SALVATION ARMY WRAPS UP IRMA WORK IN THE FLORIDA KEYS: $2 MILLION SPENT

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When the Salvation Army opened an office on Big Pine Key after Hurricane Irma, staff hung a banner advertising its presence. “We...

AUTUMN FALLS ON KEY WEST: Pumpkin patch and mask-querade plans

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Daytime temps in Key West felt like 93 degrees this week, but fall officially descended on Seminary Street, where the MARC Pumpkin Patch opened Sept....

FORMER KEY WEST MAN ARRESTED FOR THREATENING SCHOOL SHOOTING AT UNIV. OF WEST FLORIDA

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A former Key West High School student was arrested this week in Santa Rosa County, in the Florida Panhandle, for allegedly threatening a mass shooting at University...

Snorkeler airlifted Sunday after shark bite off Marathon

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A 30-year-old Atlanta, Georgia man was airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center in Miami Sunday morning after he was bitten in the shoulder by a shark at Sombrero...

Private company helps Key West food pantry

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The SOS Foundation food pantry provides food to thousands of Keys residents every week, storing hundreds of pallets of nonperishable items in a Rockland Key warehouse. "There are...

Voting starts Friday for Keys Weekly’s people’s choice awards

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Making the decision to hold the seventh annual Bubbas (Key West People’s Choice Awards) was no easy task. Amid a pandemic and every other dagger 2020 has...

Bars in the state can reopen Sept. 14, governor says

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Bars throughout the state of Florida will be able to welcome back patrons next week, per the direction of Gov. Ron DeSantis to the Florida Department of...

3 Years after Irma, United Way reflects on aid and recovery

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Sept. 10 is a date that will always be remembered in the Keys, and this year marks three long years since Hurricane Irma devastated portions of our...

Four COVID-19 deaths reported in Monroe County in last week

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Three deaths linked to COVID-19 were reported to the Florida Health Department in Monroe County on Sept. 7, and one more on Sept. 9...

Florida Keys restaurants return to regular hours; Bars remain closed by state order

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Florida Keys lawmakers voted Tuesday evening to allow restaurants to resume their normal hours of operation and allow a COVID-related 11 p.m. curfew lapse. The curfew had forced...