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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
The Education Foundation of Martin County (EFMC) and the Martin County School District (MCSD) are proud to announce that Jensen Beach High School’sJustin Pigott has been named the District’s 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year.   The winner was announced during the Education Foundation of Martin County’s Teacher of the Year Awards Celebration on Friday, November 9, at the Port St. Lucie Civic ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Stuart, FL, Nov. 12, 2018- More than 70 decorated trees, wreaths and holiday centerpieces will dazzle visitors at the 11th Annual Tykes & Teens Festival of Trees & Lights from November 25th-December 1st. The popular week-long event attracted more than 3,000 attendees last year and has become the premier holiday kickoff event in Martin County.  The Festival will take place at Flagler Place, ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Once again this year, Bank of America and Treasure Coast Food Bank have joined forces through Give A Meal, the annual campaign that triples the impact of donations to break the cycle and end hunger in communities like the Treasure Coast and across the country. This is the 7th consecutive year for the annual campaign that gives an additional $2 for every $1 donated.   “We’re so grateful that Bank ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Hobe Sound, FL (November 13, 2018) - The 33rd Annual Hobe Sound Chamber Christmas Parade, presented by O’Donnell Impact Windows & Storm Protection, will commence at 1:00 pm on Saturday, December 1st with its biggest procession to date. Kick-off the holiday season with music, entertainment, “celebrity” and character appearances and community fun. The Arts & Crafts Stroll will be from 10:00 am to ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Nearly 6,000 athletes, spectators, coaches and officials from all over Florida will come to Sailfish Splash Waterpark's Aquatic Center over the next two weekends, November 9-10 and 16-17, for the FHSAA Swimming & Diving Championships.  This is the sixth consecutive year that the FHSAA has hosted its signature meet at Sailfish Splash Waterpark. Todd Foust, Special Facilities Administrator, noted ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, November 09, 2018
Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Florida! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region in January 2019! AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Friday, November 09, 2018
Miami, FL - Amid record rainfall from storms such as Hurricane Irma, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has dramatically reduced the concentration of nutrients found in the Everglades.  "The tremendous investment made by the taxpayers of the state of Florida over the past two decades to improve water quality in the Everglades has paid off," said SFWMD Governing Board Chairman ...read more
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Friday, November 09, 2018
Calendar:     Nov 8 ~ St. Lucie EDC Leaders on the Links Harvest Celebration Reception from 6-9PM. For more info, go to their website.  Nov 9 - 11 ~ Ft Pierce Yacht Club Fall Regatta. To join the fun, contact them at dmkorbey@gmail.com  Nov 10 - 11 ~ Chapman School of Seamanship - CPC 200 - Power Boat Handling. For more info, call 772-283-8130. See below for the complete class ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, November 09, 2018
Miami, FL - The South Florida Water Management District's (SFWMD) Governing Board directed staff today to move ahead and expedite the proposed Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Storage Reservoir project. A staff presentation identified that the District will solicit contractors to begin work on the reservoir project site south of Lake Okeechobee. The Governing Board also voted to fulfill a ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Friday, November 09, 2018
On Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 12:00 pm, the Jensen Beach Chamber of Commerce will begin preparing for the Jensen Beach Pineapple Festival, which will result in complete closures of NE Jensen Beach Boulevard and NE Ricou Terrace from NE Pineapple Avenue to CR-707 (NE Indian River Drive).   The roads are scheduled to reopen by 6:00 am on Monday, November 19, 2018. Motorists are encouraged to ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, November 09, 2018
Miami, FL - The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board on Thursday approved an update of the Lower East Coast Water Supply Plan, a blueprint to ensure there will be enough drinking water for the more than 6 million residents of South Florida's Lower East Coast region. The Lower East Coast Water Supply Plan directly protects water sources in Palm Beach, Broward and ...read more
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Thursday, November 08, 2018
