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...
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Adult day care center fills niche

Judith Fee could barely speak when asked about her husband Henry and his time at Tranquility Bay Adult Day Care. Her voice shuddered, and tears rolled down...
Coral Head Music Fest

Music Fest Money

Some are almost done, others are in the middle, but some haven’t begun home repairs after Hurricane Irma. Terri Metter is one of the latter. A Keys...
Howard Livingston

Sailabration: Fundraiser supports sailing program

Three events are coming up next week for Marathon Yacht Club Educational Foundation’s sailing program, including a kid’s sailing clinic and regatta, and a fundraiser featuring Howard...
One Weekend Only

Don’t miss ‘One Weekend Only’

“One Weekend Only” takes the stage in Marathon on Friday and Saturday, March 23-24. Tap dancing in the rain? Check. Funny Easter Bunny? Check. Ladies singing about...

Multi-tasking with Rachel Bowman

“Are we doing this now?” Rachel Bowman asked, while slinging sunset cocktails and conch ceviche three deep at Kracken Up, the upstairs bar at Keys Fisheries. Her...
The Seafood Festival Arch

Under the Seafood Festival arch

It’s the first thing you see – or is it? Ask most people about the entrance to the Original Marathon Seafood Festival (set for this weekend) and...
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Breaking ground: Seafood Fest musician defies boundaries

Ricky Valido, 25, is essentially an Everglades Cowboy. His experience with the raw outdoors comes from the west of his Hialeah home. And he plays country music,...