ANOTHER RUMOR OF VIOLENCE REPORTED AT CORAL SHORES HIGH SCHOOL

Rumors are again circulating at Coral Shores High School regarding a threat of violence.It’s the second such threat that students say are being rumored on social media...

MILES TO GO: I WAS WRONG; LEAD THE WAY

I was skeptical at first, cynical even. Forced fraternization with 15 strangers? Impossibly enthusiastic facilitators? Tedious team-building exercises? Not really my thing.  This program, this Leadership Monroe County thing,...

MARATHON’S RACHEL BOWMAN IS STILL THE QUEEN OF THE LION(FISH)

Marathon’s own lionfish hunting savant Rachel Bowman took her talents to Destin, Florida on May 14 and 15 for the Emerald Coast Open Lionfish Tournament, a yearly...

COUNTY STILL CONSIDERING PROPERTY SWAPS & SWEARS IN NEW COMMISSIONER

The county commission meeting on May 18 saw more discussions than decisions about potential property swaps between Monroe County and the city of Key West. But commissioners...

KEY WEST BRIEFS: HOUSING, HURRICANES, ARTS & MORE

Community partnerships help homeowners Habitat for Humanity’s Neighbors Helping Neighbors program partners Habitat’s construction staff with Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies, who volunteer to make repairs to Lower Keys...

TAKE ME HOME: ADORABLE FACES ARE WAITING AT THE FKSPCA

Dating in the Keys can be a drag, but thankfully there are plenty of animals waiting for their perfect adoption “match” at the Florida Keys SPCA. Keys...

MARATHON FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY HOSTS FIRST BOOK SALE

About one year ago, the Monroe County BOCC approved a memorandum of understanding with the Marathon Friends of the Library (MFOL). The MFOL’s mission is to raise...

IN PICTURES: KEY WEST REALTORS FISH FOR CHARITY

The Key West Association of Realtors this year traded the golf clubs for fishing rods, and sponsored its inaugural sailfish tournament April 27 and 28. The event raised...

KEY WEST HOLDS ‘BANS OFF OUR BODIES’ PROTEST

On May 14, groups in hundreds of U.S. cities held Bans Off Our Bodies demonstrations to protest the potential end of the 49-year legal precedent that protected...

KEY WEST GRADS COLLECT DIPLOMAS ON JET SKIS

Most high school graduates don’t wear life jackets with their cap and gown. But then, most high school graduates don’t ride jet skis to collect their diplomas.  Somerset Island...