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Friday, May 25, 2018
SFWMD Prepared for Heavy Rainfall Expected from Tropical System; Urging Residents to Know Appropriate Drainage Authority to Contact when Reporting Problems District has already lowered canals with forecast predictions as high as four inches in some areas and after near record rainfall for the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Thursday, May 24, 2018
FAU Harbor Branch Partners with NASA to Monitor Algae in Lake Okeechobee  FORT PIERCE, Fla. (May 24, 2018) – A massive algae bloom in Lake Okeechobee was to blame for what many refer to as “The Lost Summer” in 2016, when discharges from the lake caused a widespread toxic algae bloom in the St. Lucie Estuary. Scientists with Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute are ...read more
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Thursday, May 24, 2018
                  Thank you for raising your hand to reach out to people in our community who need help. And hope. Thanks to your generous gift, we took a major step to graduate more students, lift families and individuals to financial stability and create a healthier community.Thank you ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Free Movie Summer is Back!Proudly Sponsored by Humana Inc.  ​*Tickets are available only by visiting the Lyric Theatre Box Office; seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis.*The free tickets are limited to four per person and are subject to availability.*Summer Box Office Hours are Monday thru Saturday 10am - 3pm and Two Hours Prior to Show Times.  ***My Fair LadySaturday, July 14 at ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Stuart Sailfish Club's 2018 KDW Fishing Tournament had a great turnout Saturday, May 12th. The weather was on our side and the rain stayed away, seas were a little more than calm but a nice day all in all! Congratulations to the Aggregate Winners -1st place- "Pinkie's Out" total weight 32.99 lbs. 2nd place Wet-N-Wild - 29 lbs and 3rd place - Team Sovereign with 28.83 lbs. TOP DOLPHIN: 1st place- ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
This time, Martin County teacher wins Florida PE Teacher of the YearPALM CITY—Another Martin County teacher is earning statewide recognition for outstanding performance not only in the classroom but also on the field. Danny Rendell of Citrus Grove Elementary was just named Shape Florida Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year for Florida, bestowed by Shape Florida Society of Health & ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
 Notice is hereby given of the following meetings to be held at the Martin County Administrative Center, 2401 SE Monterey Road, Stuart, Florida and other locations as indicated for June 2018.  Matters affecting your personal and property rights may be heard and acted upon.  All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard.  Written comments may be sent to the Board of County ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 21, 2018
West Palm Beach, FL - The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) today reopened the S-193 navigation lock at Taylor Creek to boat traffic entering and leaving Lake Okeechobee.  The lock had been closed to navigation since Monday following several inches of rainfall north of the lake over a few hours. SFWMD used the lock to assist the S-133 pump station with flood control ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 21, 2018
To protect the water that we love for swimming and fishing, Martin County has an ordinance in place that restricts the application of lawn fertilizer from June 1-September 30. Beginning June 1, fertilizers containing phosphorus and nitrogen are banned. In fact, phosphorus is banned year-round, unless you have a soil or plant tissue test showing a phosphorus deficiency. Adhering to the summertime ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 21, 2018
STUART – Local agencies have partnered to bring the renowned “Bridges Out of Poverty” community support program to Martin County. This multifaceted model actively involves the public, law enforcement, social service agencies and their clients to participate in learning the effect that poverty has on the entire community and provide a better understanding of how to help people move out of poverty. ...read more
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Monday, May 21, 2018
 Martin County is pleased to announce a new agenda system is coming soon! The new system will feature full reporting and other improvements. Initially the system will be used only for the Board of County Commissioner Meeting agendas and will enable Martin County to increase open government and transparency for citizens. Beginning with the July 10 Board of County Commissioner meeting, residents ...read more
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Monday, May 21, 2018
Here's the great news: We’ve had an incredible month on the campaign trail thanks to all of you!Below are some of the month’s highlights that I hope will give you faith in why investment of your time, talents, or treasure to the Hetherington campaign is a good investment. Petitions are completed.  1,109 petitions signed in 68 days.  We are officially qualified for the ballot for District 2 County ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, General News Article, Political
Monday, May 21, 2018
Mark Your Calendars  2018-2019 Season on Sale to Members May 29th!​Not a Member? Become one today and get the BEST SEATS!Call Heather Long, Membership Director at 772-220-1942, ext 204 orClick Here to Become a Member Today!
