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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is working to prepare its regional flood control system to ensure flood protection as an upper level weather disturbance is expected to drop heavy rainfall across the region on Tuesday.  The weather disturbance moving in from Mexico is expected to interact with a cold front and drop an average of 1 inch of rainfall on the basins from Lake ...read more
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
DEP SOLICITS PROPOSALS FOR UP TO $5 MILLION IN STATE WATER-QUALITY ASSISTANCE GRANTS AND UP TO $3 MILLION IN FEDERAL 319(h) GRANTS  The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is pleased to announce the solicitation for two grant opportunities, combined together in a single proposal request document. These grants are:The Section 319(h) Nonpoint Source Grant - Funding for projects ...read more
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
 - Join the City of Stuart, the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast and Students4H2O Saturday, March 23rd from 10am-2pm at Memorial Park in Stuart. In addition to many school booths, representatives from MCSD HR Department will be on site to speak to attendees about career opportunities and the benefits of working in our school district! Look for the HR team at Booth #1 (right next to the ...read more
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Monday, March 18, 2019
NAI Southcoast is proud to announce the appointment of a new managing team. Founded in 1983 by Boyd G. Bradfield Jr., as Southcoast Incorporated, NAI Southcoast is the longest serving Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Firm on the Treasure Coast. Boyd has appointed Douglas Legler, Stuart Duffin, Jennifer Trent and Nikolaus M. Schroth as managing partners.  "I am very excited to see where Nik, ...read more
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Monday, March 18, 2019
The South Florida Water Management District's (SFWMD) new Governing Board today chose its leadership to fulfill the District's flood control, water quality projects, environmental restoration and water supply missions. The new Governing Board elected member Chauncey Goss as the Chairman and member Scott Wagner as the Vice Chairman. They are part of a completely new Governing Board appointed by ...read more
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Monday, March 18, 2019
The South Florida Water Management District's (SFWMD) new Governing Board appointed by Gov. Ron DeSantis awarded a $524 million contract at Thursday's monthly Governing Board meeting to build the Caloosahatchee (C-43) West Basin Storage Reservoir to store and deliver critical fresh water to the Caloosahatchee River and Estuary during the dry season.  "This is a major milestone and step forward ...read more
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Monday, March 18, 2019
As part of a cooperative agreement, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) will begin clearing trees, vegetation and other debris from Mullock Creek in Lee County to improve flood protection throughout the county.  The section of Mullock Creek, which will be cleared of trees and other potential obstructions that could block the flow of floodwaters, is about 350 feet long. It ...read more
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Monday, March 18, 2019
On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Pike Electric will begin a FP&L pole replacement project on SE Poinciana Lane and SE Hazard Street. This work will necessitate a southbound lane closure on SE Poinciana Lane between SE Audubon Lane and SE Camellia Drive between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:30 pm, weekdays only.  This work is anticipated to be complete by March 21, 2019. Motorists are encouraged to ...read more
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Monday, March 18, 2019
The agenda for the March 19 Board of County Commissioners meeting is now available online. If you would like to attend the meeting, it will be held at 9 a.m. in the Commission Chambers at the County Administrative Center, 2401 SE Monterey Rd. in Stuart. View agendas >
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Monday, March 18, 2019
Join us at Rio Nature Park on Saturday, March 23 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. as we trim vegetation and clean up this local park. Kids can also earn community service hours! If possible, please bring gardening gloves, clippers and loppers. Refreshments, T-shirts and insect repellent are provided by Keep Martin Beautiful and the Rio Civic Club. Rio Nature Park is located at 150 NW Alice Street in Rio. For ...read more
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Monday, March 18, 2019
This week the new South Florida Water Management District board members officially took their seats. The old board was ousted by Governor Ron DeSantis for failing their responsibility to be transparent and accountable to the people of Florida. I am optimistic that working alongside this new group of water leaders, we will be able to make real progress to stop discharges and restore the ...read more
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Monday, March 18, 2019
  It’s time to set the record straight. There is a lot of misinformation flying around out there about Lake Okeechobee and the health of our waterways. As the Army Corps undertakes its process to re-write the regulation schedule that determines when discharges happen, the entities that benefit from the current (and very harmful) status quo are out in full force to prevent a more equitable ...read more
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Thursday, March 14, 2019
