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    Beware the optical illusion on U.S. 1

    Re: A nighttime optical-illusion driving hazard, U.S. 1 at mile markers 57 and 58 northbound, where the highway makes a long, gentle bend to the left:

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    Keys need to retain our commercial fishing heritage

    Last month, the Monroe County Commission voted 5-0 to begin the process of joining the state with money from the Stan Mayfield Florida Forever Funds to secure permanent dockage and trap storage for Lower Keys commercial fishermen at Gulf Seafood.

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    Rotary fundraiser supports student scholarships

    Every February for the past two decades, the Rotary Club of the Upper Keys holds the Gigantic Nautical Flea Market at Founders Park. This expansive event, utilizing more than 300 community volunteers, has the sole purpose of raising money for educational scholarships for the youth of our two local...

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    Turn down the neighborhood noise

    We are the Wisch family and have owned four homes in Marathon since 1991. We have enjoyed our time in the Florida Keys and have been active in the community. However, in the last few years things have changed.

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    Congressman is no Conch

    In the Keynoter on April 4, you had a story saying that U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, who is running for U.S. Senate, "would be first Conch in the chamber."

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    No customer service at the Postal Service

    From here to Avon Park by car, it takes about four hours and 45 minutes. By first-class mail, according to the post office, it normally takes four to five days.

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    FDOT project welcome

    Most residents in the Upper Keys are thrilled with FDOT's multi-million dollar beautification project in the Key Largo and Tavernier. U.S. 1 in the Upper Keys is long overdue for a facelift, and this project, which is very low cost for county residents, is a great starting point. U.S. 1 in the...

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    Sante’s donation appreciated

    The Upper Keys Humane Society would like to send a special Thank You to Chris Sante of Charter Pest Control for the donation of a Konica Minolta Bizhub.   This will make printing adoption forms and flyers so much quicker and more professional looking for us. It is a tremendous gift, ...

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    Wesley House social-service agency does a great job for Keys families

    When something positive happens in the community, I think we need to celebrate it. That said, this is a thank-you letter to a very worthy organization that helps support our children and families throughout the Florida Keys.

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    City must reject proposed anchoring law

    Re: Proposed state Senate Bill 1548: The relevant issue the second-to-last paragraph wherein the city of Marathon accepts the provision in the bill that "would regulate anchorage within 200 feet of developed waterfront property."

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