BMCM Timaree Sparks takes charge of Coast Guard Station Marathon

In mid-July, Coast Guard Station Marathon received a new chief. Master Chief Timaree Sparks (pronounced Tim-ah-ree), took the helm of the Middle Keys facility. She is a...

Modular move in – Fishermen’s temporary hospital opens

A new chapter has begun for Baptist Health South Florida, which welcomed its first patient July 23 at the modular facility on the Fishermen’s Community Hospital grounds...

Clinic expands territory

“On the first day we open, we want to have a full day of appointments,” said Kate Banick, executive director of the Good Health Clinic. The clinic has...

Taxing district approved

Public speakers came out in droves Wednesday to tell county commissioners they want a referendum in the Middle Keys’ new hospital taxing district, but they will not...

A rising tide floats all boats

It was 1998 when Bruce Popham motored into the Middle Keys on his 46-foot Hatteras looking to begin the next chapter of his life after 20 years...

No referendum necessary

Monroe County voters will not see a referendum on the Aug. 28 primary election ballot to create a municipal service taxing district for Fishermen’s Community Hospital. County Commissioners...

Rescued & Released!

The rescue of an entangled manatee started on the morning of June 6. Local resident and business owner Shayne Messina alerted the Dolphin Research Center that the...

The race is on

With five and a half months to go until Election Day, two more Marathon residents have put their names on the ballot for Marathon City Council. There...

Every little bit helps

For someone paying close attention, Hurricane Irma-damaged homes tucked into Marathon’s oceanside neighborhoods can be overlooked. The insides of these houses, however, tell a different story. With the...

Mr. Lindsey goes to Washington

On Thursday, April 12, City of Marathon Manager Chuck Lindsey will be addressing the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C. He will be testifying in front of the...