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Edition 20 - Week of May 18, 2017
> Council votes to move forward with FPL offer for Vero electric (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Troubled youth behind vandalism at Christ by the Sea (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Sebastian principal cleared of sexual harassment charge (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Orchid may double property tax rate (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Shores to hold line on property taxes (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 19 - Week of May 11, 2017
> What’s new in FPL offer for Vero electric? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School District: No comment on harassment probe (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Funding for Old Vero Man dig site in question (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Another big sale in Vero’s estate section (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Less-than-hoped in the Shores (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Sale of INEOS plant expected to close in summer (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Tracey Zudans is named to Hospital District (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 18 - Week of May 4, 2017
> Hundreds pack Vero Beach Book Center to meet Bush (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Controversial school official’s post eliminated (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Target date for new Shores cell tower slips to Labor Day (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Rehearing sought on reversal of Jones’ murder conviction (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores parcel to be auctioned Saturday (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero Beach Wine and Film Festival clarifies structure (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> The Islander Inn has dibs on disputed parking spots (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 17 - Week of April 27, 2017
> No public bids sought for $1M school contract (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Prosecutor: Reversal of Simpson murder conviction ‘inconceivable’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> No suspects yet in brazen island condo burglaries (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Church vandalism mystery deepens (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Crashes, near misses prompt push to close northern section of Jungle Trail to cars (BY DEBBIE CARSON)
> Council tries to tamp down Vero electric sale speculation (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Trial of George Heaton in bank fraud case set for next February (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 16 - Week of April 20, 2017
> Vandals desecrate island church (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Graduation rate here improved (by lowering the bar) (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Wabasso Bridge tops state list for danger to cyclists (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Indian River Shores police seek bigger, faster patrol boat (BY DEBBIE CARSON)
> South Beach Property Owners group wants to be player again (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero rises in tennis world; considered for Fed Cup (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 15 - Week of April 13, 2017
> Student code of conduct is bewildering (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Condo residents fret about drones off their balcony (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Fundraiser for wounded pub owner draws huge crowd (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Harbor Branch sues FAU in bid to block a ‘hostile takeover’ (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Dale Sorensen Real Estate ranks among top 500 U. S. brokerages (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Seagrapes could still trip up Shores auction of beachside lot (BY DEBBIE CARSON)
> Neighbors file to block construction of Ocean Drive restaurant (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 14 - Week of April 6, 2017
> Hospital puts plan to build $100M tower on shelf (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> School District’s planner champions Common Core (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Heaton adds star attorney to defense team (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Pier collapse dumps woman into lagoon at Vero City Marina (BY SAMANTHA BAITA)
> Wounded bar owner was scheduled to wed this weekend (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Hospital consultants: ‘We trust what you say, but we verify the data’ (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Taxpayers to get no say on $285M school budget (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 13 - Week of March 30, 2017
> Vero Beach Hotel developer Heaton facing felony charges (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School leaders turn strategic planning into farce (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> After big home auction sale, new estate up for bid (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> End of an era for Ellie McCabe, driving force for philanthropy (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> Indian River Medical Center reports financial turnaround (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Orchid hit-and-run victim to be honored at West Point (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Shores rejects bid to switch auctioneers for town parcel (BY LISA ZANER)
> Omar Hussamy resigns from Hospital District board (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Ay Jalisco owners plan Caribbean cantina for old Long Branch (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 12 - Week of March 23, 2017
> Local voters to get yet another voting system (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Time to get serious about parking problems (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> School employees have data disclosed in security breach (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> He’s baaack! Bobby returns to his restaurant on St. Patrick’s (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> New shelter set to open its doors for homeless single women April 1 (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Acupuncturist who questioned billing practices gets hate mail (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> O’Malley: Dodgertown golf course would make ‘terrific’ park (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Rail safety bill a nightmare for All Aboard Florida (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 11 - Week of March 16, 2017
> Consultant tells IRMC it must change to survive (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Lagoon loses its devoted champion in Paul Dritenbas (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Reckless driving seen in Shores car fatality (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Bill would strip power from Vero and county (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores Town Council flip-flops on density, affirms beach access (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> New restaurant building proposed for Ocean Drive would compound parking woes (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 10 - Week of March 9, 2017
> Unlivable rentals seen factor in slide into homelessness (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Hospital reports progress in negotiations with insurers (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Surge in private jet traffic leads to new construction at Vero airport (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School Board to act as judge in ‘testing irregularities’ case (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Shores reverses decision it just made on beach property (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Charters’ bid for more tax money seen nearing verdict (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 9 - Week of March 2, 2017
> Holy Cross Church gets a big surprise: ‘No Parking’signs (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Complications galore as hospital options weighed (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> $9.9 million spec home being built on South Beach (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Gifford principal sharply criticized in teacher survey (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Shores approves beach access next to parcel to be auctioned (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 8 - Week of February 23, 2017
> Vero may soon sell Dodgertown Golf Course for homes (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Will Coach Joe be reinstated as teacher tonight? (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Four months after Matthew, beach repair near completion (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> After $4 million loss, IRMC leaders put a range of options on the table (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Who is buying Sebastian River Medical Center? (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Marine Bank reports net profit of $900,000 for 2016 (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Patisserie chef Mark Edmonds dead at 47 (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 7 - Week of February 16, 2017
> Vero electric sale suddenly seems a real possibility (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Near-death experience – and a life saved – at Jungle Club (BY TOM LLOYD)
> House Speaker pays a cash call to our island (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Brady Roberts set to define new era for Museum of Art (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Shores zoning board moves three-lot auction forward (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Coach Joe accuses school bosses of underhanded deal (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Hit-and-run driver who killed Orchid man sentenced to 15 years (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> How’s ‘exceptional’ ed doing? No report from School District (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 6 - Week of February 9, 2017
> More old homes torn down as land value rises (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Shores to sell land in unusual auction (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> One-fifth of teachers at Gifford Middle have quit thus far this year (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Homeless live in camps in woods throughout county (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Trump trade policies seen not hurting Piper (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Community center plans divide Indian River Shores (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Official optimistic FMPA will not block partial sale (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> State audit faults School District on health insurance fund (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 5 - Week of February 2, 2017
> Hopeful buyer of INEOS plans to employ 200 (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Ocean Drive parking still a mess as GoLine gives up (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Hospital CEO announces decision to retire as losses mount (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Shots heard ’round Ocean Pearl fired by duck hunters (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 4 - Week of January 26, 2017
> Hurricane Matthew caused more damage than originally thought (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Good teachers quit, blaming policies they say make it impossible to teach (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Beach repair gets underway at condo near Jaycee Park (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Vero Stormwater Utility Fee endorsed by key commissions (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero Council puts off hiring attorney for electric sale (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> New 10-home subdivision coming to the north island (BY ALAN SNEL)

Edition 3 - Week of January 19, 2017
> Bioenergy firm ups its bid for INEOS plant (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Bidding war at Central Beach house auction (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Should kids be operating power boats on their own? (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Attorney tells City Council full sale of Vero Electric not going to happen (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Ex-CIA director tells Vero of concerns about Trump (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Erosion uncovers ‘geo tubes’ on beach at John’s Island (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Laura Zorc pushes for purchase of land near Vero High (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 2 - Week of January 12, 2017
> Double lots on ocean sought by wealthy buyers (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> American Icon Brewery hoping to open by 4th of July (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> INEOS sale seen moving forward (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> City barred from replenishing its eroded beaches (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Promoter of concert says no refunds will be given (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Bondholders must approve Shores electric sale (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> FPL plans huge Indian River County solar ‘farm’ (BY SAMANTHA BAITA)

Edition 1 - Week of January 5, 2017
> Buyer emerges for foreclosed INEOS plant (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School employees use ‘the card’ for fancy hotel stays (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> School District kept inaccurate health insurance records (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Driver who killed Orchid man expected to plead guilty (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> George Heaton gives up on south island hotel project (BY ALAN SNEL)

Edition 52 - Week of December 29, 2016
> Clinical trials to be open to Vero cancer patients (BY TOM LLOYD)
> Mayor Moss prepared to negotiate first phase of electric sale (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School District cover-up seen over blame for $7 million deficit in health insurance fund (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Fritz usurps School Board authority in raising retiree insurance premiums (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> No retail shops for Ocean Drive condo (BY PETE SKIBA)
> Shores to consider eliminating aging septic systems (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 51 - Week of December 22, 2016
> Key details still to be worked out in electric deal (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Bent Pine embarks on $4 million renovation (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Miracle baby Kaiden Bracken’s third Christmas (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero Rowing Club’s gift to the public: a floating dock (BY MICHELLE GENZ )
> Shores plans to build new enlarged community center (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores cell tower may be operational by Easter (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 50 - Week of December 15, 2016
> Sewer question again is an issue in Central Beach (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Jake’s buddy giving Vero two youth baseball diamonds (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> New Harbor Branch director set to deal with big challenges (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Rate study shows Vero electric not becoming competitive (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County teachers hit with huge hike in health insurance costs (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 49 - Week of December 8, 2016
> FPL takeover of Shores electric moving quickly (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Major donors suspend support of Food Bank (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Property owners moving to repair their own beaches (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School Board seeks insurance answers (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> School District credit card spending needs look (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 48 - Week of December 1, 2016
> Zorc seeking to revitalize local School District (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN | NEWS ANALYSIS)
> Burt Lee’s lifelong dedication to medical excellence (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Shores could all be on FPL power by next summer (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Betsy DeVos, winter Windsor resident, named to Cabinet (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> $5.2 million repaving project coming to 6-mile stretch of A1A (BY ALAN SNEL)

Edition 47 - Week of November 24, 2016
> Vero Beach Marine Laboratory’s big expansion plans now up in air (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Shores cell tower may actually be ready this spring (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Three football coaches share season of success (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> FEMA inspections delay repair of Conn Beach oceanfront boardwalk (BY ALAN SNEL)
> Jason Edwards, star of ‘Ring of Fire,’ dies two days after show’s close (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Marine Bank books a strong quarter with increased earnings and deposits (BY ALAN SNEL)

Edition 46 - Week of November 17, 2016
> Elderly suspect sought in rash of island burglaries (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Windsor condo complex arises along Jungle Trail (BY ALAN SNEL)
> Grandson of Vero’s first mayor new face on the City Council (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Construction moving ahead at Beachland (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> School District exec resigns after unauthorized spending (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 45 - Week of November 10, 2016
> Vero Council recaptured by majority favoring electric sale (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hospital District remains split over IRMC (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> School District backs down on health insurance (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Charter High video finalist in $100K national contest (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Pilar Turner’s farewell: The acrimony will continue (BY LISA ZAHNER | NEWS ANALYSIS)
> Shores welcomes two newcomers to Town Council (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School officials deny de facto privatization of janitorial services (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 44 - Week of November 3, 2016
> Striking new Quail Valley lodge opens on the Pointe (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> School District seeks huge hike in health premiums (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Two locked in key battle for Hospital District trustee (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> School teacher with cancer has insurance cut off during chemo (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Driver of car that killed Cole Coppola to serve time (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Shores appeals PSC ruling on Vero electric (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Body cameras being tested by Shores and Sheriff’s Office (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores cell tower finally moving ahead (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 43 - Week of October 27, 2016
> Shores license plate cameras lead to manhunt (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero could levy stormwater utility tax without vote (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> St. Paul’s Church moving forward (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Arrest emerges as factor in last year’s ouster of Coach Joe (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Elections fraud complaint filed against IRNA mailer (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 42 - Week of October 20, 2016
> IRMC told to negotiate better insurance rates (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero Beach wins lawsuit over old diesel power plant (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Island home construction booming (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 41 - Week of October 13, 2016
> Judicial candidate had troubled past at Sheriff’s Office (BY JOSE LAMBIET)
> Matthew’s wrath turned away by ‘Kiss from God’ (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero cops arrested after altercation (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Local businesses take a hit from near miss (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Storm delivers powerful blow to our ocean beaches and lagoon shorelines (BY ALAN SNEL)
> 50,000 lose power as trees cause outages and mess (BY LISA ZAHNER AND RAY McNULTY)

Edition 39 - Week of September 29, 2016
> 32963 Investigation: Questions raised about how Food Bank spent donor dollars (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Sebastian River hospital not impacted by owner’s woes (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Fishermen protest Sebastian Inlet north jetty closure (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores mayor blasts Vero City Council on electric (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 38 - Week of September 22, 2016
> Hospital exec who departed paid $782K (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Building that served Vero for seven decades demolished (BY ALAN SNEL)
> School District manager overspent on private janitors, then tried to cover up (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Local battle over tax sharing with charters may shape state law (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Island brokerage remodeling office, on track for $700-million year (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 37 - Week of September 15, 2016
> Electric utility again top issue in Vero election (BY LISA ZAHNER | NEWS ANALYSIS)
> Summer doldrums? John’s Island reports record sales (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Shores picks up influential backing in electric battle (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Marine Bank acquires a Sebastian branch (BY ALAN SNEL)
> $286 million school district budget ‘not based on reality’ (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Mixed reviews for School District’s FOCUS student tracking system (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 36 - Week of September 8, 2016
> Hospital District race to watch on November ballot (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Pilot project would pump sea water into Bethel Creek (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Dr. Gary M. Weiss, neurologist who practices in Sebastian, under a cloud (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Amendment 4 adds impetus to local push for solar (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 35 - Week of September 1, 2016
> Problem-plagued INEOS closing down; plant for sale (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Two years after Duve murder, trial still not set (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School Board fights to block 2 new charters (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Retailers try various September strategies (BY ALAN SNEL)
> Shores awaits PSC decision on electric territory (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Chamber claims Vero received $10 million in free publicity (BY ALAN SNEL)

Edition 34 - Week of August 25, 2016
> Will money tell the tale in next week’s elections? (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> $30 million more spent on schools here than in Stuart (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> A good summer for sea turtles – except along South Beach (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Such a deal! ‘Celling’ hotel rooms for only $200 a night in former Vero jail (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 33 - Week of August 18, 2016
> Rendell spurns NAACP in favor of ‘consultants’ (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> License-plate cameras now alerting Shores officers (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> ‘Big Red,’ county rec center, debuts (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Scampi Grill moving to new location (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Accused South Beach killer jettisons public defender (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School District health insurance deficit unresolved in budget (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Marine Bank upgrades technology as assets increase (BY ALAN SNEL)

Edition 32 - Week of August 11, 2016
> Will Vero vote next week on new FPL offer? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School District, running out of cash, needs a bridge loan (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Sebastian hospital tops IRMC in first Medicare ranking (BY TOM LLOYD)
> Trading their ‘Miami Vice’ home for Vero’s lower-key, sophisticated lifestyle (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 31 - Week of August 4, 2016
> School District won’t share study on desegregation (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Why isn’t Pelican Island a draw like ‘Ding’ Darling? (BY ALAN SNEL)
> Why all seriously injured kids are taken to Fort Pierce or Melbourne (BY TOM LLOYD)

Edition 30 - Week of July 28, 2016
> Elite VIPR team bolsters security at Vero Airport (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Sebastian River Medical Center plans major expansion (BY TOM LLOYD)
> Man who died in parking lot tried to summon aid (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> License plate cameras prove a challenge (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> New resort planned for southern end of island (BY ALAN SNEL)
> New owner floats diverse ideas for old Press Journal building (BY ALAN SNEL)
> Would private janitors endanger school children? (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 29 - Week of July 21, 2016
> County offices to get replacement for leaking roof (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Beachland report card: Lower scores, fewer students (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Orchid Island Realty broker to Premier (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Hiking trail with great lagoon views to debut next year (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Vero council increases taxes and boosts utility transfers (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero seaplane company sponsors free ‘Beachside Ride’ jitney (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 28 - Week of July 14, 2016
> Pristine beaches bringing surge in summer visitors (BY ALAN SNEL)
> Vero realty team is now 6th in Florida, 79th in the nation (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Judge gives guidance to man suing Vero for Baker Act arrest (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School District not open to input on student code of conduct (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Golf club-wielding attacker takes plea bargain (BY ALAN SNEL)
> Hit-and-run driver offered plea deal in Orchid man’s death (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Quail Valley Club’s Royal Palm Pointe hotel and restaurant nearing completion (BY STEVE THOMAS)

