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Mile Markers

Checkpoints to remain

Monroe County and its law enforcement partners will keep in place checkpoints coming into the Florida Keys at Mile Marker 112.5 on U.S. 1 and on State Road 905, to limit exposure to coronavirus and reinforce Monroe County’s closure to visitors and non-residents. The stops are averaging about 20 to[…]

Stickers needed for re-entry

Monroe County residents will be able to pick up vehicle re-entry stickers at the county and some city fire stations between 1 and 5 p.m. until further notice. Stickers are also available at the Tax Collector’s Plantation Key, Marathon and Key West offices from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Re-entry[…]

Free online boating course offered

The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary is continuing to offer a free, online course so boaters can learn how to protect themselves, their vessels, and the unique Florida Keys marine environment. The 30-to-45 minute course is available in English and Spanish at floridakeys.noaa.gov with a completion certificate provided. The course[…]

Aviation Boulevard remains closed

Aviation Boulevard in Marathon will remain closed for at least another week in order to complete drainage work and begin the widening of the road. During this closure, Aviation Boulevard will remain accessible from 107 Street, on the east side of Florida Keys/Marathon International Airport, to local residents only. Electronic[…]

Womankind adjusts services

Womankind will remain open only for services deemed “essential,” which includes family planning and sexually transmitted disease testing and treatment. Patients with scheduled appointments will be notified if they should come to the clinic or prepare for a phone conversation with their provider. Patients instructed to come to the center[…]

State, feds target scammers

The U.S. Attorney Offices in Florida have partnered with the Florida attorney general to crack down on anyone trying to capitalize on the coronavirus pandemic by cheating Florida consumers, especially the state’s vulnerable elders. Florida’s three top federal prosecutors are now actively collaborating and cooperating with the state’s top prosecutor[…]

Marine science classes offered online

Reef Relief will be starting virtual marine science classes on Facebook Live free of charge. The lessons will take place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Each lesson is geared toward students in pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade but anyone is welcome to participate. The group will post a[…]