Four arrested in Palm City after crime spree: More South Florida criminals target Martin County

From Martin County Sheriff’s Office: “Criminals from South Florida continue to take aim at Martin County already costing residents thousands in stolen and damaged property, and forcing our areas crime rate to rise. Four suspects from Pompano Beach were arrested after stealing … Click here to read more

14+ auto burglaries: Dolphin Bar, Pineapple Park in JB, Hutchinson Island Publix, Sailfish Splash

“The Martin County Sheriff’s Office has responded to at least 14 auto burglaries tonight at the following areas: Dolphin Bar, and Pineapple Park in Jensen Beach, Publix on Hutchinson Island, and Sailfish Splash in Stuart … Click here to read more

Federal government alleges Jensen Beach company owes more than $460,000

“A Jensen Beach limited liability company is alleged to have defaulted on a federal loan,” reports The Florida Record. “United States of America, on behalf of the U.S. Small Business Administration, filed a complaint on March 30 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against O’Connor Enterprises of South Florida Inc. … Click here to read more

Violent Sexual Predator search on Treasure Coast

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

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

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

hhgregg closing 88 stores nationwide, 15 in FL, includes Treasure Coast Mall store (Jensen Beach)

From WPTV: “Indianapolis-based hhgregg is closing 88 stores as part of its ‘turnaround’ efforts, the company announced Thursday morning. None of the 88 stores are located in Indiana, but there are many in Florida … Click here to read more

Library’s BookMania! event returns March 4

BookMania!, the most prestigious literary event on the Treasure Coast, will return for its 23rd year on March 4, 2017 from 9:00am to 3:00pm at Jensen Beach High School, 2875 NW Goldenrod Road. Authors will participate in one of multiple panel discussions, including Young Adult, Historical Fiction, and Health & Wellness … Click here to read more

75 years later: How World War II changed Florida forever

From The Palm Beach Post: “If you were living on Jupiter Island 75 years ago, on Feb. 21, 1942, you might have been partying at the local drinking hole, relaxing in your living room, or asleep in bed. All of a sudden, you would have felt the ground beneath you vibrate… Stuart insurance agent Ralph Hartman recalled that night … Click here to read more

Martin County to reinstate CRA’s

From WFLX: “Martin County Commissioners are in favor of bringing back independent Community Redevelopment Agencies (CRAs). They are set to vote to rewrite the ordinance this month. … Click here to read more

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boater, 66, near Jensen Beach

Missing is Stuart Savanuck, 66. A staff member from the Jensen Beach Boat Rentals company contacted watch standers at Coast Guard Sector Miami Monday afternoon to report Savanuck overdue. … Click here to read more

Work begins to remove toxic algae blooms

From ABC10: “For weeks, odorous algae has been choking the life out of waterways in several Florida counties, and on Monday, work began to remove the toxic algae blooms. The process is loud and at times messy, but it appears to be tackling the problem at the Outboards Only Marina in Jensen Beach … Click here to read more