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 21, 2018
Stuart, FL– On Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 39 students of this year’s Martin Youth LEADERship Program participated in their ninth and final session of the 2017-18 school year.   Martin Youth LEADERship Program Chair Diana Bruton kicked off the session at Treasure Health in Stuart.  She introduced Craig Perry and Deborah Kotrady, who each gave an overview of the support services and volunteer ...read more
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Monday, May 21, 2018
Martin County Realtors of the Treasure Coast We will be closedMay 23rd & 24thfor our big move!Thank you for your patience Please join us for our Grand Opening! June 15th5:30pm - 7:30pmat our new location in Wedgewood Commons at US-1 & Indian Street (Indian Street is closest entrance to MCRTC)
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, May 21, 2018
In remembrance of the service and sacrifice of our fallen service members, residents and visitors are invited to attend the annual Memorial Day Parade and Service on Monday, May 28 beginning at 10 a.m. in Stuart. Presented by the Veterans Council of Martin County, this event is dedicated to the men and women who sacrificed their lives in defense of this great nation. We take this occasion to honor ...read more
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Monday, May 21, 2018
 MARTIN COUNTY, FL - Martin County Library System is pleased to announce five special, multi-dimensional art events to engage and entertain teens this summer. The Teen Art Series is designed to foster hands-on learning and creativity in an array of artistic platforms, including collage, "fanzine" creation, painting, photography, and sewing. The series is sponsored by Women Supporting the Arts and ...read more
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Monday, May 21, 2018
Calendar:   May 21 ~ MIATC Board Meeting, Stuart.  May 22 ~ IYBA Yacht Engineering Seminar at Pier 66 in Ft. Lauderdale.  For more info, visit the website.  May 25 - 26 ~ USCG Aux - Flotilla 59 - GPS for Mariners. For more info, call 772.288.0509.   May 26 ~ Memorial Weekend Fishing Tournament at Pirate's Cove Marina in Stuart. For more info, call 772.336.8222.   May 27 ~ Ft Pierce Yacth Club ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, May 18, 2018
WEST PALM BEACH, FL – The CPA firm of Caler, Donten, Levine, Cohen, Porter & Veil, P.A. (CDL) is pleased to announce that Gary Mann received his CPA license on May 17.            Mann, an Advanced Staff Accountant in CDL’s Audit Department, is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University.  He obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 2012.     He joined CDL in August 2013 working in ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Play tourist in your town by exploring Treasure Coast attractions, staycation packages, restaurants and activities, just in time for summer! Residents and visitors are encouraged to attend the second annual Treasure Coast Tourism Showcase this Sunday, May 20 from 11a.m. -3p.m. at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center. This event is free and open to the public, and provides a once a year opportunity to ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, May 17, 2018
 On Monday, May 21, 2018, AT&T will be placing aerial strand and fiber on an existing pole on SE Indian Street. This work will necessitate intermittent lane closures on SE Indian Street between SE Willoughby Boulevard and S. Kanner Highway (SR-76) between the hours of 9:00 am and 2:00 pm.  This work is expected to be complete by Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Motorists should exercise caution and expect ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 17, 2018
 On Friday, May 18, 2018, MCI Metro Access Transportation Services Corp will be closing portions of the sidewalk along SE County Line Road between SE Federal Highway and SE Girl Scout Camp Road/SE Little Club Way. The scope of work includes placing pipe, directional boring and placing hand holes along the route.  The sidewalk closures will start on the northwest side of FEC Railroad and continue ...read more
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Palm City, FL --The Equine Rescue and Adoption Foundation (ERAF) was awarded a $26,000 grant from the Albert Schweitzer Animal Welfare Fund.  The horses and humans are jumping for joy, as seen in our photo. The Albert Schweitzer Animal Welfare Fund is dedicated to “Enhancing the humaneness of and efficiency of animal shelter operations, sanctuaries and rescue centers and protecting large animals ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Recognizing the significant role international commerce plays in Florida’s economy, Governor Rick Scott and members of the Florida Cabinet have declared May as Florida World Trade Month. This state of Florida Resolution is being shared with Florida’s Congressional Delegation and federal agency leaders this week as the Florida Chamber of Commerce leads a contingency of Florida job creators on a ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
