Bars, theaters can reopen Friday

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Governor Ron DeSantis announced on June 3 that bars, movie theaters and bowling alleys in most of the state, including the Florida Keys, can reopen on Friday,...

Rick Haskins is committed to Key West

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Rick Haskins plans to be a full-time mayor.  The real estate broker and Key West native filed his paperwork on Monday, officially entering the Key West mayor’s race. Haskins...

Teen suspected in stabbing death charged as adult

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An Upper Keys teenager accused of killing his brother with a knife and injuring his father in the early-morning hours of May 7 will be charged as...

Congresswoman possibly exposed to COVID-19 after nursing home visit

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U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell’s recent visit to the Upper Keys and a Tavernier long-term care facility has led to a possible exposure of COVID-19. The congresswoman said Thursday...
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County is still paying Irma-related overtime during COVID crisis

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Editor’s Note: The Board of County Commissioners voted Wednesday afternoon to approve a new emergency pay policy. See KeysWeekly.com for further coverage of the new policy.  Clarification: This...

Keys to reopen June 1

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Monroe County plans to reopen to visitors Monday, June 1 by suspending the checkpoints on U.S. 1 and State Road 905 and allowing lodging establishments to take...

Lawsuit asks judge to lift ‘unconstitutional’ checkpoint

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The checkpoint that since March 27 has limited access to the Florida Keys is facing a legal challenge of its constitutionality and the authority of county officials...

Gyms can reopen, restaurants to 50% capacity beginning Monday

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Gov. Ron DeSantis characterized Florida’s next opening step as a “full phase one” during a Friday press conference in Jacksonville. Effective Monday, May 18, restaurants and retail...

Raschein endorses Islamorada councilman Mooney for state representative

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Florida State Rep. Holly Raschein knows what it takes to represent the unique 120th district, which comprises the Florida Keys and a portion of southern Miami-Dade. Having...

Suspect in stabbings charged with murder

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The 17-year-old accused of fatally stabbing his 14-year-old brother and critically stabbing his father during the early morning hours of May 7 in Islamorada was officially charged...