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  • LETTERS

    Serious problems at the Post Office

    I have lived in Long Key for well over 20 years and always enjoyed my daily jaunt to the post office. That's not the way it is today, and I think I'm speaking for a great many people. In past years, this post office always went the extra mile to make sure you got your mail. That's not the...

  • LETTERS

    County must act on road dispute

    For the past several years, Keys businesses have been harassed by the Florida Department of Transportation for using land that we have used for decades.  Since the Keys is a narrow island chain, businesses here depend on the land along U.S. 1 for customer parking and visibility. We have ...

  • EDITORIALS

    Disaster analysis shows us to always be on guard

    Those who haven't lived here long or who have short memories might not know or remember what it's like to go through a hurricane.

  • LETTERS

    Public embraced the wrong movie

    The biggest-grossing film of all time over the Martin Luther King Jr. Day four-day weekend was "American Sniper," grossing $105.3 million, beating out the previous title holder, "Avatar."

  • LETTERS

    Monks teach us nonviolence

    Keys to Peace last week hosted eight Tibetan monks of the Drepung Gomang Monastery in southern India. The monks are on the Sounds of Peace Tour throughout the Upper Keys. The monks are sharing prayers for peace while continuing to raise awareness through their nonviolent resistance after their exile...

  • LETTERS

    Moose are always there to help

    Recently I had the pleasure of helping the Marathon Moose Lodge and Women of the Moose with the children's Christmas party they put on. It was a really great day for all.

  • LETTERS

    Veterans are thankful

    A big thank you to Marathon for all the contributions I received in the mail for the Wounded Warrior project. We had 51 Soldier Ride participants from three hospitals.

  • EDITORIALS

    Get out and support the Lady Dolphins in soccer playoff

    The Marathon High School girls soccer team continues rolling.

  • LETTERS

    Drawbridge opens too frequently

    The all-too-frequent openings of the Snake Creek Drawbridge in Islamorada are not only a traffic nightmare but an environmental concern due to exhaust emissions. As a Windley Key resident dealing with this problem on a daily basis, I have explored options considered by other municipalities with ...

  • LETTERS

    Key West cabs don't measure up against Uber

    I recently spent 10 days in Key West on vacation and I want to comment on the condition of the taxi cabs I rode in. Here is a brief summary of what I found:

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