Monday, February 24, 2020

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Lisa Epstein Sees Role For Clerk In Foreclosure Crisis

Nurse and mortgage fraud activist Lisa Epstein is challenging incumbent Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller Sharon Bock in this month’s primary election. Both Epstein and Bock are Democrats, but since there are no other candidates in the race, the...

Jody Lane Seeks To Unseat Judge McCarthy

Circuit Court Judge Tim McCarthy (above left) faces a challenge from former Palm Beach Gardens Councilwoman Jody Lane (above right) in his bid for re-election. The two are vying for the Group 2 seat on Aug. 14. The election is...

RPB Zoning OK For Aldi Distribution Center Plan

The Royal Palm Beach Planning & Zoning Commission reviewed the site plan for Aldi’s regional distribution center July 24, and recommended approval of the plan. The 72.5-acre site is located about 1,500 feet south of Okeechobee Blvd. on the west...

Sharon Bock Puts Emphasis On Expertise, Years Of Experience

Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller Sharon Bock is hoping residents see her experience and dedication, granting her a third term in the Aug. 14 primary election. Bock faces opposition from mortgage fraud activist Lisa Epstein. Both Epstein and Bock...

Groves Puts $500K In Capital Plan For Possible Town Hall

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council approved a capital improvement budget Tuesday including $500,000 to plan for a future town hall and $200,000 for trails. During council members’ discussion of capital improvement plans, Town Manager Mark Kutney explained that capital programs...

One Bid Comes Back For K-Park Property

The Wellington Village Council this month is expected to review the lone proposal submitted for the K-Park property, a science and technology campus proposed by ReInvent America LLC. Discussion of the item is tentatively set for the Monday, Aug. 27...

2013 Lox Groves Town Tax Rate Unchanged

At a budget workshop Tuesday, the Loxahatchee Groves Town Council agreed to keep its property tax rate unchanged at 1.2 mills for the upcoming year. Due to a small drop in overall property values, that will bring in slightly...

Jobs, Education, Insurance Top Priorities For Peterson

Melanie Peterson is asking voters to choose her in the Republican primary for State Senate District 25 and give her a shot at going up against the Democratic candidate, State Rep. Joe Abruzzo (D-District 85). Peterson faces attorney Geoff Sommers...

Tax Amendments Await Florida Voters In November

Acreage resident John Thomas, an employee in the Palm Beach County Property Appraiser’s Office, updated members of the Loxahatchee Groves Landowners’ Association last week on several of the 12 proposed amendments to the state constitution coming before voters in...

‘The Lab’ Offers Fun, Interactive Science Learning

Combining engaging activities with education, the Lab makes learning science fun. Located off State Road 7, just south of Wellington, the children’s activities facility offers camp programs with a unique style for an alternative learning experience that gets youngsters...

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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...