By Dr. Richard Baker, President, Pelican Island Audubon Society, Vero Beach, FL. Vero Beach is considering how to develop the Three Corners Property along our dying Indian River Lagoon. Should they promote businesses – more hotels, houses, restaurants, and other commercial opportunities – or should they restore the trees and wetlands that were there before the … Continue reading OP ED: LET’S WORK TO ENHANCE OUR ENVIRONMENT FOR HUMANITY’S SURVIVAL
According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, "Cernovich is one of America’s most visible right-wing provocateurs, known for boosting or generating massively successful conspiracy theories like #Pizzagate. He made his career on trolling the liberal establishment by accusing people of pedophilia or child sex trafficking. Armed with a law degree, Cernovich claims to defend 'free speech,' … Continue reading Tiffany Justice Retweets @Cernovich.
Brian Burkeen kisses his wife, Ginger, during a break before sentencing. Two years and a month ago, July 16, 2020, Brian Burkeen, the former assistant chief of Indian River County’s Emergency Department was convicted of stealing more than 1,400 tires; sentenced to 12 years in prison. His scam began in January 2012, he retired on February 9, 2018, was … Continue reading $ 320,000 Brian Burkeen Tire Fraud: A Look Back
The Young Journalist, an initiative of this 501 (C) (3) publication, Vero Communique, welcomes Nesha Stanton as a mentor, for third, fourth and fifth graders, teaching students how to become journalists. For the past 2021-2022 school year, The Young Journalist mentored 58 students at nine Indian River County elementary schools, not including over sixty students … Continue reading NESHA STANTON JOINS theyoungjournalist.com
On July 15, 2022 we wrote how Thomas Kenny is running for School District of Indian River County school board District four, that Mom’s for Liberty has political overtones and that Mr. Kenny has a passion concerning politics. What kind of politics? https://verocommunique.wordpress.com/2022/07/15/did-you-see-thomas-kinnys-facebook-post/ By ANDREW ATTERBURY/POLITICO 07/20/2022 04:27 PM EDT An emerging political committee operated in … Continue reading Publix Heiress Gives $50K to Conservative Education Group Moms for Liberty PAC
Mental health awareness. On May 9, 2022, a task force, comprised of 15 community leaders, referred to as the C.L.I.M.A.T.E. Task Force (Convening Leaders in Maximizing Access to Education), presented recommendations to the staff of the School District of Indian River County (SDIRC), FL to ensure equity and excellence in each of its schools. Their … Continue reading “The [Mental Health] Data is There.”
Vero Communiqué is proud to announce the renewal of its Platinum Seal of Transparency, for 2022, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, a service of Candid. The Platinum Seal of Transparency indicates that Vero Communiqué shares clear and important information with the public about its goals, strategies, capabilities, achievements, and progress indicators that showcase the progress … Continue reading Vero Communiqué Announces Renewal of its Platinum Seal of Transparancy.
Vero Communiqué reported on May 25, 2022 about the lack of verbal civility during public comments at Indian River County school board meeting. Comments cited in our report and written in comments received from the article included: "What a bunch of cowards." “You’re all racists…each and every one of you are racists. ““We’re sick and tired of … Continue reading Jennifer Pippin: “She Spews Hate.”
School Board Member Jackie Rosario On May 9, 2022, the Superintendent of the School District of Indian River County District (SDIRC), Dr. David Moore, held a workshop where a C.L.I.M.A.T.E. Task Force (Convening Leaders in Maximizing Access to Education) presented recommendations to the staff of SDIRC to ensure equity and excellence in each of its … Continue reading Did a School Board Member Disregard Mental Health as a Priority, Indian River County, FL.?
By Len Markir Mayor Brackett informed me yesterday that I have been incorrect regarding how much money is remaining from the money received from Florida Power and Light for 3 Corners. I appreciate his assistance in providing the current remainder of those proceeds in the General Fund of approx $21 MILLION Dollars. I wish to … Continue reading OP ED: VERO BEACH, FL MARINA EXPANSION PROJECT – FOLLOW THE MONEY!!!