School District Partners With COMPUTE$

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Dec 262014
 
School District Partners With  COMPUTE$

The Monroe County School District participated in the Hour of Code which is a global movement to reach tens of millions of students in over 180 countries. The Hour of Code is a one hour introduction to computer science where the basic components of coding are introduced.

Monroe County School District 2013-2014 High School Grades Released

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Dec 192014
 
Monroe County School District 2013-2014 High School Grades Released

The Monroe County School District is pleased to announce the release of the 2013-2014 preliminary high school grades as reported by the Florida Department of Education. In 2013-2014, three out of four Monroe County high schools received a “B” rating and one high school received a “C.” Coral Shores High School, Key West High School, Read More…

Equality Florida Launches TransAction Florida, Aimed at Supporting Transgender Equality

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Dec 192014
 
Equality Florida Launches TransAction Florida, Aimed at Supporting Transgender Equality

Seizing on the growing momentum for transgender equality nationwide and across the state, Equality Florida has launched TransAction Florida, a statewide initiative created to increase awareness and to educate and promote complete equality for the transgender community. This month Florida hit the tipping point, with 50% of the population currently protected from gender identity and Read More…

Purple Heart Trail Designation Ceremony Held December 15, 2014

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Dec 192014
 
Purple Heart Trail Designation Ceremony Held December 15, 2014

The following tribute was read aloud by John Donnelly during the Purple Heart Trail Dedication Ceremoney on December 15, 2014 at MM 106: We thank each of you for making time to attend this ceremony. We are honored by your presence… Sheriff Rick Ramsay and Capt. Don Fannelli have done a spectacular job in providing us Read More…

8th Annual Gingerbread Making Party at The Oldest House, December 20th

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Dec 192014
 
8th Annual Gingerbread Making Party at The Oldest House, December 20th

On Saturday, December 20, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Old Island Restoration Foundation and Key West Collegiate Academy will host the eighth annual community gingerbread house making party in the garden of The Oldest House at 322 Duval Street in Key West. Kids of all ages are invited to attend this fun Read More…

Pet Pictures with Santa this Friday

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Dec 192014
 
Pet Pictures with Santa this Friday

This Friday, December 19, 5:30-8 pm, bring the critters and the kids for Pet Pictures with Santa, at the Historic Seaport Christmas tree at the foot of William Street. Sponsored by All Animal Clinic, a $20 (cash only) donation gets a professional high-resolution photo with Santa, plus goodies and treats including pet bandanas, dog treats, Read More…

Intuitive Arts Fair on Big Pine Key Dec 27th

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Dec 192014
 
Intuitive Arts Fair on Big Pine Key Dec 27th

The Intuitive Arts Co-op of the Lower Keys presents an Intuitive Arts and Psychic Fair on Saturday, December 27th from 10-4 at Good Food Conspiracy Health Food Store at mile marker 30.2 Oceanside on Big Pine Key. The Co-op is a local group of intuitive readers, body therapists, artists and vendors. The fair features intuitive Read More…

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Dec 122014
 
MOST POPULAR

NOWHERE TO RUN:  NEW VIDEO DEVASTATING TO KWPD CREDIBILITY ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ HOMELESS IN KEY WEST: OLD MAN CHAPMAN, CAPTAIN TILLY, AND PETER PAN ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ LAST DAY AT CHAPMAN’S HOUSE ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ MONROE COUNTY’S SECRET ROADMAP TO RESEGREGATION ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ALL BLUE PAPER COVERAGE ON THE DEATH-IN-CUSTODY OF CHARLES EIMERS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ALL BLUE PAPER 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…

“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…