Edition 27 - Week of July 7, 2016
> Former Vero man files lawsuit over Baker Act arrest (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Few passengers, so shuttle now plans shift to trolley (BY ALAN SNEL)
> Diesel power plant sale closes; verdict in lawsuit now expected by Labor Day (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> The case of unusual rash of burglaries on island seems solved (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> County turns to California hired gun to help enforce short-term rental ordinance (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)

Edition 26 - Week of June 30, 2016
> School District is $7M in hole on health insurance (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Courtroom drama in trial over Vero’s diesel power plant (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Little done to promote our ecotourism mecca (BY ALAN SNEL)
> New home development in full swing on southern half of our barrier island (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> License plate cameras going live in Shores (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores faces long odds in challenge before Florida PSC (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School District anticipates cash-flow problem (BY KATHLEEN SLAON)

Edition 25 - Week of June 23, 2016
> Too few teachers for ‘special ed’ yields poor result (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Where do recyclables go after you put them in the blue bin? (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Trial finally set over historic diesel plant (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Shores expected to work out compromise over beach access (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Cell tower project inching forward in Shores (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 24 - Week of June 16, 2016
> Future of funding for charters at stake in election (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Vero Beach Wine & Film Festival a huge success (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Shores’ residents urge state regulators to free town from grasp of Vero electric (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Island luxury home market nothing short of astonishing (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Long-overdue ambulances arrive after scary season (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Scientists report some rare good news for lagoon (BY ALAN SNEL)
> Change in prosecutor delays bridge DUI fatality case (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 23 - Week of June 9, 2016
> Cooling towers at Big Blue power plant will be first to go (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Charter schools file new lawsuit against District (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Revolutionary math teaching method to make Florida debut here this fall (BY MARY SCHENKEL)

Edition 22 - Week of June 2, 2016
> Rail crossing plans disregard our local input (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hospital hires a replacement for ousted No. 2 (BY MEG LAUGHLIN / MILTON R. BENJAMIN)
> Vero hopes to finally unload onetime golf course at Dodgertown (BY ALAN SNEL)
> School District plans to expand vocational classes (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Shores rezoning controversy has long history behind it (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores settles discrimination, harassment case (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 21 - Week of May 26, 2016
> Charter schools set to carry fight to a higher court (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Vero helps Florida Institute of Technology raise $123 million (BY ALAN SNEL)
> Island man accused of computer hacking (BY ALAN SNEL)
> Change in focus: A reimagination of the Environmental Learning Center (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Motive in bizarre South Beach murder apparently not money (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 20 - Week of May 19, 2016
> School District putting schools, property in hock (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Neighbors of Shores A1A parcel want it turned into park (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> PSC sets hearing on Shores’ bid to escape grasp of Vero electric (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Orchid rejects plan for assisted living facility (BY LISA ZAHNER & STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> County to Miami-Dade: Keep your hands off our sand (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)

Edition 19 - Week of May 12, 2016
> Police account of chilling murder on South Beach (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Bridges could yet pose obstacle for high speed train (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> ‘Project manager’ in fraud case to be sentenced for unrelated grand theft (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Failed subdivision is an odd intruder on Pelican Island preserve (BY ALAN SNEL)
> Water hog: Okeechobee power plant to use 9M gallons daily (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> South Beach Property Owners group ends legal battles (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Groups organize to clean up litter on spoil islands (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 18 - Week of May 5, 2016
> Two oceanfront homes sell, one doesn’t, in luxury auctions (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Hospital looks to improvements at emergency room (BY TOM LLOYD)
> Back to the future for Piper: Refocus on trainers is paying off (BY ALAN SNEL)
> School Board goes to court in bid to block two charters (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Senior living facility in Orchid saddled with many caveats (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> State files formal felony charges against Ken Kennedy (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero’s $22 million ‘price drop’ for Shores electric customers (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 17 - Week of April 28, 2016
> County gets few jobs for our economic development millions (STORY BY ALAN SNEL)
> Contractor arrested, accused of bilking remodeling clients (STORY BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Charter schools sue School District on divvying up funds (STORY BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> It’s that time of year, and several stores are closing on Ocean Drive (STORY BY ALAN SNEL)
> Shores to disguise cell tower as pine tree on Town Hall property (STORY BY LISA ZAHNER )
> Piper books $90 million in orders for new plane (STORY BY ALAN SNEL)
> Vero Wine and Film Festival signs Sundance winner (STORY BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> County hires consultant to design fix for eroded beaches (STORY BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)

Edition 16 - Week of April 21, 2016
> ‘Barcode lady’s house,’ 2 others to be sold at auctions (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Man goes out to make cell calls, then found dead (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Sea Oaks proudly unveils revamped beach clubhouse (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Some investors buying intoVero Arts Village dream (BY ALAN SNEL)
> Jones gets 5 years; brought back to Vero for murder trial (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores Council could choose cell tower site on Friday (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 15 - Week of April 14, 2016
> Judge lets Vero enforce ban on vacation rentals (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School District playing hardball on Virtual School (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Bitter power struggle on South Beach may be coming to an end (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Sale of old diesel plant for brewery and restaurant approved (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> FPL, in reversal, will pay to train county’s emergency responders (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 14 - Week of April 7, 2016
> Indian River Medical Center again reorganizing ER (BY ALAN SNEL)
> Elite Airways: Vero flights ‘here to stay’ (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> New questions raised about viability of INEOS biofuel (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Shores preparing to put prime property at the southern end of town up for sale (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County worried about serving big power plant across Okeechobee line (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Historic Dodgertown poised to turn first profit in 2016 (BY ALAN SNEL)

Edition 13 - Week of March 31, 2016
> U.S. Supreme Court asked to rule on Stingray Point (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Time a concern in battle over Shores electric territory (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Accused killer Michael Jones may plan to testify in murder trial here (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Fellsmere Elementary: Big problems with new building (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 12 - Week of March 24, 2016
> Vero Council warned not to bank on electric windfall (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> More complaints about mold at Fellsmere Elementary (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Puttick hopes Orchid will OK assisted living (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Luxury new home market is red hot (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)

Edition 11 - Week of March 17, 2016
> Judge backs Vero effort to regulate vacation rentals (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero Marina falls into sad state of disrepair (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Shores hoping to install license plate cameras by May 1st (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Missing document thwarts bids to fund All Aboard Florida ‘quiet zones’ (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Executive Director of Vero Beach Museum of Art to retire (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 10 - Week of March 10, 2016
> Big Bucks Battle: Candidates vie for seat in Legislature (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores tries new approach to getting out from under Vero electric (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School District makes it tough to check on mold problem in Fellsmere Elementary (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Grand Harbor once again on the move (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Shores to vote Tuesday on changing elections to fall (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Diesel plant deal almost killed at last minute (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 9 - Week of March 3, 2016
> Fish Foundation hoping tennis tourney will raise $50K (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Jason Brown: Vero boy set to take on county’s top job (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Metal shards, hidden again by the sand, remain hazard at Tracking Station beach (BY LISA ZAHNER / STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Tim Zorc has plan to clean up canal water (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> The fate of Vero electric issues now rests with courts (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 7 - Week of February 18, 2016
> Plea by charter schools for more funds nixed by Rendell (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Norris & Company sold to Berkshire Hathaway (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Moorings purchase of Hawk’s Nest looking like a huge success (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Ice Age archaeological excavation finally resumes at Vero Man site (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero police to provide alerts in event of utility problems (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Meeting of Vero and Shores legal teams is a bust (BY LISA ZAHNER | NEWS ANALYSIS)

Edition 6 - Week of February 11, 2016
> Major renovation of Beachland set to get underway next year (BY DEBBIE CARSON)
> Brown tide in the lagoon creeps toward Vero (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Woman indicted in hit-and-run death of Orchid resident (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> The ‘essence’ of Vero’s old diesel power plant (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Stormwater utility tax details being worked out by Vero (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Indian River Shores back to square one on cell tower (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Woman who claimed assault by police officer weighs appeal (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Construction set to start at the Surf Club (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)

Edition 5 - Week of February 4, 2016
> Power, water failures leave the island dark and dry (BYAUTHOR)
> Scully-Welsh director focused on ‘building top quality teams’ (BYAUTHOR)
> High bidder on diesel plant has detailed plan for a craft distillery (BYAUTHOR)

Edition 4 - Week of January 28, 2016
> Vero intrigued by possibility of annexing South Beach (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Charter schools demand remedy for unequal funding (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Detectives still probing death of school assistant principal (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vero airport among the many seeking to cut their Vero electric bill (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Surprise! Only three contenders bid for the old diesel power plant (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 3 - Week of January 21, 2016
> Vero tells court it cannot dictate low electric rates (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores wants PSC answer on electric controversy (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Plea deal now seen possible in bike fatality (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> New culverts link Bee Gum Point wetlands to lagoon (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> County to Miami: ‘Leave our sand alone. Get yours from Bahamas’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Ocean views big draw for prospective buyers of $3 million condos (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 2 - Week of January 14, 2016
> IRNA urging county to act on septic systems (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> More hurdles for Shores’ cell phone tower (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Reward money still unclaimed in hit-and-run (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Mayfield bid to rein in FMPA narrowly survives first hearing (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Sebastian hospital seeking to undertake major expansion (BY TOM LLOYD)

Edition 1 - Week of January 7, 2016
> Vero Council asked to revisit 2 controversies (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> TSA scanners in full use at Vero Airport (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> County actions to clean up lagoon sparse, ineffective (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)


2015 ARCHIVE

Edition 53 - Week of December 31, 2015
> County lags in dealing with septic problem (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Will New Year’s bring an end to our endless summer? (PIETER VANBENNEKOM, SAMANTHA BAITA AND RAY MCNULTY )
> Vero electric customers get tiny $2.50 rate cut; nothing more until mid-2016 (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> South Beach murder suspect faces death penalty (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 52 - Week of December 24, 2015
> Will better cell service be a late holiday gift for Shores? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Our miracle baby: Kaiden Bracken’s second Christmas (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Hospital exec’s ouster remains a Vero mystery (BY MEG LAUGHLIN | NEWS ANALYSIS)
> 2016 may offer hope on Vero electric front (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 51 - Week of December 17, 2015
> Hospital COO is surprised to hear of ‘resignation’ (BYAUTHOR)
> High court weighs county case against Vero electric (BYAUTHOR)
> Will Elite fly more Northerners to Vero? (BYAUTHOR)
> Quail project sparks development on Royal Palm Pointe (BYAUTHOR)

Edition 50 - Week of December 10, 2015
> Story changes after hospital suit is settled (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero’s innovative sewer system will help lagoon (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Views diverge on future development of Vero’s riverfront (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores moves ahead with electric lawsuit against Vero (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 49 - Week of December 3, 2015
> Nor’easters hit beaches harder than Vero has seen for years (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Creeping vine from Japan threatens to take over beaches (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hundreds attend mass for ‘Joey,’ the face of Bobby’s (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Will new Mayor Kramer steer Vero Council back to the right? (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 47 - Week of November 19, 2015
> Sheriff’s Office opens probe into Polish Club coup (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero Man dig moving ahead after jolt of Mercyhurst’s withdrawal (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Cost of clearing the land on the river side of Big Blue estimated at $5 to $10 million (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Rowing Club set to build dream boathouse at the island end of Merrill Barber Bridge ( BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Hospital District dismayed at news of lawsuit (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 46 - Week of November 12, 2015
> The Estefan musical ‘On Your Feet!’ debuts on Broadway (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Mayfield makes one final attempt to rein in FMPA (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Charles Sullivan’s accuser files a civil lawsuit (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 45 - Week of November 5, 2015
> Vero voters send a message: Howle in, Graves out (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Melanoma expert picked to lead Cancer Center (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> How Zudans was chosen for Hospital District seat (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> American Icon Brewery a top candidate for the old Diesel power plant (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Natural gas coming soon to downtown Vero and the island (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 44 - Week of October 29, 2015
> Hospital wars: A top exec moves ‘down the road’ (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Accused slayer of Diana Duve fears dying in prison (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Polish Americans fight dissolution of their social club (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Shores edging toward decision on cell tower (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Governor makes a surprise pick for Hospital District trustee (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 43 - Week of October 22, 2015
> Electric deal approved by Vero Council (BY LISA ZAHNER | NEWS ANALYSIS)
> Two incumbents seek re-election in Vero Council race (BY LISA ZAHNER | NEWS ANALYSIS)
> Oceanfront home sets year’s high, selling for $17 million (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Island rentals for coming season are moving fast (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Air conditioning break cost hospital over $1 million (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> New Citrus Bowl seating may be ready for graduation (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 42 - Week of October 15, 2015
> Many questions, few answers on Vero power deal (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> The Moorings moving quickly to absorb Hawk’s Nest (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Shores looks at three sites for cell tower (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Old ambulances on the island break down in ‘perfect storm’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero Beach philanthropist Richard Stark dies at 94 (BY MARY SCHENKEL)

Edition 41 - Week of October 9, 2015
> Power deal gets scrutiny, leading to further delay (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Mid-Am tourney a boost for shops, hotels, eateries (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Four Ocean Park condos to be sold at auction (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Case of missing Vero Beach woman, last seen on island, puzzles police (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> December launch likely for flights from Vero Beach Airport to Newark (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> FMPA leader finally appears before Tallahassee lawmakers (BY LISA ZAHNER (NEWS ANALYSIS))
> Hospital District trustees seek probe of 2013 executive pay (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 40 - Week of October 1, 2015
> Quail Valley sparking Royal Palm Pointe renaissance (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Four golf courses prepare to reopen after big upgrades (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> As the Melody fades, French bistro to open (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> New playground huge upgrade at Humiston Park (BY MARY SCHENKEL)

Edition 39 - Week of September 24, 2015
> A very hot time at the Indian River Medical Center (BYAUTHOR)
> Hospital story of exec’s departure called in question (BYAUTHOR)
> Police brutality suit by Sea Oaks woman set for November trial (BYAUTHOR)
> Vero electric study: ‘To save, trim trees’ (BYAUTHOR)
> Boat sales are booming, and Vero Marine adds a new line (BYAUTHOR)
> New recycling program to be rolled out next week (BYAUTHOR)
> 3 seek spot on Hospital District Board (BYAUTHOR)

