Stanley Switlik Elementary is welcoming students back

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Last week, Kindergarten and first-grade students returned on Tuesday. On Wednesday, it was second and third grades. On Thursday and Friday, respectively, the fourth and fifth-grade students...

Bars in the state can reopen Sept. 14, governor says

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Bars throughout the state of Florida will be able to welcome back patrons next week, per the direction of Gov. Ron DeSantis to the Florida Department of...

Congresswoman announces grant for mental health treatment in Monroe County

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A federal grant is going to support continued mental and substance use disorder treatment, crisis counseling and other supportive care to those in the Keys impacted by...

Four COVID-19 deaths reported in Monroe County in last week

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Three deaths linked to COVID-19 were reported to the Florida Health Department in Monroe County on Sept. 7, and one more on Sept. 9...

Local college, health clinic team up to offer practical nursing skills

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Community Health of South Florida, Inc. (CHI) is proud to announce a new student education  affiliation agreement with The  College of The Florida Keys (CFK)....

Florida Keys restaurants return to regular hours; Bars remain closed by state order

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Florida Keys lawmakers voted Tuesday evening to allow restaurants to resume their normal hours of operation and allow a COVID-related 11 p.m. curfew lapse. The curfew had forced...

Post later taken down says teachers ‘resistant to returning to school’

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A Facebook post by the Monroe County School District was taken down on Wednesday after it went at teachers from two Upper Keys schools for being resistant...

Fishermen’s Community Hospital in Marathon is taking shape

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A group of Fishermen’s Community Hospital nursing and respiratory therapy leaders got a first look inside the new, state-of-the-art hospital being built in Marathon. The...

REEF’s Annual Lionfish Derby Goes Socially-Distant To Defend Reefs

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Lionfish are some of the most iconic invasive species of the Florida Keys. They’re beautiful, they’re venomous and they’re hungry. Luckily for us humans, they’re also fun...

Can Key West recover? COVID losses cripple island city

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Key West businesses are hurting from the COVID-19 pandemic, capacity restrictions and reduced tourism, but most of them aren’t asking for government assistance. They want city hall to...