Florida Keys News

LGBT leader killed crossing U.S. 1

Key West Citizen - Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Mark Haines, the Fort Lauderdale man struck and killed by three vehicles while trying to walk across U.S. 1 over the weekend, died after "the best day and the best ride of his life," his nephew...

County facing funding cuts for pump-out

Key West Citizen - Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The Monroe County government has done what it can in the past several years to encourage boaters to pump out their sewage, which includes subsidizing the service. Boaters in the county receive...

'Sunset Celebration' contract up for renewal

Key West Citizen - Monday, November 17, 2014

The nonprofit that puts on a free celebration daily for Key West's sunset wants to sign a new five-year contract with the city for exclusive use of Mallory Square for four hours daily. "Sunset...

City staff asks for $34.6K for Kee statue

Key West Citizen - Monday, November 17, 2014

The campaign to install a bronze statue of Bishop Albert Kee at Southernmost Point, where for years he greeted visitors with a wave and a Conch shell, could get a $34,600 infusion from the...