Edition 38 - Week of September 17, 2015
> Scully-Welsh Cancer Center nears completion (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero seeks $66 million to transfer Shores customers to FPL (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Sullivan case seems headed to civil court (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> It’s a seller’s market for island homes (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Caregiver in George May’s death stunned by sentence (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Shores Council picks firm to plan new cell tower (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 37 - Week of September 10, 2015
> Sullivan case ends after discovery of calls from accuser to Vero cop (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> The tawdry tale told on the Sullivan tapes: ‘Men do these things’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero puts a new poison pill in latest OUC deal (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> DR Horton brings life to Antilles (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Daughter: George May robbed of his own grave (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> 14th Ave Steakhouse closing; Avanzare moving in (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 36 - Week of September 3, 2015
> Big thunderstorms spawned by Erika set home ablaze (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> First version of OUC electric deal getting scrutiny (BY LISA ZAHNER | NEWS ANALYSIS)
> Shores suit against Vero seen headed for Supreme Court (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Gourmet pizza place to debut in January in the Village Shops (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Languishing stretch of U.S. 1 poised for comeback (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 35 - Week of August 27, 2015
> Vero’s latest deal: As always, it’s what’s in fine print (BY LISA ZAHNER | NEWS ANALYSIS )
> Editorial: City Council never seems to learn from mistakes of predecessors
> IRNA leader scripts Mayor’s remarks (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Van Valen named head of Riverside Children’s Theatre (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Motorists, bikers share Wabasso bridge – uneasily (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 34 - Week of August 20, 2015
> Vero should find much to like in latest FPL offer (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Realtors take mixed view of Vero property tax hike (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Warning: Police say phone scams abound (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Marine Bank keeps doing better and better (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 33 - Week of August 13, 2015
> Non-stop jet service to NYC area may soon start from Vero airport (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Moorings set to complete purchase of Hawk’s Nest (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Winger, Graves face challenge in Vero Council race (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Deal for purchase of old Press Journal building collapses (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Shores’ tiny police force comes up big in Albrecht case (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 32 - Week of August 6, 2015
> Albrecht trial: How the jurors reached verdict (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Long ordeal finally over for prosecutors, victim’s daughter (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero abandons bid to cut electric rates by playing the wholesale power market (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Piper layoffs completed: Total of 78 people let go (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Dustinn Keeling pleads ‘not guilty’ to DUI charge (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Waldo’s, Driftwood trying to help solve parking problem (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 31 - Week of July 30, 2015
> Dustinn Keeling jailed, but gets one last break from court (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Updated: Abrecht convicted in death of Shores patient (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Oak Harbor looking to mount comeback (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Vero electric customers prepare to jump ship (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Mental Health Court honors its first successful ‘graduate’ (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 30 - Week of July 23, 2015
> Alleged victim in Sullivan sex case wore a wire (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> INEOS may bring UK waste to Vero (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> New street of luxury homes set for South Beach (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Trial of home nursing aide Albrecht in death of elderly patient underway (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero Beach sets stage for near-40 percent tax hike (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 29 - Week of July 16, 2015
> Home nursing aide going on trial in death of Shores patient (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Contractor holds employee captive in Marbrisa home (BY LISA BARRY)
> McCulloch resumes research on dolphins in lagoon (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Beachside doctor saves child’s life on Guam (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vero’s Grady Bunch having a great time on trip to Bahamas (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vero’s risky policies bolster Shores electric lawsuit (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 28 - Week of July 9, 2015
> Mini-sub hunts for what’s left of coral reef (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Dustinn Keeling arrested, this time for driving drunk (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Art Club, Museum are feuding – again (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Hospital District trustee resigns over terms of agreement (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 27 - Week of July 2, 2015
> Million dollar home sales set record pace (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Sexual battery case pits legal legends versus Vero Beach Police (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> No joke: Polish American Social Club torn by bitter feud (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 26 - Week of June 25, 2015
> Vero now wants to trade in bulk power market (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Central Beach hit by a rash of auto burglaries (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Blame turtles for seaweed on beach (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Indian River’s Mental Health Court gets glowing reviews (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 25 - Week of June 18, 2015
> Simpson family touched by youth’s plea for forgiveness (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Less than one third of ‘bed tax’ goes for outreach to tourists (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Island surgeon gets rare honor from Swimming Hall of Fame (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Some owners agree to stop renting homes for less than 30 days (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Parents and kids plea for fixes at Beachland (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 24 - Week of June 11, 2015
> Health issues at aging Beachland concern parents (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Supreme Court help sought on electric (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Landlord asks court to block $500 fines on vacation rentals (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Soaring flood insurance rates hit snowbirds hard (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 23 - Week of June 4, 2015
> Shuttle for workers hopefully will end Ocean Drive parking problems (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Emergency Room reports treatment times better; more upgrades on way (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Shores residents may finally get better cell service (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hawk’s Nest sale to Moorings advances (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 22 - Week of May 28, 2015
> Sale of iconic Ocean Drive restaurant seems near (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Auto museum latest idea for old diesel plant (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Many homeowners pay too much for flood insurance (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Is FMPA facing class action suit? (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 21 - Week of May 21, 2015
> Shores pressing ahead with suit against Vero over electric (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Clouds of dust temporarily halt Surf Club demolition (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 20 - Week of May 14, 2015
> Mayor opposed to partial sale of electric customers (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vet trying to get pet from Humane Society jailed (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Will limiting cars curb weekend event rentals? (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> New Hampton Inn off to strong start onVero’s Miracle Mile (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> President of firefighters union relieved of duty (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Moorings members back purchase of Hawk’s Nest (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 19 - Week of May 7, 2015
> Mediation fails; litigation’s next for Shores, Vero (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Beachside retailers press city over parking spaces (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> 2 a.m. closing for Vero bars will be made permanent (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 18 - Week of April 30, 2015
> Friday’s electric showdown seen a waste of time (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero lifeguards seek greater police presence on beaches (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Moorings presses Hawk’s Nest bid (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> FMPA brass scolded by members for meeting no-show (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 17 - Week of April 23, 2015
> Tulsa deputy who shot man dreams of returning to Vero (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Will police visits, bigger fines curb short-term rentals? (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero could face power crisis in 2020 (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Riomar golf course getting biggest makeover since 1963 (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 16 - Week of April 16, 2015
> Robertson ends 11 years with Atlantic Classical Orchestra (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Moorings seeking to acquire Hawk’s Nest Golf Club (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Mental Health Court off to promising start (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero electric boss Tom Richards gives up, going back to retirement (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 15 - Week of April 9, 2015
> FMPA hedging produces losses of $136 million (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> New debtors’ prisons: High court fees tough on poor (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Shores again ponders fire engine staffing (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Sebastian River Medical Center: Vero’s other Emergency Room (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> 2 elderly pedestrians hit by car in condo parking lot (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 14 - Week of April 2, 2015
> Angry lawmakers rap power agency on audit findings (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> $10.2 million home sale record for local auction (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Largest Central Beach home goes on market (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Luxury modernist condos to be built in Shores (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Derelict sailboat finally being moved from beach (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 13 - Week of March 26, 2015
> A. James ‘Jim’ Clark, builder of modern Washington, dies at 87 (BY ADAM BERNSTEIN)
> Mark Rendell: Taking schools ‘to the next level’ (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> 65-gallon recycling cart is in your future (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Three county fire stations to finally be tested for toxic mold (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Uphill battle for county on Oslo Road Boat Ramp (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Hospital backs out of stopgap funding deal with district (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 12 - Week of March 19, 2015
> Hospital balks at deal it agreed to on indigent care (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> End of era: Luxury townhomes to replace old motel (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Sea Oaks expanding its Beach Club (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Brief lull in the action on the Vero electric front (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 11 - Week of March 12, 2015
> Ambulances turned away by hospital (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> County weighs extending trash pickup at curb (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores has new ‘Plan B’ for lowering electric rates (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Four candidates left for school superintendent (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Firefighters gear up for county impasse hearing (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 10 - Week of March 5, 2015
> New twists as Shores battles for lower electric rates (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores gets new storm-tested public safety chief (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Reimbursement formula found for indigent care (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Reward upped in hit-and-run death of Orchid Island man (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 9 - Week of February 26, 2015
> Power agency to spend $100,000 spinning audit (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> John-Edward Kelly: Acclaimed Vero musician dead at 56 (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Real estate auction may set record (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Interim hospital reimbursement pact seen near (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Three vie for seats on Indian River Shores Town Council (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Orchid Island Club lands another major golf event (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 8 - Week of February 19, 2015
> New attempts to start up INEOS biofuel plant fail (BYSAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> County has until mid-March to appeal PSC ruling (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County now looking at vacation rental issues on the island (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> 2014 Piper job numbers remain high (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Wesley Davis to run for county property appraiser (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 7 - Week of February 12, 2015
> Central Beach homeowners urge stiff fines for short-term rentals (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero not in strong position to complain about FMPA (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Oculina’s plan to build on lagoon is back from the dead (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Old Oaks Lane project coming to life (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Spoonbill Marsh project provides net benefit to lagoon (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hit-and-run victim’s widow not returning this winter (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Lead detective in Duve case honored as victims’ advocate (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Biofuel plant passes one inspection. More to come (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)

Edition 6 - Week of February 5, 2015
> South Beach electric customers lose bid to be freed from Vero (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Mental Health Court opens in Vero (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Scully-Welsh Cancer Center moves forward (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Stewart Robertson to retire from Atlantic Classical Orchestra (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Hospital board urged to become more critical (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 5 - Week of January 29, 2015
> INEOS owner threatens to fire managers if problems persist (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> State audit: FMPA staff extremely well paid (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Tests show nitrogen is poisoning lagoon south of 17th Street (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Weekend renters bring crime spree to Central Beach (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> District negotiations with hospital turn hopeful (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> All eyes in electric dispute on Public Service Commission (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 4 - Week of January 22, 2015
> Vero investing $1.5 million to expand sewer plant on lagoon (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> No good news for Vero in Shores’ PSC filing on electric territories (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hospital team a ‘no show’ for talks with the District (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Major upgrade set for Humiston Park (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> $100,000 reward for info on Orchid man killed in hit-and-run (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Donation protects land near lagoon from development (BYSTEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Vero moving steadily toward imposing a stormwater tax (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores Town Council race could be one to watch (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 3 - Week of January 15, 2015
> 2014 banner year for million-dollar-plus home sales (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> INEOS Bio plant shut; produced excess deadly gas (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Hit-and-run death remains unsolved (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Shores, county have window to explore new power options (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Patient wait times at Emergency Room improve, but still well above average
(BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 2 - Week of January 8, 2015
> Busy holidays about to be followed by busier season (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Sick stations? Two firefighters test positive for 'toxic mold' (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Central Beach gets new townhomes (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Brothers Bar & Grill will take place of Brewgrrs (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 1 - Week of January 1, 2015
> Michael Ochsner returns to Shores Town Council (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Problems mount for nurse charged with manslaughter (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Davis, Kramer seen vying for House seat (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> New kill wipes out hundreds of snook in The Shores lakes (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Shores hit with a federal lawsuit for sexual harassment (BY LISA ZAHNER)


2014 ARCHIVE

Edition 52 - Week of December 25, 2014
> Christmas miracle for Vero infant (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Hospital District paying for more than indigent care (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Pace of developments quickens in Vero electric saga (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Dune repairs cut into holiday fun in the sun (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 51 - Week of December 18, 2014
> Carolina firm picked to help Vero with electric rates (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Crisis situations don't always produce headlines (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 50 - Week of December 11, 2014
> Hospital moves into black with larger surplus than projected (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Land Trust saves important close-in wilderness area (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Top surgeon Ramdev defends actions, but libel suit proceeds (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Negron seen leading in race for Senate President (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero moving ahead on electric rate study (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 49 - Week of December 4, 2014
> Orlando proposals for new pact worse than current electric deal (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero hires a big-time attorney to plan vote on Utility Authority (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Jones held woman hostage in apartment where Duve later killed (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Bill Brown plans to turn old Patio into seafood tavern (BY MICHELLE GENZ)


Edition 48 - Week of November 27, 2014
> Mental Health Court set to begin work here in January (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> More from bizarre past of accused killer Jones (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Tom Cadden: Long-time leader steps down from Shores Council (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Ochsner applies to fill Cadden's seat (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 47 - Week of November 20, 2014
> Riverside Theatre moves to new level with original works (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Island woman sues Vero Beach over battery by police officer (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Former football star the pick to mediate Vero electric lawsuit (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Police trace Jones' drive to Melbourne with nurse's body (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 46 - Week of November 13, 2014
> County seems ready to fund a new mental health court (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Quail Valley club paid $3.5 million for Royal Palm site (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Simpson's family speaks of loss at killer's sentencing (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Jones at class for batterers before murder (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores' position on electric not same as county's (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 45 - Week of November 6, 2014
> Voters send mixed message in Vero Council election (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Marybeth Cunningham wins election to serve as Hospital District trustee
(BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

> Local hospitals get good marks on stemming infections (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> 70 percent of island beaches critically eroded (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 44 - Week of October 30, 2014
> Vero and Shores headed next for mediation over electricity (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Indian River Medican Center top rated for lowering patient readmissions
(BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

> PNC in litigation over fees for wealthy clients (BY PIETER VANBENNEKOM)
> 12A Buoy explores opening in historic Patio (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 43 - Week of October 23, 2014
> Proposal for electric price fix would deepen Vero entanglement (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hospital feud with District spins over into election (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Mulligans wins a round in beachside parking wars (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 42 - Week of October 16, 2014
> Price of Vero beachfront property up over 20 percent this year (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Jason Nunemaker: The man with a plan for Fellsmere (BY RAY McNULTY)
> Shores panel OKs A1A office building (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero City Council election: A battle for third? (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 41 - Week of October 9, 2014
> Kristen Simpson's journey: The pivot from grief to hope (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Jurors say killer's iPhone sealed guilty verdict (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Warren Anderson, 93, dies here in obscurity (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 40 - Week of October 2, 2014
> Kristen Simpson strong, confident at murder trial (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero can't halt Central Beach vacation rentals (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Doctor vs doctor: Gillis sues Ramdev for defamation (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Island attorney disbarred over trust account (BY RAY McNULTY)


Edition 39 - Week of September 26, 2014
> Brian Simpson murder trial gets underway (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> New details from 'mother figure' of accused killer (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hospital seeks to grab District's reserves (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> All Aboard Florida dreams of 10,000 passengers per day (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Not much expected from Friday electric talks (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 38 - Week of September 18, 2014
> Accused slayer Jones wowed his PNC bosses (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Lengthy labor dispute weighs on firefighter morale (BY RAY McNULTY)
> Ralph Sexton:Vero loses a gentle giant (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> Shores electric lawsuit: About home rule – or money? (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 37 - Week of September 11, 2014
> Trial set for duo accused of killing Brian Simpson (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County's largest mixed-use project ever killed by funder (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> New details on bizarre behavior of accused murderer Jones (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hospital says tax forms it filed showing bonuses to top executives were in error
(BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 36 - Week of September 4, 2014
> Hospital sees a profit - if District comes through (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> New light shed on accused murderer's background (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Land Trust preserves more land along lagoon (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)


Edition 35 - Week of August 28, 2014
> Michael Jones previously accused of strangling another girlfriend (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores: 'Grave concern' electric rates will get worse (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Summer island power outages blamed on trees (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> One more try to resolve hospital, district dispute (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 34 - Week of August 21, 2014
> Grand jury to hear details of brutal slaying (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero's real artists are latest target of scam artists (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> St. Paul's seeks help from new neighbors (BY RAY McNULTY)
> Arts supporter Alice Beckwith dies at 83: 'A magical woman with a magical smile'
(BY MICHELLE GENZ)

> Island's McCulloch appears in 'Dolphin Tale 2' (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 33 - Week of August 14, 2014
> A farewell to off-season: The island's busiest summer ever (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Parking: The big oceanside problem (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Hospital, District escalate dispute (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 32 - Week of August 7, 2014
> Scripps says it is getting rid of Press Journal (BY MILTON R. BENJAMIN)
> Lagoon seagrass and fishing making a comeback? (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Burglars get cash, jewelry in Sunday afternoon break-in (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Michael Jones pleads ‘not guilty’ in Duve murder (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County to vote on joining Shores electric lawsuit (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 31 - Week of July 31, 2014
> Jim O'Connor's effort to manage life in 'paradise' (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County's request for funds for Oslo boat ramp denied (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Shores cell tower woes not yet over (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Kerry Bartlett moving on from Community Foundation (BY MARY SCHENKEL)

