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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.
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...
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Community argues for, against Restoration Blueprint

Inside the Islander Conference Center on Dec. 10, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Superintendent Sarah Fangman and advisory council members listened intently as captains,...
Bogus letter claims Mooney, supporters under investigation - A man wearing glasses and smiling at the camera - Glasses

Bogus letter claims Mooney, supporters under investigation

A letter targeting a state representative candidate and his supporters is fake, per the Monroe County State Attorney’s Office. Just last week, six supporters of...
Sculpture donated to bird sanctuary on display in gallery

Sculpture donated to bird sanctuary on display in gallery

Donors near and far have supported the Florida Keys Wild Bird Center and founder Laura Quinn’s mission to rescue, rehabilitate and release birds back...
Principal Lisa Taylor and students

New building, exciting programs at PKS

Students, teachers and administrators at Plantation Key School entered through the doors to a new state-of-the-art facility at MM 90, bayside, in Tavernier last...

Council to Craft Response to Restoration Blueprint

Monroe’s Board of County Commissioners approved a resolution during its Nov. 20 meeting urging the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary to hear stakeholder comments,...
‘TIME FLIES’– In final year, Raschein ready to bring back funding, pass key bills - Holly Merrill Raschein sitting at a table using a laptop - Public Relations

‘TIME FLIES’– In final year, Raschein ready to bring back funding,...

As the old saying goes, “time flies when you’re having fun. “ For state Rep. Holly Raschein, it couldn’t be truer from her beginnings...
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Solar panels the “crown jewel” at Islander Resort

Following damage from Irma and major renovation, a new, reinvigorated Islander Resort greeted guests and locals in January. With 114 rooms on roughly 24...
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HERO SPOTLIGHT – An ordinary guy who’s done extraordinary things

Fred Taylor sits at his desk at Crystal Health & Rehab Center in Plantation Key as he looks back at the day he was...
Kinsey, pictured left, practices casting with her mother, Melissa, right.

Annual Ocean Fest set to educate, entertain

Waves of underwater and outdoor enthusiasts, eco-travelers and families came out last year to celebrate the marine environment during Mote Marine Laboratory’s inaugural Ocean...