Jim McCarthy

Jim McCarthy believes in community reporting, giving back and life on the water. A workout fanatic, diver and a bogey-golfer, Jim loves chicken wings, Marvel movies and sports.

Islamorada Council against massive development in south Miami-Dade

Islamorada Village Council is sending a message of disapproval against a proposal that would see massive development of property in south Miami-Dade near the Homestead Air Reserve Base.  In a...

REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY SET FOR MIKE FORSTER

A celebration of life is set for the restaurateur and former county commissioner who devoted his time and energy to a community he loved.  More than a month has passed...

Raschein talks takeaways from forum on state’s water woes

Holly Raschein hasn’t slowed down since terming out as representative for the Florida Keys in the state House. Moving into the private sector with AshBritt following her time in...

Future of Islamorada’s Fills takes center stage

A group of concerned citizens visited village officials and engineers to offer their vision on the future of the Fills — the islands connecting Upper and Lower Matecumbe Keys...

REEF’S REPORT: KEY LARGO’S FIRST FOX RESCUES

Hi friends: Reef the fox here with your weekly “Reef’s Report.” Last week I introduced you to Jasper and Penny who live here with us at Pawsitive Beginnings. This...

COVID UPDATE: CASES DECLINING IN THE KEYS

A COVID-19 surge during the summer is slowing down in Florida and the Keys, according to data by the Florida Health Department that shows five weeks of continual decreases...