Thrifters, rejoice! Marathon now has to 2 nonprofit shops

Few things give me as much joy as a good “find” at a thrift store. I will tell you ad nauseum about the wine glasses I scored...

MICRO-LIVING?

The owners of Skipjack Resort & Marina have an interesting proposal for the City of Marathon: Let them take 109 rooms at the resort, convert them into...

Martin named new MHS athletic director

Lance Martin has been named the new athletic director at Marathon High School. He is replacing Teresa Konrath who has held the position for 12 years, and...

Senmartin trademarks Marathon’s city seal – Tells council they have 30 days to buy...

Irked by the Marathon City Council’s refusal to adopt a formal city seal, Councilman Mark Senmartin trademarked it with the state Division of Corporations. He announced his...

No college counseling @ MHS

Key West High School has a college counselor. Coral Shores High School has a college counselor. Marathon High School does not. The need was revealed by school...

Baptist Health Hospital demolition completed this week

The final walls will come down on Friday, March 15 at Fishermen’s Community Hospital. The Baptist Health South Florida facility was destroyed by Hurricane Irma in 2017,...

Marathon City Council votes not to adopt formal city seal

On March 12, Marathon Councilman Dan Zieg, Steve Cook and Luis Gonzalez voted not to adopt an official City of Marathon seal. The discussion arose out of...

A Secret Little Library Hidden Next Door

It’s the only registered Little Free Library in the Keys, tucked under a sea grape tree on Coco Plum Drive. Members of the public are encouraged to...

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...