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Edition 21 - Week of May 27, 2021
> New CEO: Piper to invest more in engineering, R&D (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> As pandemic wanes, hunger for quality takeout remains (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Cleveland Clinic cardiologists move to private practice (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Former player on Vero girls soccer team sues for sex discrimination (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Downward trend in Covid-19 cases in public schools here (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Vero council unanimously passes the ‘standing ovation plan’ for riverfront (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Brightline: Orlando to Tampa link ‘key’ to success of Florida rail project (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Big news for anglers: Limited goliath grouper season likely (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 20 - Week of May 20, 2021
> Huge price jump for property on ocean and river (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Worker shortage hits even companies like Piper (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Riverside Theatre to reopen earlier than planned with full 2022 season of hits (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> Longtime minister Scott Alexander to retire at end of July (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Panel now assigned to get schools into compliance with ’67 order (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> GOP women’s club disputes Sheriff’s bill for rally security (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> 2 Indian River Shores criminal cases remain in pandemic limbo (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 19 - Week of May 13, 2021
> Stormwater tax revenue won’t be spent on drainage (BY LISA ZAHNER | NEWS ANALYSIS )
> Vero considering use of Big Blue for temp boat storage (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club buys land to prevent future commercial development (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Hospital may permit more vaginal birth after cesarean deliveries (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> School district abandons idea of Chief Equity and Diversity Officer (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Islanders eager to travel after year of pandemic lockdown (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Vaccinations here down sharply last week; infections remain low (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Diana Duve murder subject of television documentary (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Researchers on the lookout for rare sawfish in lagoon (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 18 - Week of May 6, 2021
> Perkins murder trial set to be first since pandemic (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> After career, a time for philanthropy–and time for mom (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Riverfront restaurant, bar and marina for sale – but which one? (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> A1A road-widening project ‘not over,’ but those orange barricades are finally gone (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vero weighs phasing-in proposed stormwater tax (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Seagrass making strong comeback at Sebastian Inlet (BY SUE COCKING)
> Latest bid for charter school at Pointe West comes to an end (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> COVID-19 cases again down in county; vaccine supply here now exceeds demand (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 17 - Week of April 29, 2021
> Ocean Drive shops enjoying ‘post-pandemic’ rebound (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Concept plan for Three Corners site now up to Council (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Students will not need to be masked at summer school (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Good news! Island’s beaches expand during past decade despite hurricanes (BY SUE COCKING)
> After four decades, Shores Town Attorney Chester Clem retires (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Only 7 new cases of COVID-19 on barrier island in the past week (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero considers legal action against county in Shores dispute (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 16 - Week of April 22, 2021
> W. Galen Weston, founder of Windsor and developer of Orchid Island, dies at 80 (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Retired Undersheriff Jim Harpring moves into new job as Indian River Shores town manager (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Construction starts on Environmental Learning Center pavilion (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> COVID-19 vaccine now exceeds demand here with 90 percent of seniors over 65 vaccinated (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Beachland teachers accuse ex-School Board member of disruptive actions (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> School superintendent argues for new position to resolve desegregation order (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Facemasks expected to be optional when new school year starts Aug. 10 (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Study underway at Bee Gum Point may lead to more game fish (BY SUE COCKING)
> Wabasso Beach Park closed until April 30 for sand restoration (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> GOP rally with Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene moves to Fairgrounds after 14 Bones says ‘No’ (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Manatees in Indian River Lagoon dying at alarming rate (BY SUE COCKING)
> $4.6 million road project coming to Indian River Boulevard next year (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Property appraiser closing beachside office due to low demand for services (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Shores seems focused on switching water-sewer provider (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 15 - Week of April 15, 2021
> Surfsedge homes sell at record pace during pandemic (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Ex-School Board member Justice in Beachland ruckus (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Vero’s fine dining restaurants having great season (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Dick Winger’s return to Vero Beach City Council is not a feel-good story (BY LISA ZAHNER | NEWS ANALYSIS )
> Sebastian high school swimmer headed for Olympic trials (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Link to Vero’s past disappearing. Steil gas station on U.S. 1 to close (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> 70,000 county residents have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 14 - Week of April 8, 2021
> Cleveland Clinic adds physicians to hospital staff (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> VNA nurses now visiting homebound seniors to give COVID-19 vaccinations (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> New COVID-19 cases here decline; hospitalizations also down (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Flood insurance premiums headed higher for ‘equity’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> New stormwater fees could equate to 12 percent tax hike (BY LISA ZAHNER | NEWS ANALYSIS)
> Huge new subdivision would add hundreds of homes near airport (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Construction boom puts pressure on county building department (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Andres Duany kept on to help city finalize riverfront plan (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Brightline tracks from north and south to meet at county line (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Few realize that hardbottom reefs lay close to shore just off Humiston Park (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 13 - Week of April 1, 2021
> Expansion proposed for Riverside Park tennis complex (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Boardwalk south of Jaycee Park getting overhaul (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> More excuses, little progress, on A1A road-widening and resurfacing project (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> ‘Pinky’ Regan, a year after COVID, out on town again (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Island COVID-19 cases down slightly (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> New memory care facility preparing to open on U.S. 1 in May (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Six apply for open seat on Vero Beach City Council (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 12 - Week of March 25, 2021
> New oceanfront development off to blazing start (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Downtown Fridays: Another step on road back (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Simon Caldecott, driving force behind resurgence of Piper Aircraft, retiring (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Skyborne has big plans in taking over FlightSafety Academy (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> ‘Experience’ in obstruction not what Vero city council needs (BY LISA ZAHNER | NEWS ANALYSIS)
> COVID-19 cases continue trending down as more residents vaccinated (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Kerry Bartlett appointed to replace Tracey Zudans on Hospital District (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Funding doubled for addiction treatment center (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Is pending bill aimed at eliminating Hospital District? (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Sheriff Flowers forming a ‘Citizen Advisory Committee’ (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 11 - Week of March 18, 2021
> At last, events restarting here after long year (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF AND MICHELLE GENZ)
> Nearly 80 percent of county seniors have received jab (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> COVID pandemic has changed life in significant ways(BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Teel lawsuit against sheriff’s office moves a step closer to trial (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Shores seeks help from consultant in exploring its water-sewer options (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Three more Beachland Elementary students test positive for COVID-19 (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Vaccination recommended even for those who have had coronavirus (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero boatbuilder cited for dumping oil and gasoline (BY SUE COCKING)
> Public schools $280 million behind on maintenance (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> County pushing back on $134 million in state-mandated lagoon cleanup costs (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 10 - Week of March 11, 2021
> Replica of Hemingway’s fishing boat coming to Vero (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> New COVID cases at lowest level here since Halloween (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School district kept principal’s COVID secret for two weeks (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Grand Harbor: A tangible sense of resurgence and community pride (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vero Beach Regional Airport thriving; launching ad campaign to raise profile (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> C-section rates improve dramatically at Cleveland Clinic (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> New project underway at south end of county (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Longtime island banker and nonprofit leader Scott Alexander retiring from Northern Trust (BY MARY SCHENKEL)

Edition 9 - Week of March 4, 2021
> COVID-19 good news: cases down, vaccinations up (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Why is school district underreporting COVID-19? (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Kimberly Thorpe: A meteoric life comes to an untimely end (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Hal Du Pont: Remembered by shooters, photogs and cat lovers (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Pandemic makes college planning a challenge for St. Ed’s seniors (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Vero police resume parking enforcement in Central Beach (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> County, Shores and Vero get $5 million for lagoon projects (BY SUE COCKING)
> Shores town manager steps down due to health problems (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 8 - Week of February 25, 2021
> Vero Beach High principal hospitalized with COVID-19 (BY STEVE THOMAS)
> As more receive vaccine jabs, new infections decline (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Anti-mask parents who sued School Board will not appeal (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Small businesses doing well in Vero despite pandemic (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Vero on verge of creating Cultural Arts Village (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> City seeks to increase use of marina by transient boaters (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Speeding tickets in Vero soar, crashes way down, in 2020 (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Utility poles on Ocean Drive will be replaced this spring (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Closure of Wabasso Beach Park for repairs delayed by high tides (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vero hits the Shores with epic demand for documents (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 7 - Week of February 18, 2021
> Nursing home let staff with COVID care for patients (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> New COVID-19 infections here unchanged, but deaths down (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> El Sid Taqueria latest island eatery to close briefly as a result of COVID-19 (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Renovated Village Beach Market back at last (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Florida city similar to Vero foils cyberattack on water utility (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School district hopes to tap generous island residents to fund major projects (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Unearthed decade-old letter could be key in fight over water rates between Vero and Shores (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Legislature trying again this year to preempt local regulation of vacation rentals (BY SUE COCKING)
> Mardy Fish Foundation tennis championships rescheduled from late April to mid-October (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Public school teachers to get promised pay raise (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)

Edition 6 - Week of February 11, 2021
> New COVID cases trend downward, but less so on island (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero Isles residents seek deal with City on canals (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club’s A1A tunnel idea not hit with all (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Multimillion city marina makeover gets the OK (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> John’s Island golfers bankroll teaching pro’s PGA dream (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Island brokers see 2021 shaping up as another phenomenal year (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Buyer emerges for historic Patio restaurant downtown (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> North island beach repair project hits new snag; needs more sand and funds (BY SUE COCKING)
> Islander expert in emergency management sees politics hampering COVID-19 relief (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 5 - Week of February 4, 2021
> COVID-19 sets new records here during January (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Media center assistant at Oslo Middle first school staffer to die here of COVID-19 (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Judge Janet Croom to rule soon on school facemask policy (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Hundreds get coronavirus vaccine here at pop-up clinics (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Kids could be in line for vaccinations by summer (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Boat tie-ups at Vero’s city marina down 50 percent (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> New bridge off south island will be one of tallest in state (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Will hidden-camera videos from prostitution-sting be destroyed? (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Graves donates land near Vero Beach High to school district for new running track (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Vero City Council won’t include overhead or salaries in stormwater utility budget (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Why don’t we see work being done on island road and bridge projects? (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Charges dropped against man arrested by deputy who later shot Teel (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 4 - Week of January 28, 2021
> FBI agents seek to question former Mayor Jay Kramer (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> COVID-19 cases down slightly, but death toll rises (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Publix added to COVID-19 vaccine sites here (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Coronavirus poses new set of challenges for Mental Health Assn. (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> Pandemic propels island real estate to a record year (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Vero Beach auto dealerships ended up having good year (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Season off to strong start at Village Shops in the Shores (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Utilities Commission urged to phase out septic within Vero city limits on island (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero: The Shores lacks standing to sue over reuse water rates (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 3 - Week of January 21, 2021
> Assisted living residents finally getting vaccine (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> New COVID-19 cases here lowest since New Year’s (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Public schools here experience worst week since start of pandemic with 50 new cases (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Not going to see this racing through Vero before 2023 (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Deputy, fired here for pepper-spraying inmate, once handcuffed Mike Wallace after traffic stop (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vero seeks development pitches for riverfront project (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Indian River Shores says it likely will leave Vero water-sewer utility in 2027 (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 2 - Week of January 14, 2021
> Vaccine or placebo? Pfizer trial participant waits to find out (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> COVID-19 cases shatter pandemic records for county (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Antibody treatment available here for high-risk patients (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Keeping seniors out of hospital best way to fight COVID-19 (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> No post-holiday COVID-19 spike, so far, at public schools (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Major golf and tennis charity events here altered in response to pandemic (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Royal Palm Pointe businesses ‘on an upswing’ after 2020 lull (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)

Edition 1 - Week of January 7, 2021
> Frustration as thousands here seek scarce vaccinations (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> New COVID-19 cases set another record here (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> What you need to know about rollout of COVID vaccines (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> 45 new COVID-19 cases reported in county schools despite holiday break (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Hawk’s Nest golf course now ranked one of Florida’s best (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> High-ranking Sheriff’s Office official, cleared of criminal wrongdoing, retires (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Brightline restarts work on high-speed rail tracks here (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)

Edition 53 - Week of December 31, 2020
> 2020:The Year of Living Pandemically (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Pharmacies await vaccine shipments so shots can begin (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Deputy was facing suspension when he shot doc’s wife (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Farmers Market Oceanside, Art in the Park both on comeback trail (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)

Edition 52 - Week of December 24, 2020
> DeSantis: CDC vaccine priority makes no sense (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Surge in COVID-19 cases sees pandemic total here top 6,000 (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> COVID-19 spreading faster in county public schools (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Kids still send letters by snailmail to Santa (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Piper’s high-end aircraft sales strong; no pandemic layoffs (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vero Beach City Council sharply divided on stormwater tax (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero Beach, Shores begin incurring major legal fees in utility dispute (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Village Beach Market, hit by more delays, now hoping for mid-January reopening (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> NAACP, School Board agree on more meetings and progress reports in desegregation case (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)

Edition 51 - Week of December 17, 2020
> No Thanksgiving spike seen here in COVID-19 cases (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero Beach anxiously awaits arrival of first doses of coronavirus vaccine (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> COVID-19 quarantine time is cut for Indian River public school students (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Indigo Vero Beach: Luxury development coming to oceanfront (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Financing is challenge for riverfront project (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Report: Indian River County has best lagoon water quality (BY SUE COCKING)
> County appeals again in industrial property rights saga (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Vero Beach Municipal Marina renovation moves ahead (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Lawnwood Regional Medical Center plans $100 million expansion (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)

