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Friday, July 20, 2018
Today, Florida Sugarcane Farmers released the below statement from Ardis Hammock, owner and operator of Frierson Farms in Moore Haven, and launched lakeokeechobeeinfo.org“Sugarcane farmers have a long and proud history of working with Florida Governors on both sides of the aisle, dating back to when sugarcane was first planted in Southwest Dade County in the 1920s. As an industry today, we proudly ...read more
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Friday, July 20, 2018
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has been working around the clock to lower water levels in the conservation areas and create capacity for sending more Lake Okeechobee water south. By installing additional temporary pumps and taking other operational actions, the District is doing its part to mitigate the high water emergency caused by record May rainfall.   SFWMD Hydrology and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Friday, July 20, 2018
The Martin County Tourist Development Council (TDC) extends our deepest condolences to the family of longtime Stuart resident Bernie Malone. Martin County has lost one of its finest community and tourism leaders with his passing. Bernie served on the Martin County Tourist Development Council (TDC) from 2005 to 2017, and he brought his passion for his community and events to the position. After ...read more
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Friday, July 20, 2018
There's still time to join the challenge! Celebrate Parks and Recreation Month in Martin County by showing your love for our parks and being fit! Complete at least 6 of the 9 challenges listed for a chance to win awesome prizes! Only the first 10 complete challenge entries received will win! The challenge ends July 31. Learn more > 
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, July 20, 2018
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) has activated a survey to evaluate damage to businesses as a result of discharges and algae blooms. Information obtained from the survey will help the DEO develop a strategy to provide relief to business owners. Take survey >
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, July 20, 2018
Health Department offers immunizations to help students be ready to start school on time. Contact: Renay Rouse Renay.Rouse@FLHealth.gov 772-631-6008 (Martin County, FL) – With the start of school less than one month away, the Florida Department of Health is urging parents and caregivers to be sure that their student’s immunizations are up to date for school entry. “We want all kids to start ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, July 19, 2018
STUART, FL - The Martin County School District has announced the list of sites where students will be served breakfast and lunch at no charge under the National School Lunch / School Breakfast Programs for the 2018-2019 school year. This program is a part of the USDA’s Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). The sites are:   Willoughby Learning Center J.D. Parker ElementaryPinewood ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, July 19, 2018
ANNOUNCE YOUR NEW SEASON  Snowbirds have been getting information about our Season and our Advertisers all spring and summer long. Now it is that time of year when thousands come back to our area to enjoy Entertainment, Dining and Shopping in Historic Downtown Stuart.This Fall Issue announces the upcoming 2018-19 Season at The Lyric and tickets will be on sale to the general public.This is a ...read more
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Thursday, July 19, 2018
 On Tuesday, July 24, 2018, Florida Power & Light (Southeastern Traffic Supply) will begin working a project at three different locations on SE Normand Street. This work will necessitate intermittent lane closures between SE Camino Avenue and SE Evergreen Avenue weekdays between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:30 pm. The project is anticipated to be complete by August 13, 2018. Motorists are encouraged ...read more
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Thursday, July 19, 2018
 On Wednesday, July 25, 2018 AT&T will begin fiber optic work on SE Dixie Highway. This work will necessitate intermittent lane closures between SE Airport Road north to the railroad track crossing, weekdays between 9:00 am and 3:30 pm. This work is anticipated to be complete by July 27, 2018.   Motorists are encouraged to exercise caution and to use alternate routes through this area.   The ...read more
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Thursday, July 19, 2018
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Thursday, July 19, 2018
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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Last week, we lost a true Everglades champion and one of the Everglades Foundation’s founding members, Nathaniel P. Reed, who passed away on Wednesday, July 11th.   He dedicated his life to public service and the protection of natural resources, helping establish The Everglades Foundation and serving on the Board of Directors for 25 years.    He served six Florida Governors and two U.S. ...read more
