Dolphins to Dolphins – NFL foundation makes huge donation to MHS

It wasn’t an average Wednesday for Marathon High School footballers, who received new shoes, attire and gear from the Miami Dolphins organization. Twan Russell also gave a...

One year after Irma: Shelter better than ever

By Tara Vickrey It’s been a long and trying year since Hurricane Irma, as people affected across the Keys assessed the damage, made repairs, and – sometimes –...

APPEAL DENIED

Update 9:06 a.m. 08/24/18: Only five setback variances were approved in the last 12 months. The other two occurred in 2017.   All three Marathon Planning Commissioners present rejected...

Baptist officials answer residents about new hospital tax

Talk of a Middle Keys taxing district to support Fishermen’s Community Hospital in Marathon has been ongoing for five months now.  In an effort to increase transparency, hospital...

And then there were four – Kissick qualifies to run for Marathon City Council

Marathon resident John Kissick calls himself an average, hard-working citizen without political ties or “cronies to answer to.” The business owner qualified Aug. 10 to run for the...

New Drop-off Rules at Stanley Switlik

The entire Stanley Switlik Elementary campus has been reconfigured. When parents arrive on Wednesday, Aug. 15 to drop off their children, it will be a completely new...

Nothing’s free

It is almost impossible to gauge how many people have moved out of the Keys since Hurricane Irma, but Monroe County Commissioners say, “We’re losing people everywhere.” More...

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...