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Monroe County School District 2013-2014 High School Grades Released

The Monroe County School District is pleased to announce the release of the 2013-2014 preliminary high school grades as reported by the Florida Department of Education. In 2013-2014, three out…

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Equality Florida Launches TransAction Florida, Aimed at Supporting Transgender Equality

Seizing on the growing momentum for transgender equality nationwide and across the state, Equality Florida has launched TransAction Florida, a statewide initiative created to increase awareness and to educate and…

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Purple Heart Trail Designation Ceremony Held December 15, 2014

The following tribute was read aloud by John Donnelly during the Purple Heart Trail Dedication Ceremoney on December 15, 2014 at MM 106: We thank each of you for making time…

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8th Annual Gingerbread Making Party at The Oldest House, December 20th

On Saturday, December 20, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Old Island Restoration Foundation and Key West Collegiate Academy will host the eighth annual community gingerbread house making…

Oakleigh Waits, son Cormac and dog Lennon enjoy quality time with Father Christmas at last year’s annual Pet Pictures with Santa.

Pet Pictures with Santa this Friday

This Friday, December 19, 5:30-8 pm, bring the critters and the kids for Pet Pictures with Santa, at the Historic Seaport Christmas tree at the foot of William Street. Sponsored…

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Intuitive Arts Fair on Big Pine Key Dec 27th

The Intuitive Arts Co-op of the Lower Keys presents an Intuitive Arts and Psychic Fair on Saturday, December 27th from 10-4 at Good Food Conspiracy Health Food Store at mile…

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NOWHERE TO RUN:  NEW VIDEO DEVASTATING TO KWPD CREDIBILITY ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ HOMELESS IN KEY WEST: OLD MAN CHAPMAN, CAPTAIN TILLY, AND PETER PAN ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ LAST DAY AT CHAPMAN’S HOUSE ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~…

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Big Pine Winn-Dixie Is First National Chain To Partner With “Got Your Bags? Florida Keys” Program

  Big Pine Key Grocery Hosts a Special Event With Significant Environmental Benefits To Help Reduce The Impact Of Single Use Plastic Bags Big Pine Key, FL, December 9, 2014 ~…

Miami VA Leadership hosting Veteran Town Hall in Key West

Veterans and their family members are invited to a Miami VA Healthcare System Veteran Town Hall meeting designed to answer questions about VA services and solicit suggestions from Veterans. The…

Roberta Spencer, President of the Key West Woman's Club, receives a check from John Johnson and
Kelly Friend of the OIRF.  Funds were needed to improve storm protection for the Hellings House, home
of the KWWC since 1940.

OIRF Supports Maintaining Historic Sites

Old Island earns funds for grants to support preservation of Key West cultural history and maintain the Oldest House through their annual series of House Tours; the first of four…

“Purple Heart Trail” Signs To Be Unveiled December 15th

Honorable & Distinguished Guests… State Rep. Holly Raschein’s “Purple Heart Trail” Bill was recently signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott. A section of US 1 running from Mile Marker…

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