Results will determine which flood/sea level projects to prioritize - United States Army Corps of Engineers

Results will determine which flood/sea level projects to prioritize

There might be a new tool in the county’s toolbox against sea-level rise. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is finishing a three-year study to produce a...
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Marathon city agenda includes food trucks and mayoral succession

Three Marathon City Council members have added items to the agenda for the next meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 5:30 p.m. at city hall. Mayor Steve...
Airport master plan anticipates more plans, passengers - A group of people standing in front of a building - Key West International Airport

Airport master plan anticipates more plans, passengers

New arrivals landing at Key West International Airport inevitably smile as they exit the aircraft and step, not into a portable jetway corridor, but directly onto the...
Listen to fiddler prodigy Connor Civatte at weekend’s Celtic Festival - A man standing next to a body of water - Fjord

Listen to fiddler prodigy Connor Civatte at weekend’s Celtic Festival

Connor Civatte, 19, started learning to play the violin in kindergarten. But the country was almost robbed of one of the most talented fiddlers by something called...
Nunez, Flores preparing for another busy year - Jeanette Núñez, Casey DeSantis posing for the camera - Public Relations

Nunez, Flores preparing for another busy year

Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nunez and the administration of Ron DeSantis prepare for what they hope is another productive and successful session in Tallahassee. For state Sen. Anitere...
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County prioritizes climate adaptation for new buildings

Climate change, sea level rise, and the future of the Keys were hot button topics at the last BOCC meeting of the year. The recent Southeast Florida...
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1,300 building permits hang in the balance

If push came to shove during a hurricane, could we all get out on time? What if there were more people to evacuate? That was the initial...
Recycling after the Holidays - A drawing of a tree - Recycling

Recycling after the Holidays

The mistletoe’s hung, the cookies are baked, and tree is lit. And underneath that tree? Lots of new stuff. Wrapped up in lots of other stuff.  The tradition...
Judge overturns judge – Defense can’t use victim’s dating history - A woman standing in front of a bus - Emma Barton

Judge overturns judge – Defense can’t use victim’s dating history

The alleged victim in an ongoing domestic violence case need not submit a list of her past dating partners to Monroe County Judge Peary Fowler. Such was the...
RISING TO THE OCCASION - A group of people in a room - Community

RISING TO THE OCCASION

Freedom.  That’s the word resident Bill Marlow used after the murky waters finally subsided on Nov. 26. It all began as a king tide rolled in months earlier,...