Saturday, July 20, 2024

News

Richard Whalen Coaches His Athletes To Succeed In Swimming And In Life

Richard Whalen, the head coach of the Wellington Wahoos swim club and the head coach of the girls and boys swimming teams at Wellington High School, is the “Pied Piper” of swimming in Palm Beach County, especially in Wellington....

Local Rugby Players And Coach Tour New Zealand With U.S. Team

From June 19 to July 2, one of the co-founders of the Wellington Wizards youth rugby club and two of the club’s original players traveled to New Zealand as part of the USA Rugby South Panthers U19 team’s tour...

Ava Dowdell Named Alternate For National Flag Football Team

One of the rising, talented athletes in the western communities is 14-year-old Ava Dowdell. She is a passionate and proven flag football player who plays travel flag football for the TRU Skillz team and recreational flag football in the...

RPBHS Football Team Busy Preparing For 2024 Season

While the Royal Palm Beach High School Wildcats football team doesn’t open its regular season until Friday, Aug. 23 at Port St. Lucie High School, the team has been putting in the work this summer trying to get stronger,...

Madison Green Pitches Golf Lodge Concept, But Neighbors Wary

Citing rising costs and flat revenues, the owners of the Madison Green Country Club went to the community last week and asked for support to build a 108-room “golf lodge” that they say will make operating the financially strapped...

Water Managers Plan Major Project Above ITID’s ‘Top Hat’

What has earthen walls that are 20.5 feet high with a perimeter of 5.5 miles, covers 1,600 acres and when filled will contain approximately 3 billion gallons of water? Answer: The reservoir that the South Florida Water Management District is...

Wellington Delays Decision On 42 Homes Behind Church

The Wellington Village Council approved one step and delayed another on Tuesday, June 25 when considering a developer’s plan to build 42 new homes just south of Lake Worth Road, as neighbors questioned what is being done to make...

Local Communities Plan Fourth Of July Festivities

If you’re looking for a fun place to patriotically celebrate the Fourth of July, complete with spectacular fireworks displays, the villages of Royal Palm Beach and Wellington, as well as the City of Westlake, have large-scale events planned to...

Indian Trail’s Seat 2 Draws Crowded Field For August Primary

The field in the Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors Seat 2 race is finally complete, drawing a total of six candidates. Former Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue Capt. Richard Vassalotti II qualified for the ballot just over 90 minutes...

Contract Approved For Synthetic Turf Field At Acreage Park

By early 2025, athletes should have a new $1.7 million synthetic turf football and soccer field to enjoy at Acreage Community Park’s South Campus. The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a contract for the field with...

Property Values Are Up, But Not As Sharply As In Recent Years

Taxable property values in Palm Beach County have increased 9.99 percent from 2023 to 2024, according to the 2024 preliminary tax roll that the Palm Beach County Property Appraiser’s Office submitted to Florida’s Department of Revenue and to local...

PBCFR: RPB Breaks 5,000 Emergency Requests For Service

The Village of Royal Palm Beach contracts with Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue to provide a range of fire-rescue services in the community. PBCFR District Chief Amanda Vomero provided an annual report, briefing the Royal Palm Beach Village Council on...

Latest News

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...