Nov 272015
Marathon: Man Airlifted After Fight; Others Attack Responding Deputies

One man was airlifted to a Miami hospital for injuries he sustained in an altercation on 15th Street in Marathon just before midnight Wednesday. Several men were arrested after they attacked deputies attempting to investigate the circumstances of his injuries. Deputies responded to reports of a fight and found the victim, 48 year old Ignacio Echererria Aguila, lying in the middle of the road. He had severe injuries to his face, including swelling, bruising and lacerations. Paramedics responded and transported him to Fishermen’s Hospital after [continue reading…]

 November 27, 2015  Posted by at 12:50 am Issue #142, News 2 Responses »
Nov 272015
District I Community Meeting, December 3rd / Topic:  Peary Court

City Commissioner Jimmy Weekley will convene a District I meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, December 3rd at the Key West Ferry Terminal.Commissioner Weekley has called this community meeting to discuss the future of Peary Court. The meeting is open to the public, and District I residents are especially encouraged to attend.

 November 27, 2015  Posted by at 12:49 am Issue #142, Public Notice No Responses »
Nov 272015
An Eclectic Potpourri of History at the Little Library on Fleming Street

by Dennis Reeves Cooper……. Back in another life, one of the things I did to make a couple of bucks was to write history books for companies and organizations. All that was required was that they actually had histories (usually a couple of file drawers of old photos and documents)– and money to pay me and the printer. Clients included a symphony orchestra, a regional telephone company and a Bahamian resort. During a visit to Washington DC a couple of years ago, it was a [continue reading…]

 November 27, 2015  Posted by at 12:48 am * Featured Story *, Issue #142 No Responses »