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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Learn about “Digital Transformation” this Wednesday, July 18, 4:30 p.m., during the Stuart Martin County Chamber of Commerce Business Technology Expo at the Wolf Technology Center of IRSC on Salerno Road, Stuart, FL,  By the end of this year, 2018, 32 billion smart digital devices, four for every woman, man and child on the planet, NOT including phones, PCs and tablets, will connect to and ...read more
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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
PALM CITY, Fla. (July 17, 2018) – In an effort to raise awareness regarding the importance of pet adoptions, the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast and photographer Adam Goldberg are collaborating on a “Drive Adoptions” campaign.   Goldberg is a traveling pet photographer who holds pet photo fundraisers for shelters across the United States. The project involves Goldberg taking photos of ...read more
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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
THE GRACE PLACE ANNOUNCES GLOBAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT IN STUART FL AUGUST 9/10  WILLOW CREEK ASSOCIATION Experts Challenge 445,000 People to Maximize Their Influence   July 18, 2018 – STUART, FL - THE GRACE PLACE announces they will be a local Premier Host Site for the 24th Global Leadership Summit on August 9 and 10.   The diverse faculty of presenters challenge people to maximize their ...read more
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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
STUART—Good news for Martin County students who rode the bus last year.  The new Martin County School District bus transportation policy ensures they will continue to do so for the 2018-2019 school year—so as long as they are returning to the same school.  “This is part of a comprehensive effort around bus ridership to provide as much continuity as possible for students, parents, grandparents ...read more
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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
HBKS® Wealth Advisors (HBKS®) is one of the nation’s top 100 registered investment advisors (RIAs) as measured by assets under management. With more than $3.5 billion under management, HBKS® ranks 95th on list of 700 firms in the 2018 ranking by Financial Advisor Magazine. HBKS® ranked 100th on the list last year and 102nd in 2016, and has been included in the rankings since 2012.  “The ...read more
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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
STUART—Curious what “categoricals” are and how these underfunded state mandates impact local K-12 public education? Did you know that 40 percent of the funds Martin County property owners pay in real estate taxes for education are distributed to other school districts around the state? What will happen to music, art, drama, band, chorus, high school athletics, science fairs, field trips, ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
 West Palm Beach, FL - The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) on Thursday approved a public-private partnership with the Lykes Brighton Valley LLC that will create the Brighton Valley Northern Everglades Public-Private Partnership Project. This project will treat water in the Lake Okeechobee watershed over the next decade.     "Every gallon stored counts in situations like the ...read more
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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Weichert(r) Fast Track Training Offers Competitive Edge For Local Real Estate Professionals Stuart, FL (Grassroots Newswire) July 17, 2018 -Weichert, Realtors(r) - Integrity Group, located in Stuart, is proud to announce that Real Estate Sales Associate Robert Crowley successfully completed the Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. Fast Track training. The training helps quickly bring new ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, July 16, 2018
We are in a war for our water - for the health and safety of our families, our environment and our local economy. War is one thing that I can speak about very well. In any war there are many battles. Sometimes you win the day and sometimes, even when you’ve done absolutely everything possible, you don’t. But the way I was raised and the way I was trained in the military, you always go back out the ...read more
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Monday, July 16, 2018
Catch the Wave of Hope is actively pursuing the necessary steps for opening our home for trafficked girls locally! We are raising the needed one million dollars to provide all services required by the Department of Children and Families for the state of Florida, along with medical, therapeutic, and provision of 24 hour staff.    CWH is incredibly grateful for all of the donations that came in ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, July 16, 2018
Tickets are available to the public on August 6thCall Heather Long, Membership Director at 772-220-1942, ext 204 or*  *  *  *Rickie Lee JonesThursday, September 27th at 7pm  She’s the Duchess of Coolsville. She lives in New Orleans, on the other side of the street made famous by Tennessee Williams. She’s won two Grammy Awards in a career spanning five decades and embracing rock, R & B, blues, ...read more
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Monday, July 16, 2018
