You should not ever look directly at the sun.  Safe viewing of Monday's eclipse will, however, be possible through filters placed on telescopes and available for the public to use free of charge at IRSC'S  Hallstrom Planetarium

.  Find out more by clicking HERE.

On Tuesday, Aug, 29 Martin County residents will be asked if they want to increase the sales tax by a penny.

Find out more about when and how you can vote by clicking HERE.

See what projects Martin County officials would like to improve with the revenues from the sales tax increase by clicking HERE.

Visit the Martin County Taxpayers Association website by clicking HERE.


The public is invited to participate in a workshop on bridging the gap between the community and police.  Find out more and sign up to participate by clicking HERE.

Back to school

Aug 14, 2017

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the re-opening of schools.  In Indian River and St.

Drew Mello talks with Gail Searles with the Pineapple Playhouse in Fort Pierce.

The Pineapple Playhouse is St. Lucie County’s oldest not-for-profit theater. The opening show of their 45th season, The Lady Swims Today by local playwright HG Brown runs September 7th through September 24th.

For information on the Pineapple Playhouse click here:

Back-To-School Safety Tips

Aug 10, 2017

Okeechobee and Brevard County public school students head back to class Aug. 10.  Students in Indian River, St. Lucie and Palm Beach Counties go back Aug. 14.  Martin County students start Aug. 15.

Wish Upon A (Falling) Star

Aug 9, 2017

The best time to see the meteor shower this week is before midnight.

Your car will heat up quickly in our current heat.  No person or pet should be left in your car, even if you're just running into the store for a moment.

Animals Feel The Heat Too

Aug 8, 2017

Make sure your pet has plenty of water and watch them for signs of overheating.