Sunday, November 29, 2020

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Royal Palm Beach Plans A Socially Distanced Holiday Tree Lighting

Royal Palm Beach Parks & Recreation Director Lou Recchio reported on the limited programs available to the public and precautions being taken due to...

County Commissioners Support Equine Waste Plant

The Palm Beach County Commission voted 5-2 during a zoning hearing on Monday, Nov. 23 to approve an equine waste management facility in an...

Royal Palm Planners Approve Painting Request And Sign Renovations

The Royal Palm Beach Planning & Zoning Commission approved several sign applications and building façade renovations on Tuesday, Nov. 24. The commissioners recommended architectural approval...

RPB Wins Award For Best Participation In County Census Competition

West Palm Beach Commissioner Christina Lambert and Wellington Councilman John McGovern congratulated the Village of Royal Palm Beach last week for winning the recent...

Royal Palm Council Approves Two More Fuel Pumps At RaceTrac

The Royal Palm Beach Village Council last week approved a request by RaceTrac to add two more fuel pumps and extend the canopy at...

Virtual Farm City Features State Commissioner, Ag Leaders

Farm City, hosted virtually this year by the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Nov. 18, focused on the effects of...

Commission Keeps Kerner Mayor, Citing Need For Continuity

The Palm Beach County Commission re-appointed District 3 Commissioner Dave Kerner to serve as mayor on Tuesday, Nov. 17 during its annual re-organizational meeting. Kerner...

Groves Council Hears Report On Possible New Grant Sources

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council heard an update from lobbyist Mary McNicholas with Geoffrey B. Sluggett & Associates on Tuesday, Nov. 17 about new...

Part Of Lotis Property On State Road 7 Rezoned As Mixed Use

A former sand quarry on State Road 7 just north of Forest Hill Blvd. moved forward with plans for a mixed-use development at the...

Groves Council Critical Of New Southern Crossings Proposal

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council gave frank feedback to a new proposal by Southern Crossings that was abandoned in 2008 and now proposes to...

Historical Society Panel Discusses Early Days Of Wellington

The Wellington Historical Society presented a virtual panel discussion Wednesday, Nov. 18 about the history of Wellington, from the first sales of lots in...

Foundation Supports PBSC Veterans Success Center With $10,000 Donation

The Wellington Community Foundation has donated $10,000 to the Palm Beach State College Foundation to help veterans who are Wellington residents toward their degree. The...

Stand-Alone Real Estate Office Coming To The Acreage After County Zoning Change

The Palm Beach County Commission recently granted a unique approval which will allow a new real estate office building on the west side of...

Wellington Wolverines Defeat Santaluces Chiefs 26-13

Wellington High School quarterback Ryan Anthony completed 15 of 22 passes for 250 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Wolverines to a 26-13...

Health Director: County Virus Cases Rising Along With Nation

Florida Department of Health-Palm Beach County Director Dr. Alina Alonso reported an exponential spike in COVID-19 cases nationally and a corresponding rise in daily...

ITID To Hold Acreage Community Park Ribbon Cutting, Holiday Parade Dec. 5

The Indian Trail Improvement District will hold the long-awaited grand opening of Acreage Community Park’s southern expansion, along with a holiday parade, on Saturday,...

County Zoners Recommend Approval Of Manure Recycling Plant In Industrial Area

The Palm Beach County Planning & Zoning Commission on Tuesday, Nov. 3 recommended approval of an equestrian waste recycling facility in an industrial area...

Groves Council Gets One-Year Update On Solid Waste Service

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council met with its solid waste hauler Coastal Waste on Tuesday, Nov. 3 to discuss progress and problems over the...

Wellington Pioneer Ken Adams Dies At Age 90

Former Palm Beach County Commissioner Ken Adams, who was a leader in Wellington’s incorporation effort, died after a prolonged illness at the age of...

Wellington Council Recognizes IT Team That Completed New Software Project

The Wellington Village Council recognized an unusual nominee as employee of the month on Tuesday, Nov. 10 — the village’s entire Information Technology Department. The...

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