Village Council Takes a Step Towards Pedestrian Bridge

For a moment, it seemed like Islamorada Village Council members might scrap plans for a pedestrian bridge at Founders Park and go with a less expensive alternative. Ideas...

Returning the Favor: Local Rotary Clubs Assist Old Friends After Florence

Five days after Hurricane Irma rolled over the Lower and Middle Keys, a semi-truck overloaded with relief supplies was trailered to the Keys by seven members of...

Islamorada hires planning trio, including new director

“Don’t screw it up,” joked Islamorada’s interim Planning Director Joe Corradino, who was literally on his way out the door Friday and held it open for the...

Coral Shores Hurricanes look for third straight win

By Scott McDonald  A small group of Coral Shores varsity football players gathered in a classroom Tuesday afternoon to await instruction from their head coach. Before coach Alphonso...

Matecumbe Historical Trust inherits landmark

On Aug. 22, at 1:30 p.m., the Islamorada Chamber of Commerce transferred the Keys of ownership to the red Caboose to the Matecumbe Historical Trust, which officially...

FKCC buys plot for Upper Keys campus

On the morning of Aug. 21, the Florida Keys Community College solidified its pledge to bring a campus to the Upper Keys by purchasing commercial property at...

Islamorada council tables ban

After voting on July 19 to ban plastic straws and stirrers in Islamorada via an ordinance, the Village Council decided Aug. 9 to take a second look...

Coming soon: more affordable housing!

A partnership between the Village of Islamorada, Monroe County and Habitat for Humanity hit pay dirt last week when ground was broken on a new affordable housing...

Davis, Carlson and Bacheler file for Village Council seats

With Chris Sante opting not to pursue another term on the Village of Islamorada dais, two residents from different walks of life will be vying for his...

Meads to seek re-election – Purdo wants return to office

Islamorada Village Councilmember Cheryl Meads is seeking re-election and will be challenged by former councilmember David Purdo for Seat 2 on the dais.  “I really do love it,”...