Bringing awareness to cigarette littering

In an effort to keep Islamorada clean, village officials are looking to raise awareness of cigarette butt littering. While receptacles are in place for disposal, not everyone uses...

Social services, meal site moving

Following neighborhood concerns, services provided by Monroe County out of Pearl House of Worship in Islamorada are heading north to Key Largo. The Board of County Commissioners during...

Canal cleanup moving along

Canal debris removal in Islamorada hit completion last December. With 20 canals cleared of large amounts of hurricane debris, village officials are now working to get federal...

Islamorada Allocates for Affordable Housing

Aside from the state’s 300 allocations, only 36 units are left designated for affordable housing in the village of Islamorada. Mark Gregg, Achievable Housing Citizens' Advisory Committee member,...

Freebee: The Environmental Shuttle that Might Change Transportation in the Keys

By Charles Fulco Lately you may have noticed brightly colored vans shuttling passengers up and down Overseas Highway in Islamorada. Freebee Inc. is a no-charge, environmentally friendly shuttle...

Island Christian School Fights to Survive

Dropping enrollment numbers have Island Christian School’s viability in jeopardy, but a last-minute effort is underway to keep the facility open and running past the 2018-19 school...

Capt. Steve Friedman seeks water district seat

Per the request of Gov. Ron DeSantis, the South Florida Water Management District is close to a clean slate, with more resignations coming in the last week....

Four vie for title of “Big Kahuna”

Fundraising efforts are underway as four contestants vie for the ultimate prize of a heavy Big Kahuna trophy. It’s all for a good cause, as funds raised...

Village discusses creation of business district

With shops, galleries and businesses, activity around Morada Way is flowing. There’s a need, however, for infrastructure improvements, according to village officials. As for the Morada Way Arts...

ALLIGATOR LIGHTHOUSE – Community treasure needs saving

Nothing’s going to be cheap about the work that “Lighthouse Larry” Herlth says is needed to restore and maintain an Islamorada treasure in Alligator Reef Lighthouse.  Herlth, an...