Can you hear me now? Marathon fire chief enters show business

Throngs of camera-wielding paparazzi were supposedly crowding the entrance to Marathon City Hall Tuesday night, but not to hear about the new Middle Keys hospital tax —...

Forgotten Felines

D.C. can’t be adopted. He isn’t a nice cat. He’s been roaming the streets for the past seven or so years, doing as he pleases – impregnating...

RED TIDE BLOOM/WHITE FLY INFESTATION

Tom Frankovich was taking a break from putting together a report on THAT red tide, out stretching his legs, when a Key Largo man pulled up in...

Cleaning up – VFW renovation progressing with November opening in sight

Renovation work at Upper Keys VFW Post 10211 is on track with plans to welcome patrons in November. Under new leadership, the post is moving forward with a...

DOLPHIN RESCUE – A day’s recreation turns into a great save

During this past weekend’s Take Stock in Children Fishing Tournament, two local fishing guides, Michael Shipley of Island Bay Charters and Cris Jones, of Mudpuppy Charters, spotted...

Florida Keys Brewing showcases at Colorado beer festival

A merry band of bearded and tie-dyed brewers from the Florida Keys Brewing Co. just returned from a cross-country adventure, sharing their brews at the Great American...

Home for Christmas – Marathon resident’s modular arrives

By the time Christmas rolls around, Claudia McEwen will be able to decorate her brand new 76th Street home.  With the exception of the last 12 months, she’s...

$616 Million Program Available to Applicants With Irma Damage

State level officials joined locals for the kick off of the Rebuild Florida program. The first phase of Rebuild Florida is the Housing Repair Program, which will...

BETTER TURNING

On Aug. 11, longtime Marathon resident Larry Shaffer lost his life in a traffic accident on Overseas Highway as he was turning out of Tarpon Harbor. Even...

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...