Mosquito Control Candidates Debate Drone Usage

The board recently approved the purchase of two helicopters for $3.6 million. Why not drones? Ralph De Palma (D): I am a licensed commercial pilot and hold airframe and...

Marathon City Council Candidate Questions of the Week

Should the City of Marathon spend money on a “splash pad?” How much should the city spend and where should it be installed? Mark Senmartin* I am currently pursuing...

Village Council Candidates Tackle Important Questions

At a recent council meeting, the Village waived more than $25,000 in code fines for a hurricane-damaged property owner. How would you have voted and what would...

BOCC Candidates Tackle Tough Questions

COMMISSION How do you balance the Upper Keys residents’ tourism fatigue — with more daytrippers and traffic jams — and the appetite for the tourist dollar in the...

Mosquito Control Candidates Debate Drone Usage

The board recently approved the purchase of two helicopters for $3.6 million. Why not drones? Ralph De Palma (D): I am a licensed commercial pilot and hold airframe...

Marathon City Council Candidate Questions of the Week

Should the City of Marathon spend money on a “splash pad?” How much should the city spend and where should it be installed? Mark Senmartin* I am currently pursuing...

Down to Two – Mayoral candidates address the issues

Around the country, women candidates are breaking records this year. From Congress to gubernatorial races, women are dominating elections and the Key West mayoral race is right...

MONROE COUNTY COMMISSION CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE

The cities of Key West, Marathon and Islamorada have already begun changes on land development regulations in order to accept 300 affordable housing allocations (per city), gifted...

The Pragmatist

On Aug. 28, U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo successfully defended his incumbency by defeating political newcomer Souraya Faas in Florida’s primary election. In November, the Republican will face...