Tuesday, September 22, 2020

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Groves Budget Includes Funding Share For Horse Trail On Okeechobee

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council gave preliminary approval to its budget for fiscal year 2020-21 on Tuesday, Sept. 8 after a long discussion on whether to continue pursuit of a cost-sharing grant approved by the Palm Beach...

RPB Council Gives Preliminary OK To $50.7 Million Spending Plan

The Royal Palm Beach Village Council gave preliminary approval Tuesday, Sept. 8 to a fiscal year 2020-21 budget of $50.7 million. The budget keeps the same property tax rate of 1.92 mills that the village has maintained...

Wellington Expects Difficult Budgets In The Years Ahead

The Wellington Village Council on Tuesday, Sept. 8 approved the first reading of a $101.6 million budget for fiscal year 2020-21. The property tax rate was kept steady at the current 2.47 mills. Property...

Tina Polsky, Brian Norton Vie For State Senate District 29

The retirement of State Sen. Kevin Rader (D-District 29) has set up a race between State Rep. Tina Polsky (D-District 81) and businessman Brian Norton in the race to replace Rader as the state senator for a...

Lox Council Approves Sheriff Contract But Seeks AG Opinion

On Tuesday, Sept. 8, the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council approved its contract for law enforcement services next year, but asked for an opinion from the state attorney general as to whether the town is required to have...

County Gives Preliminary OK To $5.4 Billion Budget

The Palm Beach County Commission gave preliminary approval Thursday, Sept. 3 to its fiscal year 2020-21 budget of $5.4 billion with an ad valorem tax rate of 4.7815 mills. While the tax rate itself...

Rick Roth Faces Challenger Jim Carroll In Race For District 85

Attorney Jim Carroll is challenging incumbent State Rep. Rick Roth for the District 85 seat in the Florida House of Representatives. The election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 3, with mail-in voting getting underway at the end...

Richard Heinl, Keith Jordano Face Off For Seat 2 On Indian Trail Board

Acreage residents Richard Heinl and Keith Jordano are running for Seat 2 on the Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors in the Tuesday, Nov. 3 election. Seat 2 is being vacated by Supervisor...

Buckle Barrel Series Begins Sunday At Nicole Hornstein Equestrian Park

The Acreage Landowners’ Association and Western Equestrian Shows & Trails (WEST) will host their Buckle Barrel Series event on Sunday, Sept. 6 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Nicole Hornstein Equestrian Park (14780 Hamlin Blvd.).

Wellington Clock Tower Goes Purple To Expand Awareness Of Neurological Condition

Residents may notice a purple hue to the clock tower at the Wellington Municipal Complex this month as a result of a proclamation by the Wellington Village Council to once again help build awareness that September is...

Despite Glitches, Superintendent Praises Successful Launch Of Distance Learning

UPDATE: School buildings will re-open to students Monday, Sept. 21. Learn more here. Despite an initial overloading of the school’s computer system on opening day, Palm Beach County School Superintendent Dr. Donald Fennoy praised...

ITID Board Gets First Look At Proposed Mobility Improvement Plan

The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors had a lukewarm response to a mobility improvement plan for The Acreage community submitted by the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council in a videoconference workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 2.

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Kids Enjoy A ‘Down On The Farm’ Visit At DelMar

Hundreds of children have had their lives colored with memories of Duncan and Dennis and Bella and...

VIDEO: Aero Club Drive Pathway Improvements Project

The Village of Wellington updates residents on the Aero Club Drive Pathway Improvements Project.

Schools To Re-Open Monday Under Continuing Phase 2 Restrictions

At a press conference held at the Emergency Operations Center, Palm Beach County Mayor Dave Kerner announced on Friday, Sept. 18 that...

I’m Meant For The Vagabond Life, But Now I’m Stuck With My Phone

THE SONIC BOOMER  Although I’m not as careful as my sister, who only leaves her house once a month...

ITID Pulls Support For Citrus Grove Trunk Or Treat Due To COVID-19

The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors on Wednesday, Sept. 16 withdrew its support for the popular Citrus Grove Blvd. Trunk...