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Vintage Play Day set at Oldest House

The Oldest House and Gardens will hold a Vintage Play Day on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in support of the September Kids Free Florida Keys. The event will include games, quill pen writing and a scavenger hunt. Tours of the Oldest House Museum will also be available. Participants are encouraged[…]

Fishing regulations free workshop set for this month

Did you know in the Florida Keys fishing regulations can be very different if you are fishing in the Gulf of Mexico/Florida Bay or the Atlantic Ocean? Florida Sea Grant and UF/IFAS Extension will hold a free workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 12, in Marathon that is focused on marine fisheries management and regulations. The workshop,[…]

Biggest Loser challenges upcoming

The Florida Department of Health in Monroe County will be hosting two Biggest Loser Weight Loss Challenges, in Key West and Tavernier, in September. Both challenges run for eight weeks. Registration fee is $30 per contestant. All money collected from registration fees will be split among the top three males and top three females. The[…]

Annual 9/11 event to be held Tuesday

Islamorada Fire Rescue will hold its annual remembrance ceremony for the Sept. 11, 2001 World Trade Center terrorist attacks. The ceremony will commence at 10 a.m. in Fire Station No. 20, 81850 Overseas Highway. The ceremony will take place in the fire station, where it is cool and comfortable. The event is open to the[…]

Foster care classes begin Sept. 19

Wesley House Family Services is actively seeking nurturing families in the community interested in providing a loving home to children who are in the foster care system. Classes start Sept. 19. The program, to be led by Foster Care Licensing Coordinator Megan Burgess, is designed to aid those who are interested in opening their homes[…]

Florida Keys Recovery Celebration set for Sept. 8

It’s been almost a year since Hurricane Irma swept over the Florida Keys and changed lives forever. Now it’s time to celebrate the community’s resiliency and continuing recovery from the disaster that struck on Sept. 10, 2017. The Florida Keys Recovery Celebration will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.,[…]

Energy Conservation calendars available

Keys Energy Services recently announced its 22nd annual Energy Conservation calendars are available. Customers can pick up a free copy of the calendar at KEYS’ Service Building, 1001 James St. in Key West, while supplies last. Additionally, an electronic copy of the calendar is available for download at http://www.keysenergy.com. KEYS’ calendar follows the local school[…]

Fire Dept. welcomes new team member

Fire Chief Michael Davila recently welcomed a new firefighter to the Key West Fire Department team. Austin Kimbler is a Key West home-grown firefighter and son of an NAS Key West firefighter Mike Kimbler. Austin Kimbler is a 2015 graduate of Key West High School “He is proud to join our team and plans to[…]

Church to hold Back Yard Celebration

The Cornish Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church will hold its annual Family and Friend’s Day Back Yard Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 8, from noon to 4 p.m. at the church, 702 Whitehead St. Brief Description: Our Theme “Living Your Best Life” The outdoor event, with the theme “Living Your Best Life,” is open to the public[…]

Biggest Loser Weight Loss challenges upcoming this month

The Florida Department of Health in Monroe County will be hosting two Biggest Loser Weight Loss Challenges, in Key West and Tavernier, in September. Both challenges run for eight weeks. Registration fee is $30 per contestant. All money collected from registration fees will be split among the top three males and top three females. The[…]