Participate now: Survey regarding possibility of a Stuart train station

“The Stuart City Commission has filed a formal objection to the Environmental Impact Study prepared by Brightline and has previously passed a resolution objecting to the expansion of the FEC corridor for passenger service. However, Brightline has collected all of the necessary environmental permits and preliminary work to complete the service between West Palm Beach and Orlando … Click here to read more

MCSO: Woman’s body found off of Bridge Road

The body of a woman found off of Bridge Road yesterday has been identified as Ciara Lashay Taylor of West Palm Beach. Ms. Taylor’s cause of death has not yet been determined. … Click here to read more

Erin Brockovich talks toxic slime and cancer in Stuart: ‘Florida has a lot of water issues’

From The Miami Herald: “On Sunday, Brockovich traveled to Stuart in Martin County to talk to a crowd in Flagler Park about harmful algae blooms in the St. Lucie River … Click here to read more

Red Tide FAQs : Residents and visitors with respiratory issues should avoid Martin beaches

As red tide blooms approach coastal areas, breaking waves can cause their toxins to become mixed with airborne sea spray. People in coastal areas can experience varying degrees of eye, nose, and throat irritation … Click here to read more

Advisory issued for Hobe Sound and Bathtub Beaches

Beach goers are reporting respiratory issues consistent with Red Tide, which may be present. … Click here to read more

October 2: Stuart Police Department celebrates National Night Out Event

Join The Stuart Police Department  on October 2nd from 5-7 pm at the Guy Davis Soccer Fields to celebrate the City’s First Responders during this year’s National Night Out Event. The event is open to everyone and free of charge. … Click here to read more

Erin Brockovich coming to Treasure Coast Sunday

From WPTV: “Environmental activist Erin Brockovich will be on the Treasure Coast this Sunday. She has been vocal on social media about the ongoing algae crisis on both coasts of Florida … Click here to read more

WUSF: Measures that would help address Florida’s harmful algal blooms remain stalled in Congress

“Florida is waiting on Congress to authorize two efforts that could help address algal blooms plaguing the state’s coastal and inland waterways. The lack of action is jeopardizing Floridians’ health and the state’s economy, according to elected officials who have written letters asking Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell … Click here to read more

Stuart votes to ban city use of chemical glyphosate

 From WPTV: “Stuart city commissioners voted to ban city use of the chemical glyphosate Monday night. Glyphosate is commonly found in the weed killer Roundup. It has been considered possibly carcinogenic and other research links the chemical to algae growth … Click here to read more

Jupiter Islander Tiger Woods seals victory with ‘love you’ and kiss for girlfriend

From The New York Post: “Tiger Woods’ victory lap included a sweet embrace with girlfriend Erica Herman. After capturing the Tour Championship title on Sunday, his first win in five years, the golfer celebrated the momentous occasion with a kiss with his lady love … Click here to read more

Transparency-challenged Commission majority continues spending frenzy, taxpayers get the bill

From Ginny Sherlock, renowned local attorney, civic activist, and former Associated Press editor: “The Martin County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday to adopt resolutions approving the 3018/2019 budget for the fiscal year that begins October 1, 2018, hiking taxes to pay for increases in virtually every category of county spending … Click here to read more