HISTORIC KEY WEST FORT-TURNED-MUSEUM GETS NEW EVENT LAWN

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“What’s going on with the construction next to the airport?”  People keep asking the question as they collect friends and relatives from Key West International Airport, or pass...

U.S. Army Special Forces join Sanctuary and Coast Guard to Clean up Waters

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Last week, U.S. Army Green Berets joined the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and the U.S. Coast Guard in a first-ever, joint underwater cleanup in the waters...

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A BOAT IS ABANDONED? FWC STEPS IN TO INVESTIGATE

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Two boats blown ashore near the gulfside of 7 Mile Bridge are examples of what the Florida Wildlife Commission calls “derelict vessel.” The two boats blew onshore about...

KEY WEST LOSES CITY MANAGER GREG VELIZ TO WATER UTILITY

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Key West City Manager Greg Veliz on Friday agreed to accept the deputy director job with the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority. He told the Keys Weekly he would...

LET’S ROLL — BOCCE IS BACK IN KEY WEST

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Masked men hefted coolers from car trunks and called insulting greetings across the parking lot the way guys do.  With rosters finalized and last-minute calls made to missing...

MARATHON HONORS FALLEN, WOUNDED VETERANS WITH NEW DESIGNATION

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Marathon is now a Purple Heart City. That’s a designation that honors and remembers military personnel wounded or killed in combat with hostile forces. Signs have been...

HOUSE CALLS: CONCIERGE DOCTOR STARTS PRACTICE IN MIDDLE KEYS

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He’s a concierge doctor. Most think that means a fancy doctor with an exclusive clientele. But Dr. Greg Keifer understands and practices it differently.  “I call it ‘direct...

KEY WEST MAY CONSIDER UPGRADES TO ITS MAIN ENTRANCE

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If Duval Street is at the heart of Key West’s tourism economy, North Roosevelt Boulevard is the artery that carries the island’s lifeblood to it. At least one...

KEY WEST CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HIRES NEW EXEC

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The board of directors of the Greater Key West Chamber of Commerce announced on March 3 that Robert Goltz had been selected as the chamber’s new executive...

Science and art celebrated with new “Mother Earth” sculpture at Mote Marine Laboratory

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On Thursday, March 4 at 5 p.m., Mote and the Florida Keys Council of the Arts will host a free, virtual event to unveil a mother nature-inspired...