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OPINION: ADVOCACY GROUP URGES PUBLIC TO ATTEND MAY 8 HOSPITAL MEETING

Our Hospital Key West (OHKW) is a citizens advocacy group composed of Key West residents. Its advisers, members and supporters come from all walks of life, including...
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OPINION: STOCK ISLAND GROUP WANTS MORE INFO ABOUT ANNEXATION OPTIONS

Dear Editor,  At the last Stock Island Association (SIA) meeting, members discussed the prospect of annexing Stock Island and Key Haven to make them part of the city...
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LOCAL ADVOCATE SAYS THE STATE IS VIOLATING A 2008 AGREEMENT BY REMOVING AUSTRALIAN PINES...

The removal of two Australian pines from a parking lot at Fort Zachary Taylor State Park, scheduled for April 9, violates a 2008 agreement made between the...
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OPINION: CONSIDERING THE KEYS’ CAPACITY

The idea of capacity arises often when talking about our quality of life in the Keys, but it has different  meanings. Let’s take a closer look at...
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: INCREASING BUILDING ALLOCATIONS FLIES IN THE FACE OF PUBLIC SAFETY

John Bartus, in his column dated Jan. 25 in the Weekly, rationalized increasing the allocation of ROGO/BPAS allocations in Marathon beyond the current limits based on the...
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: COUNTY IS LIKELY TO BRING BACK CHARTER PROPOSITION

After 8 months of non-stop cheerleading, and $100,000 plus in taxpayer funds spent on outside attorneys and consultants, a majority of the Monroe County Commissioners had a...
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: NEW SANCTUARY PLAN COULD STRIP STATE’S AUTHORITY

“I encourage everyone to contact Governor DeSantis and ask him to veto the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary’s Restoration Blueprint.”  I have closed my statements with the above...
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: HOLIDAY THANKS FOR THE HOSPITAL

Dear Editor, In this season of gratitude, I am thankful for the physicians and employees at Lower Keys Medical Center for their dedication to providing high quality compassionate...
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OPINION: SUPPORT THE SANCTUARY’S RESTORATION BLUEPRINT

As Mayor of Monroe County, my resolution for the new year is to make this the start of a new chapter for our reefs, and I’m asking...
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: IF I COULD TURN BACK TIME

Dear Santa,How nice it would be if you could turn back the clock and send us back to the days of lunch a Richardson's Lunch Shack at...

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