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Katie Atkins

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Katie Atkins is a western New York native who, when not working, can probably be found on the beach with her nose in a book. Sweets are her weakness (10 fillings this year), along with pizza and her adopted senior cat, Buddy.

That’s amore – Under new ownership, Driftwood Pizza soaring to new...

When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore, and Marathon is in love with Driftwood Pizza, Pasta and Subs. The...

$1.6 Billion Okeechobee Reservoir Takes Huge Step Forward

Everglades restoration activists are lauding the recent 99-1 passage of legislation with provisions for a billion-dollar reservoir near Lake Okeechobee.  It pushes the $1.6 billion...

GOAL 109: The Two Year Plan to Solve Workforce Housing in...

It has taken a village – or multiple people from several villages – to raise a plan for Monroe County’s workforce housing crisis. County commissioners...

Village Council Candidates Open Up at Forum

Islamorada residents are just as passionate about Upper Keys issues as the five candidates vying to represent them in two seats on the village...

Antibiotics for the reef – BOCC hears coral disease treatment update

It’s a common antibiotic for treating bronchitis and other bacterial infections in humans, and now scientists are experimenting with amoxicillin to see if it...

Marathon Airport Celebrates 75 Years of Aviation

The community is invited for a day full of fun at Florida Keys Marathon International Airport, Oct. 20 to celebrate 75 years of its...

Can you hear me now? Marathon fire chief enters show business

Throngs of camera-wielding paparazzi were supposedly crowding the entrance to Marathon City Hall Tuesday night, but not to hear about the new Middle Keys...

There Can Only Be Two: Marathon City Council Candidates Open Up...

Middle Keys residents got a snapshot of what the future holds for Marathon City Council at Monday’s forum hosted by the Weekly and the...

County Seeks $22 Million Emergency Operations Building

It will be a long time, possibly years, before Monroe County has a new emergency operations building in Marathon, but plans are in motion.  Hurricane...

Village Council Takes a Step Towards Pedestrian Bridge

For a moment, it seemed like Islamorada Village Council members might scrap plans for a pedestrian bridge at Founders Park and go with a...