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BARE FANNY: OUTCRY SPARKED BY ILLEGAL VEGETATION REMOVAL FROM KEY JUST OFF MARATHON

When Marathon resident Bob Williams set out on Sept. 19 for his daily swim around East and West Fanny Key, two small islands on the gulf side...

WILD THINGS: ASK THE BIRD GEEK

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What happened to the parrots that used to fly around Old Town and eat mangoes? — Banyan Tree Amy I’m not sure when you moved here, but when...

IN PICTURES: SWITLIK PAYS TRIBUTE TO VETS WITH RED, WHITE & BLUE DAY

Stanley Switlik Elementary School hosted its annual Red, White and Blue Day on Nov. 10. A tradition since the tragic events of 9/11, the event was filled...

KEYS HISTORY: LANTERN FUEL PUTS LIGHTHOUSE KEEPERS LIVES AT RISK

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The story reprinted in the Boston Globe on Nov. 22, 1896, originally appeared in the New York Sun. Jacob Bethel was visiting New York City from the...

$600,000 AWARDED TO SHELTER TO ASSIST HOMELESS YOUNG ADULTS IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

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The Florida Keys Children’s Shelter (FKCS) recently received a federal grant award over a three-year period, totaling $600,000 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...

SYLVIA MURPHY IS HONORED TO BE MAYOR EMERITUS – BUT SHE’S TICKLED TO BE...

On Monday, Dec. 13, Sylvia Murphy, former Monroe County Commissioner for District 5 and current mayor emeritus and goodwill ambassador, had an important matter to attend to...

LAST RUN OF 2021 BENEFITS A POSITIVE STEP

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Don your festive holiday jammies and join the 13th A Positive Step 5K Rudolph Red Nose Run – the PJs edition, taking place at 8 a.m. on...

MARATHON GIRLS SOCCER EARNS FIRST WIN IN DOMINANT 8-0 SHUTOUT

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The Marathon Dolphins girls soccer team can enter the holiday break on a high note, thanks to a dominant 8-0 dismantling of Miami Community Charter on Dec....

2021 SAW LOSS, STRUGGLE, LOVE & RESILIENCE IN MONROE COUNTY

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Love in paradise: Keys locals have small-town dating challenges, but reason to hope Feb. 11, 2021 edition When Keys Weekly asked locals what the dating scene is like, they...

FLORIDIANS DEBATE DESSERT DESIGNATION

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As if there weren’t enough arguments in the world today, a Florida state senator from the Plant City area wants the Florida Legislature to designate strawberry shortcake...