Belle Glade plans infrastructure enhancements

BELLE GLADE — Belle Glade City Commissioners approved enhancements for the municipal airport at the July 16 meeting. The meeting’s agenda included updates about the city’s economic and employment opportunities, infrastructure enhancements, and resolution approvals. The commissioners adopted two resolutions that involved enhancements at the municipal airport in Belle Glade. One resolution focused on entering […]

Belle Glade Branch Library Happenings

• The Drums of Noto Hanto by Fushu Daiko will be presented on Thursday, July 19, at 2:30 p.m. In 1576 the people of Nabune, Japan cleverly saved their village by frightening the enemy away with masks, fires on the beach, and drums. Includes the science of sound, the language of Japanese taiko drumming, and […]

Boost Mobile preparing for Back to School Bash

BELLE GLADE — Amin Mohamad owner of Boost Mobile of Belle Glade is preparing for the 2018 Boost Mobile fifth annual Back to School Bash. With the help of his staff and Kevin Brown they are expecting another huge successful event. Over 700 BACKPACKS and thousands of mixed SCHOOL SUPPLIES will be given away on […]

Senior Center offering free dental services today, July 12

The West County Senior Center is offering FREE Oral health examination and oral cancer screening services today, July 12, to seniors 60  and older. Preventative dental services: • Oral hygiene instructions • Oral prophylaxis • Fluoride varnish applications • Silver diamine fluoride application. • Denture adjustment services: • Denture repair • Denture adjustments • Denture […]

County Road 880 east of Belle Glade to be closed for 3 months

County Road 880 between Wellington and Belle Glade will be closed west of State Road 80 through Saturday, October 6 for a slope protection project. County Road 880 is also known as East Canal Street South and Old State Road 80. Eastbound traffic will be detoured via Sam Senter Road north to Gator Boulevard (Airport […]

Belle Glade Library Happenings

• Art Lab: Salt Dough Handprints: Squish, knead, mold, paint and create salt dough handprints on Saturday, July 14, at 10:15 a.m. Dress to get messy. Ages 3-6. (45 minutes) • Video Game Bonanza: Bring a friend for Wii and PS4 multiplayer games on Saturday, July 14, at 2 p.m. Participants can bring in their […]

Sun Spots

C4OPE forum set July 12 Project C4OPE invites the public to a free meeting on Thursday, July 12 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Lakeside Medical Center, 39200 Hooker Highway in Belle Glade. This gives individuals the opportunity to express their needs and wants around the topic of opioid overdose. Meetings are free and […]

PBSO/PAL holds its annual Tri-City camp

On June 4, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Police Athletic League commenced its fifth annual PBSO/PAL Tri-City 2018 Basketball, Academics and Mentoring Camp. The camp continues through Aug. 2. It’s the most popular summer camp in the Tri-City area. With over 500 youth attending throughout its four years of existence, from ages 7 to […]

Palm Tran summit in Belle Glade was a big success

BELLE GLADE — Palm Tran hosted the first of several “Route Performance Maximization (or RPM) summits” in Belle Glade, at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center on June 11. The event was well-attended, drawing in a crowd of more than 45 participants. The RPM summits serve as an immersive opportunity for the public to contribute […]

Belle Glade Branch Library Happenings

• Build, imagine and play with the library’s LEGO bricks on Thursday, July 5, at 2 p.m. Ages 5-12. (45 minutes). • Crafternoon: color your own visor. Use markers and your creativity to create a safari-themed visor on Saturday, July 7, at 2:30 p.m. All ages. (60 minutes) • Read In & Snacks: Features leveled […]