BOCC meets Wednesday – Canals, housing on agenda

Affordable housing and Keys-wide canal cleanup top the agenda ahead of Wednesday’s Board of County Commissioners meeting in Marathon.  The county has received a grant award of $49.2...

ANOTHER PARK? – Council makes offer on Quay property

The Quay property next to the Island Fish Co. in Marathon could soon be under the ownership of the City of Marathon.  After hearing from City Manager Chuck...

FUNDS FOR FISHERMEN’S

Oh, the power of Facebook. During Kimberly Gregory’s Hurricane Irma experience, the Marathon resident and Fishermen’s Community Hospital manager posted often about evacuation, then about returning to her...

CHURCH HOMES

It’s been a quiet plan in the works for months and will eventually help at least 18 Middle Keys households in need. Rev. Canon Debra Maconaughey of St....

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...

County to create taxing district

Monroe County Commissioners got the ball rolling Wednesday to create a special taxing district in the Middle Keys, the proceeds of which will go to rebuilding Fishermen’s...

STANLEY SWITLIK GETS SRO

Sgt. Spencer Bryan was greeting children this morning (May 14) at Stanley Switlik Elementary. Monroe County Sheriff Rick Ramsay said he will be putting a school resource...

The art of movement

In the heart of the heart of the Florida Keys is a community for movement, a studio where the art of dance and motion is practiced daily. Whatever...

HELP WANTED – Resorts struggle to fill positions

Glovas Little has been working in Marathon and living in Homestead for 20 years. “I travel the long distance for a good check, a steady check,” Little said. The...

Talking trash – Meet Marathon’s first garbage lady

Maybe you have seen her slinging trashcans into the back of the Marathon Garbage Services (MGS) trucks, but Tresa Jutz isn’t afraid to get a little dirty....