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Jim McCarthy, a Western New York native, is a gym rat who can’t get his nutrition in line, a golfer who can’t find the green and a neat freak who can’t let anything be out of order. Xbox and movies are his downtime loves.

Interested in serving on council? Step forward

There’s an opening on the Islamorada dais following the recent resignation of Cheryl Meads. Interested village residents now have the opportunity to serve the...

A true, family-friendly, Italian experience

Inside Enrico’s New York Style Pizzeria on Plantation Key, owner Larry Calvano carefully sprinkles the cheese and toppings before opening the oven to place...
Nunez, Flores preparing for another busy year - Jeanette Núñez, Casey DeSantis posing for the camera - Public Relations

Nunez, Flores preparing for another busy year

Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nunez and the administration of Ron DeSantis prepare for what they hope is another productive and successful session in Tallahassee. For...
Let the fun and money raising begin - A man and a woman standing in front of a cake - Flower

Let the fun and money raising begin

It’s a trophy to long for. It’s a fundraising challenge I’m excited to be participating in again this year. Big Kahuna, here I come. ...
Expansion village-wide begins in February - A close up of a car - Palmetto Bay

Expansion village-wide begins in February

On Upper Matecumbe, Freebee vehicles stay busy transporting locals and guests from their doorsteps or resorts to restaurants, bars and shops. And come next...
Meads to focus on her role with water district - A group of people sitting at a table - Brixton tube station

Meads resigns from Islamorada council

Islamorada Councilwoman Cheryl Meads is stepping away from the dais to invest her full time as a member of the South Florida Water Management...
Turtle returns to waters off Alligator Reef - A group of people sitting around a table - Tortoise

Turtle returns to waters off Alligator Reef

A debilitated green sea turtle rescued off Alligator Reef in May returned home on Dec. 29. With a “goodbye” to Allie, onlookers onboard the...
Forster named Mayor – Legalizing golf carts discussed - A motorcycle parked on top of a car - Car

Forster named Mayor – Legalizing golf carts discussed

Before digging into the agenda, nominations for leadership positions on the Islamorada dais were unanimously passed during the Dec. 12 meeting at Founders Park...
CREATIVE CUISINE – Enjoy spreads, pita bread, skewers at Meze Morada - A person sitting at a table with a plate of food - Breakfast

CREATIVE CUISINE – Enjoy spreads, pita bread, skewers at Meze Morada

Scrumptious hummus spreads fill a serving dish as Dave Kirsammer serves up fresh pita bread, while six ground lamb koftka meatballs line a plate.  At...
ENHANCING THE HIGHWAY - A group of people posing for a photo - Florida

ENHANCING THE HIGHWAY

Traversing over the bridges outlooking the blue waters of the Florida Keys never gets old, especially for Islamorada Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Director Judy...