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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...

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...

SECOND TOKE IS THE CHARM?

Legalization of medical marijuana back on the ballot   In 2014, Amendment 2 legalizing medical marijuana failed although it garnered 58 percent of the vote but fell short of...

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...

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...

Domestic Abuse Shelter struggles to rebuild

When the Domestic Abuse Shelter’s certification to operate a shelter was temporarily suspended in May by the state Department of Children and Families, The Lodge stepped in...

Steve Cook announces candidacy for Marathon City Council

Marathon resident and businessman Steve Cook is running for Marathon City Council. “There is a lot of good happening in town right now,” Cook said. “I want to...

Marathon Council reprimands Planning Commissioner over advertisement

Marathon Mayor Mark Senmartin called on Councilwoman Michelle Coldiron to remove Planning Commissioner Lott Pansky on Tuesday. Pansky paid for a full-page advertisement published in the Marathon...

Marathon/Monroe County digest housing study

Chairman: 90 days to recommendations for Marathon council Marathon’s affordable housing task force is in possession of the final draft of the housing study it commissioned. It appears...

Marathon proposes tow-away zone to solve boat ramp congestion

Tows could cost up to $375 The City of Marathon has proposed a tow-away zone to eliminate illegal parking of pickups and trailers using the Harbor Drive boat...