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....
ZIEG, COOK, BARTUS RETURNED TO DAIS – Marathon Council election sees low turnout - A man and a woman smiling for the camera - Public Relations

ZIEG, COOK, BARTUS RETURNED TO DAIS – Marathon Council election sees low turnout

John Bartus 24.7% | 1,122 votes Steven Cook 19.5% | 887 votes Dan Zieg 18.4% | 836 votes Adam Geaneas 15.8% | 718 votes John W. Kissick 12.3% | 558 votes Eugene...
Parks & Rec steps it up with the BEST game - A close up of a map - Hide-and-seek

Parks & Rec steps it up with the BEST game

In putting together this anniversary issue of the City of Marathon (see pages 7-11), the one thing so many members of the community have commented on is...
Celebrating 20 years: Marathon’s roots traced back to property rights - A group of people posing for the camera - STX IT20 RISK.5RV NR EO

Celebrating 20 years: Marathon’s roots traced back to property rights

While Marathon earned its moniker from the laborers toiling on the Overseas Railway, property rights were the main catalyst for the incorporation of the Middle Keys hamlet. “You...
Cross-Country

Dolphin cross country teams advance to state

Marathon High School’s girls’ cross country team placed third at the regionals meet today and the boys’ team placed sixth. But for the first time in recent...
Here’s witching you a happy Halloween! – One-way circuit around ‘BTA’ - A close up of a map - Product design

Here’s witching you a happy Halloween! – One-way circuit around ‘BTA’

Want to have a “boo-tiful” Halloween? Follow the friendly officers’ traffic directions. The City of Marathon and Monroe County Sheriff’s Office are bringing back the Halloween plan they...
Last Irma Canal Cleanup

Public Invited to Celebrate Clearing of Last Irma Canal in NRCS Marine Debris Removal...

All are invited to attend a mini-celebration at the clearing of the last Hurricane Irma marine debris removal project canal funded through a United States Department of...
REORGANIZATION AT MARATHON CITY HALL - A large lawn in front of a house - Florida Keys

Blueprint and beauty standards addressed at Marathon City Council

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Superintendent Sarah Fangman was at the Marathon City Council meeting on Oct. 8 to address concerns about the Restoration Blueprint in the...
A group of people standing on the side of a building - Facade

Marathon (to the) Rescue – Firefighters donate a day in Bahamas

This past week, three Marathon Fire Rescue firefighters traveled to Freeport, Grand Bahamas to install tarps on homes damaged by Hurricane Dorian early last month.  Marathon’s Jesse Fossum,...
Marathon Candidate Forum

Forum gives candidates a chance to reveal platforms

On Oct. 11, the Marathon Weekly Newspaper and Marathon Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum for six candidates competing for three seats on the Marathon City Council....