Sep 292017
After Irma, Florida Keys to Officially Reopen to Visitors Oct. 1

After the Florida Keys were impacted by Hurricane Irma Sept. 10, local government officials announced Monday that the island chain would reopen to visitors Sunday, Oct. 1. While Key Largo and Key West were least impacted by the Category 4 storm, not all lodging, including RV resorts and other tourism facilities throughout the Keys, are operating on a normal basis. Potential visitors should call ahead to ensure hotels and their favorite attractions are open. Some hotels are accommodating displaced residents under a Federal Emergency Management Agency [continue reading…]

 September 29, 2017  Posted by at 6:20 am Issue #236, News, Public Notice 1 Response »
Sep 292017
Monroe County Emergency Management Hurricane Irma Recovery Update

  MONROE COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT HURRICANE IRMA RECOVERY UPDATE DOG PARK The dog park is now open at Monroe County’s Higgs Beach in Key West. For now, the entrance is through the gated antenna site off of White Street. Visitors will need to stay within the barricaded areas. The Atlantic Boulevard entrance and the rest of Higgs Beach remain closed at this time. DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER A new FEMA Disaster Recovery Center will open Sunday at Fire Station #20 in Islamorada, next to Founders Park. The hours [continue reading…]

 September 29, 2017  Posted by at 6:09 am Issue #236, News, Public Notice No Responses »