Saturday Nov 23
Closing likely in December for new county park
The Key Largo property known as Rowell's Marina could soon officially add "waterfront park" to its name: Monroe County commissioners, meeting Wednesday in Key Largo, gave what appears to be final approval to buy the eight-acre site on Florida Bay for $5 million."
Saturday Nov 23
Martin takes reins as chairman of Keys School Board
Ron Martin, a former principal of Coral Shores High School, is the new chairman of the Monroe County School Board following a Tuesday organizational meeting.The gavel passed from former Chairman Andy Griffiths, the board's District 2 representative and a six-term elected official.Board member John Dick nominated Martin and Ed Davidson seconded; ... (more)
Tavernier gets to taste a new take on tacos
Chef George Patti and business partner and sommelier Tom Smith have reimagined the former Tasters Grille in Tavernier Towne into Tasters Taco Emporium.
FHP: Medical condition led to Upper Keys crashes
Florida Highway Patrol investigators say a woman who knocked a Kentucky couple off their motorcycle with her car and fled Tuesday was confused and did not even know she was in the Upper Keys.Sally Benjamin, 68, of Hialeah drove her 1998 Toyota six miles south to Islamorada before stopping for police after hitting the motorcycle, as well as a sport ... (more)
Bertelli named curator of history foundation
Keys Historian Brad Bertelli has been named curator of the Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation.
Very well done: Steak meal results in trailer burning down
Cooking a late-night steak went wrong in a blazing way before dawn Monday. A double-wide mobile home in The Harborage park, on the Key Largo oceanside near mile marker 97.3, was destroyed by a fire that apparently started in the kitchen.The lone occupant of the home, identified as Adam Kaicher, 30, of Miami, escaped the 2 a.m. fire on Coral Way.
Biologist to speak
Wildlife biologist Jim Duquesnel will address the Key Largo Federation of Homeowner Associations at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Key Largo Library community room, mile marker 101.4, oceanside.
Key Largo Bridge Run Attracts 814 Participants
Two south Floridians won overall men's and women's half-marathon titles Saturday at the fifth annual Key Largo Bridge Run in the Florida Keys.
The Miami Herald
2 South Floridians win half-marathon titles
Two south Floridians have won overall men's and women's half-marathon titles at the Key Largo Bridge Run in the Florida Keys.