PILOT PROGRAM EXPIRED: WHAT’S NEXT FOR FOOD TRUCKS IN ISLAMORADA?

An increase in food trucks is creating a buzz within the Islamorada dining scene. A two-year village pilot program that regulated food trucks beginning in March 2020...

FWC ANNOUNCES RULE CHANGES FOR 4 KEYS SPECIES

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At its meeting on May 3 and 4 in Gainesville, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved a number of immediate and potential rule changes...

CORAL SHORES CLASSROOMS LARGELY EMPTY FRIDAY AFTER RUMORS OF PLANNED VIOLENCE

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Escalating rumors of violence between students circulated on social media on Thursday night left the halls of Coral Shores High School largely empty on Friday, May 13. In...

CAPT. BETH REGOLI TAKES COMMAND OF NAVAL AIR STATION KEY WEST

A new captain took the helm Thursday at Naval Air Station Key West. Capt. Beth Regoli relieved Capt. Mark Sohaney as commander of the naval air station...

BREAKING NEWS: WHAT KILLED 51′ SPERM WHALE IN THE FLORIDA KEYS?

A 51-foot sperm whale was the last thing one expected to see on the morning of May 11, laid out in the gravel parking lot of Robbie’s...

BREAKING NEWS: THOMAS ‘TED’ YATES NAMED ISLAMORADA’S NEXT MANAGER

Twinsburg, Ohio Mayor Thomas “Ted” Yates was selected as Islamorada’s next manager during a special call meeting inside Founders Park Community Center on Friday.  Four council members had...

AFFORDABLE HOUSING & PARKING CONSIDERED FOR PROPERTY IN THE HEART OF ISLAMORADA?

The teardown of the former Island Silver & Spice Department store started last week as loads of debris were carried away.  With demolition of the structures at MM...

4 ISLAMORADA MANAGER FINALISTS SET FOR INTERVIEWS THIS FRIDAY

Four finalists descending upon Islamorada will pitch credentials, experience and other qualities that make them best suited for a manager job that’s seen rather high turnover in...

COVID CASES RISING BUT HOSPITALIZATIONS LOW IN THE KEYS

COVID-19 cases are ticking upward in Monroe County, but they aren’t leading to serious illness and the need for hospitalization among the infected. The Florida Health Department report...

6 MIGRANT GROUPS INTERCEPTED IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

A small wooden boat containing a large sail washed ashore in Islamorada on May 2. Onboard the homemade vessel was a group of Cuban migrants who sailed...