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County options limited for removal of coroner

Key West Citizen - Friday, May 29, 2015

Removing embroiled Monroe County Medical Examiner Dr. Thomas Beaver from his post could prove to be an administrative and political challenge for government officials investigating alleged...

State budget shortfall may lead to clerk's office layoffs

Key West Citizen - Friday, May 29, 2015

The Monroe County Clerk of Court Office is facing a $400,000 deficit stemming from a $14.6 million shortfall in the state court fund. The state is facing a crisis in funding for all clerk of court...

Homeowner ordered to pay $20,000 for illegal rentals

Key West Citizen - Friday, May 29, 2015

A Key West property owner owes the city at least $20,200 for illegally renting out his half-million-dollar Riviera Drive house on travel websites, the special magistrate who rules on code cases...
Citizen's Voice

“Just saw the new rainbow crosswalk. As clean and sleek as it is today (I’m sure) that the white border will be disgusting in a short period of time. Gum, car and foot traffic will take...
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Mayor, cafe owner takes over Fiesta Key restaurant

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

LONG KEY — The mayor of Islamorada recently took over the lease for Lobster Crawl Bar & Grill at Fiesta Key RV Resort, a 28-acre bayfront property with 300-plus rental sites.  Mike...

Marathon fishing family in new CBS reality show

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

MARATHON — A new CBS television reality show airing this week will test the character of those in dire financial situations, including a part-time Marathon family. The program, “The Briefcase,” finds couples in need of financial assistance, whether backlogged on loans or dealing with other hardships, and offers them an out.

Shelter contract renewed with changes

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

KEY LARGO — Those who opposed the renewal of the county’s animal control contract with the Upper Keys Animal Shelter were mum at the Monroe County Commission meeting last week. Without...
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