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Groves Council Frees Up More Money For Roads In Current Budget

Loxahatchee Groves Town Council members agreed Tuesday, June 1 to shift funding for Okeechobee Blvd. corridor improvements to its 2022 budget, opening the door for the use of money in the current budget on other road projects. At stake is...

Tuttle Royale Need Not Bury Power Lines After All

Royal Palm Beach staff and advisory boards recommended denial of a variance that would delete the requirement that the 35-foot-tall power distribution lines within the new Tuttle Royale development be buried. However, developer Brian Tuttle took another bite at...

Signage Now An Issue For Problem-Plagued CVS Store

Wellington’s Architectural Review Board spent more than an hour on Wednesday, May 19 attempting to appease representatives of the new free-standing CVS Pharmacy at Wellington Town Square with appropriate signage options, so they didn’t have to go through the...

RPBHS To Honor Class Of 2021 At Graduation Ceremony June 8

The 574 members of Royal Palm Beach High School’s Class of 2021 will graduate at a ceremony to be held Tuesday, June 8 at 6 p.m. at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center. While last year’s graduation ceremonies were...

Fairgrounds Ceremony June 7 Will Celebrate WHS Graduates

Wellington High School’s Class of 2021 will graduate Monday, June 7 at 1 p.m. during an in-person service held at the South Florida Fairgrounds. Although modified to allow for social distancing, the ceremony will include speeches by valedictorian Logan...

Wellington To Get New Solid Waste, Recycling Vendor

The Wellington Village Council approved a new contract Tuesday, May 11 for solid waste and recyclable materials collection service in the community, along with a small non-ad valorem assessment increase in fees, while exacting promises of a seamless transition...

Emergency Officials: County Ready For Hurricane Season

The Palm Beach County Department of Emergency Management addressed a topic other than the pandemic at the Tuesday, May 18 meeting of the Palm Beach County Commission — the upcoming hurricane season. The pre-hurricane season briefing was presented by Public...

Lox Groves Seeks To Streamline Permitting And Code Enforcement

Permitting and code enforcement have been thorns in the sides of residents for years, agree Loxahatchee Groves Town Council members. On Tuesday, May 18, the council took a step toward removing that thorn, or at least easing the pain. The...

WCF Provides $18,000 For 90 WHS Students To Attend Vinceremos Programs

The Wellington Community Foundation has once again teamed up with the Village of Wellington to offer 90 Wellington High School students with disabilities the opportunity to participate in the Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center’s program. The program offers therapeutic riding,...

ITID Plan Mitigates Wider Roads And Favors Limited Neighborhood Commercial

Over the next five to 10 years, wider roads, more traffic and additional commercial space are coming to The Acreage, wanted or otherwise in the semi-rural community. How to best manage the inevitable changes and maintain the area’s rural...

Indian Trail To Reserve Rescue Pump For Santa Rosa Groves

Hurricane season is just ahead, and that could mean more flooding and impassible roads in the Santa Rosa Groves neighborhood that is currently seeking activation into the Indian Trail Improvement District. While it’s too late for a permanent solution this...

Sylvia Sharps Wants Commissioners Who Listen To The People

Sylvia Sharps might not be the most likely candidate to seek a seat on the Palm Beach County Commission, but she believes she has something to offer to the conversation. Sharps believes that nastiness on the county commission has been...

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Wellington Art Society Hosts Installation Ceremony

The Wellington Art Society’s installation dinner was held Friday, June 11 at Hurricane Dockside Grill with a tropical theme....