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Extended stay hotel coming to Vero Beach

Staybridge is part of InterContinental Hotels Group's extended-stay brand and will cater to travelers reserving for multiple days, weeks or months. It will offer luxurious studio, one- and two-bedroom suites with fully-equipped kitchens, and a host of additional amenities.

TCPALM - 2018-07-19 13:37:00

Protest filed against Vero Beach electric-utility sale to Florida Power & Light Co.

The petition by the Civic Association of Indian River County, filed Wednesday, asks for a hearing on the issue. The eight-page appeal disputes claims that the public was given adequate notice of the sale and that future FPL rates will be lower than current Vero Beach electric rates.

TCPALM - 2018-07-19 15:39:00

Humane Society of Vero Beach's Offers Half Off Adoption Fees - Sebastian Daily

VERO BEACH, Florida – The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County (HSVB) will be holding aClear The Shelter Eventon Friday, July 27, Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29 from 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

SEBASTIANDAILY.COM - 2018-07-18 17:41:20

Construction of Cole Coppola Memorial Fishing Pier in Vero Beach

Phil Paniagua (left) and Jesus Mateo, of WilCo Construction Inc., of Fort Pierce, use a beam to check the level of wood planks being installed in the frame of the Cole Coppola Memorial Fishing Pier under construction on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at Riverside Park in Vero Beach. The Live Like Cole Fo

TCPALM - 2018-07-19 19:41:41

'It's just marijuana': Recent Indian River cases, death show just how risky it really is

Try asking Christian Barthelemy, 17; Roberto Santos and Anthony Cavil Jr., both 18; Latravious Rivers and Jorge Lazaro Casales, both 19; Camilo Villamizar, 20, and Domonic Coppola, 21.

TCPALM - 2018-07-19 13:42:00

Apparent drowning investigated in Vero Beach

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WPTV - 2018-07-18 19:59:04

Passengers rescued after air boat crashes in alligator infested Melbourne lake

Leon Whitworth, the boat's owner, said he wasn't sure what caused the boat to capsize as he was cruising along the water with a group of friends from out-of-town.

WESH - 2018-07-19 20:11:00

Sebastian woman arrested after stealing from mother-in-law - Sebastian Daily

SEBASTIAN, Florida – A 38-year-old woman was arrested Wednesday after she stole and pawned an Echo weed eater that belonged to her mother-in-law, according to the Sebastian Police Department.

SEBASTIANDAILY.COM - 2018-07-19 17:45:52

Vero Beach City Council chambers packed, but two members missing | Thumb down

Council members may be expected to miss a limited number of meetings, even if they’re paid $10,800 a year in Vero Beach. Constituents should consider absences when judging incumbents.

TCPALM - 2018-07-19 17:31:00

Woman found dead in pool after apparent accidental drowning, police say

Officers responded to the 1300 block of Pointras Drive about 8:45 a.m. to perform a welfare check on the resident.Upon arrival, they located Vickie Cooper deceased in the swimming pool.No evidence of foul play was discovered, according to Lt. John Pedersen of the Vero Beach Police Department.The inc

TCPALM - 2018-07-18 19:54:00

Massage therapist in Jensen Beach accused of inappropriate touching some customers

Deputies arrested Correia III, of Port St. Lucie, on a warrant and charged him with sexual battery.

WPTV - 2018-07-19 14:36:51

Off the Beat: Man drops pants, says drugs ‘blessed to him by God’

Geoffrey Ian Mckelvey, 53, was jailed by Martin County sheriff’s officials after the July 11 incidents.

TCPALM - 2018-07-19 10:00:00

Upcoming Vero Beach events highlight teen-friendly and family-friendly activities

You’ve read here more than a few times about programs and events in Indian River County produced by the Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation. Who doesn’t love some barbecue and down home, foot-stompin’ music with their poetry every spring?

TCPALM - 2018-07-19 13:00:00

Man pulled MDMA, cocaine and gold teeth from pants while fleeing police, deputies say

Samuel Smith, 21, of the 1200 block of Bell Avenue in Fort Pierce, was a passenger in a car heading north on the Roosevelt Bridge when deputies stopped the driver, saying he was going 98 mph when the speed limit was 45 mph.

TCPALM - 2018-07-18 18:56:00

Cyanobacteria myths: Not all algae is toxic, blue-green or from Lake Okeechobee discharges

Since the discharges started June 1, TCPalm has received reports of more than 60 possible blue-green algae blooms on the Treasure Coast. Many were reported by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, others have been confirmed as blue-green algae by DEP, and the rest show strong evidence

TCPALM - 2018-07-19 13:52:00

Heat index to reach 100+ degrees across Space and Treasure coasts

Daily record high temperatures Wednesday along the Space and Treasure coasts remain in the high 90s, and likely won't be challenged, according to forecasters.

TCPALM - 2018-07-18 15:15:00

Five Mexican citizens living in Fellsmere illegally to be deported after Tuesday raid

Francisco Gonzalez, 27, was found with three bags of cocaine weighing about 2 grams, officers said.


Suspected cocaine dealers arrested by Indian River County Sheriff's Office

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement reported 3,341 murders, rapes, robberies, aggravated assaults, burglaries, larcenies and motor vehicle thefts throughout the county, the seven crimes tracked by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. That's up 7 percent from 2016. GINNY BEAGAN/TCPALMWoch


U.S. Rep. Brian Mast grills Army Corps over Lake Okeechobee discharges to St. Lucie River

U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Palm City, posed his questions to Ray Alexander, the Corps' Homeland Security chief and contingency operations director, during a Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee hearing.

TCPALM - 2018-07-18 18:22:00

Beach Bites has oceanfront views and daily specials, but you have to find your own seat

Big fans of the light, soft and airy Penny Hill sub rolls, we were taken aback when we saw the sign at the eatery market at Wabasso Beach had changed from Penny Hill to Beach Bites.