Florida Keys News

Worker helps with sign-ups

Key West Citizen - Monday, November 24, 2014

The marketplace just got a little bit more competitive for Monroe County residents interested in signing up for health insurance through the marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). A...

City picks EMS billing firm, director

Key West Citizen - Sunday, November 23, 2014

The city of Key West has taken two big steps closer to taking over the island's emergency ambulance services, having chosen a company to collect the bills and a medical director. City staff will...

Citizen writer arrested

Key West Citizen - Sunday, November 23, 2014

Longtime Citizen staff writer Terry Schmida was arrested early Saturday morning on allegations he attempted to run over a restaurant waitress with his car after failing to pay a $9 bill, according to...

The long roads ahead

Key West Citizen - Sunday, November 23, 2014

The year 2020 still may sound like the date in a science-fiction novel, but it's a year already filled with road construction projects for Monroe County. Chris Rosenberg, assistant work program...

FWC targets lionfish, crocodile boom

Key West Citizen - Sunday, November 23, 2014

Described as a plague by the chairman of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the explosion of the lionfish population in Florida's waters has many on the board...

Airport to get supercharged

Key West Citizen - Sunday, November 23, 2014

Residents and Florida Keys tourists will soon have something to be charged up about in Marathon, and it doesn't have to do with politics or a new hotel. The Monroe County Commission has approved a...

Video shows Eimers bleeding from ear

Key West Citizen - Saturday, November 22, 2014

Key West police went out of their way to avoid collecting evidence in the Charles Eimers case, including a newly discovered video that shows his face coated in sand and blood smeared over his ear,...

Old Town gets connected

Key West Citizen - Saturday, November 22, 2014

Duval Street visitors no longer must hope to find an unsecured wireless network, or use costly data plans to post Facebook photos, surf the web, find a popular restaurant or get directions to the...

Emerald case heats up

Key West Citizen - Saturday, November 22, 2014

A prominent lawyer from Delaware who formerly represented a now disgraced sunken treasure salvor presented a blistering defense Friday amid accusations he perpetuated an elaborate Key West-based...

FWC agrees to cuda workshops

Key West Citizen - Saturday, November 22, 2014

State fishery managers have agreed to hold public workshops addressing concerns about overfishing of the great barracuda. But they ruled out conducting a stock assessment and other expensive...

Boxer's new 'best friends forever'

Key West Citizen - Saturday, November 22, 2014

Nycole Romeo didn't think about the cold temperature or the depth of the water when she jumped in to save a dog in need. "I just dove in," the executive director of Safe Harbor Animal Rescue of the...