KEY WEST, ISLAMORADA AND KEY COLONY TO SHARE CITY MANAGER SERVICES

APRIL FOOLS In a confusing and inspiring move of solidarity mixed with a bit of desperation, three Florida Keys municipalities have launched a new job search for a...

SUEZ CANAL BLOCKAGE PROMPTS TOILET PAPER SHORTAGE — FLORIDA KEYS LIKELY TO BE FIRST...

APRIL FOOLS   Most people are aware that a large cargo ship, stuck in Egypt’s Suez Canal, has been blocking global trade for several weeks. But unbeknownst to most...

Two confirmed to date, with third awaiting confirmation

The number of positive coronavirus cases jumped to two Monday morning. Like the first case, the second is travel-related, according to health officials.  Per the Florida Health Department,...

Governor: Booze and food “to-go” only

On Friday, March 20, Governor Ron DeSantis issued a new order: all restaurants and food establishments must suspend dine-in options throughout the state. This follows the directive...

Florida Keys closing to visitors as of Sunday

By: Mandy Miles, Jim McCarthy and Sara Matthis The Florida Keys and Key West will close all hotels, campgrounds, short-term rentals and other lodging establishments as of Sunday,...
Lower Keys Aerial

THE LATEST – WHAT’S ON AND WHATS OFF

This document is updated as of 9 a.m. on Friday, March 20. It will be constantly updated as the situation unfolds. If you have any additional closures,...

CLOSED 15 Days to Slow the Spread

In accordance with the recommendations made by the President of the United States to reduce gatherings of ten people or more, the City of Key West will...
Monroe County Seal

Monroe County Declares State of Local Emergency, Strongly Urges Cancelation of Large Events

Monroe County and Mayor Heather Carruthers declared a State of Local Emergency at 5 p.m. today due to the rapid acceleration of COVID-19 across the state of...
Ron DeSantis visits Key West

Gov. Ron DeSantis visits Key West

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis spent Thursday morning in Key West, or technically, on Stock Island, where he announced a $36 million grant for the Florida Keys Aqueduct...

Utility lines must move for Islamorada pedestrian bridge project, and it’s going to cost

A project to get pedestrians safely across U.S. 1 in Islamorada is set for construction this May. Concerns are arising, however, over the costs associated with the...

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