No party crashing, Irma!

Fantasy Fest 2017 is on...

Hello Fantasy Fest guests, vendors, sponsors, and fellow festival lovers! Thank you all for your kind words, comments, and concern about the Florida Keys over the last two weeks. We have had such an outpouring of love from around the world and feel luckier than ever to call this place home. While Irma came in with a mighty punch, she could […]

Open in Key West

The Blue Macaw is open for business.

Neither rain, nor…, Mail delivery resumes

Mailman Ronnie Presley on his route as mail delivery resumes in Key West.

Monroe County schools open Sept. 25, 27 and Oct. 2

The following schools in the Upper Keys are to open for students Monday, Sept. 25: Plantation Key School Coral Shores High School Key Largo School Ocean Studies School Treasure Village Montessori In Marathon and Key West, the following schools are to open for studentsWednesday, Sept. 27: Stanley Switlik Elementary School Marathon Middle High School Gerald Adams Elementary School Horace O’Bryant School Key […]

Areas where boil water notice has been lifted

Click Image to Enlarge Click Image to Enlarge *Miami-Dade County Line (MM 112) to Whale Harbor (MM 84) EXCLUDING the Plantation Lakes Estates and Sunset Parks subdivisions *Key West (MM 0) to Shark Key (MM 11) EXCLUDING Rockland Key

Blue Roof program starts today

Operation Blue Roof, which provides no-cost temporary repairs for roofs damaged by Hurricane Irma, will cover its first Keys home — on Ramrod Key — Friday morning. The program is headquartered at The Home Depot, 4555 Overseas Highway, Marathon. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors will install the temporary roof covering at no charge. • Only primary residences with standard shingled roofs are eligible. […]

Keys Emergency Management update

CURFEW The current curfews for Monroe County will remain in place through the weekend. The curfew is 10 p.m. to sunrise in the Upper Keys and Middle Keys to the Seven Mile Bridge. The curfew is dusk to dawn in the Lower Keys where the damage is most severe and conditions are still unsafe. In Key West, the curfew is midnight to sunrise. TOURISM […]

Free legal advice for post-Irma issues

Florida Keys residents needing legal assistance to navigate FEMA applications and insurance issues, following Hurricane Irma, can obtain free help from the Monroe County Bar Association. MCBA members have established a volunteer pool of attorneys who are to advise on a pro bono basis. “We want to help members of the Keys community,” said Dustin Hunter, MCBA president. “FEMA applications […]

Key West businesses that are open

From the Key West Chamber of Commerce: OPEN BUSINESSES – **LIMITED HOURS** PLEASE SHARE WITH US IF YOU ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS. THE CHAMBER OFFICES ARE OPEN 9-5 Thursday and Friday and 10-3 on Saturday. Call 305-294-2587 and we will assist in whatever way we can or stop by and see us at 510 Greene Street, 1st Floor. 801 Aqua […]


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