New allegations against former Stuart mayor

Stuart City Commissioner Eula Clarke (Source: WFLX)

From WFLX: “Stuart City Commissioner Eula Clarke resigned as mayor shorty after allegedly making a ‘pig’ comment in the presence of an officer. Now, an investigative report alleges she may have said much worse. The investigation reveals several Stuart city employees were interviewed about a history of comments allegedly made by the former mayor … Click here to read more

Witham Field in Stuart getting more traffic with Palm Beach County flight restrictions


“There’s more air traffic going into a Stuart airport thanks to Presidential Temporary Flight Restrictions in place whenever President Donald Trump comes to town,” according to WPTV. “Witham Field Airport Manager George Stokus says with the TFR in place in Palm Beach County, he estimates his airport is getting at least 100 more aircraft than normal this time of year … Click here to read more

75 years later: How World War II changed Florida forever

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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

WPTV: Eula Clarke steps down as Stuart mayor

(Source: WPTV)

“Stuart Mayor Eula Clarke said she is stepping down from the position after a comment she made earlier this month.Walking into a convenience store where a police officer was present she said, ‘I didn’t know we were serving pig tonight.’ … Click here to read more

Senate president Joe Negron of Stuart steps down from job at law firm


WPTV reports that Senate President Joe Negron says he is resigning from his law firm to make sure he has no potential conflicts of interest. Negron has been working at the Gunster law firm, a large corporate firm that lobbies the Florida Legislature … Click here to read more

Maryland campground buzzes with visitors from Stuart for inauguration, march


“Jodi DiTerlizzi and her husband Michael drove up from Stuart, Florida. Before coming to D.C., the couple drove up to New York and visited the Trump Tower,” according to WTOP. … Click here to read more

Homeless man found beaten in Stuart

(Source: WPTV)

From WPTV: “A homeless man was found severely beaten in Stuart Thursday morning, according to police. He was discovered in a wooded area in the 3800 block of SE Federal Highway … Click here to read more

Stuart teen dies in Hobe Sound crash

FHP: Stuart teen dead in motorcycle crash (Source: Palm Beach Post)

From The Palm Beach Post: A 16-year-old boy from Stuart died in a motorcycle crash in Hobe Sound on Wednesday night which involved seven other people. The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. on the intersection of Southeast Gomez Avenue … Click here to read more

Racial disparities in Martin County court investigated by Sarasota Herald-Tribune

(Source: Sarasota Herald-Tribune)

“The buck stops with the judge at the end of the day,” said Veverly Gary Hamilton, an attorney and president of the Florida Treasure Coast chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. “That’s where liberty hangs in the balance.” … Click here to read more

Drunk, topless woman offered cop sex after car crash in Stuart

Jamie Schmude (Source: Martin County Sheriff's Office)

From The Toronto Sun: “A belching, topless Florida blond crashed her car and then tried to wiggle out of her woe by telling a cop he was the ‘sexiest thing.’ Cops say Jamie Schmude was behind the wheel of a four-door vehicle on the Dixie Hwy. in Stuart … Click here to read more

How to address Martin County Legislative Delegation, January 5 in Stuart


From Senator Joe Negron’s office: “How to address the members of the Martin County Legislative Delegation at their upcoming public meeting, Thursday, January 5, 2017 from 9:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M., Commission Chambers, Stuart City Hall, 121 SW Flagler Avenue, Stuart The public meeting affords you the opportunity to briefly update the entire assembled delegation of your ideas … Click here to read more