Key West Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Museum faces zoning challengesRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    Representatives with the museum argued before the Key West Planning Board on Thursday night to switch their current status of historic residential to commercial residential under the Future Land Use Map. In addition, the museum requested a zoning change from the current... For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Citizen for this day or purchase this day's electronic edition at .

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  2. Ms. Wheelchair Florida visits Key WestRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    As part of a whirlwind 12 city tour of Florida to promote accessibility changes for people with disabilities, Ms. Wheelchair Florida Heather Taylor visited Key West on Friday.

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  3. Summer reading programs offeredRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    The Key West Library will host a summer reading program for children each Saturday at 1 p.m. throughout July. On Saturday, July 23, the library offers the "Art in the Garden" program, and the final event, on July 30, will be the "Water Balloon Fight Extrava... For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Citizen for this day or purchase this day's electronic edition at .

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  4. Interim hospital CEO vows to listenRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    The interim hospital chief has spent his first three days in Key West listening - and he's hearing more than he expected about Lower Keys Medical Center. Stephen Pennington, a vice president within the hospital's parent company, Community Health Systems, will be in Key West, working as interim CEO of Lower Keys Medical Center, "until we can find the right pe... For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Citizen for this day or purchase this day's electronic edition at .

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  5. Old school demolished for next generationRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    Heavy machinery in recent weeks has reduced the halls of learning at Plantation Key School to piles of rebar and dusty rubble. But Upper Keys residents have few regrets about the welcome and long-awaited demise of the aging school, which will be replaced with a $35 million, state-of-the-art facility housing students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.

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  6. Names to be added to park veterans memorialRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    For the final time, Vietnam veterans who served in-country and lived in Key West prior to April 20, 1975, can be added to the black granite memorial wall at Bayview Park, according to VLM spokesman Jerry Hughes. Interested veterans can submit DD-214 and proof of Key West or Lower Keys residency to VLM c/o P.O. Box 5413 Key West, Florida 33045.

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  7. Killer gets life without paroleRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    Judge Wayne Miller sentenced convicted killer Tod Helfrich on Wednesday to mandatory life prison without the possibility of parole and a second term of life without parole given his violent criminal history. A Key West jury convicted Helfrich, 51, on July 1 of all counts against him after deliberating for about an hour - life first-degree murder, first-degree... For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Citizen for this day or purchase this day's electronic edition at .

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  8. Sun Caps fall to top seed in round of 16 teamsRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    The journey ended for the Key West Suns Caps on Wednesday afternoon in a 14-2 mercy rule loss to the No. 1 seed Beaver Valley Red team in the American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Invitational Tournament at the Cooperstown Dreams Park.

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  9. City shuffles staffRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    The City of Key West is eliminating one of two assistant city manager positions following the departure of Sarah Spurlock. Spurlock is moving to Fort Lauderdale to be with her family and the position will be filled by staff reorganization, according to City Manager Jim Scholl.

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  10. Hospital names interim CEORead the original story

    Jul 20, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    Officials from Community Health Systems, the for-profit Tennessee company that owns Lower Keys Medical Center, are in Key West this week in the wake of former CEO Nicki Will's Friday resignation. In a Tuesday memo to the board of trustees, employees and medical staff of Lower Keys Medical Center, CHS executive Paul Smith announced the appointment of Stephen Pennington as in... For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Citizen for this day or purchase this day's electronic edition at .

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  11. Key West team falls twice, await fate in elimination roundRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    After going 4-0 and ascending to No. 14 in the standings during the first two days of pool play, the Key West Sun Caps lost both games on Tuesday in the American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Invitational Tournament at the Cooperstown Dream Park.

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  12. Citizens' VoiceRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    "Wake up, Key West! Affordable housing? Guess what? Your prices are in line with most big cities across America. Wages? Puh-leese.

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  13. Police investigate bone diver foundRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    Police were called to the Naval Air Station Key West entrance at Trumbo Road after a Coast Guard diver reportedly found a bone while diving Sunday, according to an incident report. The Coast Guard diver told police that he was diving near a Federal Aviation Administration tower about 30-feet off Fleming Key in about four to five feet of water at 6:45 p.m.,... For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Citizen for this day or purchase this day's electronic edition at .

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  14. Denise Chelekis knows exactly who she isRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    Denise Chelekis has been answering to the name Camille for 25 years - ever since she and her husband Michael Chelekis bought a Key West cafe from a woman named Camille in 1991. The first location in the 700 block of Duval Street featured a trademark pink awning that was synonymous with good food and strong coffee that helped patrons shake off the prior night's haze.

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  15. City leaders want budget reducedRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    Although no official vote was taken, Mayor Craig Cates and the Key West City Commission directed staff to find ways to get to roll back millage rates at the first day of budget workshop sessions Monday. The proposed millage rate would cost property owners $256 per $100,000 of value, while the roll back rate (which would generate the same amount of tax revenue as t... For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Citizen for this day or purchase this day's electronic edition at .

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  16. Sports - LocalRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    After a rocky start on Monday afternoon, the Key West Sun Caps came back to upended the Northwest Travelers from Chicago, 12-6, in their third game of the American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Invitational Tournament at the Cooperstown Dream Park. For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Citizen for this day or purchase this day's electronic edition at .

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  17. Sun Caps win pair at national tourneyRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    The Key West Sun Caps began their quest for a national championship on Sunday morning with a pair of victories in the American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Invitational Tournament at the Cooperstown Dream Park. For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Citizen for this day or purchase this day's electronic edition at .

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  18. Think twice before raising sin taxesRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    Monroe County and the City of Key West are holding budget meetings this week to discuss how they intend to spend taxpayer dollars in the next fiscal year. Despite enjoying an economic boom from tourism, rising real estate prices and virtually no unemployment, neither government appears to be considering lowering taxes for citizens.

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  19. ObituariesRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    Alicia Barcelo Diaz 86, of Key West, passed away on Monday July 11, 2016 at Key West Health & Rehabilitation. She was born on March 7, 1930 in Key West, to the late Julio and Otilia Barcelo.

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  20. County to vote on tax rateRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2016 | KeysNews.com

    The Monroe County Commission will vote Monday on a tentative tax rate for the upcoming 2016-17 fiscal year that would cost property owners $372 per $100,000 of value. The tax rate comes in below rollback, the tax rate that would generate the same amount of tax revenue as the current year, but the budget calls for the county to give 3.3 percent raises and .7 percent cost of living adjustment to county employees, which would include the county administrator and county attorney.

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