Edition 30 - Week of July 24, 2014
> Vero oceanfront boom spills over the county line (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Clock ticking in Shores suit over Vero electric rates (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Theatre, Art Museum get boost from state (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Hotels, restaurants get permission to serve alcohol on Vero's beaches
(BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 29 - Week of July 17, 2014
> Luxury restaurant set for site of old P.V. Martin's (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Shores police play key role in solving laser burglaries (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Cultural Council may join Art Club in new downtown art center (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Indigent care talks headed for arbitration (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero hoping to move sewer plant by 2021 (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Ocean Drive, Beachland Boulevard to be repaved (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 28 - Week of July 10, 2014
> Indian River Hospital decides to scale back Wellness Center (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> State investigators probe complaints by hospital patients (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Pet owners beware! Poisonous toads have made it to island (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Conde Nast CEO Chuck Townsend chooses our community (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Death of Hospital District treasurer roils indigent care negotiations (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 27 - Week of July 3, 2014
> Audit sought of shadow electric lobbying group (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Arbitration likely over indigent care (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> PNC Bank's hiring practices questioned (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Accused slayer had made ugly threats to previous girlfriend (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Harbor Branch loses 'most important program' (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)


Edition 26 - Week of June 26, 2014
> Island jolted by hideous murder of young nurse (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Electric deal dead; attorneys continue to pick at carcass (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Treasure hunter who hid in Vero for decade back on lam (BY PIETER VANBENNEKOM)
> Patient satisfaction problem for hospital (BY PIETER VANBENNEKOM)

Edition 25 - Week of June 19, 2014
> Demand for riverfront homes sees sales soar in May and June (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> New restaurant, shops set for South Beach (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Father's Day at Indian River hospital (BY MILTON R. BENJAMIN)
> No deal yet on funding indigent care (BY PIETER VANBENNEKOM)

Edition 24 - Week of June 12, 2014
> Massive fish kill still a mystery at The Shores (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> With sale dead, Vero seeks ways to cut electric rates (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County proposal to provide fire services wouldn't aid Shores with insurance rating
(BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Panel: Little anyone can do about All Aboard Florida (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County to join Vero with later bar closing hours (BY LISA ZAHNER AND LISA BARRY)

Edition 23 - Week of June 5, 2014
> Oceanfront real estate activity on island exceeds 'peak of boom' (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Sale of Vero electric to FPL now clearly dead (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Two artificial reefs to be constructed off Sebastian Inlet (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> SEC: Pet store owner must pay back $198k (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> 'Angel investor' brings expertise to Marine Bank board (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 22 - Week of May 29, 2014
> Posey said to bring pressure for Oslo Road Boat Ramp expansion (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Hospital seeks to purge district appointee from board (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Former 'cop of the year' busted to bailiff after internal affairs probe (BY RAY McNULTY)
> Miranda Dean gets probation for leaving scene of accident (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Shores hires top lawyer for electric battle (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Blue Star bartender jailed for stealing from elderly (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 21 - Week of May 22, 2014
> Vero claims out-of-city customers can't break ties to electric co-op (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> District trustees, hospital leaders in angry exchange (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Why no lifeguards on this busy stretch of Central Beach (BY xxMEG LAUGHLIN)
> Shores ponders adding 13 more public safety officers (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 20 - Week of May 15, 2014
> Legislature Oks funds for audit of power co-op (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Indian River hospital seeks more tax dollars (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero physical therapist is a top Medicare biller (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Marine mammal rescue program near collapse (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Vero Beach residents should brace for tax hike (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 19 - Week of May 8, 2014
> Fletcher, Turner not inclined to seek re-election (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero gets no help on regulating vacation rentals (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Indian River Medical Center wins 'A' grade for patient safety (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Westbrook misses deadline to run for Congress by a minute (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 18 - Week of May 1, 2014
> Fragmented mental health services seen needing hub (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Rule would make finance advisers reveal complaints (BY PIETER VANBENNEKOM)
> County slashes its impact fees to help attract businesses (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> New Shores fire truck arrives, but old one causes a little stir (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores earmarks first $10,000 for electric battle (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Boy, 12, wins Quail golf tourney against big guys (BY MEG LAUGHLIN AND RAY McNULTY)


Edition 17 - Week of April 24, 2014
> Vero picks new lead negotiator in bid to escape power co-op (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Salyer popular choice for Indian River Medical Center (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> South Beach water customers to get lower bills in June (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Atlantic Explorer makes a nostalgic visit to Ft.Pierce (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 16 - Week of April 17, 2014
> Four local doctors received $18.4 million from Medicare (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Who really owns Debbie Mayfield? Follow the money (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Cultural Council dreams of diesel plant as arts center (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Jumping on the bandwagon to stop high-speed trains (BY RAY McNULTY)
> The lagoon yields healthy fish count (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 15 - Week of April 10, 2014
> Vero Beach gaining reputation as the 'Hamptons of Florida' (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Hospital promises to 'open books' (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Tower could finally bring Shores better cellphone service (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero to move South Beach water customers to county rates (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 14 - Week of April 3, 2014
> Central Beach townhouse project sells out months before completion
(BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Florida Senate guts bill to curb vacation rentals (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hospital acknowledges need for 'more factual information' (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Frustrated over Vero electric impasse, Shores seeks new ways to lower rates
(BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Sebastian hospital CEO seen top choice for No. 2 Vero spot (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)


Edition 13 - Week of March 27, 2014
> Short-term vacation rental bill in danger in legislature (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Outrage mounts over firing of Harbor Branch dolphin guru (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Hospital professes desire to improve ties with district (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Winger: Low hopes for power meeting (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Real or fake: Fossil hunter Kennedy displays second etched Ice Age bone
(BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 12 - Week of March 20, 2014
> 'Impossible' for Vero to compete with FPL rates (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hospital's new ER team committed to improvement (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Soured business venture forces Zorc to file bankruptcy (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Excavation at Vero Man site reaches a critical layer (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 11 - Week of March 13, 2014
> Riomar residents on edge after two daring midday burglaries (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Big Blue: A 'dinosaur' that can no longer get spare parts (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hospital District trustees feel ignored by medical center (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Residents of Shores get worked up over their morning coffee (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero code board defended in vacation rental case (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Largest buildable piece of land in Shores comes back on market
(BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

> Hospital District seeks big cut in payments for poor (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 10 - Week of March 6, 2014
> FPL talks tough over Vero electric deal (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Star of Windsor Charity Polo Cup dies in freak accident (BY SIOBHAN McDONOUGH)
> Shores may need to beef up staffing on its fire engines (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hospital District to explore how to better deal with cost of indigent care
(BY MEG LAUGHLIN)


Edition 9 - Week of February 27, 2014
> Beachside streets have never been this crowded in memory (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero may need to pay $26 million to escape clutches of power co-op
(BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Summerplace homes move closer to getting off old septic systems (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Hospital District will cover indigent care bills (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero Beach airport master plan peers 20 years ahead (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 8 - Week of February 20, 2014
> Major funders commission review of mental health care in the county
(BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> More on what's going on at Indian River Medical Center (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Island investors being sought for Colorado marijuana industry (BY RAY McNULTY)
> Canals not polluting lagoon as much as thought (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Debbie Mayfield's utility bills seen damaging to Vero (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 7 - Week of February 13, 2014
> Hospital District fed up with how Medical Center being run (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> New home development roaring back to life (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Short-term rental bill advances in Tallahassee (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Extended family pays tribute to B.T. Cooksey (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Solari: Time to end water-sewer equalization charge (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 6 - Week of February 6, 2014
> Kramer confers regularly with top foe of electric sale (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Indian River expecting new $5m gift for Cancer Center (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Sebastian River named in suit over alleged kickbacks (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Citron Bistro to soon debut at Village Shops (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> National Newspaper Association hails role of Vero Beach 32963 in saving Simpson home
> New electric deal needed in time for August referendum (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 5 - Week of January 30, 2014
> Municipal power co-op's demands said 'ridiculous' (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> On the beach: Should an entrepreneur's past matter? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> World War II bombs in ocean off The Moorings lead to evacuation (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Ray McNulty joins 32963 as columnist (BY PIETER VANBENNEKOM)
> State approves sale of controlling stake in Marine Bank (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Health Department facing loss of one-third of staff (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 4 - Week of January 23, 2014
> Does this look like illegal gambling? Not to sheriff's deputies
(BY MEG LAUGHLIN AND EILEEN KELLEY)
> Coming soon: Chair and umbrella rentals at South Beach (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Is Vero ready for a sustainable modernist home? (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Indian River hospital seen needing an extra half-million from taxpayers for indigent care (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Artificial reefs revisited as a way to slow beach erosion (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 3 - Week of January 16, 2014
> Railroad forcing Vero to come up with $3 million in 'hush' money (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Retired banker, 'in love' with lagoon, funds estuary workshop (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> City, county seem headed for court over water/sewer (BY LISA ZANER)
> Vacation rental law repeal moves forward (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hospital district balks at taxpayer funding for 'We Care' (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Report: Injuries up at Vero's beaches in 2013 (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> Winger and Kramer seen diverging on electric sale (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Sebastian River sees hospital stronger after sale (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 2 - Week of January 9, 2014
> Holidays see snowbirds arriving by private jet in record numbers (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Lobbyist for All-Aboard Florida skirts Sunshine Law (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Fiat takeover of Chrysler sealed at Vero Beach Hotel (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> New Chamber of Commerce to focus on Vero Beach (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Dogs battle boaters over riverfront park (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 1 - Week of January 2, 2014
> Bank accepts contributions from 32963 readers; marks Simpson mortgage paid
(BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Windsor teen killed in Austrian avalanche (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Island one of seven 'Super Zips' in Florida; Palm Beach, Naples, Sarasota miss the cut (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Battle over Vero electric territory at PSC on hold for now (BY LISA ZAHNER)


2013 ARCHIVE

Edition 52 - Week of December 26, 2013
> Lagoon crisis, home rule top 2013 headlines (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> No solution yet for beach debris (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Varricchio puts Vero on Palm Beach culinary map (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Will sand from new mine be approved in time for spring beach replenishment?
(BY LISA ZAHNER)
> State plan to control fertilizer pollution is off to sputtering start (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 51 - Week of December 19, 2013
> New era dawning for the Village Shops (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Power co-op sets terms for not holding up Vero electric sale (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero looking for new contractor to clean beaches (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Brian Simpson's family still hoping for a Christmas blessing (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Medicare gives local hospitals mixed reviews (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 50 - Week of December 12, 2013
> Controlling interest in Marine Bank sold (BY LISA ZAHNER AND MILTON R. BENJAMIN)
> Hazel, Estuary developer, goes into Chapter 11 (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero: Board should enforce rental code, not try to interpret it (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Peruvian shark victim: 'I will be back in the ocean just as soon as possible'
(BY PIETER VanBENNEKOM)
> John's Island: November was 'the best month' ever (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 49 - Week of December 5, 2013
> Bam! Ocean Grill reels in Emeril and television crew (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> All aboard! Familiar faces on track for rail panel (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero shark victim recovering from severed Achilles (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Heavy winds, high surf fuel more beach erosion (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> New Emergency Room team cutting wait times at Indian River Medical Center
(BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Smithsonian station finds reduced biodiversity in lagoon (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)


Edition 48 - Week of November 28, 2013
> Shores looking at how to get low FPL rates for entire town (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Cancer Center gets green light to move ahead (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Jack Mitchell: The man with the yellow Rolls (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Both sides now suing over old diesel power plant (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Outcry stops pay parking trial at Vero beaches at least until March (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Governor's pick shakes up Indian River School Board (BY DEBBIE CARSON)

Edition 47 - Week of November 21, 2013
> Many Medicare patients being forced to change doctors (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Pay to park: Coming soon to Vero's ocean beaches? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hospital, district still at odds over new Cancer Center (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Amelia Graves abandons suit against Vero Beach 32963 (BY PIETER VANBENNEKOM)
> Philanthropist Dick Post: Sunshine spread from inside out (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vice Mayor Kramer says Vero electric 'sale is dead' (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 46 - Week of November 14, 2013
> Rebuff of Turner heightens concern over electric sale (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Land Trust seeks to broaden conservation consensus (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Sadness and hope on 2nd anniversary
> Vacation rental law repeal to be pushed (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Meeting set for hospital board, district trustees (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Viper in horrific crash after hitting 120 mph on Loy Bridge (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 45 - Week of November 7, 2013
> Amelia Graves in big upset win over Tracy Carroll (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> After election shock, is sale of Vero electric in jeopardy? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hospital defers celebration for Cancer Center (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Dustinn Keeling sentenced to 2 years for scamming Haiti Club and North County GOP (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Latest try to revive landmark Patio Restaurant fails (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> New purchase bid, new lawsuit for old diesel power plant (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 44 - Week of October 31, 2013
> Page 1 Editorial: When the facts don't match your story line, sue
> Hospital to buy Vero Radiology; finances still issue (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero Council's next task: Employee pensions (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Promising profits for Marine Bank (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Rowing club gets new Vero home on the lagoon (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Dentist files suit to protect reputation (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 43 - Week of October 24, 2013
> Hospital chiefs questioned on quality of care (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> A closer look at the résumé of Amelia Graves (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Impact fees: Can county continue to collect them? (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Vero Beach emerging as world pompano capital (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Flagler County legislators aim to repeal vacation rental bill (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 42 - Week of October 17, 2013
> Cancer Center's delay urged over finance concerns (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Investment firm fined $100,000 for lax oversight (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Good news and bad news forVero's drinking water (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Feds approve electric sale; refute objectors (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Higher property tax bills arrriving in mailboxes (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 41 - Week of October 10, 2013
> Hospital audit likely before start on Cancer Center (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero to spend $3 million to keep drinking water safe (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Candidates defend records in debate (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 40 - Week of October 3, 2013
> You did it! Simpson home goal reached in 3 weeks (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> New Vero electric deal won't be voted on until after election (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Thursday night City Council debate to be televised (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Fisherman likely contracted near-fatal infection in lagoon (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)


Edition 39 - Week of September 26, 2013
> Generous 32963 readers save Simpson home (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Will Cancer Center inflame hospital's operating deficit? (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero Beach 32963 to host City Council debate (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Surprise hike in Vero electric rates set for October 1 (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Treasure Coast Community Health retrenching (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 38 - Week of September 19, 2013
> What's going on at Indian River Medical Center? (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Treasure Coast ends obstetrics program for poor (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Mayfield, Negron backed law enabling short-term rentals (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County opts to let Vero keep providing South Beach water (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Simpson home fund gains support (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Shores planning to finally replace aging fire trucks (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 37 - Week of September 12, 2013
> Support for Simpsons surges (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Study begins on installing sewers in Summerplace (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Someone old, someone new, some incumbents, Brian too (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Antibiotic-resistant bacteria in lagoon growing worry (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 36 - Week of September 5, 2013
> Let's buy this home for Simpson family (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Shlock ads may soon adorn Vero Beach lifeguard towers (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Audubon Society bids to block expansion of Oslo Road boat ramp (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Stolen innocence: Family outraged over light sentence for molester of young girl
(BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Art Club shelves plan for own clubhouse (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Woman gets five years for two island burglaries (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)


Edition 35 - Week of August 29, 2013
> Teen wins support for community gardens in Central Beach (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Survey: Crackdown on weekly rentals and transients wanted (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero electric sale may finally be back on track (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Gambling by Florida Municipal Power Agency cost us $13.3 million (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Harbor Branch leader moves to dream post at Scripps Institution (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Helping mental health patients find vision of beautiful life (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Medical Center gets top grades on readmissions (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 34 - Week of August 22, 2013
> High-end home construction booming on the barrier island (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Vero budget cuts get personal, then become non-cuts (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Kristen Simpson: Losing Brian, then her home (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Husband of pet shop owner gets 31 years (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Citrus shop coming to Ocean Drive (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Hillman on recall: 'I don't have to prove anything' (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 33 - Week of August 15, 2013
> Will effort to start air service to NY get off ground? (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Beachland loses its 'A' grade; principal vows to get it back (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Vero seeks support from Lake Worth for electric sale (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> 'Champ' Sheridan: Leading the way by putting a name to giving (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> County population growth back in high gear (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Vero election field uncertain; Winger fundraising leader (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 32 - Week of August 8, 2013
> Home prices on island up more than 10 percent (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Another security breach found at jail (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Council recall fails, but may have come closer than expected (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Oslo Road boat ramp plan picks up opposition (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> LaCava in bid to double dip from School District (BY DEBBIE CARSON)
> Tracy Carroll's rental problems piling up (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Scientist reports a rare piece of good news for lagoon (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 31 - Week of August 1, 2013
> Door left open raises new concerns about jail security (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Marine Bank in black for second quarter in a row (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Costa d'Este at 5: Sharing the Vero vibe with the world (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> New pet shop owner brings baggage to Vero (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> A wild Saturday in Summerplace (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Oslo Road boat ramp fight joined by fishermen, students (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)


