On the Table event to invite action on community issues

WEST PALM BEACH — The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties invites residents throughout the region to share a meal and discuss meaningful ideas to strengthen the community during the localized nationwide movement, On the Table, a national initiative funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Taking place for the […]

All county managed beaches now closed

Due to health and safety concerns, the remaining three county beaches that had been open as of Thursday (Oct. 4) at noon have now been closed. Staff reports throat/nose/eye irritation. Parking lots, picnic areas, and pavilions not on the beach will continue to be open. There have been reports of limited fish kills on some […]

Security increased for high school stadiums

PALM BEACH COUNTY — The School District of Palm Beach County is implementing new procedures for all events in the district’s high school stadiums. Beginning with this week’s football games, only clear bags will be permitted entry into any high school stadium. The only exception will be diaper bags. All bags will be subject to […]

Back to School website for new school year

WEST PALM BEACH — School begins on Monday, Aug. 13, and now is the time to begin preparations for the return to the classroom. The School District of Palm Beach County has created a Back to School website with everything families need to get ready to return to district schools. PalmBeachSchools.org/BacktoSchool is a one-stop shop […]

Traffic tickets and court fees can now be paid by CC

WEST PALM BEACH — Clerk & Comptroller Sharon R. Bock’s office is now accepting credit card payments over the phone for those with traffic tickets and criminal court fines or fees. The service is designed to make it easier for customers to meet their court-ordered financial obligations. The Clerk’s office has contracted with nCourt, an […]

PBC Board of County Commissioners briefs

PALM BEACH COUNTY — At the June 19 Palm Beach Board of County Commissioners meeting, the board took the following action: • Property appraiser — received a presentation from Palm Beach County Property Appraiser Dorothy Jacks on property values in Palm Beach County. • Surplus property — approved the conveyance of the county’s interest in […]

Enhanced Palm Beach County system features text to 9-1-1

PALM BEACH COUNTY — On June 25, Palm Beach County was proud to announce that hearing and/or speech impaired members of the community, or those in a situation where it is too dangerous to dial 911, now have another option to request help in an emergency — Text to 9-1-1. The benefits to the public […]

A new digital article profiling the history of the rock mining industry in Palm Beach County, entitled “County History Unearthed in Shellrock Pits,” can be viewed at  pbchistory.blogspot.com/2018/04/. The article was written by Bob Davidsson, Editor/webmaster of Origins & history of the Palm Beaches.

Gove teacher honored with the Dwyer award School District of Palm Beach County

WEST PALM BEACH — The Economic Council of Palm Beach County Inc. in partnership with the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County Inc. is pleased to announce the recipients of the 34th Annual William T. Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education. • Elementary Education: Bridget M. Lutz, Gove Elementary School • Middle School Education: Porschia […]

School District offers study guides/videos for AP exam

WEST PALM BEACH — To help students better prepare for the upcoming AP® exams, the School District of Palm Beach County has partnered with Study Edge, an online video education company, to provide comprehensive review materials for the exams. Students can access the study guides and videos any time of day or night from their […]