Tuesday, January 31, 2023

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RPB Village Council Recognizes PBSO Deputy Of The Year

The Royal Palm Beach Village Council began its first meeting of 2023 on Thursday, Jan. 19 by taking a moment to celebrate local Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Alberto Rivas. Rivas was chosen as the Law Enforcement Deputy of...

On Bike Share Program Now Available At RPB Commons Park

As part of the Village of Royal Palm Beach’s endeavor to be both greener and to better serve the community, the public now has the ability to access bicycles as part of a ride-share program offered by the Parks...

Pro-Incorporation Group Moving Ahead After Clearing First Legislative Hurdle

Now that the bid for an Acreage-area incorporation referendum has passed its first big hurdle, pro-incorporation supporters are wasting no time preparing for a possible November vote. “Due to time constraints, we’re already asking residents to sign up for certain...

Committee Supports Plan Leaving Wellington Students At PBCHS

By Charles Elmore Amid debate about whether Wellington “got its way,” Greenacres officials and others are taking their concerns to the Palm Beach County School Board as it prepares to make the final call on a boundary map for a...

Baxter Tells ITID She Plans Code Enforcement Town Hall

Indian Trail Improvement District supervisors did not hesitate to grill newly elected Palm Beach County Commissioner Sara Baxter when she came before them Wednesday, Jan. 25 in what was billed as “get-to-know-you session.” Baxter, an Acreage resident and a newcomer...

Literacy AmeriCorps Participants Help Out At Panther Ridge

Panther Ridge Conservation Center in Loxahatchee Groves recently received some extra help from the members of Literacy AmeriCorps, a program connected to the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County. The members, who have committed to a year of service, were...

Wellington PZA Board Supports Self-Storage Project Off SR 7

By Charles Elmore On land once zoned for medical offices off State Road 7, a new plan pitches a self-storage building with some twists tailored for Wellington — including wine storage at a precise temperature and humidity. If granted final approval,...

Acreage Truckers Face Long Haul In Zoning Battle With County

Palm Beach County commissioners got an earful at a recent meeting from big-rig truckers and others who believe their property rights in The Acreage, and their livelihoods, are being threatened by overzealous code enforcement. Faced with packed commission chambers, and...

Lox Council Rejects Taking Developer Cash In Lieu Of Roadwork

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council rejected a proposal Tuesday, Jan. 17 to take a payment of $90,000 from the developer of a new self-storage facility in lieu of promised roadway improvements to nearby Tangerine Drive. Instead, the council agreed to...

WHS Boys Basketball Squad Continues On An Upward Surge

Wellington High School’s boys varsity basketball team has had an outstanding season to date. After the team’s first 20 games, the Wolverines are sporting an impressive 17-3 record, which includes four straight victories. Meanwhile, their three losses are by...

Rising Star Daniel Levine Making Waves On The Tennis Court

One of the next young tennis players from South Florida to grab the attention of tennis fans around the world may very well be 10-year-old Daniel Levine of Wellington. Off the tennis court, Levine is a regular 10-year-old who attends...

Jayda Dookie Honored As First Tee’s Participant Of The Year

Jayda Dookie, a senior at Suncoast High School, had a memorable day on Friday, Jan. 12 — and it was all due to the fact that she played golf. Dookie knew that she was going to be late for school...

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Cocktail Party Raises Money For Pups4Patriots Program

On Thursday, Jan. 12, American Humane hosted its fourth annual Pups4Patriots fundraiser at the National Polo Center in Wellington....