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Bob Wright Leads the Way at the Civic Association - PB Society Cover Story

By Michele Dargan -- Special to Palm Beach Society Magazine -- Bob Wright is no stranger to high-profile roles. The former vice chairman of General Electric and chief executive officer of NBC and NBC Universal, Mr. Wright also has founded two charitable foundations that champion fundraising and raise awareness for autism and pancreatic cancer.

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Construction Begins on Southern Blvd Bridges Replacement Project

[FDOT News Release Palm Beach/West Palm Beach] -– Construction begins April 3 on a $93 million project to replace the Southern Boulevard Bridges over the Intracoastal Waterway and Lake Worth Lagoon, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) said.

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VIDEO: Civic Association Holds Community Undergrounding Forum

By Michele Dargan, Special for the Civic Association -- More than 50 people filled the Palm Beach Civic Association’s Community Room Wednesday to get the latest information and hear responses to their questions regarding the estimated $98.6 million project to bury the town’s utility lines.

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Undergrounding Utilities Task Force Chairman Updates Civic Association Directors

By Michele Dargan, Special for the Civic Association -- The projected construction costs of burying the town’s utility lines have gone up close to 10 percent from the $90 million project approved in a town referendum last year, said Jeffrey Smith, chairman of the town’s Undergrounding Utility Task Force.

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