Better Business Bureau Serving Southeast Florida and the Caribbean is excited to announce the official launch of its online educational platform Business Training On Demand. This tool will provide business owners and staff the opportunity to acquire knowledge about basic key topics that can improve their business and their approach to consumer interaction.  The platform consists of 15 educational ...read more
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Friday, July 13, 2018
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) introduced legislation today aimed at helping small business owners impacted by the toxic algal blooms plaguing South Florida’s waterways.  “These toxic algae blooms are having a real impact on the local businesses and economies that depend on our state’s waterways,” Nelson said. “We need to do everything we can to help the small business owners who, through no ...read more
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Friday, July 13, 2018
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) this week is taking additional actions to lower water levels in the conservation areas to create capacity for sending more Lake Okeechobee water south by utilizing Gov. Rick Scott's state of emergency declaration.  The declaration of state of emergency, which follows an emergency order that Gov. Scott directed the Florida Department of ...read more
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Friday, July 13, 2018
Property owners will pay no more in District taxes next year after Governing Board locks in rolled-back rates                     West Palm Beach- For the eighth consecutive year, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board has acted to protect taxpayers from increased taxes.  The Governing Board reviewed a tentative budget for the next fiscal year and approved locking ...read more
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Friday, July 13, 2018
Contact: Florida Department of Health in Martin County Benjamin Juengst Benjamin.Juengst@FLHealth.gov 772-221-4000 x2154 Martin County, FL —The Florida Department of Health in Martin County (DOH) is issuing a health advisory for the vicinity of St. Lucie Lock and Phipps Park based on water sampling results from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). DEP conducted sampling ...read more
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Friday, July 13, 2018
Contact: Donna Gordon, Administration, 772.288.5756 or dgordon@martin.fl.us  Business Development Board Vacancies  The Business Development Board of Martin County is seeking applications from individuals interested in being considered for appointment to fill vacancies on the Business Development Board. All individuals serve without compensation and are requested to submit an ...read more
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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Today, VISIT FLORIDA announced its FY 2018-2019 Board of Directors and industry committees. Numerous VISIT FLORIDA Partners, including some of the industry's foremost experts, have been selected to represent the tourism industry for the new term.  Lino Maldonado, Vice President of Operations, Growth, and Innovation for Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America, is the new Chair of the 2018-2019 ...read more
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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
   PALMETTO BAY, Fla. — Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, has issued the following statement in response to the White House Office of Management and Budget reporting favorably on the Everglades Reservoir:   “After 18 years of unnecessary delay, Florida is finally poised to move forward with the solution that scientists and policymakers alike have long known is indispensable to ...read more
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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Why vote for Judges?   At the bottom of the midterm  ballot, below the race for governor, senator and sheriff are the local races for judge.  Florida’s Constitution provides that judges be elected by the people. Trial judges are appointed to fill vacancies, but otherwise they are elected by the people.       Lou Larsen has far more legal experience than his opponents.     Each and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Political
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Big Brothers Big Sisters School to Work Student Receives ScholarshipKettie joined the School to Work program last summer with aspirations of gaining experience in preparation for her dream of becoming a teacher. School to Work is Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties newest program that offers a unique integration of mentoring, skill training, and pathways to career and ...read more
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Monday, July 09, 2018
CenterState Bank is excited to announce that Karen Gilmore joined the company as a Residential Loan Officer in June 2018. Ms. Gilmore is a veteran in the mortgage industry and has been hired by CenterState to continue providing exceptional service and quality loans to those purchasing a new home.    Karen Gilmore joins CenterState Bank with more than 24 years of mortgage experience. Ms. Gilmore ...read more
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Monday, July 09, 2018
