Marathon News

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...

Marathon Election Results

The votes have been tallied. Mark Senmartin and Michelle Coldiron have received the most votes in the election for Marathon City Council. Incumbent and Vice Mayor Mike...

Marathon receives preliminary report on workforce affordable housing needs

The City of Marathon has received a draft report on its workforce and affordable housing needs. The paper, authored by the Florida International University’s Metropolitan Center, was...

Federal judge dismisses case against city of Marathon

Cinque, Lugiciano, Stuffed Pig cleared of any wrongdoing for sewer hookup Last week a federal judge dismissed a case brought against the city of Marathon, former Mayor Mike...

Low income housing going up on 73rd

The groundbreaking was attended by members of government, the community and the developers: Chamber CEO Daniel Samess, left, KAD Managing Member Marty Flynn, Chamber Director TJ Patterson,...

Hemeyer out, Saus in – Marathon releases Utility Director and hires new one

On Friday, at 4 p.m., the City of Marathon released Wastewater Utilities Manager Zully Hemeyer as part of a “reorganizational” measure. “We are comfortable with the service...

Garrett named deputy city manager

Hemeyer pulled off sewer project, replaced by Solis At 7 p.m. on Monday evening, Marathon City Manager Mike Puto sent an email to council naming Planning Director George...

Coldiron announces run for city council

“The future matters. What we decide today will affect future generations,” said Michelle Coldiron. She has announced her bid for a seat on the Marathon City Council,...

Council to review dock permit – Nine-units approved for Vaca Cut

Coastal Properties-Vaca Cut LLC will furnish a Corps of Engineers permit for the dock at the next meeting of the Marathon City Council on Tuesday, May 26....

Puto to find new manager

Deputy manager idea scrapped; searches for financial director and permanent city manager a priority At Tuesday’s City Council meeting Marathon City Manager Mike Puto announced his tenure as...