Middle Keys

Celtic Fest

Celtic Fest this weekend

As a nod to Hurricane Irma, organizers of the annual Celtic Festival have reduced the price of admission to $5 a head. “The community is experiencing a financial...
Artist in Marathon studio

Rocking Rockette to Gallery Goddess

Ganine Derleth can light up just about any room with her smile, but it started lighting up ballrooms at a young age. The artist, who owns Giorgione...
Pigeon Key train at Crane Point

Historic train car moves in wee hours

Choo Choo! In the very early morning hours of Tuesday, Dec. 19 — like 2 a.m. in the morning — a historic landmark is making a historic move....
canal cleanup in the Keys

Canals: the final piece of debris puzzle

The Department of Environmental Protection has agreed to lead marine debris removal efforts throughout Florida, including the Keys. Monroe County and the City of Marathon have agreed...
Stouts and aquarium reopening

Marathon: Aquarium, Stouts to re-open

Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters will reopen to the public on Saturday, Dec. 16. With almost all the Hurricane Irma damages repaired, the only thing lacking is excited...
Baptist Hospital

FROM TENTS TO TEMPORARY

The Monroe County Board of Commissioners approved Baptist Health South Florida’s request to erect a modular hospital at the west end of Marathon airport while Fishermen’s Community...
Boat parades in the Keys

Boat parades dazzle in the Keys

I Love Stock Island Lighted Boat Parade The inaugural Stock Island Lighted Boat Parade will take place Friday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. with pre-parade activities starting at...
Michelle Coldiron is selected mayor of Marathon

Marathon: Coldiron elected mayor

Michelle Coldiron was selected as Mayor on Tuesday. SARA MATTHIS/Keys Weekly The first order of business at the Marathon City Council meeting: elect Michelle Coldiron as the new...

‘The Last Five Years’

After Hurricane Irma re-organized Marathon Community Theatre’s 2017-18 season, the first stage piece is ready for this weekend. Kara Pascucci and Devin Clarke will star in “The Last...
Sgt. Major

Sergeant Major

Just before Irma struck Marathon, Mike Rhine, a Sergeant Major with the United States Marine Corps Reserve, had just returned from his deployment to Texas with his...