Holiday craft market brings 40-plus vendors - A little girl standing in front of a window - Christmas tree

Holiday craft market brings 40-plus vendors

More than 40 booths scattered the grounds of the Francis Tracy Garden Center in Tavernier on Nov. 30 for the Holiday Craft Market & Festival. In honor...
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NEW, FRESH LOOK – Winn Dixie remodel includes liquor store

Winn-Dixie officially reintroduced a remodeled store to the Key Largo community last month. In March, Winn-Dixie refreshed its stores in Key West, Tavernier and Big Pine Key...
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Solar panels the “crown jewel” at Islander Resort

Following damage from Irma and major renovation, a new, reinvigorated Islander Resort greeted guests and locals in January. With 114 rooms on roughly 24 acres, a beach...
Initiative measures value of local reefs - A woman posing for a picture - Blazer

Initiative measures value of local reefs

A team of scientists from Florida International University and The Nature Conservancy are setting out to show the ocean from a new point of view. Called “ocean...
Locals make Keys connection aboard USS Truman aircraft carrier - A large ship in a body of water - USS Harry S. Truman

Locals make Keys connection aboard USS Truman aircraft carrier

“Oh my gosh, it was amazing.” Monroe County Commissioner Michelle Coldiron gushed about her experience aboard the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier this past week. Her experience included...
MONROE COUNTY BUILDING DEPARTMENT LAUNCHES NEW PERMIT, CONTRACTOR, AND CODE SEARCH INTERFACE - A screenshot of a social media post - Monroe County Building Department

MONROE COUNTY BUILDING DEPARTMENT LAUNCHES NEW PERMIT, CONTRACTOR, AND CODE SEARCH INTERFACE

MONROE COUNTY, FL – The Monroe County Building Department introduced MCeSearch, a new program that allows the public to review status and information on permits, search local...
County sues Big Pharma over costs of opioid addiction - A group of items on a table - Tablet

County sues Big Pharma over costs of opioid addiction

Back in the day, when Monroe County Sheriff Rick Ramsay was a sergeant detective working narcotics, he knew of a man who shot himself in the stomach...
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Turning hotel rooms to affordable housing not popular in all corners

There’s the power that runs through the electrical lines and the type of power that comes in numbers. Although the start of the Marathon City Council meeting was...
EGAN’S INDIAN KEY, POST OFFICES ARRIVE & FDR GOES FISHING - Florida Keys

EGAN’S INDIAN KEY, POST OFFICES ARRIVE & FDR GOES FISHING

EGAN’S INDIAN KEY On Feb. 18, 1829 James Egan placed the following advertisement in the Key West Register and Commercial Advertizer. “For Sale a Valuable Trace of Land...