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.
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.
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.
STUART — The work of Jane Baldridge is now on display in the Elliott Museum's second floor art gallery.
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”?
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…
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…
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
$300,000 change order for ongoing $2.9-million stormwater rehab takes Town Commission by surprise
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.
STATEWIDE — The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) has again awarded the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) with a Perpetual Pavement Award (PPA).
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.
STATEWIDE — Information and resources about combating human trafficking, the opioid epidemic, avoiding consumer scams and anonymously reporting crime, is now on display in tax collector offices across Florida.
Palm City youth oversees massive cleanup for charitable organization combatting child poverty and homelessness
FLORIDA — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that $470,000 in grant funding is available to Florida's coastal communities to support beach water quality monitoring and public notification programs.
FLORIDA — The Florida Attorney General’s Office has launched a new initiative to recognize the courageous and dangerous work of frontline law enforcement officers.
STUART — Although the old saying goes that “blondes have more fun,” the upcoming Beer’d Crawl in Stuart makes it seem that guys with facial hair are really the ones having the most fun. The crawl, described by local event organizer Priscilla Speicher, is “a fun pub crawl for guys with beards…
STATEWIDE — Department of Children and Families Secretary Shevaun Harris has announced the launch of OUR Florida, an emergency rental assistance program to benefit Floridians who have suffered due to the pandemic’s economic impact on working-class families.
FLORIDA — Memorial Day weekend is fast approaching. The holiday marks the traditional start of the summer season and the focus of celebrations during the 3 day weekend often centers around an out door grill where family and friends gather to barbecue their favorite dishes.
STATEWIDE ― Twice a year Florida drivers have to deal with a common nuisance associated to the state's rising temperatures.
TREASURE COAST — Colonial Pipeline, a major gasoline delivery system bringing petroleum products from the gulf coast to the east coast, halted operations on May 7 to contain the effects of a ransomware cyber attack.
TREASURE COAST: As June 1, the official start of hurricane season, rapidly approaches, Florida Power & Light Company is urging its customers to make storm preparations.
City Commission agrees to negotiate terms for replacing current operator with Stuart Main Street
County officials set June 1 as first mask-optional environment in governmental buildings in a year
County commissioners emphasized protecting the working waterfront and enabling public access were both key
FLORIDA — More than 2 million Florida residents are forecast to take a trip during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, according to AAA Travel. That’s a 62% increase from last year, when fewer than 1.3 million residents traveled, due to the pandemic.
Local Planning Agency backs 162,000-square-foot retail center and 398 apartment units on 49-acre site
TREASURE COAST – Have you ever thought that it might be fun to try your hand at painting, but were daunted by the idea of actually taking an art class or having to figure out what supplies you would need to get started? You would not be alone in that thought process. Many folks are just too …
TREASURE COAST — Anglers of all ages are invited to the annual Martin County charity fishing tournament to benefit the Advocates for the Rights of the Challenged (ARC).
FLORIDA — Both chambers of the Florida Legislature have approved a bill to provide greater protection to seniors. The measure was sent on to Governor Ron DeSantis for final approval.
FLORIDA — Between 2016 and 2019 statewide crash data shows that Florida experienced more than 47,000 work zone-related crashes, including more than 300 fatalities and more than 1,800 severe injuries.
TREASURE COAST — The Hibiscus Children's Center (HCC) reports seeing a rise in children experiencing depression, anxiety, and feelings of isolation because of the effects of the pandemic.
FLORIDA — The Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division has recovered more than $3 million for Florida consumers from the cancellations and scams caused by the pandemic.
FLORIDA — The Attorney General's Office is warning Floridians of a potential increase in moving scams as home sales skyrocket.
FLORIDA — In recognition of World Password Day on May 6 the Florida Attorney General's Office urged residents to take steps to guard their passwords.
FLORIDA — The League of Women Voters of Florida has joined other organizations in a lawsuit challenging Florida’s new voting law which they believe is a voter suppression bill.
FLORIDA — Governor Ron DeSantis Tuesday declared a State of Emergency in Florida following the temporary shutdown of a major gasoline pipeline that provides fuel for much of the east coast.