July 5, 2018  High Water Emergency SituationLatest measures taken to lower water levels include installing temporary pumps, raising water level in L-29 Canal   Click on the image to watch the latest video update from SFWMD Chief Engineer John Mitnik on the installation of temporary pumps and other measures being taken to alleviate the high water emergency situation. West Palm Beach, FL ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, July 09, 2018
    Brightline is using the BuzzBoxx to give back to the homeless and youth communities.    Brightline is hopeful to expand to the Tampa Bay RegionAt the end of June, Brightline confirmed it submitted an unsolicited proposal to lease a portion of right of way from the Florida Department of Transportation and Central Florida Expressway to expand its privately funded passenger ...read more
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Monday, July 09, 2018
July is National Park and Recreation Month and Martin County Parks and Recreation staffwants to CHALLENGE YOU to stay active and visit our parks! During the month of July, complete at least 6 of the 9 challenges listed for a chance to win awesome prizes! Don't delay, only the first 10 complete challenge entries received by 11:59 p.m. July 31 will win a prize!Here's how it worksVisit our parks and ...read more
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Thursday, July 05, 2018
Season Tickets On Sale Now to Lyric Members!  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!Tickets are available to the public on September 4th.*   *   *   *   *Some Our Exciting 2018-2019 Highlights Include:Chinese Warriors of Peking A Peter White Christmas Jane Lynch "A Swinging ...read more
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Thursday, July 05, 2018
Although we're all “seeing green” right now, we should also pause for red, white and blue. As we celebrate the past 242 years of independence this 4th of July, remember the many reasons to be thankful for our freedom. What a gift! America has been great, is great, and will continue to be great as long as we work together and remember those who fought for us, sacrificed for us and gave us the ...read more
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Thursday, July 05, 2018
Environmental activist Maggy Hurchalla can no longer hope for a mistrial. The Fourth District Court of Appeal rejected Hurchalla’s complaints July 3 about the foreman of the Martin County jury that awarded $4.3 million to Lake Point Restoration for Hurchalla’s interference in its contracts with Martin County and the South Florida Water Management District. Hurchalla, a former longtime county ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, July 05, 2018
An Update about the Harbor Branch Foundation’s Litigationwith Florida Atlantic University:   In March 2017, the Harbor Branch Foundation was forced to file a lawsuit against Florida Atlantic University (FAU) because of FAU’s attempt to exert undue and improper control over the Foundation’s management and grant-making functions.   The Foundation has attempted in good faith to resolve the ...read more
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Thursday, July 05, 2018
Categories: Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Southeast Florida – In support of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) vision of creating strong community partnerships, safeguarding Florida’s natural resources and enhancing its ecosystems, DEP’s Southeast District will present the second annual Superior Excellence Distinction (S.E.D) Award. This award will recognize an organization’s exceptional achievements in ...read more
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Tuesday, July 03, 2018
To the residents of North River Shores:  Martin County is pleased to inform you that the septic to sewer conversion and stormwater drainage system project is scheduled to begin in your neighborhood the week of July 9, 2018.  The contractor will be placing materials and pipes along the roadway within the road right of way and utility easements. While construction is underway, crews will make ...read more
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Tuesday, July 03, 2018
 Beginning Monday, July 9, 2018 the Martin County Public Works Department will perform bridge deck repairs on the Veterans Memorial Bridge. The work will take place in the east bound lanes of SW Martin Highway immediately west of SW Kanner Highway. Expect temporary lane closures during the day. Please use caution around work zones and obey the posted speed limits. This work is expected to be ...read more
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Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Celebrities announced for 2018 Dancing with Martin StarsMARTIN COUNTY – Seven local celebrities will grace the stage at this year’s eighth annual Dancing with the Martin Stars.Since June, these twinkle-toed superstars have been polishing their fancy footwork and raising money for Martin County Healthy Start Coalition’s biggest fundraising event of the year, set for Sept. 22 at the Lyric Theatre. ...read more
