Wednesday, February 26, 2020

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Countywide Officials Cruise To New Terms

Tuesday was a great day to be an incumbent constitutional officer in Palm Beach County. Five countywide officials were up for re-election, and all five were returned to their positions by large margins. Sheriff Ric Bradshaw easily defeated two challengers,...

Rally Aims To Give Recent Events Historical Perspective

A group of residents concerned about misinformation surrounding the Equestrian Village property met Monday, Aug. 13. The crowd packed the courtyard in the original Wellington Mall for the “Tell the Truth” gathering. Speakers included former County Commissioner Ken Adams, former Wellington...

LGWCD Taps Rockett To Negotiate New Saunier Contract

Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District supervisors Tuesday appointed Loxahatchee Groves Councilman Jim Rockett to negotiate a new contract with LGWCD Administrator Clete Saunier. Under the arrangement, supervisors would provide input through the district’s legal staff and forward it to Rockett....

Frannie’s Restaurant Grand Reopening Aug. 25

For more than 20 years, Frannie’s Restaurant in Royal Palm Beach has been providing home-cooked meals in a comfortable atmosphere. The popular eatery is known not only for its Southern-style food, but for its extensive history in the western communities. VIDEO:...

Panthers Now On Exhibit At Palm Beach Zoo

Two panthers have arrived at the Palm Beach Zoo and now are on public exhibit. “The arrival of these cats is an exciting moment for the zoo,” Assistant Zoo Director Keith Lovett said. “Our mission is to inspire people to...

Korte & Wortman Hosts Wellington HOA Symposium

Thirty residents active in their homeowners’ associations attended Wellington’s first HOA Symposium last week, taking advantage of an opportunity to ask legal, financial, procedural and maintenance questions of local experts serving HOAs throughout Palm Beach County. Members of every Wellington...

Pet Pig Stolen From Acreage Residence

AUG. 12 — A resident of Orange Blvd. called the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office’s Acreage/Loxahatchee substation last Sunday afternoon to report a theft. According to a PBSO report, the victim said that sometime between 9:30 a.m. and 10:30...

Constitutional Officers Win Re-Election

Tuesday was a great day to be an incumbent constitutional officer in Palm Beach County. Five countywide officials were up for re-election, and all five appear to have won easy re-election, according to nearly complete unofficial results. In the race...

Weinroth: Change Needed At ‘Top-Heavy’ Office

Attorney and businessman Robert Weinroth is challenging five-term incumbent Palm Beach County Property Appraiser Gary Nikolits in the Tuesday, Aug. 14 election. The Property Appraiser’s Office assesses property values based on state law, which then determines a property owner’s ad...

Nikolits Points To Experience, Record Of Fairness

Palm Beach County Property Appraiser Gary Nikolits hopes that his experience and dedication to being fair will sway voters in the election Tuesday, Aug. 14, garnering him a sixth term in office. The Property Appraiser’s Office assesses property values based...

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Barky Pines Hosts Inaugural Puppy Love 5K In RPB

Barky Pines Animal Rescue & Sanctuary hosted its first Puppy Love 5K at Royal Palm Beach Commons...

Big Dog Ranch Rescue Hosts Valentine’s Night Out

Big Dog Ranch Rescue hosted its first major fundraiser on site at its new location in Loxahatchee Groves on Friday, Feb. 14....

Royal Palm Beach Gathers Public Input On New Village Hall

The Village of Royal Palm Beach continues to actively seek input from residents and interested parties as its architectural team starts design...

WRMC Names NICU In Honor Of Former CEO DiLallo

Wellington Regional Medical Center’s neonatal intensive care unit received a new name Wednesday, Feb. 19, in honor of former WRMC CEO Kevin...

Lox Council Discusses Changes To Advisory Committee Policy

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council discussed a reorganization of its advisory committees at a workshop Tuesday, Feb. 18, and one key point...