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Lawsuits meant to silence questions about development in Martin don't pass smell test

It was skunk week in Martin County. Not to malign Florida’s real skunks, but their human imitators left an odiferous trail countywide last week. On the hit list: A respected environmental group, Martin County government and residents who have fought developers who don’t want to follow the county’s protective growth rules. 584 more words


FL - Fort Pierce man, 90, goes missing after trip to bank | www.palmbeachpost.com

A 90-year-old Fort Pierce man was reported missing Friday night after he failed to home from a trip to his bank.

James Fitzsimons left his home on St. 29 more words


Judge: Charter School Not Required To Bus Students

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Pointing to choices made by parents, a state judge has ruled that a Southeast Florida school district cannot require a charter school to provide bus transportation to students. 545 more words


"One Nation Under Mosquitos," St Lucie River/Indian River Lagoon

Since the Lost Summer of 2013 and the super bloom of 2011-2013, the counties from the south and to the north along the Indian River Lagoon have been “coming together.” The more unified we are, the better we can protect, improve, and negotiate with our legislature  for our waters.   389 more words

Do Florida homeowners need better consumer protection when it comes to Citizens Property Insurance?

It’s almost as if while signing 17 other bills into law June 2, Gov. Rick Scott said to himself, “I’ve got to veto something.” How else to comprehend his contortion of logic to justify dumping homeowner insurance reform by claiming it would produce the opposite of the consumer protection it specifies. 353 more words


St. Lucie County beaches reopen today after sharks moved in Monday

Two St. Lucie County beaches were closed Monday after sharks were sighted and didn’t want to leave.

Waveland, which is just north of the Martin County line, and Pepper Park, north of Fort Pierce were closed. 127 more words


Jail is the new state mental hospital. Where are the diversion programs?



Jail is the new state mental hospital.

and Florida is one of the worst places.

If its “our money” we’d like to keep it and not waste it on housing people. 1,102 more words