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Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Splash into Parks and Recreation month   In celebration of National Parks and Recreation month, Martin County residents are invited to splash for FREE, Thursday, July 5 at Sailfish Splash Waterpark! To take advantage of the free admission, residents will be required to present a valid photo identification card showing a Martin County address. Admission to the waterpark on July 5 will be allowed ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, July 02, 2018
Martin County is pleased to announce that a new agenda system, Legistar, is now live for the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC). Initially, the system will be used only for BOCC meeting agendas and will enable Martin County to increase open government and transparency for citizens. Beginning with the July 10 Board of County Commissioners meeting, residents will be able to utilize the new system ...read more
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Monday, July 02, 2018
HBKS® Wealth Advisors (HBKS) is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2018 edition of the Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers. The list recognizes top independent RIA firms from across the U.S.   This is the fifth annual FT 300 list, and the fifth appearance on the list for HBKS, the wealth management business of HBK CPAs & Consultants (HBK). The Top 300 is produced ...read more
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Monday, July 02, 2018
In keeping with their commitment to preserving the environment, the owners of The Twisted Tuna ditch the plastic for new eco friendly biodegradable straws. The largest waterfront restaurant in Martin County Florida continues to set the example for others to follow. The Twisted Tuna has ditched its use of plastic straws once and for all in exchange for new eco-friendly biodegradable ones. The ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, July 02, 2018
It is said that a dose of Shakespeare is good for all of us:  the Bard continues to teach lessons about good versus evil some 400 years after his time, and “Macbeth” has endured the centuries very well.  Never boring, with characters bigger than life, the play has an underlying theme that is perhaps as relevant today as ever.  “Macbeth” offers a chilling narrative of influence and the siren call ...read more
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Monday, July 02, 2018
WE HAVE SO MUCH GOING ON AND WE NEED YOUR HELP!!JULY IS A JAM PACKED MONTH:FIRST WE WOULD LIKE TO WISH ALL OUR MEMBERS, SPONSORS, FRIENDS AND FAMILIES A VERYHAPPY 4TH OF JULY!! BE SAFE AND ENJOY AMERICA'S BIRTHDAY.JULY 14th: We have a "LAST Minute" OPPORTUNITY to participate in the FAMILY FUN DAY AT SANDSPRIT PARK ON JULY 14TH.  FUN FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES.  CHECK OUT THE EVENT ON THE MARTIN COUNTY ...read more
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Monday, July 02, 2018
Still facing criminal charges for alleged public records violations in 2013, Martin County Commissioner Sarah Heard, a Republican, filed for re-election June 22 on the last day of the qualifying period. She paid the $3,810 qualifying fee from a $5,000 loan to herself and rented a post office box in Palm City. A Rocky Point resident, Heard is seeking her fifth four-year term as the District 4 ...read more
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Monday, July 02, 2018
Have you always had a dream of owning your own business, but were unsure how to go about it? See What the first Graduating Class for the SCORE Treasure Coast “Simple Steps for Starting a Business” workshop Series had to say :  “I started my business 4 years ago and had to try to learn all the requirements, without support. Had I spent the time in a class like this I would have saved a lot of ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Charles E. Geary is a fourth generation Martin County resident and has practiced law on the Treasure Coast for over thirty-five years. After graduating from Martin County High School, Chuck attended The University of Florida where he graduated with a B.A. in Economics. While at the University of Florida, he served with the Honor Court and was a member of the Alfa Kapa Psi Fraternity. He attended ...read more
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
School District of Martin County, Florida 2845 S.E. Dixie Highway Stuart, FL. 34997 Request for Proposals PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF INTERACTIVE FLAT PANELS RFP -MCSD 5005-0-2018NA Sealed proposals from qualified firms or individuals to supply and install interactive flat panels will be received at the Martin County School District Purchasing Office on the date, time, and location listed ...read more
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
West Palm Beach, FL - The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) today released its latest SOUNDSCIENCE podcast with special guest and new SFWMD Governing Board Member Carlos Diaz.  Diaz, of Broward County, was appointed by Gov. Rick Scott before the SFWMD Governing Board's June meeting. He stopped by during his first meeting to discuss his priorities for his time serving on the ...read more
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
West Palm Beach, FL - A month into the wet season after record May rainfall fell across the region, a public-private partnership between the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) and the Caulkins Citrus Company has been working at full capacity to store local stormwater runoff and help reduce U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' discharges from Lake Okeechobee to the St. Lucie ...read more
