Local News for Wellington, Florida

11/22/2019

Wellington Temples Host Havdalah Animal Encounter

Temple B’nai Jacob and Temple Beth Torah joined together to host a Havdalah Animal Encounter on Saturday, Nov. 16 in the center court of the original Wellington Mall. Busch Wildlife Sanctuary Environmental Educator Mackenzie Comp brought native Florida wildlife and discussed their habitat, food and care. Some of the animals were like those on Noah’s READ MORE.
11/22/2019

Longtime Wellington Preschools Get New Owners, New Name

After more than 40 years serving the families of Wellington, Little Place and Little Place Too are now under new ownership and have a new name. New owners Frank and Olivia Toral have rebranded the longstanding preschools as Neighborhood Kids. Previous owner Susan Russell opened the first Little Place location in 1978, followed by the READ MORE.
11/22/2019

Festive Thanksgiving Celebration At Boys & Girls Club

The Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club in Wellington provided a traditional Thanksgiving meal for club kids on Thursday, Nov. 14. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Grill Team was on hand to cook up a homestyle meal, served by club volunteers. Also at the event, approximately 300 frozen turkeys were given out READ MORE.
11/22/2019

Town-Crier Digital Issue For November 22, 2019

Click here to pull up the Town-Crier Digital Issue for November 22, 2019. LEAD STORIES: Five-Year Road Plan Includes Work On Key Acreage Roads… Angry Residents Descend On ITID Over New PBC Truck Rules… St. Rita Receives Architectural Approval For New Parish Hall… B&G Club Receives Grant From Jacobs Foundation… Wellington Youth Lacrosse Hosting Free READ MORE.
11/22/2019

St. Rita Receives Architectural Approval For New Parish Hall

A 20-minute meeting of Wellington’s Architectural Review Board on Wednesday, Nov. 20 was all the time needed to approve the building elevations, exterior colors, materials and site amenities for the proposed replacement parish hall at St. Rita Catholic Church. With no comment from the public, the measure passed unanimously with no additional signage permitted and READ MORE.
11/22/2019

B&G Club Receives Grant From Jacobs Family Foundation

The Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club welcomed Wellington Village Council members and special guest Katie Jacobs Robinson on Wednesday, Nov. 20 to celebrate the receipt of a $35,000 grant from the Jacobs Family Foundation in support of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) programs at the club. The guests toured the READ MORE.
11/22/2019

Troop 4125 Seeks Community Help For Wreaths Across America

Wellington’s Troop 4125 – an all-female troop affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America – is joining a nationwide program designed to honor and remember the fallen during the holiday season. The South Florida National Cemetery is one of many sites that receives remembrance wreaths through Wreaths Across America, and there are more than 12,000 READ MORE.
11/22/2019

World’s Largest Lacrosse Showcase Headed To Wellington

Wellington will be home to the largest lacrosse showcase on the globe this weekend. The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) selected the Palm Beaches as the destination for the IWLCA Presidents Cup and Fall Debut over the next three years. The Palm Beach County Sports Commission will partner with the IWLCA and Corrigan Sports READ MORE.
11/22/2019

Fred Astaire Dance Studio Opens In Wellington

Dance is powerful therapy, and as part of November being Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, the newly opened Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Wellington is working to help people suffering with the disease through ballroom dance, which can help with memory, balance, concentration and more. The studio’s dance instructors have been teaching at Alzheimer’s Community Care centers READ MORE.
11/22/2019

Panther Run Veterans Day Event

Veterans past and present were recently honored with a special breakfast and performances by Panther Run Elementary School’s fifth graders. On Nov. 8, the school celebrated veterans who are parents, grandparents, relatives and family friends of students and faculty, including the school’s resource officer and former Wellington Mayor Tom Wenham. The children sang songs, read READ MORE.