Sunday Aug 24
Grinder pumps: Will they mean the end of Key Deer?
Commissioner George Neugent states that a pressure sewage system, with grinder pumps, is the optimum sewage collection system for Big Pine Key.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The Miami Herald
The big billiion dollar stink over sewers in the Keys
From the era of Ernest Hemingway to the days of Jimmy Buffett, the island city of Key West got rid of its raw sewage the old-fashioned way, by dumping it into the sea.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Take the opportunity and vote early
Voters throughout Monroe County have been inundated with never-ending political campaigning and signs in recent months, and now it's just going to intensify.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Our choice for County Commission District 2 in the Aug. 26 primary: Neugent
With incumbent George Neugent and challenger Danny Coll, the nearly 18,600 Republican voters in Monroe County have two capable candidates from which to choose a County Commission nominee for District 2 in the Aug. 26 GOP primary.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Officials: Prescribed burn goes well
A 20-acre prescribed burn on Big Pine Key that began on Wednesday and could continue through today depending on weather, is going well, federal wildlife officials said Thursday.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
In Republican primary for County Commission, Coll and Neugent differ widely on sewers
A Lower Keys businessman tries for the second time to unseat a Monroe County Commission incumbent in the Aug. 26 District 2 primary.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Holes in fences help Key deer, turtles
The Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority learned last week that good fences don't always make good neighbors, especially if your neighbor is a Key deer or a turtle.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Fences for sewer work driving Key deer into the road, will be modified
Of the National Key Deer Refuge's 84,351 acres in the Lower Keys, by far the most dangerous place for its namesake species to be is on or near U.S. 1. The docile, endangered Key deer has become almost domesticated over the years due to some residents and tourists -- against state and federal law --- hand-feeding the deer.