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Schools Compete In Horse-Decorating Competition

Wellington’s public school children got the opportunity to flex their creative muscles for a chance to win prize money for their school as part of Equestrian Sports Productions’ inaugural horse statue competition. Each of the Wellington area’s 12 public schools...

Attempted Armed Burglary In RPB

MARCH 30 — A resident of Counterpoint Estates called the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office substation in Royal Palm Beach late last Friday night regarding an attempted armed burglary. According to a PBSO report, at approximately 10:13 p.m., the...

Groves Council Denies Day Property Project

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council deadlocked 2-2 Tuesday on an application to change the land use for 9.3 acres at the southwest corner of Folsom Road and Okeechobee Blvd. from rural residential to low-density commercial. The Day property application was...

Western Reservoir Project Stays On Back Burner

The Palm Beach County Commission decided Tuesday not to put any money now toward a proposal to create a reservoir to provide water for Palm Beach and Broward counties — but also not to pull out of the project...

Trinity West Celebrates Adoption At Wellington Event

Opening your home to a child in need may seem difficult, but it can be extremely rewarding. The benefits of adopting or fostering a child outweigh any apprehensions, said Trinity West Church Lead Pastor Bryan Rosenbarger at a recent...

Sluggett Could Get A ‘Big Box’ Store

In a 4-2 decision Wednesday, the Palm Beach County Commission decided to initiate the process to determine the feasibility of placing a “big-box” store on the Sluggett property at the intersection of Southern Blvd. and Seminole Pratt Whitney Road. The...

Nina Mangiola Launches The Volunteen Project

Serving the public has become 15-year-old Nina Mangiola’s passion. The socially conscious Wellington teenager believes in giving back to the community and has volunteered her time with various organizations, including thinkPINKkids and Habitat for Humanity. A Suncoast High School sophomore,...

Long-Awaited Acreage Library Opens March 31

The long-planned Acreage branch of the Palm Beach County Library System will open to the public this weekend. The grand opening will begin with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 31. The library is at 15801 Orange...

Taxing District Could Be Set Up To Fund IG

Municipal and county officials might ask voters to approve a special taxing district to finance the Office of Inspector General, in lieu of a 0.25 percent charge on vendor contracts that has been challenged in court by 15 municipalities. Attorney...

Royal Palm Plans Park Improvements

Royal Palm Beach Parks & Recreation Director Lou Recchio reported on planned recreational capital improvements at the Royal Palm Beach Recreation Advisory Board meeting Monday. He listed the 3-acre Lindsay Ewing Park on Linnet Lane as one of the larger...

Tami Donnally Eyes Challenge To Rep. Pafford

After nearly unseating an incumbent Democrat in 2010, Republican Tami Donnally told the Town-Crier this week that she is planning another run for the Florida House of Representatives, this time challenging State Rep. Mark Pafford (D-District 88). “I’m sending the...

Nelson Bailey Shares Unique Take On Florida History

Reminiscing on Florida frontier days is Nelson Bailey’s passion. As a judge in Palm Beach County, he has seen his fair share of Florida stories, but prefers the ones about a time that once was. Bailey, a native Floridian, was...

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ITID Board OKs Staff Working On Gate Connecting M-1 Impoundment To Corbett

The Indian Trail Improvement District Board of Supervisors agreed Wednesday, July 21 for district staff to continue working with...