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Fantasy Fest’s Outrageous Parade Highlights Key West Festival

KEY WEST, Florida Keys — The Fantasy Fest costuming and masking festival ends today (Sunday, Oct. 30) in Key West with an open-air carnival for kids and...
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Keys Stars Shine in Class of 2011

The final days of high school for the Class of 2011 are quickly coming to a close this week as seniors across the county finish exams and prepare for their graduation ceremonies. From future doctors and researchers to military officers and acclaimed athletes, here is a sampling of 2011’s outstanding Monroe County graduates.
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The Crustacean Carnival

Lobster Mini Season this Wednesday & Thursday   Recreational and commercial harvest seasons for spiny lobster in Florida are set to reopen soon. The special two-day spiny lobster sport...
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Reward Grows for Speared Turtle

The total reward is now $10,750, plus three free dives, three free fishing trips and eight hours of free welding and fabrication!   On August 9, Save-A-Turtle of the...
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Leadership Monroe recognized by County Commission

Organization celebrates 20th Anniversary At this past Wednesday’s County Commission meeting, Mayor Heather Carruthers (Class XI), and her fellow commissioners congratulated Leadership Monroe County on its twentieth anniversary...
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Picture Perfect on Pigeon Key

by Jason Koler Eddie Bauer’s catalogue will be out….soon; and when it does Florida Keys residents will recognize the unmistakable scenery when deciding whether to order the Boundary...
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Stoned Swimmer in the Slammer

Deputy struggles to keep man from drowning himself Long Key – A Monroe County Sheriff's deputy was injured Saturday night as he struggled to keep a Miami man...
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Sheriff’s Colonel receives top award

American Legion names Rick Ramsay Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Sheriff’s Colonel Rick Ramsay traveled to Orlando this past weekend to accept an award from the American...
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Key Largo Food & Wine Festival: Schedule of Events

    Key Largo Food & Wine Festival: Schedule of Events   Friday, July 29 4-7pm at Tradewinds Liquors TGIF Happy Hour Festival Kick-off & Wine Tasting 10% discount on featured wines throughout festival.   7pm at...
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Print This Story on Recycled Paper

Everything you need to know about garbage and recycling in the Keys By Jason Koler An average family of four produces approximately three tons of solid waste each year. “Big...