Governor Scott, Senator Rubio, Congressman Curbelo hold roundtable

“The Keys got hit,” said Governor Rick Scott on Friday afternoon from the Emergency Operations Center in Marathon. “I flew over the Keys on Tuesday, but it’s...

Agencies update situations in the aftermath of Irma – Weekly staff report

Here is an update from several Keys entities about their services and situations after Hurricane Irma. Most also are updating social media regularly: Florida Keys Electric Cooperative: Power...

FRIDAY, SEPT 15 – DAY 5 10 a.m.

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam will be in Marathon today, visiting the Monroe County Emergency Operations Center. He will be met with positive news about...

CITY OF MARATHON UPDATE: SEPT 14 @ NOON

Marathon City Manager Chuck Lindsey spoke live on Facebook at 11:30 a.m. this morning from The Weekly Newspaper and Florida Keys News (Keynoter) pages. Here is a summary...

Key West, along with Middle and Lower Keys, still closed to residents

Most of the Keys remain closed to residents, Monroe County officials said Wednesday. “It's just too dangerous,” said Monroe County administrator Roman Gastesi during a conference call this...

RESTORATION PROCESS IS SPEEDY; ENTRY FOR CITIZENS STILL RESTRICTED

Monroe County Administrator Roman Gastesi said he is incredulous and ecstatic that the Keys have been able to move so quickly to restore service in the Florida...

MIDDLE & LOWER KEYS: DON’T ATTEMPT RE-ENTRY

Keys officials are adamant that residents from the Middle and Lower Keys not attempt re-entry. Although Upper Keys residents and business owners with the yellow sticker are...

MARATHON CITY MANAGER: ‘WE CAN RECOVER’ Marathon took a ‘substantial hit,’ but it will...

Teams from the City of Marathon spent many hours “cutting their way in” after leaving the Emergency Management Operation in Ocean Reef where they sheltered during Hurricane...

CURFEW IN EFFECT – EMERGENCY PERSONEL ENTERING KEYS

• Monroe County residents who are still in the Keys are under curfew from sunset to sunrise. There have been a handful of accounts of looting. Extra...

MONROE COUNTY TO OPEN RE-ENTRY INTO KEYS FOR UPPER KEYS RESIDENTS & BUSINESS OWNERS

Monroe County will open re-entry into the Keys for residents and business owners in Key Largo, Tavernier and Islamorada at 7 a.m. Tuesday. Entry requires a yellow re-entry...