On Saturday, May 19, 2018, the Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a gourmet food truck expo. This event will result in the closure of SE Mars Street and SE Apollo Street between SE Old Post Office Alley and SE Dixie Highway Service Road between the hours of 3:00 pm and 9:00 pm. Motorist and pedestrians are encouraged to exercise caution and seek alternate routes.      The Martin ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
West Palm Beach, FL - With the start of the annual rainy season, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has been preparing South Florida's massive flood control system over the last several months.  Rainfall was slightly above average in April, changing the five month trend of below average rainfall. Since the beginning of the dry season in November, rainfall has been about 60 ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Since 1999, VISIT FLORIDA's annual Flagler Awards have recognized the outstanding tourism marketing efforts of Florida's travel businesses, destinations and attractions. Flagler Award entries can be submitted by any Florida-based business, organization or individual that is actively promoting the products, services and experiences that make up Florida's tourism industry. The deadline to submit ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
PALM CITY, Fla - The 8th annual JRC Consulting Group Charity Golf Tournament will take place on June 2, benefiting Quantum House and Molly’s House to support families in medical crisis.This year’s tournament takes place at the upscale Piper’s Landing Yacht & Country Club in Palm City. Registration starts at 7 a.m. and includes a continental breakfast. The entry fee is $125 per golfer or $450 per ...read more
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
 The Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom stage version of the best-selling book by Albom made its Off-Broadway debut in 2002.  This touching, life-affirming play with a good dose of humor offers lasting inspiration.  As a sample, Albom writes "If you lead your life as Morrie did—with people as the priority, making memories, giving of yourself—then when you die, you're not really gone.  You live inside ...read more
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Tampa Bay Times reporter Craig Pittman undermined the public’s trust of venerable news organizations with his May 12 article, “Only in Florida: Battle over water, free speech pits billionaire vs. activist.” Instead of checking the facts found in court records and legal documents, he took the lies being told to him as truth — then repeated them as fact. He reinforced the political hooey being ...read more
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Florida’s Indian River State College (IRSC) was named today as one of 10 finalists for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance in America’s community colleges. (See complete list of finalists below.)   Awarded every two years since 2011, the Prize recognizes institutions that achieve high and improving student ...read more
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
The Florida Chamber of Commerce is taking its advocacy efforts to Washington, D.C. this week, emphasizing the importance of international trade, infrastructure and targeted tax reforms. The Florida Chamber’s delegation includes business leaders from across the state, representing small businesses and the state’s largest employers, and will include meetings with Florida’s Congressional Delegation, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
West Palm Beach, FL - Today, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) opened the gates of the S-193 navigation lock at Taylor Creek to assist with flood control north of Lake Okeechobee. As a result of this operation, the lock will be closed to boat traffic until further notice.  Tropical moisture has already brought an average of more than 2 inches of rain across SFWMD's 16-county ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
On Friday, Brightline hosted a media preview ride to MiamiCentral, Brightline’s downtown Miami station that spans 11-acres and six city blocks. The event was attended by Chairman Bill Shuster, House of Representatives Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, Congressman Carlos Curbelo, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Congresswoman Frederica Wilson. Lieutenant Governor Carlos ...read more
