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NEW CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL COMING TO KEY WEST IN AUGUST 2023

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Students in Key West, the Lower Keys and perhaps farther north will have a new option when it comes to high schools in August 2023. Not only is...

POWERBOATS ARE COMING BACK TO MARATHON IN 2023

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For the first time since 2016, powerboat racing is set to return to Marathon in 2023. The announcement comes courtesy of a June 21 press release from Race...

INDEPENDENCE DAY FESTIVITIES IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

Local parades, beach parties and on-the-water fun topped off by fireworks displays will highlight Independence Day celebrations throughout the Florida Keys.  Key West The Key Lime Festival features culinary...

LOCAL NFL PLAYER MEKHI SARGENT GIVES BACK TO KEY WEST

NFL running back Mekhi Sargent was a Key West Conch before he became a Jacksonville Jaguar, and he hasn’t forgotten his roots.  Sargent faced some pint-sized defenders Friday...

HABITAT’S HOMEBUYER PROGRAM & ESSLINGER HEIGHTS TOUR SET FOR JUNE 28

Habitat for Humanity of the Upper Keys (HFHUK) will celebrate National Homeownership Month  on Tuesday, June 28 with an information session from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m....

TROLLEY & POWER LINE USHER IN NEW ERA FOR HISTORIC PIGEON KEY

After years without its main avenue of access during the renovation of the Old Seven Mile Bridge, it would be easy for the staff at Pigeon Key...

COAST GUARD TALL SHIP EAGLE VISITS KEY WEST

There's a cool-looking ship at Mallory Square today through Sunday and will be open for tours this weekend. No, it's not a cruise ship. The U.S. Coast Guard...

FANTASY FEST: KING & QUEEN CAMPAIGN QUESTIONS ANSWERED

This will be the last year that AH Monroe coordinates, and benefits from, the Royal Campaign for King & Queen of Fantasy Fest. Following this year’s coronation...

EXCLUSIVE Q&A: POWER BILLS JUMP 30% IN KEY WEST & LOWER KEYS

Keys Energy Services, the Lower Keys’ electric utility, on Wednesday announced a sudden 30% spike in June power bills due to the skyrocketing cost of natural gas....

KEYS CANDIDATES OFF TO THE RACES 

The new season of “Keys Politics'' premiered Friday in real life. Its first episode drew an enthusiastic — and bipartisan — audience to Hometown’s Meet the Candidates...