Marathon airport gets funds to move runway

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Florida Keys Marathon International Airport recently received an Airport Improvement Program grant (supplemented by the CARES Act) to cover the design costs associated with  moving...

Personal trainer starts new business, goes virtual for clients

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Kara Jaeger knows what it takes for one to reach workout goals. Despite the continuing coronavirus pandemic, the personal trainer is finding a new way to help...

Boat explodes off Marathon, no serious injuries

A center console style boat reportedly exploded less than a mile off Marathon on the Gulfside Tuesday morning, June 30, sending approximately 10 people into...

FIREWORKS SCHEDULED, BEACH CLOSED – City of Marathon cancels over COVID concerns

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The City of Marathon’s  fireworks show will go on. However, Sombrero Beach will be closed on Saturday, July 4, with all other festivities at the...

120+ affordable units planned for Coco Plum

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On June 16, the City of Marathon’s Planning Commission met to consider a proposal to build 66 two-bedroom rental units on Coco Plum and six single-family homes....

Children’s Shelter presents ‘Best Keys Eats’ to Key West pasta café

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The Florida Keys Children’s Shelter, serving more than 500 youths and families annually throughout the Keys, presented Mangia Pasta Café owners, Mike and Heather Barnes, with the...

The phenomenal fathers raising Keys kids

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Dads are more than a go-to for car troubles or opening up that pesky, tight jar top. They’re dedicated and take time to show their loved ones...

NEW CONSTRUCTION – Projects spring up in Marathon

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The ravages of Hurricane Irma are still being repaired in Marathon, almost three years after the storm swept the islands.  One of...

The Brass Monkey gets a makeover – Also, no more smoking inside

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It was a bold move. Messing with Marathon institutions is inherently risky, especially for the Middle Keys’ favorite late-night spot. But in this case, it’s...
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 wants to opt out of part of federal plan

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Back in February, Monroe’s County Board of County Commissioners learned about a $3.1 billion plan by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Named the “Coastal...