MCSO: Four Miami/Broward women stole hundreds of dollars of liquor from Palm City stores

(Source: MCSO)

“Employees at Walgreens and Publix on Martin Downs Boulevard were able to provide descriptions of the suspects, as well as a possible get-a-way vehicle … Click here to read more

Violent Sexual Predator search on Treasure Coast

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From WPBF: “All eyes are peeled in Martin County after the sheriff’s office said a violent sexual predator may have been seen Wednesday near Indian Riverside Park … Click here to read more

Forbes: These are Florida’s 20 richest billionaires

(Source: The South Florida Business Journal)

From The South Florida Business Journal: “The Sunshine State is home to 51 of the world’s 2,043 billionaires, according to Forbes’ 31st Annual World’s Billionaires List, released Monday.” [#18 on the Florida list is George Lindemann & Family, current net worth $3.4B, known here in Martin County for their Lake Point rockpit lawsuits.] … Click here to read more

US Army Corps of Engineers doesn’t expect to see water releases like 2016

(Source: WPTV)

From WPTV: “Even though there are not drastic changes as to how the Army Corps of Engineers stores and releases water, it doesn’t think we will see conditions that created the murky, toxic blue-green algae that plagued the Treasure Coast; and the reason is rain … Click here to read more

Senate Transportation Committee passes Florida High Speed Passenger Rail Safety Act

(Source: FL Senate)

The Florida Senate Transportation Committee, on March 14, passed Senate Bill 386 by Senator Debbie Mayfield, which establishes the Florida High Speed Passenger Rail Safety Act. Citizens Against Rail Expansion in Florida (CARE FL) Chairman Brent Hanlon released the following … Click here to read more

98 bus stops could be cut in Martin County

(Source: WFLX)

From WFLX: “The Martin County School District sent a letter to nearly 2,900 households this week, warning residents that their children’s bus stop may be eliminated starting in August, 2017. The letters went to anyone who lives within 2 miles of their school, regardless of whether or not they take the bus to school … Click here to read more

Martin County Sheriff’s Office detectives seeking victims of stolen gift cards sent through US Mail

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The Martin County Sheriff’s Office would like to speak to anyone who mailed a letter or a card containing a gift card out of the Jensen Beach or Hutchinson Island Post Office, but later learned that card never arrived to its destination … Click here to read more

Nathaniel Reed’s new book – ‘Travels on the Green Highway: An Environmentalist’s Journey’

"Nathaniel Reed's inspiring life story should energize anyone who cares about the air we breathe, the water we drink and the planet we share. With passion, tenacity and savvy political bridge-building, Reed has earned a special place among America's most formidable crusaders for the environment." - Carl Hiaasen, journalist and author

From Senator Bob Graham, on Jupiter Islander Nathaniel Reed’s new book, Travels on the Green Highway: “It is impossible to overstate the contribution Nathaniel Reed has made to transforming the culture of Florida. When he arrived more than six decades ago, Florida was continuing a long-held belief that Florida, its land, water, wildlife, other natural resources with few exceptions, were commodities to be used and disposed of at the will of … Click here to read more

Alert from Citizens Against Rail Expansion in Florida: Stream Senate Committee, March 14, 2PM

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From CARE FL (Citizens Against Rail Expansion in Florida): “As many of you have been following the high-speed rail issue in the Treasure Coast region, we wanted to take this opportunity to make sure you were aware that Senator Debbie Mayfield’s bill addressing high-speed rail safety and costs will be up in committee tomorrow … Click here to read more

Former Mets executive is new CEO of Brightline

Michael Reininger and Dave Howard discuss Brightline in front of a scale model of Downtown Miami. (Source: Brightline)

“The company announced today that Dave Howard, a veteran executive from the sports and entertainment industry, has joined Brightline’s leadership team as Chief Executive Officer … Click here to read more

Hobe Sound daycare center under investigation by Department of Children and Familes [DCF]

(Source: WPTV)

“A daycare center in Hobe Sound is under investigation by the Florida Department of Children and Families after reports of a teacher falling asleep, leaving children unsupervised,” according to WPTV. “The director of the Dunbar Center, Paul Kelly, did not want to go on camera but confirmed the incident … Click here to read more