JUST RELEASED: Bullsugar’s Florida Primary Voter Guides

Bullsugar.org identified competitive primary races with a clear difference in candidates on the issue of stopping toxic algae discharges and restoring America’s Everglades. See exactly what questions were asked to candidates … Click here to read more

Golf legend Greg Norman bulldozes his $55M Jupiter Island mansion

From The Daily Mail: “Former world No 1 golfer Greg Norman has had his Jupiter Island mansion knocked down. The property, valued at $55 million, was put up for sale in 2016. Norman, known as The Shark, purchased ‘Tranquility’ for $4.9 million in 1991 … Click here to read more

Scientists say don’t eat fish caught near algae

From WPTV: “Scientists are warning the public not to eat fish caught near algae blooms because some species could have chemicals linked to Alzheimer’s and Lou Gehrig’s disease … Click here to read more

Harmony development, fire assessment on BCC agenda Tuesday

From Ginny Sherlock, renowned local attorney, civic activist, and former Associated Press editor: “Martin County commissioners will hold a public hearing Tuesday on a petition filed by Harmony Ranch to establish an independent Community Development District on 2,700 acres in Western Martin County for a 129-home residential development.  The public hearing will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. … Click here to read more

Medical researchers’ outlook on toxic algae risks and precautions

From Bullsugar.org: “Don’t panic. Don’t swim in it. Don’t eat anything that does. Medical researchers who study cyanobacteria and its human health impacts delivered clear, candid advice to a live audience this week in Stuart. But that advice contradicted much of what the public is being told about Florida’s toxic algae blooms … Click here to read more

Sea lice reported along Florida beaches — everything you need to know

From ABC News: “A trip to the beach may leave you with an itchy rash as people are reporting cases of “sea lice” after a dip in Florida’s waters. Those affected experience an itchy, irritated rash — often with bumps and welts … Click here to read more

Elliott Museum ‘s unique automated storage system enables visitors to view vehicles close up

From The Journal.ClassicCars.com: “If you’d like to spend a day looking over cars, trucks, motorcycles, engines, and things Americana, like baseball, model trains and kites, we have a suggestion for you: Elliott Museum in Stuart. The museum has a feature like no other: One entire side of the building is taken up by a three-story automated conveyor system that houses more than 50 vehicles … Click here to read more

Godspeed Nat Reed

From Bullsugar: “We lost Nathaniel Reed this week, on the heels of losing Karl Wickstrom. Two legendary figures who changed our world and gave future generations the chance to experience American wilderness. They inspired and encouraged us to fight … Click here to read more

BREAKING: Nat Reed, environmental icon, dies at 84

From The Palm Beach Post: “Nathaniel Pryor Reed came from old money, but his love was the land. Part of the Reed dynasty of southern Martin County’s Hobe Sound and Jupiter Island, he hobnobbed with the Bushes and members of FDR’s cabinet … Click here to read more

Hate nasty political ads? Well, in Florida, your tax dollars fund them

From The Orlando Sentinel: “For the next four months, turning on your TV will be like a lot like beating yourself over the head with a frying pan. But here’s something even more annoying: You help pay for many of the ads. … Click here to read more

Corps to suspend flows from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will suspend water releases from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Estuaries effective Monday morning, July 9. … Click here to read more