West Palm Beach, FL - A record-setting catch earlier this week is moving the South Florida Water Management District's (SFWMD) Python Elimination Program closer to another significant milestone.  Kyle Penniston, of Homestead, made the solo capture of a 17-foot, 5-inch female Burmese python while hunting on SFWMD lands in Miami-Dade County late Monday night. The mammoth snake weighed in at ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, November 08, 2018
Palm City, Fla. –With the Halloween season come witches, goblins, tricks, and treats, and the Treasure Coast Wildlife Center’s annual “Ghoula” fundraising event. Characters dressed like the fictional Ichabod Crane and the inhabitants of Sleepy Hollow welcomed a sold out crowd of more than 150 guests, sponsors and volunteers into the Western Woods, in this case the South Florida Shooting Club, for ...read more
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Thursday, November 08, 2018
Okeechobee, FL - A dive team from the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) will conduct a series of underwater inspections on District navigation locks to help ensure continued operation of these structures for boaters. To facilitate the inspections, four locks on the Kissimmee River and the north shore of Lake Okeechobee will be temporarily closed on the following ...read more
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Thursday, November 08, 2018
Who:        House of Hope  What:       The Holiday Meal program is in need of donations to provide nearly 400 Martin County households with a traditional turkey dinner for Thanksgiving.  Where:     Any House of Hope pantry location   When:      Now through Nov. 16, 2018.  Why:       House of Hope has a list of nearly 400 Martin County residents who are eligible and in need of help this holiday ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
After visiting devastated counties impacted by Hurricane Michael, I was excited to be in Jackson County last week to announce that they were one of the eight communities awarded project funds through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund.  The Florida Job Growth Grant Fund was created by Governor Scott and the Florida Legislature to provide communities with funding to improve their public ...read more
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Wednesday, November 07, 2018
It food drive time again for families in need throughout the Treasure Coast. Over 200k families are food insecure during the holidays and we can help by hosting and filling up a box. All logistics are handled by White Glove Moving & Storage. Participating is easy. Just email AnnaV@WhiteGloveUSA.net with address and number of small boxes requested to fill. The week of Dec. 12th the White Glove team ...read more
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Wednesday, November 07, 2018
VOTERS BACK FLORIDA CHAMBER CANDIDATESElect 80 of 86 Florida Chamber Endorsed Candidates, Including U.S. Senate, Governor & Cabinet, Supported Constitutional Amendments and 80 Legislative RacesA record 8 million plus Floridians voted in the 2018 general election - besting turnout for a Florida gubernatorial election. And their votes show they agree with the Florida Chamber of Commerce.  After ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, General News Article, Political
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
On Wednesday, November 7, 2018 Martin County will begin parking lot improvements on the north side of the House of Refuge. This work will necessitate intermittent lane closures on SE MacArthur Boulevard, weekdays between 7:30 am and 4:30 pm. The work is anticipated to be complete by December 5, 2018. Motorists and pedestrians are encouraged to exercise caution and expect minor delays.  The Martin ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
 On Monday, November 12, 2018, the Public Works Department will begin a drainage improvement project along SW Dyer Point Road. This work will include adding a drainage pipe underneath SW Dyer Point Road, which will necessitate intermittent lane closures between SW Beachway Avenue and SW Riverway Boulevard between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:00 pm. This work is anticipated to be complete by November ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
On Monday, November 12, 2018, the Public Works Department will begin a drainage improvement project at the intersection of SW Gaines Avenue and SE Fork River Drive. This work will include repair of drainage structures and replacement of aging pipes under the roadway, which will necessitate intermittent lane closures between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:00 pm. This work is anticipated to be complete ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
On Monday, November 26, 2018, the Public Works Department will begin a drainage improvement project along SW Ibis Street. This work will include repair of drainage structures and replacement of a failing pipe under the roadway, which will necessitate intermittent lane closures between SW Mockingbird Lane and SW Pelican Crescent between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:00 pm. This work is anticipated to ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, Public Works will begin applying mulch on the center medians. This work will necessitate intermittent lane closures along SE Indian Street / CR-714 (SW Martin Highway), between US-1 (SE Federal Highway) and SE-714 (SW Martin Downs Boulevard), between the hours of 7:00 am and 6:00 pm. This work is expected to be complete by November 14, 2018. Motorists and pedestrians ...read more
