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Committee Picks Wellington’s Top Cop, Top Firefighter For 2024

Arrests of armed gang members outside the Mall at Wellington Green highlight the record of Wellington’s Top Cop for 2024, while its Top Firefighter is a captain and mother of two who instituted state-of-the-art training for pediatric cardiac arrests. Meeting...

Joshua Zuchowski Continues Pursuit Of Being An Olympian

Joshua Zuchowski, a 2022 graduate of the King’s Academy and a rising junior at Stanford University, had to sit for a final exam in economics before pursuing a chance to earn a spot on this year’s U.S. Olympic Swimming...

Ryan And Reid Snider Focus On Fitness Before Heading To Service Academies

It’s now time to get fitter, stronger, quicker and more athletic. That has been the mindset this summer for two brothers who live in Wellington — identical twins Ryan and Reid Snider, who graduated from Palm Beach Central High...

Dick Stockton Has Fond Memories Of Playing At Wimbledon

As tennis fans look forward to this year’s Wimbledon tennis tournament, which starts Monday, July 1 and concludes Sunday, July 14 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London, you might be surprised to know that...

Neighbors Raise Concerns About Lox Groves RV Park Idea

A developer’s presentation on a possible high-end, equestrian-themed recreational vehicle park in Loxahatchee Groves was met with a concerned response from residents at a Tuesday, June 4 workshop session. The hour-long workshop gave a conceptual overview of the project, proposed...

Wellington Blocks Access To Flying Cow Shortcut

According to Wellington officials, there is no particular timetable to reopen the closed, unpaved portion of Flying Cow Ranch Road, following complaints that dump trucks and others blazed a noisy, dusty bypass route along the village’s bucolic southwestern edge. Signs,...

Dr. Shakeica Robinson Named New RPBHS Principal

It was a full-circle moment when Dr. Shakeica Robinson was named the new principal at Royal Palm Beach High School earlier this month. Robinson first arrived at RPBHS in 2004 as a math teacher, her first position as an...

Minto Hoping To Accelerate County’s 60th Street Timetable

Members of the Westlake City Council heard from Palm Beach County staff Tuesday, June 4 that design work for 60th Street North between Seminole Pratt Whitney Road and 140th Avenue North won’t be finished until 2026, with construction to...

Wellington OKs Purchase Of Upgraded License Plate Readers

Wellington is replacing cameras that read license plates within its borders, getting 17 new ones touted as being able not just to make out the plates but quickly flag vehicles by make, model, color, and even details such as...

Lox Council Inks PBSO Contract With Slimmed-Down Increase

After weeks of saber rattling on both sides, the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council agreed to a three-year contract extension with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, June 4 after the PBSO agreed to lower its requested increase...

Indian Trail Board Continues To Study Carol Street Culvert Issue

Residents of Santa Rosa Groves and nearby Sunny Urban Meadows with culvert concerns again filled the Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors chambers on Wednesday, June 5. Supervisors were pressed to replace the culvert that was removed from the...

WCF Empowers Academic Growth In Partnership With Council Of Dads, Awarding $4,500 In Scholarships

The Wellington Community Foundation recently announced its ongoing partnership with the Council of Dads, supporting the local nonprofit in its work to help foster academic excellence among student-athletes. The foundation voted to fund the scholarships awarded at the recent Wellington...

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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...