On Friday, March 15, 2019, Pike Electric will begin underground maintenance for FP&L on SW Mapp Road. This work will necessitate a northbound lane closure on SW Mapp Road, between SW Alligator Street and its southern terminus between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:30 pm weekdays only. The work is anticipated to be complete by March 19, 2019. Motorists are encouraged to exercise caution and expect ...read more
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
STUART – House of Hope is announcing a new Hope for Health and Nutrition Initiative designed to raise awareness about the high levels of obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease in the community while helping to provide new solutions, enhance current solutions, and improve the general understanding of the benefits of a healthier lifestyle.House of Hope CEO, Rob Ranieri states, “We are ...read more
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties is pleased to announce the election of Ken Ringe as chair of its Board of Governors for 2019-2020.Ringe, president of Bayview Construction located in Stuart, is well-known for both his personal community involvement and the philanthropic outreach of his business.He said that the mission statement of the non-profit – to provide children ...read more
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
The Environmental Studies Council will host their Annual Spring Celebration on Saturday April 6 from 10am-1pm at the Environmental Studies Center.  This year’s event is extra exciting due the  unveiling of the Red Door Room. The massive, community sponsored project will be revealed with a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Martin County School District’s Superintendent, Laurie Gaylord. “It’s ...read more
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Tuesday, March 12, 2019
On Monday, March 18, 2019, Service Electric Company will begin a transmission installation and maintenance for FP&L on SE County Line Road. This work will necessitate a westbound lane closure on SE County Line Road between SR-5 (SE Federal Highway) and SE Dixie Highway between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:30 pm weekdays only. This work is anticipated to be complete by April 12, 2019. Motorists are ...read more
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Tuesday, March 12, 2019
STAGGERING NEW BORDER SECURITY NUMBERSWhile Speaker Pelosi continues to play politics with our national security and ignores the crisis at our southern border, we just received some new border security numbers...and they’re not good. Just the other day, Homeland Security released these staggering new numbers: The number of families trying to sneak into the United States has increased by 50 percent ...read more
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Monday, March 11, 2019
 The Martin County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications from individuals interested in being considered for appointment to fill vacancies on the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Citizen Advisory Task Force. All individuals serve without compensation and are requested to submit an Application for Appointment to Martin County Administration by Friday, April 5, 2019. For an ...read more
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Monday, March 11, 2019
The Martin County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications from individuals interested in being considered for appointment to fill a vacancy on the Treasure Coast Health Council. All individuals serve without compensation and are requested to submit an Application for Appointment to Martin County Administration by Friday, April 5, 2019. For an Application, please call Martin County ...read more
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Monday, March 11, 2019
On Saturday, March 16, 2019, 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
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Monday, March 11, 2019
HELP PREVENT VETERAN SUICIDEThe sad reality is that far too many veterans struggle with mental health after returning home from combat. I’ve witnessed it firsthand: almost every day I talk to veterans who are struggling to see their own self worth. And I mean this very seriously: I will always be here to talk with veterans who are struggling with post-traumatic stress. We can and must do more to ...read more
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Monday, March 11, 2019
2019 CONGRESSIONAL ART COMPETITION IS UNDERWAYEvery year since 1982, the U.S. House of Representatives has offered talented young artists from across the country the opportunity to showcase their artistic abilities as part of the Congressional Art Competition. We're now accepting submissions from 18th district high school students until May 2nd! A panel of local experts will select the winning ...read more
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Monday, March 11, 2019
This week the New York Times travel section featured Virgin Trains aka Brightline. The NYT described MiamiCentral Station by saying its “a bit like walking into another world.” Take a look at some other highlights and the full article is linked below. As fewer people in the United States apply for driver’s licenses and more take ride-sharing services, the team behind Virgin Trains believes that ...read more
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Monday, March 11, 2019
MARTIN COUNTY, FL - Palm City residents may notice construction activity at the Peter & Julie Cummings Library over the next few months. First, north of the parking lot, a pavilion will be constructed through a Capital Improvement Project using building impact fees. This will be the first of two new outdoor spaces for library patrons (with another being planned for the courtyard at the Blake ...read more
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Monday, March 11, 2019
