County to create taxing district

Monroe County Commissioners got the ball rolling Wednesday to create a special taxing district in the Middle Keys, the proceeds of which will go to rebuilding Fishermen’s...

STANLEY SWITLIK GETS SRO

Sgt. Spencer Bryan was greeting children this morning (May 14) at Stanley Switlik Elementary. Monroe County Sheriff Rick Ramsay said he will be putting a school resource...

The art of movement

In the heart of the heart of the Florida Keys is a community for movement, a studio where the art of dance and motion is practiced daily. Whatever...

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 check,” Little said. The...

Talking trash – Meet Marathon’s first garbage lady

Maybe you have seen her slinging trashcans into the back of the Marathon Garbage Services (MGS) trucks, but Tresa Jutz isn’t afraid to get a little dirty....

Generation Next – Group brings youth into campaign for Fishermen’s

With the Marathon and the Middle Keys community tasked with raising $15 million for the construction of the new Fishermen’s Hospital, a new organization was founded last...

Gonzalez Brothers approved for landscaping contract

The Marathon City Council awarded Gonzalez Brothers the contract to continue providing landscaping services to the Middle Keys city. Gonzalez Brothers has had the job since 2007....

HOMETOWN HERO

On Saturday morning, at 8:01 a.m., Aydan Child, 17, was the first finisher of the 37th annual 7 Mile Bridge Run. He is the first local to...

George Neugent to run for Marathon City Council

Monroe County Commissioner George Neugent will be on the ballot this November, but only Marathon voters will see his name.  “I feel like I have a lot to...

Mr. Lindsey goes to Washington

On Thursday, April 12, City of Marathon Manager Chuck Lindsey will be addressing the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C. He will be testifying in front of the...