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MELBOURNE ― Melbourne Main Street has worked with the City of Melbourne to develop designated parking spots for Downtown Melbourne restaurants that are offering curbside pick-up service for takeout meals. The City is allowing this as a temporary measure during the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandem…

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BREVARD COUNTY — With a focus on inclusivity and equal opportunity, West Melbourne Community Park has quickly become a destination in Brevard, paving the way for generations to come.

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MELBOURNE ― As the public health situation related to COVID-19 continues to unfold, Florida Tech has taken steps to limit the spread of the virus. Florida Tech Athletics will be suspending all athletic activities indefinitely, effective immediately.

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MELBOURNE – Melbourne butcher, Jordan Mitz is a cut above the rest. After slicing off more than 500 competitors, in regional and semi-finals cut-offs, last week, Mr. Mitz competed, in Nashville in the final round of the National Meat Cutting Challenge. The elite final round included only 12 …

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MELBOURNE - Downtown's Iron Oak Post was the host of several local bands ranging from newly formed groups, to established groups that reunited. On Friday, March 7, Jacie and the Knick-Knacks, The Dull Blades, Ektogasm, and Character Witness performed to a modest crowd of enthusiastic fans.

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BREVARD COUNTY — There’s nothing like pampering your pet with an exciting outdoor experience, which is why Melbourne’s newest dog park is going to be the cool hangout spot.

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BREVARD COUNTY — A study led by Florida Institute of Technology found the neurotoxin saxitoxin to be present during the bloom and non-bloom periods in the Indian River Lagoon.

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UPDATE: Due to concerns of the Coronavirus disease, the St. Patrick's Parade, Cottage Streetfest and Nolan's St. Patrick's celebrations have been canceled on Saturday, March 14. Patrons may still visit The Cottage and Nolan's Irish Pub.

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MELBOURNE ― What better place to host a Coffee Talk than a Coffee Shop? Several award-winning local authors will share their experience, knowledge and love of writing during the first of what will become a free monthly series at Open Mike’s Coffee Lounge in Melbourne, Florida, located at 454…

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MELBOURNE ― On Sunday, March 8, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Melbourne, will celebrate its revitalized Historic Chapel, marking the start of a new chapter in its 134-year history.

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BREVARD COUNTY — As people of Christian faith prepare for a period of fasting this spring, Reverend David Jahn of Advent Lutheran Church is inviting the public to participate in prayer and discussions.

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BREVARD COUNTY — St. Patrick may not have realized the impact he had when converting the Irish to Christianity centuries ago, as his commemoration spread across the ocean and into American calendars.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Life is about to get a little bit sweeter for central Brevard residents now that Grimaldi Candy Co. has moved out of its long time Melbourne residence and into The Avenue in Viera.

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MELBOURNE ― February 14 marked the second anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School school shooting in Parkland, Florida. The attack left 17 students and faculty members of the school dead after a 19-year-old shooter opened fire within the school grounds.

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BREVARD COUNTY — It takes an extraordinary kind of student who can balance above average grades, participate in extracurricular activities, volunteer and start their own nonprofit, all while in high school.

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MELBOURNE – Musicians of the Central Florida Winds will soon be marking a milestone with a celebratory performance that will also honor one of the ensemble’s longtime supporters.

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MELBOURNE — Florida Tech faculty and students, along with members of the community, will celebrate Black History Month through music, text and poetry at the university’s 5th Annual African-American Read-In from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at Evans Library located at 2949 Science Circle i…

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BREVARD COUNTY — The clock is ticking for one historic home as members of the Green Gables at Historic Riverview Village Inc. work to raise $285,000 to save a vital part of Melbourne’s history.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Special Olympics Florida has an urgent need for volunteers to assist with the upcoming Brevard County Summer Games, which is the first step for local athletes to compete before moving on to two more games of the season.

