Reef wreck? Council considers artificial reef for Marathon

Before the discussions of which decommissioned ship, where to put it and how much the project will cost, the Marathon City Council must first decide whether to...

Housing for the workforce – Project planned for former Longhorn Lodge site

Prime Group has completed the first step in building workforce housing for its staff in Marathon by applying for, and receiving, a conditional use permit. The plan...

Residents and businesses helping furloughed workers

The Middle Keys community is responding to the plight of Coast Guard employees and other federal government workers affected by this, the longest government shutdown in U.S....

Salty Dog offers efficient grooming services in Marathon

With billions of dollars in growth over the last few years, the pet industry is absolutely booming. It doesn’t take advanced statistics to realize that many owners...

Council takes up conditions of park fields

Prompted by requests from organizers of the CoralHead Music Festival and the Marathon Seafood Festival, the Marathon City Council spent some time discussing field conditions at Marathon...

Tom Corcoran is coming to Marathon

As James Hall says, "No one writes about Key West with more authority, lyricism and muscularity than Tom Corcoran." Corcoran will introduce his latest Alex Rutledge mystery...

Crane Point clears the creek

Crane Point Hammock Museum and Nature Center is clearing out what’s known as “Rachel Creek.” The little cut in the mangroves of the bayside property has existed...

Leslie Christensen makes dream getaways come true

A day after moving to Marathon, Leslie Christensen found her dream job. “I was roped into going to a Rotary meeting with Theo and Geanine Derleth and afterwards...

City addresses rash of unpermitted tiki huts

“You need a permit to build a tiki hut in Marathon,” said Doug Lewis, City of Marathon’s Growth Management Director. According to city staff, there has been...

Local Marathon Anglers Featured on Syndicated Show

Two Conchs Sport Fishing TV show is on the air, broadcast on the Sportsman Channel. “I was up this morning watching it,” said Capt. Jack Carlson of Two...