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Three die while working on trench

Key West Citizen - Tuesday, January 17, 2017

KEY LARGO — Three workers contracted by Monroe County for a road project in the Sexton Cove subdivision died of apparent gas inhalation inside a wastewater drainage hole Monday and one...

Two people airlifted in separate crashes

Key West Citizen - Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Two people were airlifted to Miami in two separate Lower Keys crashes on Saturday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.  The first crash occurred at 10:41 a.m. on Stock Island just south of...

Yellowtail allocations to be discussed

Key West Citizen - Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Fishery managers have proposed tweaking the recreational and commercial allocations for yellowtail snapper and will hold several meetings in the Florida Keys in the next two weeks on the...
Crime Report

MIDDLE AND UPPER KEYS — The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents to take precautions securing their boats and marine equipment after a recent spike in thefts that include...
Citizen's Voice

“To set the record straight, for the past 25 years or more there were four signs at the four main entrances to Bayview Park. Corners of Truman and Jose Marti, Virginia and Jose Marti,...
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Chilton is going full throttle

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, January 11, 2017

KEY LARGO — Ashton Chilton zooms at speeds near 80 mph and he doesn’t even have a license; he’s not old enough. He has no real need to carry a wallet yet, but what Ashton does carry is a profound love of pedal-to-the-metal go kart racing, and his goal is to one day become a NASCAR racer. 

Council rejects long dock abutting park

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, January 11, 2017

ISLAMORADA — It was another victory for those opposed to a dock being built on a property bordering the public beach at Founders Park. It was the second such time a sitting council ruled against it. A similar request was denied for that property under a different owner in 2010.

Locals to join march on Washington

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, January 11, 2017

UPPER KEYS — What do celebrities Jessica Chastain and Amy Schumer have in common with Key Largo residents Denise Downing and Cathy Bosworth? They will all be marching in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Jan. 21 ­— the day after President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration — to send a message of equality to the Republican party.
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