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MARATHON & STATE SIGN NEW PERMITS AGREEMENT

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The city of Marathon and the state of Florida have approved and signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that became effective on May 11. It delineates...

KEYS SCHOOL OFFICIALS SEEK WAYS TO ATTRACT & RETAIN TEACHERS

A strategic plan is in the works for the Monroe County School District. Recruiting and retaining a workforce, as well as maintaining a safe environment on school...

COUNTY OFFICIALS TO CONSIDER PROPERTY SWAPS & WELCOME COMMISSIONER JIM SCHOLL

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Monroe County and the city of Key West soon could be trading some spaces. When county commissioners meet on Wednesday, May 18 in Key West, they’ll discuss a...

CONTRACTORS SEEK ANSWERS AS MARATHON PERMITS AGREEMENT NEARS FINISH LINE

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Contractors were notably present in Marathon City Hall for the city council’s May 10 meeting, eager for an update on the progress made by the city in...

IN PICTURES: COUNTY COMMISSIONER MICHELLE COLDIRON HOSTS CAMPAIGN KICKOFF PARTY

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Campaign season officially began on April 28 for County Commissioner Michelle Coldiron, who hosted a kickoff party that drew dozens of supporters to Boondocks Grille and Drafthouse....

KEY WEST MAYOR’S RACE: MARGARET ROMERO FILES TO RUN AGAINST INCUMBENT TERI JOHNSTON

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The bun will run. Former Key West city commissioner Margaret Romero, known for her trademark hairstyle, filed paperwork on May 4 to officially enter the Key West mayor’s...

GOVERNOR APPOINTS JIM SCHOLL TO COUNTY COMMISSION

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“I’ve always said I don’t run for office; I run from office,” the Florida Keys’ newest county commissioner told the Keys Weekly on May 2.  Jim Scholl, former...

IN PICTURES: COMMISSIONER COLDIRON KICKS OFF REELECTION CAMPAIGN

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Key West attorney and business owner Michael Halpern hosted an informal, April 21 campaign gathering for County Commissioner Michelle Coldiron, who represents District 2, at his home...

MARATHON COUNCIL APPROVES NEW PERMITTING AGREEMENT WITH STATE

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In a surprisingly short meeting lasting barely an hour and a half, several of the most impactful items for Marathon citizens consumed mere minutes of discussion or...

PARENTS SUPPORT CONTROVERSIAL PARENTAL RIGHTS BILLS AT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

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Seven Florida Keys parents on April 12 put the county school board and administration on notice that they will be monitoring the school district’s implementation of two...