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Starting Monday, May 21st, guests of Culver’s of Stuart, FL will get the VIP treatment to celebrate the restaurant’s one year anniversary. Culver’s celebration will include daily deals such as $2 Cheese Curds, Floats, Waffle Cones and Rootbeer floats on specific days during the week. Each day will bring something new to our guests through May 27th. "Since opening our doors in 2017, we have been ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Port Saint Lucie, FL (Grassroots Newswire) May 15, 2018 - Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. is proud to announce that the following Weichert affiliated agents have successfully completed its Fast Track training:   * From Weichert, Realtors(r) - Integrity Group, located in Port Saint Lucie: Sales Associate Phillip Hollar.  For more information contact Andrea LaFavor at 772-398-6400 or ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Annual Chamber Golf Classic Vero Beach Country Club June 1, 2018 Rain Date: June 8, 2018 Presented by: Presenting Sponsor Opportunity - $2,500 • Foursome for 18 holes of golf • Lunch for four at the Vero Beach County Club following tournament • Signage: o Presenting sponsors “Welcome” sign at bag drop and registration o 2-logo signs at holes 1 and 18 o 2-tee signs • Company logo ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 14, 2018
STUART, FL -  The Marathon of the Treasure Coast Board of Directors is pleased to announce that they have named Mike Melton as the Race Director for the 2019 races, which will take place Sunday, March 3, 2019 in downtown Stuart, Florida.  Seven races will be offered again for 2019 – a full USATF-certified Marathon (26.2 miles) that will allow runners to qualify for the Boston Marathon, a Half ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 14, 2018
Marathon, FL - The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board today declared May 13-19, 2018 as Water Reuse Week in Florida. The resolution urges local governments, utilities and businesses to implement water reuse programs to help protect future water supply of 8.1 million South Florida residents.   As part of the annual recognition of Water Reuse Week, SFWMD Governing Board ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, May 14, 2018
The Customs Facility tour produced a large turnout and an enjoyable time was had by all members in attendance. The event was held at the beautiful Stuart Jet Center at Witham Airport, sponsored by the Stuart Jet Center and Waste Management. The tour commenced with escorted drives to the customs facility, where a comprehensive tour was given by George Stokus. The facility has all the amenities ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 14, 2018
Martin County, FL – Beginning Friday, May 25, readers of all ages will be equipped to prevent the dreaded summer slide as Martin County Library System presents the Libraries Rock™ Summer Reading Program. Children aged newborn through fifth grade will be eligible to earn free book prizes and an invitation to a finale party. Teens can submit book reviews to earn volunteer hours and a chance to ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, May 14, 2018
West Palm Beach, FL - The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) today activated a new website that allows the public to access an interactive map of projects critical to the future of water management in South Florida through the Strategic Projects Interactive Map.  "The District is making tremendous headway on critical projects throughout our 16 counties and this interactive map puts ...read more
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Monday, May 14, 2018
Stuart, FL - The Martin County School District’s Food and Nutrition Services Department will be participating in the Summer Food Service Program during the months of May, June, July and August 2018.   “Just as learning does not end when school lets out, neither does a child's need for healthy nutrition,” said Laura Holmedal, Director of Food and Nutrition Services, Martin County School ...read more
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Thursday, May 10, 2018
Session One: June 11 - 29From the Inside Out“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” – Dr. SeussAccepting oneself for who they are is a journey. It comes with time, patience, and above all - love. Campers will come together in a harmonious musical extravaganza of what it means to accept and respect the individual staring back in the mirror.   Session Two: July 9 - 27Unplugged"Almost ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Who:      National Association of Letter Carriers, House of Hope, and Martin County student artists  What:    Stamp Out Hunger Kickoff and Art Contest Awards Ceremony  Where:   House of Hope Stuart Service Center 2484 SE Bonita Street, Stuart, FL 34997  When:    May 9, 2018. From 6 pm - 8 pm with Student Art Contest winners announced at 7 pm  Why:      In order to help raise awareness and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, May 10, 2018
 Martin County, FL - Beginning Friday, May 25, readers of all ages will be equipped to prevent the dreaded summer slide as Martin County Library System presents the Libraries Rock™ Summer Reading Program. Children aged newborn through fifth grade will be eligible to earn free book prizes and an invitation to a finale party. Teens can submit book reviews to earn volunteer hours and a chance to win ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
