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Dear Ernest

 Posted by  Island Voices, Issue #92  Comments Off on Dear Ernest
Dec 122014
 

Dear Ernest, I thought of you the other day as I drove down Whitehead Street and nearly ran over a family of tourists. They had stepped out from between the parked cars to take pictures of your house. Your brick wall is still there. I always like to speculate about the wall. Was it to Read More…

WILLIAM WELCH RECEIVES HONOR

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Dec 122014
 
WILLIAM WELCH RECEIVES HONOR

Earlier this year, the Board of Directors of the Anne McKee Artists Fund honored artist William Welch for his exceptional, continuing contribution to the arts community in the Florida Keys and presented William with the Miriam B. Good Award and a special palette to commemorate the occasion. Mr. Welch is a gifted water colorist and Read More…

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

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Dec 122014
 
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 ~ Winn-Dixie will partner with nonprofit Green Living and Energy Education’s “Got Your Bags? Florida Keys” program by holding a reusable bag giveaway and sale event Read More…

Miami VA Leadership hosting Veteran Town Hall in Key West

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Dec 122014
 

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 Veteran Town Hall is scheduled for Dec. 17 at 10 a.m. at The Harvey Government Center, BOCC Meeting Room, at 1200 Truman Avenue in Key Read More…

OIRF Supports Maintaining Historic Sites

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Dec 122014
 
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 monthly tours is scheduled for December 27th and 28th. The deadline for the next round of grants will be announced shortly. Information on the House Read More…

Love Lang Gang! They're Just Plain Fun!!

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Dec 122014
 
Love Lang Gang!  They're Just Plain Fun!!

The Love Lane Gang is a homegrown band that charms and thrills both locals and visitors with their rollicking raucous ruckus. With an age range among the members of over thirty years, they bring a wide variety of experience and musical tastes to bear and appeal to music lovers of all ages. They’ve brought back Read More…

"Purple Heart Trail" Signs To Be Unveiled December 15th

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Dec 122014
 

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 106 to Florida City will be designated as the “Purple Heart Trail”. Beautifully crafted highway signs running North and South on US 1 will depict Read More…