PILOT PROGRAM EXPIRED: WHAT’S NEXT FOR FOOD TRUCKS IN ISLAMORADA?

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An increase in food trucks is creating a buzz within the Islamorada dining scene. A two-year village pilot program that regulated food trucks beginning in March 2020...

CORAL SHORES CLASSROOMS LARGELY EMPTY FRIDAY AFTER RUMORS OF PLANNED VIOLENCE

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Escalating rumors of violence between students circulated on social media on Thursday night left the halls of Coral Shores High School largely empty on Friday, May 13. In...

BREAKING NEWS: THOMAS ‘TED’ YATES NAMED ISLAMORADA’S NEXT MANAGER

Twinsburg, Ohio Mayor Thomas “Ted” Yates was selected as Islamorada’s next manager during a special call meeting inside Founders Park Community Center on Friday.  Four council members had...

AFFORDABLE HOUSING & PARKING CONSIDERED FOR PROPERTY IN THE HEART OF ISLAMORADA?

The teardown of the former Island Silver & Spice Department store started last week as loads of debris were carried away.  With demolition of the structures at MM...

4 ISLAMORADA MANAGER FINALISTS SET FOR INTERVIEWS THIS FRIDAY

Four finalists descending upon Islamorada will pitch credentials, experience and other qualities that make them best suited for a manager job that’s seen rather high turnover in...

COVID CASES RISING BUT HOSPITALIZATIONS LOW IN THE KEYS

COVID-19 cases are ticking upward in Monroe County, but they aren’t leading to serious illness and the need for hospitalization among the infected. The Florida Health Department report...

6 MIGRANT GROUPS INTERCEPTED IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

A small wooden boat containing a large sail washed ashore in Islamorada on May 2. Onboard the homemade vessel was a group of Cuban migrants who sailed...

GOVERNOR APPOINTS JIM SCHOLL TO COUNTY COMMISSION

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“I’ve always said I don’t run for office; I run from office,” the Florida Keys’ newest county commissioner told the Keys Weekly on May 2.  Jim Scholl, former...

GOOD HEALTH CLINIC OFFERS FREE HEALTHCARE FOR LOW-INCOME KEYS RESIDENTS

In 2022, it seems that many, if not all, health care facilities are often overrun. But for Good Health Clinic, a facility serving low-income uninsured patients in...

’CANES BASEBALL TURNS SEASON AROUND WITH SMART PLAY

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An 11-run ninth inning powered the ’Canes past their rivals to the south in the Marathon Dolphins, 15-6, on April 20. A seven-run fourth inning propelled the...