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,”...

Meads to seek re-election

Islamorada Village council member Cheryl Meads is seeking re-election and will be challenged by former council member David Purdo for Seat 2 on the dais. “I really do...

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...