MORE HELP ON THE WAY – Conch Republic Navy sends relief to Bahamas - A group of people in a boat on a body of water - Sailboat

MORE HELP ON THE WAY – Conch Republic Navy sends relief to Bahamas

The morning of Oct. 6 brought another wave of Hurricane Dorian relief deploying from the lower Florida Keys to the Bahamas. Volunteers on a Stock Island dock loaded...
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Marathon (to the) Rescue – Firefighters donate a day in Bahamas

This past week, three Marathon Fire Rescue firefighters traveled to Freeport, Grand Bahamas to install tarps on homes damaged by Hurricane Dorian early last month.  Marathon’s Jesse Fossum,...
An Account from the Ground – What is left behind after Dorian - A group of people sitting at a dock - House

An Account from the Ground – What is left behind after Dorian

By Paul Menta As told to Sarah Thomas  Editor’s Note: Paul Menta returned to Key West on Monday, Sept. 16  from his relief trip to the Bahamas with Robert...

Keys Weekly photographer documents Bahamas plight

On Sept. 10, locals from the Florida Keys and the mainland made an over-and-back trip aboard a ferry from Fort Lauderdale to Freeport in the Bahamas. The...

Keys residents gathering supplies, funds for Bahamas

“As soon as the seas calm down.” Keys locals who are collecting emergency supplies for the citizens of the Bahamas plan to make the crossing just as...

HELP IS ON THE WAY – Keys collect for Bahamians

“As soon as the seas calm down.” Keys locals who are collecting emergency supplies for the citizens of the Bahamas plan to make the crossing just as...

Hurricane Dorian update for Florida Keys

Monroe out of “The Cone” Hurricane Dorian shifts north, no longer immediate threat to the Keys 9 a.m. ET: John Rizzo from NOAA reported: “The forecast track of Category...

Locals practice drills with approach of Hurricane Dorian

“We’ve started what we call the battle rhythm,” said Martin Senterfitt, Monroe County’s director of Emergency Management. “It’s like a timeline that we began when the storm...

Preparing And Protecting Kids During Hurricane Season

Yes, it’s that time of year again. Actually, it’s been that time of year for a few weeks. But a few of us may have been a...

Anne’s Beach reopens following damage sustained from Irma

A popular beach damaged by Hurricane Irma is rebuilt, reinvigorated and ready to welcome the public back.  On Friday, Aug. 23, at 11 a.m., a ribbon will be...