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Posted on: August 8, 2022

KEY WEST VETERAN ISSUED PURPLE HEART WITH HELP OF VETERANS AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT

Alce, center, stands with Mayor Rice, Commissioner Merrill, Cathy Crane and James Carey

Today, with the help of Monroe County Veterans Affairs, Key West resident and Army Veteran Alvin Alce was formally issued a Purple Heart for wounds incurred as a direct result of enemy action while serving in Vietnam 53 years ago. Alce was one of 372 Amer...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

LEEANN MCDOUGALL, FACILITIES MAINTENANCE, NAMED MONROE COUNTY’S 2ND QUARTER EMPLOYEE

LeeAnn, middle, receives the award with the commissioners in front of the room

LeeAnn McDougall of the Facilities Maintenance Department is named Monroe County’s Employee of the Second Quarter for 2022 for her exemplary attitude, recognized in the community and by her co-workers. She started with the County in November 2019 and was ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

COMMISSIONERS DISCUSS FY23 AT BUDGET WORKSHOP; APPROVE FY23 PROPOSED DECREASED MILLAGE RATE

Calculator next to budget papers with a pen sitting on the papers

The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners met today to discuss the proposed $512 million Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) budget. The budget includes the Board of County Commissioners, the constitutional officers, like the Sheriff's Office, Tax Coll...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY BREAKS GROUND AT ‘BELL HAVEN’ IN MARATHON WITH MONROE COUNTY LAND AUTHORITY

Six officials stand with hard hats and shovels at a dirt pile for the groundbreaking

Monroe County Commissioner Michelle Coldiron joined Monroe County Land Authority Executive Director Christine Hurley and Senior Property Acquisition Specialist Mark Rosch on Thursday at the Habitat for Humanity of the Middle Keys groundbreaking at Bell Ha...

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

MALCOM SUCCEEDS HAMBRIGHT AS COUNTY’S LEAD HISTORIAN; WILL HEAD HISTORY CENTER

Malcom, Cates, and Matthews on the USS Ingham holding a historic journal

When long-time Monroe County Historian Tom Hambright retired earlier this year, the community wondered what would be next for the library’s Florida History Department. Monroe County welcomes veteran Florida Keys historian Dr. Corey Malcom of Key...

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