Aug 072015
PEARY COURT PURCHASE: Some Thoughts and Questions

by Maureen Bramlage……. An Open Letter to the City Commission Dear Mayor and Commissioners: Something I learned from the good Jesuits when I pursued my higher education degrees was to stay open always to change in the light of new information. Thanks to Mr. Weekley, and to Mr. Scholl’s A+ radio delivery on the subject Saturday of affordable housing, I am 100% behind this purchase, and in fact would encourage the City to consider contracting with the present owners/developers to build the 48 more units [continue reading…]

 August 7, 2015  Posted by at 12:38 am ~ Opinion ~, Issue #126 3 Responses »
Aug 072015
80 Years Later: Great Labor Day Hurricane of 1935

It was 80 years ago, on Sept. 2, 1935, the fiercest storm (even today) to hit North America, came ashore in Islamorada, wreaking death and destruction from Tavernier to Duck Key. The event marks a significant period in the life of the Upper Keys, a time that should never be forgotten. For the 80th anniversary, Keys History & Discovery Center brings together the history of the storm, the impact on the families and lives lost, as well as lessons learned and the vulnerability of our [continue reading…]

 August 7, 2015  Posted by at 12:36 am Issue #126, Special Events No Responses »
Aug 072015
2015 Key West Elections Information

DEAR HOMETOWN! MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS, 2015 Key West Elections Information 1) City of Key West Qualifying is Noon, August 17th to Noon August 21st 2) Key West General Election – October 6, 2015 Last day to register to vote for the General Election is Sept. 8, 2015 Early Voting September 21st to October 3rd. Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Early voting on Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Absentees will be mailed approximately 35 days prior to election. 3) Key West Runoff [continue reading…]

 August 7, 2015  Posted by at 12:34 am Issue #126, Public Notice No Responses »