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Rosario cleared by state ethics panel of any violation

A Florida Ethics Commission attorney said School Board member Jackie Rosario didn’t violate any policies, procedures or ethical ...

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Longtime Shores staffer takes on interim town clerk duties

A longtime, trusted town staffer, Elizabeth “Liz” Scheidel, has stepped in as interim town clerk until the Indian ...

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Dog owners unleash criticism of new beach restrictions

The new dog ordinance in the Town of Orchid is only seven pages long, but two years of ...

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Million-dollar mainland: Island real estate price surge crosses the lagoon

As island home values continue to climb, pushing many buyers out of the 32963 market, mainland prices have ...

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Local vets plan WWII tribute on Memorial Island

Members of the local chapter of the Military Officers Association of America are spearheading the creation of a ...

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Will new law help curb rate hikes for property insurance?

Whether a new state law passed during a May special session of the legislature will do anything to ...

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COVID cases here seem to be leveling off

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 415 new COVID-19 cases were reported locally in the seven ...

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No-name storm gives island a soaking, but not much else

Vero’s first tropical storm warning of the 2022 hurricane season caught residents by surprise as an unnamed “potential ...

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In reversal, DeSantis won’t withhold school district funds

The school district, which was confronting the loss of $1.3 million in funding for defying a Florida Department ...

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Tax hike on the way? County’s revenue boom may not cover projected expenses

A pandemic-aided surge in the local real estate market last year drove up home prices and spurred new ...

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Alarming spike in COVID deaths, infections here

Eleven local people died with COVID-19 illness since May 1, bringing the countywide death toll to 663 people, ...

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Remarkable rise of the ‘Estate Section’ on south island

Known by several names over the years – Kansas City Colony, the Cobra Zone and now the Estate ...