120+ affordable units planned for Coco Plum

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On June 16, the City of Marathon’s Planning Commission met to consider a proposal to build 66 two-bedroom rental units on Coco Plum and six single-family homes....

CODE BOARD AND SPECIAL MAGISTRATE FOR MARATHON; COUNCIL WANTS HYBRID

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Marathon councilmen Mark Senmartin and Steve Cook found themselves on the same side of an issue on Jan. 12. Neither wanted to replace the city’s current process...

COIN TOSS DECIDES MARATHON CITY COUNCIL SEAT FOR ROBYN STILL

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In a second special meeting on Jan. 31 to fill the seat left vacant by former councilman Trevor Wofsey’s resignation, the Marathon City Council flipped a coin...

BABY FORMULA SHORTAGE CAUSES STRESS FOR KEYS FAMILIES

Tomoe Ventura's year-old grandson Kairo has a milk protein allergy. Recently, the frustrated Marathon grandmother found herself scrambling to find baby formula.  "We didn't have it in Marathon...
#DayTripping: Pigeon Key & Sunset Grille - A young man riding a wave on a surfboard in the water - Extreme sport

#DayTripping: Pigeon Key & Sunset Grille

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Pigeon Key is the little island located in the center of the 7 Mile Bridge, the one about 99 percent of the population whizzes past at 65...
Walmart to get second story? - A view of a city street -

Marathon receives preliminary report on workforce affordable housing needs

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The City of Marathon has received a draft report on its workforce and affordable housing needs. The paper, authored by the Florida International University’s Metropolitan Center, was...
It’s the little things, and the big things - A woman holding a bag of luggage - Car

It’s the little things, and the big things

Woman raises thousands for Irma supplies More than 50 bottles of bleach, gloves, masks, and cases of garbage bags, 32 garbage cans, 10 tarps, shovels, extension cords, six...
Coral Head Music Fest

Confederate Railroad coming to Coral Head Music Fest

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Do you like your women just a little on the trashy side? Clothes too tight and hair that’s dyed? Well, you and Confederate Railroad both. The band...
Help for Hope Town Benefit Concert

Postcard Inn Raw Bar Grand Opening, Dorian Benefit Concert and Art Walk – Nov....

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Delivering the original Raw Bar experience with a new two-story design, Postcard Inn’s Raw Bar sits 25 feet above the Atlantic Ocean as one of the only...

An update on the COVID-19 situation at schools

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The Florida Department of Health in Monroe County has identified a number of staff and students at two schools in the Middle Keys and one school in...