AMBULANCE RUNS WAY UP

Late on Easter Sunday, a rescue ambulance from City of Marathon nudged its way through northbound traffic on the 18-Mile Stretch at about 8 p.m. Aboard was...
adult day care

Adult day care center fills niche

Judith Fee could barely speak when asked about her husband Henry and his time at Tranquility Bay Adult Day Care. Her voice shuddered, and tears rolled down...

Permit fees go down, food truck hours go up

On March 27, the Marathon City Council rolled up its sleeves and went to work. The issue of permit fees, raised last month to a flat 3...

Mosquito: Oxitec is courting the Keys again

Oxitec is back in the Keys, meeting with local officials and hosting town hall meetings, including one on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 1 p.m. in Marathon. The...
Fishermen's Hospital

Fishermen’s Hospital will build new facility

For months, the Middle Keys have been waiting to find out what Baptist Health South Florida’s plans are for Fishermen’s Hospital, badly damaged by Hurricane Irma a...
Food truck

City of Marathon revisits food truck law

For less than 400 words, ordinance 104.62 causes a lot of headache for the City of Marathon, its residents and business owners. The law governing food trucks has...
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...
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...