123 HAITIAN MIGRANTS LAND IN MARATHON, FLORIDA

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On Aug. 8, the Florida Keys experienced its second large migrant landing in less than three days, as a large sailboat carrying a total of 123 Haitian...

MIDDLE KEYS SAILING REVITALIZES MARATHON’S 33RD STREET PENINSULA

Thanks to the generosity of community donors and an agreement with the city of Marathon, the Middle Keys Sailing program has it made in the shade …...

NEW USPS STAMPS FEATURE FLORIDA KEYS MARINE LIFE

One certain stand of elkhorn coral and one “smiley” balloonfish from the Florida Keys will be making their way around the country – as part of a...

SPORTS WRAP: FAMILIAR FACES, NEW ROLES FOR FALL HIGH SCHOOL COACHES

By Tracy McDonald As the summer comes to a close, Keys schools are gearing up for a brand-new year and a brand-new season of sports. While we may...

SPENDING IN STATE HOUSE RACE GROWS AS AUGUST PRIMARY APPROACHES

Just weeks remain before registered Republican and Democratic voters select a Florida House candidate to represent their party in the Nov. 8 election. With an Aug. 23...

TEACHER SHORTAGE: 17 TEACHERS & 47 STAFF MEMBERS STILL NEEDED FOR UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR

With the Aug. 10 start date for the school year coming fast, Monroe County officials are scrambling to fill teacher positions, “leaving no leaf unturned.” They are...

CHEF NUNZIO SCORDO BRINGS FRESH TAKE TO 3 PERRY HOTEL RESTAURANTS

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First things first. When chef Nunzio Scordo took the helm as executive chef at The Perry Hotel’s three restaurants, his top priority was to make sure a...
The Best of Marathon 2019 Winners in Pictures - A couple of people posing for a photo - Public Relations

BEST OF MARATHON TURNS 13! NOMINATIONS OPEN AUG. 1

2022 marks the 13th installment of the Best of Marathon: the Middle Keys’ People’s Choice Awards.  Since the program’s inception back in 2008, more than 1,000 winners...

MONROE COUNTY SHERIFF TASKED WITH UNUSUAL STRING OF LETHAL CRIMES

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To say the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office has had a busy week of unusual cases would be an understatement. Keys residents were surprised this week to find...

4 DEATHS & MULTIPLE ARRESTS DURING WEEK OF LOBSTER MINI-SEASON IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

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Issuance of warnings, citations and some advice were among several steps Monroe County Sheriff’s marine deputy Nelson Sanchez took during the start of a two-day lobster mini-season...