Edition 30 - Week of July 25, 2013
> Vero electric sale faces big hurdles; no closing seen in 2014 (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Strong fertilizer ordinance passes; then it is gutted (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Riverside Theatre ticket sales soar; another blockbuster season ahead
(BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Buying a 'dream home' with no money down, and none in the bank (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> In Indian River County, public service often comes with perks (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> A Who's Who of Vero City Council members who took health insurance?
(BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 29 - Week of July 18, 2013
> Beach bartender awaiting trial for $1 million theft from senior
(BY MEG LAUGHLIN AND MICHELLE GENZ)

> Inmates at jail get out of locked cells; guards don't notice (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Suddenly, restoring lagoon becomes county's top priority (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> SEALs in reunion with Vietnamese translator (BY JOSEPH W. FENTON)
> Longtime Vero City Marina resident dies in tragic firearms accident (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 28 - Week of July 11, 2013
> North island residents have even longer wait for sheriff (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> June blockbuster month for island real estate sales (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Scott vetoes funds critical to tracking lagoon pollution (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> State: Shores' police chief can't also be town manager (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero Beach Theatre Guild, going strong at 55, planning first expansion in years
(BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 27 - Week of July 4, 2013
> Response time to South Beach double sheriff's claim (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Hospital adjusts to rapidly changing world of healthcare (BYJOSEPH W. FENTON)
> Vero's idea of cutting budget: Slashing Christmas tree lighting (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Despite debacle, county still eager to truck sand to beaches (BYSTEVEN M. THOMAS)


Edition 26 - Week of June 27, 2013
> Is the county's water utility target of sabotage campaign (BYSTEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Development plans hailed, but sewer plant likely to stay (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Two Central Beach boarding houses may soon be shut down by Vero Council
(BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Vero residents who rent homes by the week to vacationers rarely warned or fined
(BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Local woman, 24, flown home to end seven-year battle with cancer (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 25 - Week of June 20, 2013
> Development on shore of lagoon may be revived (BYSTEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Bitter fight among neighbors roils Summerplace (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Kramer files protest with federal agency of Vero electric sale (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Reuse water: All the fertilizer you need? (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Commission reverses earlier vote; decides to keep impact fees (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> 'I don't know why he would do this' (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 24 - Week of June 13, 2013
> Diesel power plant, long vacant, soon may be up for sale (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Central Beach home seems like 'Motel 6' to angry neighbors (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Lagoon woes leading to displacement of dolphins (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Changes taking place at The Village Shops (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Boat gone from beach, but what it was doing is still a big mystery (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 23 - Week of June 6, 2013
> Hospital gets largest gifts in Vero history for cancer center (BY JOESEPH W. FENTON)
> Vero still seeking deal that frees it from power agency (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Ocean Drive's changing beachfront (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> One man's crusade to create mini-park on 'Bridge Tender's Lot' (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Bond reduced but Albrecht still jailed (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Professional ballet is coming to Vero (BY MICHELLE GENZ)


Edition 22 - Week of May 30, 2013
> Island girls cross bridge to win scholarships to top colleges (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Plan for cutting Vero budget due in just six weeks (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Florida Institute of Technology sets sights on Shores (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Beloved principal's transfer roils parents (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 21 - Week of May 23, 2013
> Land Trust in another major acquisition on shore of lagoon (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Broker accused of stealing from elderly clients (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Sebastian Elks' treasurer spent hours gambling at Gold Mine (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Burglars get big haul from unlocked Riomar home (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Daughter details how health aide manipulated her dad (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 20 - Week of May 16, 2013
> Treasurer drained Elks Lodge cash to fund gambling at local arcades
(BY DEBBIE CARSON AND LISA ZAHNER)
> Beach replenishment hopes riding on Scott (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Albrecht: Self-described 'goddess' trying to live out fantasies (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> How home nursing agency vetted Albrecht (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> How police tried to check on May's welfare (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Concerns increase over septic systems and lagoon (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 19 - Week of May 9, 2013
> Abandoned by his caregiver, George May was left to die (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Home nursing aide charged with forgery, manslaughter (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Could South Beach sand help restore eroded Central Beach? (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Taylor facing possible 10-year sentence in art theft (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Working group to identify best ways to help lagoon (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Linking lagoon to ocean: Tough, but could help water quality (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 18 - Week of May 2, 2013
> Pillowcase burglars break into homes in Shores subdivisions (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Wilson makes final appeal for probe of Orlando contract (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero lifeguards get outrigger canoe for heavy waves (BY SIOBHAN MCDONOUGH)
> Marine Bank returns to profit; FDIC wants more (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> John's Island auction produces no bids (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Victims disappointed in light sentences in theft cases (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Injured turtle back in lagoon after SeaWorld rehab (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Shores Council votes to let three retirees keep pensions for life (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)


Edition 17 - Week of April 25, 2013
> Judge ends Oculina Bank's bid to develop Osprey Estates (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Village Shops sold to Jay McLaughlin (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Rare Gervais whale startles beachgoers near Bermuda Bay (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Deputy, cleared by sheriff's inquiry, is returned to job (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Old Dodgertown turning into good news story (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> New zoning changes seen likely to ban multiple tenants in private homes
(BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 16 - Week of April 18, 2013
> Sheriff turning blind eye on illegal gambling (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Central Beach to get no new sand for 4 years (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Sheriff promotes officer who retired, boosting his cash out of unused leave
(BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Mental health group regains footing (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> First auction in fifteen years in John's Island offers 'really good deal'
(BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Shores police chief to be new town manager (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Questions about Vero's OUC contract not going away (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 15 - Week of April 11, 2013
> State inquiry confirms Sheriff's Office wrongfully altered records (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Sheriff's deputy, Vero High coach, subject of probe (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Hotel art auctions: Caveat emptor (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Electric campaign finance reports yield two surprises (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Septic tanks a major threat to lagoon (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 14 - Week of April 4, 2013
> Ex-mayor says Sloan inserted power penalty (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Another key piece of riverfront property bought by Land Trust (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Island home prices up 10 percent year over year (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Restaurants see big boom in business this season (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Second beachside group home now under scrutiny (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> International opera competition to return next year (BY MICHELLE GENZ)


Edition 13 - Week of March 28, 2013
> Ocean Drive jewelry theft nets $140,000 (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Fromang said to describe $20 million power penalty as poison pill (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Central Beach residents ready to sue city over claim home used as boarding house (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Manatee deaths in lagoon accelerating; tied to seagrass loss (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Mailed Vero electric survey sparks mass confusion (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 12 - Week of March 21, 2013
> Doctor with troubled record recruits Vero patients (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero bone with Ice Age etching is sold to an out-of-state trust (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Scheme to tax island residents to put sand on beaches is shelved (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Art Club proposes new building by Museum (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Will local arcade king be the next target of probers? (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Emergency response event on protecting lagoon set for Tuesday (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 11 - Week of March 14, 2013
> Old guard crushed as big Vero majority opts to exit power business (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Struggle to terminate Vero's old electric contracts now takes to the road
(BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Does Vitunac still plan legal challenge to electric sale? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Weick, two newcomers elected to Town Council in the Shores (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Miami felon sought in beachside theft (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Shores council to reconsider pension vote (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Harbor Branch aquaculture program a leader (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 10 - Week of March 7, 2013
> Vero electric activists, FPL both working for a 'Yes' vote (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Three out of four want to switch to county for water (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Protectors of lagoon prepare to sue EPA (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Nasty battle erupts in Shores over pensions (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero to start enforcing new golf cart regs (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Martin Hoffman: Hard to 'pigeonhole' artist dead at 77 (BY ELLEN FISCHER)


Edition 9 - Week of February 28, 2013
> Probers may at last look into $20 million penalty (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores man jailed in Vero electric dispute tells of frustration (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Lagoon in mid-2000s aided by natural phenomena (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> New details on how close MHA came to financial ruin (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Beachside UF student booked on sex charge (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Is slowing Twin Pairs traffic likely to produce vibrant downtown? (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Charlie Wilson gets $25,000 in settlement with Museum of Art (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 8 - Week of February 21, 2013
> Vero electric sale is endorsed by taxpayers group (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Lawmakers turn optimistic on beach replenishment money (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Big crowds expected for weekend gun show (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Another Vero folly: Big outlay, but no tenants, no prospects, no rent (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> No cell phone tower will go up behind Shores' town hall (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Age becomes issue in Shores town council race (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 7 - Week of February 14, 2013
> County unaware it had power to close 'gun-show loophole' (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Only 19 vacant lots remain for building oceanfront homes (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> 'Perfect storm' caused lagoon superbloom (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 6 - Week of February 7, 2013
> No funds in sight to put sand on eroded beaches (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Vero wonders why it gets no cut of bed tax to shore up beaches (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Thousands attend Bonnke's two-day Vero Beach revival (BY EILEEN KELLEY)


Edition 5 - Week of January 31, 2013
> Prime property a key issue in Vero electric sale to FPL (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Plumbing leaks can cause huge damage to beachside homes (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Libby Ross gives Museum a Henry Moore (BY ELLEN FISCHER)

Edition 4 - Week of January 24, 2013
> Reinhard Bonnke: From saving souls in Africa to living large in Vero
(BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Sarkauskas gets golden parachute (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Six vie for seat on Hospital District board of directors (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Suicides soar in county during 2012 (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Beachland Elementary still searching for pick-up route (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Old St. Edward's Lower School turned into rubble (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 3 - Week of January 17, 2013
> ORCA founder films giant squid in scientific first (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> State agency admits its presentation on lagoon plans inept (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Vote for sale of Vero electric likely to bring rate cuts later than hoped (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Gates: 'Long, difficult' time ahead in Mideast (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> $20 million 'virtual' spec home planned for South Beach (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 2 - Week of January 10, 2013
> Significant rise in beachside real estate prices seen in 2013 (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Marine Bank says it will meet new FDIC guidelines (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> New Mental Health Association team moves to restore confidence (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> D'Agresta bills to School Board questioned (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Ocean Drive arsonists caught on tourist's 'Candid Camera' (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Council gets agreement for electric sale to FPL (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 1 - Week of January 3, 2013
> For beachside merchants, a December to remember (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Florida environmental agency far behind curve on crisis facing lagoon
(BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Home renovation projects on rise in Central Beach (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Owners of antique store that bought stolen goods arrested in sheriff's sting
(BY MEG LAUGHLIN)


2012 ARCHIVE

Edition 52 - Week of December 27, 2012
> New board steps up on mental health (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> $50,000 gift lets Treasure Coast Community Health resume providing psychiatric services (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Yale Club tackles health of Indian River lagoon (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Island generosity puts family in Habitat home for the holiday (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Environmental activists join fight over lead pollution at airport (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 51 - Week of December 20, 2012
> MHA yields to funders; agrees to change leader (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> School Board attorney's advice on hiring may have broken Florida law
(BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Talk of converting 2 public schools to charters puzzling (BY DEBBIE CARSON)
> Alex MacWilliam Jr.: 'Brain behind John's Island' (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Attorney fees in sale of Vero electric mounting (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 50 - Week of December 13, 2012
> School superintendent backs down; fires controversial hire (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> New traffic plan for Beachland campus would cut 145 trees (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Mental Health Association told to change leaders or lose funding (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Iraq vet's story leads to ourpouring of aid (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Attorney fees in sale of Vero electric mounting (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 49 - Week of December 6, 2012
> Singer starts work amid new conflict of interest questions (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Tough tree termites found 15 miles away (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Beach replenishment kept Sandy's damage from being far worse (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Victim of golf club attack got more e-mail threats in emergency room (BY EILEEN KELLEY)


Edition 48 - Week of November 29, 2012
> School Board showdown: Will members reverse plan to end-run law?
(BY BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Man attacks three with golf club outside South Beach restaurant (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> School employee health clinic shelved (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Zorc gains backing for workshop on saving the lagoon (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Vero Beach Airport's lead pollution 28th highest of 3,300 U.S. airports
(BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 47 - Week of November 22, 2012
> Attorney abets School District evasion of state double-dipping law (BY BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Superintendent, school board blasted for unethical behavior (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> State environmental agency's role in Osprey Estates fight puzzling (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Mental health funders working on resolving troublesome issues (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> High arsenic levels in muck won't stop FIND project (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> At Thanksgiving, kids help elderly fight the loneliness of the season (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 46 - Week of November 15, 2012
> Mental patients may yet obtain discounted drugs (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Mardy Fish won't be able to play at coming fundraiser (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Iraq vet, laid off by Army, says: 'I feel betrayed' (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Dodgertown still Field of Dreams for Korean team (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 45 - Week of November 8, 2012
> County's mental health treatment crisis deepens (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Zorc wins seat on commission; top priority is lagoon (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Vero Council incumbents Fletcher, Turner, Kramer all win re-election (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Mosquito Control District incumbents prevail (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> New oceanfront estates: A sign of better times (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> County to pay way more than Vero for replacement sand (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 44 - Week of November 1, 2012
> Community Health cutting behavorial health services (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Mental Health Association goes mum on problems (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> $3.2 million for turbine maintenance? (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> New luxury homes coming to island (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Sandy causes big loss of sand (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> County says its leaking roofs need to be replaced (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Teachers take contract complaints public (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)


Edition 43 - Week of October 25, 2012
> Albert Ueltschi: 'Father of modern aviation training' (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Restitution unlikely for Hatch victims (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Comments on Libya puzzle ex-CIA chief (BY JOSEPH W. FENTON)
> Little League facing Vero squeeze play (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Vero urges state to move up assessment of lagoon (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 42 - Week of October 18, 2012
> MHA retains an attorney to probe its 'personnel policies' (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> School Board cools on employee health clinic as costs vary wildly (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Arlo Guthrie's wife, Jackie, dies of cancer (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Judge's order fails to halt work on I-95 bridge (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Wind storm insurance becomes growing problem (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 41 - Week of October 11, 2012
> Juvenile lookout in Simpson slaying is urged to say he lied (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Guard carrying letter between prison cells only gets slap on wrist (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> County mailing on fertilizer seen 'not worth the postage' (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Therapist accused of touching MHA patient inappropriately (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> The man called Big: George Hamner Sr. (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Shores residents to get lower water bills (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 40 - Week of October 4, 2012
> Cuban refugee boat washes up south of Moorings (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Zorc accused of inflating assets in election filing (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Marijuana on beach linked to new U.S. interdiction program (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> A doctor, his beloved patient, and a sad tale of growing old (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Council candidate's husband arrested at Downtown Friday (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Lagoon dolphins to be featured on ABC show Saturday (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)


