 will be delivering donation bags to local neighborhoods on Saturday, April 12 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations are being collected for the Foster & Adoptive Parents Association of Palm Beach County, a group that provides a safe home for children who have entered the foster care system for reasons such as abuse, neglect and more...

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Charter School Plans To Open In August At Vacated Wellington Christian

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Charter School Plans To Open In August At Vacated Wellington Christian

A performance arts charter school is slated to open this August in Wellington on the former Wellington Christian School campus. The Eagle Arts Academy Charter School of the Arts will purchase the property after Wellington Christian closes its doors in May, school officials announced last month. “We started the process about three weeks ago,” said C. Ron Allen more...

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Second Board Questions Need For Aviation Rules

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Second Board Questions Need For Aviation Rules

A proposal to regulate civil aviation in Wellington had members of the village’s Equestrian Preserve Committee confused Wednesday as to why it is needed. Committee members voted 6-0 to recommend denial of the Civil Aviation Ordinance, to the delight of about 50 residents of Wellington’s Aero Club who came out to fight the proposal. “I think this ordinance sets more...

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Wellington’s Audit Process Goes Much Smoother This Year

By at April 4, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington’s Audit Process Goes Much Smoother This Year

An independent audit of Wellington’s finances was much more successful this year, said auditor Antonio Grau at the Tuesday, March 25 meeting of the Wellington Village Council. Last year, Grau & Associates slammed village management for making the audit an “uncomfortable” situation, leading to concerns about the way the village was being managed. But Grau more...

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