 The St. Lucie Inlet dredging project began this week. The Virginian, a 55 foot dredge, tug boats including Miss Cate, Mary Bennett and Kendall Herbert and two scows are positioned in the Inlet with operations underway. The project is a partnership between the Martin County Board of County Commissioners and the Jacksonville District of the US Army Corps of Engineers. Crews will move dredged, high ...read more
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Wednesday, May 09, 2018
 Although Medicare Supplement policies will stop covering the Medicare Part B deductible for those enrolling in Medicare on or after January, 1, 2020, state insurance departments are reporting that some Agents have begun informing policyholders they will be losing their plans now.  To correct this misconception, many states have issued Bulletins or Consumer Alerts.    To help with any confusion ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
We wanted to take a moment to make everyone aware about the below classes that are being offered in the county in May. Course specifics and registration can be found below. For those who do not have a SERT TRAC account, I’ve attached several ‘how to’ guides that will help in establishing an account and navigating the system. Please feel free to share this with others in your agency, partners, and ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Kissimmee, FL - As levels in the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes continue to fall due to lack of rain and high evapotranspiration rates, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) plans to stop operation of the S-61 (Southport) navigation lock on the south shore of Lake Tohopekaliga once the downstream water level falls to 48.5 feet above mean sea level.  The water level immediately downstream ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
 If you are looking for some cool unique activities this summer, then you need to visit The Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast Summer Camp Adventure weeks.  The summer camp weeks are filling up fast but you still have time to join in on the greatest weekly adventures scheduled this summer. The Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast is very excited to launch an entirely new Summer Camp format ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
West Palm Beach, FL - To help ensure flood protection for hundreds of thousands of Palm Beach County residents, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) will begin work this week to clear trees and overgrown vegetation from SFWMD-owned land along a stretch of the C-15 Canal bordering Delray Beach and Boca Raton in southern Palm Beach County.  Work on the half-mile first phase of the ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
 On Monday, May 14, 2018, the Martin County Public Works Department will begin drainage and roadway improvements along SW Mapp Road between SR-714 (SW Martin Downs Boulevard) and SW Bridgeway Street in Palm City.  The project scope also includes replacement of drainage piping and structures, roadway resurfacing, striping and pavement markings. This work will require intermittent lane closures ...read more
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Tuesday, May 08, 2018
West Palm Beach, FL - The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) today unveiled a series of 12 online videos to help the public learn how to use SFWMD's expansive DBHydro environmental database.   "This Governing Board is committed to following sound science and providing the public with access to the science that informs our water management decisions," said SFWMD Governing Board ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Help us honor our wonderful teachers during National Teacher Appreciation Week by supporting the Martin County Teacher of the Year program that celebrates the phenomenal teachers who inspire and educate the children in Martin County.The Martin County Teacher of the Year awards celebration on November 9, 2018 is not like your ordinary awards ceremony. It's a festive party designed to ...read more
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Monday, May 07, 2018
EARLY REGISTRATION--EXTENDED TIL MONDAY MAY 7TH-- 5PMSTUART SAILFISH CLUB KDW FISHING TOURNAMENT--MAY 11TH - MAY 12TH 2018AT - MARRIOTT HUTCHINSON ISLAND RESORT & MARINA(Discount rooms and slips available)  CASH PRIZES (BASED ON NUMBER OF BOATS PARTICIPATING)  FRIDAY MAY 11TH: CAPTAINS MEETING AT 6pm SHARP! REGISTRATION OPENS AT 4:30  ANDKICKOFF PARTY TO FOLLOW SATURDAY MAY 12TH:  ...read more
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Monday, May 07, 2018
Calendar:   May 5 ~ AustinBlu Family Fishing Tournament. For more information call 561.743.7123    May 11 & 12 ~ Fishing Frenzy & Festival.  For more info call  772.242.3552.  May 12 ~ Stuart Sailfish Club KDW Tournament. For more information call Cheryl at 772.286.9373   May 12 ~ Butch Owen Jr. Campaign Fundraiser. See below for more information.  May 16 ~ Lionfish Tasting at Bluepoint Bar & ...read more
