Home Island Currents

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ReMARCable Surf & Turf Fundraiser

The ReMARCable Surf and Turf fundraiser is taking place May 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. at two different and unique Key West venues to support the Monroe Association...

STATE-OF-THE-INSURANCE-REPORT

Enough is Enough By Hays B. and Sara M. FIRM Fights Recent Citizens Rate Hikes How much more can locals keep shelling out for wind insurance? According to FIRM (Fair...

Keys Donations head to the Bahamas

Bahamian Defense Ships take water and diapers home An idea hatched at a simple happy hour in Marathon, since 9 ships of the Bahamian Defense Force were riding...

T.S. Matthew gains traction

The budding tropical system in the Caribbean was officially named Tropical Storm Matthew as of Wednesday afternoon. The storm does have the potential to strengthen as it...

ON TWO WHEELS: Death and injury in Key West

(Part I of a series) Chances are positive a resident of Key West has either seen a moped, scooter or motorcycle accident … or been in one. During...

50 lionfish = 1 extra lobster

Catching lionfish leads to lobster rewards For last year’s lobster mini season, Florida Fish and Wildlife allowed one extra lobster per day for every 10 lionfish collected per...

Patterson joins Weekly Newspapers team

The Weekly Newspapers are proud to welcome former hotel and resort sales manager Anneke Patterson as the newest account executive to their sales and marketing team. A native...

Social Shortcake and Engaging Ice Cream

Ice Cream Social nets a lot of cake for the MARC House By Jason Koler Sugar-crazed foodies from throughout the Keys mingled among neighbors and plants this past Saturday...

Christmas in July for the Kids

Wesley House Family Services will be hosting “Christmas in July”, this Friday, July 29 from 5pm-9pm at Conch Town Bar, 3340 North Roosevelt Boulevard. This event is the kickoff...

The Crustacean Carnival

Lobster Mini Season this Wednesday & Thursday   Recreational and commercial harvest seasons for spiny lobster in Florida are set to reopen soon. The special two-day spiny lobster sport...