Charles R. ‘Cork’ Walgreen III 1935 – 2016

From “Charles R. ‘Cork’ Walgreen III, 80, of Lake Forest, IL, chairman emeritus of the iconic U.S.-based drugstore chain Walgreen Co., died Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at his home in Lake Forest. He was 80 years old, and the grandson of Charles R. Walgreen Sr., who founded the 115-year-old pharmacy retailer. An avid sailing enthusiast and golfer, he was a member of Sailfish Point Club in Stuart … Click here to read more

CBS: $8 million approved to improve Jupiter Island, Sailfish Point beaches

From CBS: “Martin County Commissioners approve a multi-million dollar project to once again rebuild battered beaches. This time, the cash is going to a town with plenty of millionaires—Jupiter Island. Now Jupiter Island residents will get a gift from Martin County taxpayers, $6.2 million dollars … Click here to read more

Nineteen Haitian refugees taken into custody near Sailfish Point

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office took 19 Haitian refugees into custody after an early morning landing near Sailfish Point. MCSO Uniform Road Patrol responded to a call of trespassers just before 2:00am. … Click here to read more

Sailfish Point mansion to sell to highest bidder at April 25 auction

From WPTV: “The home, located at 2976 SE Dune Drive, boasts 10 bedrooms, at least ten hand painted ceilings, marble floors, an elaborate garden with 100 Koi, a movie theatre, state of the art kitchen, beautiful chandeliers and gold plated fixtures … Click here to read more

Joint agreement between Martin and Jupiter Island streamlines future dredging of St. Lucie Inlet

“This is only the beginning of a growing collaboration as the county works to bring others together with an interest in the inlet, including the communities of Sailfish Point and Loblolly as well as the town of Sewall’s Point,” reports The Palm Beach Post. … Click here to read more

Sailfish Point ‘Hurricane Alley’ home featured on HGTV, April 14, 8PM

Simon Jacobsen of Jacobsen Architecture told The Georgetown Dish: “A special feature is that the house can be quickly sealed off in the event of serious weather, ‘like a turtle ducking its head back in its shell.'” … Click here to read more

Sordid allegations in Sailfish Point domestic assault follow MA politico: hearing delayed until June

The Cape Cod Times reports that Christy Mihos, a controversial and outspoken political figure who twice ran unsuccessfully for governor of Massachusetts, has been embroiled in problems with his wife of 38 years, that extend from their Sailfish Point condominium in Stuart to the Bay State. For information from the Martin County Sheriff’s Department … Click here to read more