Key West City Commission Debates Landfill

Commissioner Sam Kaufman thinks it’s time to finally do something about Mt. Trashmore, and all the commissioners agreed at Tuesday’s commission meeting. It’s not the first battle...

Moving right along – Canal cleanup ahead of schedule; more added to list

In the last six weeks, Hurricane Irma marine debris removal throughout the Keys has been ahead of schedule – so ahead of schedule that another 41 canals...

AN AMAZING ‘SLIDE SHOW’

With more storms brewing in the Atlantic, the last thing locals want or need is an exhaustive account of last year’s natural disaster. With that in mind,...

Canal cleanup begins in all areas

By the time Monroe County canals are cleared of storm debris, it will have been more than a year and a half since Hurricane Irma’s roar on...

Good news: Lower water temperatures

By Charles Fulco It’s officially hurricane season in the Keys again, but Irma-weary residents will be glad to know the current forecast calls for much-reduced activity in the...

3 zeros, one payment – Reimbursement dollars “on the way” to Keys

Although it’s been slow moving and Keys municipalities have had to use their own funds to pay for Hurricane Irma recovery, reimbursement money from the Federal Emergency...

FAQ about the ‘yellow ticket’ – What to know about new hurricane re-entry rules

Getting a community back up and running after a natural disaster is no easy task, and for that reason, businesses and residents vital to the recovery process...

House Hunting? The market vs. Irma.

The Florida Keys real estate market has momentum after Hurricane Irma.  “Everyone thought we were going to have a ton of distressed properties,” said David Grego, president of...

Re-entry revamp – BOCC: Post-Irma rules were ‘ineffective’

County Commissioners agree that the process of allowing people back into the Keys after a hurricane needs a revamp. On April 19, the Board of County Commissioners and...

Canal cleanup closer Deck – Money for work inches closer to Monroe

Good things come to those who wait, and when it comes to the condition of canals throughout Monroe County post-Hurricane Irma, a bit of good news arrived...