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Keys Energy Service rebate program deadline July 31

Keys Energy Services customers interested in applying for the agency’s energy efficient rebate must submit an application and paperwork by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31. No rebate applications will be accepted after that date. Applications can be obtained at http://www.KeysEnergy.com. The program grants rebates to customers using various energy[…]

Judicial organizational meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 16

The Judicial Nominating Commission for the 16th Judicial Circuit will be holding its annual organizational meeting on Tuesday, July 16. The meeting will be at noon at the Monroe County Attorney’s Office conference room, 1111 12th St., Suite 408 in Key West. For information, call Bob Shillinger or Laurie Dastugue[…]

Vilarino will speak at Republican Club meeting

Republican Congressional candidate Irina Vilarino will be the featured speaker at the Monday, July 22, Southernmost Republican Club meeting at the Blue Room. The social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. and the business meeting starts at 6 p.m. The Blue Room is located at 1128 Simonton St. Vilarino, co-owner of[…]

Household hazardous, electronic waste collection set for Saturday

Monroe County Solid Waste will host a household hazardous and electronic waste collection on Saturday, July 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Monroe County Public Works facility on Aviation Boulevard in Marathon. Disposing of hazardous and e-materials is free at the event. Household hazardous waste are products[…]

Art center accepting applications for events

The non-profit Key West Art Center is accepting artist applications for the 35th Key West Craft Show and 55th Old Island Days Art Festival. The 35th Key West Craft Show will be held Jan. 25 and 26, 2020. The application is Sept. 1. The 55th Old Island Days Art Festival[…]

Social services volunteers, is looking for volunteers

Monroe County Special Projects Coordinator Social Services Anna Marie Haskins volunteered her time on July 4 to share prepared meals with homebound Florida Keys residents. Haskins, Jace Thompson, Margo Thompson and Christela Brevil spent Thursday assembling and delivering picnic-themed meals to 20 people who couldn’t leave their homes during the[…]

Leadership Monroe County set to hold meet-and-greet

Leadership Monroe County is inviting the public and potential Leadership Class XXVIII members to the Key West Botanical Garden & Tropical Forest on Thursday night, July 11, for a social reception to meet the organization’s board and alumni, and learn about this years program. The event will be from 5:30[…]

Democrats club hosting its first Sunday salon July 14

The Florida Keys Democrats club is hosting its first Sunday Salon, “Mimosas and a Million Corals” on Sunday, July 14, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Unity of the Keys Spiritual Center, 1011 Virginia St., Key West. Dave Vaughan, president of Plant a Million Corals LLC, will provide guests[…]

USCG intercepts migrants during holiday weekend

The U.S. Coast Guard interdicted more than 50 migrants during the Fourth of July weekend from two separate at-sea interdictions, including 33 Cuban nationals off Key West. On Saturday, the Coast Guard Sector Key West received notification that there was a 24-foot wooden rustic vessel with more than 30 people[…]

Discovery Saturday about invasive species

During Discovery Saturday on July 20, children will learn about lionfish, iguanas, pythons and other invasive species. “Invaders of the Keys,” hosted by the Key West Aquarium, will help children understand the effect non-native animals have on the local environment. To register, call 305-809-4750. The Florida Keys Eco-Discover Center, operated[…]