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Hospital board to get legal answers

Key West Citizen - Sunday, December 11, 2016

Directors of the Lower Keys hospital district board will learn on Monday the specifics of that board’s role and responsibilities with regard to the operation of Lower Keys Medical...

Pedestrian killed on U.S. 1

Key West Citizen - Sunday, December 11, 2016

A 62-year-old Big Pine Key pedestrian was killed Friday night after he was struck on U.S. 1, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.  The man’s name is being withheld by authorities...

Coast Guard accidentally dumps sewage

Key West Citizen - Sunday, December 11, 2016

About 300 gallons of human waste was discharged into the water at Coast Guard Sector Key West after a valve was inadvertently left open on the 270-foot Cutter Thetis docked at the base Thursday,...
Citizen's Voice

“What’s next? I didn’t have to wait long. Today the city is proposing to hire an energy manager to help save money. Isn’t that the job of the commissioners and staff? Any...
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KEY LARGO — A man accused of stealing tools from a co-worker and pawning them was arrested Wednesday, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.  Daniel Greenidge, 28, of...
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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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