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Open letter from Commission Chair Harold Jenkins urges calm

What are we doing to ourselves? Among dozens of angry emails and social media posts since the Martin County Commission’s unanimously approved face-mask mandate this week was this email from Martin County Commission Chair Harold Jenkins. Instead of waiting another week to publish in Martin…

Jenkins: Need better Covid statistics

Martin County Commission Chair Harold Jenkins offers solution After six hours of public comment during last week’s Covid-19 meeting, Martin County Commission Chair Harold Jenkins’ call for more accurate statistics got buried under the commission’s own face-mask debate on July 2. Prior to adjourning the…

No surprise in high court’s ruling on Maggy Hurchalla’s appeal

Dark clouds always seem to swirl over environmentalist Maggy Hurchalla’s court rulings amid the wider top-of-mind issues of death and destruction. The first $4.4 million judgment awarded by a Martin County Circuit Court jury against Hurchalla for damages to Lake Point Restoration came Feb. 14,…

A ‘novel’ approach to the Mutt March Festival tomorrow

Mutt March Festival adapts to novel coronavirus pandemic The CoVid-19 pandemic resulted in numerous canceled events, but two organizations are definitely going ahead with theirs — one happening only “online,” the other re-scheduled to a definite date four months down the road. The 17th annual Mutt March Festival, sponsored by the…

Celebrate March with an abundance of events

Low-cost inaugural Kids Fishing Tournament kicks off in Indiantown with prizes for youngsters, ages 5-15 The first of its kind is coming to Indiantown this month with the inaugural 1st Kids Fishing Tournament, sponsored by the Indiantown Chamber of Commerce. Set for Saturday, March 21 –…