Kristina Webb

Kristina Webb covers Wellington and Royal Palm Beach for The Palm Beach Post. She grew up in Palm Beach County and is a 2010 graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic University. Since joining The Post in 2015, she has been digital editor with the business, watchdog and politics teams, and also was transportation reporter. Follow on Twitter

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NEW: Why part of Wellington Dog Park will temporarily close
 Portions of the Wellington Dog Park will close temporarily as village crews complete long-planned pathways. Signs posted at the popular spot alert dog owners that the southern portions of the park will begin to close this week with work ongoing through mid-March. The park tentatively will reopen March 26, weather permitting, according to...

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Portions of the Wellington Dog Park will close temporarily as village crews complete long-planned pathways. Signs posted at the popular spot alert dog owners that the southern portions of the park will begin to close this week with work ongoing through mid-March. The park tentatively will reopen March 26, weather permitting, according to...
The unique way Royal Palm High is raising cancer awareness this week
 Something special is happening this week at Royal Palm Beach High School. Not to say special things don’t happen there all the time. But students, staff and teachers are pausing each day this week to honor those lost to and who continue to battle cancer, while raising money for the American Cancer Society. Taking place at the same time...

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Something special is happening this week at Royal Palm Beach High School. Not to say special things don’t happen there all the time. But students, staff and teachers are pausing each day this week to honor those lost to and who continue to battle cancer, while raising money for the American Cancer Society. Taking place at the same time...
PHOTOS: Wellington hosts first Lakeside Family Fun Day
 Wellington on Saturday held the first of several free events designed to bring more attention to Lake Wellington and the recreational opportunities it offers. WELLINGTON READERS: Sign up for The Post’s weekly newsletter for Wellington news The Lakeside Family Fun Days and Family Fun Nights run through the end of April. The next Fun...

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Wellington on Saturday held the first of several free events designed to bring more attention to Lake Wellington and the recreational opportunities it offers. WELLINGTON READERS: Sign up for The Post’s weekly newsletter for Wellington news The Lakeside Family Fun Days and Family Fun Nights run through the end of April. The next Fun...
THINGS TO DO: Puerto Rico update, free movie in Wellington, Royal Palm
 Learn about Puerto Rico recovery efforts: The Puerto Rican Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will host an event Thursday that includes a presentation on how the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Foundation is taking steps to help law enforcement officers in Puerto Rico who were affected by Hurricane Maria. Networking begins at 6 p.m. and the presentation...

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Learn about Puerto Rico recovery efforts: The Puerto Rican Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will host an event Thursday that includes a presentation on how the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Foundation is taking steps to help law enforcement officers in Puerto Rico who were affected by Hurricane Maria. Networking begins at 6 p.m. and the presentation...
NEW: Yes, Palm Beach County fire crews actually train to rescue horses
 Palm Beach County Fire Rescue crews knew they had their hands full as they drove up to a barn at Gulfstream Polo Club in suburban Lake Worth on a spring afternoon in 2013. The building was completely engulfed in fire — “not one inch” was spared from the blaze, the club’s president told The Palm Beach Post at the time...

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Palm Beach County Fire Rescue crews knew they had their hands full as they drove up to a barn at Gulfstream Polo Club in suburban Lake Worth on a spring afternoon in 2013. The building was completely engulfed in fire — “not one inch” was spared from the blaze, the club’s president told The Palm Beach Post at the time...
NEW: Royal Palm looks for outside help to communicate with residents
 Royal Palm Beach wants to know how it can better communicate with its residents — and it’s hoping for some outside help. The village plans to hire a consultant to help it assess its strategy and look ahead to future needs. A request for proposals is open through Feb. 21. RELATED: Work begins on homes at former Royal Palm wastewater...

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Royal Palm Beach wants to know how it can better communicate with its residents — and it’s hoping for some outside help. The village plans to hire a consultant to help it assess its strategy and look ahead to future needs. A request for proposals is open through Feb. 21. RELATED: Work begins on homes at former Royal Palm wastewater...
NEW: Work begins on homes at former Royal Palm Beach water plant site
 New homes soon will rise from the ground where Royal Palm Beach’s water treatment plant once stood. The 385-home BellaSera development by Lennar will be the largest of its kind in the village since PortoSol was built in the late 2000s, Mayor Fred Pinto said. He and other Royal Palm Beach council members attended a ribbon-cutting and...

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New homes soon will rise from the ground where Royal Palm Beach’s water treatment plant once stood. The 385-home BellaSera development by Lennar will be the largest of its kind in the village since PortoSol was built in the late 2000s, Mayor Fred Pinto said. He and other Royal Palm Beach council members attended a ribbon-cutting and...
NEW: How to donate blood in Wellington to help Broward school shooting victims
 The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland on Wednesday hit close to home for three staff members at Premier Family Health and Wellness in Wellington.  Dr. Shane Zacharewicz, business and marketing manager Ryan Mackman, and Amanda Morone all graduated from the school where a gunman killed 17 people and wounded...

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The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland on Wednesday hit close to home for three staff members at Premier Family Health and Wellness in Wellington.  Dr. Shane Zacharewicz, business and marketing manager Ryan Mackman, and Amanda Morone all graduated from the school where a gunman killed 17 people and wounded...
NEW: Wellington festival celebrates tribute bands, food truck fare
 Wellington’s Tribute Music and Food Truck Festival is back, with a lineup that includes new performers and some fan-favorite food trucks. This is the fifth year the village has held the festival that kicks off Thursday night at the Wellington Amphitheater, said Joe Piconcelli, cultural programs and facilities manager for Wellington...

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Wellington’s Tribute Music and Food Truck Festival is back, with a lineup that includes new performers and some fan-favorite food trucks. This is the fifth year the village has held the festival that kicks off Thursday night at the Wellington Amphitheater, said Joe Piconcelli, cultural programs and facilities manager for Wellington...
NEW: Wellington Regional to build emergency department in Westlake
 Palm Beach County’s newest city earlier this week gave the OK to a plan that paves the way for its first new non-residential development: a freestanding emergency department run by Wellington Regional Medical Center. The Westlake City Council on Monday night voted 4-0 with one council member absent to approve a site plan for the facility...

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Palm Beach County’s newest city earlier this week gave the OK to a plan that paves the way for its first new non-residential development: a freestanding emergency department run by Wellington Regional Medical Center. The Westlake City Council on Monday night voted 4-0 with one council member absent to approve a site plan for the facility...
PHOTOS: Lion Country Safari welcomes baby giraffe to herd
 A baby giraffe recently joined the herd at Lion Country Safari. The female calf was born at 6 p.m. Feb. 4, the drive-through wildlife park said in a news release. Guests in the park at the time were able to sit in their vehicles to watch the birth. This is one leggy baby: She was 132 pounds and 5-feet-5-inches tall when born. The baby was...

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A baby giraffe recently joined the herd at Lion Country Safari. The female calf was born at 6 p.m. Feb. 4, the drive-through wildlife park said in a news release. Guests in the park at the time were able to sit in their vehicles to watch the birth. This is one leggy baby: She was 132 pounds and 5-feet-5-inches tall when born. The baby was...