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Jim McCarthy

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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.

With no opponent, next tax collector donates funds to charities

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Had there been a challenge this year, Sam Steele would have used his campaign contributions to support his run for Monroe County...

Familiar Key Largo chocolates, ice creams now in Islamorada

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An established Key Largo chocolate and ice cream shop is making Islamorada a little sweeter with its newly-opened location at MM 81.9,...

Islamorada council cancels events through October

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Large-scale festivities in Islamorada are on hold a little while longer as the village responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, which appears to...

Dog reunites with family after escaping hotel room

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A 1-1/2-year old Australian cattle dog has reunited with family after escaping from a Key Largo hotel room and remaining on the...

Post later taken down says teachers ‘resistant to returning to school’

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A Facebook post by the Monroe County School District was taken down on Wednesday after it went at teachers from two Upper Keys schools...

Keys mobile app gets national recognition

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From Jewfish Creek Bridge in Key Largo to Old Town Key West, the Florida Keys Scenic Highway is unlike any other. With...

A chat with avid diver, photographer David Gross

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David Gross has been on quite the ride in the Florida Keys, literally.  In the early weeks after the checkpoint was established in Key Largo...

Virtual programs offered through FIU this school year

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Another school year is underway in Monroe County. For teachers and parents, implementing new and effective ways to engage their students and...

Upper Keys college facility enters construction phase

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With a new facility on the way, the College of the Florida Keys’ programs and apprenticeships are expanding in the Upper Keys.

Keys Shuttle closes; future in limbo

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Furloughs loom as major airline companies respond to low passenger counts from an ongoing pandemic, not to mention federal aid that’s soon to wane...