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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Chief Assistant City Attorney Ramsingh celebrates 15 Years of Service

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This week Chief Assistant City Attorney Ron Ramsingh celebrates 15 years of service with the City of Key West.  He returned to his hometown of Key West in 2007 to take the Assistant City Attorney job after working as a career criminal/robbery pro...

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Posted on: October 24, 2022

Captain Robert Franco receives 20 Years of Service Recognition

Captain Robert Franco 20 years of Service recognition

City Manager Patti McLauchlin, Fire Chief Alan Averette, and the entire City Commission honored Captain Robert Franco for his 20 years of service to the Key West Fire Department.

He came to the department in 2002 as a certified firefighter and EMT. &nb...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

District IV Commissioner Lissette Carey, Officially Sworn Into Office

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On Monday, November 21, at noon, City Clerk Cheri Smith swore in newly-elected District IV City Commissioner Lissette Carey.  Commissioner Carey was joined in the ceremony by her large Key West family.

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Irreverent Warriors Key West Silkies Hike Week

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During the November 15, 2022, City Commission meeting, Mayor Teri Johnston and the Commissioners declared the week of December 5 as Irreverent Warriors Key West Silkies Hike Week.

The Irreverent Warriors organization is a force that unites the veteran comm...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Zonta's 16 Days of Activism

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Mayor Teri Johnston and the City Commission have proclaimed 16 Days of Activism beginning November 25, 2022, in honor of an important effort by the Zonta Club of Key West.  The effort is aimed at raising awareness about violence against women.

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

USCG Mohawk Adopts a Cleanup Spot

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Key West City Manager Patti McLauchlin was proud to attend the dedication of the first new Adopt-A-Spot sign by the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk.

McLauchlin presented Commander Andrew L. Pate, Commanding Officer of the Mohawk, and all of the crew members with...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

City Commission Selects Firm for Revitalizing Duval Corridor

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The City of Key West is poised to move forward on revitalizing the Duval Street corridor after the City Commission, on November 2, 2022, approved the proposal from the Stanec firm.

City Manager Patti McLauchlin chose the top three proposals to present to t...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

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Mayor Teri Johnston and the City Commission have proclaimed the month of November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among men and women in the United States, accounting for more deaths than colon cancer, breas...

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Posted on: October 21, 2022

Beware of Unlicensed Contractors

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The City of Key West wants to warn residents to beware of unlicensed contractors.  As often is the case following a disaster, people come in offering to do repairs and mold remediation, but they are not licensed, contractors.  Some may e...

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Posted on: October 18, 2022

Residential Parking Permit Renewal

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It's time to renew your Residential Parking Permit for Old Town.  The stickers will help ensure that marked residential parking spaces are reserved for residents.

If you already have last year's permit, you can renew it easily online by clicking o...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

U.S. Small Business Administration Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of Florida

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SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of Florida Affected by Hurricane Ian

Information provided by The Greater Key West Chamber of Commerce

 Low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) ...

Affected by Hurricane/Tropical Storm Ian

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

City Commission Approves 2022/2023 Budget

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The Key West City Commission approved the budget for fiscal 2022/23 that will provide various improvements to our island's numerous parks and recreational facilities as well as additional public safety personnel, which will enhance the City&a...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Brighten the Square!

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Mallory Square is beloved for its nightly Sunset Celebration, an iconic event that brings together the best of the Keys' natural beauty and unique culture.  This is just one of the many roles this public square has played in i...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Key West Police Officer Assists in Turtle Rescue

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Key West Police Officer Randy Perez responded to a unique call Monday night: a baby turtle rescue.

The tiny turtles hatched on the beach at the Pier House.  But instead of heading to the water, they began trekking across the wooden decking of the ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Police Chief Brandenburg Awards Officer and Civilian of the Year 2021!

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In an awards ceremony hosted by the Grand Key Resort on April 22, 2021, Key West Police Chief Sean Brandenburg named Officer Santiago Perez Officer of the Year 2021 and Denise Richardson, Civilian Employee of the Year 2021.

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Posted on: January 25, 2022

Key West Transit Awarded over $1 Million in Grants

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The City of Key West Transit Department is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded over $1 million to pay for operating costs spanning the next two fiscal years.

A grant of $485,692 for the current fiscal year was awarded from the American Rescue ...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

College Road Affordable Housing Moving Forward

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October 18, 2021

The Key West Housing Authority and the City of Key West are pleased to announce that the city’s newest affordable housing project is ready to begin construction. In a joint effort with these two independent agencies and the Monro...

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