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    Keep address clear for emergencies

    The Key Largo Volunteer Fire Department has become aware through our response to alarms and visiting neighborhoods that some addresses are particularly difficult to locate and identify due to lack of or difficult to view house numbers. Minutes matter in times of emergency, and you can help us ...

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    Leave Acevedo alone, he's paid his debt to society

    Having been disgraced, seriously injured and punished for his mistakes, at what point in time shall a man be forgiven? Perseverating upon another's imperfection is the mark of a weak and enfeebled individual, fearful that his or her own flaws and shortcomings may be called to light.

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    Kindness is welcome in time of husband's loss

    For the past six months, my husband needed special care, as he suffered from dementia and other complications. Our family was already under stress, as one son was suffering from Lyme disease, his wife from cancer and chronic fatigue syndrome. My other son was working two jobs to help out financially...

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    Aviation Boulevard sidewalk plan is flawed

    The Marathon City Council continues to push for a controversial plan proposed to improve the bike path along Aviation Boulevard. However, many residents have expressed concerns regarding the city's preferred approach and the overall lack of public process and engagement.

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    The positive power of the press

    In October of 2014 an article was published in The Reporter, written by my late husband's dear friend John Donnelly. Your decision to publish his story produced a miracle in my life. The article highlighted my husband, Robert Axberg, and his meritorious service to our country as a United States...

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    Misspent priorities on display

    With all the new trees and shrubbery along U.S.1, is it about safety or beauty? All of the money spent on that project should have been spent on the safety of the local bridges.  Some of the "newer" bridges are in horrible disrepair. Who sets the priorities on how "our" tax money...

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    Fire services should be shared

    My thanks to The Reporter in the June 18 edition for giving the proposal for the Tavernier Volunteer Fire Department to be annexed by the Key Largo Fire-Rescue and Emergency Medical Services District a public forum. Thanks to other writers and the citizens for their consideration. It is important...

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    Visitor: Cops misidentified me as the urinator

    I am down here in Marathon on the mooring. Was riding my bike to the store to pick up some more boat stuff. Riding threw the park, when I see two Monroe County Sheriff's Office cars coming towards me. Don't think a lot about it since the jail is right there.

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    Where did the Upper Keys tennis program go?

    I would like to know why no one is asking questions about the recently defunct tennis program at the Key Largo YMCA? I was honored to be a part of what was once a very successful junior tennis program that was designed to be a feeder program for the Coral Shores High School tennis teams.

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    Vacation is saved thanks to Key Largo business that goes out of its way

    On a recent vacation, we stayed at a campground in Key Largo and spent a day in Key West. Upon returning to the campground, our truck broke down in Marathon and had to have repairs. Once the repairs were completed, we headed back toward the campground only to have the truck fail again.

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