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Monday, November 05, 2018
 The Martin County Health Care Review Board is seeking applications from individuals interested in volunteering to serve on the County Health Care Review Board. All individuals serve without compensation and are requested to submit an Application for Appointment to Martin County Administration by Friday, November 30, 2018. For an Application, please call Martin County Administration at 288.5756 or ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, November 05, 2018
 The Martin County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications from individuals interested in volunteering to serve on the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA). The Community Redevelopment Agency is authorized to carry out all community redevelopment and related activities specified in F.S. § 163.370, with the exception of the powers specifically enumerated in F.S. § 163.358, which shall ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Friday, November 02, 2018
The annual Veterans Day parade and ceremony, sponsored by the Veterans Council of Martin County, will be held on Sunday, November 11 from 10 a.m. to noon in downtown Stuart. Veterans Day is an opportunity to honor all those who served and continue to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces, however this year the observance also marks the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI. In recognition of this ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, November 02, 2018
“We continue to look for efficiencies, conveniences, and ways to serve the taxpayers better and save tax dollars while improving services” reported Ruth “Ski” Pietruszewski, Martin County Tax Collector.   If you choose to pay your tax bill in person, we have a new drive-thru window at our Palm City location with staff waiting to speedily take your tax payment. Your taxes may be dropped off at ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Friday, November 02, 2018
Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith has been regionally ranked in two categories by U.S. News Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for the 9th year in a row. The Firm is ranked in Personal Injury Litigation and Insurance Law based on a rigorous evaluation process. Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith is a third-generation law firm that has been representing injured clients and their families across the state of ...read more
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Friday, November 02, 2018
On January 28, Mary “May” Smyth will be honored by The Library Foundation of Martin County as the 2019 recipient of the Kiplinger Literacy Award.   The award will be presented at the Kiplinger Literacy Award Luncheon, held at Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club in Palm City. Knight Kiplinger, editor-in-chief of Kiplinger Publications, will be the keynote speaker.   “Over the years, May has ...read more
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Friday, November 02, 2018
WhatWelcome home celebration for Martin County Fire Rescue crew. This three member team was part of Engine Strike Team 502, comprised of fire rescue crews from Martin, Orange, Volusia and Seminole counties.WhenThursday, November 1ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL 7:30 p.m.WhereMartin County Fire Rescue Fleet Services 951 SE Ruhnke Street, Stuart, FLPhoto/Video OpportunitiesStrike Team members Families ...read more
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Friday, November 02, 2018
THOUGHT-PROVOKING FILM COMING TO THE MARTIN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT AS PART OF MENTAL WELLNESS INITIATIVE    STUART, FL - Each and every day, someone is waiting for another person to notice they are broken or alone. What happens when we don't pay attention? The Martin County School District will bring Listen, a full-length, narrative film inspired by real youth dying for someone to truly hear ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, November 02, 2018
HBK CPAs & Consultants (HBK) announced today the signing of an agreement under which the former Michael W. Monahan, CPA firm becomes part of HBK. The merger marks an expanded presence in the Sarasota, Florida region for HBK, a Top 100 firm according to the rankings of both Accounting Today and Inside Public Accounting magazines. “We are pleased to welcome Mike into the HBK family and look ...read more
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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
The Martin Metropolitan Planning Organization is pleased to announce the 2019 Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) application cycle.  TAP is authorized under Federal Legislation and provides funding for projects, including on-/off-road pedestrian and bicycle facilities and infrastructure projects for enhanced mobility.  (Please note:  TAP funding does not cover design costs, permitting, ...read more
