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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
On Tuesday, March 26, the Florida Forest Service, in cooperation with Martin County's Ecosystem Restoration and Management Division, plans to conduct a prescribed burn on Mapp Creek 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 preserve during the burn and for several days after the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
As a newly elected county commissioner, I am often asked: “Is it what you expected?” And: “What is your priority?”  I’ve been surprised about a number of things, but the greatest disappointment is the Florida Legislature’s continued attack on local government.  In fact, our citizens’ right to make decisions locally, often called “home rule,” is under siege.  Home rule allows counties and cities ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
Monday, March 25, 2019
On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Mark Garwood SHARE Foundation, Inc. I would like to thank Stuart Audi, Infiniti, Maserati, and Alfa Romeo for committing to be the Presenting Sponsor for the 2019 Shoot For The Moon sporting clays competition which will be held at the South Florida Shooting Club on March 29, 2019.  This event is the principal fundraiser for the Foundation’s scholarship ...read more
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Friday, March 22, 2019
Congratulations Stuart Duffin!It gives NAI Southcoast great pleasure to announce that Stuart Duffin has been awarded the recipient of the 2018 CoStar Power Broker Top Broker Award. It is a prestigious honor that serves to recognize the best of the best within the Commercial Real Estate Industry.  NAI Southcoast was recognized and awarded the 2018 CoStar Power Broker Award for Top Firm.
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, March 22, 2019
Rehmann announced today thatMitchell J. Hall, J.D., LLM, CPA, will transition from Rehmann’s Greater Michigan region to its Bonita Springs, Florida office. Hall is a senior manager with Rehmann and is a member of the firm’s Turnaround, Restructuring, and Insolvency Practice.  Prior to joining Rehmann in November 2013, Hall was a practicing attorney in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Hall has ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, March 22, 2019
The students, faculty and friends of Martin County High School will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 1 PM to 2 PM at 622 S Colorado Ave in downtown Stuart.  Kim Jones, owner of the Prescription Shop of Stuart approached Martin County High School about painting a mural on a large wall along her business. After much brainstorming by art teachers Bryan Johnson and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, March 22, 2019
WEEKLY UPDATE  Another busy week in Tallahassee is nearly in the books, and we are about one third of the way through the legislative session.  On Tuesday, I welcomed The Realtors of the Palm Beaches and Greater Fort Lauderdale to the Capitol for Great American Realtor Days. I also had the opportunity to present House Bill 771, a bipartisan bill regarding environmental regulation, to the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, March 22, 2019
Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced $1.75 million to help Floridians acquire the skills needed for in-demand occupations through new and expanded apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs across Florida.   “The expansion of workforce education and training programs is an essential element of our bold vision to ensure Florida has the No. 1 workforce in the nation,” said Governor ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
Friday, March 22, 2019
UPDATE: NEW CONGRESSIONAL ART COMPETITION DEADLINERecently I shared with you all some important information on how to participate in the 2019 Congressional Art Competition. If you’re a high school student from the 18th District, I have an important update for you: the deadline to submit your artwork has been changed to Monday, April 22nd!A panel of local experts will select the winning submission ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, March 22, 2019
Since the beginning of the Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule back in 2008, the Treasure Coast has received discharges 9 out of 11 years. That’s 9 years of toxic water flowing into our communities making people sick, killing wildlife and pets, and destroying our economy. Out of those 11 years, only 1 YEAR has there been drought levels on Lake Okeechobee. 9 years of toxic discharges vs. 1 year ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, March 22, 2019
PROTECTING THE COMMUNITIES AROUND LAKE O   In 2017, Hurricane Irma devastated many communities across the state of Florida and threatened the structural integrity of the Herbert Hoover Dike. Then-Governor Rick Scott ordered the mandatory evacuation of 7 communities around Lake Okeechobee out of fear that the dike would fail and cause catastrophic flooding. That year, going into wet season, ...read more
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Friday, March 22, 2019
  Rivers Coalition Meeting   Thursday, March 2811:00 am  Stuart City Hall Chambers  121 SW Flagler Ave, Stuart, FL  The meeting is open to the public and there is plenty of free parking available  Special Presentation by Dr. Beth Falls Ocean Research & Conservation Association, Inc. (ORCA)   Toxin Transfer from Algae Blooms to Humans.Dr. Beth Falls received her Ph.D. in Human Nutrition from ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, March 22, 2019
NEW EPISODE: THE TORTURED COASTIn order to regulate Lake Okeechobee, the Corps relies on the east and west coasts to discharge water. But they don’t take into account the effects - like our health, economy and environment - of these discharges. This is a huge problem. Last year, I wrote a new law forcing the Army Corps to rewrite their regulation schedule, and they’ve started that process. My top ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, March 22, 2019
STANDING WITH OUR ISRAELI ALLIES   During my time in Israel, I volunteered alongside the Israel Defense Forces with soldiers driven by love for their fellow man, rather than by hatred for their enemies. Sadly, the same cannot be true about many of the other places in the Middle East. As a key strategic partner of ours, ensuring Israel’s security is essential to global security. That’s why, ...read more
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Friday, March 22, 2019
Tobacco Free Florida Encourages Communities to "Skip the Dip" during Through With Chew WeekFebruary 18, 2019     STUART, Fla. – This Through With Chew Week, Feb. 18-24, Tobacco Free Florida and the QuitDoc Foundation are encouraging smokeless tobacco users to set a quit date and create a personalized quit plan using Tobacco Free Florida’s free Quit Your Way tools and services. Through With Chew ...read more
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Thursday, March 21, 2019
For boaters navigating to and from Lake Okeechobee, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) will soon close several navigation locks on the north shore for safety reasons. The closures are a result of lower water levels in Lake Okeechobee. Injury and lock damage could occur when boats pass through these structures at water levels below any of the designated safety limits.  Today, the ...read more
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Thursday, March 21, 2019
The American Red Cross today recognized American Express for its support of the Red Cross volunteer workforce. Through a grant of $100,000, American Express will help enhance the recruitment, training and engagement of disaster volunteers who respond to emergencies in four communities – Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; New York, N.Y.; Phoenix, Ariz.; and Salt Lake City, Utah. These communities are home to ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
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
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
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
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
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
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
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
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
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
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
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
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
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
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
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 >
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
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
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
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
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
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
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
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
Categories: Press Release, Community, General News Article, Human Interest
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
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
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
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
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
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
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
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
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
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
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
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
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
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
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
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, General News Article, Political
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
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
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
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, March 07, 2019
On Tuesday, March 5, employees from the CPA firm of Caler, Donten, Levine, Cohen, Porter and Veil, P.A. (CDL) donated gently used shoes to Clark Advanced Learning Center’s UNICEF Club in Stuart.The high-school UNICEF Club organized a shoe drive in late January and set a goal to collect 2500 pairs of shoes.  CDL made the single largest donation of shoes, delivering more than 300 pairs to the Stuart ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
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
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Fun Facts, Education, Press Release
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
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
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
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
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
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
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
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
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
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts, Human Interest
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
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Friday, February 08, 2019
INVITATION  The Stuart and Hobe Sound First United Methodist Churches are extending an invitation to any members of the Stuart/Martin County Chamber of Commerce to accompany them on their “HOLY LAND CLASSIC TOUR” in Israel from Nov. 4th to Nov. 13th , 2019. Open to all denominations.  For additional information contact Bob Kemmerer at 772-546-1167 orclick on this link to see the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, November 26, 2018
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release

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