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City pushes forward with ferry terminal plans

Key West Citizen - Saturday, December 10, 2016

City officials are asking state and federal representatives for lobbying assistance in order to open the Key West ferry terminal to international service. A major roadblock in opening ferry day...

Passersby stop attempted sexual assault

Key West Citizen - Saturday, December 10, 2016

Early Friday morning, passersby responding to cries for “Help!” apprehended an alleged would-be rapist and held him until police arrived. Officers had to deploy the Taser three times in...

Bank robber sentencedto prison

Key West Citizen - Saturday, December 10, 2016

The man who robbed the Centennial Bank on Whitehead Street on Jan. 11 of more than $5,000 was sentenced to seven years in federal prison on Thursday in Miami.  Senior U.S. District Judge James...
Citizen's Voice

“If Key West becomes a sanctuary city I am moving to Canada!” “Does DOT know how aggravating it is to drive anywhere in Key West? To go from my house to the beauty salon, eight...
Crime Report

STOCK ISLAND — Two people accused of possessing heroin, pills and other drugs were arrested following a raid on Laurel Avenue Thursday morning, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s...
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Market demolition proposed for January

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, December 7, 2016

KEY LARGO — A permit to build a McDonald’s on the Dollar Tree and Island Market Place property has just moved one step closer to being approved by Monroe County. If all goes as planned, the property owner would like construction of the fast-food restaurant to begin in January.

CEO replaced at Fishermen's

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, December 7, 2016

MARATHON — Fishermen’s Community Hospital Chief Executive Officer Hal Leftwich resigned from his position last week after five years on the job. His decision to leave comes on the heels of the facility announcing a likely merger with Baptist Health South Florida in 2017.

Refuge preserving organs from dead deer

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, December 7, 2016

BIG PINE KEY — As a backup plan to prevent species extinction, a federal agency has started harvesting reproductive organs from dead Key deer. The animals, only found in the Lower Keys, suffered a heavy blow to their population over the last few months from the flesh-eating New World screwworm.
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