Florida Keys News

Mosquito Control District #3

Key West Citizen - Sunday, August 28, 2016

Brandon Pinder Age: 31 Political Party: Republican Work Experience: I have worked for 4 years as Director of IT for Singh Resorts, 2 years as...

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Key West Citizen - Sunday, August 28, 2016

Vidal Age: 56 Education: Associates Degree in photography from Florida Keys Community College. Why are you running for Utility Board? I have a...

Monroe County Commission #5

Key West Citizen - Sunday, August 28, 2016

Robert Majeska Age: 62 Political Party: Republican Work Experience: Small Business Owner for over 40 years and for the last 8 years I have been a Commissioner...

Mosquito Control District #3

Key West Citizen - Sunday, August 28, 2016

 Stephen Hammond Why are you running for office? This is actually the second time I have run for this position. The first time was in 2012. Instead of constantly complaining...

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Key West Citizen - Sunday, August 28, 2016

Tom Milone Age: 70 Education: BA in Political Science, Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York Why are you running for Utility...

Judge: FBI agents may testify in disguise

Key West Citizen - Saturday, August 27, 2016

The bizarre case of a Stock Island man with reported loyalties to the Islamic State, arrested by the FBI amid allegations he bought an inert backpack bomb from an undercover federal agent, has taken...

FWC rescues stranded Marvin Key boaters

Key West Citizen - Saturday, August 27, 2016

State wildlife officers rescued six adults and two young children Tuesday night after a boat ran aground north of Marvin Key.  The six adults, an infant and a 3-year-old were all uninjured and...

City looks into micro-units

Key West Citizen - Saturday, August 27, 2016

To solve the city’s big housing problem, officials may need to think small. Micro-unit apartments of 400 square feet or less are gaining in popularity in cities like San Francisco, Seattle and...

Pair to update study on prop scars, impact in Keys

Key West Citizen - Saturday, August 27, 2016

Anyone who has taken a boat ride through the Florida Keys nearshore waters has seen the scars left behind by boaters who could not properly navigate the seagrass meadows that are nurseries and homes...

Gun suspect asks judge to toss evidence

Key West Citizen - Friday, August 26, 2016

A Key West ex-convict with a lengthy arrest history facing four decades in federal prison on cocaine and firearm-related charges wants a judge to toss key evidence in the case.  Harry Bacon...

Judge OKs affordable housing proposal

Key West Citizen - Friday, August 26, 2016

A state administrative law judge has issued a favorable ruling to the developers of a proposed 213-unit affordable housing complex on Big Coppitt and Rockland keys, but don’t expect any...

2nd Zika case in Keys confirmed

Key West Citizen - Friday, August 26, 2016

The state Department of Health has reported a second travel-related case of Zika in the Marathon area in the Florida Keys. The Department of Health wouldn’t release exact information on the...

Workshop addresses Key West congestion

Key West Citizen - Friday, August 26, 2016

City officials and local business interests put their heads together Thursday in an effort to reduce the number of cars on city streets. Sustainability Director Allison Higgins organized the...

County braces for tropical weather

Key West Citizen - Friday, August 26, 2016

A tropical disturbance about 700 miles east-southeast of Key West could intensify and bring heavy rainfall and possible tropical force wind gusts to Monroe County on Sunday and Monday, according to the National Weather Service in Key West.

Migrant smugglers get prison time

Key West Citizen - Thursday, August 25, 2016

Two men caught in late May attempting to illegally smuggle 25 people into the United States were sentenced to federal prison this week.  Senior U.S. District Judge James Lawrence King...