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Sara Matthis

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Sara Matthis thinks community journalism is important, but not serious; likes weird and wonderful children (she has two); and occasionally tortures herself with sprint-distance triathlons, but only if she has a good chance of beating her sister.

Dancing to your own tune

You haven’t lost your hearing or your mind. When the Sunset Green fills up on Friday and Saturday nights — May 25-26 — the...

SPEAK UP

“We are not adversaries. We want to help,” said Mandy Rodriguez of the Dolphin Research Center, flanked by three grandchildren who attend Stanley Switlik...

One More

Five candidates are vying for the District 2 seat for Monroe County Commission. Debbie Halama, a Republican, is the latest to announce. The District 2...

‘MOONLIGHT’ IN MARATHON

Director Michael Chaplin uses the discreet phrase: “scatalogical humor.” His producer, Marilyn Tempest, speaks much more plainly. “This play contains thermonuclear levels of flatulence jokes,” she...

Kids’ play is just magic!

It’s a special group of kids taking the stage next week for a performance of “Aladdin.” First of all, they are already know their...

More candidates file for county office

The Supervisor of Elections office is a busy place. In the last week, three new candidates have announced their intention to run for county...

HELP WANTED – Resorts struggle to fill positions

Glovas Little has been working in Marathon and living in Homestead for 20 years. “I travel the long distance for a good check, a steady...

HE’s GOT MAIL

When Marathon’s new postmaster showed up on March 5 to take over the local office, he took one look around and promptly exited the...

Senmartin, Neugent declare run for city council

Marathon has two council seats up for grabs this November. Incumbent Mark Senmartin has said he will run for a third term while current...

Learning by reading

I had the opportunity to meet Dr. Patricia Davis of the Integrated Center for Child Development outside of Boston recently. She was visiting the...