Edition 50 - Week of December 10, 2020
> Will rollout of vaccine proceed smoothly here? (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> COVID-19 cases in schools double since second quarter start (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> COVID-19 infections up here with 22 hospitalized, and five deaths (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> 17th Street bridge declared ‘structurally deficient’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> With concrete and steel, state armors island to withstand a 100-year storm (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Graves wants more pay, longer terms for Vero City Council (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Court: Teel wrongful death lawsuit should go forward (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vero police bike patrols give the public ‘a greater feeling of safety’ (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> 3.7 miles of north island beach to be restored beginning in January (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 49 - Week of December 3, 2020
> Will third surge of COVID-19 find us better prepared? (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> First responders to be vaccinated as soon as possible (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Despite pandemic, island tourism not bad in late summer (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Vero abandons idea of creating test site for city residents (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> St. Helen’s reopens after COVID-19; scattered positives at other area schools (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> 98 percent of Grand Harbor members vote to take over ownership of club from Carl Icahn (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> John’s Island tennis pro moving to Sea Oaks to replace retiring director (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Brightline constructing another railroad bridge in South Vero Beach (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> County loses $3.3 million appeal in Ocean Concrete property rights case (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> County may cut polling places in favor of super voting centers (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> County reports above average sea turtle nesting on barrier island’s beaches (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 48 - Week of November 26, 2020
> John’s Island closes dining rooms for rest of month after positive COVID-19 tests (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero seeking to curb COVID-19 spread in city (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Covid-19 maintains high profile in both private and public schools in county (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Vero cardiologist: COVID-19 can cause heart damage (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> The Shores, Vero seem headed for court over reuse water (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero Council moving ahead with plans for stormwater tax (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Uncertainty about 16th Street Ballfields as county sues to uphold deed restriction (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 47 - Week of November 19, 2020
> Vero researcher involved in COVID-19 drug trials (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> New COVID-19 cases creeping up on July level (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> COVID-19 increase among long-term care residents – but not staff – baffles experts (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Incoming School Board members support mandatory mask rules (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> 2 more students at St. Edward’s School have tested positive for COVID-19 (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Downtown Vero gets its first new office building in a decade (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> FIT researchers apparently do not plan to proceed with Bethel Creek flushing study (BY SUE COCKING)
> Senior organization launches a searchable website to link older residents with services (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> Grand Harbor members reach tentative deal to take over club from developer (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Brackett lauded as ‘excellent choice’ as Vero Beach mayor (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 46 - Week of November 12, 2020
> How will COVID-19 vaccine be distributed in Vero? (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Troubling surge occurring here in COVID-19 cases (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> COVID-19 cases spike among local students, public school staff members (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Grand Harbor members in sensitive talks with developer (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Many barrier island septic systems found to be leaking waste into the groundwater (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Cleveland Clinic doctors continue to struggle with phone problems (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Repairs to 17th Street bridge now won’t start until December (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 45 - Week of November 5, 2020
> South of bridge, a Community Sailing Center? (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> North of bridge, dismantle big blue or turn it into riverfront centerpiece? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Snowbirds may be fueling island COVID-19 surge (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Parents sue county School Board over facemask policy (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> St. Ed’s counselor positive for COVID-19; no students exposed (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Cleveland Clinic adding Primary Care physicians (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Indian River Shores swears in new council Thursday (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Oceanfront property owners balk at beach repair easements (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vero City Council shelves stormwater utility vote until its Nov. 17 meeting (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> 900-home subdivision coming next to Vero Beach outlets (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 44 - Week of October 29, 2020
> 17th Street bridge to be partially closed all winter for repairs (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Construction of new tracks for Brightline trains reaches Vero (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Wealthy ZIP codes go big for Biden – but not Vero island (BY A STAFF WRITER)
> COVID-19 cases on island set new one-week record (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hospital District sees an urgent need for youth mental health facility here (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Despite risks, governor relaxes visitation limits at nursing homes (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> 2 island students create music videos to uplift spirits of quarantined nursing home residents (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> ELC plans November groundbreaking on $1.3 million education and event pavilion (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)

Edition 43 - Week of October 22, 2020
> County residents in 20s, 60s lead in positive tests (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Beachland Elementary has COVID-19 case; so far, no schools here in danger of closing (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Longtime head of mosquito control program to retire (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Heaton family eyeing new beachside hotel in Old Riomar (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> New electronic records system adds to woes of patients calling Cleveland Clinic physicians (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Surgeon named president and CEO of Cleveland Clinic Florida regional division (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Commercial property owners, hit by pandemic, likely to see property tax reduction in 2021 (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Head of U.S. Fish & Wildlife impressed on first visit to Pelican Island refuge (BY SUE COCKING)
> Sebastian Inlet dune repair project set to start in December (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 42 - Week of October 15, 2020
> Will the return of snowbirds boost COVID-19 rate? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Grace Rehab, once top rated, now run by former director of troubled facility (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Public schools preparing for wave of students returning to classrooms (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Activists urge end to requirement that students wear facemasks (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Vero Beach Museum of Art finally reopens galleries and sculpture gardens to visitors (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> Returning snowbirds will find most private clubs open and welcoming (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> The Vero Beach Bridge Club’s ‘new normal’ (BY ANDREW MEACHAM)
> Proposed Vero auto museum excites local car collectors (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Second major island beach repair project put on hold (BY SUE COCKING)
> Vero picks mostly younger residents to serve on riverfront redevelopment steering committee (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> No daily tickets for this year’s Mardy Fish tennis tournament here (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Strong slate of local lawyers seeks to replace retiring county court judge (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 41 - Week of October 8, 2020
> COVID-19 cases on island are high for a second week (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Study of county’s high infant mortality rate enters final phase (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> COVID-19 cases pop up at Vero Beach High and Liberty Magnet (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Snowbirds returning to island earlier this year (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Vero to modify new sand screens after beachgoers protest missing ocean view (BY SUE COCKING)
> Supervisor of Elections: ‘We’ve never had this many mail-in ballots before, not ever’ (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Diverse group applies for Vero’s Three Corners Steering Committee (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 40 - Week of October 1, 2020
> 500 island homes with septic systems face deadline (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Retired Vero Beach surgeon running for Hospital District board (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> COVID-19 cases remain high here; island total jumps (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Things ‘working out’ for Vero gyms as clients return (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Honeymoon over between school superintendent and teachers union (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Why have far more students been quarantined than teachers? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School District reports more ordered to quarantine for COVID-19 (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> School Board wants electrocardiograms for student-athletes (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Pickup truck driver in crash that killed college rower sues Holy Cross for injuries (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Prostitution sting charges dropped; defense says that’s not enough (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Environmental regulators cracking down on lagoon pollution (BY SUE COCKING)
> South Beach dune replenishment project delayed for at least a year (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 39 - Week of September 24, 2020
> Grand Harbor: Trouble in mainland paradise (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> VNA to build new facility near hospital (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> County judge will retire midterm after 24 years on the bench (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> COVID-19 cases here rise after several week lull (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> First COVID cases reported at St. Ed’s lower school, Indian River Charter High (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Nemours Pediatrician ‘strongly recommends’ kids get flu vaccine (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> When will Indian River County get more CARES Act cash from the state? (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Harbor branch study traces life of dolphin (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 38 - Week of September 17, 2020
> 32963 real estate has record summer (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Sebastian River hospital struggles to fill patient beds (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Cut in state funding reduces services to special needs adults (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> Beachside salons, spas hoping for a surge in October (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> COVID-19 cases on island drop to summer low (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero police suspended enforcing beachside parking limits (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Domestic violence has spiked in county since start of pandemic (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> Vero Beach City Council decides to focus on riverfront development costs (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Natural gas won’t be coming soon to Vero’s barrier island (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> U.S. Supreme Court asked by county to hear last-ditch Brightline appeal (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Best time of the year for surf anglers has arrived with the ‘mullet run’ (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 37 - Week of September 10, 2020
> State confirms major problems at Sea Breeze (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> New COVID-19 deaths slow in past week locally (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> A ’better-than-expected’ summer (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Quarantined students set to return to their classrooms this week (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Five candidates join race for Vero Council (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> No election needed: Shores to usher in 3 new council members (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> 16th Street ballfields property may not be sold to a developer after all (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Professional tennis tourney to return to Vero in October (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 36 - Week of September 3, 2020
> Faces of pandemic: Couple dies three days apart (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> COVID death toll doubles during August (BY LISA ZAHNER & MICHELLE GENZ)
> Positive tests at one elementary school worry parents:‘We are all afraid’ (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Indian River Shores poised for a most unusual election (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Graves says he is close to a deal with county on sale of 16th Street ballfields (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Just two weeks left for property owners to approve beach project (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 35 - Week of August 27, 2020
> Senior facilities may soon be open again to visitors (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Riverside Theatre goes dark for 2020-2021 season (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> Symphonic Association cancels coming season – another casualty of pandemic (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> Teachers union, school superintendent working more closely than ever (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Parents nervous, kids excited as Beachland welcomes pupils (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI & STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> St. Ed’s graduates facing strange freshman college year (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> St. Ed’s delays start of practice for football and volleyball (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Riverfront planner tells Vero Council: There is no Santa (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Speed limit being temporarily reduced to 35 mph on A1A in Indian River Shores (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Ryder’s gourmet market opening on Cardinal Drive (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> One week left to qualify for Vero council election (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Oldest house in Vero becomes a landmark once more (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Vero tries to collect $440,000 in fines for illegal vacation rental (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 34 - Week of August 20, 2020
> COVID-19 cases way down here, but county death rate continues to rise (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Visits to loved ones may be permitted at senior care facilities (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Prospering despite the pandemic (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Students returning to school in person to be trained on computer (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Vero High football coach: ‘’Excited to have a season’ (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Village Beach Market closing until October for renovation (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> New senior living facility opens in midst of pandemic (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 33 - Week of August 13, 2020
> Thieves steal Vero Beach Museum of Art’s donor info (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> COVID-19 death rate here above state average (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Beachland Elementary pupils to face new kind of school day on return (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> As classrooms reopen, top Vero doc agrees: ‘The much greater risk will be for teachers’ (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero Councilman Neville says he still plans to push for mandatory mask ordinance (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> No shortage of COVID-19 testing supplies here at moment (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Health Dept. has funds for new positions, but no employees yet (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Mosquito Control District brings in new bug-killing drone (BY SUE COCKING)
> Brightline scraps Virgin Trains USA deal, and will resume using old name (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Here’s what Indian River County voters will find on the Aug. 18 primary ballot (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> County introducing cuttings from rare plant to save it from extinction (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 32 - Week of August 6, 2020
> COVID infections, deaths here nearly double in 2 weeks (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> When the nursing home finally called: ‘Whatever happened with your dad?’ (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Do summer camp experiences provide model for school? (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Hurricane shelters for pandemic era get a light test (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Cleveland Clinic Indian River moves up in rank among Florida hospitals (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> $25 million sale breaks record for island residences (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> A1A road project a traffic nightmare – so wait until season (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Scaled-down riverfront plan capitalizes on Vero’s natural assets (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> EEOC closes probe of allegations of racial discrimination in County Tax Collector’s Office (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 31 - Week of July 30, 2020
> 57 cases of COVID-19 – and 5 deaths – at Sea Breeze (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> County buys 20 thermometers for $2,200 each (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Community group advocates for mask-wearing during pandemic (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Retired Vero fighter pilot aims to bring down Congressman Posey (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Conceptual plan for less ambitious version of Centennial Place to be unveiled Friday (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> New owner plans to take Fairlane Harbor mobile home community to ‘the next level’ (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Community needs assessment finds many families struggling (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> Confederate flag ban signals new era for county schools (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)

Edition 30 - Week of July 23, 2020
> COVID-19 cases soar, but fewer are hospitalized (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> With COVID-19 surging, any return to classrooms postponed by two weeks (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Getting a swab stuck up my nose at the Indian River County fairgrounds (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Vero Beach postal employee tests positive for COVID-19 (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero Beach restaurants struggling to survive the pandemic (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Fairlane Harbor mobile home park sold for $36 million (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> County faces loss of $17 million for repairing beaches (BY SUE COCKING)
> Marina expansion moves ahead despite objections by Moss (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 29 - Week of July 16, 2020
> County moves on mandatory masks but Vero resists (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Long-term care’s lonely lockdown extended to Sept. 5 (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Kids and COVID-19: Pediatricians not sure what lies ahead if schools reopen (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Schools say most kids here will return to their classrooms in August (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Island hotels having surprisingly good summer despite pandemic (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> New Sebastian hospital wing nears completion at critical time (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero will rely on reserves to meet city’s budget needs (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County projects $5.5 million hit to revenue but no cut in services (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vero Beach High holds unique graduation for class of 2020 (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)

