Florida Keys News

JIATF South nets $38M worth of cocaine

Key West Citizen - Wednesday, March 22, 2017

KEY WEST — Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection and the Truman Annex-based Joint Interagency Task Force South stopped two vessels this month in the eastern Pacific Ocean and seized nearly...

School Board eyes one property, considers others

Key West Citizen - Wednesday, March 22, 2017

School district officials on Tuesday took a preliminary step toward buying a property on Stock Island that can accommodate its Lower Keys bus fleet and transportation department, but the district...

Fire district accepts cut of trauma funds

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, March 22, 2017

KEY LARGO — The Key Largo Fire Rescue and Emergency Medical Services District board voted last week to accept its share of the Upper Keys Health Care Taxing District kitty after the county voted to dissolve the relic body.

Student uncovers water layer that fuels hurricanes

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, March 22, 2017

MARATHON — Water pouring into the ocean from two South American rivers may be intensifying hurricanes, according to a study published by University of Miami doctoral candidate Johna Rudzin. 

City extends finance agreement

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, March 22, 2017

MARATHON — The Marathon City Council voted by resolution last week to extend the municipality’s finance service agreement with the Marathon-based finance firm, Bishop Rosasco and Company, at an amount not to exceed $356,000 annually.