Nationally Recognized Summer STEM Program Coming to Felix A Williams Elem School Camp Invention Inspires Local K-6 Students to Become Future Innovators Stuart, FL – March 11, 2019 - Camp Invention®, a nationally recognized, nonprofit summer enrichment camp program, is coming to Felix A Williams Elem School the week of June 10 - June 14, 2019. A program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame ...read more
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Monday, March 11, 2019
Mutt March, the largest pet walk on the Treasure Coast, is coming to Memorial Park on March 23 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and for the first time, organizers will be combining this event with Waterfest, which is hosted by the City of Stuart and Students4H2O. Admission to the events is free. The only charge will be for runners who participate in a 5K race that will kick off the events. “It made perfect ...read more
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Friday, March 08, 2019
 On Thursday, March 14, 2019, Pike Electric will begin a FPL pole replacement project which will result in the closure of SE Robertson Road between SE Cheerio Way and SE Williams Way between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. This work is anticipated to be complete by Friday March 15, 2019. Motorists are encouraged to follow detours, exercise caution and expect minor delays through this ...read more
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Friday, March 08, 2019
The Central Florida Water Initiative (CFWI) is working collaboratively with the region's utilities, water users and local stakeholders to identify water supply project options to help meet our water supply needs, now and in the future. One piece of this effort is the creation a new list of potential projects to meet water users' needs, which will be included in the upcoming 2020 CFWI Regional ...read more
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Friday, March 08, 2019
VETERANS ARE MORE IMPORTANT THAN POLITICS When I was serving in Afghanistan, trash and human waste was often burned in open air pits. Alarmingly, these burn pits are emerging as the next Agent Orange. I don’t say that lightly, but service members that were exposed in Iraq and Afghanistan are seeing terrible health effects at a very young age. For me it’s simple: we must do more to combat the ...read more
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Friday, March 08, 2019
“Music in Our Schools” is March 26 at Martin County High School The Martin County School District will sponsor the 45th Annual “Music in Our Schools” program on Tuesday, March 26 at 7pm. The free event will be held in the gymnasium at Martin County High School and will feature performances by elementary, middle, and high school music students.    The program is in recognition of the National ...read more
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Friday, March 08, 2019
The middle school years can be some of the most challenging times in a child's life. Peer pressure, anxiety, and fears about fitting in can easily sabotage a child's self- esteem and academic success. Tykes & Teens is helping students in Martin County overcome these social-emotional challenges by once again offering a series of free workshops titled "Coping with Middle School Creatively". The ...read more
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
The anti-Israel wave that seems to have swept into Congress with the newest Members is deeply misguided and more than a little crazy. After serving in the United States Army, I volunteered to serve alongside the Israeli Defense Forces. During my time in Israel, I served alongside soldiers driven by love for their fellow man, rather than by hatred for their enemies. Sadly, Israel continues to ...read more
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Martin County Parks and Recreation is proud to announce that the 2019 Family Golf Day will take place on Saturday, March 16. This is a family-oriented, FREE event and a great sponsorship opportunity for businesses that want to make a difference, increase brand exposure and reach out to families in the Treasure Coast with offerings of products and services.  Attached for your review and ...read more
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Spring cleaning is the perfect opportunity look around the house for hazardous items hiding in the garage, bathroom and laundry room! To help residents safely dispose of household hazardous waste, Martin County is hosting a Recycle Roundup on Saturday, March 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Martin County Fairgrounds. Electronics and household hazardous waste should never be placed curbside with ...read more
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
On Sunday, March 10, 2019 the Jensen Beach Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a St. Patrick's Day Parade, which will result in the closure of CR 707A (NE Jensen Beach Boulevard) and NE Ricou Terrace, from NE Pineapple Avenue to CR 707 (NE Indian River Drive). The closures are scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. and will reopen by 3:00 p.m. Motorists are encouraged to exercise caution and to expect ...read more
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
March is Red Cross Month, and the American Red Cross South Florida Region asks people to be a hero for families across South Florida by becoming a volunteer, learning lifesaving skills, or donating to #help1family on Red Cross Giving Day, March 27.  “During Red Cross Month, we are proud to recognize our volunteers who provide hope and urgent relief to families in need every day,” said Joanne ...read more
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Tuesday, March 05, 2019
