Farm Share continues Hurricane Irma relief on anniversary

One year after Hurricane Irma’s landfall, the heavy hit Florida Keys are still rebuilding. With a caravan of semi-trucks loaded with furniture and appliances, Farm Share continues to assist those still struggling to rebuild. In the past year since Hurricane...

Key West Citizen: Volunteer corps trained, ready

Relief supplies organized by Rotary District 6990 arrive from Opa Locka, Florida, following Hurricane Irma. Monroe county has trained 250 volunteers over the past three months. The group is forming a non-profit to seek out donations of equipment. (ROB O’NEAL/The...

Citizens’ Board defers 2019 rate recommendations

In a welcome move, Citizens Property Insurance Corporation’s Board of Governors voted to defer action on the the 2019 proposed rate increases. The Board will revisit the recommendations in December allowing for water policy language changes to take effect and...

The Hill opinion: Congress can no longer ignore flood insurance

BY JOSHUA SAKS AND ELI LEHRER, OPINION CONTRIBUTORS — 05/23/18 05:30 PM EDT 35 THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL Even amidst what seems like never-ending gridlock in Congress, one bill remains a must-pass every time: the...

Monroe County Emergency Management forming volunteer emergency corps

MARATHON, FL – On Monday night at the Marathon Government Center, Monroe County Emergency Management Director Martin Senterfitt held the first informational meeting about the creation of the “Monroe Emergency Reserve Corps.” This new Reserve Corps will be made up of...

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