Florida Keys News

Boca Chica Field full again

Key West Citizen - Monday, October 27, 2014

Fantasy Fest has waned, but things are heating up in a hurry at Boca Chica Field as another carrier air wing arrived Sunday to begin air-to-air combat training -- and more are on the way. About...

Judge: Parts of lawsuit against MCSO stand

Key West Citizen - Monday, October 27, 2014

A federal magistrate has tossed some claims and allowed others to proceed in a convict's lawsuit against the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. The magistrate ruled last week that Robert Allen...

Early voting continues this week

Key West Citizen - Sunday, October 26, 2014

Nearly 2,000 Florida Keys voters didn't let any rain keep them from casting their ballots in advance of the Nov. 4 general election. The downpours that washed out one Fantasy Fest event on...

City leaders push height referendum as flood prevention

Key West Citizen - Sunday, October 26, 2014

This is an anniversary no one celebrates. This weekend marked nine years since the Florida Keys grappled with devastating flooding from a post-Hurricane Wilma storm surge. Friday morning to be...

State parks have record-breaking year

Key West Citizen - Sunday, October 26, 2014

Florida's top 10 most visited state parks and trails, which include three located in Monroe County, reported a record-breaking year in attendance and revenue. The Florida Keys Overseas Heritage...

Mosquito spraying

Key West Citizen - Sunday, October 26, 2014

Due to high winds forecast for the weekend, the Mosquito Control District has rescheduled its aerial larviciding helicopter spraying for west of 1st Street in Key West from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Monday...

Ghouls and goblins a plenty

Key West Citizen - Sunday, October 26, 2014

Children's Day in Bayview Park takes place today from noon to 5 p.m. Although there are no street closures involved, keep in mind there will be activity in this area with younger ghouls and goblins...

Integrity, fair price, are the keys

Key West Citizen - Sunday, October 26, 2014

Each week, as regular readers know, we pose a series of questions to a winemaker. This week, we're featuring Mike Officer, the owner and winemaker of Carlisle Winery and Vineyards. Mike fell in...

Parade route set

Key West Citizen - Saturday, October 25, 2014

The route for today's Fantasy Fest Parade is as follows: Floats, participants will be leaving Truman Waterfront on Southard to Whitehead Street, go north on Whitehead to Front Street, then east on...

Company granted title to wreck

Key West Citizen - Saturday, October 25, 2014

A federal judge has granted title to a company seeking sole rights to salvage a mystery wreck of an unidentified vessel discovered in 2012 in international waters off Key West. U.S. Senior Judge...

Navy gives helping hand for Fantasy Fest

Key West Citizen - Saturday, October 25, 2014

Naval Air Station Key West will be lending the city a hand today by providing its bomb-sniffing K9 teams to inspect Fantasy Fest floats, out-of-county law enforcement with housing and running its own...