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TREASURE COAST – Indian River State College (IRSC) has postponed, canceled or moved events online in observance of the latest guidelines by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) with regards to COVID-19. All performing arts and planetarium shows have been suspended indefinitely. Box Office st…

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VERO BEACH - Piper Aircraft, an aircraft manufacturer headquartered at the Vero Beach Regional Airport, announced on March 26 that its manufacturing engineering team had designed protective gear for use at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital.

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - As we went to press, meals on wheels are still available for Indian River County seniors, on a limited basis. Some senior social dining sites are also still open.

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VERO BEACH – The on-again, off-again arrangement between Vero Beach and Elite Airways appears to be off again. On March 17, the Vero Beach City Council voted 5-0 to terminate Elite’s contract.

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY – On Feb. 18, the Indian River County Board of County Commissioners voted to hire Kannon Shanmugam of the law firm Paul Weiss to handle the appeal of the county’s high speed train lawsuit to the United States Supreme Court.

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY – Law enforcement agencies throughout Indian River County are taking precautions to protect officers, staff, and suspects from COVID-19.

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TREASURE COAST – On March 17, in response to the spread of COVID-19, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued an executive order requiring all bars and nightclubs to close for 30 days, beginning at 5 p.m. on March 17. The order also encouraged restaurants to expand takeout and delivery services.

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It’s Thursday, March 19th. I was just retained by a son up in New Jersey for his elderly parents who are in an independent living facility here on the Treasure Coast. Unfortunately, the parents’ facility is in “lockdown”, as are so many facilities at this time – no visitors allowed. That is …

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TREASURE COAST – Many stores on the Treasure Coast have set special hours for seniors and others at risk to shop during the COVID-19 crisis. All information can change on a moment’s notice, so you should call ahead or check the store’s website before venturing out.

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY – On March 17, the Florida Board of Education directed schools to remain closed through at least April 15.

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PORT ST. LUCIE – The City continues to access the evolving situation regarding the COVID-19 virus daily. As of Monday, March 23, 2020, at 2 p.m., the City has these updates:

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STATEWIDE – Today, the Department of Environmental Protection announces that at the direction of Governor DeSantis and to successfully uphold CDC guidance to maximize social distancing and avoid gatherings larger than 10 people, DEP will close all Florida State Parks to the public effective …

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VERO BEACH – Visitors to Wabasso Beach, Tracking Station Beach, and Round Island Beach will notice something new at the public entrance to each beach.

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY – On March 9, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-52, declaring a state of emergency for the coronavirus. This action created the legal framework for state agencies and departments and local governments to prepare and respond to the virus.

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY – The Education Foundation of Indian River County has announced as its new executive director long-time educator and school administrator Douglas Herron.

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SEBASTIAN ― The city of Sebastian announced on March 5 the appointment of Daniel N. Acosta as the next Sebastian Police Department chief.

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY ― Impact 100 of Indian River County has announced that over a half million dollars will be distributed among eight finalists. The finalists who will present their programs to Impact 100 members for vote at the grant awards and annual meeting on April 16 are:

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Following the Feb. 20 announcement by the Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County that it will end its sheltering contract, the county seemed resigned to moving forward with an alternative animal sheltering plan.

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STATEWIDE ― Whether you’re active or just like wearing the latest fitness watch, hitting the magic “10,000 steps” is recommended in order to stay fit. But what does the average person actually need to stay healthy in their day-to-day life?

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United Way has established the COVID-19 Community Response Fund, a dedicated resource for working families affected by this crisis. UWIRC leaders recognize the potential for economic impact, particularly affecting hospitality and service industry workers, is high. The organizations that serv…

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TREASURE COAST – Living in Florida means living with water. Living so closely with water, whether a backyard pool or ocean beaches, means teaching children from a young age how to be safe in and around it.

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SEBASTIAN - Sebastian Sea Tow captain and co-owner Amy Donaldson is making waves as a rare female leader in a male-dominated industry. If you are on a boat that needs assistance anywhere between Melbourne and Vero Beach, chances are you’ll be rescued by a woman who knows more about your vess…

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VERO BEACH - Equal Pay Day is the day beyond Dec. 31 that women must work until to earn the same pay men earned the previous year for the same work. This year, Equal Pay Day is March 31.

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - On March 9 and 10, students in Indian River County learned about the Holocaust by watching and discussing a play about Anne Frank.

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Duce is very, very sweet, super affectionate and over the top happy. He loves to be pet, is very smart, fun loving and very active - all the better to enjoy your life together. He would prefer to bean only child, no other pet residents. Let the "happyfest" begin with Duce in your life. How c…

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Tammy Calabria, executive director at the Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast, and Katie Makemson assemble activity kits for delivery at the Martin County Fairgrounds.

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Children’s Museum of the Treasure CoastExecutive Director Tammy Calabria delivers activity kits to the Boys and Girls Club of Martin County in Hobe Sound with Morgan Lozoya, Sam Stewart and Katie Makemson. 

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Cece Frost, programs coordinator at the Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast, delivers toys to the Boys and Girls Club of Martin County  Administrative office in Hobe Sound. 

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Students and parents approach the Mobile Café at the old Sears parking lot at the Indian River Mall.

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Charles Cypress prepares Vero’s Mobile Café, a modified special needs bus, for the next route.

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Ron Ealy holds a sign to catch motorists attention in front of Boys and Girls Club Club Ken Pruitt Unit on Lennard Roadnin Port St. Lucie on Saturday, March 21.

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Amy Taylor, a volunteer from Manatee Academy, hands out food at the Boys and Girls Club Ken Pruitt Unit on Lennard Road in Port St. Lucie on Saturday, March 21.

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Volunteer Kelsey Hitchcock directs Michele Exilus into the parking lot to pick up food provided by the Boys and Girls Club Ken Pruitt Unit on Lennard Road in Port St. Lucie on Saturday, March 21.

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Middle school students prepare to set sail at the U.S. Sailing Center in Jensen Beach on Tuesday, March 14.

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Brothers Ben and Jon Prestage perform at the Sneaki Tiki Bar on St. Patrick’s Day, Tuesday, March 17.

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People step outside Kilwin’s to have ice cream in downtown Stuart on Tuesday, March 17.

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Doretha Hair-Truesdell of the Fort Pierce Woman's Club and Kaitlyn Spera, director of the Boys and Girls Club Garden terrace Unit provide a meal to a young man as he drives through.

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Alton Fuller of Ft. Pierce with his great-grandaughter Kerrianna Lewis, 6.

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Ellie is a four-year old spayed female black tabby mixed breed cat who came back to the Humane Society in October. Ellie enjoys visitors; although she’s not a lap cat, she loves to be close to you. Ellie enjoys being petted and brushed, and she will roll over to get a belly rub. Ellie watche…

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The Run For The Donuts 2 mile run and walk was held at Keiser University in Port St. Lucie, with all proceeds to benefit early childhood education through the Early Learning Coalition of St. Lucie County on Friday, March 13.