The flu season is in full sing and influenza activity is increasing across the state.  You can find out more about the flu by clicking 

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about a young resident of Palm City who will have a special interest in the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 26.  Nine-year-old Lidya Jewett appears in the hit movie “Hidden Figures,” the story of three African American women who, as NASA mathematicians, helped put John Glenn into orbit.  Lidya plays one of women as a girl.  She is not up for an Oscar, but the movie was nominated for Best Picture, and Octavia Spencer was nominated for Best Supporting Actress.  Born in Ethiopia, Lidya was adopted by Kim and Dale Jewett.  Her aptitude for ma

ArtsFest 2017

Feb 3, 2017

Drew Mello talks with Nancy Turrell, Executive Director of The Arts Council of Martin County.

The Arts Council will celebrate their 30th ArtsFest anniversary on February 11th and 12th at Memorial Park in Downtown Stuart.

For more information on ArtsFest

Find out more about how towns were ranked and other towns, such as Melbourne and Hobe Sound that are ranked in the top 25 by SmartAsset by clicking HERE.

The One Billion Rising event will be held Sunday, Feb. 5 at Gazebo Park in Stuart from 3:00-5:30 p.m..

Find out more about One Billion Rising by clicking HERE.  There's more about the Stuart event on Facebook at One Billion Rising Martin County or by clicking HERE.

Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics Radio, which you can hear on 88.9 FM will be speaking Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Emerson Center in Vero Beach. You can hear a podcast of Freakonomics Radio by clicking HERE.  Find out more about Stephen Dubner's visit to the Emerson Center by clicking HERE.

Indian River County Science Fair Celebrates 25 Years

Jan 30, 2017

Find out more about the science fair and find out when you can look at the projects at the Education Foundation of Indian River County's website by clicking HERE.

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the four cities in our area that made the 2016 list of the 100 most popular places in the U.S. to retire.  It was based on how many times reviews of cities were visited on  The four places are – Number 64, Stuart: extremely charming, lovely downtown, ample coastline.  Number 87. Vero Beach: a barrier island with a resort feel, and a large downtown on the mainland.  Number 90. Port St.

Drew Mello talks with Dr. Zack Jud, Director of Education for the Florida Oceanographic Society.

The society’s Coastal Lecture Series is underway and continues through April at the Blake Library in Stuart. Admission is free.

For more information on the lecture series click here: