BREAKING NEWS: COAST GUARD REPORTS 2 DEAD, 8 RESCUED, 10 MISSING IN WATER AFTER...

The Coast Guard is searching for 10 people reportedly missing in the water about 16 miles southwest of Key West. Officials said the search will continue through...
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TOWN RALLIES WITH $1 MILLION IN AWARDS FOR MHS GRADS

It’s a long ceremony, but worth it. On May 25, Marathon High School seniors received $1,000,163 in scholarships and awards. The bulk of it is awarded via...

KEY WEST STUDENT CHOSEN AS 1 OF 50 ‘FREEDOM WRITERS’ WORLDWIDE

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When their struggles became stories, young writers became warriors. Remember the 2007 movie, “Freedom Writers,” with Hilary Swank as California teacher Erin Gruwell, who transformed a class of...

KEYS CREDIT UNION, WHICH STARTED OUT OF A CIGAR BOX 80 YEARS AGO, NOW...

Truly, Keys Federal Credit Union’s origin story could only have happened in the Florida Keys. The financial institution was created over 80 years ago in Key West...

KIDS SUMMER CAMPS IN THE KEYS

The school year is drawing to a close, and summer camps are gearing up for another season of education and excitement. From art and siling to watersports,...

BREAKING NEWS: LOCAL TEEN ARRESTED FOR HAVING GUN ON SCHOOL BUS

Key West Police Department reported the following about an incident that occurred Wednesday morning: On Wednesday, May 12, 2021, Key West Police received information about a teen who...

BREAKING NEWS: SCHOOL DISTRICT INVESTIGATING RACISM ALLEGATIONS

School district officials acted quickly on Friday to investigate allegations of racism at Sugarloaf School.  “We have zero tolerance for bullying and harassment in our schools,” Superintendent Theresa...

VILLAGE MOVES FORWARD ON WORKFORCE HOUSING

Property purchases for workforce housing in Islamorada and a rezoning for employee housing at the Florida Sea Base were among items receiving unanimous approval during the village...

COMMISSIONER DELVES INTO LIBRARY PAYROLL

What began as a request for the Key Largo Library payroll from last year — when the COVID-19 pandemic began — quickly morphed into a bigger question...

SCHOOLS SUPER: SOCIAL DISTANCING ‘HAS BECOME A PROBLEM’

At the April 27 Monroe County School District board meeting, Superintendent Theresa Axford announced that more than 100 Key West High School students have been quarantined in...
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