Driver licenses have a new look

The Martin County Tax Collector’s Offices are now issuing the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles’ new, more secure Florida driver license and ID card. Changes have been made to incorporate increased fraud-protection measures.  Previous driver license and ID cards will still be in use … Click here to read more

Bathtub Beach re-opens; dune rehabilitation work complete

With the work to rehabilitate the north end of Bathtub Beach complete, Martin County is pleased to announce the beach will reopen today. Martin County Ocean Rescue will be on duty between the hours of 10 am – 5 pm … Click here to read more

From Martin County BOCC: New website design unveiled today

Today, the Martin County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) announced the anticipated release of its newly redesigned website for Martin County government.The updated design was initiated based on feedback received from the community and staff following the initial launch of the new website in November 2015. … Click here to read more

Martin County meetings for November 2017

An agenda of items to be considered will be available to the public in the Administrator’s Office, 2401 SE Monterey Road, Stuart. Items not included on the agenda may also be heard in consideration of the best interests of the public’s health, safety, welfare, and as necessary to protect every person’s right of access. … Click here to read more

Jupiter Island golfing great Greg Norman on the hunt for Australian home

From The Weekly Times (AU): “Norman, who was born in Mount Isa in Outback Queensland, far away from any beach, owns a 2400sqm Jupiter Island mansion home, known as Tranquility. Featuring its own putting green, it was listed with US$55 million hopes last year. He paid US$4.9M … Click here to read more

Enteric bacteria advisory issued: Avoid contact with water in Sandsprit Park and Stuart Causeway

Results are above acceptable levels for enterococcus bacteria at both the Sandsprit Park and Stuart Causeway and an advisory was issued to avoid contact with the water in these areas.If enteric bacteria are present in high concentrations and are ingested while swimming or enter the skin through a cut or sore, they may cause upset stomach, diarrhea, eye irritation and skin rashes. … Click here to read more

For sale by owner: Tiger’s ex lists her beachfront townhouse for $2.2M – twice what she paid

From The Daily Mail: “[Jupiter Islander] Tiger Woods’s ex, Elin Nordegren, who scored a $100 million divorce settlement, forgoes a broker and lists her beachfront townhouse for $2.2m – twice what she paid. Nordegren sunk more than $200k in renovations for the townhouse … Click here to read more

ESPN: Florida AG, Simpson attorney differ on thoughts of O.J.’s next home

“Attorney General Pam Bondi sent a letter to Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Julie L. Jones on Friday saying that she should immediately tell Nevada officials that Florida objects to Simpson serving his parole in Florida: ‘Our state should not become a country club for this convicted criminal … Click here to read more

Golf Digest: Tiger’s Jupiter Island putting contests against Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas

“Woods says that while his practice regimen is still limited to shots 60 yards and in, he has been having putting matches against Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas at his backyard practice facility in Jupiter Island. ‘Justin Thomas and Rickie Fowler have been dropping by my house for putting contests … Click here to read more

PBPost: Authorities raid Stuart massage parlor because of alleged prostitution activity

“One woman was arrested as authorities shut down a Stuart massage parlor Thursday because of alleged prostitution activity. Xiao Yin, 33, of Stuart, was arrested after city police searched the Asian Sports Massage in the 500 block of Southeast Dixie Highway. Detectives seized computers and documents … Click here to read more

Greg Norman’s Instagram video of Hurricane Irma on Jupiter Island

shark_gregnormanThis is my 9th experience to some degree with hurricanes/cyclones … Click here to read more