Edition 28 - Week of July 9, 2020
> Councilman finds contact tracing here is another farce (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Local Cleveland Clinic hospital president sees ‘critical’ need for a mask mandate (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Did ER tech bring COVID-19 into hospital ER? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> New self-administered COVID-19 swab tests hold promise for wide-scale testing at home (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Some county first responders testing positive for COVID-19 (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> More Ocean Drive shops requiring customers to wear masks (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> St. Edward’s releases tentative August reopening plan (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Traditional classrooms or virtual school? Family decisions loom (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> ‘Mayor of the Airwaves’ loses local radio outlet (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vero again seeks bed-tax money to help fund city lifeguards (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 27 - Week of July 2, 2020
> Bobby’s bartenders first to test positive for COVID-19 (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Unknown phone number might be a ‘contact tracer’ (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> 20 residents test positive, two die, at Rosewood Manor (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Indian River schools requiring masks on buses; encouraging masks in classrooms (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Vero’s Majestic 11 theater reopens, and then closes again (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Many here complacent despite dramatic jump in COVID-19 cases (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> CEO Barsoum leaves Cleveland Clinic Florida hospital (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> COVID-19 scare delays Brian Burkeen felony sentencing (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 26 - Week of June 25, 2020
> ‘Please’ hasn’t worked; time for ‘Mandatory’ (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> COVID-19 cases nearly double in just seven days (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Teachers and pupils to be masked when public schools reopen Aug. 10 (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Local preschool closes after 3-year-old tests positive for COVID-19 (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> John’s Island service group funds attorney to help those facing eviction or foreclosure (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> Plan for riverfront development moves step closer to reality (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero lifeguard rescues man caught in surf in Palm Beach (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)

Edition 25 - Week of June 18, 2020
> Since lockdown eased, alarming COVID-19 surge (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Slow results render nursing home tests useless (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> County and Vero not testing wastewater for coronavirus (BY SUE COCKING)
> Law enforcement, firefighters getting COVID-19 antibody testing (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Disney’s Vero Beach Resort is back in business (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Farmers Market Oceanside reopens to lots of shoppers (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Indian River Estates uncovers 18 cases of COVID-19 via testing of residents, staff (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Susan Adams, three others win re-election without opposition (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> GOP leader Jay Kramer’s wife in school board race (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> County’s Republican voters get to pick our next sheriff (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Good news for the lagoon: seagrass recovering near the Sebastian Inlet (BY SUE COCKING)
> New hangar at Vero airport set for completion in July (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Road widening work set to start on seven-mile stretch of state road A1A (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)

Edition 24 - Week of June 11, 2020
> Easing of curbs here sees surge in COVID-19 cases (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Cleveland Clinic folds its testing tent, but warns against relaxing social distancing (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Business brisk at boutiques in Village Shops (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Parent of Sebastian River hospital taken over by physicians (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Grand Harbor GM receives threat; club members complain about handling of shutdown (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Snowbird finds quarantine more strictly enforced in Canada (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero City Hall leaks (the water kind) may lead to move (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Island Club golfing couple has an amazing 16 holes-in-one (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> County’s school tax referendum will be on Aug. 18 ballot (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Sea Watch resident leads effort to protect rebuilt dunes (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)

Edition 23 - Week of June 4, 2020
> Increased testing produces surge in COVID-19 cases (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Cleveland Clinic may have saved life of our hospital (BY TOM LLOYD)
> What was the rush to reopen door for vacation rentals? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> State finally doing more COVID-19 testing in elder care facilities (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Jobs come back as island businesses rebound from shutdown (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> ‘Tidal wave’ of court cases makes social distancing a challenge (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> How will public school work when classes resume Aug. 10? (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Security tech arrested for video voyeurism at Wackenhut mansion (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Computer models show small ocean flow would improve flushing of Bethel Creek (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 22 - Week of May 28, 2020
> No new COVID-19 cases on the island in the past month (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> No one checks on self-quarantine of visitors from NYC (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Is Vero Beach tourism on the road back? (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Blue Star Brasserie first fine dining restaurant to close (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> COVID-19 safety measures bring profound changes to VNA Hospice care (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> New county courthouse rules to go into effect on reopening Monday (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Surgeon’s appeal of life sentence rejected (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Who did – and didn’t – get enough signatures to qualify for the ballot (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> North barrier island beaches slated for fall renourishment (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County gets grant to remove 7 derelict boats from the lagoon (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 21 - Week of May 21, 2020
> When COVID-19 hits home (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Neville voice of reason on rapid Vero reopening (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> The Patio, iconic Vero restaurant, closed and for sale (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Private clubs again providing amenities shut down by pandemic (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Island’s seasonal residents staying longer to avoid problems up north (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Vero pulmonologist masterminds meal delivery to frontline workers (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Local real estate market comes roaring back from slowdown (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 20 - Week of May 14, 2020
> Infection number sounds good, but more tests needed (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero churches cautiously reopening for worship (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Childcare a problem for parents ready to return to workplace (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Some laid-off workers in the county getting unemployment benefits; others still waiting (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Chief judge hopes to reopen court house by June 1 (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Sebastian River Medical Center gets 'D' grade for safety from Leapfrog (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Council member apologizes for attack on Vero airport director (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Councilman Graves threatens to sue Vero Beach Air Show (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Good news: Loggerhead and leatherback sea turtles nesting here earlier than usual (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 19 - Week of May 7, 2020
> Vero’s beachside reopens (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> 3 local long-term care facilities now fighting COVID-19 ( BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero native now a researcher battling coronavirus in lab ( BY LISA ZAHNER)
> 2 dialysis patients in county test positive for novel coronavirus (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Pandemic shifts a ‘dream wedding’ to Vero’s South Beach (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Students learning at home, but badly miss school and want to go back (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Sebastian River Medical Center nurses on pandemic front lines (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Residential construction going strong on barrier island despite coronavirus (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Peter Benedict, ‘patriarch’ of St. Ed’s, dies at 84 (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 18 - Week of April 30, 2020
> High span to replace drawbridge at south end of island (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Bob McCabe, 80: Philanthropist who was ‘always fun’ (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> COVID-19 infection hits two more Vero elder care facilities (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Residents allowed to return to Vero’s island beaches (sort of) (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Healthcare agencies look for new ways to serve during pandemic (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> 14 arrested in Indian River County for violating stay-at-home order (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Riomar residents say FPL ‘mangling’ live oaks (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)

Edition 17 - Week of April 23, 2020
> Three deaths at HarborChase up county total to 4 (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Did HarborChase conceal COVID-19 infections? (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> County’s first death from coronavirus a ‘good, sweet lady’ (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> 2 local banks capture $79 million to provide paychecks to workers here (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> John’s Island service league issues $200,000 challenge grant to raise money for COVID-19 fund (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> Woman, 82, seeking heart medication pulls pistol in Walgreens drive-through (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Is Elite Airways hoping to resume Vero flights? (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vero Council revives stormwater tax proposal voted down in 2017 (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 16 - Week of April 16, 2020
> Health officials need to be more open about virus (BY LISA ZAHNER | NEWS ANALYSIS )
> Two hospital caregivers tested positive for COVID-19 (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Coronavirus seen slowing approval of plan for redevelopment of riverfront (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Harbor Branch hopes to tap stimulus research funds (BY SUE COCKING)
> No follow-through on self-quarantine of out-of-state visitors (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Faulty unemployment system works best in the wee hours (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Alma Lee Loy, 90, ‘Vero’s First Lady,’ dies on Good Friday (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> Tom Bakkedahl hoping to take over as State Attorney after Colton steps down (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 15 - Week of April 9, 2020
> Island still has only handful of COVID-19 cases (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Type of mask doesn’t matter in battle against COVID-19 (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Ann Marie McCrystal, eternal optimist, looks to the future with hope (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Sebastian River Medical Center, smaller of county’s hospitals, furloughing staff (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Publix revamps ‘senior shopping’ initiative after rough start (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> First week of at-home learning for public school students seen a success (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Leatherback turtles making early appearance on our quiet beaches (BY SUE COCKING)
> Pet shelters prepare for possible influx of animals if owners fall ill (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)

Edition 14 - Week of April 2, 2020
> Will curbing travel from hotspots help keep COVID-19 at bay? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County’s first responders have sufficient personal protective equipment for now (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Piper Aircraft steps up to manufacture face shields needed by Cleveland Clinic (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Behavioral Health Center facing new tests in pandemic (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Hotel space offered to hospital if extra rooms needed (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Island real estate market remains active despite coronavirus (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> United Way leads response of nonprofits to COVID-19 (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)

Edition 13 - Week of March 26, 2020
> Vero comes late to the pandemic (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> John’s Island bridge player tests positive for novel coronavirus (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Grand Harbor couple does right thing in self-isolating (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> 10 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Indian River County (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> No coronavirus cases at the county jail so far, despite extra inmates (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> What caused rift between the Humane Society and county? (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Father Richard Murphy dead at 80 (BY NICK SAMUEL)

Edition 12 - Week of March 19, 2020
> Set up telehealth account now! You may need it later (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Island’s private clubs cutting back as precaution (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> For a magic moment, Vero still sits in coronavirus-free ‘bubble’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School of choice initiative is moving full STEAM ahead (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Drive underway to create mental health ‘center of excellence’ (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Island’s two busiest intersections to get extended turn lanes (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Construction of ELC centerpiece pavilion set for fall (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)

Edition 11 - Week of March 12, 2020
> Norovirus gives eldercare facilities not-so-dry run (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Seminoles weigh suits to shut down illegal slots here (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Upgrades in progress at five private clubs (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Health officials urge seniors to avoid large gatherings and close contact (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Local drinking water supply not threatened by coronavirus (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> If coronavirus closes schools, Internet may not be alternative here (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Scientist: Water to flush Bethel Creek would only flow one way (BY SUE COCKING)
> Barrier island Democrats bet on Joe Biden ahead of primary (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> School superintendent apologizes after losing temper at meeting (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)

Edition 10 - Week of March 5, 2020
> Failing grades for Vero’s large nursing homes (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Youth Sailing boathouse vital part of Centennial Place (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Black achievement plan approved by the School Board (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> What you need to know as COVID-19 approaches Vero (BY LISA ZAHNER AND 32963 STAFF)
> Piper Aircraft: No business interruptions thus far because of coronavirus in China (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Brian Burkeen sentencing for tire thefts set for April 30 (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Beachside businesses may have to chip in to expand parking (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> County: State must make sure railroad crossings are safe for Virgin’s high-speed trains (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)

Edition 9 - Week of February 27, 2020
> Sheriff gives pass to local arcades on illegal slots (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Island sees boom in new home construction (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Lawnwood’s new Emergency Room battles Cleveland Clinic for patients (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Retired asst. fire chief headed for trial by tire | NEWS ANALYSIS (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> HUD report: Unsheltered homeless here highest in the country (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Could teachers find a home at the Indian River Mall? (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Accused island fraudster said to have violated long-standing trust (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 8 - Week of February 20, 2020
> Cleveland Clinic set to increase minimum wage (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Marine Bank sees growth in assets, loans and profits (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> AT&T gets stronger signal than Verizon off Shores cell tower (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Changes coming to bridge intersection (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Retired CIA leader writes about 32 years with agency (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Accused reality TV show fraudster will likely battle cancer in jail (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Fourth judge may finally rule in Harbor Branch lawsuit (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Vero city attorney seeks to unmask anonymous plaintiff filing lawsuits (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Barrier island boundary shift appears to be sailing through state legislature (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)

Edition 7 - Week of February 13, 2020
> Cleveland Clinic gains a star in federal ratings (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Court cases from last year’s sex trafficking sting drag on slowly (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Centennial Place: No word yet on cost, or where the money would come from (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Home-health nurses accused of theft from elderly remain free (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> High-stakes battle for 2 School Board seats (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Virgin Trains operating losses top $200 million (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)

Edition 6 - Week of February 6, 2020
> D’Agresta billed school district over $2.4 million (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Increased access to treatment needed for teen depression (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Brian Barefoot plans to run for seat on the School Board (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Harry Howle ponders entering race for County Commission (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Rail construction not starting here this year (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Dale Sorensen Real Estate, largest brokerage in county, has record year (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> County tourism director files complaint of being drugged (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 5 - Week of January 30, 2020
> Big surge in kids seeking mental health assistance (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Felony charges filed against tourism director (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Sheriff’s captain let off after theft probe (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Abandoned citrus packing houses poignant reminder of glory days (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> County unlikely to kick in to keep Elite flying from Vero (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Seminar to discuss flushing Bethel Creek with seawater (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> New program may see local schools compete for students (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Vero City Council backs Sen. Mayfield’s rail safety bill (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)

Edition 4 - Week of January 23, 2020
> Cleveland Clinic making major changes to ER (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> New super:‘Bold steps’ needed to improve schools (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Lagoon waterfront saved from development (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Community Church bids farewell to Revs. Baggott (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> School Board seeks options for replacing outside attorney (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> High school likely to start later in the future (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Why did state wait so long to bring charges in boating death? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero City Council ‘blindsided’ by airport funding problem (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Mystery public-records lawsuits plaintiff strikes again (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 3 - Week of January 16, 2020
> Sebastian River gets new CEO but troubles continue (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> After years of pursuit, does Vero not really want commercial air service? (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Randy Gori, 47, of Orchid Island slain in Illinois robbery (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> In dramatic reversal, Vero now seeks train station (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Sheriff Loar: ‘This guy is lying to you’ (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Federal judge reprimands School Board’s hired attorney (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> County seeks ‘critically eroded’ designation for beaches (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Local tennis pros compete in 25th annual King of the Hill (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Michael Jones appeals conviction for murdering nurse Duve (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 2 - Week of January 9, 2020
> Former DirecTV CEO, wife key in United Way drive (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> ‘Three hurricanes worth of sand’ added to beach (BY SUE COCKING)
> St. Ed’s stakeholders lobby school’s trustees to reinstate fired coach (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Portuguese man o’ war again bringing pain to island beaches (BY SUE COCKING)
> Accused murderer seeks counsel from ex-lawman father | NEWS ANALYSIS (BY LISA ZAHNER | NEWS ANALYSIS)
> Massive construction crane only sign in county of Virgin Trains construction (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> New superintendent impresses high school teachers and staff (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)

