Commissioners spar over funding for dredging St. Lucie Inlet

Finding the funding to dredge the St. Lucie Inlet, vital to the health of the Martin County marine industry, thus, to the wider economy, has been like walking on ice floes–too much uncertainty to know the path ahead. The stress shows at the edges of 

Hobe Grove sold

Midbrook 1st Realty paid $43.76 million to Becker Holdings of Vero Beach for the 2,823 acres currently being proposed for development as Hobe Grove, according to public records.

Harmony Ranch developer answers critics of proposed development

Hobe Sound resident and former county commissioner Tom Kenny, vice president of Harmony Ranch, wants “equal” time with area citizens. “I just feel that if people know the facts,” he says, “it will change their perspective.” He recognizes that residents’ perceptions of the proposed development 

Controversy continues its swirl around Cato’s Bridge beach

Federal and Palm Beach county officials presented a revised plan for shoreline stabilization of the Intracoastal Waterway near the Jupiter Inlet lighthouse at a meeting Oct. 25 at the federal Bureau of Land Management office in Tequesta. The plan, presented by BLM official Bruce Dawson 

Hobe Sound 9/11 Memorial closer to reality

The Hobe Sound 9/11 Memorial site finally has a home. Hobe Sound artist Nadia Utto announced on her website,, during the first week of September that the Hobe Sound Fire Station #32 on Federal Highway south of Bridge Road will be the site of