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Surprise! Indians don’t need permit for a Tiki hut

Before you say GHO Homes President Bill Handler should’ve known better, given that his company is one of ...

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Hyper-local journalism: Getting sidewalk safety problems fixed

For the past 10 years, week in and week out, we’ve tried to provide island readers with information ...

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Can Orchid Publix attract enough summer business?

The more I write about Publix’s plans for Orchid, the more I hear from readers who keep asking ...

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Aren’t School Board races supposed to be nonpartisan?

We’re supposed to vote for School Board candidates based on their backgrounds, qualifications, ideas about education and visions ...

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Cycling groups should drop their push for new A1A sidewalk

Local cycling enthusiasts warmly embrace the Florida Department of Transportation’s willingness to consider installing wider, buffered bike lanes ...

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Successful USGA tournament at Orchid Island increases likelihood of future championships in Vero

In the afterglow of another wildly successful United States Golf Association national championship played in our neighborhood, it’s ...

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Dodgertown Golf not the key to keeping Vero Vero

For years, I’ve been driving past the former Dodgertown Golf Club property, occasionally glancing over at the nostalgia-filled ...

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Can Vero High make it to football Final Four?

When Lenny Jankowski was hired to be Vero Beach High School’s football coach in January 2011, his assignment ...

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A sweet feeling comes with giving like a honeycomb

A wise person once commented that there are three kinds of givers in the world: the flint, the ...

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What’s old Dodgertown property really worth?

What’s the former Dodgertown Golf Course property – 35 acres of mostly vacant land that has sat idle ...

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Historic Dodgertown needs old golf course

I’ve gotta admit: I was more than a little intrigued by Lakeland-based developer Mark Hulbert’s “urban  village” plan ...

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Keep the Farmers Market right where it belongs

Why gamble with the future of the Farmers Market Oceanside, the wildly popular market that for nearly a ...