Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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RPB Council Approves First Reading Of Ordinance Regulating Food Trucks

The Royal Palm Beach Village Council approved preliminary reading of its landscaping and vegetation management ordinance on Thursday, Jan. 21, exempting a requirement that...

Wellington’s Catherine Chen Creates New Children’s Book

“This is a children’s book about my sister’s pet guinea pig,” Chen explained. “The drawings are in black and white, so it’s a story...

RPB Native Kucharski Named Principal At H.L. Johnson Elementary

Royal Palm Beach native Crystal Amado Kucharski, previously an assistant principal at Royal Palm Beach High School, has been named the new principal at...

RPBHS Instructor Wins Award For Second Book Of Poetry

Royal Palm Beach High School instructor Dr. J.P. Linstroth’s newly released, second book of poetry, Epochal Reckonings was recently named as co-winner of the prestigious...

DeMarois Agrees To Negotiated Settlement With Ethics Commission

Former Loxahatchee Groves Councilman David DeMarois reached a negotiated settlement agreement to a charge of misuse of his position at a hearing with the...

LGLA To Host Council Candidate Forum On Jan. 28

The Loxahatchee Groves Landowners’ Association will host a candidate forum on Thursday, Jan. 28 at the Palms West Presbyterian Church from 7 to 9...

FDOT Plans State Road 7 Virtual Workshops On Jan. 28

The Florida Department of Transportation will hold two virtual public workshops about new improvement plans for the State Road 7 extension from Okeechobee Blvd....

Lox Groves Council Interviews Contractors For Building Services

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council directed staff to submit comparisons of two potential companies that provide certified building services. Both companies appeared at the...

Wellington Education Committee Approves Grants For Area Schools

The Wellington Education Committee approved the village’s annual Keely Spinelli grants to local schools on Thursday, Jan. 14. “This is always the meeting I look...

Wellington Council Hears Update On COVID-19 Vaccine

Palm Beach County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay visited the Wellington Village Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 12 to present a proclamation and introduce a presentation...

Equestrian Committee Offers Input On New Wellington Golf Cart Rules

Wellington’s Equestrian Preserve Committee gave input Wednesday, Jan. 6 on the village’s plans for a new golf cart ordinance. Assistant Planning, Zoning & Building Director...

Wellington’s Equestrian Committee Refuses To Approve Changes To Comp Plan

Wellington’s Equestrian Preserve Committee has spent months going through an in-depth review of the village’s updated comprehensive plan. This has involved hours and hours...

Excitement Building For 2021 Gauntlet Of Polo Series At IPC

After an abrupt end to the 2020 polo season last March due to the pandemic, high-goal action returned to Wellington this month. Underway currently at...

Westlake Council Discusses Upcoming Legislative Priorities

The Westlake City Council discussed its legislative priorities for the upcoming session in Tallahassee that could include home rule issues, affordable housing and water...

Village Of Wellington Salutes Youth Council Members

Wellington Youth Council members from Palm Beach Central High School and Wellington High School were recognized at the Tuesday, Jan. 12 meeting of the...

Wellington Marks 25th Anniversary

Palm Beach County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay visited the Wellington Village Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 12 to present a proclamation commemorating Wellington’s 25th anniversary....

Attorneys Update Westlake Council On Road Connection Litigation

Seminole Improvement District Attorney Robert Diffenderfer addressed the Westlake City Council on Monday, Jan. 11 regarding litigation that SID has filed against the Indian...

Health Director: County Working To Solve Vaccine Supply Shortages

Florida Department of Health-Palm Beach County Director Dr. Alina Alonso told the Palm Beach County Commission on Tuesday, Jan. 12 that her staff is...

PBCHS Girls Basketball Squad Chasing Hardwood Dreams

Teamwork will make the dream work. It may be a cliché, but that’s what is necessary for the Palm Beach Central High School varsity...

RPBHS Girls Basketball Focused On Getting Better Every Day

Royal Palm Beach High School varsity girls basketball coach Ivana Soberal has high expectations for her team this year. She understands that the key...

Legislative Delegation Supports Local Bill For ITID To Study Incorporation

Without objections, the Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation accepted the Indian Trail Improvement District’s local bill to allow the study of incorporation on Thursday,...

Local Legislators Support Bill Banning Fireworks In Wellington’s Equestrian Areas

The Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation approved without objection a proposed bill prohibiting the use of fireworks in Wellington’s Equestrian Overlay Zoning District on...

State Attorney: Watch Out For Virus Vaccine Scammers

During a press conference at the Palm Beach County Emergency Operations Center on Thursday, Jan. 7, Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg said...

Health Director: Virus Vaccines Slow In Coming To General Public

During a COVID-19 vaccine update at the Palm Beach County Emergency Operations Center on Thursday, Jan. 7, Palm Beach County Mayor Dave Kerner said...

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RPB Council Approves First Reading Of Ordinance Regulating Food Trucks

The Royal Palm Beach Village Council approved preliminary reading of its landscaping and vegetation management ordinance on Thursday, Jan. 21, exempting a requirement that...

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