Back to school news for Middle Keys parents

• ‘Open house’ dates set for high school, elementary The open house for Marathon Middle High School is set for Monday, Aug. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m....

PROBLEM FILLS – Mayhem on Indian Key Fill dates back to 90s, still prevalent

Memorial Day weekend came and went in the Keys. At Indian Key Fill, weekenders and day-trippers packed in to enjoy the water.  But like any major summer holiday,...

MORE FREEBEE

Visitors and locals needing a ride to restaurants, hotels or businesses on Upper Matecumbe Key will still have Freebee to choose. But the service may very well...

Drink Beer for a Great Cause (and it’s really tasty beer from Florida Keys...

There’s a new beer that’s going to support coral research and rehabilitation efforts in the Florida Keys.  On May 17, Florida Keys Brewing Co. in Islamorada officially launched...

Residents give input on Snake Creek bridge

State transportation officials paid a visit to Islamorada on April 24 to showcase to the public possible options to deal with the congestion problem at Snake Creek...

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...