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Advisory board hears community input

The Marathon City Council's Community Image Advisory Board recently hosted a public workshop to garner input from residents on how to improve the city's image for travelers along U.S. 1. The CIAB will take the input and prepare a formal recommendation for the council in the coming weeks.
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Einstein finds a new home

First kitty adopted from S.H.A.R.K. Rachel Bowman had long been on the hunt for another Maine Coon to join her animal house, and after Einstein made his way...

Man Arrested for Causing Severe Injury to Child

A Marathon man has been arrested, accused of causing severe injury to an infant who was hospitalized following repeated abuse. The child, who was born in December, was...

Trailer Park Lobster Poaching

Man arrested for lobster violation A 66 year old Fort Myers man got into a confrontation with a woman over spearing lobsters at a Grassy Key trailer park...
Kevin Fitzgerald et al. posing for a picture - Family

Charitable Comedy

There’s nothing like a little laughter to help people dig deep into their pockets.
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John Charles Riegor 03/20/1960 – 06/09/2011

John Riegor, of Duck Key, Florida and owner of Turn Key Marine, passed away unexpectedly on June 9 at the age of 51. He leaves behind...
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Trimming overhead benefits shelter – and bottom line

Cafe donates extra organic produce Frustrated by fuel surcharges and continually increasing delivery fees, Food for Thought owner Ellin Meade bit the bullet and bought herself a truck. In...

Gibson and Griffin declare for Supervisor of Elections

Launch early campaigns for constitutional office Nearly 17 months before 2012 General Election a pair of Key West public servants have publicly announced their intention to run for...
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Leadership Monroe recognized by County Commission

Organization celebrates 20th Anniversary At this past Wednesday’s County Commission meeting, Mayor Heather Carruthers (Class XI), and her fellow commissioners congratulated Leadership Monroe County on its twentieth anniversary...