Edition 1 - Week of January 2, 2020
> Is someone trying to derail sheriff’s candidate Flowers? (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Battle of the gourmet food markets ahead (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Dr. Donald Ames, pioneering Vero surgeon, dies at 83 (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Lawyer says county tourism director was drugged at bar prior to fracas with police (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Will county appeal Virgin Trains ruling to Supreme Court? (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Will the name Centennial Place become official in 2020? (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)

Edition 52 - Week of December 26, 2019
> County’s bid to block train near end of the line (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Susan Moxley: An ‘absolute blessing’ for our schools (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Cleveland Clinic announces generous new parental leave policy for employees (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Bookkeeper accused of stealing to fund cocaine habit (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Mystery plaintiff sues school district over cellphone records (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 51 - Week of December 19, 2019
> Was accus ed killer too drunk to waive his Miranda rights? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School attorney rapped for rogue desegregation filing (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> County’s new weapon against invasive plants: A goat herd (BY SUE COCKING)
> Vero balks at county’s wastewater terms but still exploring pros and cons of partnership (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> St. Ed’s students keep aid flowing to Bahamas in colorful cargo container (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Overall health of lagoon seen slightly improved over last year (BY SUE COCKING)
> Homeowners worry about new bridge for Virgin Trains (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)

Edition 50 - Week of December 12, 2019
> School Board told three local charters ignore deseg order (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Cleveland Clinic sees openness with patients key to improvement (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Support grows for preserving ‘Big Blue’ at Centennial Place (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Accused reality TV fraudster seeking reduction in bond (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Elite Airways resisting Vero’s bid to raise airport fee (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Train-related deaths prompt new focus on safety measures (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Is paid parking becoming latest trend downtown? (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 49 - Week of December 5, 2019
> Major renovation set for hospital’s maternity ward (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> FlightSafety Academy surrenders accreditation (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> School’s outside lawyer disdains NAACP input in writing deseg report (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Home nurses accused of defrauding seniors remain free (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Tow trucks busy hauling cars out of Old Dixie lot (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> The Source plans Dignity Village, 100 tiny homes for homeless (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)

Edition 48 - Week of November 28, 2019
> 32963 EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Top global planning firm helping shape future of Centennial Place (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> New Lawnwood Hospital ER opening in south Vero (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Virgin Trains USA reveals construction plans for extending service through Indian River (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Justice for Duve family took more than five years (BY LISA ZAHNER | NEWS ANALYSIS )

Edition 47 - Week of November 21, 2019
> Jones confessed Duve slaying to defense witness (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Cleveland Clinic takes over nearby research center (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> New superintendent comes with record of transforming schools (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> With Fort Pierce out, nearest Virgin Trains stop looks like Stuart (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Corporate Air expanding again to keep up with increased general aviation traffic (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> School Board hires new staff to help comply with desegregation order (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Scientist pinpoints seasonal variations in beach sand loss (BY SUE COCKING)
> Orchid Island imports golf director from Firestone Country Club (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 46 - Week of November 14, 2019
> ONE Sotheby’s buys brokerage from Thorpes (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Sebastian hospital safety rating falls; downgraded to ‘C’ (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> State funds study of how to clean up Bethel Creek (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Vero Beach Country Club undertakes multimillion-dollar revitalization effort (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Centennial Place could give Vero the vibrant riverfront that it lacks (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> School Board narrows superintendent search to 6 semifinalists (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> 10-year plan to clean up the lagoon approved by the EPA (BY SUE COCKING)
> New Vero City Council members emphasize public input (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)

Edition 45 - Week of November 7, 2019
> School Board to develop plan for deseg order (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Piper unveils plane that can land at push of a button (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Sebastian River Medical Center a chronic ‘late pay,’ according to its local vendors (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Sand replenishment starts at Tracking Station Beach Park (BY NICK SAMUEL)
> School Board says search firm it hired is a $50K flop (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Mental health testimony seen key in sentencing of Jones (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Tradewinds restaurant project seen dead in the water (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Sheriff and deputy found not liable in death of Susan Teel (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Local ISIS supporter who threatened attacks in Vero unfit for trial (BY NICOLE RODRIQUEZ)

Edition 44 - Week of October 31, 2019
> Tracking Station park set to close for beach repair (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Patient volume a focus; hospital CEO replaced (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Palazzo Di Mare, aka ‘barcode lady’s house,’ again up for auction (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Jones’ sentencing to take place amid new concern over Florida death penalty (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Most Vero candidates see need for more beachside parking (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Virgin Trains: More counties want aging bridges replaced (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Environmental Learning Center expansion underway (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)

Edition 43 - Week of October 24, 2019
> Luxury seaside condos set for Florida Tech site (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Circumstantial evidence key to Jones’ conviction (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> 8 local bird species are seen threatened by climate change (BY SUE COCKING)
> Virgin Rail seeks local support for costly new bridge (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Sebastian cop acquitted in death of K-9 partner (BY GEORGE WHITE)
> U.S. Customs facility at Vero airport will come at no cost to city taxpayers (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Teachers get pay increase and bonus, but agreement falls short of what union was seeking (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Beachside parking fixes seen costing $500,000. Where’s the funding? (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)

Edition 42- Week of October 17, 2019
> Is School Board ready to comply with deseg order? (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> If this bridge closes, what happens then? (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Defense disputing everything in trial of Michael Jones for strangulation murder of girlfriend (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Ocean Grill eases dress code for lunch, but not for dinner (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Students of all ages spend day immersed in ‘Lagoon 101’ (BY SUE COCKING)
> Eight running for Vero Council agree on need for public input (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> City and county urged to explore wastewater partnership (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Could a lifeguard on duty have saved latest drowning victim? (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 41 - Week of October 10, 2019
> Sebastian Inlet Park may drop its fees for some (BY HENRY A. STEPHENS)
> Jones’ murder defense: Hard to understand? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Home split between counties may finally go to Indian River (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Central Beach sand replenishment hits snag (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Vero marina expansion seen as a 10- to 20-year project (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> 29 Virgin Trains deaths fuel push for new safety regulations (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Shores v. Vero water battle to resume with mediation scheduled for October 25th (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Crab Stop restaurant moving to location of the former Cajun Cove (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Antibiotic-resistant bacteria found in dolphins in lagoon (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 40 - Week of October 3, 2019
> Will Jones be star witness at own murder trial? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> It’s dumb. It’s against law. But few get a ticket (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Wabasso bridge is named after person who never existed (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Panel sees busing as way to promote racial equity in schools here (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Innovative oyster mats filter millions of gallons of polluted lagoon water (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 39 - Week of September 26, 2019
> Social media may be factor in choice of jurors for Jones (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Ocean Drive gets new bar, new Bottle Shop owner (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Special playground equipment makes recess better for students with physical disabilities (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Virgin Trains won’t start laying tracks here until summer (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Work again proceeding on Blue at 8050 Ocean condos (BY LISA ZAHNER AND NICK SAMUEL)
> Dorian damage to sea turtle nests not as bad as was feared (BY SUE COCKING)
> Beach path by Surfsedge moves ahead; completion expected in November (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 38 - Week of September 19, 2019
> Nonprofits seek updated data on area social needs (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> Vero’s effort to provide hurricane relief to Bahamas continues to grow (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Accused slayer Jones files last-minute pretrial motions (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Council members reaffirm desire to move sewer plant off lagoon (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Riding the rails: A view of the future from a locomotive (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Equity Committee hoping School Board will set more specific desegregation goals (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Community forums create profile of ideal Indian River School superintendent (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Vero man details horror of Dorian’s Bahamian blitz (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> Still time to sign up for Saturday’s Coastal Cleanup (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 37 - Week of September 12, 2019
> Hospital patients moved to safety in storm evacuation (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Dorian causes $7 million in beach erosion here (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Vero City Council race has a surprise field of 8 running for 2 open seats (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Commissioner Solari to retire at end of term (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Many local nursing and assisted living facilities also evacuated (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Rey Neville: Fascinating tale of political newcomer with Vero roots (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> County still figuring out how many turtle nests were destroyed by Dorian (BY SUE COCKING)
> Council not pleased with Mayor Zudans’ official letter to San Francisco (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)

Edition 36 - Week of September 5, 2019
> Will School Board try to skirt law in search for Superintendent? (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Is staff still secretly hoping to keep sewer plant on lagoon? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero pickleball club interested in building courts at Dodgertown (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Tax Collector’s Office hit by ex-employee’s discrimination claim (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Sebastian’s latest annexation seen likely to draw lawsuits (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Treasure Coast Community Health opens in Gifford (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> 2 McKee Gardens palms declared ‘champion trees’ (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 35 - Week of August 29, 2019
> School Board’s search firm has a shaky record (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Bitcoin ATMs offer criminals new way to get your money (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> State report: Drinking water source for Vero Beach ‘in pitiful condition’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero High swim team worries about closure of Leisure Square pool (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Changes to Endangered Species Act threaten lagoon wildlife (BY SUE COCKING)
> FPL hardening its grid to reduce tropical storm outages (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Broad public involvement sought in planning for Centennial Place (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Jones’ quest for new legal team may delay start of murder trial (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> New extended-stay hotel to open this fall on Route 60 (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)

Edition 34 - Week of August 22, 2019
> Rendell said to hide info from School Board (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Courts rebuff Jones’ bid for pretrial ‘religious fast’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero Beach airport seeking go-ahead for customs facility (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> 3 more St. Edward’s graduates heading to Harvard this fall (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Two more beach replenishment projects to start late next year (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Colton picked to oversee Florida probe of Epstein’s 2008 plea deal (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Local employers having trouble finding skilled workers (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Scientist: Toxic algae blooms not ‘going away anytime soon’ (BY SUE COCKING)
> County furious with Waste Management over trash contract (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)

Edition 33 - Week of August 15, 2019
> Neighbors worry about expansion of Vero Marina (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Prosecution lays out evidence it wants to use in Jones murder trial (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Council to discuss options for moving sewer plant off lagoon (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> More teachers, fewer subs in classrooms as new school year starts under new leader (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Blue-green algae toxin found in tissues of bull sharks in Lagoon (BY SUE COCKING)
> County deploys 2 artificial reefs south of the Sebastian Inlet (BY SUE COCKING)
> Sheriff and deputies deadlocked over pay raises (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)

Edition 32 - Week of August 8, 2019
> Hospital tied for 27th out of 269 in Florida (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> More low-income residents getting access to healthcare (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Investors bilked by firm raising funds for ‘JetSet’ TV show (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero may annex oceanfront property, enabling developer to build condos (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Was community better off when Vero and county had joint recreation department? (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> County set to crack down on use of recycling bins for garbage (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> School Board set to pass new bylaw after meeting confusion (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> New school district CFO inherits ‘a financial mess’ (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Number of osprey nests at Blue Cypress Lake down from last year (BY SUE COCKING)
> ‘Very old’ human bones found at condo construction site in Shores still being studied by experts (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores beefing up its rainy-day financial reserves (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 31 - Week of August 1, 2019
> Ocean Grill icon, ‘Pops’ Mitchell, passes at 83 (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Longtime Community Church ministers to retire (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Top broker leaves Morgan Stanley while under cloud (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Differences between Vero and Shores over reuse water price have widened (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School District will spend more than $1.1 million to put police in all schools (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> School Board considers replacing costly general counsel (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)

Edition 30 - Week of July 25, 2019
> Beachland, under new principal, is again top school (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Mersky sees St. Ed’s future as ‘incredibly bright’ (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Former Sebastian River CEO hired as No. 2 at Lawnwood (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Cleveland Clinic sees admissions surge (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Council considers building new City Hall at Centennial Place (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> More than 100 may testify in Michael Jones murder trial (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Leisure Square pool closure not final yet (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)

Edition 29 - Week of July 18, 2019
> How city spent money from sale of Vero Electric (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Can an inflow of ocean water clean up Bethel Creek? (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Two local nursing homes don’t have generators for hurricane season (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Historic house completes move to Indian River State College (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Somerset Academy moving ahead with plans for new 1,700-student charter school near Pointe West (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Accused murderer gets another trial delay (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> 6 local schools, including Beachland, get better grades (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Capt. Milo Thornton promoted to high-ranking position (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Green sea turtles seen nesting on our beaches in record numbers (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)

Edition 28 - Week of July 11, 2019
> School district wasted $750K on deseg fight (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> New rail bridge seen diminishing Old Florida ambiance (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Lawnwood undertakes $100 million expansion (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Computer crash forces doctors to cancel entire week of appointments (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> School anti-violence program will be expanded in the coming year (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Proposed Sebastian annexation is opposed by county officials, environmentalists and IRNA (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Laura Riding Jackson house is on the move, heading for new home (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)

