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Founder's Park

Good Neighbor Karma

Residents of Tavernier and Key Largo may soon be able to use Islamorada’s Founders Park for free. During the Jan. 18 Village Council meeting, councilman Mike Forster proposed...
cash at BOA

No more cash deposits?

Bank of America instituted a new policy in December. Namely, it won’t accept cash deposits from a third party. For example, it would be impossible for a...
Cosmetic stores in Key West

The Cosmetic Store Web

“Can I ask you a question?” “I have a sample for you.” “I have something for your eyes.” “Can I show you something?” These are the questions – or more like...
Michelle Coldiron files for seat

Coldiron seeks county seat

Marathon Mayor Michelle Coldiron filed papers Monday to seek a seat on the Monroe County Commission. She will campaign for the District 2 seat currently held by...
Miami Heat brings heat

Bringing the Heat

Days after Hurricane Irma, Steve Stowe, executive director of the Miami Heat Charitable Foundation, made a phone call to Big Pine Academy’s Drew Haggard. “We want to...
Mosquito

Mosquito headlines fade, but issues remain

Back in 2016, no one could stop talking about mosquitoes. In fact, they weren’t just local headlines but international news as well. The 2016 election brought turnover...
Barber in Marathon

‘BARBERO’ – Marathon’s new barber shop

The last time we caught up with Jose Souto, he and his wife were working aboard the Nenis food truck, the blue one, frequently seen around Marathon....
Volunteering in the Keys

12,000 HOURS: Volunteer group finishes its Keys mission

“The homeowners couldn’t be more appreciative. One homeowner even made a birthday cake for one of the helpers who celebrated their birthday while here volunteering.” — Ron Burd All...
Pigeon Key train at Crane Point

Historic train car moves in wee hours

Choo Choo! In the very early morning hours of Tuesday, Dec. 19 — like 2 a.m. in the morning — a historic landmark is making a historic move....
Boys and Girls Clubs of Keys Area

Boys and Girls Clubs offer free after school programs

Boys and Girls Clubs offer free tuition for students With generous donations, the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Keys Area announces that in its continuing efforts to recover...