Edition 39 - Week of September 27, 2012
> Mental health clinic places unlicensed 'doctor' on leave (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Nine police set to be demoted after union rejects deal (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Ex-Shores manager takes on embattled Fort Pierce (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Guttridge, attorney for Keeling, may also have been his victim (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Tsunami evacuation signs go up on our beach. Really? (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero Rotary Club launches bid to save lagoon seagrass (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Still not clear if Piper will repay debt to county (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Zorc and backer of political rival embroiled in lawsuits (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 38 - Week of September 20, 2012
> 'Doctor' Acosta: No counseling license, no real degrees (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> MHA: 'Here to prevent horrible outcomes' (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Police tell council members: Beware of Jason Kozdra (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> GOP presses leaders to back Tim Zorc over Tony Donadio (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> 'Museum would not have gotten a dime if not for our efforts' (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Vero candidates split on need for electric referendum (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 37 - Week of September 13, 2012
> Vero Council candidate's husband is ex-con with long arrest record (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Shores burglar sells rare stolen letters to local antique shop (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> The Brognano family: Big campaign gifts appear to pay off (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Saving stranded whales: 'Just like a patient in the emergency room' (BY SIOBHAN MCDONOUGH)
> Charlie Wilson takes on museum (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Volunteers will fan out to combat waterway debris (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hearing to decide fate of Osprey Estates postponed (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 36 - Week of September 6, 2012
> Council to vote on plan to exit bad power deals (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Patio leads surge of new bars and bistros in old downtown (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Health clinic tossed from Port St. Lucie is pick for teachers (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Harbor Branch seeks to tap Gulf Stream for electricity (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Food fight: A couple's quest to donate unused club meals to feed the hungry (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Michael Creek project about to come back to life (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)


Edition 35 - Week of August 30, 2012
> Housing rebound official as sales continue to surge (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> High-speed trains set to blast through Vero streets (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero asks cops who don't work holidays to give up getting overtime holiday pay
(BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Is cell tower really asthetic problem? (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Three backing Vero electric sale enter City Council race (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Shores debates benefit cuts for retiring employees (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> No county ordinance to protect lagoon seen likely (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 34 - Week of August 23, 2012
> Fletcher: Vero can't afford to not sell old power plant (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Falasiri gets two years in prison on smuggling charges (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Shores scientist joins fight to stop ferociously hungry termite (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Arcade company funnels big money to state lawmakers (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Cardiac catheterization: Is it needed? (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Majority of island votes cast by absentee ballot (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 33 - Week of August 16, 2012
> Seagrass vanishes; most game fish gone (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> South Beach residents may get same water-sewer rates as Shores (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Former leader of Mars program remains close to NASA (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Sheriff wins big over foe backed by many deputies (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Art swindler Matthew Taylor convicted (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Solari wins second term in District 5 landslide (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> County voters generously approve another school tax (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Incumbents all win in county constitutional races (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Deal struck on terms of Vero electric sale to FPL (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 32 - Week of August 9, 2012
> County schools: Spending more, but getting less (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> District 5 race: Entertaining, not inspiring (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Tale of two Vero bars (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> McMullen versus Loar: Mano-a-mano (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Harpring challenges Swan for election post (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 31 - Week of August 2, 2012
> Mosquito District leadership, spending under new scrutiny (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores police ask: ‘Can you hear me now?’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Commission ignores success of fertilizer limits on Gulf Coast (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Hit-and-run: Will real story ever emerge? (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Jay Kramer seen turning attention to Tallahassee (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Agencies: No interest in filling pollution education gap (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Tea Party urges ‘No’ vote on school referendum (BY EILLEN KELLY)


Edition 30 - Week of July 26, 2012
> New home set for Ocean Drive will be largest in Central Beach (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Pollution education coordinator fired as job is eliminated (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Feisty challengers go after stoic Solari (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> More answers to question: How did Keeling do it (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Susan Smith Ritter: Definer of Vero style (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 29 - Week of July 19, 2012
> Mom: Dustinn ‘good kid’ who fell in with the ‘wrong crowd’ (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> German survivor of shark attack, on mend, thanks lifeguard (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> How many city workers does it take (Part 2) (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> City Council loses budget-cutting focus playing ‘trivial pursuit’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County quickly agrees to budget cuts that keep it in black
(BY STEVEN M. THOMAS & DEBBIE CARSON)

> New Englander taking Costa d’Este to‘the next level’ (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)

Edition 28 - Week of July 12, 2012
> Governor to water district: Sell off ‘surplus’ parks and preserves (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Kish:‘I didn’t tell truth.’Vero airline scheme crashes (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Commission candidates set for ‘The Biggie:’ Questioning by Toby Hill (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> The meteoric rise and fall of 21-year-old phenom Dustinn Keeling (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> School District faces tough battle over tax referendum (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Vero Beach budget workshops get off to a slow start (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Sex charge highlights problems in some county parks (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 27 - Week of July 5, 2012
> The man who would bring commercial flights back to Vero (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero police take biggest hit in new city budget (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Orchid Island Brewery seeks to tap craft beer market (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Harbor Branch teams find visible disease in 8 of 18 dolphins examined from lagoon
(BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> New Building Code could see remodeling costs soar (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)


Edition 26 - Week of June 28, 2012
> Home sales on island red hot in June: ‘It feels like season’ (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> ‘Super PACs’ for Romney get big bucks from beach (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> The search for a ‘unique’ way to extricate Vero from power ties (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Sea turtle nests up significantly this year (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> What’s going on at Sebastian Inlet? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Trucking sand to beaches: Officials say ‘Never again’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Caroline Barker returns to Beachland as new principal (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 25 - Week of June 21, 2012
> 32963 top zip code in contributions to Romney campaign (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero’s generous fringe benefit for ‘professionals’:Four weeks paid vacation after two years (BY LISA ZAHNER)
The changing face of homelessness in Indian River County
>
Number who have lost jobs up sharply (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> Family waiting list for shelters grows (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Land Trust’s latest coup in preserving the lagoon shoreline (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> County pushes for boat ramp work despite opposition (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 24 - Week of June 14, 2012
> More Sheriff’s Office records altered (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Quick action key to solving hit-and-runs (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Solari facing battle for the beach (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Ocean Drive landlords protest two-story height limit (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> National restaurant chains eyeing Vero opportunities (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 23 - Week of June 7, 2012
> Fletcher: Partial sale of Vero electric ‘infeasible, foolhardy’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> O’Connor seeks an ex-city manager to help with cutbacks (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> IRNA concerned Ocean Drive height limits at risk (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Accused art thief jailed for flouting rules (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Shores police chief pledges top service with smaller staff (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> O’Bryan’s curious flip-flop on fertilizer regulation (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Island Club puts annexation into Shores on hold until fall (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 22 - Week of May 31, 2012
> Hit-and-run accidents: 32963 inquiry finds few serve jail time (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Island housing market turns corner; prices edge up as inventory tightens
(BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> City Hall case study: How a secretary gets to $60,000-a-year (plus benefits)
(BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Study: Vero staffing numbers similar to other cities (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Ocean Drive retail building sells for $3.2 million (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 21 - Week of May 24, 2012
> Politicians passing buck on initiatives to help save lagoon (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> School kids making oyster mats for reefs (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> County imposes reforms on new workers (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores also proposes freeze on police pay (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Donadio switches parties to bid for commission seat (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> New Vision first to offer laser cataract surgery (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Three arcades violate state regulations (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 20 - Week of May 17, 2012
> Barrier island estate is sold for near-record $15.6 million price (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> 10 homes planned on Riomar site of old St.Ed’s school (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Reuse water rate cuts may bring reduction in homeowner fees (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Little current role in Vero electric sale for elected officials (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Kids to help map pollution in lagoon (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 19 - Week of May 10, 2012
> Botched investigation leaves Carrabba’s hit-and-run suspect free (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Student appeals for rescue of lagoon fail to move County Commission (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Shores bid to annex Island Club familiar ground for Mayor Cadden (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Beachland Elementary principal Carol Wilson to retire (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> County admits more impact fee refunds due (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 18 - Week of May 3, 2012
> Beach work continuing into start of turtle nesting season (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Piper stalling on repaying taxpayers (BY A STAFF WRITER)
> Awet Sium: ‘A great hotel is not about chandeliers’ (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Brown termed a ‘dangerous sociopath’ who stalked ex-wife (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Expert says captain who altered records ‘should be censured’ (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
>
Parents give new Beachland traffic plan thumbs down (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Last big ocean-to-river parcel is sold (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)


Edition 17 - Week of April 26, 2012
> Sheriff’s patrols often missing from barrier island (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Controversial long docks are blocked for now (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Sea Oaks: ‘No’ on annexation to Shores (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero angler reels in record pompano (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Windsor: Dog shows and polo (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Shores public safety director gets retirement deal (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 16 - Week of April 19, 2012
> Island home prices rise sharply; buyers coming back into market (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> IRNA fetes Wheeler, mourns his loss from County Commission (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County sued for negligence in overdose death (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Old St. Ed’s property again drawing interest (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> After hospice farewell, Laddie moves on (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Arlo and Ma Jaya: ‘I fell in love with her’ (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 15 - Week of April 12, 2012
> Vero’s sweetheart water deal with Shores goes to council (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Wilson at center of new controversy over impact fee clients (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Sheriff’s office wants gaming taxed, not banned (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Falasiri pleads guilty to lesser drug charges (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> School officials differ on expansion of Beachland (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Demoting Vero police officers little help with budget woes (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 14 - Week of April 5, 2012
> Shores: Why the delay until October for lower water rates? (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Vero, Shores grapple with out-of-control employee pensions (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> State hearing sought on long lagoon docks (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Beachland Elementary oak hammock may be saved (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Rickety buses shuttle Vero vets to West Palm VA Hospital (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Vero says electric worker has self to blame for harassment (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 13 - Week of March 29, 2012
> Falasiri, set to plead guilty, changes mind when faced with jail (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Concern grows as contamination edges toward Vero water (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Museum of Art may get $100,000 impact fee refund (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Court: Counties can ban arcades. No interest here (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Osprey Estates project appears to violate Florida code (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Island beach replenishment project, still unfinished, ends after three years
(BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Would-be umps chase their elusive dream at Dodgertown (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 12 - Week of March 22, 2012
> Prosecutor: Accused art swindler Taylor was preparing to flee (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> International opera competition coming to Vero (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Beachside lawyer Richard Brown again pleads guilty (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> City: Large restaurants may be banned on beach (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Stephen McCulloch: Rescuing wild bottlenose dolphins (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Heady fails in try to get Winger’s ‘70 questions’ about FPL contract (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero comparing its city services to other Florida cities (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Search firm for City Attorney doing well off Vero taxpayers (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 11 - Week of March 15, 2012
> Land Trust hoping to seal a major lagoon land purchase (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Citizens take action to block permit for long docks in lagoon (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Romney big (money) winner in visit to Vero (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> City attorney: Story behind his selection (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> The Pyramid: A look at cut-throat world of arcades (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Florida remains hot spot for internet gambling growth (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 10 - Week of March 8, 2012
> Community Health clinics go to war over split of tax dollars (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Sebastian Middle School students join push to ‘rescue’ the lagoon (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Legislature again defers action to shut illegal arcades (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Beach project stalls: Would you believe lack of sand? (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 9 - Week of March 1, 2012
> Local gambling arcades’ ties to cancer charity raise questions (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Proposed long docks trigger navigational, ecological concerns (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> County to Vero: City water-sewer utility is ‘not worth purchasing’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero ‘creative’ job rate tops Chicago? (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Suit: Doctor’s failure to respond led to death (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Boys of spring bring life to Sports Village (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Coment, three others vying to be Vero city attorney (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 8 - Week of February 23, 2012
> Shores goes for quick savings on water, but remains uneasy over Vero plan
(BY LISA ZAHNER)
> The case of the purloined customers (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Manufacturer sued over bad knees (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> State failure to pass fertilizer regs leaves action up to county (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> County layoffs result in first age discrimination lawsuit (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> Island Club seems interested in Shores’ annexation (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Tourist board spurns Vero plea for dune money (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 7 - Week of February 16, 2012
> Casinos in Indian River County: How is this possible? (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Shores pitches annexation to Island Club, Sea Oaks (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Eight years after hurricanes, legal storm still buffets Gables (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> South Beach gets to vote in November on new water provider (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Lagoon’s health rated top priority in survey (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Which way will Shores come down on water and sewer? (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 6 - Week of February 9, 2012
> County: No interest in new fertilizer regulations to protect the lagoon
(BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Vero water workers, not managers, face cuts (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> One third of our schools are below Florida’s median (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Golf carts and cars: Where fun and safety intersect (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Brown charged with new $90,000 theft from crash victim’s estate (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Sebastian Inlet dredging will also help Ambersand Beach (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 5 - Week of February 2, 2012
> FPL hoping to close purchase of Vero electric in 24 months (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> South Beach may vote on water-sewer (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores to Vero: Water deal doesn’t wash (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Local schools rank behind some small, very poor counties (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> The troubled lagoon: Half of dolphins sick and dying (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> County administrator frustrated by vote on impact fees (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)


Edition 4 - Week of January 26, 2012
> Ocean and Cardinal Drives: Updating the vision (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Marine Bank wins a victory as state regulators back off (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Bob Bauchman’s return to Vero (BY MILTON R. BENJAMIN)
> Shores nearing key water-sewer vote (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> City moves to stabilize dunes under boardwalk at Conn Way (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Richard Brown agrees to give up license to practice law (BY EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 3 - Week of January 19, 2012
> Marine now is fighting state as well as federal bank regulators (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Swan, Harpring vie for top elections post (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> At Beachland, one child in three gets a subsidized lunch (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Shores near key vote on water contract (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero utility panel seems no rubber stamp (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 2 - Week of January 12, 2012
> Marine Bank mounts vigorous defense against FDIC charges (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> More refunds of old impact fees coming (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Bodega Blue owner had heart attack; new details emerge (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Lee, retiring, offers Vero help – gratis (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Glenn Heran: Never intended to volunteer for FMPA (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> ‘Optimization’ plan to keep Vero utility afloat springs major leak (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Gene Epstein: Consummate volunteer and philanthropist (BY JOSEPH W. FENTON)

Edition 1 - Week of January 5, 2012
> Scott guts water protection funding, endangering lagoon (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Bodega Blue’s future in doubt after death of owner in Bahamas (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero city workers get demerits for using sick time (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Legislature to tackle redistricting when 2012 session opens (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Beach renourishment about to resume (BY EILEEN KELLEY)


2011 ARCHIVE

Edition 52 - Week of December 29, 2011
> Charlie Wilson’s war: Proving that you can ‘fight County Hall’ on impact fees
(BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> The riverfront gateway to Vero’s future (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Betsy DeVos: ‘I did not want a place in Florida, but we fell in love with Windsor’
(BY LINDA MARX)

Edition 51 - Week of December 22, 2011
> Cash now king when buying island homes (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Vero lawyers gone bad - Another off to jail while wife goes free (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Beachside bank robber turns out to be legendary ‘Scruffy Bandit’ (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Accused Vero art thief loses bid for more freedom (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Solari: Get Piper’s audited financials (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 50 - Week of December 15, 2011
> Who knew? The Sultan’s stealth takeover of Piper (BY MILTON R. BENJAMIN)
> Brown withdraws guilty plea (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Impact fee refunds big issue for county (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Vero’s finance and utility panels get extreme makeover (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores to pick up water-sewer issue in late January (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores is facing another tough budget year with tax revenue continuing to fall (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 49 - Week of December 8, 2011
> Florida home prices seen poised to rise (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Alarm salesmen anger neighbors in aftermath of tragic burglary (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Interim police chief so far gets plaudits (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Unfunded pensions still issue in Shores (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hilary Weston’s Windsor:‘Vision come true’ (BY LINDA MARX)
> Commission chairmanship an honor, but... (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> What did Vero Beach get for a half million dollars? (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 48 - Week of December 1, 2011
> How Vero solved horrific murder (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Island’s big political donors pour money into ‘super-PACs’ (BY MILTON R. BENJAMIN)
> Election supervisor: Contest to watch (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> McMullen: Quitting to take on sheriff (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> 2012 campaign maneuvering well underway (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County Commission incumbents so far unopposed (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)


