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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Key West Port and Marinas Director Doug Bradshaw celebrates 20 years

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Interim City Manager Patti McLauchlin on Wednesday presented Key West Port and Marinas Director Doug Bradshaw with a gold watch and a challenge coin in honor of his 20 years of service to the City of Key West.

Bradshaw started with the City in 2001 as a pr...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Detective Sgt. Lariz Promoted

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Lt. Lariz has served with dedication and a true commitment to the community since he started as a patrol officer in 2002. 

Lt. Lariz continues a tradition of law enforcement in his family. His father Tony Lariz was a Captain with the Key West Poli...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Lt. Vazquez Promoted and Retires after 30 Years of Service

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Born and raised in Key West, Capt. Vazquez  came to the Key West Police Department in 1991. He worked for years as one of the department’s “jump out boys,” working undercover to stop drug dealer on the island. His son, Sgt. Billy Vazquez, followe...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Officer O'Connell Promoted, Retires, and Enters Reserves

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Born and raised in Key West, Sgt. O’Connell came to the Key West Police Department in 1996. He served in the Army and was a Monroe County Sheriff’s reserve deputy before he joined the police department. Sgt. O’Connell has worked as a patrol officer, a tra...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

School District Hosts Walk Through

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The Monroe County School Board hosted a joint meeting with City officials and the Key West Housing Authority to talk about its long-term vision for the Trumbo Point property. The informal meeting was followed by a walk-through – really a ride through with...
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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Richard B. and Nina Jo Wardlow Scholarships Awarded

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Key West Fire Academy graduates Brent Bishop and Blake Arencibia were presented with a $500 Richard B. and Nina Jo Wardlow Scholarship, and both are headed to the Florida State Fire Academy in Ocala.

City Commissioner and retired Fire Chief Billy Wardlow e...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Ambassador Academy Accepting Applications

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Where do tax dollars actually go once you’ve paid them? How does such a small island handle its wastewater and storm water while protecting nearshore waters? What do school resource officers do? The answers are just some of the knowledge you’ll gain as a ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

June is Men's Health Month

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Mayor Teri Johnston and the Key West City Commission have proclaimed June as Men’s Health Month.

The proclamation points out that, despite advances in medical technology and research, men continue to live an average of five years less than women....

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Ambassador Academy Graduates Class 34

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The Key West Ambassadors Academy graduated its 34th class during Wednesday’s City Commission meeting. Twelve enthusiastic citizens participated in the modified hybrid class. They join more than 600 citizens who now have a better insight to the workings of...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Key West Fire Department Fire Academy Holds Graduation

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Seventeen Key West High School students this week graduated the Key West Fire Department’s Firefighters Academy. Proud families, members of the Key West Fire Department, and City officials were on hand during the ceremony to acknowledge the hard...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Hurricane Preparedness

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As the 2021 hurricane season approaches, it’s time to prepare.

May is the perfect time to start stocking up your shelves and revisit your family hurricane plan. Do you know where you’ll evacuation, should the occasion occur? Are all you...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

It's Turtle Nesting Season

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It's time again for one of the more spectacular natural events in the Keys -- turtle nesting season.

The City of Key West wants to remind residents and visitors to keep the lights out near the beaches so that turtles can lay their eggs in peace an...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

City of Key West's 2020 Annual Report

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The City of Key West released the 2020 Annual Report, giving the community an insight to the accomplishments of City government over the past year throughout the various departments.

The electronic report has been made available to access on the City’s web...

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