Thursday, October 21, 2021

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Dr. Jesús Armas Leaving RPBHS To Lead John I. Leonard

By Joshua Manning The School District of Palm Beach County announced Wednesday, Oct. 20 that Dr. Jesús Armas, principal at Royal Palm Beach High School since 2010, would be transferred to John I. Leonard High School to serve as the...

COVID-19 Cases Continue To Decline In Palm Beach County

As local virus cases and deaths continue to recede, Florida Department of Health-Palm Beach County Director Dr. Alina Alonso cautioned the Palm Beach County Commission on Tuesday, Oct. 19 to anticipate another rise once the holiday season arrives. “The data...

Wellington Awards $400,000 In Keely Spinelli Grants To Schools

The Wellington Village Council awarded a total of $399,993 in Keely Spinelli grants of $36,363 each to Wellington’s 11 public schools on Tuesday, Oct. 12. “This is the eighth year with our Keely Spinelli grant presentation,” Wellington Community Services Director...

Wellington Seeks Ways To Partner With Palm Beach State College

By Joshua Manning The Wellington Village Council heard a presentation from Palm Beach State College President Ava Parker on Tuesday, Oct. 12. Parker, a resident of Wellington with children attending local schools, discussed ways that the college and the village can...

Acreage Incorporation Committee Holds Its First Town Hall-Style Meeting

Now that the Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors has divested itself of the incorporation process, the Citizens’ Committee for Incorporation held its first town hall-style meeting with about a dozen residents Wednesday, Oct. 7 at Hamlin House. The...

Cypress Trails Principal Reports On School’s Successes And Challenges

Cypress Trails Elementary School Principal Bruce Saulter reported on the status of his school at the Monday, Oct. 4 meeting of the Royal Palm Beach Education Advisory Board. Now in his third year as principal at Cypress Trails, Saulter also...

Lox Groves Council Changes Election Qualifying Period

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council approved the first readings of several ordinances Tuesday, Oct. 5 regarding the way town elections are held, including qualifying dates for the March 2022 council election and calling for referendums to amend election procedures...

Lox Council OKs F Road Work Amid Road Striping Discussion

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council on Tuesday, Oct. 5 approved the continuation of an agreement with Hardrives Inc. for $447,267 to pave F Road from north of Collecting Canal to North Road, including 40 feet east and west on...

Free COVID-19 Saliva Testing Available At RPB Commons Park

Free saliva testing for the COVID-19 virus is now being offered at Royal Palm Beach Commons Park on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for at least the next 18 weeks. Saliva testing is a non-invasive alternative to nasal swabs that are...

Wellington Finalizes $134 Million Budget For New Fiscal Year

On Tuesday, Sept. 28, the Wellington Village Council finalized its budget for fiscal year 2021-22, holding the second public hearing and final adoption for the $134 million spending package. The budget for the fiscal year that began Oct. 1 includes...

Wellington Equestrian Committee Seeks Greater Input Regarding Future Of Local Horse Industry

The Wellington Equestrian Preserve Committee held an extended business meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 6 touching on a wide range of topics, but not taking any conclusive action. One key point that came up several times was that the committee would...

P.B. Central Broncos Remain Undefeated On The Gridiron

On Friday, Oct. 1, the Palm Beach Central High School football squad put their undefeated record and their No. 5 Class 8A state ranking on the line when they hosted the Jupiter High School Warriors. When the final horn...

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Hemophilia Association Walk Nov. 14 At Okeeheelee

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