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FKCC wins $2M-plus federal grant

Key West Citizen - Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Florida Keys Community College (FKCC) has been awarded a federal Title III "Strengthening Institutions Grant" in the amount of $2,165,125 to be used to improve student education through existing and...

New Life is a game changer

Key West Citizen - Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Millions of Americans who struggle with obesity and weight loss learn daily life is more difficult and less comfortable. Car travel is cramped. Airplane seats are insufficient. Mobility is limited...

Hemingway Home wants to chill

Key West Citizen - Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Things could get a whole lot cooler at Ernest Hemingway's old place. The Hemingway Home and Museum, 907 Whitehead St., is asking for city approval to install central air conditioning at the main...
Crime Report

MARATHON -- A woman who was walking her dog Friday morning said a man grabbed and pulled her into some bushes, but fled after she started screaming for help, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's...
Citizen's Voice

"When do we admit that iguanas, not native to the Keys, are the rats of the reptile world and treat them as such?" "It's nice to know that the motorcycle clubs can travel down U.S. 1 at 70 mph...
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Carlyle creates resort company

Islamorada/KL Free Press - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

ISLAMORADA -- The Carlyle Group purchased the Postcard Inn and La Siesta Resort on Friday, Sept. 12. The purchase price was not known as of press time. The acquisitions place 31 percent of the village's lodging units in the hands of the Washington, D.C.-based private equity firm.

Wastewater board approves staffing increases

Islamorada/KL Free Press - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

KEY LARGO -- Newly appointed Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District General Manager Paul Christian is one of two district employees with a new salary in the fiscal year starting in October, according to numbers he provided to the Free Press.

Latest Publix incarnation gets approval

Islamorada/KL Free Press - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

ISLAMORADA -- Replicating its decision on a different site plan in December, the Village Council last Thursday once again approved the latest incarnation of a mile marker 83.1 Publix.
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