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Why Talk about Jupiter Island?

Why Talk about Jupiter Island? Before answering that question, allow me to correct two mistakes made in the 4-part series, “Jupiter Island on a Bumpy Road:”  First, Nathaniel Reed sold his 60 percent share of the Jupiter Island Club to its members in 1996, not 

Part 4: Jupiter Island on a Bumpy Road

Caught Between the Proverbial Rock and a Hard Place Dire consequences loom for the Town of Jupiter Island, regardless of the town commission’s decisions on Monday, Dec. 13. The argument over one block of South Beach Road with a scenic view of the ocean are 

Part 3: Jupiter Island on a Bumpy Road

Taking a Closer Look at a Town’s Competing Interests On the surface, not much seems similar between the still-ongoing legal morass Martin County caused itself that began in 2012 and the ruckus that swirls around the Town of Jupiter Island now. The details, however, reveal 

Part 2: Jupiter Island on a Bumpy Road

Controversy Poised to Explode into a Quagmire A split opinion nearly a year ago over development of a one-block stretch of Jupiter Island along South Beach Road now has grown to a furor, drawing outsiders into the fray and flirting with national attention. Just like 

Jupiter Island Begins its Bumpy Road

Jupiter Island Takes First Steps on County’s Well-worn Path It’s uncanny. Genteel Jupiter Island could well be following Martin County’s path into an abyss of costly and never-ending lawsuits that began nearly a decade ago. The issues are similar. Some of the players are the same,