Martin County Sheriffs shut down sixth meth lab in 18 months

(Source: MCSO)

Martin County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Detectives, in conjunction with the DEA Clandestine Lab Enforcement Team and the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office, have shut down another meth lab operating out of a small apartment in the town of Rio … Click here to read more

Latest Martin County BOCC comments on the AAF Draft Environmental Impact Statement


View and download the latest comments (November 18, 2014) and supporting photos from The Martin County Board of County Commissioners on the impacts of the proposed All Aboard Florida high-speed rail service … Click here to read more

Martin County seeks user feedback for new website to be launched in 2015


Residents and visitors are encouraged to take a few minutes to respond to a brief survey to help Martin County build a new county website. … Click here to read more

Stuart Police Department warns of IRS phone scam alert

Stuart Police

Recently, a Stuart resident received a phone call from 941-275-8157 stating that he was from the Department of the United States Treasury. The caller claimed that the resident had $5400 of taxes that were not reported to the IRS in his 2011-2012 taxes. … Click here to read more

Palm Beach Post: Martin officials fete centenarian enviro Louise Carnevale

Sally Swartz of The Palm Beach Post

From Sally Swartz, award-winning Palm Beach Post blogger: “Not everyone remembers Lousie Carnevale today. But they have her to thank for the survival of the Environmental Studies Center. Every Martin student spends time at the center, one of the first of its kind in the nation. Its mission: To teach children in kindergarten through eighth grade about Florida’s and Martin’s woods, waters and wildlife. … Click here to read more

Commissioner inauguration ceremony planned for November 18, public invited


You are cordially invited to attend the Inauguration Ceremony for Commissioners Heard and Fielding at the next Board of County Commissioners meeting Tuesday, November 18. Watch as the Commissioners renew their commitment to the citizens of Martin County … Click here to read more

MCSO: Martin County double murder suicide timeline begins to tell clearer story

(Source: MCSO)

From Martin County Sheriffs Office: a timeline for the violent double murder suicide which took place earlier this week inside a mansion at the Stuart Yacht and County Club is starting to tell a much clearer story of what may have happened and why. … Click here to read more

Palm Beach Post video: ‘Bridge rage’ feared if trains backup boaters


“Sailors who have glided through the gate of the St. Lucie River drawbridge in Stuart described its deterioration and complained the aging span will be a constant barrier to the sea when All Aboard Florida sets 32 additional trains a day on its tracks.” For video … Click here to read more

Jupiter Island’s Gary Player delivers message of hope to celebrate 79th birthday

The winner of 165 tournaments world-wide, over five decades, Player is regarded as one of the greatest players in golf history. (Source:

From WorldGolf: “Golf icon Gary Player delivered a strong message of hope as he celebrates his 79th birthday with enthusiasm and energy befitting someone decades to his junior. Player divides his time between the South African stud farm, where he has bred over 2000 winning thoroughbred race horses, and his residence on Jupiter Island … Click here to read more

Wall St Journal: Troubled stockbrokers on Treasure Coast

(Source: Wall St Journal)

Brokers with troubled regulatory records were often found in areas with wealthy, elderly populations. On the Treasure Coast, the share of households headed by people aged 65 and up with incomes in excess of $100,000 was about 96% greater than the nation as a whole. … Click here to read more

Update: Martin Sheriffs investigating suspected double murder suicide


UPDATE: Martin County Sheriff’s Detectives have started to piece together what appears to be a double murder suicide that started at an upscale home located at 3214 SE Fairway West, in the gated residential neighborhood of Stuart Yacht and County Club. … Click here to read more