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Wellington

Wellington Egg Hunt Brings Families To Village Park

The Village of Wellington held its annual Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30 at Village Park. Several hundred people attended the family-friendly event. Christ Fellowship Church handed out breakfast and snacks as people waited for the event to begin....

Amanda Silvestri And Maria Antuña Win Seats On The Wellington Village Council

More than 5,000 residents voted in the Village of Wellington’s runoff election for two council seats held Tuesday, April 2. When the votes were counted, Amanda Silvestri and Maria Antuña had narrowly won election to the two open seats...

Wellington Group Pushing Plan For Garden At K-Park

A group of Wellington residents want to breathe fresh life into the idea of a botanical garden on 66 acres of village-owned land known as K-Park, hoping to catch the ear of a reshuffled Wellington Village Council featuring two...

Wellington Zoners OK Medical Office For Former Restaurant Site

The owners of a property that until recently hosted the Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen restaurant on State Road 7 in Wellington now want the village to allow medical offices there. Applicant Ancoal Investments LLC asked Wellington’s Planning, Zoning & Adjustment Board...

Wellington Board Approves Larger Signs For The Lotis Project

Lotis Wellington builders want signs with nearly triple the square footage usually allowed on walls along a primary entrance, which elicited some questioning from a village review panel before it ultimately granted approval. Village rules generally allow 32 square feet...

Greater Wellington Chamber Installs Officers

The Greater Wellington Chamber, previously known as the Wellington Chamber of Commerce, held a rebranding event and installation luncheon on Wednesday, March 27 at the National Polo Club. The new board was sworn-in by Wellington Mayor-Elect Michael Napoleone. New...

Amanda Silvestri, Maria Antuña Narrowly Win Wellington Council Seats

More than 5,000 residents voted in the Village of Wellington’s runoff election for two council seats held Tuesday, April 2. When the votes were counted, Amanda Silvestri and Maria Antuña had narrowly won election to the two available seats...

Napoleone Will Take Gavel As Wellington’s New Mayor; Runoff Set For Council Seats

The Village of Wellington has a new mayor. Vice Mayor Michael Napoleone succeeded in his bid to replace term-limited Mayor Anne Gerwig during the municipal election Tuesday, March 19. The other two council seats on the ballot will advance to...

Wellington Council Approves $28 Million For New Aquatics Complex

Amid waves of rising costs, Wellington is putting on a swimming cap — sticking with a spending limit of $28 million with a key builder on a new aquatics complex. But much of the action at a Wellington Village Council...

Area Residents OK Wellington’s Annexation Across Southern

Resident electors in 258 acres on the north side of Southern Blvd. near Seminole Pratt Whitney Road voted 19-0 in a referendum Tuesday, March 19 to become part of the Village of Wellington. The vote by property owners in what...

Wellington Honors Departing Village Council Members

The Village of Wellington honored Mayor Anne Gerwig, Vice Mayor Michael Napoleone and Councilman Michael Drahos during the Wellington Village Council meeting on Tuesday, March 12 for their eight years of dedicated service to the Wellington community, leaving an...

Equestrian Committee Seeks Additional Funding For Trail Improvements

Wellington’s equestrian advisory panel has recommended more than $3 million in improvements to the village’s bridle trails, but jockeying over details such as which projects deserve the most urgent attention continued apace through the board’s last meeting Wednesday, March...

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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...