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
West Palm Beach, FL - Following decisive direction from Gov. Rick Scott and an emergency order issuance by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) today implemented an array of new actions adding to current efforts already underway to lower lake levels and move more water into the conservation areas caused by record May ...read more
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
TROY, Mich., June 26, 2018 – In its sixth consecutive year of inclusion, Rehmann was once again named by the Accounting MOVE Project as one of the Best CPA Firms for Women. The list, released by the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance, recognized 12 firms that provide: Consistent, measurable progress in advancing womenProven and continually evolving programs that retain and advance ...read more
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
STUART -With new milestones being reached almost monthly this past year at House of Hope, staff and volunteers are now celebrating the agency’s most significant rating from Charity Navigator- a coveted four star score of 98.23 percent. By measuring House of Hope’s transparency, efficiency, financial stability and integrity, America's largest and most-utilized charity evaluator has deemed House ...read more
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
United Way of Martin County took a major step to make sure children start school ready to learn, graduate more students, lift families and individuals to financial stability and create a healthier community by investing $2,204,848 million in the community in 2018-2019. As part of this impact, United Way today announced community impact grant awards for 47 local programs and initiatives totaling ...read more
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Stuart, FL (Grassroots Newswire) June 26, 2018 -- Weichert, Realtors(r) - Integrity Group is proud to announce Rob Crowley has joined their Stuart office. Crowley joins a dedicated team of knowledgeable agents at Weichert, Realtors(r) - Integrity Group, who bring many years of combined real estate expertise to their clients.   Weichert, Realtors(r) - Integrity Group, located at 101 Sw Monterey ...read more
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Monday, June 25, 2018
New STAND-Bi Phone and Beverage Holder Designed to Secure Your Phone, Help Make Driving SaferSTAND-Bi is perfect for the car, beach or your desk at work; fits most phones, accommodates a variety of beverage containers and is fully customizable                   Walking the beach during Spring Break, John Barca saw groups of young people making use of cup holders with sand spikes to keep their ...read more
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Monday, June 25, 2018
FORT PIERCE, Fla., June 22, 2017 - Treasure Coast Food Bank invites the public to a special Food for Thought tour and luncheon at its produce processing plant on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. The tour will highlight the future of feeding the Treasure Coast featuring locally sourced, nutritious produce. The produce processing plant enables Treasure Coast Food Bank to significantly increase the amount ...read more
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Monday, June 25, 2018
BIMINI SANDS RESORT AUGUST 2ND - 5TH, 2018WE ARE RUNNING OUT OF TIME, SO IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN MAKING THIS RENDEZVOUS WITH THE STUART SAILFISH CLUB, PLEASE CONTACT US RIGHT AWAY!! BIMINI SANDS RESORT:  IS LOCATED ON SOUTH BIMINI,  it has white sandy beaches, fresh water infinity pool, snorkeling, fishing, ship store, dining, tennis courts, bicycles for rent, laundry facility, and so much ...read more
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Monday, June 25, 2018
 On Tuesday, June 19, the Martin County Board of Commissioners presented a proclamation recognizing July as Parks and Recreation Month to Mark Lynch, Deputy Director of the Parks and Recreation Department. Martin County will join agencies nationwide in celebrating Parks and Recreation Month, an initiative of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).  From providing places to play, get ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, June 25, 2018
 The Treasure Coast Youth Symphony, known for its highly successful orchestral training program for young musicians, topped off its greatly successful performance 30thanniversary season with merit scholarship and grant awards to member musicians totaling over $15,000.00.  Through the years, the organization has provided more than $125,000 to its young musicians to augment their music education and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Monday, June 25, 2018
 The Martin County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications from individuals interested in being considered for appointment to fill vacancies on theDrug & Alcohol Abuse Awareness Committee.  All individuals serve without compensation and are requested to submit an Application for Appointment to Martin County Administration by Friday, July 27,2018.  For an Application, please call ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, June 25, 2018