Edition 27 - Week of July 4, 2019
> Schools spend $10 million to beef up security (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Virgin Trains faces challenge with downtown crossings (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Jones Pier property being restored to take visitors back to Old Florida (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> New texting while driving law seen very difficult to enforce (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Judge to make recommendations for new teacher contracts (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> School district finances are in better shape than expected (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)

Edition 26 - Week of June 27, 2019
> High-speed rail to make crossings more dangerous (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Can the increasingly empty Indian River Mall survive? (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> 180-foot freighter Voici Bernadette becomes the Treasure Coast’s latest artificial reef (BY DEBBIE CARSON)
> County passes ban on pet store sale of dogs bred at ‘puppy mills’ (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> School District is getting new chief financial officer (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> School anti-violence program seen as success (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Former Press Journal building eyed for specialty grocery store (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Teacher contract negotiations go to mandatory mediation (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Accused Duve slayer seeks video testimonial from grandma (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Sunshine Physical Therapy hopes to treat more children for free (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero Council votes to retain consultant to help with plan for Centennial Place (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Human skeleton found in the Shores still a mystery (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 25 - Week of June 20, 2019
> 1 minute ER ‘exam’ results in $2,000 bill (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Solari: New county offices on island ‘wasteful’ (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> With electric rates down, utility activist calling it a day (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> State assigns rail administrator to help oversee Virgin Trains safety upgrades here (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Crowded jail big factor as Sheriff seeks budget hike (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Riomar Country Club renovates clubhouse; completion seen in first quarter of 2020 (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Public access expanding at Oyster Bar Conservation Area (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Laura Riding Jackson house about to begin journey to new home (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)

Edition 24 - Week of June 13, 2019
> Palm Garden on list of troubled nursing homes (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> A week of discoveries: Sunken treasures and human remains (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Super Stop store on Cardinal Drive sold; future plans unclear (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Work starts on north island sidewalk and seawall project (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Continuing teacher exodus is likely to cost school district $1 million this year (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Shores’ new traffic light on A1A near Town Hall now operational (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Central Beach townhome residents caught between city and landlord (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Prosecutor offers prostitution sting ‘johns’ more lenient deal (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 23 - Week of June 6, 2019
> Duve’s accused slayer seeks to stage religious fast (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Island in midst of luxury oceanfront building boom (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Virgin Trains set to start work on tracks here by end of year (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Ken Puttick, longtime auto dealer and developer, dead at 71 (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Youth Sailing’s bid for expansion at Centennial Place termed premature (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Property values up substantially last year, but tourism revenue declined 2 percent (BY NICOLE RODRIGUEZ)
> Seaweed on our beaches: ‘It looks like this will be the worst ever’ (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 22 - Week of May 30, 2019
> Central Beach burglaries tied to open garages (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Island rental prices soar on high demand, low inventory (BY DEBBIE CARSON)
> Sheriff’s Office under fire in Twitter cyber-stalking probe (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Treasure Coast Community Health to take over Gifford Health Center (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> School Board holds off on raising employee health insurance rates (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Vero given 90-day notice in Shores dispute (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 21 - Week of May 23, 2018
> Safety grade of Sebastian River Medical Center soars (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Prison stay ending for Heaton, but sentence not over (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> St. Sebastian River still in trouble, despite cleanup efforts (BY SUE COCKING)
> Island turtle nests up 60 percent over last year at this time (BY SUE COCKING)
> Spa cases on hold as prosecutors appeal suppression of video evidence against ‘johns’ (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vero Beach spa worker accused of prostitution remains in jail on $150,500 bond (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Health Department to stop providing primary care (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 20 - Week of May 16, 2019
> Vero’s beaches to finally get infusion of sand (BY LISA ZAHNER )
> FAU insider: Red ink led to grab for Harbor Branch funds (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Treasure Coast Community Health also trying to serve island patients in need (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> School Board hires Susan Moxley as interim superintendent (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ )
> Fletcher charged with aggravated assault (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Oslo Road interchange: Last big I-95 project here (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI )
> Vero not budging on reuse water rates for the Shores (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 19 - Week of May 9, 2019
> Interim school superintendent pick seen near (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ )
> Founder of Village Beach Market dies at 73 (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Construction of homes at east end of Wabasso bridge now underway (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Windsor golf course, grass gone, being restored to Robert Trent Jones design (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Indian River County high schools get poor ratings (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Effort to strip specialty license plate funds from Harbor Branch fails (BY SUE COCKING)
> No Vacancy? Top jobs at Vero Beach City Hall filled (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Laura Riding Jackson house will be moved soon to college campus (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)

Edition 18 - Week of May 2, 2019
> School Board looks to move forward after Rendell’s departure (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> 2 Vero nursing homes get worst rating–again (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> John’s Island ‘not giving up’ on pipeline project (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Vero Utilities: No plan for replacing old water pipes (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Harbor Branch could lose $1.4 million if vanity license plate money redistributed (BY SUE COCKING)
> Polish-American Club files $1 million suit in aftermath of coup (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)

Edition 17 - Week of April 25, 2019
> Sheriff’s spycam gets half-naked innocent woman (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Virgin Trains finally raises funds for expansion here (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> School superintendent resigns; take job as principal in Brevard (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Jones again convicted; shows no emotion as widow addresses court (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Shores decides proposed dog law is not yet ready for prime time (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> New Cleveland Clinic signs going up at hospital complex (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Shores hires attorney to pursue reuse water rate relief with Vero (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 16 - Week of April 18, 2019
> Rendell’s effort to dictate exit terms gets little support (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Public Guardianship Program moving to Senior Resource Assn. (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Fish Foundation up for talks on Riverside tennis partnership (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Defense focused on charges of racial prejudice in Jones retrial (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Is snook caught in lagoon a world record for six-pound test line? (BY SUE COCKING)
> German shark victim returns to Vero, meets with rescuers (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Indian River Shores is getting new A1A traffic light (BY LISA ZANHER)

Edition 15 - Week of April 11, 2019
> The winner of the naming contest is ... Centennial Place
> Irate ex-mayor charged in gun incident at home (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Retrial of accused killer of island man off to a slow start (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> John’s Island pipeline project heads for showdown at County Commission (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Defense confident spa videos will be suppressed (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Verizon gives shores another new date (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Piper sales soar; company expects to add more workers (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 14 - Week of April 4, 2019
> School Board talks seriously about replacing Rendell (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> New guidelines expand access to healthcare (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero Ford dealership passes from Velde family to Mullinax (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Shores demands action from Vero on rates for reuse irrigation water (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Elite Airways will resume seasonal flights to Asheville and Portland (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> 35 scientists conduct first survey of invasive fish in Indian River County waters (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 13 - Week of March 28, 2019
> New tap water rates for Shores seek to deter waste (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Star Suites makes Riverside ‘an even more coveted gig’ (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> County government services coming soon to new office in Central Beach (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> School superintendent hires lawyer as board members talk of dismissal (BYAUTHOR)
> While acting as his own lawyer, Jones undermined his murder defense (BYAUTHOR)
> Verizon now hopes to finally go live on Shores cell tower in April (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Officials fear escalating railroad crossing maintenance costs (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Village Beach Market still interested in store in Orchid (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 12 - Week of March 21, 2019
> Cleveland Clinic looks at complication rate for maternity cases (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Rendell on shaky ground with three School Board members (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> At last, prospects appear bright for Vero Beach Marina (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Taxpayers dig deep for murder defense (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Were men arrested in sting hit with wrong charge? (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 11 - Week of March 14, 2019
> Hospital ratings confuse patients, cause concern (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero to replace aging water main in John’s Island (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Police, park department move to clean up Pocahontas Park (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Harbor Branch Foundation and FAU are back in court with a new judge (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Roofing company faces dozens of complaints over work not done (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Judge denies motions of man charged with DUI manslaughter (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)

Edition 10 - Week of March 7, 2019
> Sheriff Loar won’t seek re-election; Flowers, Rosell quickly in race (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Judge: New trial of accused killer of Brian Simpson to start April 8 (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Utility wars redux: Shores and Vero now at odds over reuse water rates (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> With new No. 2, Cleveland Clinic to focus on efficiencies (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Val Zudans chosen to lead Vero into next century as mayor (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Train critics seek upgraded safety measures for Virgin Trains USA (BY GEORGE ANDREASSI)
> Federal government gives area hospitals relatively low ratings (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 9 - Week of February 28, 2019
> Environmental Learning Center loses 2nd top exec (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Future of Gifford Health Center remains unclear (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> New Beach Planet store opens on Ocean Drive (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Local governments still spraying with suspected carcinogen (BY SUE COCKING)
> Vero Beach (sort of) clarifies council election ordinance (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Judge asked to not loosen bond conditions in DUI death case (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)

Edition 8 - Week of February 21, 2019
> Gifford rappers suspects in Vero deputy’s slaying (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> After long wait, more sand coming to Vero beaches (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> State seeks to raise history of violence in Jones murder trial (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Tuesday’s City Council election: Old Vero versus new Vero (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Bond terms eased for accused John’s Island home healthcare aide (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Seagrass beds in Indian River Lagoon near Vero found to be relatively stable (BY SUE COCKING)
> Pilot study gets underway on horseshoe crabs in the lagoon (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 7 - Week of February 14, 2019
> The challenge of joining up with Cleveland Clinic (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> A Cleveland Clinic leader’s first visit to Vero’s hospital (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> If Publix supermarket does not come to Orchid, Village Beach Market interested (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> What’s really going on with former INEOS facility? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Construction about to get started on Lawnwood’s Vero emergency room (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 6 - Week of February 7, 2019
> Orchid residents overwhelmingly oppose Publix shopping center (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Polish Americans to finally get their Social Club back (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> For an island family, the front is very near (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Cleveland Clinic Indian River board features both new and familiar faces (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Defense ordered to share mental info on accused Duve killer (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Area hospitals will help patients predict cost of a procedure (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Cleveland Clinic land buy hints at a new hospital (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Suspects allegedly attempt to flush drugs with deputies outside bathroom window (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Vero High student creates app to predict algae blooms in lagoon (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 5 - Week of January 31, 2019
> Environmental Learning Center director resigns (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Spawning sea trout a good sign for our lagoon (BY SUE COCKING)
> County clears way for eco-friendly expansion of Grand Harbor (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Vero real estate broker arrested for bilking big-time clients (BY LISA ZAHNER )
> Musical chairs: Shores hires manager; Vero looking (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School district seeks dismissal of lawsuit by beaten student (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> New proposals sought for expanding Gifford Health Center (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Longtime Dodgertown GM Callan still on job after takeover (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 4 - Week of January 24, 2019
> Answers sought for high county infant mortality rate (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Hospital preparing to contract out jobs of service workers (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> City Council approves site plan for Rowing Club boathouse (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Curtis Huff Jr. charged with insurance fraud (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Are School District reserves running dangerously low? (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Vero may consider local talent in search for new city manager (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Wesley Davis making changes at Property Appraiser’s office (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 3 - Week of January 17, 2019
> Beach Planet store coming to Ocean Drive (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Man gets probation in hospital ruckus (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> City Manager Search: Vero Beach just getting started (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> City Manager Search: Shores hoping end is in sight (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Coldwell Banker Paradise merges with bigger firm (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Few immediate changes seen at Cleveland Clinic Indian River (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Planning starts in earnest on future of Vero’s riverfront (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Convicted felons in Indian River County reclaim voting rights (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 2 - Week of January 10, 2019
> Lagoon Council creates ‘roadmap’ to restore estuary (BY SUE COCKING)
> Little League return seen setting off new youth baseball wars (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Wesley Davis seen likely to shake up office of property appraiser (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Acupuncturist Jill Jaynes:Was this what the judge had in mind? (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Few wear masks to help stop spread of flu at clinics (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Pelican Island Wildlife Refuge remains open despite federal shutdown (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)

Edition 1 - Week of January 3, 2019
> Piper Aircraft sales soaring, hiring surges (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Sebastian Inlet dredging yields sand for beach renourishment (BY SUE COCKING)
> Island retailers report this was a great holiday season (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> School District facing penalties for inflating number of kids bused (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Two healthcare aides face up to 60 years if convicted of exploiting elderly John’s Island couple (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Damaged equipment blamed for Shores cell tower woes (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hospital district shifts focus to ‘population health’ as it seeks to upgrade Gifford clinic (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 52 - Week of December 27, 2018
> Vero Beach 32963 celebrates its 10th anniversary! (BY HENRY K. “BUZZ” WURZER)
> Cleveland Clinic to take over our hospital on January 1 (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> A judge deals with disorder in the court (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> ‘Regulatory disconnect’ at state level factor in pollution at Blue Cypress Lake (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> County’s Dodgertown deal with MLB gives Vero leverage in parking negotiations (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Man being retried for island murder gets a new lawyer (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Is Shores missing a bet as it searches for a new town manager? (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 51 - Week of December 20, 2018
> Vero hospital board meets for last time (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> School finance chief - suspended, demoted, then reinstated - quits (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Vero to FPL: ‘It’s finally all yours’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Opposition to island Publix grows; flat roof now seen as issue (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> New Cleveland Clinic board begins to take shape (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> County receives no bids on construction on new courtroom (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> New Vero Beach planning director focused on development of Cultural Arts Village (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Right whales on the brink of extinction despite protection (BY SUE COCKING)
> Unusual development opportunity on Shores oceanfront (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 50 - Week of December 13, 2018
> Harbor Branch trial delayed by judge’s recusal (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ )
> County sues to establish public access to Summerplace beach (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN )
> Longtime harbormaster out as complaints about troubled Vero City Marina mount (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> The Strand about to emerge as the newest community in Shores (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS )
> Laura Riding Jackson House moving to college campus (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA )
> State agrees to reduce speed limit on A1A in shores to allow wider bike lanes (BY RAY MCNULTY )
> Virgin Group partnership seen big plus for high-speed train (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ )
> Orchid doesn’t plan referendum on an island Publix (BY RAY MCNULTY )

