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Pirate Festival and Caribbean Festival returns!


Pirate Festival and Caribbean Festival return Sept. 17-19

VERO BEACH – Join us September 17th through 19th at Riverside Park as our 7th Annual Family-friendly Celebration of Piracy returns with Del… Read more

This week's top stories


Martin School Board majority resists face masks

Martin School Board majority resists face masks Read more


Florida minimum wage rising Sept. 30

STATEWIDE - Florida’s hourly minimum wage for non-tipped employees will increase from $8.65 to $10 on Sept. 30. Read more


Free COVID tests for Indian River County schools staff and students

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - A new drive-thru COVID-19 rapid antigen testing location, exclusively for School District of Indian River County stud… Read more


Fort Pierce rejects sale of surplus property

Fort Pierce rejects sale of surplus property Read more


FPUA takes first step in moving wastewater plant

Fort Pierce Utility Authority approves first phase of progressive novel design-build agreement Read more


Volunteers needed to read to children

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Following a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the Head Start Community Read Weeks return Oct. 4-15.  The Economic Oppo… Read more


Sebastian City Council election includes familiar name

SEBASTIAN - A familiar name will be on the Nov. 2 Sebastian City Council ballot, though it’s not exactly who you may think. Read more


Indiantown lowers millage rate

Martin County’s newest municipality approves a $7.8 million budget and lowers taxes for 2021/2022 Fiscal Year Read more


COVID-19 impacting every segment of St. Lucie County

Medical, educational and business professionals lament the physical and emotional toil during coronavirus update Read more


Indian River County rental assistance available

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - With many eviction cases pending in Indian River County courts since the CDC moratorium on evictions ended on July 31… Read more


Special election for District 3 Council seat Sept. 21

Port St. Lucie voters will elect the candidate on Sept. 21 to finish out the vice-mayor’s unfinished term Read more


Special election for PSL mayor Sept. 21

Port St. Lucie voters will elect the person on Sept. 21 to finish out Mayor Gregory Oravec’s unfinished term Read more


In other news...


Small park is full of history

FORT PIERCE – A small, unassuming 6-acre park sits along South Indian River Drive, just south of the Citrus Avenue Bridge. It’s easy enough… Read more


McKee Botanical Garden in Vero Beach wins Trip Advisor award

VERO BEACH ― McKee Botanical Garden in Vero Beach has been recognized by the Tripadvisor website as one of the top 10% of attractions world… Read more


Get up close and personal with local waterways

MARTIN COUNTY — Treasure Coast residents and tourists enjoy our area’s scenic beauty in so many different ways; You can take a stroll along… Read more


Find the right plants for your Florida-friendly yard

STATEWIDE — Even if you don’t have a green thumb, there's a place and time to landscape your yard and do it while conserving water. A new a… Read more


Morning nature walks in Vero Beach and Sebastian with Pelican Island Audubon Society

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY ― The Pelican Island Audubon Society has announced a series of guided morning nature walks on four upcoming Saturdays. Read more


Healing with nature at ELC in Vero Beach

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The Environmental Learning Center in Vero Beach has several September events scheduled that are designed for healing,… Read more


Pro wrestling returns to Vero Beach

VERO BEACH - Experience the heart-pounding excitement of live professional wrestling as IGNITE Wrestling Presents Unleashed on Sat., Sept. … Read more


Coastal Cleanup Day Saturday, Sept. 18

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The 36th annual International Coastal Cleanup Day is Sat., Sept. 18, 9-11 a.m. Everyone is invited to join with group… Read more


Freedom Boat Club of Fort Pierce celebrates anniversary

FORT PIERCE -  In 2016 longtime Treasure Coast visitors and boating enthusiasts, Ann and Don Spaeth, of Duchess County, NY, heard about the… Read more

Weekly features!


catch 9-17-21

Dylan Jones, 9, from Melbourne, caught this 10 in. snapper in Indialantic from his grandparent’s dock using live shrimp. Nice catch, Dylan! Read more


Townie 9-17-21

Evelyn Myers and her daughter, Teresa, from Melbourne visited Mt. Hood in Oregon on Aug. 22. Read more


Weather Today

Thunderstorm night


89° 72°

Thunderstorms likely early. Lows overnight in the low 70s.

Cloud Coverage:86%
Wind:W at 5 mph
Chance of Rain:75%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:07:08:03 AM
Sunset:07:23:45 PM

This Week's Forecast

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