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Thursday 01/10/2019
Go Have Fun

It’s festival season in South Dade and the Upper Keys. Mark your calendar (listed in chronological order) to enjoy the beautiful weather and all of the great events our communities have to offer.

Posted: January 10, 2019
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Couple arrested over $10K in unpaid hotel bills

A Key Largo couple was arrested Saturday for failing to pay a $10,155.09 hotel tab at the Hampton Inn, 102400 Overseas Highway.

Posted: January 10, 2019
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Friday 12/28/2018
Finding the True Meaning of the Season

Our Christmas celebrations certainly vary in our community. Many celebrate Noche Buena and exchange gifts on Christmas Eve. Midnight church is standard with others. Many gather on Christmas Day. Some travel out of town to visit family while others’ homes are filled to the brim with family coming home. There is no correct way to celebrate Christmas.

Updated: December 31, 2018 - 8:14 am
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Homestead Man Busted for Car Theft

A 33-year-old Homestead man was arrested Friday for possessing suspected drugs after he was stopped in the Upper Keys for driving a rental car reported stolen out of Miami-Dade County.

Posted: December 28, 2018
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Thursday 12/20/2018
Hurricane Marine Debris Removal Project Passes Halfway Mark

The Monroe County-led $49.2 million project to cleanup Hurricane Irma marine debris has passed the halfway point with the completion of 91 of the approved 172 canals (53 percent).

Posted: December 20, 2018
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Friday 12/14/2018
Florida City woman arrested after workplace brawl

A 56-year-old Florida City woman was arrested Tuesday after attempting to hit a coworker with a hammer at an Islamorada business.

Posted: December 14, 2018
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Thursday 12/13/2018
Enjoy the Season

   As much as we would like to plan ahead to get ahead, Holiday busyness gets in the way. Shopping, decorating, getting ready for company to arrive takes up much of our time. A comforting delicious casserole baked with love is the best way to enjoy a December weeknight for you and your family. This easy recipe is perfect for dinner and even served as a leftover for lunchtime. Our apple-pear crockpot Sauce is easy and a unique combination with the Holiday Chicken Devan. Enjoy the Season!

Posted: December 13, 2018
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Sex offender arrested after providing alcohol to minors

A 22-year-old man with a sex offense history out of Missouri was arrested Saturday night after a traffic stop.

Posted: December 13, 2018
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Monday 12/03/2018
Army Corps of Engineers includes Florida Water & Infrastructure Projects in 2019 Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released its Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) Work Plan, which includes funding for critical Florida water infrastructure

Posted: December 03, 2018
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Friday 11/30/2018
Monroe County Social Services Helps Reunite Missing 90 Year Old Veteran with his Family in Naples

This missing person case of a 90-year-old veteran from Naples has a happy ending, due to the actions of the employees of Monroe County Social Services and the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.

Posted: November 30, 2018
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Thursday 11/29/2018
Man arrested for child neglect

A 46-year-old Jacksonville, Florida man was arrested Saturday at John Pennekcamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo after other campers reported a toddler was wandering his campsite unattended.

Posted: November 29, 2018
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Friday 11/16/2018
Drug Charges in Key Largo School Zone Stop

A 22-year-old Hialeah man was arrested Nov. 7th on cocaine-and

Posted: November 16, 2018
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Friday 11/09/2018
Man arrested after breaking into truck

A 50-year-old man was arrested Saturday on multiple vehicle burglary-related charges after Sheriff Office Deputies used a mobile tracking app to find him on U.S. 1.

Updated: November 11, 2018 - 9:55 am
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Man arrested for battery

A 32-year-old Miami man was arrested Tuesday after he reached up a woman’s skirt in a parking lot while she was loading her car with groceries.

Posted: November 09, 2018
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Voters Line Up Behind Amendments

By Christine Sexton, NSF

Posted: November 09, 2018
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Midterms Change Florida Landscape

Scott’s win cements control of Florida for Republicans

Updated: November 11, 2018 - 9:57 am
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Thursday 11/08/2018
Upper Keys weekend traffic advisory

Two events may slow traffic this Saturday, Nov. 10. Motorists are asked to note the times, plan accordingly and be patient.

Updated: November 11, 2018 - 9:58 am
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Thursday 11/01/2018
Homestead Men Arrested in Key Largo

Two Homestead men were arrested Tuesday night after two handguns were found during an Upper Keys traffic stop.

Posted: November 01, 2018
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Friday 10/12/2018
Store Clerk Arrested for Video Voyeurism

A 33-year-old Tavernier store clerk was arrested Tuesday night following an investigation after a teenager found a cell phone in a gas station restroom.

Updated: October 15, 2018 - 9:29 am
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Friday 10/05/2018
Search warrant leads to drug arrest

A 22-year-old Key Largo man was arrested on drug charges following a search warrant by the Sheriff’s Office and federal agents.

Posted: October 05, 2018
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