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Monday, May 07, 2018
"Fletch" comes to us with a wealthof non-profit experience and a strong youth development background.  We look forward to further strengthening our BGCMC brand with Fletch athelm.  Welcome aboard!Because of You Children Will Thrive!Thanks to the support of generous donors like you, BGCMC raised more than $25,000 during the 2018 Great Give! Thank you to all who supported our campaign efforts with ...read more
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Monday, May 07, 2018
You are invited to attend VISIT FLORIDA's upcoming regional conversations with President & CEO Ken Lawson and learn more about VISIT FLORIDA's marketing efforts for the upcoming fiscal year.  Each regional meeting will include a short presentation over lunch from VISIT FLORIDA on the new marketing plan and co-op program, as well as dialogue with Ken as we work to gather industry feedback for new ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest
Monday, May 07, 2018
National Small Business Week is celebrated annually the first week of May. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) appreciates small businesses for the strength and stability they provide to our robust economy. In fact, small businesses accounted for nearly 62 percent of net new jobs in our nation from the first quarter of 1993 until the third quarter of 2016.  This week, I travelled ...read more
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Monday, May 07, 2018
Florida ranked as the second-best state in the country for business for the sixth year in a row, according to Chief Executive magazine’s Best & Worst States for Business survey. In fact, the Sunshine State ranked among the top five states in key categories, including Taxes and Regulation and Living Environment. 
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, May 07, 2018
Brightline invites you to a private media event prior to the opening of introductory service between Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach.       Please join us for official remarks and a MiamiCentral VIP event with   U.S House of Representatives Transportation andInfrastructure Committee ChairmanBill Shuster   CongresswomanFrederica Wilson U.S. House of ...read more
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Monday, May 07, 2018
Wednesday, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation approved a law-only filing that decreases workers' comp rates by 1.8 percent, effective June 1, 2018.  This decrease is the result of the federal tax cut package signed into law at the end of last year, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which produced an increase to many carriers' profit and contingency margins. In response, the National Council on ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 07, 2018
Each year, First Presbyterian Church of Stuart organizes a community outreach event promoted as “Shredding Day.” The idea evolved in the wake of tax season as an opportunity to give the public a free way to shred their documents they no longer need. But it’s much more than that. At the same time, it's an opportunity for families to come out to enjoy activities that this year included pony ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, May 03, 2018
UF/IFAS Extension Martin County, in partnership with the Martin County Parks and Recreation Department and the City of Stuart, will be offering a series of workshops this summer for municipal and industry professionals.  The program, Protecting Florida’s Resources Best Management Practices Summer Series, provides municipal and industry professionals with training in Florida-Friendly Landscaping ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, May 03, 2018
West Palm Beach, FL - Ahead of bidding for a major construction contract, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is hosting an Industry Day next week for the Caloosahatchee River (C-43) West Basin Storage Reservoir project. The purpose of the event is to improve the construction industry's understanding of the District's requirements for the project and answer general ...read more
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Thursday, May 03, 2018
 Martin County School District is holding its first annual Elevating and Celebrating Educators Conference from 5-8pm on the evening of May 3, 2018 at the Wolf Center on the campus of Indian River State College, in Stuart, FL.  Attendees will enjoy a dinner sponsored by Better Homes and Gardens Realty and will be addressed by a keynote speaker, Emma Barska, who is an 11th grade student at South ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Triggered by Senate President Joe Negron's impending resignation Wednesday, state Rep. Gayle Harrell, R-Port St. Lucie, announced hours later she will file the paperwork to run for the vacant Senate District 25 seat. Harrell, an advocate for the communities of the Treasure Coast for the last 46 years, said she's ready to step up to the plate. “I’ve dusted off my red running shoes and will not ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Political, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Governor Scott recently designated the Rio Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) as one of 245 Opportunity Zones in the State of Florida. Part of a new federal program established by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Opportunity Zones are designed to strengthen economically struggling communities by encouraging long-term private investment.  "Martin County is extremely fortunate to receive the designation ...read more
