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CSHS Biology Teacher wins County Teacher of the Year

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Jacob Poelma is changing the game for students in Monroe County. Through critical mentorship, personalized teaching, and innovative technology, the biology teacher is improving how students learn....
#News: Monroe County may process yard waste differently - A screenshot of a cell phone - Product

#News: Monroe County may process yard waste differently

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Monroe County recently put a proposal together for yard waste processing and two companies — Waste Management and Energy 3 — came back with bids and radically...

County talks priorities with state legislators

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Monroe County Administrator Roman Gastesi and legislative affairs director Lisa Tennyson traveled to Tallahassee for the state’s opening sessions last week to discuss the county’s legislative priorities...
#News: Annual “SMART Ride” may cause traffic slow downs - A group of people riding on the back of a bicycle - Road Bike

#News: Annual “SMART Ride” may cause traffic slow downs

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The Annual “SMART Ride” bicycle fundraising event will be taking place this coming weekend. Approximately 450 bike riders will travel southbound from Miami to Key West beginning...

Officials: no sign storm will undergo rapid intensification

It’s going to be a windy weekend. According to the National Hurricane Center, winds from the Tropical Cyclone 9, which could develop into Tropical Storm Isaias, will...
#News: Florida Keys’ Key Lime Pie Truck Rolls Through Canada Region - A group of people standing outside of a food truck - Van

#News: Florida Keys’ Key Lime Pie Truck Rolls Through Canada Region

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More than 3,000 slices of Key lime pie were sampled by Canadians as the Florida Keys Key Lime Food Truck wrapped up a five-day trek on the...

Man charged after posts with nurse shark, fileting goliath grouper

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A 32-year-old man from Callahan, Florida, turned himself in to authorities on Oct. 13 after photos and video allegedly showed him in possession of a nurse shark...
#News: Marathon pays $2.35 million to settle lawsuit - A close up of a tool - Crime

#News: Marathon pays $2.35 million to settle lawsuit

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The City of Marathon has agreed to pay Globetec $2.35 million over a lawsuit filed in 2012 and served by Barrister Support Services Inc relating to the...

BIG BILL: COUNTY ESTIMATES $1.8 BILLION TO RAISE ROADS FOR 2045 SEA LEVEL RISE

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On Nov. 17, the Monroe County Commission took a very hard look at its finances. The timing coincides with the revelation of the $1.8 billion price tag...
#News: Citizens, Realtors attend vacation rental workshop - A close up of a sign - Renting

#News: Citizens, Realtors attend vacation rental workshop

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Vacation rentals are becoming a contentious issue in Marathon. The crowd at the Marathon Fire House station filled the seats for the Wednesday workshop with the Marathon...
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