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Jennifer Torres

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Derelict boat ‘cuki’ now rests in pieces

The Cuki has crumbled. Sixteen months ago, a 45-foot sailboat named the Cuki – better known by

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‘Black gold’ rush: Composting efforts draw enthusiastic community support

While some people see only crushed eggs shells, used coffee grounds or last night’s leftover dinne

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Ageless wonder still walks, talks MelBeach history

For 35 years, Melbourne Beach town historian Frank Thomas has guided fascinated, history-loving grou

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Saint Stephen’s Way project offers real hope for homeless

For 49 years, Eddie Struttmann and his family have owned Ace Hardware in Indialantic, where he’s e

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Driver may face charges in fatality IN FATALITY

A deadly crash in Melbourne Beach could result in charges against one of the drivers involved. Ac

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Playground at Ryckman set for $100K upgrade

The playground at Ryckman Park in Melbourne Beach is about to get a $100,000 facelift which includes

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How to work around Riverside Drive closure

Ongoing stormwater repairs in Melbourne Beach have forced a road closure in the 500 block of Riversi

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Cops continue hunt for home invaders who stole rifles

No arrests have been made and the investigation into the home invasion robbery of two AR-15 rifles f

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Updated rules for shark fishing seem to have some teeth

After pushing for improved shark-fishing regulations for more than a decade, Melbourne Beach Mayor J

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Block party! Local roads featured in new Christmas Parade route

So good, you get to see it twice. For 52 years, that was the unofficial motto of the Melbourne Be

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Volunteers help make ‘Public Works’ work

From maintaining sidewalks to painting and preserving historic houses, the public works department i

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6-vote election victory survives manual recount

After a manual recount of Melbourne Beach votes was ordered by the supervisor of elections, the resu

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