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Marathon to consider plastic straw ban ban, streetlight repairs and land lease

The Marathon City Council will consider passing an ordinance regarding its stance on the county’s plastic straw ban, among other items, when it meets Tuesday, Feb. 11 at City Hall. The city must pass an ordinance if it wishes to be excluded from the Board of County Commissioners’ prohibition on[…]

Lower Keys agencies, schools prepare for Cow Key Bridge project

Local government agencies and the Monroe County School District have started making plans to deal with construction on the only bridge in and out of Key West, which scheduled to start in April and take roughly 18 months. The Cow Key Channel Bridge renovation project, slated to start in April,[…]

School start times, yearly calendar go before School Board Tuesday

The 2020-2021 draft school year calendar and proposed school start time changes for Key West and Lower Keys schools are action items at the Monroe County School District meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 11, in Islamorada. The school board will review both 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 school year calendars and address Key[…]