Pineland Prairie: Plans for 3,375-acres of Kiplinger land in Palm City

“Lying between the Florida Turnpike and I-95, Pineland Prairie is the most centrally located, large tract of land in Martin County. Its 3,375-acres are immediately adjacent to well-established communities on all sides: Martin Downs on the east (across the Turnpike) … Click here to read more

Desperate for help: MCSO removes 11 horses, donkey in poor condition from Indiantown property

“The Martin County Sheriff’s Agricultural Crimes Unit is currently rescuing eleven horses and one donkey from a pasture on SW Amaryliss Avenue, and SW Arrowroot Street in Indiantown. Some of the animals are said to be in poor condition … Click here to read more

Palm City 9-year-old girl lands role in box office hit ‘Hidden Figures’

From WPTV: “However, the movie itself is only part of why this is truly an inspiring story. Lidya was born in Ethiopia, adopted by her Palm City family when she was four years old … Click here to read more

MCSO social media leads authorities straight to serial bank robber after Palm City robbery

From MCSO: “45-year old Anthony Carpino had less than 12 hours down time before the Martin County Sheriff’s Office, FBI, Volusia County Sheriff’s Office, and Daytona Beach Police were hot on his trail … Click here to read more

U.S. Congress hopeful Brian Mast moves to Palm City

“Standard Pacific of Florida sold Mast a house at 3045 NW Radcliffe Way in unincorporated Palm City for $712,505, on September 19. Most houses around Mast’s are for sale for up to $3 million, and the new development boasts river and ocean access, and access to two world-class golf clubs,” according to Jose Lambiet’s Gossip Extra … Click here to read more

WPTV: Three homes burglarized in Sunset Trace neighborhood in Palm City

“Residents of the Sunset Trace neighborhood in Palm City are being urged to be cautious following three home break-ins Tuesday. Detectives say a thief or thieves kicked in the doors of three homes on Sunset Trace Circle. … Click here to read more

Dade burglars again target Martin: MCSO and other agencies takedown at PC’s Hammock Creek

From MCSO: “32- year old Finnie Verlantis and 34-year old Casey Jerry never knew MCSO’s Air 1 was overhead recording their every move as the pair broke into the Hammock Creek Community and burglarized the golf course pro shop. The thieves had no idea MCSO’s Criminal Investigations Division works closely with the South Florida Burglary Task Force. … Click here to read more

Always verify credentials: Stuart man arrested for falsely identifying himself as licensed contractor

From The Martin County Sheriff’s Office: “When a Palm City homeowner found a business card placed at his front door, he took 25-year old Robert Andrew Schott’s word that he was a licensed contractor … Click here to read more

Woman arrested for nearly running over MCSO crossing guard in Palm City

From The Martin County Sheriff’s Office: ” Palm Beach County woman, angry that she couldn’t make her desired turn near an active school crossing zone, took matters into her hands today, challenging the crossing guard with her car. The incident happened along SW Martin Highway in Palm City (near Hidden Oaks Middle School) … Click here to read more

MCSO looking for suspects: Large rocks hurled at passing motorists in Palm City

“The Martin County Sheriff’s Office reports that the incidents are happening near Carmel, just north of Martin Highway. A motorist was injured when the large rock broke through his window and struck him in the face. Three other incidents were also reported … Click here to read more

2 electric cars suspected of sparking fires in a year on Treasure Coast

From WPTV: “A Palm City couple’s garage was destroyed last August after they say their white Ford C-Max Energi electric car sparked a fire. The Martin County Fire Department said investigators believe the car charger caught fire … Click here to read more