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Economist: Palm Beach County Agriculture Tied To Global Factors

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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Wellington Garden Club Grant Will Help School Go Green

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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

Wellington Zoning Board Approves Bridle Trail Map Ordinance

By at October 10, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Zoning Board Approves Bridle Trail Map Ordinance

Wellington’s Planning, Zoning & Adjustment Board unanimously recommended approval last week of an ordinance to adopt a bridle trail map into the equestrian element of the village’s comprehensive plan. At the Oct. 1 meeting, Wellington Projects Manager Mike O’Dell presented an update to the equestrian trail circulation map currently in the comp plan. “This more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington

Wellington Breaks Ground On New Tennis Center

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Wellington Breaks Ground On New Tennis Center

Wellington officials joined members of the project’s design and build team to break ground Tuesday on the new Wellington Tennis Center. Vice Mayor John Greene stood in for Mayor Bob Margolis, who was unable to attend. “To be able to provide a dedicated tennis center to our residents, I think, makes us the envy of any municipality,” Greene said. “I am happy more...

News , Sports , Wellington

Pizzazz Event Supports Braille Club

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Pizzazz Event Supports Braille Club

Pizzazz Hair Design & Spa held its 40th anniversary fundraising event last weekend in support of the Braille Club of Palm Beach County at several salon locations across the county. Shown here are photos from the Kobosko’s Crossing location on Sunday, Oct. 5. For more info., visit www.pizzazzhair.com. Learn more about the Braille Club at www.brailleclub.webs.com. more...

Around Town , Business , Featured , Wellington

Horses Helping People Resource Day

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Horses Helping People Resource Day

The American Association of Caregiving Youth and the Equus Foundation hosted the inaugural Horses Helping People Family Resource Day on Sunday, Oct. 5 at the Van Kampen Arena in Wellington. Attendees learned about the benefits of equine therapy and took part in a variety of more...

Around Town , Equestrian , Featured , Wellington

PBSO Investigating Vehicle Burglaries In Lakefield Area

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PBSO Investigating Vehicle Burglaries In Lakefield Area

OCT. 6 — Several vehicles in Wellington’s Lakefield area were burglarized last weekend. Deputies from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office substation in Wellington are investigating the incidents, which appear to be related. According to one PBSO report, there was a vehicle burglary on South Club Drive sometime between midnight and 7 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5. The more...

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