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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Passover Babies Cemetery Restoration

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Members of the community gathered at the Key West Historic Cemetery on Thursday to celebrate the generous volunteers who restored the group of gravesites known as the Passover and Windsor babies. They are so named because the tiny graves line the fence th...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Volunteers Cleanup Near Base

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The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter William Trump conducted their first cleanup Thursday after adopting Trumbo Road.

Dee Dee Green, Key West’s solid waste coordinator met them with grabbers, gloves and buckets. The strip of road between the Coa...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Transit Workers Appreciation Week

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Mayor Teri Johnston and the Key West City Commission gave a shout out during this week’s meeting to all of the employees in the transit system by proclaiming Transit Worker Appreciation Week.

“Since the early days of the COVID-19 pandem...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Fair Housing and Community Development Month

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Mayor Teri Johnston and the Key West City Commission has proclaimed April as Fair Housing and Community Development Month.

Although federal law prohibits housing discrimination, Key West takes particular pride in its acceptance of our “one human ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Champion Tree Applications Available

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The City of Key West is accepting applications for the Heritage Tree program, a program created to identify trees of special significance to the people in the city.

“A heritage tree is a tree that is historically significant and is associated wit...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

City Presented with Historic Conch Flag

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The City was presented with an interesting and significant artifact at Tuesday’s City Commission meeting. Darren, Karen, and David Paul Horan presented a long-forgotten Key West High School Conch Flag to the commission.

For many years the flag wa...

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