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School project moving forward

Key West Citizen - Monday, July 6, 2015

After extensive discussion at the June 24 Monroe County School Board meeting, the school district is moving forward with the construction of the new Plantation Key School in...

Catch a lobster

Key West Citizen - Monday, July 6, 2015

Changes made to spiny lobster commercial dive endorsements approved in April take effect this week, but it’s still illegal to harvest the crustaceans until season begins next...

Program offers skills needed for jobs

Key West Citizen - Monday, July 6, 2015

As many careers and employers are honing in on the importance of computer literacy, John Padget is making strides toward helping Monroe County students keep pace.  The program, Monroe Computes,...
Citizen's Voice

“Great job on the fireworks. The display was one of the best I’ve seen. Good job, Rotary Club.” “Thank you again to Key West Rotary for another spectacular fireworks display...
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A Fort Lauderdale man who has been in custody in other jurisdictions since December of 2013 has been returned to Monroe County to face charges here. Darrell Bush, 21,was accused along with four...
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Pilot takes flight to save at-risk animals

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, July 1, 2015

BIG PINE KEY — Each year 2.7 million cats and dogs are euthanized in the U.S., according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. A local pilot though, through a South Carolina-based non-profit, is carrying out his part with other do-gooders to slowly decrease those numbers.

Commercial mahi fishery closes

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, July 1, 2015

FLORIDA KEYS — Soon fresh-caught local mahi-mahi won’t be served in Florida Keys restaurants, at least for the remainder of the year.  Eateries will soon begin outsourcing the popular dinner fish, after the NOAA Fisheries last week closed the commercial dolphin season early for the first time on record.

Report: Sea rise has big price tag for nation's parks

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, July 1, 2015

SOUTH FLORIDA — Projected sea-level rise caused by climate change seriously threatens $40 billion worth of park infrastructure across the U.S., including more than $725 million in assets...
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