Monday, November 23, 2020

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Westlake Seeks To Resolve Attorney And Manager Differences

The Westlake City Council held a special meeting on Monday, Nov. 2 to evaluate its city manager and city attorney and discuss differences that have arisen over the responsibilities of the city’s legal and administrative departments, as well as...

Rules Regulating RVs Moves Forward In Loxahatchee Groves

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council approved the preliminary reading Tuesday, Nov. 3 of an ordinance allowing recreational vehicles to be parked on private property. The ordinance had been introduced at the council’s previous meeting but was postponed to allow several...

Wellington Proclamation Declares Nov. 10 As Wellington Community Foundation Day

The Wellington Village Council approved a proclamation last week recognizing Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 as Wellington Community Foundation Day in Wellington to coincide with the foundation’s popular Red, White & Blue Jeans “A Salute To Our Heroes” fundraiser event,...

Veterans Day Parade Nov. 15 In Loxahatchee Groves

A Veterans Day parade and honor service will be held in the Town of Loxahatchee Groves on Sunday, Nov. 15, with the parade beginning at 9:45 a.m., ending with the service at Loxahatchee Groves Town Hall at 11 a.m. Organized...

Coldwell Banker Wellington’s Annual Food Drive Is Underway

In the spirit of giving thanks and thinking of others who are in need, this is the time of year to consider charitable donations to the less fortunate — and now is the time to donate staples and canned...

Keith Jordano Wins Race For Seat On Indian Trail Board

Longtime Acreage businessman Keith Jordano soundly defeated Realtor and Acreage Landowners’ Association Board Member Richard Heinl in the race for Seat 2 on the Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors. Seat 2 was the only ITID race on the...

Palm Beach County Election Results Favor Local Incumbents

There were no great Election Day surprises in local races on Tuesday, Nov. 3, with incumbents retaining their seats in most cases. From seats in the U.S. Congress to countywide constitutional officers, the power of incumbency was on full...

Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Newly Renovated Stadium At WHS

At halftime during the football game between Wellington High School and Royal Palm Beach High School on Friday, Oct. 30, leaders from the Village of Wellington and the Palm Beach County School District gathered to officially open the newly...

Royal Palm Outlasts Wellington 26-21 In Gridiron Opener

Royal Palm Beach High School quarterback Peyton Mainolfi threw for 359 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Wildcats to a 26-21 season-opening victory on Friday, Oct. 30 against host Wellington High School. Three of Mainolfi’s touchdown passes were caught...

Glades Central Blanks Palm Beach Central In Football Opener

Dominant and opportunistic. That may be the best way to describe the play of the Glades Central High School Raiders in their 41-0 shutout of the Palm Beach Central High School Broncos on Saturday, Oct. 31. The afternoon game was...

Temporary Location Will Let Back To Basics Continue Mission Amid COVID-19 Challenges

Longtime Wellington-based nonprofit Back to Basics has found a new temporary location in the Southern Palm Crossing shopping center on Southern Blvd. at a vacant outparcel near Panera Bread. The new location will help facilitate this year’s Back to Basics...

Wellington Residents May Now Qualify For Additional Flood Insurance Discount

The Village of Wellington has received an upgraded flood rating that means residents may now qualify for a significant reduction in flood insurance premiums. Wellington Building Official Jacek Tomasik explained that this recent change is the culmination of years of...

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Town-Crier Digital Issue For November 20, 2020

Click here to pull up the Town-Crier Digital Issue for November 20, 2020. LEAD STORIES: ITID To Celebrate Park...

Virtual Farm City Features State Commissioner, Ag Leaders

Farm City, hosted virtually this year by the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Nov. 18, focused on the effects of...

Commission Keeps Kerner Mayor, Citing Need For Continuity

The Palm Beach County Commission re-appointed District 3 Commissioner Dave Kerner to serve as mayor on Tuesday, Nov. 17 during its annual re-organizational meeting. Kerner...

Groves Council Hears Report On Possible New Grant Sources

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council heard an update from lobbyist Mary McNicholas with Geoffrey B. Sluggett & Associates on Tuesday, Nov. 17 about new...

Part Of Lotis Property On State Road 7 Rezoned As Mixed Use

A former sand quarry on State Road 7 just north of Forest Hill Blvd. moved forward with plans for a mixed-use development at the...