Wednesday, July 15, 2020

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Commissioners Reject IG Lawsuit Settlement Offer

The Palm Beach County Commission on Tuesday rejected a settlement proposal from 15 cities involved in a lawsuit challenging the method of payment to support the Office of Inspector General. Several speakers asked commissioners to reject the settlement agreement. “We have...

RPB Council Reconsiders Hedge Height Rules

Complaints about regulation of hedge heights have led the Royal Palm Beach Village Council to reconsider its existing code. The council discussed the rules with village staff Thursday, March 15 and agreed to consider an ordinance that would raise hedge...

AHA Launches New Paso Fino Show Series

Known for their rich heritage and beauty, Paso Fino horses have a storied history dating back to Christopher Columbus. A comfortably gaited breed, Paso Finos can be traced to when Columbus brought 20 stallions and five broodmares to what...

Drama Students Take Amphitheater Stage March 31

Wellington residents looking for a night of theater can get a taste of three local high schools’ talented students during “A Touch of Broadway: A Musical Preview” at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 31 at the Wellington Amphitheater. For the...

Council Changes Sign Rules For Mall

The old Wellington Village Council held what will likely be its last meeting Tuesday, after the inauguration of new council members was delayed due to the vote-counting debacle. At the brief meeting, council members approved a zoning text amendment that...

Small Plane Crashes In The Aero Club

A small plane crashed last Friday afternoon in Wellington’s Aero Club neighborhood. Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office officials say the plane crashed into the pool of a home on Britten Lane. The PBSO had part of Greenbriar Blvd. blockaded after...

Groves Council Updated On Campus, Lox Commons

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council heard an update Tuesday on the status of development of the new Palm Beach State College campus on Southern Blvd., as well as the commercial property to go on about a quarter of the...

Woman Robbed In Royal Palm Beach

MARCH 16 — A woman was robbed last Friday afternoon outside the former Albertsons grocery store on Southern Blvd. According to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office report, at approximately 3:15 p.m., the victim was walking eastbound in front...

Wellington Board Orders Hand Recount Of Ballots

Results of the disputed Wellington municipal elections might come down to a manual recount after the Wellington Canvassing Board voted Tuesday evening to certify the March 19 recount results subject to a hand recount. In the wake of the decision,...

Economic Council Chair Explains The ‘Six Pillars’

Economic Council of Palm Beach County Chairman Nat Roberts was the guest speaker at Monday’s Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce luncheon held at Breakers West Country Club. Roberts’ topic was the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Six Pillars Community Strategic...

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Minto Communities Launches Sales For Third Neighborhood In Westlake

Building off the success of its first two neighborhoods, Minto Communities USA, the master developer and lead...

LWV, ACLU To Host Online Forum Featuring Sheriff’s Race

The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County and the ACLU of Palm Beach County will host a candidate forum for...

Groves Council Approves Road Projects, Including D Road At Big Dog Ranch Rescue

A divided Loxahatchee Groves Town Council approved several change orders for improving drainage on North D Road east of Big Dog Ranch...

County Considering Stiffer Penalties For Bars, Restaurants Violating Virus Rules

As the number of COVID-19 cases rise in Palm Beach County and Florida overall, county officials are considering more strident enforcement regarding...

Yesteryear Village Re-Opens At The Fairgrounds

Yesteryear Village, a 9-acre living history park at the South Florida Fairgrounds, has re-opened for visitors Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays in a...