Monthly Archives: February 2016

Strong sea turtle nesting season expected; effect of Lake O discharges unknown

By Tyler Treadway of TCPalm Strong but not record-breaking numbers are expected in the sea turtle nesting season that begins Tuesday along the Treasure Coast. The wild card this year: Lake Okeechobee discharges that are clouding not only water, but … Continue reading

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TO DO LIST:Dubois Pioneer Home reopens in Jupiter

1. EAT UP “Old Florida Historic Dinner,” The Apollo School Foundation The dinner will be a 21st century rendition of what people might have eaten had they lived in Florida 100 years ago. The menu, which includes prickly pear cactus … Continue reading

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Local Voices: Vote against bonds: Town biased on utility issue

I am writing to underscore the town’s bias in advocating for its undergrounding project. I also question the town’s “selectivity” in providing the basic, crucial information we need to make an informed voting decision. A much-repeated argument within the town’s … Continue reading

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Governor declares state if emergency for counties affected by Lake O discharges

By Tyler Treadway Editor’s note: This article has been updated from its original version. Around midafternoon Friday, Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in Martin and St. Lucie and Lee counties because of the ongoing discharges of Lake … Continue reading

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Inside look at the DuBois Home $600000 grand opening renovation

Debbie DeLucco, who was born in Niagara Falls and lives in Jupiter, has been a docent at the DuBois Pioneer Home since August. The two-story home is open for tours on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The tours … Continue reading

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Thousands of Blacktip Sharks Are Hanging Out on Florida’s Coast Right Now

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Registration is full for walking tour of Inlet Village in Jupiter

Registration is full for the walking tour of the Inlet Village in Jupiter hosted by the Palm Beach County Planning Congress on Sat., Feb. 27 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. The event, which will start and end at Guanabanas … Continue reading

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Things to Do!

By Kelly Bruce Beard Treat the kids to a weekend out! Fun festivities abound in Jupiter this weekend, including Sea Fest and Touch-A-Truck. Or go see “Dinosaurs Around the World” at the South Florida Science Center. Here are some ideas … Continue reading

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House approves boater safety discounts

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The House unanimously backed a measure Wednesday that would provide annual vessel-registration fee discounts for boaters. The bill (HB 427), sponsored by Rep. MaryLynn Magar, R-Tequesta, would provide discounts of about 25 percent for boaters who have … Continue reading

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Free Bonus Treasure at ‘Sea Fest For Kids!’

“Sea Fest For Kids” at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is just around the corner – on Saturday, Feb. 27, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. With sea-inspired fun, education, vendors, land-based activities, water safety demonstrations and a bounty … Continue reading

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