ENJOY 10% OFF CAMP REGISTRATION THRU APRIL 30, 2019! At Cowabunga Surf and Watersports Camp, every camper is a Rock Star! Small, supervised groups rotate throughout the day surfing, skim boarding, body boarding, and paddle boarding as they are instructed in water sports and water safety skills by our trained, kid-loving staff. Surf competitions, pizza parties, and beach games add to the ...read more
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Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Calendar:     Mar 4 -8 ~ Chapman School of Seamanship - STCW - Basic Safe6y Training. For more info, call 772-283-8130. See the complete class schedule below.    Mar 9 - 10 ~ ABC3 Safe Boating Course at St. Joseph Parish Life Center Twice weekly from 7pm -9pm. Cost is 50. For more info, call 772-678-2468.  Mar 11 - 28 ~ ABC3 Safe Boating Course at St. Joseph Parish Life Center from 9am - ...read more
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Tuesday, March 05, 2019
I want to let you know that the last scheduled luncheon in the Center for Constitutional Values spring Speaker Series is coming up on March 15th at Pipers Landing. Hillsdale Professor, Dr. Ronald Pestritto, will speak on "Citizenship, the Constitution and the Dysfunction of our National Politics". This will be an interesting and timely discussion which I hope you can attend. A flyer is attached ...read more
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Tuesday, March 05, 2019
- Two prescribed burns will be conducted on Lake Okeechobee on Tuesday, March 5, starting at 10 a.m. The first will burn an estimated 5,000-8,000 acres between the Pearce Canal and Indian Prairie Canal. The second will burn approximately 850 acres in the Twin Palms/Dyess Ditch area. Both burns will improve fish and wildlife habitat on the lake.  These burns will be done as a joint effort by the ...read more
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Tuesday, March 05, 2019
On March 7, Martin County's Emergency Management Agency, the St. Lucie County Department of Public Safety and Florida Power & Light (FPL) will conduct siren maintenance testing of the outdoor warning sirens for the St. Lucie nuclear power plant. Each of the sirens in Martin County will sound for 20 seconds between 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Before and after the sirens sound, a message will be broadcast ...read more
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Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Peter Silcox of Raymond James of Stuart earned a spot on the list of Best-In-State Wealth Advisors for 2019.  This list spotlights over 3,000 top advisors across the country who were nominated by their firms, interviewed, then ranked within their state.  A few of the factors used in rankings were revenue, compliance, best practice approaches with clients, and community involvement.    Peter’s ...read more
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Tuesday, March 05, 2019
The 11th Annual Single Fin Showdown has been named one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast for 2019 by the Southeast Tourism Society (STS). Taking place March 16 at Stuart Beach, the showdown annually attracts more than 150 competitors and 1,500 festival spectators. The best events across the southeastern United States compete to receive a Top 20 designation. The Martin County Office of Tourism ...read more
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Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Nominate A BusinessThe 2019 Torch Awards for Ethics nominations are now open. The Torch Awards honors companies whose leaders demonstrate a high level of personal character and ensure that the organization’s practices meet the highest standards of ethics, and consequently generate trust. As a Florida Chamber we know you come across exceptional businesses everyday. If there is a business that ...read more
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Monday, March 04, 2019
The Martin County Utilities and Solid Waste administration office will be moving March 2-3 and welcoming walk in customers at their new location on Monday, March 4 at 3473 SE Willoughby Blvd., Stuart. Office hours will be Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  For questions about bill payment, customers can call 772-221-1434. For free recycle bins or other utilities-related questions, please call ...read more
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Monday, March 04, 2019
Martin County 2018 annual reports now available  The Martin County Board of County Commissioners' 2018 Annual Report is available online at www.martin.fl.us. Copies are also available to the public at all Martin County Library System branches and in the lobby of the Martin County Administrative Center, located at 2401 SE Monterey Road in Stuart.The report provides an in-depth review of the ...read more
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Friday, March 01, 2019
Each year, our economy is driven by the millions of people who visit Florida to enjoy the outdoors, and more than that, our entire way of life is tied to preserving public land and protecting our environment. As you know, outdoor recreation - including fishing, boating and so much more - is the cornerstone of our community. That’s why I’m excited to share with you that the House and Senate ...read more
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Friday, March 01, 2019
Big news... I am officially launching my campaign for re-election and I want you to join me! I know the 2020 campaign probably seems a long ways away, and the last thing you want to think about right now is political campaigns.  But the reality is that national Democrats have already put me on their target list for 2020 and are already activating their high-dollar donor network to come after ...read more
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Friday, March 01, 2019
