Livening up the cemetery – Efforts are underway by many to fix-up land mark

By Katrina H. Nichols The Key West City Cemetery is loved by many. It’s even a sought-after destination for tourists, who have given it a four-star rating on...

Two sides to 1,300-unit coin

There’s potentially a boatload of affordable housing units coming from the state to Monroe County, discussed at an impromptu meeting of the Board of County Commissioners Thursday. But...

‘Hear our cry’ – Governor directs 1,300 housing units for Florida Keys

It’s often said issues in the Florida Keys can some way or another be drawn back to affordable housing – or a lack thereof.  Part of the problem...

SPEAK UP

“We are not adversaries. We want to help,” said Mandy Rodriguez of the Dolphin Research Center, flanked by three grandchildren who attend Stanley Switlik Elementary. “Please don’t...

New coral disease spreading

Reports of widespread coral disease in Lower Keys reefs, and summer heat coming, could spell trouble for remaining healthy coral systems, say local researchers tracking the event. “As...

One More

Five candidates are vying for the District 2 seat for Monroe County Commission. Debbie Halama, a Republican, is the latest to announce. The District 2 seat, being vacated...

Oh, Baby!

Pink and blue giraffes, diaper cakes, Pampers, and ribbons decorate Key West Woman’s Club for a May 19 baby shower. But this isn’t just any baby shower....

Attorney’s office receives two awards

The Attorney’s Title Fund named the Law Offices of Thomas D. Wright a member of the President’s Circle for 2017 and the Top Contributor of the 16th...

Vaping 101

E-cigarettes, vaping, the JUUL – all new terminology in our American lexicon and so very important to know. Why? The trend in inhalant products is taking teenagers...

We have a winner

Junior Sophie Williams is crowned the 65th annual Miss Coral Shores. Ten contestants vied for the crown on April 28 at the Coral Shores High School Performance...