At a loss

By the calculations of researchers at the University of Florida, Monroe County has lost 3.8 percent of its full-time residents in the last year, with Marathon taking...

Layton’s Bruce Halle elected unopposed

Bruce Halle lived all over the states as his banking career unfolded — Miami, New York (twice), Phoenix, Maryland (twice) and one four-year stint overseas in Brussels....

Key by the Sea canal finished, more in the works

“The future is not bleak,” said Marathon City Manager Chuck Lindsey at Tuesday’s City Council meeting in an update about Hurricane Irma recovery and the city’s financial...

REORGANIZATION AT MARATHON CITY HALL

“I want to change the culture for the good of the people who work at city hall, and residents of the city,” said Marathon City Manager Chuck...

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...