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...

‘I’ll call today’ – Rubio promises support for FEMA funds, canal cleanup

The process of preparing for another hurricane season while still recovering from the last one was the main focus for local officials during a visit with U.S....

Green Dwellings

Editor’s note: Hurricane Irma claimed about 1,000 mobile homes, the Keys’ previous answer to affordable housing. Many single-family, ground level homes weren’t spared either. With those wiped out,...

County, cities still waiting on FEMA funding

By Sara Matthis & Gabriel Sanchez Across the board, the governmental entities in Monroe County have yet to receive any federal funds associated with Hurricane Irma. In fact,...

Don’t forget to file for hurricane tax relief

By U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo When some in the Lower and Middle Keys lost everything to Hurricane Irma’s 130 miles-per-hour winds and 10-foot storm surge, I knew perhaps the...
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Some are almost done, others are in the middle, but some haven’t begun home repairs after Hurricane Irma. Terri Metter is one of the latter. A Keys...

HOUSING: What’s available as Keys rebuild

Hurricane Irma claimed about 1,000 mobile homes, the Keys’ previous answer to affordable housing. Many single-family, ground level homes weren’t spared either. With those wiped out, the...

Katrina Cottages now a Keys thing

The first three Florida “Keys Cottages” are set to break ground at the end of the month in one of the hardest hit areas in Big Pine...

Grandfather dock – Village to discuss registration

As residents of the Village of Islamorada continue their post-Hurricane Irma recovery, the village’s planning department must tackle how to issue permits for non-conforming docks built before...