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Posted on: July 26, 2018

DON’T WAIT UNTIL IT’S TOO LATE TO REGISTER FOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT’S SPECIAL NEEDS REGISTRY

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MARATHON, FL – Monroe County Emergency Management provides assistance to eligible persons with physical or mental disabilities who may require special assistance during mandatory evacuations and emergency sheltering.

To receive this assistance, an eligible...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

REMINDER: DEADLINE FOR APPLYING FOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT’S 2018 PLACARD REENTRY PROGRAM IS JULY 31

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MONROE COUNTY, FL – Monroe County Emergency Management’s 2018 Placard Reentry Program is available to agencies with representation at the Emergency Operations Center. These agencies can obtain early reentry placards for their employees from Monroe County ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

MONROE COUNTY FIRE RESCUE OFFERS NEW “HOT SHOTS” TRAINING PROGRAM WITH WAIVED FEES FOR LOCALS

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MARATHON, FL – The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners has approved “Monroe Hot Shots.” This new Monroe County Fire Rescue program provides free firefighting and first responder training for qualified Monroe County re...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

AMERICAN AIRLINES TO CONTINUE NONSTOP SERVICE BETWEEN DALLAS/FORT WORTH AND KEY WEST AIRPORTS

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KEY WEST, FL – American Airlines will continue nonstop service from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Key West International Airport later this year.

The seasonal service began as a weekly flight June 9, 2018 was scheduled to co...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

DON’T WAIT UNTIL IT’S TOO LATE TO REGISTER FOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT’S SPECIAL NEEDS REGISTRY

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MARATHON, FL – Monroe County Emergency Management provides assistance to eligible persons with physical or mental disabilities who may require special assistance during mandatory evacuations and emergency sheltering.

To receive this assistance, a...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2018

MONROE COUNTY FIRE RESCUE OFFERS NEW “HOT SHOTS” TRAINING PROGRAM WITH WAIVED FEES FOR LOCALS

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MARATHON, FL – The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners has approved “Monroe Hot Shots.” This new Monroe County Fire Rescue program provides free firefighting and first responder training for qualified Monroe County residents in exchange for a comm...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

BERNSTEIN PARK ON STOCK ISLAND READY TO PARTIALLY REOPEN ON MONDAY, JULY 23

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STOCK ISLAND, FL – Monroe County’s Bernstein Park on Stock Island will partially reopen on Monday, July 23, at 7 a.m. The sections that are ready to open are the children’s playground, basketball court, walking path and the a...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

FY 2019 PROPOSED BUDGET TRANSMITTED TO MONROE COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

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MARATHON, FL – The Monroe County Fiscal Year 2019 Proposed Operating and Capital Budget – which includes the County’s Constitutional Officers’ budgets – was transmitted to the Board of County Commissioners at Wednesday’s monthly meeting in Marathon.

The FY...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE BUSY MONROE COUNTY BOCC MEETING ON JULY 18 IN MARATHON

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MARATHON, FL – The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners had a long and busy monthly meeting Wednesday at the Marathon Government Center.

Here are some of the highlights:

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The Commission un...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

HURRICANE MARINE DEBRIS CLEANUP OF 103 CANALS TO BEGIN SOON IN MONROE COUNTY WITH FEDERAL GRANT

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MARATHON, FL – The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners approved Wednesday a contract not to exceed $35 million with Tavernier-based Adventure Environmental, Inc. The contract is for the removal of marine debris created by Hurricane Irma ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

REMINDER: DEADLINE FOR APPLYING FOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT’S 2018 PLACARD REENTRY PROGRAM IS JULY 31

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MONROE COUNTY, FL – Monroe County Emergency Management’s 2018 Placard Reentry Program is available to agencies with representation at the Emergency Operations Center. These agencies can obtain early reentry placards for their employees...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

ROWELL’S WATERFRONT PARK IN KEY LARGO REOPENS IN TIME FOR FOURTH OF JULY

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KEY LARGO, FL – Rowell’s Waterfront Park – at mile marker 104.5 on the Overseas Highway in Key Largo – reopened Tuesday morning, in time for the Fourth of July holiday.

The 8-acre, kid- and dog-friendly park along Fl...

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