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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
On October 27th, The Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast hosted its Annual Tricks and Treats event from 2-4 PM. Admission for this event was only $5 per person and included museum exploration and pop-up candy stations throughout all of our exhibits. The kids dressed up in their costumes and with their candy buckets in tow, walked through the museum gathering their Halloween treasures. The ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Calix recognizes six broadband service providers for outstanding achievements at ConneXions Event in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS – October 31, 2018 – Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) today announced the winners of the 2018 Calix Innovation Awards. Local Treasure Coast firm, ITS Fiber was presented with The Calix Innovation Award for Innovations in Subscriber Experience, their second Innovation Award from the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
  The latest data from the Florida Chamber’s Early Voting Dashboard shows that as of this morning, 3,424,919 voters have cast their ballots, with 1,943,151 vote-by-mail (VBM) ballots returned and 1,481,768 early ballots cast. Total turnout currently stands at 25.92 percent. Total votes cast so far in the 2018 in-person early voting (EV) window have now exceeded the final totals from 2014. This ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
FOR AVIATION AND MARINE TRAINING FORT PIERCE, FL - Governor Rick Scott announced on October 30, 2018, that the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) has awarded a $1.53 million grant to Indian River State College (IRSC) through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund. This award will allow IRSC to expand its nationally recognized model of workforce training and industry partnerships into a ...read more
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Tuesday, October 30, 2018
On October 30, the Florida Forest Service, in cooperation with Martin County's Ecosystem Restoration and Management Division, plans to conduct a prescribed burn at Hawks Hammock Preserve. The burn will impact approximately 190 acres of pine flatwoods and marsh habitat. Due to safety concerns it will be necessary to close the park during the burn and for several days after the burn. Hawks Hammock ...read more
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Tuesday, October 30, 2018
On Thursday, November 1, 2018 Pike Electric will begin a FP&L pole replacement project on SE Indian Street. This work will necessitate an eastbound lane closure between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:00 pm on SE Indian Street, just east of US-1(SE Federal Highway).   The work is anticipated to be complete by November 7, 2018. Motorists are encouraged to exercise caution and expect minor delays.  The ...read more
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Monday, October 29, 2018
The Martin County School District named its 2018-2019 Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year on Friday, honoring two veteran educators with this year's awards.  Dr. Chris Jones of J.D. Parker Elementary School was named Principal of the Year and Cristina "Crissy" Smith of Pinewood Elementary School was recognized as the Assistant Principal of the Year. Superintendent Laurie J. Gaylord ...read more
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Monday, October 29, 2018
FALL CLEANUP AT RIO NATURE PARK8:30 AM, Saturday, November 3rd150 N.W. Alice Street, RioAll are welcome to help trim vegetation andclean up Rio Nature Park on Saturday,November 3rd from 8:30 till 11:00 AM.If possible, please bring gardening gloves, clippers and loppers.  Some gardening tools and gloves will be available.    Refreshments, T-shirts and insect repellent are provided by Keep Martin ...read more
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Monday, October 29, 2018
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Monday, October 29, 2018
The Martin County Board of County Commissioners presents two showings of the award-winning documentary "Toxic Puzzle - Hunt for the Hidden Killer" at the Blake Library in Stuart. The film, directed by Bo Landin and narrated by Harrison Ford, will be shown on Thursday, November 1 at 6 p.m. and Friday, November 2 at 2 p.m. The screening of the movie will be followed by a Q&A session with local ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, October 29, 2018
On Wednesday, October 31, 2018, the Martin County Sheriff's Office will be hosting their Trunk or Treat event. This event will result in the closure of SE Willoughby Boulevard, between SE Ruhnke Street and just south of SR-714 (SE Monterey Road), between the hours of 5:00 pm and 9:00 pm. Motorist and pedestrians are encouraged to exercise caution and seek alternate routes.  The Martin County Road ...read more
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Friday, October 26, 2018
