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Friday, November 11th, 2011

Worthington named mayor

Ramsay remains in vice mayor seat In his sixth consecutive year on the Marathon City Council, Pete Worthington will serve from the center seat after being selected without opposition to serve as the Mayor of Marathon. Nominated by Vice Mayor Dick Ramsay, “based on what he’s done for the residents of this city,” Worthington thanked

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Celebrate the city next weekend

Plenty to entertain both young and young at heart Long-time residents of the Middle Keys frequently recount stories of crossing the old 7 Mile Bridge or listening to dredges run 24 hours a day when Key Colony...

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

FKAA building dedicated to Mary Rice

first female board member served 14 years by Jason Koler photo courtesy: Colleen Tagle/FKAA Florida Governor Layton Chiles made history in 1995 when he appointed Mary Rice to the Florida Keys Aquaduct Authority Board as the first...

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Murder, Mistletoe & Mayhem

Serge is back by Jason Koler Tim Dorsey’s newest novel is a testament to the festive, peppermint-laced fables of any timeless holiday classic – only this tale revolves around two social deviants with a propensity for violence...

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Maryland man nabbed with cornocopia of narcotics

Deputy Jon Barry Huff (left) and Deputy Bradford Colen with drugs, cash and other items seized during a Sunday morning traffic stop. MARATHON – Deputies in Marathon arrested a Maryland man Sunday morning on drug charges after...

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Young Eagles take flight next weekend

The Southernmost EAA Chapter is not just a bunch of rich retirees who sit around sipping coffee and talking about their planes. In fact, Marc Hightower parallels his previous profession as boat captain to his new career...

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Towing ordinance to be tweaked

Cash only practice not preferable During their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday night at the Marathon Government Center, the Marathon City Council directed staff to tighten regulations on towing companies operating within city limits. Prompted by an email...

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Democracy Served

Cinque uses voting interlude to raise money for charity by Jason Koler This past Friday, Marathon City Councilman Mike Cinque hosted a party at the Stuffed Pig to celebrate his most recent political campaign – which never...

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