SEARCH FOR NEXT CITY MANAGER STARTS WITH THESE 7 KEY WESTERS

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Key West will need a new city manager in July 2023, when Patti McLauchlin retires. The mayor and city commissioners have appointed a search committee to find...

KEY WEST WOMAN CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED MURDER & CHILD ABUSE

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A Key West woman was arrested Aug. 7 by Key West Police on charges of child abuse and attempted first-degree, premeditated murder. The suspect, Amber Pratt, 36,...

KEY WEST VIETNAM VETERAN RECEIVES OVERDUE HONOR

The “wrongs of the past were righted” on Monday morning, when Key West native Alvin Alce received his Purple Heart from the U.S. Army — 53 years...

KEY WEST BALLOT INCLUDES 7 REFERENDUMS

Attention, Key West voters, have you looked at your ballot? Sample ballots are available online at keyselections.org. (Click on “Sample Ballot List” at the top of the...

KEY WEST BECOMES OFFICIAL COAST GUARD CITY

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“This is a big deal.”  That’s what Ron Demes, who coordinated Key West’s recent designation as a Coast Guard City, told city and military officials who helped plan...

NEW USPS STAMPS FEATURE FLORIDA KEYS MARINE LIFE

One certain stand of elkhorn coral and one “smiley” balloonfish from the Florida Keys will be making their way around the country – as part of a...

SPORTS WRAP: FAMILIAR FACES, NEW ROLES FOR FALL HIGH SCHOOL COACHES

By Tracy McDonald As the summer comes to a close, Keys schools are gearing up for a brand-new year and a brand-new season of sports. While we may...

SPENDING IN STATE HOUSE RACE GROWS AS AUGUST PRIMARY APPROACHES

Just weeks remain before registered Republican and Democratic voters select a Florida House candidate to represent their party in the Nov. 8 election. With an Aug. 23...

TEACHER SHORTAGE: 17 TEACHERS & 47 STAFF MEMBERS STILL NEEDED FOR UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR

With the Aug. 10 start date for the school year coming fast, Monroe County officials are scrambling to fill teacher positions, “leaving no leaf unturned.” They are...

CHEF NUNZIO SCORDO BRINGS FRESH TAKE TO 3 PERRY HOTEL RESTAURANTS

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First things first. When chef Nunzio Scordo took the helm as executive chef at The Perry Hotel’s three restaurants, his top priority was to make sure a...