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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.

Three Republicans, one Democrat look to succeed Raschein

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State Rep. Holly Raschein has served the Keys and south Miami-Dade for the past eight years. Her time representing District 120 in...

Personal trainer starts new business, goes virtual for clients

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Kara Jaeger knows what it takes for one to reach workout goals. Despite the continuing coronavirus pandemic, the personal trainer is finding a new...

Village cuts Fills parking in half

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Activity on the Fills remained quiet during the Fourth of July weekend due to the village’s full closure as a COVID-19 protective...

Foxes facing death at fur farm find sanctuary in the Keys

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Two foxes left to die on a Midwest fur farm have found sanctuary in the Keys.  Louie’s fur wasn’t good enough for a coat, while...

Nonprofit supports students through flowers, and now masks

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She’s known to many as the flower lady, and she hasn’t slowed down much since the pandemic hit. Going around to shops...

Village calls for mini-season cancellation

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A Florida Keys municipality is calling on the governor to cancel the two-day spiny lobster mini-season in Monroe County as coronavirus cases increase in...

July 5 barbecue salutes veterans

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In a show of gratitude to those who served, a barbecue is set for local veterans and their families on Sunday, July...

GARBAGE GRAB CONCERNS – Village to see if issues resolved with acquisition...

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Issues in Islamorada surrounding garbage pickup have grown through the years, between missed pickups and frequent truck breakdowns. Village officials’ patience has...

Village lessens visitors to Fills, takes aim at mini-season

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Islamorada Village Council took a step to lessen the number of visitors frequenting the Fills at a July 1 special meeting by...

Getting my ‘Fill’ of the situation

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It’s around 9 a.m. on a Saturday (June 27) at the Fills in Islamorada. Vehicles already occupy a majority of the 90 permitted parking...