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Thursday, May 03, 2018
The Florida Chamber of Commerce today endorsed Adam Putnam for Governor. The announcement was made during a press conference in Orlando joined by business leaders from across Florida, including Will Weatherford, Weatherford Capital; Tracy Duda Chapman of A. Duda & Sons Inc.; and Florida Chamber President and CEO Mark Wilson.   The past eight years have been among the most prosperous in ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, General News Article, Political
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Jupiter, FL- Today the South Florida Water Management District's  (SFWMD) Water Resources Analysis Coalition received a detailed presentation about the recently completed restoration of two historic dams on the Loxahatchee River in northern Palm Beach County.  The dams, first built in the 1930s by local families, control and regulate upstream flow stages of the Northwest Fork of the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Our client Maria Gonzalez experienced every parent’s worst nightmare – the sudden death of her beloved 13-year-old son Jonathan. Maria’s son was killed while a passenger on his 13-year-old friend’s “dirt bike.” His friend received this small motorcycle from his mother the day before as a gift for his upcoming birthday, and he was riding this small motorcycle without adult supervision.     Ms. ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Registration Deadline Wed May 30 - Coaches Meeting in Gymnasium Mon June 4 (6:30 to 7:30pm) - Parent's Meeting in Gymnasium Wed June 6 (6:30 to 8:00pm) - First Practice Mon June 11 - All players train together by age group until teams are made - Mon & Fri (6:00pm) Grades 2, 3, and 4 - Mon & Fri (7:00pm) Grades 5 and 6 - Mon & Fri (8:00pm) Grade 7 and older - Teams Assigned and Players Get Shirts ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith is pleased to announce that attorney Charles E. “Chuck” Geary of Geary Law offices has joined the firm as “Of Counsel” to become part of the team handling personal injury cases throughout the State of Florida.   Chuck will work out of our Stuart office, which is relocating to the GearyLaw  Building, in the heart of Downtown Stuart.  He is a fourth-generation Martin ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
We are less than two months away fromThe Longest Day! Every team captain that registers their team before May 18th, will receive a free pair of purple sunglasses!   What is The Longest Day? The Longest Day® is all about love. Love for all those affected by Alzheimer’s disease. On the summer solstice, June 21, 2018, people across the world will join the Alzheimer’s Association® to do an ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
 Food costs continue to rise on the Treasure Coast, and a significant portion of the population continues to be left behind by the nation’s booming economy, leaving them without enough food for an active, healthy life. The data released today by Feeding America in the 2018 Map the Meal Gap study also shows a disturbing trend that those food-insecure people on the Treasure Coast are more deeply ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
 Martin County Fire Rescue's Emergency Management Agency will facilitate a Local Mitigation Strategic (LMS) Working Group meeting on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at Martin County's Emergency Operations Center located in the Martin County Fire Rescue Administration Building, 800 SE Monterey Road in Stuart. The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Hurricane Irma ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
  The Hutchinson Island shore protection project launched in March, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Jacksonville District, is complete. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock of Oak Brook, IL dredged and placed nearly 400,000 cubic yards of sand on four miles of eroded shoreline. The addition of the sand had a significant impact, restoring a widened recreational beach and nesting sea ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
The VISIT FLORIDA PR team is in need of press releases that highlight interesting or unique angles on the following topics and why visitors should choose your Florida destination. Beautiful Florida images: Where are the most beautiful beaches, wildlife, and nature?Aquatic Florida summer travel destinations: Is your destination the perfect aquatic getaway?Sports and Wellness: Where are the hottest ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, April 30, 2018
