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2013-04-14 23:02:41

Waterfront Properties and Club Communities is a strong supporter of the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society that will take place April 20 through 21, 2013. JUPITER, FL (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 The American Cancer Society is looking for a few good volunteers who have homes in Martin County, or are leaders in the community, or serve as caregivers, to join Relay for Life in downtown Hobe Sound on April 20, 2013. The national nonprofit organization also is seeking cancer...

2011-03-05 11:15:00

INDIANTOWN, Fla., March 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company, along with Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos, local public officials, construction workers, engineers, environmental experts and business leaders, today celebrated the first hybrid solar power plant in the world - FPL's Martin Next Generation Solar Energy Center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110301/FL56993LOGO ) Spanning approximately 500 acres in western...

2009-09-01 11:00:00

STUART, Fla., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Martin County Nautical Flea Market and Seafood Festival will be held at the Martin County Fairgrounds in Stuart, Florida on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 18-20, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. "Bargains Galore" is the theme of this year's festival. In today's economy, the Nautical Flea Market will provide an outlet for the marine industry and private individuals to sell overstocked, new and used marine equipment at a fraction of the...

2008-09-24 12:00:27

Software Radio Technology, a provider of marine identification and tracking technology, has announced that its AIS Class B standard technology has been approved for use in the US by the Federal Communications Commission. According to the company, the approval enables the sale of AIS Class B products in the US. This represents an increase in Software Radio Technology (SRT) Marine Technology's addressable market for its AIS products. According to SRT, in 2007 SRT Marine Technology launched...

2008-07-10 06:00:00

Talk to executive chef Toby Joseph at Cero in the St. Regis Resort Fort Lauderdale or executive chef Ryan Artim of the Ritz Carlton, Palm Beach, and they are proud that they serve local seafood and produce. They are like many chefs today who brag of using organic ingredients in season. They go to great lengths to label such foods on their menus and build relationships with growers, fishermen and foragers who can supply them. The Slow Food movement with 80,000 members worldwide has formed to...

2008-07-03 12:00:31

By Curtis Morgan, The Miami Herald Jul. 3--A FOOT OF WATER -- that's the difference one wetter year makes in Lake Okeechobee. The big lake, which serves as the region's rain barrel, fell to its all-time low on this date last year, bottoming out at 8.82 feet above sea level. On Thursday, it sat at 9.85 feet, climbing by nearly a half-foot over the last week alone, thanks to steady rains over and north of the lake. While the lake is in better shape than last year, water managers...

2007-12-19 12:00:24

By Eve Samples, The Palm Beach Post, Fla. Dec. 19--One of rural Martin County's largest landowners, Carlos Garcia-Velez, has sold 3,200 acres in Hobe Sound to a company run by a Jupiter equestrian whose husband is an executive in the nuclear power business. Canopus Sound LLC, managed by dressage competitor Martha Singh, paid Garcia-Velez $70 million last week for a swath of cattle ranch south of Bridge Road about a mile east of Interstate 95, records filed with the Martin County...

2006-05-02 18:08:56

By Michael Peltier TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) - Even a weak hurricane can overwhelm the leaky and crumbling dike around Florida's massive Lake Okeechobee, putting more than 40,000 people in "imminent danger," state officials said on Tuesday. With hurricane season less than a month away, Florida Gov. Jeb Bush urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to speed restoration of the dike, while the state scrambles to protect against what the governor said was a one-in-six chance the dike...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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