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MARATHON CITY COUNCIL NIXES BUS STOP STRUCTURE, CONSIDERS CHARTER COUNTY

Development rights and zoning discussions dominated the second half of a lengthy Marathon City Council meeting on Jan. 9 – but not until the first half brought...
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A FOREVER GIFT: MARATHON COUPLE LEAVES ESTATE TO 4 CHARITIES THROUGH CFFK

In a small community, leaving an entire estate to a small group of local nonprofits is newsworthy. But for John and Sarah Bartus, who recently did just...
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BREAKING: KEY COLONY BEACH CITY COMMISSION TERMINATES CITY ADMINISTRATOR DAVE TURNER

Key Colony Beach will conduct a search for a new city administrator following a swift vote not to renew the contract of current administrator Dave Turner. The...
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HIGH-SPEED CHASE ZOOMS PAST MARATHON RUNNERS IN ISLAMORADA

Runners in last Sunday’s annual Islamorada 10k and half marathon set out from La Siesta Resort & Villas on a scenic course, witnessing picturesque views of a...
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RETAILER SURFSTYLE PLEDGES PRESERVATION OF MARATHON’S WYLAND MURAL; ROBYN STILL TAKES MAYOR’S GAVEL

A standing-room-only crowd at the Marathon City Council’s Nov. 14 meeting found their concerns assuaged within minutes. Opening as one of the meeting’s first topics, beachwear retailer...
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VIDEO: 34 MIGRANTS RESCUED BY COAST GUARD FROM SINKING VESSEL AFTER KCB CHARTER CAPTAIN’S...

Thirty-four migrants aboard a sinking vessel are now in the hands of the U.S. Coast Guard, thanks to a Key Colony Beach charter captain’s watchful eye. Captain Marty...
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MILLIONS IN LAWSUITS UNDERSCORE KEYS EVACUATION MODEL WEBINARS

By Alex Rickert, Jim McCarthy & Gwen Filosa At a time when the Florida Keys are grappling with frequent neighborhood flooding and aging bridges, the Florida Department of...
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BREAKING: PRESUMED SUICIDE VICTIM DISCOVERED AT MARATHON COMMUNITY PARK

Those arriving for a Halloween costume run at Marathon Community Park on Saturday morning were quickly instructed to head to an alternate location at Sombrero Beach following...
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BREAKING: KEY COLONY BEACH MAYOR PATTI TREFRY RESIGNS

In a surprising move that will undoubtedly add another layer to the city’s already tumultuous year, Key Colony Beach Mayor Patti Trefry submitted her letter of resignation...
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LOCAL MEDIA MATTERS — KEYS WEEKLY OWNERS LOOK BACK ON 2 DECADES OF COMMUNITY...

By Jason Koler & Britt Myers The fact you are reading this paper is nothing short of a miracle. All across the country, locally owned newspapers are closing...

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