Two file for school seats

Although candidates must reside in one of five districts to be eligible, Monroe County School District Board members are elected by a majority vote by all registered...
Florida Keys Day

The Keys to the Capitol

A contingent of about 75 representatives from the Florida Keys headed to Tallahassee this week. Set for Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 6-7, the annual Florida Keys Day...
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Local high school graduation rates rise

The overall trend looks positive across Monroe County’s graduation rates. “As the state is getting better, so is our district,” said Executive Director of Assessment and Accountability...
School board meeting

School Board: Full speed ahead

The Monroe County School Board met on Tuesday at Coral Shores High School to discuss the testing calendar for students and take the first glimpse into next...
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...
FIRM

Insurance Rate FREEZE

Fair Insurance Rates in Monroe (FIRM) was the only grassroots entity mentioned in the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation’s (OIR) order filed on Dec. 6. The order...

Governor Reappoints Two to FKCC Board of Trustees

Florida Governor Rick Scott recently announced the reappointment of Stephanie Scuderi and Sheldon Suga to the District Board of Trustees of Florida Keys Community College.  Scuderi, of...

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...