Utility lines must move for Islamorada pedestrian bridge project, and it’s going to cost

A project to get pedestrians safely across U.S. 1 in Islamorada is set for construction this May. Concerns are arising, however, over the costs associated with the...

A ride to remember

Marine Corps Major and Upper Keys VFW Post 10211 Quartermaster Jason Kendall, along with his wife and Olympic gold medal winner, Marketa, enthusiastically welcomed Wounded Warriors as...
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Plastic bag latest topic in ‘Home Rule’ fight

Weekly “plastic bag protests” are popping up in front of Publix supermarkets all around the state. Ostensibly, they’re about banning plastic grocery bags; a deeper look reveals...
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Marathon Council ponies up $150,000 for Habitat project

The Marathon City Council gave Habitat for Humanity of the Middle Keys $150,000 toward the construction of 11 affordable housing units. The money was the difference the...

City seeks firm for Duval Street improvements

Gerald Ford was president the last time Key West made a concerted effort to upgrade and improve Duval Street. Telephones had cords, airplanes had smoking sections and...

Marathon brings art to the roadside with two projects

Marathon is set to welcome two new art installations: one at Crane Point Museum, and the growth of a new park on the west end of town. Lori...

Interested in serving on council? Step forward

There’s an opening on the Islamorada dais following the recent resignation of Cheryl Meads. Interested village residents now have the opportunity to serve the rest of her...
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Marathon Council scraps mayoral succession resolution

Two years after the Marathon City Council passed a resolution to guide how the next mayor will be selected, the group of five tossed it out after...

MCSO’s Kellenberger promoted; headed to Islamorada patrol division

On Jan. 9, Monroe County Sheriff Rick Ramsay announced the promotion of Sgt. Chuck Kellenberger to the rank of lieutenant.  Kellenberger is to head up the patrol division...

Ralphie Bra/Pub/Poker Walk to take place Jan. 26

The 12th annual Ralphie Bra/Pub/Poker Walk will take place in Key Largo on Sunday, Jan. 26. The 5-mile fundraiser takes place between Sharkey’s Pub & Galley Restaurant...