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Vero memorializes Alma Lee Loy two years after death

In a celebration delayed two years by the pandemic, friends, family and colleagues gathered Saturday morning at First ...

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New veterinary medical center on U.S. 1 running behind schedule

An impressive, albeit unfinished, building at 1833 U.S. 1 – just north of the long-empty, deteriorating former home ...

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Doctor shortage: Big problem that is getting worse

Vero Beach is feeling the impact of a serious and growing nationwide shortage of physicians, and national healthcare ...

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‘Rising Star’ quality pervades Vero Opera’s Masque Ball

Venice in the Golden Age of Opera was wonderfully channeled at the elegant Grand Harbor Club, which overflowed ...

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Next Friday will be end of an era for Jaycee Park’s Seaside Grill

Next Friday, April 22, will be a bittersweet day for the scores of regulars who have come to ...

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Ten-sational! Stunning performances at Rising Stars Opera Fest

Ten of the most exciting young voices in opera thrilled a sophisticated audience at the Vero Beach High ...

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Changing streetlight bulbs: It’s not a joke

How many calls to utility departments does it take to change a streetlight bulb? Well, when that bulb ...

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Long-delayed 12th Street subdivision suddenly takes shape

After years of preparation and delay, a 54-unit townhome development has suddenly materialized on 12th Street, just west ...

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The Orchid Town Council nixes Children’s Trust

The Orchid Town Council at its February meeting voted down a resolution that would have included the small ...

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Orchid Town Council may move its town hall

The Orchid Town Council is exploring new locations for its town hall, including a planned DiVosta Homes development ...

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Florida Senate proposing drastic cuts in support for arts

Vero’s cultural community mobilized last week as word spread that the state’s budget appropriation for the arts was ...

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A1A office building undergoes a $1 million transformation

You might do a double-take passing the two-level commercial building at 5055 A1A in Central Beach a few ...