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Florida Governor Charlie Crist arrived this afternoon in Vero Beach to announce that the Board of Directors of Piper Aircraft has accepted the $32 million Financial Incentive Package offered by the state of Florida and Indian River County.   Piper agrees to benchmarks of investment and new jobs i...
Three Treasure Coast high schools made Newsweek Magazine's list of outstanding high schools.  The ranking is based on the number of advanced classes that students take and graduation rates. This year, Vero Beach High School and Lincoln Park Academy are among the nation's top 5% of high schools.  ...
An education bill that would change the way schools receive their state "grades" awaits Governor Crist's signature.  The provision would count the FCAT test for half the schools evaluation and the other half would be established by other measurements, including graduation rates and college prepar...
According to the American Lung Association's "State of the Air 2008" released on Thursday, that measured ozone air pollution announced that the Treasure Coast counties that includes Indian River, St Lucie and Martin counties are among the cleanest in the nation.  Researchers explain that the prev...
Members of the Sexton family who own the Patio, a well-known Vero Beach eatery, say that they intend to reopen the restaurant as soon as they sort out the legal issues involved when the 24-year tenant recently abandoned the establishment a few days ago.  They also plan to re-hire the employees wh...
One of our favorite events in Vero Beach is 'Taste of Vero' where we graze along Ocean Drive to enjoy sumptuous samples of delightful entrees, specialty dishes and sweet treats presented by the area restaurants.  A ticket for $35 per person entitles one to eat well and at the same time contribute...
Gloria and Emilio Estafan announced the opening of the new luxury oceanfront Costa d'Este Beach Resort in Vero Beach, Florida recently at a New York City gala for travel professionals and travel media representatives.  The local pre-opening is scheduled for June and the Grand Opening in July.  Th...
The Patio, a Vero Beach landmark restaurant, has apparently closed even though there was no prior notice for employees or the public.  When we stopped for lunch yesterday, the doors were locked without any reason posted on the door.  We now learn that no one has yet been able to reach the current...

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