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No hurricane shelters will open in Florida Keys

No hurricane shelters will open in Florida Keys

The City of Marathon and Monroe County have declared a state of local emergency The City of Marathon has activated its Emergency Operations Center at City Hall. Monroe County has also activated its Emergency Operations Center in the Marathon Government Building. Both are being staffed during regular business hours and will move to 24-coverage as […]

Monroe County closes KW airport, animal shelters; LKMC closes too

Monroe County closes KW airport, animal shelters; LKMC closes too

According to Monroe County:   The Key West International Airport will close Wednesday night after the last flight due to TSA’s security checkpoint ceasing the screening of airline passengers. The last flight is Delta # 567, departing for Atlanta at 5:50 p.m. All commercial flights at Key West International Airport will be canceled from Thursday […]

Key Colony Beach to hire city administrator

Key Colony Beach to hire city administrator

Puto and Schraffenberger are early applicants By Sara Mathis & Jason Koler On Wednesday, Sept. 14, the tiny city of City of Key Colony Beach is taking a giant step: hiring their first dedicated city administrator at a special call meeting. Currently, there are only two candidates vying for the job — former Marathon City […]

It’s kinda secretive…Krewe sets up in Key West

It’s kinda secretive…Krewe sets up in Key West

Masked balls, extravagant costumes, marching groups, floats, fountains of booze — the whole mysteriousness behind Key West’s newest group is piquing interest around the island. After moving to Key West five years ago, Valsin Marmillion, noticed its likeness to his native Louisiana. Being a member of several krewes in New Orleans over the years, he […]

News of Turkey Point leak rocks Keys

News of Turkey Point leak rocks Keys

Drinking water is safe for now; experts worry about Biscayne Bay Wednesday’s news of radiation contamination emanating from the Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant leaking into Biscayne Bay alarmed Florida Keys citizens on every level. First, the Keys drinking water comes from the same neighborhood as the plant. Second, the affect to the fishery — […]

A pretty place (setting)

A pretty place (setting)

The Weekly’s Tropical Living Magazine, Home and Garden’s issue is in stands now.  Formal or Keys casual – here’s how to set the table Kimberly Flowers is like the Martha Stewart of the Keys. She’s been a local interior decorator for 20 years, styling the interiors and exteriors of Key Haven and Shark Key’s finest […]

November is Home Health Care and Hospice Month

November is Home Health Care and Hospice Month

Hospice/VNA finds new partners People who are drawn to hospice work are special people and even though one of the local hospice volunteers, Mary Grusin, thinks it’s the doctors, nurses, and especially social workers who are helping people die with dignity, she is the one who deserves celebrating. For the past three years, she’s held […]

The Studios of Key West sets shows

The Studios of Key West sets shows

Loving the new location and upcoming schedule The Studios of Key West was founded about eight years ago. In that short time, it has already outgrown its original location in the old Armory building, and is set to stage its first full season in the spacious, and completely renovated, art deco building at the corner […]

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