HBK CPAs & Consultants (HBK) announced today it has entered a sponsorship agreement with the Philadelphia Flyers National Hockey League franchise through which HBK was named the Flyers’ “Official Accounting Firm.” The partnership is effective immediately. “We are excited to announce our new partnership with this great team,” noted HBK CEO and Managing Principal Christopher M. Allegretti, CPA. ...read more
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Friday, October 26, 2018
The grand opening of Martin County Library System'snewest idea lab will take place November 14 at 6:00 p.m. at the Hoke Library, 1150 NW Jack Williams Way. The public is invited to participate in this free after-hours event sponsored by the Friends of the Martin County Library System, that fulfills a long-range goal of implementing idea labs at all six library branches. "Your Sm(art) Home" ...read more
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
For some families who struggle to make ends meet, the sights and sounds of the holidays are a source of stress instead of joy. But Treasure Coast Food Bank wants to make sure no one stresses over food this season. The Great Treasure Coast Holiday Food and Fund Drive begins this month so everyone can enjoy traditional holiday dinners as well as stress-free meals throughout the holiday season, and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
WhatMartin County Commissioners, community leaders and residents will come together to celebrate the addition of the Hobe Sound Scrub Preserve (aka the Hamm property) to the county's inventory of environmentally significant lands. Ecosystems staff will conduct a short guided walk on the property, after the dedication. WhenWednesday, October 24 at 10:30 a.mWhere12260 SE Dixie Highway Hobe Sound, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, October 24, 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 November 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: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
  Over his lifetime, Tom Walsh built one of the largest hotel management companies in the world. The Ocean Properties portfolio features over 100 hotels from Canada to Florida and includes Martin County's newest luxury hotel, the Hutchinson Shores Resort and Spa. Mr. Wash's investment in our area exemplified his commitment to Martin County and the Treasure Coast. "It is with tremendous sadness ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, October 22, 2018
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) for the past few years has been engaged in a study to determine how saltwater intrusion caused by sea level rise is impacting the peat that makes up much of the habitat in America's Everglades.  Peat soils consist of decomposed plant materials that accumulate very slowly over hundreds of years. Saltwater intrusion changes the characteristics of ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, October 22, 2018
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) and its partners on the Restoration, Coordination and Verification (RECOVER) working group, a team of state and federal agencies focused on Everglades restoration, are engaged in a study to determine how much progress has been made so far in ongoing efforts to restore America's Everglades. This assessment is key to a recommendation made by the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, October 22, 2018
Weichert(r) Affiliated Offices in the Port Saint Lucie Area Welcome New Team Members Port Saint Lucie, FL (Grassroots Newswire) October 18, 2018 -- Weichert(r) affiliated offices in the Port Saint Lucie area have recently added the following individuals to their team. * Erin Smith, who joins a dedicated team of knowledgeable agents at Weichert, Realtors(r) - Integrity Group, located at 2361 SE ...read more
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Monday, October 22, 2018
On Monday, October 22, 2018 Pike Electric will begin a FP&L pole replacement project on SE Indian Street. This work will necessitate an eastbound lane closure between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:00 pm on SE Indian Street, just east of US-1(SE Federal Highway).   The work is anticipated to be complete by October 26, 2018. Motorists are encouraged to exercise caution and expect minor delays.  The ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, October 22, 2018
WhatWelcome home celebration for Martin County Fire Rescue responders. This two member team was part of Ambulance Strike Team 502, along with crews from Osceola, Kissimmee, Apopka, St. Cloud, Ocoee, Sminole, Sanford and New Smyrna fire departments.WhenFriday, October 19 ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL 12:30 p.m.WhereMartin County Fire Rescue Fleet Services 951 SE Ruhnke Street, Stuart, FLPhoto/Video ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, October 22, 2018
Palm Beach Gardens, November 2018 – The Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council is partnering with residents to fight against hunger in the South East Florida Area during the annual Scouting for Food initiative. In 2017, 40 million Americans—including 6.5 million children— lived in households that were food insecure, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. This means these ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, October 22, 2018
