Senmartin trademarks Marathon’s city seal – Tells council they have 30 days to buy it back for $1 - A close up of a logo - Florida Keys

Marathon Council ponies up $150,000 for Habitat project

The Marathon City Council gave Habitat for Humanity of the Middle Keys $150,000 toward the construction of 11 affordable housing units. The money was the difference the...

Marathon brings art to the roadside with two projects

Marathon is set to welcome two new art installations: one at Crane Point Museum, and the growth of a new park on the west end of town. Lori...
Senmartin trademarks Marathon’s city seal – Tells council they have 30 days to buy it back for $1 - A close up of a logo - Florida Keys

Marathon Council scraps mayoral succession resolution

Two years after the Marathon City Council passed a resolution to guide how the next mayor will be selected, the group of five tossed it out after...
Senmartin trademarks Marathon’s city seal – Tells council they have 30 days to buy it back for $1 - A close up of a logo - Florida Keys

Marathon city agenda includes food trucks and mayoral succession

Three Marathon City Council members have added items to the agenda for the next meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 5:30 p.m. at city hall. Mayor Steve...
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County prioritizes climate adaptation for new buildings

Climate change, sea level rise, and the future of the Keys were hot button topics at the last BOCC meeting of the year. The recent Southeast Florida...
A look back at the stories that shaped Marathon in 2019 - A sign in front of a crowd - Winn-Dixie

A look back at the stories that shaped Marathon in 2019

I love Marathon. I’ve lived here a quarter century — moving here in 1994. I met my husband, had my babies (who aren’t so little any more), met...
Marathon turns 20, has an election, repairs the beach, tweaks pot law - A group of people posing for the camera - Florida Keys

Marathon turns 20, has an election, repairs the beach, tweaks pot law

It’s been a busy year at Marathon City Hall. With a stand-alone election (no other Keys municipalities were choosing new leaders), the race seemed magnified somehow. Plus,...
County selects Marathon airport as new EOC location - A close up of a map - Monroe County

County selects Marathon airport as new EOC location

At the November BOCC meeting, the county commissioners selected the southwest corner of the Marathon airport property to build a new Monroe County Emergency Operations Center (EOC)....
The real story of Zieg and Senmartin – Situation between warring councilmen escalates to arrests for theft and charges of ethics violation; plus a timeline of events - A large lawn in front of a house - Marathon

War between Marathon councilmen escalates to arrests for theft, ethics violations

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified the charges against Zieg and Clavier. They have been charged with a second-degree misdemeanor of petit theft....
Council to hear project denied by planning board - A graffiti covered wall - Land lot

Council to hear project denied by planning board

City of Marathon staff say a proposal calling for a 34,000-square-foot commercial space and 12 homes (four market rate and eight affordable units) meets all city criteria....