Wednesday, April 14, 2021

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RPB Zoners OKs Roof Change At County’s Facility

The Royal Palm Beach Planning & Zoning Commission recommended approval Tuesday for a county application to change the barrel tile for the planned Northern Region Operations Center at 40th Street North to a metal roof. Wendy Tuma of Kilday Urban...

UPDATE: Wellington To Seek Hand Recount

Results of the Wellington municipal election may come down to a manual recount after the Wellington Canvassing Board voted Tuesday evening to certify the March 19 recount results subject to a hand recount. Ken Spillias, attorney for Palm Beach County...

JUST IN: Judge Won’t Intervene In Wellington Vote

Palm Beach County Circuit Court Judge Robin Rosenberg denied a request for a hearing this morning on an injunction to prevent the Wellington Canvassing Board from certifying the results of a March 19 recount of the votes from the...

UPDATE: Court To Consider Election Injunction

The Wellington Canvassing Board could be prevented from certifying the Wellington election recount results if a judge rules Tuesday to grant an injunction. Palm Beach Circuit Court Judge Robin Rosenberg will decide later this evening or early tomorrow whether she...

UPDATE: Hand Count To Take Place Saturday

A hand-recount of the ballots in Wellington’s disputed municipal election will take place Saturday at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections processing facility in Riviera Beach. On Thursday morning, Palm Beach County Circuit Court Judge Robin Rosenberg approved a...

Commissioners Get Bus Tour Through The Acreage

Members of the Palm Beach County Commission joined county administrators and staff on a fact-finding bus tour last week of the county’s rural areas west of State Road 7, including The Acreage and Loxahatchee Groves. The tour was in anticipation...

Strong Pro-SR 7 Showing At FDOT’s Public Hearing

More than 1,000 residents Wednesday attended the final Florida Department of Transportation public hearing on the completion of State Road 7 to Northlake Blvd., with advocates outnumbering opponents about 2-to-1. The connection would finish the roadway between Okeechobee Blvd. and...

Vandals Strike Storefronts At Wellington Green

MARCH 16 — Two employees of restaurants near the Mall at Wellington Green called the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office substation in Wellington on Friday, March 16 to report acts of vandalism. According to separate PBSO reports, employees arrived...

Courts Might Need To Settle Botched Vote Count

A vote-counting mix-up last week has left Wellington candidates unsure of the rightful winners of the March 13 election. The confusion has led to the filing of several lawsuits and plenty of finger pointing. In what officials are calling an...

Wellington Chamber Installs New Board

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce installed a new president, inducted its new board of directors and awarded its 2012 Business Excellence and Emerging Business awards at a luncheon Wednesday. Meeting at the Wanderers Club, members gave a standing ovation bidding...

Rebuild Underway At Tiger Shark Cove

Residents young and old were out working this week to restore a beloved but aging playground as Wellington began its rebuild of the playground at Tiger Shark Cove Park. The playground, located at the corner of Greenview Shores and Greenbriar...

Commissioners Reject IG Lawsuit Settlement Offer

The Palm Beach County Commission on Tuesday rejected a settlement proposal from 15 cities involved in a lawsuit challenging the method of payment to support the Office of Inspector General. Several speakers asked commissioners to reject the settlement agreement. “We have...

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Groves Council Approves Two Commercial Projects On Southern

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council gave the go-ahead Tuesday, April 6 to continue plans for development of the Groves...