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

Governor adds Lee and Palm Beach counties to Martin/St. Lucie state of emergency over algae

From The Palm Beach Post: “Gov. Rick Scott has expanded a state of emergency already issued for Martin and St. Lucie counties because of an algae bloom to include Lee and Palm Beach counties … Click here to read more

PBPost: Treasure Coast still not giving up the fight vs All Aboard Florida

From The Palm Beach Post’s award-winning blogger, Sally Swartz: “The fight to stop All Aboard Florida from ruining Treasure Coast downtowns and neighborhoods, slowing ambulances and endangering pedestrians at railway crossings is far from over.The speedy trains ‘would decimate’ Stuart and other Treasure Coast communities, former American Airlines executive Robert Crandall told Martin County’s League of Women Voters … Click here to read more

Stolen property recovered from HS home, seeking 29-year-old suspect

Shane Staton was recently released from prison in 2013, and was identified by witnesses as the suspect seen breaking into a home along Crossrip Street in Hobe Sound. Investigators recovered large amounts of stolen property belonging to multiple victims, from Martin, Palm Beach, and other Counties. ***UPDATE*** … Click here to read more

ABC News: Corps runs out of sand for Miami-Dade beaches, looks to Treasure Coast to renourish

There’s more than enough sand available off southeastern Florida for beach renourishment projects in five counties over the next 50 years, according to a new study by the corps and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. However, almost all of it is located in state or federal waters off St. Lucie, Martin and Palm Beach counties — not Broward or Miami-Dade. … Click here to read more

Where the rich reside: Wealthiest ZIP codes according to Florida Trend

Florida Trend reports that 25 people from the Forbes 400 are residents or have a second home in Palm Beach. Among other residential areas, the most generous ZIP code in Florida is the colorful Penney Farms … Click here to read more

Video: FEMA denies Florida $70M federal assistance after Sandy seriously eroded beaches

Federal money will not help restore Florida beaches battered by Hurricane Sandy. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is denying a state request for more than $70 million in assistance. Martin, Indian River, St. Lucie and Palm Beach Counties asked for more than $32 million combined, but were all denied. WPTV video … Click here to read more

Newly drawn congressional districts still face review, but these are likely scenarios

‘The Sunshine State News’ Chief Political Correspondent Kenric Ward explains the three-way shuffle of newly drawn congressional districts in South Florida, and some of the possible scenarios that could occur here on the Treasure Coast and here in Martin County. … Click here to read more