PORT ST. LUCIE — The City of Port St. Lucie Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a day-long celebration of fun and fitness at two fitness centers on Saturday June 12.
Port St. Lucie will be home to 427,000-square-foot Cheney Brothers plant eventually employing 380 workers
Fort Pierce will have a total of four arcades if latest facility is approved by City Commission
TREASURE COAST – When speaking with the organizers and leaders of the Gulfstream Council Boy Scouts of America about the upcoming Cub Scout Day Camp, the collective pride and enthusiasm were hard to miss.
SEBASTIAN — The city of Sebastian and the Indian River County School Board have reached an agreement to provide law enforcement officers at Sebastian Elementary School and Pelican Island Elementary School.
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — Indian River County Property Appraiser Wesley Davis has just completed his preliminary estimates of property values for the year, and he is very happy.
VERO BEACH — Indian River County has a Tourist Development Tax, also known as the Tourist Tax or the Bed Tax, which is intended to promote tourism in the county. According to Vero Beach City Council Member Dick Winger, the city does not receive its fair share.
STATEWIDE — The Florida and Illinois State Attorneys General have secured a larger share than originally proposed of the $31 million Keurig K-Cup antitrust settlement agreement.
STATEWIDE — Attorney General Ashley Moody has issued a consumer alert highlighting phantom debt collection schemes.
STATEWIDE — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed three bills into law that are designed primarily to support active-duty military personnel, veterans and their families.
STATEWIDE — Florida will continue to fund key transportation initiatives which are funded in the 2021-22 fiscal year budget recently signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis.
PSL Planning & Zoning Board recommends St. Lucie West cell tower previously rejected by City Council in 2019
ST. LUCIE COUNTY – The Boys and Girls Clubs of America is well known to be an important asset to any community fortunate enough to have one. The Boys and Girls Club of St. Lucie County has been serving the Treasure Coast for over 25 years, changing lives and inspiring futures for kids from k…
The educational and school-related employees all boast 30 or more years of experience with the District
Village of Indiantown to receive $1.5 million to remain in the Martin County Fire-Rescue MSTU five more years
STATEWIDE — Florida is in the midst of a home buying frenzy and the Attorney General's office is encouraging Floridians to be on guard against real estate scams.
STATEWIDE — One overlooked aspect of the American Rescue Plan Act signed by President Biden in March is that it includes a big push to get women and children to eat more vegetables and fruits. That goal is being realized now in the WIC supplemental nutrition program for women who are pregnan…
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — The Indian River County Public Works Coastal Engineering Division announced on June 2 that it removed four derelict vessels from the Indian River Lagoon. The Coastal Engineering Division is responsible for the planning, permitting, and construction of projects related t…
STUART — The work of Jane Baldridge is now on display in the Elliott Museum's second floor art gallery.
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — Twenty-five graduating high school seniors in Florida’s 8th Congressional District were awarded the 2021 Congressional Medal of Merit by Congressman Bill Posey (R-Rockledge).
ST. LUCIE COUNTY – Any time is a great time to open a new music venue or start a live theatre because there can never be too much art and entertainment in the world.
TREASURE COAST – Does anyone remember ‘Cheers’? Not the television show so much, because that would mean dating ourselves, but the place where “everybody knows your name, and they’re always glad you came”?
Nearly 100 elderly residents of Spanish Lakes Golf Village share grievances with city officials
St. Lucie County School Board following new guidance from the Florida Department of Education and the CDC
MARTIN COUNTY – In late 2018 - early 2019, a group of community organizers and local businesses in Stuart saw a need in their community for culture and development and came together to formulate a plan for the downtown area. The idea was to bring cultural enrichment and to offer residents, e…
SEBASTIAN — Former Sebastian City Council members Damien Gilliams and Pamela Parris were found guilty on May 27 of charges relating to an April 22, 2020 meeting. The verdict was returned by a six-person jury for the 19th Judicial Circuit of Florida in Indian River County.
TREASURE COAST― Panic or impulse buying is often an occurrence triggered by an economical or environmental disasters. However, the trends in impulsive purchases often have to do with consumers behavior.
TREASURE COAST ― The Brevard Indian River Lagoon Coalition, Clean Water Coalition of Indian River County, the Indian River Lagoon RiverKeeper, Pelican Island Audubon Society, Alliance of Fishing Guides, St. Lucie Conservation Alliance, Brevard Surfriders, and others have added their organiza…
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — Last week we told you about Indian River County’s plan to distribute money to nonprofits under the federal American Rescue Plan. The application and criteria are now live online, and the process to distribute grants has begun.
VERO BEACH — The Vero Beach City Council has voted to accept a gift of a cannon recovered from a shipwreck of a Spanish galleon that was sunk around 1682. Where the cannon will be displayed is still to be decided.
VERO BEACH — The Vero Beach Lifeguard Association and the Youth Sailing Foundation are collaborating to bring the fun and joy of sailing to beginner sailors abroad VBLA’s sixteen-foot Hobie Getaway.
VERO BEACH — The Vero Beach Museum of Art has joined museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums initiative.
MARTIN COUNTY — The Florida Department of Health in Martin County (DOH-Martin) offers some tips to keep residents and visitors safe and healthy this summer.
STATEWIDE — May was National Elder Law Month, established by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys to improve the quality of legal services provided to American seniors.
STATEWIDE — Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody is among 46 state attorneys general who have signed a letter urging congressional leaders to pass the Fraud and Scam Reduction Act.
City commissioners wrangle several concessions out of developer as tempers flared into the early morning hours
The Utility approved nearly $1 million to launch initial phase of broadband Internet and free Wi-Fi coverage
$300,000 change order for ongoing $2.9-million stormwater rehab takes Town Commission by surprise
ST. LUCIE COUNTY — The temporary increase in the WIC fruit and vegetable program will bring nutritional benefits to St. Lucie County families who take part in the federally funded program.
STATEWIDE — Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise (FTE) is now accepting E-ZPass®, bringing interoperability to millions of highway drivers on the East Coast of the United States and as far west as Illinois.
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — The Indian River County fertilizer ordinance went into effect June 1. The restrictions are designed to protect the Indian River Lagoon.
STATEWIDE — The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) has again awarded the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) with a Perpetual Pavement Award (PPA).
VERO BEACH — If you’re looking for a different kind of summer camp for your children or visiting grandchildren, the Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation is worth checking out.
SEBASTIAN — The Sebastian City Council approved on May 12 two new electronic marquee signs to replace existing signs at City Hall and Riverview Park.
STATEWIDE — Consumers can buy qualifying disaster preparedness supplies tax free from Friday May 28 through Sunday June 6.
Developer asked City Commission for delay on rent payments due to unforeseen construction costs
STATEWIDE — The Hemophilia Foundation of Greater Florida (HFGF ) is recruiting volunteers who are needed to help with fund raising opportunities. As the pandemic recedes and communities begin to spring back, the HFGF is planning more in-person fundraising walks again.
STATEWIDE — Florida Congressman Vernon Buchanan has introduced a bill that would ensure that all fentanyl-related compounds remain on the Schedule I list of federally controlled substances.
STATEWIDE — The National Estuaries and Acidification Research Act has been passed by the U.S. House on May 18 with bi-partisan support. It has now moved on to the U.S. Senate for consideration.
TREASURE COAST — NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season.