Kids summer troupe set to perform ‘Peter Pan’ in Marathon

By Sydney Schuhmacher  On Friday and Saturday, July 12-13, at 7 p.m., the Marathon Community Theatre (MCT) Children's Summer Theatre Program will present “Peter Pan Jr.” This summer...

Summer Reads for Every Beach Bookworm

As the holiday weekend approaches and you fire up those grills, be sure to have a great book in hand for before and after the big display....

The Striking Work of Artist Dick Matson

by Reda Wigle Key West is a city of characters, and artist Dick Matson is among its most colorful. A Yale-educated, ex-advertising exec, Matson is known as much...

Take your mind off the start of hurricane season with a good book

Hurricane season is here. For serious readers, that means a good book. A fictional escape is essential when a storm is brewing in the middle of the...

Marathon Artist Krystal King Wows with New Work

For every time a parent tells their child they won’t make a living with art or music, there’s a success story to prove them wrong. Meet Marathon...

Vandenberg project celebrates 10-year anniversary with weekend of events

By Erin Stover Sickmen On May 27, 2009 the USNS Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg was intentionally sunk to create an artificial reef in the Florida Keys National Marine...

Alex Rickert Stars in New Play “Making God Laugh”

Okay, full disclosure: Alex Rickert is a freelancer for the Weekly Newspaper. He’s also a dolphin trainer, and currently starring in “Making God Laugh,” a Marathon Community...

Family ‘dramedy’ ready for MCT

When the curtain goes up on “Making God Laugh,” theatre-goers will find plenty to make them chuckle, and many poignant moments that may lead to surreptitious wiping...

School board considers paperless report cards

The district’s Student Information Systems Coordinator Michael Michaud demonstrated to the school board how paperless report cards might work, using his youngest son’s marks as an example....

Classes teach kids with autism how to dance

According to numbers from the Centers for Disease Control, 1 out of 59 children ages 8-11 place somewhere on the Autism spectrum. The data was taken from...