FLORIDA’S NEW ABORTION LAW PROMPTS LEGAL BATTLES

Few things in Florida are ever clear-cut, black-and-white, yes-no decisions, and the state’s new, tighter abortion restrictions are no different. Until July 1, the Sunshine State had allowed...

SCHOOL BOARD TACKLES POLICY CHANGES AFTER PARENTAL RIGHTS BILL

A first reading of district policy revisions following the passage of the Parental Rights in Education bill consumed the largest portion of the Monroe County School Board’s...
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ELECTRIC COMPANIES URGE TO CHECK YOUR TREES & STAY AWAY FROM DOWNED WIRES DURING...

While preparing for every unexpected storm can be difficult, there are actions residents can take prior to a severe storm. Power companies in the Florida Keys are...

KEY COLONY BEACH SECURES $2.6M FOR STORMWATER MANAGEMENT

Thanks to an appropriation in the state’s 2022-2023 budget, the city of Key Colony Beach will continue to move toward a complete stormwater treatment system later this...

OXITEC’S GENETICALLY MODIFIED MOSQUITO RELEASE ENTERS NEW PHASE IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

Another round of genetically modified mosquitoes will be released in the Florida Keys.  Oxitec and Florida Key Mosquito Control District announced a new phase of the project (“Pilot...

MASSIVE 7-DAY ROTARY PARK BUILD CONCLUDES

More than 400 volunteers donated 1,600 hours over seven days to rebuild Marathon Rotary Park last week. The job site was crawling with men and women, both...

IT TAKES A CITY: MARATHON ROTARY PARK REBUILD NEEDS MORE VOLUNTEERS

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The rebuild of Marathon’s Rotary Park is off to a solid start, but more hands are always needed. The seven-day build kicked off on June 20, bringing to...

SPECIAL-NEEDS REGISTRY LOOKS AFTER MOST VULNERABLE DURING TIMES OF A HURRICANE EVACUATION – OFFICIAL...

Special-needs registry looks after most vulnerable To meet the special needs of residents with physical and mental challenges during evacuations and sheltering, Florida law requires each local emergency...

GET YOUR REENTRY STICKERS NOW – OFFICIAL FLORIDA KEYS HURRICANE GUIDE

When the Florida Keys are in the cone of a major hurricane, the last thing anyone wants to do is worry about the reentry decal system for...

THE LIST OF HURRICANE NAMES THIS SEASON – OFFICIAL FLORIDA KEYS HURRICANE GUIDE

Forecasters worldwide utilize short, distinctive names to describe tropical storms and hurricanes. The National Hurricane Center says the practice of naming storms is especially important when exchanging...