DIVE REPORT: EXPLORE THE REEFS, SANDBAR & NEST KEY BEFORE SUMMER WINDS DOWN

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SOME CALM SEAS… FINALLY Well, we finally experienced some calm seas this past. It seems like forever since we had the trifecta with great visibility, no current and...

REFERENDUM ON THE PRIMARY BALLOT ASKS VOTERS TO APPROVE FUNDING FOR TEACHERS & SCHOOL...

On Aug. 23, the Monroe County School District will be issuing a referendum to the voters seeking authorization for the district to continue its reduced millage for...

SPORTS WRAP, AUG. 18: PREVIEWING THE FALL FOOTBALL SEASON

By Tracy McDonald All three Monroe County high schools have been putting in the work this month in anticipation of the fall football season. Preseason competition begins on...

PLANNING DIRECTOR: ISLAMORADA’S LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS ‘CUMBERSOME’ & ‘COMPLICATED’

Cumbersome and complicated: Those were the words Planning Director Dan Gulizio provided to the Islamorada dais regarding the village’s current land development regulations.  Gulizio, who’s been with the...
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AUG. 23 PRIMARY WILL ELECT NEXT COUNTY COMMISSIONER FOR DISTRICT 5 – 2022 DECISION...

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Two Republicans are vying for the Monroe County Commission’s District 5 seat representing Tavernier through Ocean Reef. Holly Merrill Raschein, who was chosen by Gov. Ron DeSantis...

OVERSEAS MEDIA GROUP WELCOMES CAROLYN DE PAULA

Upper Keys resident Carolyn de Paula has joined the digital media agency Overseas Media Group (OMG) as social media manager/digital strategist. Her duties will include creating and...

FLIXBUS ADDS MORE STOPS IN BIG PINE KEY & KEY LARGO

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FlixBus, North America's fastest-growing intercity bus service, is adding new service to its growing Florida network and boosting its existing lines with the addition of intercity bus...

2 ATTORNEYS VIE FOR NONPARTISAN COUNTY JUDGE SEAT – 2022 DECISION GUIDE

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Two Monroe County Judge positions will change hands in 2022 after the Aug. 23 primary election. While Sharon Hamilton was unopposed in the Group 3 seat, attorneys...

SCHOOL BOARD RACE IN THE UPPER KEYS A TESTY ONE BETWEEN INCUMBENT AND NEWCOMER...

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Incumbent Sue Woltanski seeks reelection to the Monroe County School District 5 seat against newcomer Alexandria Suarez. With the race nonpartisan, all voters will be able to...

MEET THE PRIMARY CANDIDATES DURING AN UPCOMING SOCIAL IN THE UPPER KEYS

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On Aug. 17, residents of the Upper Keys have a unique opportunity to meet and greet candidates up for election in the primary races.  The Upper Keys Business...