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...
Plastic bag latest topic in ‘Home Rule’ fight - A group of people riding on the back of a bicycle - Road bicycle

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...
Let the fun and money raising begin - A man and a woman standing in front of a cake - Flower

Let the fun and money raising begin

It’s a trophy to long for. It’s a fundraising challenge I’m excited to be participating in again this year. Big Kahuna, here I come.    With its network...
Striking 2020 ads lure various visitors to island chain - A person standing next to a body of water - Loch

Striking 2020 ads lure various visitors to island chain

The Florida Keys were ready for their close-ups this summer and are lookin’ good in the latest captivating collection of print ads designed to draw a diverse...
Susan Bazin has enjoyed her job at Key Largo School and its students for two decades. HOLLY HOUSER/Keys Weekly

Bazin banding students together

Music brings people together. That’s what local musician and Key Largo School (KLS) band director Susan Bazin believes. It’s the reason she has spent most of her life in the industry.  From a young...
A case against New Year’s resolutions - A close up of a piece of paper - New Year's resolution

A case against New Year’s resolutions

A number of factors motivate people to make changes. Maybe you want to start eating better because you’ve learned you have high blood pressure. Or perhaps some...
Ocean Studies moving to Key Largo - A group of people sitting at a table in front of a computer - Private school

Ocean Studies moving to Key Largo

Ocean Studies Charter, an A-rated marine science and Montessori based school, is moving to a new location in Key Largo near MM 100. The school is scheduled...
Keys schools get new fields and facilities - A couple of lawn chairs sitting on top of a grass covered field - Playground

Keys schools get new fields and facilities

The halls of learning in the Florida Keys got some much-needed improvements in 2019, which saw the opening of two brand new campuses at both ends of...
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IN MEMORIAM 2019

Rick Roth 1939-2019 He was kind. He was fair. Over and over, the people who knew former Monroe County Sheriff Rick Roth repeated those two facts about the top...