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Jim McCarthy
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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.

Boy gets wish granted at DPMMR

Thirteen-year-old Alex Landskroener had a wish to swim with dolphins. Thanks to Kids Wish Network and Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder, the Michigan boy,...

Nuñez visits Keys, recounts legislative victories

There’s no slowing down for Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez, even with legislative session over in Tallahassee. Nuñez, who currently oversees health-care issues in the state...

Updated Rowell’s design unveiled

It’s Rowell’s Park reimagined: Community members came out to the Murray Nelson Government Center on June 24 to get a look at the latest...

Multi-agency meeting seeks solutions

Amid elevated concerns surrouding Indian Key Fill, multiple state agencies convened with Sheriff Rick Ramsay and village officials at the Roth Building on June...

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...