STATE OF THE CITIES

KEY WEST As of April 8, the City of Key West had no plans to lay off or furlough any city employees, City Manager Greg Veliz told Keys...

Local restaurants team up for free lunches throughout the Keys

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On Saturday, Islamorada Mayor Mike Forster, owner of Mangrove Mike’s, teamed up with Brutus Seafood and Sweet Savannahs to hand out free meals to the community in...

Free food at Brutus on Saturday

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Islamorada Mayor Mike Forster and owner of Mangrove Mikes has provided a hot lunch for 5,000 people since March 20. So far, the drive-through spots have been...

Publix confirms coronavirus-positive employee in Marathon

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The Florida-based Publix grocery store confirmed late on April 2 that a Marathon store associate tested positive for COVID-19. It is the first and only case in...

CHI tests another 20 in Marathon

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The Community Health Inc. clinic created its own drive through spot behind its facility at 2805 Overseas Highway in Marathon on Saturday, March 28. About 60 Monroe...

Virtual support platform delivers supplies, meets needs and helps locals

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Community. Reaching out. Locals helping locals. These were the things on Stephanie Stevens’ mind when she launched the Florida Keys Request Line Facebook group earlier this week.  “From...

Key Colony Beach sends ‘snowbirds’ home

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Anyone renting for less than six months must leave Key Colony Beach (KCB) by noon on Tuesday, March 23. The council of the small Middle Keys community...

KCB’s New City Hall

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Key Colony Beach (KCB) is preparing for the future with new hires and a new city hall. Keys Weekly has an exclusive look at the latest design...
Brian Shea of the City of Marathon mans the table at Sombrero Beach to collect ideas for redeveloping the former Quay property, now a city park. More sessions are scheduled. SARA MATTHIS/Keys Weekly

Marathon is soliciting new ideas for city park

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The ideas are trickling in: a sensory play park for children, a passive park with a man-made beach and restored lighthouses, an area for food truck concessions...

KCB Laying the foundation for the future

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The City of Key Colony Beach (KCB) is laying its foundation for the future — literally. The city commission discussed at length whether to repair or replace...