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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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Key West City offices will be closed Monday in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Regular hours will resume Tuesday. Please watch our Facebook page Monday for our virtual celebration in honor of this great civil rights leader, or tune in to Comcast Cha...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Citizen Survey

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What do you see for the future of Key West? How should elected and City officials prioritize what needs to be done to enhance our island? The City of Key West has begun its strategic planning process, and we need everyone in the community to help.

That&...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

City Provides Stop Gap Funding for Community

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Leah Stockton, executive director or United Way of Collier and the Keys, along with members of other social services organizations in Key West gathered yesterday at City Hall to receive close to $210,000 to help the community counter the effects of the Co...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Free Rapid Covid-19 Testing

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Mayor Teri Johnston and Assistant City Manager Patti McLauchlin, on behalf of the City of Key West, presented the Keys Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) with a check for over $171,000 for rapid Covid-19 testing.

The money is a portion of the $1.3 millio...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Castillo Commended

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The Key West City Commission, City staffers, and the community took the opportunity of last night’s commission meeting to honor Manuel Castillo who has retired from a dedicated career with the Key West Housing Authority. The Housing Authority Executive Di...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Fire Department Presents Plaques

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The Key West Fire Department today presented Florida Department of Health Monroe County Epidemiologists Ysla Veliz and Angela Giquinto plaques of appreciation. Health Department Medical Director Dr. Mark Whiteside was on hand for the presentation.

“Thank y...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Brand New Playing Field

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As school resumes following the holiday break, students will enjoy the newly installed artificial turf at the Rosa Hernandez Girls Softball Field on Kennedy Drive. This means that the girls playing this 30th season on the field will have a modern, mud-fre...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Ed Knight Pier Has Artist's Seating

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Form follows function in the newest installation of art in public places stone benches being installed on the Edward B. Knight White Street Pier. This amazing project by sculptor Craig Berube-Gray is being fully funded by community donations – and the cem...

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