 Local lenders, insurance and real estate agencies were notified that the premium cost of flood insurance for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policies issued or renewed in Special Flood Hazard Areas on or after May 1, 2018 will be given an additional 5 percent discount, for a total discount of 20 percent."The discount confirms the county continues to implement activities which go above ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest
Monday, April 30, 2018
Stuart, FL April 27, 2017- At the 10th Street Center in East Stuart, kids are brimming with potential. And thanks to a partnership that involves Tykes & Teens, the Stuart Police Department, Children’s Services Council of Martin County, the City of Stuart and several caring adult volunteers, teens at the center are learning how to turn that potential into life skills that equal success. One recent ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, April 30, 2018
 STUART—Stuart Commissioner Troy McDonald announced today that he is withdrawing from the race for Martin County Commission District 2 and will instead run for reelection at the Stuart City Commission.“As someone who loves exercise, running, cycling, competing in triathlons, I can really appreciate why campaigns are called races,” says McDonald. “My campaign for county commission has given me an ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, General News Article, Political
Monday, April 30, 2018
4/24 Thursday 9am, Martin County Commission Issues Proclamation Historic Preservation Month 2018 - FREE Commission Chambers, 2401 SE Monterey Road, Stuart. Contact: 772-221-1329; www.martin.fl.us May Thurs-Sun 2pm, Tours of the Historic Seminole Inn** (1926) by Jonnie Wall Flewelling & Iris Wall - FREE Tours of the Inn built by S. Davies Warfield, and lovingly restored by the Wall family, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, April 30, 2018
Stuart, FL– On Tuesday, April 17, 33 students of this year’s Martin Youth LEADERship Program held their eighth monthly session of the school year: CAREER DAY,   Career Day Program Chair, Linda Fitzpatrick (Senior Community Relations Coordinator, Keiser University) welcomed students to Steps to Success, a day for students to learn how to create resumes, interview for jobs and receive an overview ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Monday, April 30, 2018
Yesterday, we were thrilled to welcome more than 450 children, parents and mentors to our annual career exploration event at the Florida Capitol during Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Children joined us to tour two dozen exhibits from a wide variety of organizations, while participating in interactive, hands-on activities and learning about the many career opportunities available to them ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, April 30, 2018
 Beginning April 30, Martin County's Public Works department, in partnership with the Ecosystem and Restoration Management division, will be conducting wildfire mitigation throughout the Gables Nature Preserve in Stuart. Work will involve clearing vegetation within existing firebreak lines to ensure they are properly maintained. Crews will use heavy equipment to clear a variety of vegetation ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, April 30, 2018
The idyllic summer should be carefree – and hunger-free. But that’s not always the case for kids who rely on the school cafeteria for meals.Treasure Coast Food Bank wants to ensure that kids won’t have to worry about getting a meal because school’s out for summer. The Food Bank is recruiting partners who want to help by participating in its Summer Meals program to ensure that students whose ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, April 30, 2018
 VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD VACANCY  The Martin County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications from individuals interested in being considered for appointment to fill a vacancy on the Value Adjustment Board. All individuals serve without compensation and are requested to submit an Application for Appointment to Martin County Administration by Friday, May 25, 2018. For an Application, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, April 30, 2018
STUART, Fla., April 26, 2018 –  Banyan 320 Kitchen and Bar will be offering Cooking classes beginning  Wednesday  May 2.  The classes will follow a theme, which changes each month. May’s focus is “Fresh Made Pasta” and will feature Stuffed Raviolis with farm vegetables and Fresh Pasta with a mushroom cream sauce and herbs. The classes will be broken into two sessions: Session A, which will be held ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Community, Press Release

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