Category Archives: Local Issues

Landfill Contamination in Indian River County

‘Wish-cycling’ won’t cure contamination at Indian River County landfill Reprinted Story by Cindy Schwarz, The Newsweekly Published 8:19 a.m. ET March 18, 2019 | Updated 8:24 a.m. ET March 18, 2019 ...

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No John’s Island Wastewater Effluent Pipe in the Lagoon

No John’s Island Wastewater Effluent Pipe in the Lagoon Commentary by Paul Fafeita in on February 19, 2019 We’re all well aware of the seemingly endless string of already-existing ...

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Democrats of Indian River Testify Before State Legislators

DEC and FYDIR Officers Press Mayfield and Grall on Gun Safety and Universal Heath Care The Democrats of Indian River County urged Republican legislative representatives Sen. Debbie Mayfield and Rep. ...

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City Hall Vero Beach Florida

Former Vero Beach Mayor and Councilman Implores Citizens to Raise Their Voices

Update, Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 1 pm:  The Indian River Board of County Commissioners Just Voted 4-1 to Purchase the Dodgertown Golf Course Vero Beach City Council Selling City Assets ...

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Memorial Island Vero Beach Florida

Scott’s Cuts to Water Quality Monitoring Network Played into Killer Algae Devastation

As Bouts with Killer Algae Rose, Florida Gutted Its Water Quality Monitoring Network Posted by the Florida Democratic Party, August 7, 2018 “Gov. Rick Scott…ordered budget cuts to water-management agencies for ...

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Democrats of Indian River Support Next Generation Veterans’ Memorial

Next Generation Veterans Receive Support from Democrats of Indian River for Memorial Kim Lorimier, Chair of the Democrats of Indian River, presented Patrick Williamson, Vice President of the Next Generation ...

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President of Pelican Island Audubon Speaks Out on Blue Cypress Lake Crisis

Blue Cypress Lake, Indian River Lagoon Being Impaired by Human Waste There is a foul secret among some agriculture operations in Florida and it relates to what comes out of ...

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Democrats of Indian River Intern on the Campaign Trail

My Thoughts on the Campaign Trail On June 2nd, I had the pleasure of canvassing for the Nicole Haagenson campaign in Fellsmere, FL. Nicole is running for Florida District 54. ...

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Come Learn What Issues Are Being Voted on as Constitutional Amendments on November 6th

2018 Florida Constitutional Amendment Series Beginning in June, the Florida Young Democrats of Indian River are starting an informative Amendment Lecture Series for residents of Indian River County. With numerous ...

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Powerful Art Exhibit Sponsored by Florida Young Democrats of Indian River

Florida Young Dems Feature at RAW Space Art Walk On Friday, June 1st, the Florida Young Democrats of Indian River (FYDIR) presented a special exhibit at RAW Space gallery as ...

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