Are you interested in protecting our waterways and what you can do to help? Become a Water Ambassador! Two classes will be held in March and space is still available! Classes will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Monday, March 18 and Monday, March 25. Learn more >
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Thursday, February 28, 2019
 YOUTH ARTS CELEBRATION 2019AUDITIONS: Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 3pm to 8pmMonday, March 18, 2019 - 3pm to 8pmCalling all student youth performers! Singers, actors, dancers, musicians, comedians, jugglers, magicians, poets, cheerleaders, gymnasts... Performers of all kinds are encouraged to audition!To schedule an audition,contact Sue Nauss at 772-220-1942, ext. 205 ...read more
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Thursday, February 28, 2019
Martin County Ecosystem Restoration and Management is partnering with Be Floridian Now to kick off a new project in Martin County to raise awareness on the local fertilizer ordinance and its connection to water quality in our community. Local businesses can sponsor a colorful and flamboyant flock of flamingos, painted by local artists and art clubs, with the slogan #FollowTheFlock. "These ...read more
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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
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Tuesday, February 26, 2019
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Tuesday, February 26, 2019
 The Marathon of the Treasure Coast will take place on Sunday, March 3, 2019, which will result in the closure of SE Ocean Boulevard, between SE Georgia Avenue and SE Palm Beach Road between 4:00 am and 2:00 pm. Motorists are encouraged to follow detours, exercise caution and expect minor delays through this area.   The Martin County Road Conditions Map is available via any mobile device or ...read more
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Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Everyone knows the quote from Heraclitus “The only thing that is constant is change”! Individuals, families, for profit businesses and nonprofit organizations must manage change every day. Given each unique circumstance, the degree of success is challenging to say the least.   The philanthropic sector continues to grow year-over-year and with that comes the need for modification, adjustments, ...read more
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Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Our Purse Party is getting a makeover! Grab your girlfriends and get ready for a fun night of shopping and pampering on March 21st from 5:30-8:30 PM. Yes, it’s Purse Party time, with a fun new spin to benefit The Children's Museum of the Treasure Coast! This modified Purse Party is welcoming women throughout the Treasure Coast at the gorgeous Mansion at Tuckahoe in the heart of Indian Riverside ...read more
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Tuesday, February 26, 2019
 The public is invited to join us for a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house at the newly renovated Port Salerno Civic Center. Zumba and art demonstrations will take place throughout the afternoon event. The public will also have an opportunity to tour the facility and receive information about available programs and rental opportunities at this free event. Refreshments will be provided thanks ...read more
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Tuesday, February 26, 2019
For too long, toxic agricultural runoff has polluted our waters, causing a proliferation of harmful algal blooms that are putting public health and safety at risk. People are getting sick, pets have died and we are losing summers that we will never get back. Our efforts to fix the water quality issues surrounding Lake O must include addressing the issue at the source by preventing pollution to ...read more
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Monday, February 25, 2019
Teams of regional high school students will put their scientific skills to the test during the Florida Manatee Bowl on Saturday, Feb 23. at Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, 5600 US 1 North, Fort Pierce from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.   “Now in its 22nd year, the Florida Manatee Bowl opens up the world of environmental and earth sciences to high school students,” ...read more
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Monday, February 25, 2019
On Monday, March 4, 2019, the Martin County Public Works Department will begin parking and roadway improvements along SE Hercules Avenue and SE Olympus Street in the vicinity of JV Reed Park and Zeus Park. The project scope includes turf block parking, sidewalk improvements, roadway resurfacing, striping and pavement markings. This work will require intermittent lane closures throughout the ...read more
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Monday, February 25, 2019
 The Martin County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications from individuals interested in being considered for appointment to fill a vacancy on the Tourist Development Council. All individuals serve without compensation and are requested to submit an Application for Appointment to Martin County Administration by Friday, March 22, 2019. For an Application, please call Martin County ...read more
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Monday, February 25, 2019
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Monday, February 25, 2019
Neighborhood Advisory Committee Vacancies  The Martin County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications from individuals interested in volunteering to serve on the Hobe Sound or Jensen Beach Neighborhood Advisory Committees (NAC). The Committee makes recommendations to the Martin County Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) regarding implementation of each area's Community Redevelopment ...read more