Edition 49 - Week of December 6, 2018
> Judge refuses to dismiss charges in ‘pill mill’ case (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ )
> Indian River hospital’s medical education program expands (BY MICHELLE GENZ )
> Great white shark Katharine returns to our waters (BY SUE COCKING )
> Historic day for Vero electric customers and staff two weeks away (BY LISA ZAHNER )
> Opponents of island Publix launch campaign to stop project (BY RAY MCNULTY )
> Do-over Vero Beach City Council election set for Feb. 26 (BY LISA ZAHNER )
> Cleveland Clinic names future president of Vero hospital (BY MICHELLE GENZ )

Edition 48 - Week of November 29, 2018
> County overrules attorneys to keep battling Brightline (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ )
> End of an era near (BY LISA ZAHNER )
> New School Board declines to rubber stamp Rendell’s demotion of CFO (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN )
> Vero Council puzzler: What to do about City Marina (BY LISA ZAHNER )
> Will undocumented immigrants still get free care at the E.R. after Cleveland Clinic takeover? (BY MICHELLE GENZ )
> Additional airlines seen interested in flying to Vero Beach (BY RAY MCNULTY )
> Who will be named to fill property appraiser vacancy? (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 47 - Week of November 22, 2018
> PSC staff puts electric sale back on track (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hospital District nominates 3 for Cleveland board (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Florida vote: Claims again of irregularities – but not here (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Brightline foes may be nearing the end of the line (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Judge issues stern rebuke to deputies, dismisses charges against Vero man (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Water rates to go up in the county for many in new year (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 46 - Week of November 15, 2018
> Sebastian River hospital gets an improved grade (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Plans for Publix in Orchid seem on track despite foes (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Vero’s TV 10 sold to Spanish-language network (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Surprise gift adds pre-Christmas magic to fundraiser for children with cancer (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Upgrades ahead for historic Jones Pier(BY SUE COCKING)
> Merchon green, defeated for school board, picked to chair racial equity committee (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Old Vero Council may yet see completion of electric sale (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 45 - Week of November 8, 2018
> Vero Council election saga not over yet (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Beaches back to normal after unprecedented red tide siege (BY SUE COCKING)
> New Shores Community Center coming along slowly (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> MLB seen making Vero hub of youth programs (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> School district cheats employees on health insurance (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Indian River Shores residents win battle to block sidewalk (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Islander accused of murdering his wife struggles in court (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)

Edition 44 - Week of November 1, 2018
> No good outcome seen in bizarre Vero election saga (BY LISA ZAHNER | NEWS ANALYSIS)
> From the air, it looks great. But maintenance problems abound (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Rare jewelry heist in broad daylight jars The Moorings (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> School District once again has to borrow millions to pay bills (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Unlicensed building contractor charged for 3rd time (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Indian River Land Trust restoring 30 acres of habitat along U.S. 1 (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 43 - Week of October 25, 2018
> Red tide puts big damper on outdoor dining (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> No decision likely on Vero electric before New Year (BY LISA ZAHNER | NEWS ANALYSIS)
> Steward moving fast to replace top execs at Sebastian hospital (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> From Wabasso Beach Road, the proposed Orchid Publix may look like this (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Island physician settles injury dispute with drilling company (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Manned sub to dive to deepest spot in world’s oceans (BY SUE COCKING)
> Hospital District set to expand services at Gifford Health Center (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Four named to new school panel to resolve issues of racial inequality (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 42 - Week of October 18, 2018
> Lawnwood prepares to build an ER on the former site of the Quilted Giraffe (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> New Cleveland board to have familiar faces (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Sebastian River hospital rocked by changes at top (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> State to hold new hearings on A1A bike lanes, sidewalk Nov. 1 (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Judge loosens bail conditions for acupuncturist Jaynes (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)

Edition 41 - Week of October 11, 2018
> Electric hearing delayed a week by Hurricane Michael (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> ‘The stars have aligned’: How two Midwesterners led the way in forging the Cleveland Clinic deal (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> More hospital news from Sebastian, Stuart & St. Lucie (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> County to file suit to make section of beach in Summerplace public (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Central Beach woman gets nine months for Shores jewelry theft (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Vero plowing ahead with contested Council election (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 40 - Week of October 4, 2018
> Old guard makes late bid to thwart Vero electric sale (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Cleveland takeover of hospital moves ahead (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Trial of accused killer of Diana Duve seen finally starting early in new year (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> One local golfer to tee off in Senior Women’s Amateur Championship at Orchid Island Club (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Publix moving slowly ahead on north island supermarket (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Mardy Fish tennis tournament returning to Boulevard (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vero man arrested for trying to sell homemade bomb (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> AT&T takes the lead in shores cellphone service (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Hospital District to fund school violence prevention (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Sea trout spawning sounds offer hope for lagoon (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 39 - Week of September 27, 2018
> Police: Boyfriend attacks woman in Golden Sands Park (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Who’s going to fund school anti-violence program? (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Central lagoon in fair condition, but better than north or south (BY SUE COCKING)
> Seagrass making slow recovery near Sebastian Inlet (BY SUE COCKING)
> New push to finally solve Central Beach parking problem (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Acupuncturist Jill Jaynes pleads not guilty to felony charges (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Sheriff’s Office says helicopters not flying more than usual (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Stay tuned for yet another bizarre Vero Beach election (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 38 - Week of September 20, 2018
> Whole Family Health’s role continues to grow (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Developer: I will work with Dodgertown (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Broad consensus for no new sidewalk, but wider A1A bike lanes (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> New marine laboratory coming to Vero Beach (BY SUE COCKING)
> Shores still hunting for a town manager (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Man arrested after returning to island home to reclaim illegal drugs (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Electric sale continues to edge forward despite challenges (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County comptroller critical of school district financial controls (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Police nab man for illegally picking saw palmetto berries (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)

Edition 37 - Week of September 13, 2018
> Caregiver charged with stealing from Marbrisa woman (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> 2 disqualified from Vero Council race; 4 candidates left (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> John’s Island plan for pipeline under lagoon hits snag (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Be thankful for cold snaps. Not too many iguanas are roaming around here – yet (BY SUE COCKING)
> Three in the running for two Shores Town Council seats (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Ocean Drive parking kiosk idea draws scant support (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Jill Jaynes’ acupuncture clinic open, but is she involved? (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)

Edition 36 - Week of September 6, 2018
> Pro-sale forces go on offensive in electric battle (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Indian River renovates hospital rooms as merger looms (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Despite School Board hoopla, little progress here on 1960s federal desegregation order (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Citrus Grillhouse now hoping to reopen from fire by Valentine’s Day (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Neuroscience center at Tradition: competitor or adjunct for IRMC’s comprehensive stroke center (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Jimmy Graves sports complex will be ready to open this fall (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> ‘Very interested’ restaurateurs eyeing Ocean Drive location (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 35 - Week of August 30, 2018
> Hospital future may be clear by late September (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Off our coast, the hunt for sunken treasure (BY SUE COCKING)
> Shores asks state to kill sidewalk, widen bike lane (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> 2,300 sign petition to let Farmers Market keep using Ocean Drive parking lot (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Some restaurants ban straws from beach, but not city government (BY SUE COCKING)
> Acupuncturist Jill Jaynes closes popular clinic; now facing fraud charges (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> County, Shores move to back Vero at PSC on electric sale (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> ELC told to get professional help with plans for campus (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Repair work slow at Vero City Marina (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Shores hires former Melbourne Beach town manager (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 34 - Week of August 23, 2018
> Cleveland Clinic seen moving quickly on telemedicine (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Hospital takeover agreement to be unveiled Sept. 25 (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Delay in Vero Electric sale not likely to create budget problems for city (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> AT&T to beat Verizon in providing improved cell service to the Shores (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Engineering firm to analyze Blue Cypress Lake problem (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> More fines in Central Beach for violating baby sea turtle ordinance (BY SUE COCKING)
> ‘He’s on it!’ Hunting alligators in the Stick Marsh (BY SUE COCKING)
> Senior Women’s golf final at Orchid Island to be filmed by FOX (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 33 - Week of August 16, 2018
> Petition drive shows support for electric sale (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> New luxury condo development in the Shores (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Builder hopes Vero will approve sale of former Dodgertown Golf Club (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> New artificial reef to be sunk in ocean next week offshore from Windsor (BY SUE COCKING)
> Elite discontinues popular flights to White Plains (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vero airport says handicapped parking not a problem (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> School Board renews Rendell’s contract despite poor reviews (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 32 - Week of August 9, 2018
> Vero beachside having a busy summer season (BY FEDERICO MARTINEZ)
> Hospital District grapples with indigent care (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Ocean Drive condo fined for violating sea turtle light law (BY SUE COCKING)
> Environmental Learning Center unveils ambitious masterplan for expansion (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Enthusiasts seek wider bike lane when A1A is resurfaced next year (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Atlantic Classical Orchestra moves to Community Church (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Harbor Branch launches first-ever citizen-scientist effort to study lagoon fish population (BY SUE COCKING)
> Shores approves zoning for Surfsedge development (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 31 - Week of August 2, 2018
> Indian River proposing $50 copay for ER (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Large power users pose real threat to Vero Electric deal (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Lottery winner building huge home in Ambersand Beach (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Laura Riding Jackson house likely moving to Indian River State College (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Boca hospital will not be joining Vero in Cleveland Clinic (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> County passes six-month moratorium on biosolids (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 30 - Week of July 26, 2018
> Vero Electric sale suffers major setback (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Cleveland Clinic CFO sees Oct. 1 close for merger (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> John’s Island hit by luxury car thieves (BY NICK SAMUEL)
> Judge rules accused killer of nurse will face death penalty (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> No change coming in Vero nursing home ratings (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> City aerating bethel creek as part of cleanup effort after sewage spill (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Fortunately, sargassum not too bad on island beaches (BY SUE COCKING)

Edition 29 - Week of July 19, 2018
> IRMC becoming comprehensive stroke center (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Sidewalk along Bethel Creek road draws few complaints (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Island panhandler takes midday break to ‘grab a cold beer’ (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Residents of The Shores worry about safety of reuse water pipeline (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Court of appeals allows ‘pill mill’ evidence (BY BETH WALTON)
> State will withhold $2.1 million from School District (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 28 - Week of July 12, 2018
> PSC: Vero got ‘extraordinary’ price for utility (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Controversy erupts at Moorings over beach path closure (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Windsor Park Residences bring iconic island community closer to build-out (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Prosecutor: Vero surgeon in drug case to ‘die in prison’ (BY DEBBIE CARSON)
> Whole Family Health rescinds job offer to proposed CEO (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero summer getaway: Field trip to the Bahamas (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 27 - Week of July 5, 2018
> Whole Family Health’s hunt for CEO stalls (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Owner sought of second ‘derelict’ sailboat in lagoon (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> County voters get to choose new judges (BY BETH WALTON)
> Vero moves to get old sewer plant off lagoon (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Suspense mounts as Vero and the Shores wait on electric ruling (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School Board member resents advice on reducing legal fees (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> County seeks to ban bio-sludge polluting Blue Cypress Lake (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 26 - Week of June 28, 2018
> IRMC seeking to curb abuse of ER through a co-pay (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> New SRMC meds-by-computer system to boost safety (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
Somerset Academy finally gets green light for new K-8 charter school here (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Harbor Branch launches new program focusing on lagoon threats to health (BY SUE COCKING)
> Rechter helps Vero out, steps up to buy post office in Old Downtown (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Is Coast Guard at fault for boat catching fire and sinking? (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Cox delays ruling on ‘Stand Your Ground’ defense (BY BETH WALTON)
> Developer now plans no townhomes on Dodgertown Golf Club site (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 25 - Week of June 21, 2018
> SRMC not helped by Medicare delay on ratings update (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Escrow agent convicted in Heaton hotel case (BY BETH WALTON)
> Delay in PSC’s formal approval of Vero electric sale not seen delaying close (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County approves new rules for accelerating septic-to-sewer switch (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Shores officers save life of John’s Island Alzheimer’s patient (BY BETH WALTON)
> Brian Heady sues Vero, alleging his rights have been violated (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Oceanfront home in the Shores sold at auction (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 24 - Week of June 14, 2018
> Attorney on trial for conspiracy in Heaton hotel case (BY BETH WALTON)
> Cleveland seen expanding medical training here (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Will valet stands or garage be answer to parking shortage in Central Beach? (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Keep fingers crossed on Vero Electric sale for three more weeks (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> School Board candidates say current board not doing its duty (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Algae blamed for lack of fish near inlet last winter (BY SUE COCKING)
> Old Dodgertown golf course development plan moving forward (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 23 - Week of June 7, 2018
> Power surcharge strongly opposed by local officials (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Stalled restaurant project hunts far and near for tenant (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Top water official says county facilities polluting lagoon (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Judge Cox to rule whether Stand Your Ground can be applied retroactively (BY BETH WALTON)
> Clearing for The Strand, new community next to Palm Island, underway (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> All Aboard Florida gets time to sell bonds for Orlando stretch (BY BETH WALTON)
> ‘Marsy’s Law’ could become part of Florida constitution (BY BETH WALTON)

