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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...

County launches vessel turn-in program

Monroe County’s Marine Resources Office, in coordination with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, will accept applications through Aug. 18 for its new Vessel Turn-in Program...

BRAZEN THIEVERY

What happens to the confiscated lobster? If it is found in the possession of a commercial fisherman who has followed proper handling, it is sold to a...

Schools, tourism get boost

Special session for our state senator While new to Keys voters, Sen. Anitere Flores is not new to Tallahassee. She first spent six years in the House in...

County fortifies vacation rental enforcement

To handle the growing number of vacation rental law violators, Monroe County “rented” a software license for one year. At a cost of $97,238, Host Compliance will...

Keys to Beaver: Drop Dead

Keys LEO refuses to support medical examiner’s bid for second term The Medical Examiners Commission, a panel of nine professionals, voted Wednesday not to recommend Dr. Thomas Beaver...

Horse finds new shelter; manatee returned to the water

In the next week, two special animals are taking up residence in the Florida Keys. A manatee, dubbed Key3PO, will swim freely in Keys waters. A horse,...

Lyft currently operating in Key West

The Outkast Agency, a national PR firm for Lyft, one the largest rideshare companies in the U.S., sent a press release early Thursday announcing Lyft’s plans to...

Officials say screwworm gone

 I don’t expect to see another case." —    Dr. John B. Welch, USDA Officials will continue to treat disease for 120 more days In an abundance of caution, Florida...

Uber: Waiting for a ride

Is local gridlock costing us? The Keys are congested, and unlike the common cold, it is not going away. Undeniably, Keys’ residents and tourists are fed up with...