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MELBOURNE ― On Dec. 20, 2019 The Galactic Fundraiser was hosted by Rock Paper Simple at the Oaks Theater in Melbourne. Ticket sales, drinks, sponsorship, raffles, and a silent auction raised $10,000 which was matched by Space Coast Association of Realtors for a total of $20,000 that was dona…

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BREVARD COUNTY — A group of residents have been keeping Scottish country dancing alive, meeting regularly every Monday evening in Melbourne for the past 40 years.

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MELBOURNE ― The Eau Gallie Arts District (EGAD) will host its second annual “Whiskey in the District,” a spirited celebration of world class whiskeys, good music, food and other beverages, on the southern end of Highland Avenue on Saturday, Feb. 8, from 4-9 p.m.

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BREVARD COUNTY – For SPCA of Brevard, 2020 is gearing up to be a year of strategic change surrounding its thrift stores.

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MELBOURNE – The Seaside Piecemakers Quilt Guild of Melbourne will hold its biennial Quilt Show on Friday, Feb. 7, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 8, from 9a.m. To 4 p.m. The Guild’s quilt show will take place at the Wickham Park Community Center, 2815 Leisure Way, Melbourne. Ticket…

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BREVARD COUNTY ― The Florida Department of Transportation is designing plans to construct a new traffic signal on Eau Gallie Boulevard (State Road 518) at Turtle Mound Road in Melbourne. This safety project also includes the extension of the right and left turn lanes onto Turtle Mound Road, …

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MELBOURNE ― Dollar General’s newest store at 1350 Aurora Road in Melbourne is now open. In its new location, Dollar General will offer area residents a convenient new place to shop for everyday essentials at low prices.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Green Gables at Historic Riverview Village has been building a name for itself over the year as the nonprofit has been raising funds to save itself from demolition.

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BREVARD COUNTY – On Nov. 25, Supervisor of Elections Lori Scott announced applications for the 2020 Florida Supervisors of Elections (FSE) Scholarship are now being accepted at all four administrative Election Office locations: Titusville, Viera, Melbourne, and Palm Bay.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Satellite High School students are so passionate about music, they have gone above and beyond to present their skills to the public in impressive ways.

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MELBOURNE ― Rock Paper Simple is proud to announce they will be hosting The Galactic Fundraiser on December 20, featuring a private showing of the new Star Wars movie “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.”

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MELBOURNE ― Blocked drains can ruin your holiday festivities. While it may seem practical and harmless to get rid of fats, oils and grease (FOG) by rinsing it off your dishes or pouring it down the kitchen sink, doing so can lead to huge problems and expensive repairs down the road. Oils and…

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MELBOURNE  ― The Adagio Sax Quartet returns for its annual holiday concert in a program of traditional Christmas carols and modern holiday tunes. The event will be held Sunday, Dec. 8, at 3 p.m., at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, located at 1903 Croton Road, in Melbourne. The concert is free. …

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MELBOURNE — In what is described as the most comprehensive assessment of research universities worldwide, Florida Tech has been recognized in the 2020 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities.

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MELBOURNE ― On Nov.18, the city of Melbourne will be temporarily placing dumpsters at the Joseph N. Davis Community Center (2547 Grant Street) that residents may use to dispose of large items, such as damaged fencing, furniture and old tires. The dumpsters will be available for use until Dec. 17.

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MELBOURNE ― The 30th annual "Bibles on Parade" will take costumed characters and spectators back to Bible times depicting the 66 books of the Bible with banners, floats, musical presentations and storytellers that proclaim the story about Jesus on the city streets.

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MELBOURNE ― When comedian Steven Wright appeared on the "The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson" in 1982 at age 26, he didn't know where the rest of his career would take him.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Timothy Duquette spent his afternoon warming up with his personal trainer Coach Joe Luther at Anytime Fitness just like any other Wednesday, except this time, there was excitement building in the air.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Residents and visitors can get a sneak peek at a spectacular performance to be put on by the Melbourne City Ballet Theatre later this December during a benefit gala at Greenwood Place.

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