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Workshop to discuss Pulley Ridge

Key West Citizen - Monday, February 20, 2017

Federal fishery managers will hold a workshop Tuesday in Key West to discuss plans to expand a protected area off the Dry Tortugas. Pulley Ridge is roughly 100 miles west of Key West in the Gulf of...

Light agenda for mid-week city meeting

Key West Citizen - Monday, February 20, 2017

A nonprofit community kitchen serving children and senior citizens will take center stage at Wednesday’s Key West City Commission meeting.  The Star of the Sea proposal aims to use the...

Arraignment set in airport box cutter case

Key West Citizen - Monday, February 20, 2017

A woman accused of concealing a box cutter in a hollowed-out book that was inside carry-on luggage at Key West International Airport on Jan. 11 remains in jail on a high bail and is...
Crime Report

KEY LARGO — A woman lost more than $1,000 to a scammer promising her federal grant money and the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of similar fraud cases.  There...
Citizen's Voice

“Just to be clear, the restaurants I called in about having much lower priced online menus all have them on their own website. This is commonplace and it needs to change. A popular pasta...
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Fate of water storage bills uncertain

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, February 15, 2017

SOUTH FLORIDA — The Florida House of Representatives followed the Senate’s lead last week with the filing of a bill calling on the state to purchase 60,000 acres of land south of Lake Okeechobee to store more freshwater for the Everglades and forestall harmful discharges from the lake to the east and west coasts.

Octogenarian Oliveros is lord of the rings

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, February 15, 2017

KEY LARGO — He fixed cars, served in the Korean War, came back and fixed cars again. He later opened the Yellow Bait House, sold it and then bummed around for a while before becoming a successful Florida Keys property speculator. 

Pink Plaza tenants not mellow over yellow

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, February 15, 2017

KEY LARGO — Key Largo is home to the Yellow Bait House, the Pink Junktique and the Pink Plaza, each of which is painted to be color coordinated with its name. So when tenants last week noticed two different yellow swatches on the side of the Pink Plaza building at mile marker 103.4, bayside, they started to worry that their businesses might no longer be in the pink.
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