6 hrs ago
Government budget-writing season starts in the Keys
The annual government summer budget season is about to hit full swing in the Keys.Key Colony Beach kicked things off with its initial budget hearing Monday morning, while Monroe County held a special meeting Tuesday to discuss part of its fiscal year 2013-14 spending and long-term capital improvement plan.The remaining Keys governments are set to ... (more)
15 hrs ago
Fiscal wish list set for 2013-14
The Monroe County Commission agreed to move forward on $38 million in capital improvement projects over the next five years, including buying Rowell's Marina in Key Largo and taking over the Old Seven Mile Bridge from the state.
Fondling nets 4 years in prison
A Stock Island man who fondled a 12-year-old girl was sentenced to more than four years in prison Wednesday.
Firefighters move in to new Conch Key digs
A long-awaited Monroe County Fire Rescue station upgrade on Conch Key is all but complete, according to Project Management Director David Hill."
A reported guest at the Blackfin Resort was found dead and floating in the water Saturday behind the resort property, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.
Lots of construction projects on Key West's plate
The Key West City Commission is considering a law to limit lobbying. Among the development projects it would apply to: Conversion of the 33-acre Truman Waterfront into a "destination park" for up to $50 million.
Free, one-day training will be offered this summer for volunteers who would like to help in case of an oil spill.
Christopher Farrell had an arrest history long before the attack on the child.
A Key West man convicted of attempted murder of a 3-year-old girl in a 2008 attack on Thursday was sentenced to 40 years in prison.