Wednesday, August 7, 2013
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Fishery meeting on rules Thur.

The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting in Key Largo on Thursday to get the public's input on rules regarding dolphin and other fish found off the Florida Keys.

Some minor revisions are proposed for the commercial harvest of dolphin. Recreational rules for dolphin are not up for changes. There are also changes proposed for the king and Spanish mackerel fishery, such as eliminating the bag limit sale of them and eliminating inactive commercial king mackerel permits.

The meeting will be from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Hilton Key Largo, 97000 Overseas Highway.


Republicans host sheriff

The Southernmost Republican Club invites all Republicans to its next monthly meeting, at 6 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Key West Yacht Club, 2315 N. Roosevelt Blvd.

Guest speaker Sheriff Rick Ramsay will discuss community policing and quality of life work in a PowerPoint presentation. Following his talk, Ramsay will open the floor for questions and comments.

Dinner will be offered for $20. RSVP to for dinner reservations only.

For more information, visit


Community garden is proposed

Sharyn Flint, a local who recently organized a March Against Monsanto, has formed a nonprofit to promote awareness about food sources and options.

The Marathon Community Garden group will propose creating a community garden at today's 6 p.m. meeting of the Marathon Parks and Recreation department, at the fire station, 8900 Overseas Highway.

Flint and other residents will make a presentation about it next week at the 5:30 p.m. Aug. 13 Marathon City Council meeting, at the Government Center, 2798 Overseas Highway.

For more information, contact Flint at 305-797-2140 or Follow the group on Facebook at