Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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RPB Holds Tax Rate Steady While Pandemic Changes Budget

The Royal Palm Beach budget for fiscal year 2020-21 will be different from the current year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Village Manager Ray Liggins told the Royal Palm Beach Village Council at a workshop on Tuesday,...

Zoning Board Supports Standards For Wellington Vacation Rentals

At its meeting on Wednesday, July 8, Wellington’s Planning, Zoning & Adjustment Board approved an ordinance modifying land use regulations to adopt standards for vacation rentals in the village. Development Review Coordinator Cory Cramer...

Groves Council Adopts Unchanged Property Tax, Assessment Rates

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council on Tuesday, July 7 approved the same TRIM (Truth in Millage) rates for next year as the current year, anticipating higher revenue from increased property values to be offset by increased costs...

Battle Over Westlake Access To 140th Avenue Headed To Court

A battle between the growing Westlake community and the Indian Trail Improvement District over road access appears headed to court. Developer Minto and the Seminole Improvement District (SID) have filed suit after ITID barricaded a farm road...

New Shooting Range Near The Acreage Open With Limitations

Portions of the new Palm Beach County Shooting Sports Park north of The Acreage are now open under CDC restrictions due to COVID-19 precautions, according to officials at a Palm Beach County Commission meeting on Tuesday, July...

County Health Director: COVID-19 Will Be Here For A Long Time

Dr. Alina Alonso, director of the Florida Department of Health-Palm Beach County, reminded the Palm Beach County Commission on Tuesday, July 7 that Florida remains the state with the highest number of new COVID-19 cases in the...

Lox Council Approves Study Of Town Rights Of Way

In a 3-2 vote on Tuesday, July 7, the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council approved the development of a footprint survey of streets and lettered roads to establish a right-of-way grid for the community. Engineering...

New Service Group Crowned Pearls Aims To Help Community

A new community service entity, the Crowned Pearls of Wellington, has organized in Wellington as an interest group affiliated with the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, the nation’s oldest sorority for African American women. “We...

Tina Polsky, Irv Slosberg Vie In Primary For State Senate Seat

The surprise decision of State Sen. Kevin Rader (D-District 29) not to seek re-election this year has created an opening for incumbent State Rep. Tina Polsky (D-District 81) and former State Rep. Irv Slosberg, who are vying...

RPB Zoning Board Supports Shingle Roof Option At BellaSera

The Royal Palm Beach Planning & Zoning Commission gave architectural approval last week for 10 new model designs with shingle roof options at Lennar’s BellaSera project at the north end of Crestwood Blvd., as opposed to tile...

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Yesteryear Village Re-Opens At The Fairgrounds

Yesteryear Village, a 9-acre living history park at the South Florida Fairgrounds, has re-opened for visitors Thursday,...

B&G Club Summer Campaign Supports Added Costs Of Food Programs, Summer Camps

These days, 17-year-old Tatiana Roland of the Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club in Wellington has a small but crucial...

Top Palm Beach County Officials Test Positive For COVID-19

Two senior Palm Beach County elected officials have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Palm Beach County Property Appraiser Dorothy Jacks and...

Thankfully, My Grandkids Plan To Help Me Live Forever!

THE SONIC BOOMER I wanted you to be the first to know: I am going to live forever!

Wellington To Re-Open Aquatics Complex July 13

After being closed for more than two weeks due to a lifeguard testing positive for COVID-19, the Wellington Aquatics Complex will re-open...