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Loxahatchee Groves

Groves Council Gets Overview Of Challenging Budget Cycle

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council heard a staff presentation Tuesday, July 2 overviewing what is expected to be a difficult budget for fiscal year 2025. At the meeting, the council set the TRIM (truth-in-millage) rates for the town’s solid waste...

Neighbors Raise Concerns About Lox Groves RV Park Idea

A developer’s presentation on a possible high-end, equestrian-themed recreational vehicle park in Loxahatchee Groves was met with a concerned response from residents at a Tuesday, June 4 workshop session. The hour-long workshop gave a conceptual overview of the project, proposed...

Lox Council Inks PBSO Contract With Slimmed-Down Increase

After weeks of saber rattling on both sides, the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council agreed to a three-year contract extension with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, June 4 after the PBSO agreed to lower its requested increase...

With PBSO Contract Renewal Pending, Groves Council OKs Backstop Ordinance

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council approved an ordinance Tuesday, May 7 designed to serve as a backstop should negotiations over a new contract with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office prove unsuccessful. The town currently has a longstanding agreement for...

Fun Time At Lox Groves Elementary Carnival

On Friday, April 19, Loxahatchee Groves Elementary School held its annual spring carnival to help raise funds for student activities. Many vendors were on hand to give out prizes and offer interactive activities. Games and bounce houses filled the...

Lox Council Reviews Plans For Upcoming Road Paving Projects

At a workshop on Tuesday, April 16, the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council heard an update on planned road improvement projects from Public Works Director Richard Gallant and Project Coordinator Jeff Kurtz. The council gave their input into the design of...

Anita Kane Tapped As Lox Groves Mayor As Council Plans Workshop On Roads

The newest member of the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council was tapped to serve as mayor when the newly configured council was seated on Tuesday, April 2. Anita Kane, who won the March 19 election for Seat 3, replaced former Councilwoman...

Artificial Intelligence In Agriculture: Helpful Or Harmful For Floridian Farmers?

By Niles Sood Palm Beach County is the largest agricultural district in Florida, leading the nation in the production of bell peppers, sugarcane and sweet corn. It also leads the state in various commodities, like lettuce, celery and rice, generating...

Maniglia, Kane Win Loxahatchee Groves Council Seats

There will be one new member and one returning member once the new Loxahatchee Groves Town Council is seated after the municipal election held Tuesday, March 19. Seat 1 incumbent Councilwoman Phillis Maniglia held back a challenge from resident Robert...

Six Clouded Leopard Cubs Born At Panther Ridge

Clouded leopards are endangered, and there’s no pretty way to paint the picture. With less than 3,500 to 5,000 in the wild, and maybe 200 under human care, Animal Curator Sadie Ryan at the Panther Ridge Conservation Center in Loxahatchee...

Wawa Celebrates Opening Of Long-Awaited Store Location In Loxahatchee Groves

Wawa, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, opened its new store in Loxahatchee Groves at 8 a.m. on Thursday, March 7. The store is located at 15475 Southern Blvd. Dozens of Wawa fans were on hand as the...

Lisa Marie Bishop And Gisela Pferdekamper Art Show

On Sunday, March 3, artist Gisela Pferdekamper held her annual art show at her home gallery in Loxahatchee Groves, joined by fellow artist Lisa Marie Bishop, who also had her equestrian-themed artwork displayed at the gallery. Cheese and wine...

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UPDATE: ITID Gives GL Homes Tentative OK For New Carol Street Culvert

The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors agreed 4-0 at a special meeting on Monday, July 15 to...