Getting up to speed

In its largest project to date, Habitat for Humanity of the Upper Keys is expecting to break ground on a 16-unit affordable housing project within the next...

Clinic expands territory

“On the first day we open, we want to have a full day of appointments,” said Kate Banick, executive director of the Good Health Clinic. The clinic has...

A BELL FROM HOLLAND

When the charter boats come home at the end of the day, it’s tradition to ring the big brass bell. “I think it’s partly for luck and partly...

BOCC GIVES SHELTER ANOTHER YEAR

Conversations over a project to build employee housing for Monroe County Sheriff’s Office staff near headquarters on Stock Island were heated Wednesday at the Board of County...

Taxing district approved

Public speakers came out in droves Wednesday to tell county commissioners they want a referendum in the Middle Keys’ new hospital taxing district, but they will not...

BOCC meets Wednesday – Canals, housing on agenda

Affordable housing and Keys-wide canal cleanup top the agenda ahead of Wednesday’s Board of County Commissioners meeting in Marathon.  The county has received a grant award of $49.2...

ANOTHER PARK? – Council makes offer on Quay property

The Quay property next to the Island Fish Co. in Marathon could soon be under the ownership of the City of Marathon.  After hearing from City Manager Chuck...

LOCAL CHATTER

In November of 2019 the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will begin construction on a permanent elevated pedestrian bridge at the entrance of Founders Park. “The proposed...

FDOT to unveil pedestrian bridge design

State officials will present the design for a pedestrian bridge over U.S.1 at an Islamorada Village Council meeting next week. Vice Mayor Deb Gillis expects a light attendance...

Come visit – Pigeon Key is open for business

Stepping onto Pigeon Key is like taking a step back in time. The island’s structures survive as reminders of Henry Flagler’s incredible vision to link Miami to...