A group of people sitting next to a body of water - Rowing

Tampa Tarpons take top honors

The returning Battle In The Bay Champions have triumphed once again taking top honors in the third annual dragon boat race held last Saturday at Sombrero Beach...
A truck that is driving down the road - Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor

Council says “golf carts” are a go

Neighborhood Electric Vehicles must be registered through DMV Scooters and every form in which they come have long been a popular and more fuel-efficient mode of travel for...
A man standing in front of a store - Human behavior

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.
A group of people posing for the camera - Dog

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.
A man wearing glasses and smiling at the camera - Eyebrow

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...
A group of people holding a sign - Car

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...