 The Martin County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications from individuals interested in being considered for appointment to fill two at-large vacancies on the Board of Appeals and Adjustments to the Fire Code. All individuals serve without compensation and are requested to submit an Application for Appointment to Martin County Administration by Friday, July 20,2018. For an ...read more
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Monday, June 25, 2018
STUART, FL (June 21, 2018) - The 120-room Courtyard by Marriott in Stuart, FL recently completed an extensive renovation.   The hotel renovations will improve the guest experience from arrival to departure, starting with the newly refurbished lobby featuring an upgraded seating area for guests to enjoy.   The renovations and upgrades continue throughout the property to the guest rooms and ...read more
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Monday, June 25, 2018
 The Martin County Board of County Commission seeking applications from individuals interested in volunteering to serve on the Neighborhood Advisory Committees (NAC). The Committee makes recommendations to the Martin County Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) regarding implementation of each area's Community Redevelopment Plan.  To qualify, you must be an individual who is either:i.        A ...read more
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Monday, June 25, 2018
 The Martin County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications from individuals interested in being considered for appointment to fill a vacancy on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.  All individuals serve without compensation and are requested to submit an Application for Appointment to Martin County Administration by Friday, July 20, 2018.  For an Application, please call Martin ...read more
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Monday, June 25, 2018
Babe Ruth League and TCAA Present: The 2018 Babe Ruth World Series!A youth softball and baseball tournament that brings together the top 24 teams in each age group ages 8-18 here to the treasure coast. We will have over 10,000 people here in the area from all over the United States as well as our international teams from Canada, the Dominican Republic, and China. We will have three full weeks of ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, June 21, 2018
DEMANDING ANSWERS We deserve answers as to why the health and safety of the citizens of the Treasure Coast is viewed as a lower priority than other factors that the Army Corps considers when making decisions regarding discharges. That's why yesterday I wrote to the Army Corps demanding answers on some very simple questions that they have not been able to adequately answer yet. Here's another ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Friends in Pink announces their 11th Annual Friendship Luncheon "Positively Pink" to be held at the Legacy Golf & Tennis Club in Port St. Lucie on Saturday, October 20, 2018 starting at 11:30am.  Honoring Breast Cancer Survivors, Supporters, Volunteers and Health Care Professionals, the Friendship Luncheon raises funds to benefit Treasure Coast Breast Care Recipients who are under-insured or ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, June 21, 2018
 STUART -With new milestones being reached almost monthly this past year at House of Hope, staff and volunteers are now celebrating the agency’s most significant rating from Charity Navigator- a coveted four star score of 98.23 percent. By measuring House of Hope’s transparency, efficiency, financial stability and integrity, America's largest and most-utilized charity evaluator has deemedHouse of ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Reminder: Economic Census ResponseDear Partner,Please forward this reminder to your organization today.Note: Last week, the Census Bureau experienced high call volumes and long wait times. Due to the inconvenience, all respondents were granted a reporting extension until June 19.  Reminder for your Organization:What: Economic Census Response Deadline When: Due June 19 If you received the Economic ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Misty’s Pals — the pet therapy arm of the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast in Palm City — is bringing more joy and comfort to even more Martin and St. Lucie county residents with the addition of two new programs. Misty’s Pals pet therapy volunteers, along with their trained therapy animals, are now making monthly visits to Tradition Medical Center in Port St. Lucie and the Martin County ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, June 20, 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 July 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 Commissioners, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, June 07, 2018
The Lyric Theatre is proud to presentThe Cult Classic Film Series!  ​*Tickets are available online or by visiting The Lyric Theatre Box Office; seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis.*Tickets are $10 per film or you can buy tickets for all 7 films for $50.*Summer Box Office Hours are Monday thru Saturday 10am - 3pm and Two Hours Prior to Show Times.  ***The Big LeboskiFriday, August 17 at ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts, Human Interest

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