Middle Keys

Baptist, Fishermen’s Hospital explore the possibilities

Baptist, Fishermen’s Hospital explore the possibilities

Baptist Health South Florida and Fishermen’s Community Hospital have signed a letter of intent to explore a potential affiliation between the two organizations and are now working toward a definitive agreement expected to be formalized sometime in 2017. Fishermen’s Board of Trustees Chairman Peter Chapman says the letter begins a period of due diligence that will […]

Marathon’s new City Hall

Marathon’s new City Hall

Marathon moves into a new chapter with dedicated, professional offices  The grand opening of Marathon City Hall took place on Thursday. More than 100 guests from the city and the county filled the lobby before filing outside for the speeches and ribbon cutting. Marathon City Manager Chuck Lindsey spoke eloquently about the community project and […]

Key Colony Beach to hire city administrator

Key Colony Beach to hire city administrator

Puto and Schraffenberger are early applicants By Sara Mathis & Jason Koler On Wednesday, Sept. 14, the tiny city of City of Key Colony Beach is taking a giant step: hiring their first dedicated city administrator at a special call meeting. Currently, there are only two candidates vying for the job — former Marathon City […]

Marathon: RV resort, affordable housing for mid-town

Marathon: RV resort, affordable housing for mid-town

Developer submits plan to the city The Housing Trust Group has proposed a plan for the long-shuttered Crystal Cove Resort in Marathon. Located between 47th and 50th Streets on the Gulfside, the plan is to develop 28 RV parking spaces on the water complete with a pool and clubhouse, 46 affordable housing units, and 7,700 […]

Grab your ballot for Best of Marathon

Grab your ballot for Best of Marathon

Best of Marathon a celebration of democracy and community Freedom. Liberty. Democracy. Merriment. These principals are the cornerstones of what has become a symbol of the purest form of democracy in the city of Marathon. For 2016 Keys Weekly are teaming with the Rotary Club of Marathon to produce the one event that brings the […]

Smooth Sailing: Camp rears new sailors

Smooth Sailing: Camp rears new sailors

“There’s no crying in sailing,” Captain Chris Anderson tells three slightly scared five-and six-year-olds on the first session’s morning class for kids eight and under. “Now pull in the sail, and let’s go to Mermaid Island.” Where is Mermaid Island, you ask? Well, it’s the floating docks at the City Marina at Boot Key Harbor, […]

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