TREASURE COAST — Planet Fitness has been taking steps to make its members feel safe while working out at its gyms.
PORT ST. LUCIE – The members of the city’s Community Redevelopment Agency expressed elation June 22 with a progress update of the Riverwalk extension and the possibility of adding a third historical home to Westmoreland Boulevard’s new Pioneer Park in their goal of finally creating the city’…
FLORIDA ― The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released the 2020 edition of the Kids Count Data Book, an annual resource that tracks child well-being nationally and by state.
St. Lucie County Commission faces public backlash and name calling as it passes employee mask ordinance
TREASURE COAST ― The Women’s Business Center at Florida Tech’s Bisk College of Business in Melbourne, also known as weVENTURE, has been awarded $420,000 from the U.S. Small Business Administration under the federal CARES Act. The funds are to expand assistance to small businesses in Indian R…
You can still take that trip – as long as you’re aware, proactive, cautious and considerate in a COVID-19 world
St. Lucie County transferring operations from provisional facility as Fort Pierce solicits bids for new operator
TREASURE COAST – The Indian River State College (IRSC) Foundation announced the appointment of Julia Keenan as Director of Development. In this role, Keenan is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing IRSC Foundation fundraising efforts that include planned giving, capital campaig…
Council demanded stacking plan in hopes of avoiding traffic jams witnessed at the Port St. Lucie Boulevard location
TREASURE COAST - Last week, we asked visitors to our Facebook pages what they thought of wearing masks.
Somerset Academy ceases negotiations on Southern Grove site, asks for blessings on one of its current locations
Homeowners along the scenic drive want to meet with county staff to plan long-term traffic and safety solutions
Commissioner Reginald Sessions wanted much more but settled for a future bodycam ordinance discussion
COVID testing sites open in Port St. Lucie
District implements cost-cutting measures and ponders blended instruction to meet social distancing requirements
Commissioners direct staff to amend application process to include COVID-19 requirements
Long-term contract with FP&L will provide rapid electric vehicle charging at City Hall and on Gatlin Boulevard
TREASURE COAST ― Assisted living communities are appealing to the federal government for COVID-19-related support similar to what was given to nursing homes.
Walking around downtown Fort Pierce, one could feel that things are slowly returning to normal. People can once again be seen sitting outside, albeit further apart, and music can be heard through the open doors of bars and restaurants. Life has returned to the downtown area, bringing with it…
ST. LUCIE COUNTY – St. Lucie County’s Parks and Recreation Department will re-open the splash pads at two of its swimming pool, Ravenswood and Lakewood Park Regional Park, beginning Saturday, June 13.
City Commission rescinds moratorium initially scheduled in April but extended with state emergency order
County Commission formally designates Blind Creek Beach as clothing optional
Developer plans single-bay carwash for Shoppes of Victoria Square close to one already under construction
Oak Hammock social studies teacher fulfills lifelong dream of playing Jeopardy! before a live studio audience
Most Fort Pierce commissioners believe outside consultant can help city get retail economy back on track
School Board members say state leaves them no authority to require transportation and more certified teachers
Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday runs May 29 – June 4
Although the lodging and other hunting operations are now closed, Quail Creek continues its sporting clay legacy
Port St. Lucie now offering to mail ballots to residents to gauge interest in neighborhood traffic calming measures
City's dog parks reopen
Sailfish Splash Waterpark hiring students for 2020 season
TREASURE COAST ― Throughout the Treasure Coast, fertilizer ordinances go into effect June 1. The restrictions are designed to protect the Indian River Lagoon.
Fort Pierce Chief Diane Hobley-Burney continues year-long plea to help stem loss of officers to nearby agencies
TREASURE COAST ― Stage Stores, Inc. (SSI-NYSE) based in Houston, Texas filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection on 5/10/20. Stage Stores, Inc. owns and operates stores which use the Bealls name in several states including Texas. Please note that Bealls, operated by Stage Stores Inc., is in…
Fort Pierce Commission unsure about providing Independence Classical Academy tree mitigation relief
Over the next nine years, the company will save hundreds of thousands in taxes in exchange for job creation
FORT PIERCE – Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) has established the Project Care COVID-19 Relief Fund with a sponsorship in the amount of $100,000, to assist customers most affected by the COVID-19 Crisis with payment of their utility bill. FPUA is partnering with Mustard Seed Ministrie…
TREASURE COAST ― Hurricane season starts June 1. The South Florida Red Cross is warning that, because of COVID-19, getting prepared will be a little different than in other years.
School superintendent decides on virtual-only summer school while debating blended models for fall session
St. Lucie County lifts beach restrictions, advises social distancing
Fort Pierce staff warn commissioners coronavirus recession would require tough choices
TREASURE COAST ― Two Treasure Coast cities have made a new list of the 50 safest cities in Florida. Three others were ranked in the top 100.
Local medical professionals believe Safer-at-Home restrictions helped flatten coronavirus cur Donald Rodrigue
PORT ST. LUCIE ― In response to the substantial financial hardships of COVID-19, the City of Port St. Lucie will administer two Emergency Rental and Mortgage Assistance Grant Programs through the Neighborhood Services Department. The first one begins on Monday, May 18, 2020, at 8 a.m., and a…
STATEWIDE ― Today, the Florida Department of Health announced the launch of a new mobile app, StrongerThanC19. The free app, available for iOS and Android devices, complements the community action survey website of the same name that launched on April 3. These cutting-edge tools are giving r…
Mayor Gregory Oravec hopes to raise $270,000 fund to $1 million to help more families struggling amid pandemic
City officials began taking applications May 4 for several new residential and business assistance programs
Despite some student pushback, superintendent plans virtual graduations for late May and offers live ones later
ST. LUCIE COUNTY – Local philanthropists Dr. Shamsher Singh and Scott Van Duzer are not exactly known for doing anything in the conventional way. So, when the COVID-19 outbreak began to cost St. Lucie County residents their livelihoods and sense of security, the dermatologist and pizza man t…
City staff negotiating sale agreement with St. Louis-based commercial real estate firm to promote job creation
TREASURE COAST ― In the latest update to the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council “Dealing with Impacts from COVID-19” publication of resources for small businesses, the organization issued a dramatic call for a four-month “pause” on rent and mortgage collections.
Hanna Maria shades herself from the sun.
Matthew Cormier, Jamil Abram and Alex Ayala snap a selfie after the graduation.
Jacoby Davis poses for the camera.
Dana Michelle Barcomb dances while singing the Alma Mater.
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