#News: Toy drive for needy kids coming to an end - A group of people standing next to a bicycle - Mountain bike

#News: Toy drive for needy kids coming to an end

This is the second year that the major players have banded together to make sure that every needy kid in the Florida Keys will receive one special...

No changes coming to county mask ordinance

Monroe County commissioners made no changes to an ordinance that remains in place regarding the wearing of masks when people can’t social distance or when they’re inside...
Governor appoints Cates to County Commission — Former Key West mayor to finish Kolhage’s term - A man smiling for the camera - Key West Citizen

Governor appoints Cates to County Commission

Craig Cates no longer has to mount an election campaign for his County Commission run. Governor Ron DeSantis called Cates Tuesday morning and, after a brief conversation,  appointed...


Remember the “temporary” traffic light at U.S. 1 and College Road North that was installed during the Cow Key Bridge construction? It’s coming back — permanently. Sheriff Rick...
A tree next to a body of water - Key Largo

Co-existing with the crocodile

Just recently, officials removed an 11-foot crocodile from Key Largo. And last week, Marathon resident Jim Tashijan called The Weekly to report seeing two different crocodiles in...

Key West police release armed robbery report

The July 18 police shooting of a suspected armed robber who fired first at deputies following a car chase to Big Coppitt Key started in front of...
A conversation with Dr. Aydin Atilla, ER Director at LKMC - A man sitting in a chair - Lower Keys Medical Center

A conversation with Dr. Aydin Atilla, ER Director at LKMC

Key West doctor defends health care at Lower Keys Medical Last month, at a contentious district hospital board meeting, Dr. Aydin Atilla, medical director of the Lower Keys...

Friends to kiteboard from Key Largo to Key West to support mental health

Keys resident Scott Gerke isn’t afraid to discuss what he calls a “sh*t storm of a summer” last year. Spiraling into a dark hole of his own,...

Two Charged with Child Neglect

Two Big Pine Key residents were arrested Wednesday evening, charged with child neglect. Dispatchers received a report of a reckless driver. The caller said the male driver was...
BUILDING, SUPPORTING AND EXCELING IN 2019 - A group of coral - Coral reef

CRF, Mote kick up restoration efforts in 2019

Sometimes, the news from the reef can feel heavy and hopeless. Between record coral bleaching, overuse of ocean resources, toxic runoff, and now a mystery coral disease,...