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ReMARCable Surf & Turf Fundraiser

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 for ReMARCable Citizens (MARC) program. MARC provides life services for Monroe County’s Adult developmentally and intellectually disabled residents.  The event will begin at the Gardens Hotel, 526 Angela […]

50 lionfish = 1 extra lobster

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 day. This year, the rule has changed a little bit, but the extra lobster is still up for grabs if lionfish harvesters can produce 50 lionfish before […]

Patterson joins Weekly Newspapers team

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 of Richmond, Indiana who immigrated from the Netherlands with her immediate family at only a year old, Patterson graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Arts […]

Social Shortcake and Engaging Ice Cream

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 at the 8th Annual ReMARCable Mattheessen’s Ice Cream and Fresh Fruit Social. In an evening dedicated to desserts, more than $8,000 was raised by patrons feasting […]

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 to a collaborative effort between all Monroe County agencies who support children and families during the holiday season. It is the goal of these agencies to work together […]

The Crustacean Carnival

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 season comes first, July 27 and 28 this year, followed by the regular lobster season Aug. 6 through March 31. The special two-day sport season occurs […]

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