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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.

More education, engagement and freshwater

Captains Elizabeth Jolin and Xavier Figueredo know the Florida bay quite well having navigated the waters of one of the nicest coastal waters in...

NASA mission in the Keys simulates space

Just 5.4 nautical miles offshore from Tavernier is a reef known as Conch Reef. Situated approximately 63 feet beneath the surface and surrounded by...

Tavernier man paddling for a cause

Last year, Tavernier resident Chris Bell’s mind was set on a paddle challenge that takes participants 80 miles across the Gulf Stream from Bimini,...

Global day encourages better future for oceans

On Saturday, June 8, people around the world will celebrate the blue bodies of water — our oceans. Known as World Oceans Day, the...

READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL? Signups for youth, 6-on-6 underway

The Upper Keys Football League will have a 6-on-6 league this year.  Signups are underway for the league, which begins Aug. 1 with practice. Each...

PROBLEM FILLS – Mayhem on Indian Key Fill dates back to...

Memorial Day weekend came and went in the Keys. At Indian Key Fill, weekenders and day-trippers packed in to enjoy the water.  But like any...

MORE FREEBEE

Visitors and locals needing a ride to restaurants, hotels or businesses on Upper Matecumbe Key will still have Freebee to choose. But the service...

Exclusive Interview with Jim Mooney, Announcing his Run for Holly Raschein’s...

He was 99 percent sure last year about a run for state representative with current Rep. Holly Raschein terming out in 2020. Last week,...

Drink Beer for a Great Cause (and it’s really tasty beer...

There’s a new beer that’s going to support coral research and rehabilitation efforts in the Florida Keys.  On May 17, Florida Keys Brewing Co. in...

Welcome the Long Weekend at the Beach! Anne’s Beach Offers New...

If all goes as planned, renovation at a popular park in Lower Matecumbe wiped out by Hurricane Irma could be complete by early summer.  Located...