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Green, Energy & Climate Conference May 16-17

By Chris Felker The 2012 Florida Green, Energy & Climate Conference/Expo is rapidly approaching. The event is slated for May 16-17 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. This year, the conference is being staged under the umbrella of the new...

Wellington Rejects Home On Equestrian Club Land

Citing concerns about encroachment on green space in the Wellington Equestrian Preserve, members of the Wellington Village Council voted 3-1 on Tuesday to reject a proposal that would have allowed a home on a field attached to the Equestrian...

Vehicle Stolen From Home In The Acreage

APRIL 18 — A resident of 87th Street North contacted the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office’s Acreage/Loxahatchee substation last Wednesday morning to report a stolen vehicle. According to a PBSO report, the victim parked his white 2004 Toyota Tundra...

State Attorney Peter Antonacci Visits Wellington

Recently appointed Palm Beach County State Attorney Peter Antonacci spoke April 18 at the monthly public forum meeting hosted by County Commissioner Jess Santamaria at the original Wellington Mall. Antonacci, who lives in Tallahassee, was appointed by Gov. Rick Scott...

B&G Club Funding Concerns Margolis

Despite concerns about financing, the Wellington Village Council unanimously approved a measure to extend the construction deadline for the new Wellington Boys & Girls Club. The Boys & Girls Club is slated to move from its location on South Shore...

Wellington Playground Rededication May 5

Wellington is inviting residents to join in as officials dedicate the newly designed playground at Tiger Shark Cove Park on Saturday, May 5 at 10 a.m. The playground was initially built in 2000 through a community-led effort spearheaded by parents....

Eco-Friendly Services From Palm Beach Aquatics

Keeping the lakes and environment clean since 1998, Palm Beach Aquatics offers full-service restoration and maintenance. Owners Jeff Mangel and John Natale — a former marine biologist and management and marketing professional, respectively — established the company after the...

Survey Methods Annoy Equestrian Forum Speakers

Wellington hosted two meetings this month to gather public input on its proposed Equestrian Master Plan, and the hot-button topic at the meeting Monday, April 23 was the methodology being used to carry out the process. Though Wellington was hoping...

Lox Council OKs New Development Moratorium

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council approved a six-month moratorium Tuesday on further development applications until the council can refine portions of the town’s comprehensive plan to reflect its intentions for commercial development on Okeechobee and Southern boulevards. The moratorium, which...

10 Seniors Awarded Central Chamber Scholarships

The Central Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce held its annual scholarship awards luncheon Monday, presenting $1,000 scholarships to 10 graduating seniors from area high schools. Dr. Jim Laub, dean of the MacArthur School of Leadership at Palm Beach Atlantic University,...

Abruzzo Files To Seek Newly State Senate Seat

State Rep. Joseph Abruzzo (D-District 85) has officially filed to seek the newly drawn State Senate District 25 seat, which includes most of the western communities. Abruzzo was elected to the State House in 2008 and subsequently re-elected. He is...

The Shaggy Dog: Grooming Services For All Breeds

Dogs are a part of the family, and groomers at The Shaggy Dog understand that. Owner Anne Rondeau and her employees treat people’s beloved pets as their own. “I have customers who have been coming with their dogs all their...

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Buck Off Challenge Benefits Honor Flight Program

The sixth annual Buck Off Challenge to benefit Southeast Florida Honor Flight was held Sunday, Feb. 18 at the...