Wednesday, April 14, 2021

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Mattioli, Hmara Big Royal Palm Beach Winners

Incumbent Mayor Matty Mattioli won another two-year term Tuesday, defeating challenger Felicia Matula. Mattioli took 997 votes (60 percent) to 672 (40 percent) for Matula. In the election to fill a vacant council seat, Madison Green Master Homeowners’ Association President...

Lox Groves Incumbent Ryan Liang Re-Elected

Loxahatchee Groves Vice Mayor Ryan Liang defeated attorney Byrnes Guillaume in Tuesday’s election to claim a second three-year term. Liang garnered 272 votes (60 percent) to 183 votes (40 percent) for Guillaume. Liang asserted during the campaign that the town...

Margolis Elected Wellington Mayor

A recount changed the outcome of this race. Look for updates in later stories. The look of the Wellington Village Council changed significantly Tuesday after voters ousted two incumbents and returned former public servants to the dais. Former Councilman Bob Margolis...

Crucial State Road 7 Hearing March 21

The final public hearing regarding the extension of State Road 7 to Northlake Blvd. will take place Wednesday, March 21 at the South Florida Fairgrounds, and supporters of the long-planned project encourage as many people as possible to attend. Hosted...

Concerns Over Speed Bumps On Groves Roads

A staff update Monday on the paving of several Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District road segments led to comments from some residents that speed bumps are being installed inconsistently, too close together and are a liability for fire-rescue vehicles. The...

Sign Up Now For RPB’s Community Garage Sale

If you need to do some de-cluttering, you’ll soon have a chance to do so at the annual Royal Palm Beach Community Garage Sale. The community is encouraged to bring their unwanted household items to Veterans Park in Royal Palm...

Wellington Change Would Allow Split Drive-Throughs

Wellington’s Planning, Zoning & Adjustment Board voted unanimously Wednesday, March 7 to recommend approval of an ordinance that would allow for split drive-through queue lines at fast-food restaurants. Planning & Zoning Manager David Flinchum told board members that currently only...

Wellington Honored By Group For ‘Green’ Initiatives

Wellington has been designated a green government by the Florida Green Building Coalition, and members of the Wellington Village Council accepted a gold certification award for the accomplishment at a meeting Tuesday. Cindy Hall, president of the FGBC board of...

Wellington Seeks Volunteers For Park Rebuild

The Wellington community will come together once again to help rebuild the playground at Tiger Shark Cove Park next week — and there’s still time to get involved. The community rebuild begins Wednesday, March 21, and crews will be working...

ITID Fights Plan That Might Bring More Commercial

The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors approved a resolution Wednesday opposing changes proposed by Palm Beach County that would relax restrictions on commercial development at some intersections. The board also approved a resolution supporting the efforts of the...

District Would Give Pafford Larger Share Of Area

Now that the Florida Supreme Court has finalized the new maps for the Florida House of Representatives, State Rep. Mark Pafford (D-District 88) expects to run for re-election in a district that includes a larger share of the western...

Wellington Zoners OK School On SR 7

Wellington’s Planning, Zoning & Adjustment Board voted Wednesday to recommend approval of two ordinances that would allow for a charter school to be built on 8.35 acres of land south of Stribling Way on the east side of State...

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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...