Edition 47 - Week of November 24, 2011
> Slaying leaves Central Beach residents shaken (BY EILEEN KELLEY AND JOSEPH W. FENTON)
> ‘So damn random... So damn wrong’ (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Algonquin bid for Vero electric going nowhere (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Decision closer on impact fee refund (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 46 - Week of November 17, 2011
> Mayor Turner: New era of city-county cooperation? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Beach erosion not as bad as feared (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Vero delegates helping elect new Episcopal bishop (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Deep Six divers see sharks needing protection (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 45 - Week of November 10, 2011
> Voters overwhelmingly approve leasing power plant site, but mandate to sell Vero electric muddled with changes on Council (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Carroll wins; Winger ousts Brian Heady (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Annual 6-month fertilizer ban pondered (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Beachside burglary suspect is arrested (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Fate of St.Ed’s site in Riomar is now up to Wells Fargo (BY EILEEN KELLEY AND STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Vero Police Chief Don Dappen out November 30th (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> O’Connor seeking ways to cut Vero employee benefit costs (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 44 - Week of November 3, 2011
> Golf cart used as getaway vehicle in island heists (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Free ambulance service comes to end in the Shores (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Beaches lose backer in passing of Glynn (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Torrential rain brings back memories of 2004 (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Vero police chief seen fighting ouster (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Foreclosures in area surging under State Attorney General Pam Biondi (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)


Edition 43 - Week of October 27, 2011
> Piper’s jet dream crashes, and local job hopes plunge as well (BY JOSEPH W. FENTON)
> Feds: Accused Vero art thief stashed funds in Bahamas (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Tom Cadden takes lead in pushing ‘Vote Yes’ campaign (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> City, county at odds over old impact fees (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Development over Wabasso bridge ready to proceed (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 42 - Week of October 20, 2011
> The Hatch saga:Walking off with a half-million (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Imagine: Kids learn about real world in their MicroSociety (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Shores to discuss water-sewer proposals on Monday (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 41 - Week of October 13, 2011
> Vero in the dark: Small storm, big blackouts - Vero electric’s bid to stay free of FPL not helped by response (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Turf war: Vero Art Club wants hold on land next to Museum for possible home (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Oslo boat ramp project backers target of probe (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Police propose doubling parking fines on Ocean Drive (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Weekend storm erodes beaches, stresses fish in lagoon (BY JOHN WILLIAM JOHNSON AND EILEEN KELLEY)

Edition 40 - Week of October 6, 2011
> City employees are happy to work in Vero, but few want to live there (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Dick Winger: A ‘numbers guy’ with wrong numbers (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> New charge against Richard Brown: Stealing from St. Jude’s (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Heran creates PAC to push passage of utility referendum (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 39 - Week of September 29, 2011
> Vero employee health costs soar (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Art Club eyes own building near Museum (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> FMEA protects its cash cows (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> High life of accused Vero art thief appears to be unraveling (BY EILEEN KELLEY)
> Fed Cup tennis not coming here (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 38 - Week of September 22, 2011
> Legal expert: Shores would owe next to nothing for water infrastructure (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Ancient Vero bone to get DNA test at Smithsonian lab’ (BY SANDRA RAWLS)
> A ‘tremendous contribution’ to Vero (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Obama targets $1 million earners: Vero ranks 51 (BY MILTON R. BENJAMIN)
> The county and impact fees: ‘My head is spinning’ (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> New sediment samples to be tested for toxicity before lagoon dredging (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Orchid town hall now will remain on the mainland (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> News analysis: Heady and Carroll foes put up weak field (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 37 - Week of September 15, 2011
> Shores says Vero threatens suit over water-sewer (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Short-term rentals thrive in residential areas (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Sheriff: Metal theft now an ‘epidemic’ in county (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Shores Town Council approves 2 percent tax hike (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 36 - Week of September 8, 2011
> Former CIA No.2 sees nature of terrorism threat to U.S. changing (BY JOSEPH W. FENTON)
> At Ground Zero she tended to first responders (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Volunteer panels tell Vero Council to ‘cease’ sales talks (BY LISA ZAHNER)
>
Shores 2012 budget to be aired Friday (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 35 - Week of September 1, 2011
> The Museum of Art and the Art Club (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero electric value put at $185 million (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Consultants say Vero water system wins by ditching South Beach (BY LISA ZAHNER)
>
Impact fee refunds a big issue for County (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Irene shrinks beaches, claims sea turtle nests (BY EILEEN KELLEY)


Edition 34 - Week of August 25, 2011
> Can Vero actually divide its electric customers with FPL? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero water bid to Shores only matches County (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Mother upset over state not charging shooter of her son (BY JOSEPH W. FENTON)
>
Mucking it up: Dredging lagoon with no toxin testing (BY STEVEN M.THOMAS)

Edition 33 - Week of August 18, 2011
> Summer travel: Is League of Cities confab worth cost? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero lab a player in battle with lionfish (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Museum of Art, Art Club still at odds over future (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
>
Are new reefs the answer to beach erosion? (BY STEVEN M.THOMAS)

Edition 32 - Week of August 11, 2011
> John’s Island well a game-changer? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Big cuts at water district draw muted reaction (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Emily served as dry run for Vero’s new city manager (BY LISA ZAHNER)
>
Sheriff takes big lead raising campaign cash from island (BY STEVEN M.THOMAS)

Edition 31 - Week of August 4, 2011
> Water wars: Beachside communities hit with big hikes in irrigation costs (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero electric staffers stone-faced at FP&L briefing (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero asks taxpayers to help set priorities (BY LISA ZAHNER)
>
Shores ponders a tax boost to fund pension liabilities (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Jafar Falasiri: From man of the year to man in big jam (BY A 32963 CORRESPONDENT)


Edition 30 - Week of July 28, 2011
> Vero’s electric rates again headed through the roof (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> O’Connor takes helm: ‘Electric is number 1 priority’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> $1.1 million question: Are 600 island residents owed refunds? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
>
Fear seems operative word as county sits on huge surplus, but few object to budget cuts (BY STEVEN M.THOMAS)
> Yellow Baron: Taking to the air in war on bugs (BY MIKE BIELECKI)

Edition 29 - Week of July 21, 2011
> County sits on huge reserves while imposing budget cuts (BY STEVEN M.THOMAS)
> New Vero manager insists on police budget cuts (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Despite flawed Vero hiring process, finance director gets good reviews (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Tensions rising over future of old Dodgertown (BY DEBBIE CARSON)

Edition 28 - Week of July 14, 2011
> Stealth license plate cameras (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero police, after warning of cuts, seek budget hike (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero staff and consultants move to freeze out Council on utility talks (BY LISA ZAHNER)
>
It’s official: First half real estate sales up blockbuster 44.5 percent (BY STEVEN M.THOMAS)
> Redistricting could give Mayfield all of Indian River County (BY JOHN WILLIAM JOHNSON)

Edition 27 - Week of July 7, 2011
> Mystery over why Vero hired Lawson continues to grow (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Marine Bank set to defend record before FDIC (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Partying youth tries to get in wrong house at 2:30 am (BY JOSEPH W. FENTON)
>
After the hurricanes, Vero’s paperwork disaster (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 26 - Week of June 30, 2011
> Island jolted by news of bizarre fatal shooting (BY LISA ZAHNER AND JOHN WILLIAM JOHNSON)
> New Vero finance director leaves old job as state auditors move in (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Lifeguards: Tough, thankless job (BY JOSEPH W. FENTON)
>
Vero’s consultants rebuff county queries on water-sewer purchase (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 25 - Week of June 23, 2011
> From Windsor to Wabasso: The Gift of Hope (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Guns stolen in burglaries in Central Beach (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> No left turn? No one seemed to care (BY LISA ZAHNER)
>
Think it’s dry? Vero in midst of worst drought on record (BY STEVEN M.THOMAS)
> Vero Council taking hard look at pricey consultants (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 24 - Week of June 16, 2011
> Live Oak Road residents seek to block traffic (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero turns to ‘greenmail’ in water wars (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Death of Vero Beach psychiatrist leaves patients scrambling (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
>
From running back to Wizard of Oz (BY RON HOLUB)
> Electric deal sputters while consultant tab soars (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 23 - Week of June 9, 2011
> The Roselyn G and an ‘Olde Pirate’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> The Browns: Was their stylish storybook existence too perfect? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Funding cuts threaten the future of Cultural Council (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 22 - Week of June 2, 2011
> Which course will O’Connor take on electric (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores water decision awaits new Vero study (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Officials cautious on new laws for senior drivers (BY JOHN WILLIAM JOHNSON)
>
Brown to plead ‘no contest’ to original charges (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> John’s Island Foundation gives agencies $630,000 (BY MARY E. SCHENKEL)


Edition 21 - Week of May 26, 2011
> Vero Council can’t get water info from staff (BY STEVEN M.THOMAS)
> Face to face with a ‘miracle’ (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
>
Second of a series: Aging puts brakes on some older drivers (BY JOE FENTON)
> Lawyer Brown facing two new felony charges (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores facing budget cuts or a property tax increase? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Utility deal sputters while consultant tab soars (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 20 - Week of May 19, 2011
> First of a series: Taking away the car keys (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Library, in transition, facing cuts (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
>
The Dodgertown on-again, off-again deal is on-again (BY STEVEN M.THOMAS)
> SEAL Museum gets boost from bin Laden raid (BY JOE FENTON)

Edition 19 - Week of May 12, 2011
> New details emerge in Richard Brown probe (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Can Beachland’s oak hammock be saved? (BY SANDRA RAWLS)
>
Negotiations for sale of ‘Big Blue’ begin – finally (BY JOHN WILLIAM JOHNSON)
> Vero spurns the private sector in picking manager (BY STEVEN M.THOMAS)

Edition 18 - Week of May 5, 2011
> FP&L rejects Vero staff’s effort to rewrite Letter of Intent (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Regional water-sewer approach gets boost with 9-to-1 vote (BY LISA ZAHNER)
>
The Paula Holden Sage saga: Vero designer, ex-clients clash in court
(BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> New vote snafu delays choice of city manager (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)


Edition 17 - Week of April 28, 2011
> Vero water battle may shift to court (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Pay for new Vero manager an issue (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Heart transplant brings island family full circle (BY JOHN W. JOHNSON)
>
St. Ed’s honors five who helped save the school (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero beachside is rare bright spot in U.S. real estate market (BY STEVE THOMAS)

Edition 16 - Week of April 21, 2011
> Marsh Island backs off from bid to be annexed into Orchid (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero plans to hire consultants for new water study (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores Town Council to finally get water proposal from County (BY LISA ZAHNER)
>
What did auditor really say about County water finances? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Beach debacle will see Phase Two end only half finished (BY STEVE THOMAS)

Edition 15 - Week of April 14, 2011
> Revelations seen killing Orchid annexation of Marsh Island (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero hunt for city manager: Govt. vs the ‘real world’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Public attitude toward FP&L sale: Hopeful skepticism (BY LISA ZAHNER)
>
Penalties for electric violations ‘confidential’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Adrienne Smith: ‘Restoring natural habitats (BY JOHN WILLIAM JOHNSON)

Edition 14 - Week of April 7, 2011
> Editorial: FP&L and the (no longer) impossible dream
> FP&L: Benefits to Vero Beach $14 million in first year alone (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> How does Vero now proceed on the FP&L electric offer (BY LISA ZAHNER)
>
County threatens to give Vero notice of water-sewer switch (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Washington team eying move to Vero?


Edition 13 - Week of March 31, 2011
> Vero staffer’s double-dip prearranged (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores residents could save on water and sewer (BY LISA ZAHNER)
>
United Way nears $2.4 million goal (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> Heady takes OUC case to Tallahassee, gets nowhere (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 12 - Week of March 24, 2011
> Impact 100 to have 3 winners (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Price hikes for sand continue; progress lags (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> What’s Vero’s water system worth: Mayor Kramer says: ‘I have offer of $50 million’
(BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 11 - Week of March 17, 2011
> Without merger, big water and sewer rate hikes ahead (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Politicians get ‘high risk’ pension benefits (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> 11-page explanation for rehiring of city worker flunks math tests (BY LISA ZAHNER)
>
Weick emerges as key swing vote on new Shores council (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Famous ‘locker room’ at Big Blue to get overhaul (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 10 - Week of March 10, 2011
> Haiti free clinic has heart and soul in Vero (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> $280,000 more sought for beaches (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Just sitting around with nothing to do (BY LISA ZAHNER)
>
Challenges face new supervisor of elections (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 9 - Week of March 3, 2011
> Spa wars: Vero hotels vie in luxury rejuvenation (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> The Vitunac saga: Was he using the city legal staff to research his case? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Would you believe Vero is “leasing” one of its retirees at far more than his old pay? (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 8 - Week of February 24, 2011
> Fresh to your doorstep from Veggies of Vero (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> County demonstrates to Vero water and sewer utility solvent (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> State panel demands answers from Vero on electric utility (BY LISA ZAHNER)
>
City bosses owed $1 million for vacations and sick leave (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 7 - Week of February 17, 2011
> Vero’s Al Wardon then and now (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero employees in for shock: Written performace reviews (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Rush to retire: Could it have anything to do with money? (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 6 - Week of February 10, 2011
> Nancy Prizito’s place filled with words (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> New daylight burglary spree hits the island (BY IAN M. LOVE)
> Vitunac: Indispensible or uninvolved? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
>
Retiring your way to higher pay (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 5 - Week of February 3, 2011
> Frustration between Shores and County on water deal boils over (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> The secret behind high electric bills: It was really cold (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vitunac is first on Vero Council’s hit list (BY LISA ZAHNER)
>
Former Vero City Manager John Little dies at 86 (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> No state millions for Vero beaches (BY IAN M. LOVE)


Edition 4 - Week of January 27, 2011
> Cadden, Haverland emerge as winners in Indian River Shore’s no-vote-needed Council election (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero Council may hire consultant and hold off on new City Manager (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Ira Hatch relocated to Panhandle, where he still operates a laundry (BY LISA ZAHNER)
>
Who’s stirring pot in Riomar over future of St. Ed’s land (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> North county beach restoration to resume Feb. 7th (BY IAN M. LOVE)

Edition 3 - Week of January 20, 2011
> Land Trust hopes to save Indian River Shores wildlife habitat (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Details emerge on death of woman outside Carrabba’s (BY IAN M. LOVE)
> Vero’s hopelessness at financial analysis (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 2 - Week of January 13, 2011
> Sheriff: Hit-and-run probe botched (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vitunac: No Council member read the $2 billion electric contract (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Three Aves at last on track (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 1 - Week of January 6, 2011
> A sad tale of our times: Death outside front door of Carrabba’s (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> New Vero Council finds ousting entrenched staff is not so easy (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Harassment, slurs draw slap on wrist (BY LISA ZAHNER)
>
2010: The year when apathy was torn asunder (BY LISA ZAHNER)


2010 ARCHIVE

Edition 40 - Week of December 23, 2010
> Shores residents may have real Council election (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Smithsonian bone casts now in Vero (BY SANDRA RAWLS)
> Change comes again to Vero’s Surf Club Hotel (BY IAN M. LOVE)

Edition 39 - Week of December 16, 2010
> Seems like nobody wants Big Blue (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero: Rate cuts to pump millions into economy (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> 7th grader seeks to restore oyster beds (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Mayor Kramer’s ‘Plan B:’ Vero stays in electric biz (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 38 - Week of December 9, 2010
> Shores appears to have deep-sixed water consultant (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Power plays: New cast, same old story (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero Beach has a new Santa (BY CLAUDIA BALINT)

Edition 37 - Week of December 2, 2010
> Shores is seeking bid from county on water, sewer (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> ‘Lepto’ bacteria threatens dogs, humans (BY ALINA LAMBIET)
> Delay on new fields puts Dodgertown’s future in jeopardy (BY IAN M. LOVE)
> Pops’ Lockhart returns with a BBC cast (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 36 - Week of November 25, 2010
> Heady: Man of principle or professional contrarian? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero police step up beachside patrols; no new burglaries (BY IAN M. LOVE)
> Mushroom man Mike Johnson (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 35 - Week of November 18, 2010
> Three way water-sewer talks may ultimately end in consolidation (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Orchid puts hold on annexation of Marsh Island (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Central Beach on alert after home burglaries (BY IAN M. LOVE)
> ‘Everything you dream of for your kids’ (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 34 - Week of November 11, 2010
> Vero City Council takes on new look (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County hopes to strike water, sewer deal with the city (BY IAN M. LOVE)