 Today, Martin County welcomed home the first of two teams assisting with Hurricane Michael relief efforts. This two-member team is part of Ambulance Strike Team 502, which deployed on October 10 with crews from Osceola, Kissimmee, Apopka, St. Cloud, Ocoee, Seminole, Sanford and New Smyrna fire departments."We're proud to take part in providing lifesaving efforts to residents and visitors in the ...read more
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Monday, October 22, 2018
Sealed Proposal packages shall be received by the Martin County School District (MCSD) Purchasing Department on the date, time, and location listed below, at which time all proposals shall be publicly announced. All sealed proposals must be received and time stamped in the Purchasing Office, either by mail or hand delivery, on or before the date and time referenced below. Proposals received after ...read more
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Monday, October 22, 2018
Florida's long-awaited fall weather is almost here, and we know the perfect way to celebrate! Enjoy ALL that the 2018 Audi Stuart Air Show has to offer by joining us at Witham Field on November 2 - 4 and treat yourself to some incredible upgrade options like our craft beer garden located right on the show line, VIP seating to get up close to the action, our Bomber Squadron lunch with drinks, and ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, October 22, 2018
RuthPietruszewski, Tax Collector for Martin County, has earned a special designation for excellence in the field of financial operations.   The process involved for consideration of the Legacy Award is rigorous and includes a comprehensive review of the financial functions of the Tax Collector’s Office, to include a meticulous review, by a judging panel, of the Tax Collectors’ financial records, ...read more
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Monday, October 22, 2018
On Thursday, October 25, 2018, South Fork High School will host its Homecoming Parade. The following roads will be closed to traffic between 5:00 and 8:00 pm:    SE Saturn Street from SE Dixie Highway to SE Hercules Avenue, SE Hercules Avenue from SE Saturn Street to SE Olympus Street, SE Olympus Street from SE Hercules Avenue to SE Venus Street, SE Venus Street from SE Olympus to SE Dixie ...read more
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today, that the Business Recovery Center located in Sarasota, Florida will temporarily close on Saturday, Oct. 20 and will  resume its regular scheduled hours on Monday Oct. 22.   SBA’s Customer Service Representatives continue to operate at the temporary location to answer program questions, assist in applying for an SBA disaster loan and ...read more
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
The Martin Artisans Guild will be hosting the third annual Martin County Open Studio Tour (art studio tour), January 19, 20 & 21, 2019. There will be thirty-three artists hosting their work in twenty-three studio locations during the weekend event, which runs from 10 am to 5 pm all three days. The art studio tour features local artists working in a wide range of mediums: painting, drawing, ...read more
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
The Roseann Gregory Cancer Foundation has donated $12,000 to Molly’s House, a healthcare hospitality house in Historic Downtown Stuart.  Molly's House was the dream project of Molly Sharkey, who was diagnosed with chronic myelocytic leukemia when she was twelve-years-old.  During the next six years Molly and her family traveled the country trying to find treatment for her rare type of leukemia, ...read more
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
Fitch Ratings, a global leader in financial information services, recently announced a "AA" rating for Martin County's water and sewer revenue bonds. According to Fitch, "AA" ratings indicate high credit quality, representing a very strong capacity for payment of financial commitments along with expectations of very low default risk.Key rating drivers in affirming the "AA" rating include solid ...read more
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) and its partner agencies in the Restoration, Coordination and Verification (RECOVER) working group focused on Everglades restoration are engaged in a study determining what areas of America's Everglades could be most vulnerable to environmental harm from factors like sea level rise in the future. This vulnerability study is one of several ways ...read more
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
As the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) continues its progress on Everglades restoration efforts, the District is also implementing adaptive management guidance as laid out by the Committee on Independent Scientific Review of Everglades Restoration Progress (CISRERP). This process ensures the District is incorporating all the latest science and data into the planning, construction ...read more
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
