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Two Remaining RPB Seat 1 Candidates Debate

Jeff Hmara and Selena Smith — the two remaining candidates seeking the vacant Seat 1 on the Royal Palm Beach Village Council — participated in a candidates forum Wednesday night. Ken DeLaTorre, the third candidate in the race, withdrew Wednesday...

Matula Would Bring New Voice, New Perspective

Political newcomer Felicia Matula is challenging incumbent Royal Palm Beach Mayor Matty Mattioli in the Tuesday, March 13 election, promising to bring a new perspective to the Royal Palm Beach Village Council. “The council should do what it is elected...

RPB Council Supports School At Albertsons Site

The Royal Palm Beach Village Council unanimously approved an application last week to allow a charter school to open at the old Albertsons grocery store site at the corner of Crestwood and Southern boulevards. A roomful of parents and store...

Al Paglia Seeks A Return To Public Service

Former Councilman Al Paglia hopes voters share his vision for Wellington and vote Tuesday, March 13 to return him to the Wellington Village Council. “Living in Wellington reaffirmed in my mind why I wanted to move here,” he said. “It’s...

Wellington OKs Bid For New Boys & Girls Club

The Wellington Boys & Girls Club is getting a new home after the Wellington Village Council unanimously approved a $3.6 million construction contract Tuesday, Feb. 28. The new digs, which will be built adjacent to Wellington’s water treatment plant site...

Ken DeLaTorre: Focus On Land-Planning Experience

With 13 years of experience in land-planning issues, Ken DeLaTorre believes that he has the proper expertise to serve on the Royal Palm Beach Village Council. DeLaTorre joins Selena Smith and Jeff Hmara in the race for the council’s Seat...

Friends, School Honor Accident Victim Daniel McCauley

People remember his smile, faint but always prevalent. But mostly, 17-year-old Daniel McCauley is remembered for being an all-around great kid, with a lot going for him. A Palm Beach Central High School junior, he was on the varsity football...

Six Area Teachers Are Dwyer Finalists

Six local teachers are among the 25 finalists for this year’s Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education. Candidates will go for interviews before a panel of judges this Saturday, and winners will be selected in five categories: Elementary Education, Middle...

Jeff Hmara: Government And HOA Experience

Jeff Hmara believes that his lifetime of military and government experience, coupled with his years of work with his local homeowners’ association, make him the top pick for voters selecting a new member of the Royal Palm Beach Village...

New ‘Central Palm Beach County Chamber’ Is Born

With a new name, a new logo and a new brand, the Palms West and Greater Lake Worth chambers of commerce officially announced their long-planned merger at a luncheon Monday, Feb. 27. Now known as the Central Palm Beach County...

Groves Candidates Meet At LGLA Election Forum

Issues concerning Okeechobee Blvd. and commercial development were hot topics Thursday, Feb. 23 as Loxahatchee Groves Town Council Seat 3 candidates Ryan Liang and Byrnes Guillaume tackled the town’s tough issues during a debate hosted by the Loxahatchee Groves...

Matt Willhite Proud Of First Term Accomplishments

Wellington Vice Mayor Matt Willhite hopes voters remember his record of accomplishments as they head to the polls Tuesday, March 13, when Willhite is seeking re-election to Wellington Village Council Seat 4. “I’m running on a record,” he said. “I...

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Baxter: Right-To-Repair Legislation Needed To Put Vehicle Owners, Not Car Companies, In The Driver’s Seat

By Sara Baxter, Palm Beach County Commissioner As the owners of an independent automotive repair shop, my husband Brian and...