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Wellington Zoners Approve Final Two Portions Of Comp Plan

Wellington’s Planning, Zoning & Adjustment Board reviewed the last two elements the village’s new comprehensive plan on Wednesday, May 12. The new comp plan developed over the past year has 10 elements. Each has been reviewed separately by committees before...

After Months Of Revisions, Equestrian Comp Plan Element Gets Council OK

After months of discussion, debate and divisiveness, the Equestrian Preserve Element of Wellington’s revised comprehensive plan came before the Wellington Village Council on Tuesday, May 11. The item won unanimous approval, but not before some more discussion, debate and divisiveness. Speaking...

Waste Management Announces Wellington Scholarship Winners, School Grants

During Teacher Appreciation Week, the Wellington Education Committee met Tuesday, May 4 and hosted Waste Management Inc. representative Dawn McCormick, who came with some big checks. The committee announced the recipients of the 2021 Waste Management Inc. Wellington Environmental Scholarship...

Lox Groves Council Approves Projects Along Southern Blvd.

Growth was the overarching subject of the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council meeting Tuesday, May 4, as the council approved three construction projects along Southern Blvd., something that did not please all in attendance. In a process that began in August...

Wellington Chamber’s Flavors Hits The Road May 20

After being delayed six months in 2020 due to COVID-19, the Wellington Chamber of Commerce’s signature Flavors of Wellington event is back to its spring schedule for 2021, set for Thursday, May 20. Rather than gathering a huge crowd of...

Springthorpe’s Stellar Flag Football Season Reaps Honors

This year’s girls varsity flag football team from Royal Palm Beach High School was perfect during the preseason and had a winning record in the regular season. In the post season, the Wildcats defeated Forest Hill High School 13-0...

Seminole Ridge Weightlifters Find Success At The State Meet

On Friday, April 23, members of the Seminole Ridge High School weightlifting team competed at the Florida High School Athletic Association’s Class 3A state weightlifting meet at St. Cloud High School in Kissimmee. Five Hawk weightlifters qualified for the...

While Mandate Has Been Lifted, Masks Remain A Requirement In County Buildings

Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order on Monday, May 3 ending the ability of local governments to issue directives related to COVID-19. This blanket order, Executive Order 21-102, superseded the Palm Beach County Commission’s mandate requiring the use...

Royal Palm Zoners Tell Tuttle Royale Project To Bury Electrical Transmission Lines

The Tuttle Royale project on Southern Blvd. just west of State Road 7 received a setback Tuesday, April 27 when the Royal Palm Beach Planning & Zoning Commission voted to require that the developer must bury electrical transmission lines...

ITID President Urges Action To Deal With Coming Wave Of Traffic

According to Indian Trail Improvement District President Betty Argue, the district is facing a “traffic tsunami,” and residents need to get involved if they don’t want the area’s rural lifestyle to be swept way. Argue made the comments at the...

Wellington Village Council Honors Student Essay Winners

The three winners of the Wellington Public Safety Committee’s essay contest were honored at the Wellington Village Council meeting on Tuesday, April 27, while the Tuttle Royale project got some needed utility equipment land and a new restaurant received...

Indian Trail Improvement District Gets Good Grade From Auditor

The Indian Trail Improvement District is in good financial shape in terms of revenue and administration, according to the annual audit conducted by the firm Grau & Associates. The annual audit was presented to the ITID Board of Supervisors by...

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School District Hosting Transportation Job Fair

The School District of Palm Beach County Transportation Services Department is hosting a job fair on Friday, May 21...