What goes on inside the Vero Beach power plant?
>
Probers investigate claims of racial harassment and theft (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Tape suggests employees seek to abort sale to FPL (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 33 - Week of November 4, 2010
> A Clean Sweep! Insurgents win all 4 Vero Council seats (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> New electric consultant fee outrage awaits new Council (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Conflict? What conflict?
>
Invoices indicate Vero paid for work done for Shores (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores holds up pay while demanding explanations (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 32 - Week of October 28, 2010
> Same consultants advise Vero, Shores on water (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Walley in Wonderland (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Orchid Council moving to annex Marsh Island (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Charter high: Vero’s best kept education secret (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 31 - Week of October 14, 2010
> Defending criminals and chimps (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> School Board race focus of beach interest (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Consultants driving Shores toward water and sewer deal with Vero (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 30 - Week of September 30, 2010
> Sand castles: Vero 25 years after Marriott (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero’s first great debate set for Emerson Center (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> No lifeguards for Treasure Shores (BY IAN M. LOVE)
> Trash wars: Indian River Shores dumps pickup changes (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 29 - Week of September 16, 2010
> Tom White: ‘I may want to come back’ (BY IAN M. LOVE)
> School bells may ring once again in Riomar (BY DEBBIE CARSON)
> Price tag on Vero’s electric operation upped to $400 million (BY LISA ZAHNER & IAN M. LOVE)

Edition 28 - Week of September 2, 2010
> Schools handling of harassment allegations cause for concern (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> A look at what a future in prison holds for Ira Hatch (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Sheriff says budget cuts mean back to basics (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 27 - Week of August 19, 2010
> Messages to Judge: If Hatch’s sentence is cut short by death, we will not complain
(BY LISA ZAHNER)
> St. Ed's launches new era with unified campus (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Cloudy skies: Piper again is seen struggling (BY IAN M. LOVE)

Edition 26 - Week of August 5, 2010
> Cutting Vero’s budget by squeezing theatre, museum (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Gloria Estefan’s unique oceanfront estate gets break on assessment (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Beach project gets mixed reviews (BY IAN M. LOVE)


Edition 25 - Week of July 22, 2010
> Rare armed robbery jolts Ocean Drive (BY IAN M. LOVE)
> FP&L and Vero: Hard to tell what they are saying in private (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> After the Hatch plea, what’s next? (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 24 - Week of July 8, 2010
> Biggest loser: Schlitt cash kept Hatch's Ponzie scheme afloat (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Here’s Marjorie (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 23 - Week of June 24, 2010
> Dragonfly joins Gulf battle (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Hatch partner rebuffs bid to spread blame (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Eisenmenger's meandering courtroom style (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 22 - Week of June 10, 2010

New twists in the Ira Hatch fraud saga

> How he wound up defended by a top criminal lawyer who receives no fee
(BY LISA ZAHNER)
> How witnesses say he used escrowed client funds as his private piggy bank
(BY LISA ZAHNER)
> How his family lives like millionaires on $1,500 a month from Social Security
(BY LISA ZAHNER)

> Vero admits electric rates will never approach FPL (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 21 - Week of May 27, 2010
> Hatch fraud trial hinges on investigators (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> H.Randal Brennan: The lawyer with a Heady assignment (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Rowing with the ancient Mariners (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> The St. Edward’s Society: Helping scholarship kids imagine the unimaginable
(BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 20 - Week of May 13, 2010
> More than 100 island victims await start of Ira Hatch trial (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Sand trucks gone, but will return (turtles willing) in November (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Wilson's signature saga (BY LISA ZAHNER AND DEBBIE CARSON)

Edition 19 - Week of May 6, 2010
> Councilman Heady sues Vero in U.S. District Court (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Beach replenishment to end Friday with work uncompleted (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 18 - Week of April 29, 2010
> New electricity mantra: Show us the numbers (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Beach work half done, but bonus near for contractor (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> The case of the police call that came unglued (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 17 - Week of April 22, 2010
> More banking changes for Vero Beach (BY IAN LOVE)
> Beach project falls behind; Marbrisa, Baytree at risk (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 16 - Week of April 15, 2010
> Feud between Wheeler and Flescher takes an ugly turn (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Tea Party expects big crowd Friday at Holman (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> We all paid to kill watchdog on electric bill (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Island group hails beach work (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 15 - Week of April 8, 2010
> Piper sales -- and jobs -- take off (BY IAN LOVE)
> Ex-Mayor joins race for Vero Council (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Charlie's guerrilla boot camp (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 14 - Week of April 1, 2010
> Deal on beaches may save jobs of 2 commissioners (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> No good news for Vero Council on 2011 budget (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Rising again: Indian River Neighborhood Association (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 13 - Week of March 25, 2010
> St. Edward’s declares ‘victory’ in drive to get out from under crushing debt
(BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Charities doing more with less in challenging times (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 12 - Week of March 18, 2010
> Beachside hotels filled with visitors (BY ALINA LAMBIET & MILTON R. BENJAMIN)
> City of Vero may have found an out on water and sewer (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Replenishment of beaches slips behind schedule (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 11 - Week of March 11, 2010
> Beach replenishment costs go ‘up and up and up’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero finance chief bails on 2011 budget (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Ron Rennick catches fossil fever (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 10 - Week of March 4, 2010
> Elizabeth Brooker Ready to take on Old Boys' over Vero utility (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Rare edition: Vero Beach Book Center (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero polo thrives at Pointe West (BY MICHELLE GENZ)


Edition 9 - Week of February 25, 2010
> Hacked!: A beachside resident’s emailed plea for money to get home (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero seen facing big cut in municipal employees (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> The Pied Piper of Miracle Mile (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 8 - Week of February 18, 2010
> Designer Paula Holden Sage's downward spiral (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero plan to cut services unsupported (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Are green jobs the future of Indian River County? (BY IAN M. LOVE & DEBBIE CARSON)
> Sea turtles key to future of sand trucking (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 7 - Week of February 11, 2010
> Beach replenishment: One ugly surprise after another (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Referendum could put Vero out of electric business (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Alan Polackwich: From banking to county attorney (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 6 - Week of February 4, 2010
> The ties that bind: Vero still tied to FMPA power contracts until 2043 (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> ‘Final’ power contract was not so final (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Psst. Anyone want to buy $1.2 million worth of oil? (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 5 - Week of January 28, 2010
> Does Vero Utilities see fewer future customers? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Sand trucking to cost us extra $1 million (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Riverside Bank cops plea on Kay Clem’s bank account (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 4 - Week of January 21, 2010
> Nominee with most votes passed over for Council (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> The final days: Ira Hatch and the looting of Coastal Escrow (BY THOMAS B. COLLINS)
> Vero Council not told FPL was runner-up (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> PIPER SPREADING ITS WINGS (BY IAN M. LOVE)

Edition 3 - Week of January 14, 2010
> Vitunac: ‘Material’ changes made to utility contract (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Debbie Mayfield goes to war (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero beachside hotels prepare for influx of baseball fans (BY IAN M. LOVE)

Edition 2 - Week of January 7, 2010
> State Atty. Ill-equipped for electric probe (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County upping heat on electric issues (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 1 - Week of January 1, 2010
> Changes made in Vero electric contract (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> State attorney denies probe was ‘whitewash’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 38 - Week of December 17, 2009
> Grand Jury decides to not pursue electric probe (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Consultant bills surprise only to public (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> James Gibson: The ‘father’ of Vero Beach architecture (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 37 - Week of December 10, 2009
> Vero electric consultants paid millions (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Wilson out; Council openness out too (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Humiston Park renovation is nearing completion (BY IAN M. LOVE)

Edition 36 - Week of December 3, 2009
> KEPT IN THE DARK (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Philanthropist Dick Stark: Making a difference in Vero (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Beach residents get first peek at Vero Man fossil (BY SANDRA RAWLS)


Edition 35 - Week of November 26, 2009
> Charlie Wilson’s War (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Grand jury is probing Vero electric contract (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 34 - Week of November 19, 2009
> FPL to Vero: ‘We want to be of help’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Beach replenishment politics: Sand miners pay to play (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 33 - Week of November 12, 2009
> Chinese drywall found on island (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Kevin Sawnick: ‘It’ll definitely be interesting’ (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 32 - Week of November 5, 2009
> St. Edward’s presses ambitious fund-raising effort (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Charlie Wilson, Brian Heady win election of surprises (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 31 - Week of October 29, 2009
> St. Ed’s adjusts to challenging times (BY MILTON R. BENJAMIN)
> Vero Council’s brain brownout (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Coming soon (hopefully) to a beach near you (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 30 - Week of October 15, 2009
> From Panama City Beach to the Vero Beach barrier island, with love (BY MILTON R. BENJAMIN)
> Ira Hatch finds Christ; client funds still lost (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Stephen Faherty’s fight to break the choke hold of Vero Utilities (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Goodbye Vero Beach Inn; Hello Surf Club (BY ALINA LAMBIET)

Edition 29 - Week of October 1, 2009
> Oceanfront real estate sales heat up (BY LISA ZAHNER & MILTON R. BENJAMIN)
> C L O S E D ! For $7.8 million in taxes paid... (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero Beach City Council candidates offer views on key issues (BY MARY BETH MCDONALD)
> County: Worries over wear on bridges and roads from sand trucks are unwarranted (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 28 - Week of September 17, 2009
> Are you ready for this? 26,000 more are coming (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> H1N1 flu pandemic could stress Vero health system (BY LISA ZAHNER & ROB STEIN)

Edition 27 - Week of September 3, 2009
> FINALLY! Fresh Market opens in Vero Beach (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Epic fossil carving to be auctioned in Vero (BY SANDRA RAWLS)
> New rate shocks await snowbirds (BY A STAFF WRITER)
> Can Joe Baird emerge from a summer cloud? (BY LISA ZAHNER)


Edition 26 - Week of August 13, 2009
> Vero snowbirds summer on Nantucket (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Inside story: Vero and the Orioles (BY IAN M. LOVE)
> Power plant not villain in soaring rates (BY LISA ZAHNER & MILTON R. BENJAMIN)


Edition 25 - Week of July 30, 2009
> Bank crisis touches hospital (BY IAN M. LOVE AND MILTON R. BENJAMIN)
> Vero Council ignores high electric bills (BY MILTON R. BENJAMIN)
> Hotels help shops survive Vero summer (BY SIOBHAN FITZPATRICK)
> Greenway planned south of 17th Street bridge (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 24 - Week of July 16, 2009
> Electric rate shock stuns island (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Burglaries have Central Beach on alert (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 23 - Week of July 2, 2009
> After 40,000 Vero eyes - A fresh start for Dr. Paul Minotty (BY MILTON R. BENJAMIN)
> Claims of big savings from Vero city health clinic start to look anemic
(BY MARY BETH MCDONALD)
> Vero Beach electric bills soar; municipal utility is now ‘broke’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Piper Aircraft seeks to hire engineers for the PiperJet (BY IAN M. LOVE)


Edition 22 - Week of June 18, 2009
> Summer tragedy! Rosenberg's die in accident in Dominican Republic (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero Beach City Council Profile: Debra Fromang (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Replenishment of Vero barrier island beaches is again uncertain (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Piper CEO Jim Bass to resign from Vero aircraft company as of June 26
(BY A STAFFWRITER)

Edition 21 - Week of June 4, 2009
> University of Florida: Epic carving on fossil bone found in Vero Beach (BY SANDRA RAWLS)
> Saint Edward’s Appoints Michael Mersky as Head of School (BY A STAFFWRITER)
> Not-so-public meeting yields little new on Vero employee health clinic
(BY MARY BETH MCDONALD)


Edition 20 - Week of May 21, 2009
> Vero Beach tourism down in 2009, but better than expected (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> New Asian owners injecting cash into Piper Aircraft (BY IAN M. LOVE)
> Indian River County seen skeptical on idea of employee health clinic
(BY MARY BETH MCDONALD)

Edition 19 - Week of May 7, 2009
> Impact 100 awards $205,000 in grants to Vero Beach non-profits (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Pops concert marks glorious end to Vero Beach social season (BY LINDA CLARK)
> Craig Callan is back on job at Vero's Holman Stadium (BY IAN M. LOVE)
> Piper Aircraft sold to Asian investors; Company to stay in Vero (BY IAN M. LOVE)


Edition 18 - Week of April 30, 2009
> Ensuring the future of St. Edward’s (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 16 - Week of April 16, 2009
> Professional baseball on verge of return to Vero Beach's Dodgertown (BY IAN M. LOVE)
> Vero Beach officials skip bidding for city employee health clinic - Seek to award $500,000 contract to hand-picked vendor (BY MARY BETH MCDONALD)
> In search of Miss Vero - Irreverent blog gains serious following (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 15 - Week of April 9, 2009
> Vero moves ahead on controversial clinic - City Council kept in dark on details
(BY MARY BETH MCDONALD)
> Amazing act of generosity produces new art for museum (BY MICHELLE GANZ)

Edition 14 - Week of April 2, 2009
> No football, no baseball, no progress (BY IAN M. LOVE)
> Helping John Replogle and others lead a happy, independent life (BY SANDRA RAWLS)


Edition 13 - Week of March 26, 2009
> Rising on Vero’s south beach: Dream home or nightmare? (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Richardson Award to Father Murphy (BY LARRY MACKE)

Edition 12 - Week of March 19, 2009
> To Stanford and back: John Orcutt’s ‘incredible’ journey
(BY MILTON R. BENJAMIN & IAN M. LOVE)
> If you are looking to sell some old gold (BY IAN M. LOVE)

Edition 11 - Week of March 12, 2009
> Tom White’s FAST travels on tax dollars (BY MARY BETH MCDONALD)
> Major league baseball may soon return to Dodgertown (BY IAN M. LOVE)


Edition 8 - Week of February 19, 2009
> Stanford accused of $8 billion fraud (BY A STAFF WRITER)
> In tough times, Piper vital signs seem strong (BY IAN M. LOVE)

Edition 7 - Week of February 12, 2009
> Beachland facing possible teacher cutbacks (BY ELLA CHABOT-REMINGTON)
> St. Ed’s tennis star No. 1 in Florida (BY RON HOLUB)

Edition 6 - Week of February 5, 2009
> Pelican Island: No longer invisible (BY WARREN KAGARISE)
> Dodgertown seen great for college ball (BY IAN M. LOVE)

> The Hills: Good Samaritans by example (BY SANDRA RAWLS)


Edition 5 - Week of January 29, 2009
> A fairwell to Darby Educator, counselor and friend (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Honoring the Block philanthropic legacy (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

> Nursing pay above median at Indian River Medical Center (BY MLTON R. BENJAMIN)

Edition 4 - Week of January 22, 2009
> Challenging times for St. Edward’s (BY WARREN KAGARISE)
> Golden Sands Park set to open in days (BY A STAFF WRITER)

Edition 3 - Week of January 15, 2009
> Beachside still a haven from serious crime (BY IAN M. LOVE)
> Snowbirds migrate to marina (BY WARREN KAGARISE)

> Wanted: 25 philanthropic women (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 2 - Week of January 8, 2009
> Orioles’ demands revealed; Council says: ‘No way’ (BY MARY BETH MCDONALD & IAN M. LOVE)
> Far larger crowds expected for Treasure Coast Wine Festival (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 1 - Week of January 1, 2009
> No taxpayer millions for Piper Aircraft this year (BY IAN M. LOVE)
> Vero Beach employee clinic seen unlikely to cut health costs (BY MARY BETH MCDONALD)

> Exercise in the New Year: Boxing to box step (BY MICHELLE GENZ)