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...

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...

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...

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...

VILLAGE HEARS ORGANIZER, VENDOR CONCERNS RE: FARMERS MARKETS

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Organizers of two Islamorada farmers markets recently expressed their frustrations to council members over the village not only deeming the events flea markets, but also notifying them...

Parents frustrated as students not back to school full-time

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K-5 students in Monroe County have been back in the classroom full-time, but those in grades 6-12 continue to attend on an alternating A/B schedule. That has...

Raskob catches 24 fish in Swamp Guides Ball tourney win

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The 31st annual Swamp Guides Ball kicked off Feb. 5 at Angler House Marina, with 152 participants in 62 teams fishing on Feb. 6. The team of...

KEYS WEEKLY SALUTES OUR LOCAL SERVICE MEMBERS

We at Keys Weekly want to honor the men and women serving in our local military installations. With help and advice from our community members in the...

KEY WEST POLICE CHIEF HONORS 4 EMPLOYEES FOR A DECADE OF SERVICE

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During an awards ceremony on Feb. 19 at the Doubletree Grand Key Resort, Key West Police Chief Sean Brandenburg honored four members of the department for their...

Upper Keys artist organizes benefit for rescue animals

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If you attend the outdoor pop-up art show, Good Vibes, on Saturday and Sunday, March 6 and 7, in Islamorada, you just might be able to sneak...