The Republican Executive Committee of Martin County invites all Republicans in the county to join us at our October meetingWhere: The Palm City Civic Center at 770 SW 34th St In Palm CityWhen: Oct. 18, 2018 Thurs evening at 6pmWho: Campaign managers to give updatesGuest Speaker:  Andrew Polluck, whose daughter was a Parkland victim                                  Get out the Vote!              ...read more
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
It’s the perfect time to advertise your business or events as our Season is in full swing during this time of year. The 2018-19 Season has new energy, new shows that has already generated new members. The Lyric will be packed with returning residents and visitors who will be filling seats and streets in our area. It’s the busiest time of year!   The Winter magazine will be distributed from ...read more
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
 The Stuart/Martin County Chamber of Commerce has created the SMC Insurance Association LLC Association Health Plan, providing small employers (2-50) with the opportunity to be rated based upon large group rating rules and plan designs. The Stuart/Martin County Chamber is one of the first business organizations in the nation to offer its members access to an association health plan under revised ...read more
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Outdoor enthusiasts will have an opportunity next week to provide input and support for the South Florida Water Management District's (SFWMD) current recreation program at one of Southwest Florida's premier public lands.  The Water Resources Analysis Coalition's (WRAC) quarterly Recreational Issues Forum will focus on the Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Management Area. The CREW ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The School District of Martin County, Florida 2845 S.E. Dixie Highway Stuart, FL. 34997 Request for Proposals DISTRICT PLUMBING SERVICES RFP# 5002-0-0-2019/NASealed Proposal packages from qualified firms or individuals to provide District Plumbing Services shall be received by the Martin County School District Purchasing Department on the date, time, and location listed below, at which time all ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The Friends of the Martin County Library System, Inc. and the Martin County Library System are delighted to host the annual Season's Readings program with a goal of delivering 300 books to 3-to-5 year-olds enrolled in a Martin County program with the Early Learning Coalition. Beginning November 15, patrons are invited to visit their local library and select a paper ornament bearing a child's first ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
There are indications that Red Tide has reached Indian River County and we are working closely with the Indian River County Department of Health to assess conditions. There have been reports of sporadic dead fish and mild respiratory irritation. There are no Indian River County beach closures at this time. The Department of Health is collecting samples for both confirmation and the potential level ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
 On Saturday, October 20, 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: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, October 15, 2018
If you live in the Treasure Coast and surrounding areas and haven’t been to the Stuart Air Show yet, you have no idea what you’re missing and The Law Offices of Travis R. Walker, P.A. is joining in on the fun this year!  We are proud to be a sponsor of the Stuart Air Show for the first time this year and will be participating with a booth at the show, attendance at the Dirty Flight Suit Party, and ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, October 15, 2018
Local residents and parents Nicala Tyo and Andrea Asciutto-Houck have launched The Literacy Collaborative of South Florida, an organization to help parents give their children confidence and success in reading. Tyo and Asciutto-Houck are both experienced teachers of multiple grade levels, hold graduate degrees in reading, are published authors and worked as literacy coaches for the Martin ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, October 15, 2018
North Palm Beach, Fl: Managing Director Donna M. Carbone announced that the Burt Reynolds Institute will honor veterans with a production of her play Shell of a ManNovember 15-16-17, 2018. Shell of a Man is based on the life of an actual Vietnam veteran and focuses on the effects of his 45-plus year battle with PTSD. Her goal is to personalize this much talked about but barely understood condition ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, October 15, 2018
 On October 16, the Florida Forest Service, in cooperation with Martin County's Ecosystem Restoration and Management Division, plans to conduct a prescribed burn at Hawks Hammock Preserve. The burn will impact approximately 50 acres of pine flatwoods and marsh habitat. Due to safety concerns it will be necessary to close the park during the burn and for several days after the burn. Hawks Hammock ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest

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