Mile Markers

Monday, April 27, 2015
Coral Camps on way

Registration is open for Reef Relief's summer Coral Camps for children age 6 to 12.

Weekly sessions run from June 8-Aug. 14, Monday thru Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Students experience four days of snorkeling and field trips around Key West among other activities.

Camp fees are $215 for one week or $185 per week for multiple weeks, with a limited number of scholarships available for those who qualify.

For information about sponsoring a scholarship or to register, call Reef Relief at 305-294-3100 or send an email to

Monday, April 27, 2015
Fire damages trailer

Fire damaged a trailer Saturday on 105th Street, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

When Deputy Nick Whiteman arrived just after noon, he found the trailer partially engulfed in flames. No one was inside and surrounding structures were evacuated, reports state. Firefighters arrived and extinguished the blaze.

There were several people living outside on the property, and one was in a tent next to the trailer. There were numerous extension cords both inside and outside the trailer, which appeared to be providing electricity to the outside living areas, reports state.