Getting up to speed

In its largest project to date, Habitat for Humanity of the Upper Keys is expecting to break ground on a 16-unit affordable housing project within the next...

A BELL FROM HOLLAND

When the charter boats come home at the end of the day, it’s tradition to ring the big brass bell. “I think it’s partly for luck and partly...

LOCAL CHATTER

In November of 2019 the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will begin construction on a permanent elevated pedestrian bridge at the entrance of Founders Park. “The proposed...

FDOT to unveil pedestrian bridge design

State officials will present the design for a pedestrian bridge over U.S.1 at an Islamorada Village Council meeting next week. Vice Mayor Deb Gillis expects a light attendance...

‘Let the Voters Decide’ – Council term limits on November ballot

Islamorada’s village council voted 4-1 to add a referendum vote onto November’s ballot, allowing residents to decide if council members will serve four-year staggered terms starting in...

Local rescues 5 children from capsized boat

A Key Largo man responded quickly to save the lives of 5 children who capsized their vessel in the Florida Bay on June 6. At around noon, John...

EIGHT IS ENOUGH

On Thursday, May 24, eight Island Christian School seniors will receive their diplomas, flip their tassels, and begin the next chapter of their young lives. In honor...

We have a winner

Junior Sophie Williams is crowned the 65th annual Miss Coral Shores. Ten contestants vied for the crown on April 28 at the Coral Shores High School Performance...

The Taco Trinity

¡Andale, Andale, Arriba! It’s almost Cinco de Mayo and the Mexican restaurants of the Upper Keys are prepping their tacos and tequila with much anticipation. No other...

Arrive Hungry

There are few places in the Upper Keys that harken back to “good times” as easily as Robbie’s Marina and the Hungry Tarpon Restaurant. For us Conchs,...