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Don’t let black mold get you down

By Kim Bassett Hurricane Irma didn’t just bring wind and rain; it introduced conditions where black mold flourishes and grows rampantly. What is black mold? Black mold is a...
Volunteers in the Keys after Hurricane Irma

Help From Above

Samaritan's Purse Disaster Response will be in town through Nov. 15, and will stay longer if there continues to be need. "Right now we aren't getting enough...
Guests of honor Julie and Jon Landau share a laugh with Lindy Roth, right, at the American Red Cross Gala.

Filmmaker Landau to the rescue

The Community Foundation of the Florida Keys’ recovery efforts gained a big helping hand recently, when Islamorada residents Jon and Julie Landau created the Landau Family Hurricane...

Local attorney brings $40k back to Keys

Richard Malafy, left, Carol Moore, Mike Papantonio, Mark Proctor and Cristina Malafy attend the conference in Las Vegas. The firm of Levin, Papantonio, Thomas, Mitchell, Rafferty &...

Irma won’t take away Halloween from Big Pine Key kids

Eden Pines will be ready for annual event The streets of Eden Pines Colony in Big Pine Key are dark, and the air is filled with the sweet...
Storm Hero

What exactly defines a storm hero? 

Here’s our top list of what definitely does NOT define a #storm hero. September ushered in one feisty old lady named Irma. She came, blustered, blew and handed...

Boats: Lost and Found

In just four weeks, multiple state and federal agencies have finalized a plan to handle the many boats displaced by Hurricane Irma. The U.S. Coast Guard, the...
King tide in the Keys

King Tides to continue

Hurricane makes seasonal event worse Social media erupted with “Is this normal?” type questions, paired with photos of underwater docks, after the battered Keys got its first round...

‘It could have been worse’

Top meteorologists weigh in after Irma Willie Drye spent Hurricane Irma live blogging on the National Geographic website. Drye is the author of the definitive book about Keys...

Monday Morning Quarterbacking: Leaders review Irma response

From Key Largo to Key West, local officials made preparations for Hurricane Irma and, after the storm, started working on recovery. Here, the Weekly talks with Key...