A tree next to a body of water - Key Largo

Co-existing with the crocodile

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Just recently, officials removed an 11-foot crocodile from Key Largo. And last week, Marathon resident Jim Tashijan called The Weekly to report seeing two different crocodiles in...

Rare And Endangered: The Florida Panther And Us

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“How America’s most endangered cat could help save Florida.” The headline in National Geographic (NatGeo)’s latest feature on the rare and endangered Florida panther kindles an ambitious hope...
A wooden boat in a body of water - Bridge–tunnel

Giving Back Tour – Car caravan hits the Keys

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Car enthusiasts rolling in Scions and Smart Cars motored through Monroe County recently to raise funds and awareness for restoration of historical 7 Mile Bridge. The “Trouble in...
A house with trees in the background - Islamorada

Groundbreaking Staged for New Keys Museum in Islamorada

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ISLAMORADA, Florida Keys – Islamorada is closer to becoming a focal point for Florida Keys history as dignitaries broke ceremonial ground Monday on the much-anticipated Irving R....

FKCC to Graduate Upper Keys Basic Law Enforcement Academy

Florida Keys Community College’s Institute for Public Safety will celebrate the completion of Basic Law Enforcement Academy #41 with a graduation ceremony on Friday, July 1 at...
A group of people posing for a picture - Social group

The Wacky Sports Challenge!

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The Wacky Sports Challenge staged at Coconut Cove Resort in Islamorada last weekend was a complete blast. Eleven teams took part in the challenge to raise money...
A close up of a logo - Bank

Cities consider ‘optional’ tax break but state proposed homestead exemption for seniors already in...

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On the Nov. 6, 2012 ballot there were four questions put to the voters regarding property taxes. Two were constitutional amendments approved by the majority and automatically...
A group of people walking on a sidewalk - Street

HGTV on location in Upper Keys

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Just as snowbirds like to head south from frigid winter climes, so do Canadian-based production companies filming shows for HGTV.
A drawing of a face - Clip art

Leadership Monroe recognized by County Commission

Organization celebrates 20th Anniversary At this past Wednesday’s County Commission meeting, Mayor Heather Carruthers (Class XI), and her fellow commissioners congratulated Leadership Monroe County on its twentieth anniversary...
A person posing for the camera - Moustache

Stoned Swimmer in the Slammer

Deputy struggles to keep man from drowning himself Long Key – A Monroe County Sheriff's deputy was injured Saturday night as he struggled to keep a Miami man...