Charlotte Twine

Charlotte Twine fled her New York City corporate publishing life and happily moved to the Keys six years ago. She has written for Travel + Leisure, Allure, and Offshore magazines; Elle.com; and the Florida Keys Free Press. She loves her two elderly Pomeranians, writing stories that uplift and inspire, making children laugh, the color pink, tattoos, Johnny Cash, and her husband. Though not necessarily in that order.

KEYS HEALTH: MARATHON’S FISHERMAN’S HOSPITAL SUCCESSFULLY PERFORMS THE FIRST SURGERY ON-SITE SINCE IRMA

On the morning of Oct. 4, surgeon Derek Papp glided out of the glass doors of the sparkling new Fishermen’s Hospital entrance to chat with hospital CEO Drew Grossman...

ON CALL 24/7: LONGTIME NURSE DEVOTED HER LIFE TO TAKING CARE OF THE COMMUNITY

Even when she was a little girl, Cheryl Cottrell always wanted to be a nurse. Always. She would play nurse with her dolls and read the “Nurse Sue Barton”...

KEYS WEEKLY ASKS THE CANDIDATES: WHY ARE YOU RUNNING FOR CITY COUNCIL?

In the weeks leading up to the Nov. 2 election for Marathon City Council, Keys Weekly will be asking each of the four candidates a question and printing their...

POLITICAL DEBATE: SCHOOL BOARD KEEPS MASKING AS IS DESPITE DEBATE

At first, the Sept. 21 Monroe County School Board meeting was deceptively “normal,” like it was before the pandemic. There were no updates from the health department about rising...

KEYS SCHOLARSHIP STUDENT: ‘I WOULD HAVE BEEN ANOTHER KID LOST IN THE SYSTEM’

Edian Hernandez is a Keys kid with a dream. He is currently attending Orlando’s Universal Technical Institute for auto mechanics. It’s five days a week from 6 to 9...

Emergency rule: Students exposed to COVID no longer required to quarantine

The Florida Department of Health has issued a new emergency rule declaring that parents now have a choice whether to quarantine a child who has been exposed to COVID-19...