CONTRACTORS SEEK ANSWERS AS MARATHON PERMITS AGREEMENT NEARS FINISH LINE

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Contractors were notably present in Marathon City Hall for the city council’s May 10 meeting, eager for an update on the progress made by the city in...

GOVERNOR APPOINTS JIM SCHOLL TO COUNTY COMMISSION

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“I’ve always said I don’t run for office; I run from office,” the Florida Keys’ newest county commissioner told the Keys Weekly on May 2.  Jim Scholl, former...

MARATHON COUNCIL APPROVES NEW PERMITTING AGREEMENT WITH STATE

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In a surprisingly short meeting lasting barely an hour and a half, several of the most impactful items for Marathon citizens consumed mere minutes of discussion or...

LIBRARIES OF TOMORROW: COUNTY OFFICIALS DISCUSS FUTURE PROJECTS

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A state-of-the-art Marathon library is spurring discussion on what the other county libraries could be in the Florida Keys.  As Kimberly Matthews, senior director of strategic planning and...

HOUSING CRISIS, PART 3: WHERE DO THE FLORIDA KEYS GO FROM HERE?

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Housing is the largest single challenge facing Florida Keys residents and has been for decades. With scarce buildable land, strict height restrictions, sky-high property values, second homes...

ROBYN STILL IS THE FIRST TO FILE FOR MARATHON CITY COUNCIL ELECTION

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On March 7, Robyn Still, left and her campaign treasurer Joanne Zimmerman paid a visit to the Supervisor of Elections office to become the first candidate to...

HOSPITAL TAX, BRIDGE REPAIRS & SIGNS MONOPOLIZE MARATHON CITY COUNCIL MEETING

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Attendees of the March 8 Marathon City Council meeting were met with a testy evening between citizens and council members as discussion of Marathon’s special taxing district,...

ATTORNEY “AL” KELLEY CAMPAIGNING FOR COUNTY JUDGE

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Longtime Key West attorney Albert Kelley, who is campaigning for Monroe County court judge, is the kind of guy who is just as happy hunkering down and...

PREVIEWING MARCH’S MARATHON CITY COUNCIL MEETING

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The Marathon City Council will gather for its next public meeting on Tuesday, March 8 at 5:30 p.m. at Marathon City Hall. All interested persons are welcome...

AQUEDUCT BOARD DISMISSES PROPOSAL FOR FREE HEALTH INSURANCE FOR LIFE

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Two items on the Feb. 8 Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority board meeting agenda raised eyebrows and drew harsh criticism from nearly anyone who pays a water bill...