Thursday, March 4, 2021

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Selena Smith: Biz Background, Community Service

Selena Smith, one of three candidates seeking a vacant seat on the Royal Palm Beach Village Council, believes that her business background and community service make her the best choice when voters head to the polls Tuesday, March 13. Smith...

Wellington Schools Win Big At Charity Challenge

Wellington schoolchildren were the big winners last Friday night, with 12 local schools splitting $150,000 as part of the third annual FTI Great Charity Challenge presented by Fidelity Investments. The Wellington PTA/PTO Group, anchored by Olympic rider Margie Engle, finished...

Royal Palm Beach Finalizes Speed Limit Changes

BY RON BUKLEY The Royal Palm Beach Village Council gave final approval last week to change the speed limit on Okeechobee Blvd. from 50 mph to 45 from Wildcat Way east and from 35 mph to 40 west of Wildcat...

Activists Offer Tips To Help Horse Industry Go Green

BY JESSICA GREGOIRE Members of the equestrian community have decided to bring environmental awareness to this year’s Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington. Last week, from Feb. 1-5, was “Green Week” at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. Various events and activities...

County Agrees To Fund Inspector General’s Shortfall

Before a meeting room full of residents, the Palm Beach County Commission agreed Tuesday to provide $400,000 to the Office of the Inspector General to cover a budget shortfall as a result of 15 municipalities refusing to pay their...

Wellington Forums Let Voters Meet Candidates

As the races for three seats on the Wellington Village Council heat up, members of the public will have the opportunity to learn more about the candidates and their views during two debates next week. On Wednesday, Feb. 15, the...

Lox Council Agrees To Begin Work On Traffic Light

BY RON BUKLEY The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council agreed Tuesday to proceed with plans to put in a traffic light at Okeechobee Blvd. and D Road. The goal is to allow gaps in traffic so drivers can enter Okeechobee with...

FDOT Schedules March 21 Hearing On SR 7

The Florida Department of Transportation has set a public hearing on the proposed extension of State Road 7 to Northlake Blvd. for Wednesday, March 21 at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center (9067 Southern Blvd.). The public hearing will begin...

School’s Traffic Flow Worries RPB Zoners

BY RON BUKLEY Concerned about traffic problems, the Royal Palm Beach Planning & Zoning Commission postponed approval Tuesday of a site plan application for a charter school set to take over the vacant Albertsons building on Southern Blvd. The new Renaissance...

Great Charity Challenge Returns To PBIEC Feb. 17

BY LAUREN MIRO Get ready to cheer on your favorite charities next week as they vie for their share of more than $1 million during the 2012 FTI Great Charity Challenge, presented by Fidelity Investments, on Friday, Feb. 17 at...

High Cost Could Delay ITID Community Center

The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors decided Wednesday to postpone hiring an architect and land planner to work on the proposed community center envisioned as part of the expansion of Acreage Community Park. Supervisors were concerned that cost...

Attorney Byrnes Guillaume Seeking Lox Council Seat

Attorney Byrnes Guillaume has filed to run for Seat 3 on the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council. He will face incumbent Ryan Liang in the March 13 election. Seat 1 incumbent Ron Jarriel was unchallenged as the filing deadline closed Tuesday....

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VIDEO: Let’s Move 2021 Kickoff Motivation

This March, Wellington is taking part in the annual “Let’s Move: Commit to Change Physical Activity Challenge.” The challenge...