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A man holding an animal - Alligators

Deputy rescues alligator

Deputy Aaron Coller found this little alligator sitting on the highway recently on Big Pine Key. He called for FWC to respond and the...
A woman sitting on a bench with a dog - Whiskers

Dodamead heads to Finland – Marathon student is participating in five-month...

In a few days, Sarah Dodamead will be roughly 4,000 miles away from home. The Marathon high school senior is taking off for Klaukkala,...
A group of people posing for a photo - Police officer

Sheriff’s Traffic Unit takes top award

The Sheriff’s Traffic Enforcement Team was recently awarded first place overall in the Florida Law Enforcement Challenge. They took the top award beating out...
A man wearing a white shirt - Moustache

Mark Senmartin announces candidacy

This past Tuesday Mark Senmartin officially entered the race for Marathon City Council.  Senmartin, a 25-year Marathon resident and small business owner, is the...
A group of people standing next to a man holding a fish - Water

Build a bigger bag of tricks for summer spearing

With the calmness of summer, the waters of the Florida Keys fill with boaters from throughout Florida. With the added population comes added pressure...
A large body of water - Lighthouse

Athletes to swim for Alligator Lighthouse – acers can compete individually...

Just over a year after a Florida Keys artist completed an eight-mile Atlantic Ocean swim to promote preserving six aging Keys lighthouses, interested competitive...
A man holding a fish on a boat in the water - Tuna

Keys anglers should be targeting the hot snapper bite

As last week was mini lobster season, most of The Weekly readers probably spent their time in the water as opposed to on top...
A street filled with lots of traffic - Car

Marathon to ‘soften’ its look – Consultant hired to speed new...

Retrofitting Marathon’s street light design isn’t as easy as it sounds. That’s because the lights — running from Coco Plum Drive to about 37th...
A group of people posing for a photo - Tree

From scruffy to super – Organized cleanup goes one step further

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and community members joined forces earlier in the month to clean up an overgrown property in the center of...