#DayTripping: Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters & Sweet Savannah’s

Contributed Visitors to the Middle Keys can enjoy an immersive experience with reef fish, invertebrates, stingrays and even sharks -- without entering the ocean -- at Florida Keys...

#News: Two MHS seniors named National Merit semifinalists

In some ways, Reef Landrum and John Galjanic are ordinary kids — they like exploring on their bikes, shooting hoops and spearfishing. In other ways, they are...

MHS students win at stock market game – Tenth graders beat 390 other portfolios

In the past, local students have done very well in the Stock Market Game which simulates the real market so students can learn about investing. But never...

Marathon Chamber donates $25,000 – Money will fund Port of Entry

The Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce recently donated $25,000 towards a new service that will create new jobs, revenue for local businesses, and help to further increase...

106-unit housing project probably a ‘go’ – Tarpon Harbor developer to make appeal to...

A mainland developer is proposing to build 106 units on an 8.7-acre piece of land next to The Wooden Spoon in Marathon. Formerly the Aloha, the badly...

Zieg announces city hall bid – Retired doctor serves on the planning commission

Dr. Dan Zieg filed the paperwork to run for Marathon City Council on Wednesday. The retired orthopedic doctor said he wants to help the city generate new...

Bull’s reveals plan for Marathon makeover – Seeks to improve U.S.1 corridor with a...

Marathon Vice Mayor Chris Bull has been putting the finishing touches on a initative to improve the city’s “main street” look. “The city has been focused on infrastructure...

Kelly files for Marathon City Council

This past Tuesday, longtime Marathon resident and businessman Bill Kelly filed the paperwork to run for Marathon City Council. “The time is right for me,” Kelly said. “I...

New plans for Marathon City Hall revealed – Council chooses two options to go...

At this point in the process, three of the five Marathon City Councilmen prefer the middle-of-the-road option for the new city hall. Mayor Dick Ramsay likes the...

Salvation Army store to close – Financial reasons cited for corporate decision

The Coconut Telegraph is humming with news that the Salvation Army store in Marathon will be closing soon. On a recent Wednesday afternoon, about a half dozen...