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Monday, February 25, 2019
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, March 22, 2019. For an Application, please call Martin ...read more
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Monday, February 25, 2019
A.C.T. Studio Theatre continues its March tribute to National Women’s History Month with a play written by, directed by and featuring women.  “Playwright Michele Lowe is a woman who truly understands the inner workings of the female mind, fantasies and all,” said director Donna Amaru.   Take three delicious, malicious wives and add three miserable, unloving husbands—then chill!  That’s the ...read more
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Monday, February 25, 2019
Pickleball, the fastest growing sport in the United States is taking Martin County by storm! The 3rd Annual Martin County Pickleball Championships will be held at Halpatiokee Regional Park in Stuart on March 23 and 24.Saturday, March 23, starting at 9 AM:Mens & Ladies Doubles 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0Mens & Ladies 65+ Senior Doubles 3.0, 4.0Sunday, March 24, starting at 9 AM:mixed doubles - 2.5, 3.0, ...read more
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Friday, February 22, 2019
On Saturday, Feb. 9, the Palm Beach & Martin Counties Chapter of the American Red Cross celebrated the 61st International Red Cross Ballat the newly-renovated Norton Musuem of Art in West Palm Beach, Fla.  This year’s Ball theme was “Salute to the Military” in honor of the longtime partnership between Red Cross and the Armed Forces. Many honored and distinguished guests gathered to pay tribute to ...read more
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Friday, February 22, 2019
 On Monday, March 4, 2019, the Public Works Department will begin drainage and roadway improvements along CR-713 (SW High Meadow Avenue) between CR-714 (SW Martin Highway) and SW Murphy Road. The project scope includes replacement of drainage piping and structures, roadway widening, resurfacing, striping and pavement markings. This work will require intermittent lane closures throughout the ...read more
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Friday, February 22, 2019
LUNAFEST®, the fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women's issues, highlighting women filmmakers, and bringing women together in their communities, will be hosted by the Junior League of Martin County at Flagler Place in Downtown Stuart, 201 SW Flagler Ave, Stuart, FL 34994 on Saturday, March 30, 2019. This unique film festival highlights women as leaders in society, ...read more
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Friday, February 22, 2019
You had no idea golf could be this FUN!!! Join Martin County Parks and Recreation for our 3rd Annual Family Golf Day at Martin County Golf Course on Saturday, March 16 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM. No golf skills required! Food vendors will be on site to satisfy your cravings! Free activities include face painting, giveaways, golf lessons, DJ, and golf inflatables. Contest prizes include 3 day ...read more
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Friday, February 22, 2019
 Score Treasure Coast, in cooperation with The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Corporate Community Training Institute, (CCTI), at Indian River State College is proud to announce a new comprehensive 5 part Digital Workshop Series entitled, “Marketing in a Digital World”. Beginning Tuesday, April 2, and continuing each Tuesday, through April 30, from 10 AM - 1PM, at the Main Campus, ...read more
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Friday, February 22, 2019
Are you a high school student with aspirations for a future in the culinary arts? Get a jump on your future at Treasure Coast Food Bank’s Green Apron Culinary Boot Camp for Teens. The week-long program March 18-22 will introduce teens to food safety and cooking and give them the opportunity to earn their SafeStaff certification, the entry-level food handler certificate sought by all Florida ...read more
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Thursday, February 21, 2019
Local teens will be tuning in at the library as Martin County Library System (MCLS) celebrates the annual Teen Tech Week™ March 3 through 9. They join thousands of other libraries and schools across the country who are celebrating this year's theme, "Get Connected," to raise awareness about how MCLS creates a space to extend teens' learning beyond the classroom where they can explore, create, and ...read more
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Thursday, February 21, 2019
  I know how difficult recovering from injuries sustained on the battlefield can be. The recovery process is often long and takes different physical and psychological tolls on every veteran. Additionally, as a father of four, I know how difficult it can be to take care of yourself when you have little ones to look after. For far too long, veterans in need of medical care have gone weeks, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, February 21, 2019
On Friday, March 1, 2018, the Public Works Department will begin the replacement of a Box Culvert along SE Dixie Highway just south of the SE Cove Road intersection in Stuart. The project consists of box culvert removal and replacement, clearing and grubbing, resurfacing improvements, signing and pavement markings, and sodding. This work will require a temporary road diversion and a temporary ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
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