VILLAGE HEARS ORGANIZER, VENDOR CONCERNS RE: FARMERS MARKETS

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Organizers of two Islamorada farmers markets recently expressed their frustrations to council members over the village not only deeming the events flea markets, but also notifying them...

ISLAMORADA HALTS SANCTIONED EVENTS THROUGH JUNE 1

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Large-scale events and festivals in Islamorada won’t happen any time soon, following the village council’s recent decision to halt the issuance of temporary use permits to early...

Parents frustrated as students not back to school full-time

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K-5 students in Monroe County have been back in the classroom full-time, but those in grades 6-12 continue to attend on an alternating A/B schedule. That has...

Raskob catches 24 fish in Swamp Guides Ball tourney win

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The 31st annual Swamp Guides Ball kicked off Feb. 5 at Angler House Marina, with 152 participants in 62 teams fishing on Feb. 6. The team of...

Upper Keys artist organizes benefit for rescue animals

If you attend the outdoor pop-up art show, Good Vibes, on Saturday and Sunday, March 6 and 7, in Islamorada, you just might be able to sneak...

Upper Keys gathers to celebrate the life of Jimmy McGuirl

A bright, shining meteor. A rock star. A kind soul. A firecracker. A free spirit. A great kid. These words and more were used to describe Jimmy...

Habitat kicks off housing complex on Plantation Key

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Habitat for Humanity of the Upper Keys newest complex, “Keys Heights”, recently broke ground with four new affordable housing units on Plantation Key  scheduled for completion by...

Indian Key boat ramp closed through summer

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The boat ramp at Indian Key Fill, about MM 78.5 along the area known as the Fills, was damaged early in February when a contractor was putting...

Village orders halt to farmers markets, citing health and public safety concerns

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Several events deemed as flea markets by the village of Islamorada were recently told to cease immediately due to an ongoing coronavirus pandemic and no issuance of...

Council set to select consultant to help with management plan

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A management plan will proceed at the Fills — the popular visitor spot in Islamorada —  per an agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation that gave...