Florida Keys Weekly

Middle Keys


Friday, September 27th, 2013

Marathon to get new law enforcement chief

Marathon will have a new law enforcement chief beginning Monday, Oct. 7. Marathon’s Captain Chad Scibilia is being transferred to the Internal Affairs Division and will also oversee Professional Standards and Key West Airport Security. “ I love Marathon and I am going to miss Marathon but by the same token I am looking forward

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Worm hatch happened during weird moon phase, odd tide

We’ve had some great unexpected fishing events that occurred these last few weeks, the Atlantic palolo worm hatch and tailing sailfish. Both are common happenings here in the Florida Keys, but the recent timing of these two...

Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

The worm hatch was less than spectacular this year

A lot has happened in the flats fishing world – on and off the water – in recent weeks.  The heavily anticipated palolo worm hatch was mostly a bust this year.  These unique reddish sea worms inhabit...

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

When the Media Gets it Wrong… …and why it matters.

I used to have a great deal of respect for Jim DeFede. For those who missed the “investigative” report he filed on Miami CBS affiliate WFOR, a story about our local alleged murder-for-hire incident became a hatchet...

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Big silver ladies still cruising the Florida Keys

And it ain’t over yet: worm hatch coming soon to an ocean near you It’s been a good month for the ladies. Big girls, clad in silver scales, are cruising transparent warm ocean waters attended by their...

Saturday, April 27th, 2013

Marathon High earns high ranking. Middle Keys school recognized for hard course work, hard tests.

All three Keys high schools were ranked in the recent Washington Post’s challenge report. Created by journalist Jay Matthews, the paper ranks the schools according to the difficulty of the classes offered divided by the number of...

Friday, April 19th, 2013

Seventh Marathon triathlon set for May

The seventh triathlon and biathlon — hosted by MaraTri — has been scheduled for Saturday, May 25. The family friendly event is a fundraiser for Marathon High School athletic teams. “MaraTri is dedicated to bringing back the...

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Giant ‘skeeter’ concerns loom for Keys bug board

The Florida Keys Mosquito Control is warning of a serious public health threat — namely the arrival of a new strain of mosquitos migrating from South America (Frito foolopictus) that is the size of a juvenile double-breasted...

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