Edition 22 - Week of May 31, 2018
> Vero arts groups take stock of cuts in state funding (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero facing final hurdle to electric sale in PSC (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> IRMC may charge non-emergency copay to ease ER crowding (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Owner of half-sunk boat by 17th St. Bridge to be charged (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Plans unveiled for new luxury community in The Shores (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 21 - Week of May 24, 2018
> Mental Health Association leader retiring (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Youth Sailing seen tacking toward a Riverside site (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Orchid Island Brewery seeking to move into city building in a park (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Former Norris brokerage booms as part of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Shores town manager calling it quits after 28 years (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Major construction project underway on Old Winter Beach Rd. (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Jury didn’t buy drug doctor’s story that he was set up (BY BETH WALTON)

Edition 20 - Week of May 17, 2018
> Drug doctor’s lawyers bid to recall jurors (BY BETH WALTON)
> Director who brought big names to Sunrise Theatre dumped (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Tipster says Burkeen’s co-workers knew the boss was stealing tires (BY BETH WALTON)
> Sheriff seeks extra funds to cover cost of a lawman for every school (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Cleveland Clinic a finalist to acquire Boca Raton hospital (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Two oceanfront homes to be auctioned off in June (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> School superintendent plays fast and loose in presenting report card (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 19 - Week of May 10, 2018
> UF psychiatry clinic gets funds to remain open (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero Beach looking for firm to take over city marina (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County landfill hits height limit, so new section to be opened (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> St. Ed’s sues family for breach of contract (BY BETH WALTON)
> Residents fear Publix would increase traffic on Jungle Trail (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Signs of increased pollution at Blue Cypress Lake reported (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Yearly financial report shows county is lean and growing (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Island burglaries may be work of gang active in 3 counties (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> John’s Island building apartment complex for seasonal staff (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Generally good job, unemployment news for county (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 18 - Week of May 3, 2018
> Drug-dealing doctor facing life in prison (BY BETH WALTON)
> Sebastian River gets failing grade for hospital safety (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> With Vero electric utility sold, next targets are water-sewer and trash (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Tom Slater rejoins Shores Town Council, and becomes mayor (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Police arrest suspect in jewelry theft from village shops (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 17 - Week of April 26, 2018
> Opposition to new Orchid Publix mounts among island neighbors (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Woman makes off with rings from Village Shops boutique (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Witnesses build drug case against Johnny Benjamin (BY BETH WALTON)
> County: No money for railroad overpasses (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Designer defends effectiveness of Spoonbill Marsh (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 16 - Week of April 19, 2018
> Killer of Simpson to defend himself in murder retrial (BY BETH WALTON)
> ‘Holding my son, I watched the flames in disbelief’ (BY BETH WALTON)
> Lifeguards say more towers needed to cope with increase in beachgoers (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> State law on beaches seen solution to problem that doesn’t exist here (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Three applicants seek seat on Shores Town Council (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores keeps eye on Vero Electric sale (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Island resident gets 7 years for fraud in Connecticut (BY BETH WALTON)

Edition 15 - Week of April 12, 2018
> Former manager of Nino’s pizzeria pleads to theft (BY BETH WALTON)
> Speeders taking shortcut off A1A being targeted (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Publix moving ahead with plans for island market, liquor store (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> After fire, Citrus Grillhouse to reopen with new look in October (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Palm Island Plantation finds sweet spot in housing market (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Piper’s China order would not be impacted by threatened tariffs (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 14 - Week of April 5, 2018
> Island jolted by smash-and-grab on Ocean Drive (BY BETH WALTON)
> Brian Barefoot: Epitome of an elected official (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Several proposals for the relocation of historic house (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Any local buyer for the downtown Post Office? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Dodger Pines Country Club property remains vacant (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Victims’ plea for leniency spares Island Club burglar a long prison sentence (BY BETH WALTON)

Edition 13 - Week of March 29, 2018
> Cleveland Clinic may add Martin, St. Lucie to Vero (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Prosecutor: State not stalling on road-rage shooting (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Wachter retiring after 4 decades of service at St. Ed’s (BY MARY SCHENKEL)
> More progress on electric sale but the deal not done yet (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Man accused of sex crime at Disney resort in plea deal (BY BETH WALTON)

Edition 12 - Week of March 22, 2018
> Tiny ‘offending’ image leads IRMC to toss large artwork (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Hospital seeks to reduce delays at jammed ER (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Island’s biggest house, sold 3 months ago, back on market for $29.9M (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Dr. Anton Post out as director of Harbor Branch after just 15 months (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Weapons indictment added to drug charges against Vero doctor (BY BETH WALTON)
> 2 nursing aides arrested for defrauding John’s Island couple (BY BETH WALTON)
> FMPA approves letting Vero exit statewide power co-op (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 11 - Week of March 15, 2018
> Doctor: $2.5M fraud settlement was ‘shakedown’ (BY BETH WALTON)
> Daughter on Teel shooting: ‘I wish deputy had waited’ (BY BETH WALTON)
> New questions raised about effectiveness of Spoonbill Marsh (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Vero Beach looking for ways to improve municipal marina (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Will Boca hospital join IRMC as part of Cleveland Clinic? (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> $6.9m north island ceanfront spec home coming onto market (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 10 - Week of March 8, 2018
> County losing half of its judges to retirement (BY BETH WALTON)
> Hospital officials tour Cleveland Clinic Florida (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> SRMC set for expansion under new owner (BY TOM LLOYD)
> Proposed takeover of Leisure Square by nonprofit unlikely (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Publix hoping to build ‘upscale’ supermarket on island in Orchid (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Indian River NAACP asks School Board to curb Tiffany Justice (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> 8050 luxury condo project in Indian River Shores ‘on hold’ (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 9 - Week of March 1, 2018
> Cleveland Clinic seen developing major center here (BY MILTON R. BENJAMIN)
> Vero Electric clears another hurdle as FMPA exit nears (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shores Council okays John’s Island pipeline deal for reuse water (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Laura Riding Jackson House faces an uncertain future (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Oslo Road boat ramp waters could become nation’s first protected fish spawning area (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Partners program fights high infant mortality rate (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

Edition 8 - Week of February 22, 2018
> Health Department’s tax funding for indigent care cut 60 percent (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Texas man with big plans buys INEOS facility (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Sheriff’s deputy accused of using excessive force in subduing man having a seizure (BY BETH WALTON)
> Broken line repaired that spewed sewage into Bethel Creek (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Sheriff’s deputy who shot susan teel is cleared, but lawsuit likely to drag on (BY BETH WALTON)
> School Board member pushes her personal agenda (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> 2 arrested for pulling out signs that had been posted to discourage panhandling (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Indian River continues the fight to stop Brightline (BY BETH WALTON)
> Indian River Charter High gets a 15-year renewal (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 7 - Week of February 15, 2018
> Duke phaseout seen natural part of Cleveland takeover (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Johnny Benjamin’s woes started with Michigan pot bust (BY BETH WALTON)
> Polish-American group wins lengthy legal battle to reclaim club on U.S. 1 (BY BETH WALTON)
> Christmas tree-like cell tower rises over Shores town offices (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County eyes Aviation Blvd. extension to the hospital (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 6 - Week of February 8, 2018
> Medical center again outsources emergency room (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Impact of future Cleveland Clinic changes weighed (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> The Moorings plans major expansion of the club’s racquet sport facilities (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vero City Marina to finally get needed repairs, renovations (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County gears up for next round in battle against All Aboard Florida (BY BETH WALTON)
> School Board split over size of raise for Rendell (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Shores delays approval of John’s Island reuse water pipeline (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> County urges state lawmakers to keep beaches open (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Vero puts up signs in bid to put a damper on panhandling (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Disney Vero Resort guest says mold caused health problems (BY BETH WALTON)

Edition 5 - Week of February 1, 2018
> Cleveland Clinic closer to putting Vero on its map (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> IRMC board is unanimously for Cleveland (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Hospital district picks Cleveland on 4-to-3 vote (BY MILTON R. BENJAMIN)
> Johnny Benjamin claims his stash of pills seized illegally (BY BETH WALTON)
> Long-awaited Shores cell tower to be delivered to site next Tuesday (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Click. Click. Have you voted yet? Click. Click. (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Riomar oceanfront lot sells for ‘bargain’ $4.4 million (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Contractors sued over collapse of Portales De Vero parking lot (BY BETH WALTON)

Edition 4 - Week of January 25, 2018
> Speed bumps, but no road blocks, for Vero electric sale (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Who will take over hospital? Final vote Tuesday (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> George Heaton strikes plea deal in Vero Beach Hotel and Spa financing scheme (BY BETH WALTON)
> Vero Beach Rowing hires director to take club to the next level (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> John’s Island real estate market hot after a record year in 2017 (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Vero approves extra $200,000 for emergency beach repairs (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 3 - Week of January 18, 2018
> Hospital tours wrap up; time to narrow list nears (BYAUTHOR)
> FMPA meeting seen advancing Vero electric sale (BYAUTHOR)
> Work underway on South County project to curb pollution of lagoon (BYAUTHOR)
> Vero Beach High band hoping to march in London’s New Year’s Day parade (BYAUTHOR)
> County awards contracts for beach repair projects (BYAUTHOR)

Edition 2 - Week of January 11, 2018
> John’s Island seeks to build reuse water pipeline under lagoon (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Visits to IRMC’s four suitors start with Cleveland, Orlando (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Crisis intervention training pays off (BY BETH WALTON)
> $9.9 million oceanfront spec home attracting interest (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> New push to control fertilizer runoff into the lagoon (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Wicked nor’easter brings pounding 11-foot waves, damaging beaches (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Prosecutor says fatal road-rage shooting still under investigation (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Construction issues again delay St. Paul’s Church opening (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 1 - Week of January 4, 2018
> Osceola teacher fined by state for bullying a pupil (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Work underway on house that will be largest in Riomar (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Vero electric sale moving forward (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Ready or not, the train appears to be leaving the station (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Accused island killer seeks hypnotist to recall details of his wife’s murder (BY BETH WALTON)
> Utility firm sued for negligence by 2 injured along A1A (BY BETH WALTON)
> New traffic light at Fred Tuerk Drive will use smart-signaling technology (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 52 - Week of December 28, 2017
> Heaton trial for mortgage fraud set for Feb. 20 (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Indian River Medical Center: Who owns what (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Polish-American Club members lose another battle, but war goes on (BY BETH WALTON)
> Michael Creek, prime subdivision at east end of Wabasso Causeway, coming to life (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Grand Harbor members: ‘A lot of good things underway’ (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 51 - Week of December 21, 2017
> No early return for 3 Vero recreation facilities damaged by Irma (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Concern mounts month after Bethel Creek sewage spill (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> County saves $1 million on employee health insurance by limiting acupuncture (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Neighbor burglarizes Island Club home (BY BETH WALTON)
> Largest estate on island is auctioned for $19.6 million (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> American Icon Brewery sues over negative online posting (BY BETH WALTON)
> Shores seeks ‘critically eroded’ designation for its beaches (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Building in Indian River Shores approaches 2005 boom (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Former Orchid town official pleads guilty to securities fraud (BY BETH WALTON)

Edition 50 - Week of December 14, 2017
> Four suitors vie to take over Indian River Medical Center (BYAUTHOR)
    > Orlando Health (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
    > Hospital Corporation of America (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
    > Adventist Health System (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
    > Cleveland Clinic (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero Electric sale to FPL seems to be moving smoothly (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Shrimp farm sold at auction to Chinese (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)

Edition 49 - Week of December 7, 2017
> More minorities taking advanced classes, but how many are passing? (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Hopeful hospital suitors present acquisition plans (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> One of county’s larger employers sues former staff who formed a rival firm (BY BETH WALTON)
> St. Paul’s Church still not quite ready (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Shores cell tower work begins; Vero tower will be coming down (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Man charged with island murder struggles as own attorney (BY BETH WALTON)

Edition 48 - Week of November 30, 2017
> School Board to take more hands-off role (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Modernist architecture taking hold in Vero Beach (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Year after son died, Joe Graves prays for Christmas miracle (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Negligence suits piling up against Vero nursing home (BY BETH WALTON)
> Sewage spill into lagoon worse than early reports (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Night council meetings: Possibly a good move, but badly done (BY LISA ZAHNER | NEWS ANALSYS)
> Island retailer Jay McLaughlin launching mainland pizza spot (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 47 - Week of November 23, 2017
> Indian River Medical Center’s four suitors (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Raw sewage pours into lagoon from major pipe break (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Sticker shock on mainland from new home prices (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vietnam vets reach out to homeless vets rousted from camps by sheriff’s deputies (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Shores cell tower still on track, but soil needs to be stabilized (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Judge says drug and mental health courts are highly effective (BY BETH WALTON)

