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$13,000 In Cash, Goods Stolen From RPB Home

SEPT. 14 — A deputy from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office substation in Royal Palm Beach was dispatched to a home on Kensington Way last Friday morning regarding a delayed burglary. According to a PBSO report, the victim...

Acreage Residents Demand Better Drainage

The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors heard a barrage of complaints Wednesday from several dozen residents angry about flooding in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaac. Flooding across the community kept residents of The Acreage without four-wheel drive...

Ceremony In Wellington Recalls 9/11

Wellington commemorated the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks Tuesday with a ceremony in front of the Patriot Memorial. Village officials spoke of the tragedies, and the crowd participated in a moment of silence before a wreath-laying ceremony. “On this day, 11...

Residents Ask RPB To Save Their Lake

The Royal Palm Beach Village Council agreed Tuesday to work with residents of the Huntington Woods community to improve the water quality in their lake after more than a dozen residents showed up to complain about pollution that they...

‘Tree Of Life’ Project Honors 9/11 Victims At WLMS

Sept. 11, 2001 is a day that will forever be in the minds and hearts of the American people. The tragic day’s 11th anniversary was observed Tuesday by Wellington Landings Middle School seventh-graders. To remember the victims, the children put...

Jobs, Economy The Focus As Deutch Visits Chamber

Congressman Ted Deutch (D-District 19) was the guest speaker at the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce luncheon Monday at the Wellington Community Center. Deutch (shown above) congratulated chamber members on the successful merger of the Greater Lake Worth...

Wellington Council Keeps Tax Rate Unchanged

A divided Wellington Village Council gave preliminary approval Tuesday to hold its tax rate at 2.5 mills — the same as in the previous three years — despite an increase in revenue. In a 3-2 vote, council members decided to...

LGWCD Finalizes Annual Budget

The Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District Board of Supervisors approved a resolution Monday setting its assessment rate and certifying its assessment roll, projected to bring in $1,564,885 in revenue for fiscal year 2012-13. The board set assessment rates in July...

Mosquito Warnings As Horse Dies Of WNV

Palm Beach County Health Department officials say residents and horse owners should remain vigilant of West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases in the aftermath of the recent flooding. One horse in Loxahatchee was euthanized last week after contracting West...

Wellington To Explore Hiring In-House Legal Counsel

The Wellington Village Council decided Wednesday to hire a consulting firm to help determine whether Wellington should hire in-house legal counsel or stay with a contracted law firm. Councilwoman Anne Gerwig was the lone dissenter in a 4-1 vote to...

Presentation Recounts History Of Acreage Drainage

The Acreage Landowners’ Association hosted a primer on how the community’s canals and drainage systems work, during a special meeting Monday, Sept. 10. About 30 people gathered in the Seminole Ridge High School auditorium for “Canals 101,” a presentation put...

Council Redo: No Cocktail Lounge OK For The Grille

In an attempt to clarify a decision made last month, the Grille Fashion Cuisine was subjected to additional conditions Tuesday in a move that Vice Mayor Howard Coates labeled “anti-competitive.” The change, clarified by Councilman John Greene, revokes the restaurant’s...

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Robert Dover Visiting Tackeria For Book Signing

Six-time dressage Olympian and Wellington resident Robert Dover will be at a special holiday book signing event on Thursday,...