SHIPWRECKS AND SAILORS – Adventurous tale captivates crowd - A couple of people that are talking to each other - Communication

Adventurous tale captivates crowd

In 1989, Jack S. Grove discovered the shipwreck of the vessel Acadia at Ducie Atoll, an uninhabited islet and one of four islands in the Pitcairn Island...
Council acts on Fills, Anne’s Beach opens - A group of people standing in front of a crowd posing for the camera - Social group

Council acts on Fills, Anne’s Beach opens

It was a pretty active year for the village of Islamorada. On the dais, council considered and acted on various quality-of-life issues facing residents. Here are some...
Expansion village-wide begins in February - A close up of a car - Palmetto Bay

Expansion village-wide begins in February

On Upper Matecumbe, Freebee vehicles stay busy transporting locals and guests from their doorsteps or resorts to restaurants, bars and shops. And come next month, service will...

Interested in serving on council? Step forward

There’s an opening on the Islamorada dais following the recent resignation of Cheryl Meads. Interested village residents now have the opportunity to serve the rest of her...

Utility lines must move for Islamorada pedestrian bridge project, and it’s going to cost

A project to get pedestrians safely across U.S. 1 in Islamorada is set for construction this May. Concerns are arising, however, over the costs associated with the...

From Tibet to the Keys

In late January, Tibetan monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery in South India toured the Keys as part of their annual Sacred Arts Tour, spreading peace and...

Council hears issues at White Marlin Beach

On the bayside in Lower Matecumbe, a sandbar is growing in popularity. As a result, residents living near White Marlin Beach are expressing concern over a situation...

Seven vie for open seats

The 2020 election year is bound to be a busy one with races for federal, state and local offices. In Islamorada, five seats on the dais are...

Marathon, Islamorada declare state of emergency

By Jim McCarthy and Sara Matthis The city of Marathon and village of Islamorada declared a state of emergency on Monday evening, joining Monroe County and the city...

Islamorada parks, beaches closed

All parks and beaches in the village of Islamorada are shutting down beginning Friday until further notice. People will still be able to use Founders Park facilities,...