Edition 46 - Week of November 16, 2017
> Major setback in deal for troubled INEOS bio plant (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Harbor Branch Foundation fights for its endowment (BY BETH WALTON)
> Federal judge orders School Board to mediation before hearing deseg lawsuit (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Work underway on luxury Conn Beach oceanfront condos (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Martin County schools cost less, and results are better (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 45 - Week of November 9, 2017
> Pro-sale forces expand majority in Vero Council election (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Stunning verdict in Leigh Jewelers robbery retrial (BY BETH WALTON)
> Scammers used local identities to file for FEMA cash after Hurricane Irma (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Interim IRMC CEO focused on hospital operations (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Has deal to buy defunct INEOS plant collapsed? (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> $45 million house on South Beach going to auction (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Man who shot deputy is convicted of attempted murder, faces life (BY BETH WALTON)

Edition 44 - Week of November 2, 2017
> Work finally set to begin on cell tower in Shores (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero visitor to Cuba ponders symptoms similar to diplomats (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> No bail for surgeon being held on drug trafficking charges (BY BETH WALTON)
> Jennifer Benjamin: Pet columnist (BY A STAFF WRITER)
> Even with World Series, not much buzz here about Dodgers (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Windsor expands equestrian center with polo practice field (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Andrew Coffee Jr. convicted of attempted murder of a deputy (BY BETH WALTON)
> After Vegas massacre, security a top priority for December’s Beach Town Music Festival (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 43 - Week of October 26, 2017
> Top hospitals among Indian River’s suitors (BY RUSTY CARTER)
> End in sight for battle to get Vero out of electric business (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Newark school run by monks seen possible model for Gifford (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> O’Malley believes MLB will take over Historic Dodgertown (BY RUSTY CARTER)
> Feds take over drug case against Dr. Johnny Benjamin (BY BETH WALTON)
> Judge denies convicted murderer’s plea for new trial (BY BETH WALTON)

Edition 42 - Week of October 19, 2017
> Hulk of old power plant becomes stunning brewery (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Vero doctor accused of big-time drug trafficking (BY BETH WALTON)
> Vero Council set to take up electric sale contract on Tuesday (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> U.S. Civil Rights Office opens probe of school district (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Driver gets 11 years for fatal Jungle Trail crash (BY BETH WALTON)
> New charter schools blocked from coming here (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 41 - Week of October 12, 2017
> Judge rules out key evidence in ‘pill mill’ case (BY BETH WALTON)
> Vero’s Triton, Aston Martin teaming up on supersub (BY RUSTY CARTER)
> Vero mayor comes up with new idea for getting city a share of ‘bed tax’ (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> $8.2 million slipped into school budget remains a mystery (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Lagoon water levels higher than any time in recent memory (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> British paralympic athletes train (and are feted) in Vero (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Town of Orchid doubles property tax to ensure funding for future beach repairs (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Shores pulls back from huge one-time tax cut (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Teachers often spend own money for classroom supplies (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)

Edition 40 - Week of October 5, 2017
> Vero to get electric sale contract next week (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Man accused of trying to kidnap boy from school is committed (BY BETH WALTON)
> Vero woman seeks to help Puerto Rico (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Hear, hear! Verizon signs on to Shores cell tower; construction to start soon (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Vero church sued for failure to repay loan given by member (BY BETH WALTON)
> State adding 7-foot-wide bike lanes on 17th Street (BY RUSTY CARTER)
> Shores Council approves luxury subdivision called The Strand (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 39 - Week of September 28, 2017
> School Board bid for relief from desegregation order going to judge (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> School Board sued over body slam by a wrestling coach (BY BETH WALTON)
> Christ by the Sea reinstalls windows shattered by vandal (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Irma destroyed up to half of Indian River citrus (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Details of death of John Kim, aspiring politician, remain unclear (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Owner of Village Shops Jay McLaughlin buys Garage Pizza (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Accused island murderer acts as own attorney at hearing (BY BETH WALTON)
> Storm slows the completion of St. Paul’s Church on the island (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 38 - Week of September 21, 2017
> Shores set to buy security camera for Jungle Trail (BY BETH WALTON)
> Fewer homes for sale than usual on oceanfront (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Island man, called ‘mini-Madoff, ’ is facing life jail term (BY BETH WALTON)
> Steve Mulvey, passionate founder of Quail Valley Golf & River Club, dies (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Abbott’s Frozen Custard victim of eminent domain (BY BETH WALTON)
> Six candidates running for Vero Beach City Council (BY RUSTY CARTER)
> Woman claims she was fired for reporting porn at school (BY BETH WALTON)

Edition 37 - Week of September 14, 2017
> Could have been worse (BY MILTON R. BENJAMIN)
> Audit panel raps school bosses on health insurance (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Charters finally get a $3.3 million settlement from the School Board (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Anti-sale Council faction still seeks to block electric deal (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Membership up at Yacht Club after renovations (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Gruesome murder case to be retried at county courthouse (BY BETH WALTON)
> Sheriff’s Office ordered to pay $292,000 in auto lawsuit (BY BETH WALTON)

Edition 36 - Week of September 7, 2017
> Black-white achievement gap in local schools getting worse (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Star-studded movie is set in Vero (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Barges bring parts to power plant pier – but not to revive Big Blue (BY DEBBIE CARSON)
> Thousands of tickets fail to solve beachside parking problem (BY RUSTY CARTER)
> Developer seeking tenant for planned Ocean Drive restaurant (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> County police agencies not pursuing illegal immigrants (BY BETH WALTON)
> 200 attend South Beach memorial for Ryan Marcil (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 34 - Week of August 24, 2017
> School Board asks no questions about $30M in spending (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Elite suspends some fall flights due to low demand (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Charters to finally get fairer share of tax dollars from School District (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> FPL moves massive equipment through Vero streets in wee hours (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Zorc: School Board ‘voting blind’ on the budget (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Hospital room renovations will cost $2 million (BY RUSTY CARTER)
> Firefighters sue over hearing loss; blame loud sirens (BY BETH WALTON)

Edition 33 - Week of August 17, 2017
> Piper profits up; Vero company is once again hiring (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Trial still not near for accused killer of nurse Diana Duve (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Construction can’t keep up with island new home sales (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Do sea turtles know something we don’t about hurricanes? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Small consulting firm leading hospital merger effort (BY RUSTY CARTER)
> Electric sale moving forward; substation to be moved (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 32 - Week of August 24, 2017
> South Florida fraud scheme comes to Vero (BY BETH WALTON)
> Changes needed in how School Board gets info on budget (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Hopes rising over outlook for Vero Electric sale (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Executive turnstile spins once again at IR Medical Center (BY RUSTY CARTER)
> Sale of FIT Marine Lab property has potential to be big win-win (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Emergency room doctor Dudley Teel seeks full inquiry into wife’s death (BY NICK SAMUEL)

Edition 31 - Week of August 3, 2017
> New student code of conduct vetoed as too complex (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Schools give no raises to lowest-paid workers (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Being late to party slowing construction of Shores cell tower (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Driftwood sued for negligence over fall from deck (BY BETH WALTON)
> Few places locally to be allowed to sell medical marijuana (BY NICK SAMUEL)
> Sheriff’s office faces multiple civil lawsuits (BY BETH WALTON)
> Buggy Bunch renovating old building in Vero’s downtown (BY BETH WALTON)
> Shores residents to get $2 million in tax rebates (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 30 - Week of July 27, 2017
> Hospital push for nonprofit partner may pose problem (BY RUSTY CARTER)
> What led to FIT marine laboratory’s demise? (BY RUSTY CARTER)
> Caregiver, who stole from John’s Island senior, back in jail (BY BETH WALTON)
> Vero attorney arrested for battery domestic violence (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Fired Gifford principal rehired for a new post (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Big Tobacco about to go back on trial once again in Vero (BY BETH WALTON)
> If it ain’t broke ... Vero wastes time on City Council terms (BY LISA ZAHNER | NEWS ANALYSIS)

Edition 29 - Week of July 20, 2017
> School District lost one teacher in six last year (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Dick Golden, jazz radio host:‘The music moves you’ (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vero finally getting serious about marina repairs (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Meg Laughlin: Reporter with a thirst for truth and justice (BY ELINOR J. BRECHER)
> Beloved cafe reopens as Frères Patisserie (BY STEPHANIE LABAFF)
> Rising property values make it easier for governments to set budget priorities (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Landlord gets rid of tenant who complained of rat infestation (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Purchase of defunct INEOS plant in home stretch (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 28 - Week of July 13, 2017
> Major changes for our hospital won’t come easy (BY RUSTY CARTER)
> Vero’s Grady Bunch heads off on a summer adventure (BY RUSTY CARTER)
> Shattered stained-glass windows returning to Christ by the Sea (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Holiday Inn remodeling a few years off (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Elite Airways’ new Vero to Asheville flights look promising (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vero’s STEP sewer system ready for island hook-ups (BY SIOBHAN FITZPATRICK AUSTIN)
> Attorneys negotiating amount School District owes charters (BY DEBBIE CARSON AND KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 27 - Week of July 6, 2017
> Chinese bid on 32963 estate, but don’t win (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> School leader’s contract extended on 3-to-2 vote (BY DEBBIE CARSON)
> Construction set to begin soon on Ocean Drive restaurant (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Shores residents still waiting for start on cell tower (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Marine Bank planning to open new branch in Brevard County (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Army Corps to pay John’s Island developer more than $10 million (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Sale of Shores oceanside property closes; beach path next (BY LISA ZAHNER)

Edition 26 - Week of June 29, 2017
> School District trying to hide huge legal bills (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Winger bid to take lead in electric talks short-circuited (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Former Moorings tennis pro focusing on fishing company (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> St. Paul’s Church is expected to be ready by October (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Island racing legend Redman inducted into British Hall of Fame (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Matilde Sorensen amazing No.104 nationally in 2016 sales (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)

Edition 25 - Week of June 22, 2017
> Hospital told time has come to find partner (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Judge orders School District to pay charters (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> My Vero: School District hopes fees will discourage questions (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> A reminder of how Vero got stuck with $50M exit penalty (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Neighbors divided over need for sidewalk along Live Oak Road (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 24 - Week of June 15, 2017
> New delay in sale of INEOS ethanol plant (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Time may have come for Vero to consider paid parking (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Island seeing uptick in California buyers; one wins Moorings auction (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Andy Capak recovering from Grove bar shooting (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Vero police chief defends Grove shooting investigation (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Sheriff and deputy are cleared in 2015 death of a prisoner (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Educator who knows Gifford Middle returning to the school as principal (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 23 - Week of June 8, 2017
> FPL purchase of Vero Electric hits roadblock (BY LISA ZAHNER | NEWS ANALYSIS)
> Simpson’s convicted killer to be held here pending a new trial (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Summer storm clouds form over Grand Harbor (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Police response to Grove bar shooting saw total confusion (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> ‘Barcode lady’s house’ at south end of island to be sold in new auction (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Dick Winger substitutes his opinion for city code (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Financial accountability may be coming to School District (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)

Edition 22 - Week of June 1, 2017
> No reason for ouster of Beachland Elementary principal (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Plans of new owners of Sebastian River hospital a concern for IRMC (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> School District cleans house at Gifford Middle (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Premier Estate Properties team on track for record year amid changes (BY STEVEN M. THOMAS)
> Regulars turn out for Seaside Grill’s 25th anniversary (BY RAY MCNULTY)

Edition 21 - Week of May 25, 2017
> Fall vote possible on proposals for electric property (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> What’s the story on the Grove Bar shooting? (BY LISA ZAHNER)
> Restaurant rumors rife in Central Beach ahead of Council vote (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> American Icon Brewery launch now delayed until Labor Day (BY MICHELLE GENZ)
> Sebastian Inlet jetty reopens for fishing despite objections (BY SAMANTHA ROHLFING BAITA)
> Marine Bank first quarter earnings up 20 percent (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> School Board member calls teachers union leaders ‘thugs’ (BY KATHLEEN SLOAN)
> Piper’s revenue up more than 60 percent in 1st quarter (BY RAY MCNULTY)
> Burt Reynolds coming to Vero film festival (BY MICHELLE GENZ)

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)
> 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)


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

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)


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

> 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

> 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

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'

> 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

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
> 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
> 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
> 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

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

> 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

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
> 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
> 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
> 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
> 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)


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?
> 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'
> 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
> 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
> 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
> 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?

Edition 29 - Week of July 18, 2013
> Beach bartender awaiting trial for $1 million theft from senior

> 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

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
> Vero residents who rent homes by the week to vacationers rarely warned or fined
> 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
> 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

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
> Mental health group regains footing (BY MEG LAUGHLIN)
> First auction in fifteen years in John's Island offers 'really good deal'
> 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
> 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
> 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
> 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


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
> 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?
> 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

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
> 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

> 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
> 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
> City Hall case study: How a secretary gets to $60,000-a-year (plus benefits)
> 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
> 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
> 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
> 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)


Edition 52 - Week of December 29, 2011
> Charlie Wilson’s war: Proving that you can ‘fight County Hall’ on impact fees
> 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’

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
> 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