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Local broadband company competes against telecom giants – Key West Broadband owner Jordan Smith is targeting commercial market

Local broadband company competes against telecom giants – Key West Broadband owner Jordan Smith is targeting commercial market

For many business owners, the expectations that accompany reliable internet service are often stranded by a limited number of providers, slower internet speeds and impersonal service.  These hurdles exist because the corporate Goliaths are rarely challenged.  But just as David stood amongst the towering Philistine, one local owner has made a living staring into the […]

Congressman Joe Garcia – Hosts town hall meeting

Congressman Joe Garcia – Hosts town hall meeting

On Saturday, Nov. 2, the Tavernier Community Association (TCA) and the Island of Key Largo Federation of Homeowner Associations (Federation) will host Congressman Joe Garcia as he discusses issues, hears concerns and takes questions regarding certain federal issues and their affect on Monroe County. The meeting is open to the public and media. The meeting […]

Miami’s Williams maintains title

Miami’s Williams maintains title

12th annual DAS No Name Race results Over 300 runners took the opportunity to run the road to No Name Key in the 12th Annual Domestic Abuse Shelter No Name 5K Run Walk. Runners from across the country enjoyed the cooler weather allowing for some great times. Jon Williams, from Miami, upheld his title as […]

Beginners’ ballet boosts balance, flexibility

Beginners’ ballet boosts balance, flexibility

Techniques for all ages, skill levels One of my favorite childhood memories was an annual holiday trip to see the Nutcracker with a dear childhood friend and our mothers. At 5’2” and 135 pounds, my stature quickly tells of my past as a gymnast, cheerleader and softball player. Despite inheriting my father’s stocky, athletic build, […]

Upper Keys Girl Scouts Earn Highest Honors

Upper Keys Girl Scouts Earn Highest Honors

Girl Scouts is not just about selling cookies and doing crafts. Today’s Girl Scout’s focus is about leadership skills, service to community and the development of a global view of the international women and girl’s movement. Several Girl Scouts in the Upper Keys have worked hard to meet those goals and were recently recognized in […]

Sanctuary Advisory Council prioritizes enforcement issues

Sanctuary Advisory Council prioritizes enforcement issues

Heavy traffic weekends pose biggest threats to Keys waters With the Florida Keys businesses and residents preparing for an influx of holiday weekend visitors, the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council is charged with a doubly challenging task – working to preserve the fragile marine environment that constitutes the local economy. That was precisely […]

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