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Referendum item still needs clarification

Beautification line item delayed until budget hearings Marathon councilman Dick Ramsay, who also serves as the city’s liaison with the Monroe County Airport Authority, said that were the...
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Bassett bids farewell as Quorum era begins

Fishermen’s Hospital CEO Kim Bassett once said during a county hurricane preparation conference that she was “just a nurse trying to run a hospital.” Next Thursday, she will bid the Middle Keys community farewell when Quorum Health Resources, Inc. officially assumes management of the facility.

FKCC to Graduate Upper Keys Basic Law Enforcement Academy

Florida Keys Community College’s Institute for Public Safety will celebrate the completion of Basic Law Enforcement Academy #41 with a graduation ceremony on Friday, July 1 at...

Miami Men Charged in Cock Fighting Fighting

Three Miami men were arrested in Marathon Tuesday after an alert neighbor saw them stealing a pump jack from a home on 91st Street. The neighbor called the...
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Key Colony Chief Retires

Petrick bids farewell after 20 years By Jason Koler This past week, Key Colony Police Chief Robert Petrick retired from the force after 20 years of service. He came on...
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Fly Like ‘James Bond’ at New Keys Attractions

KEY WEST, Florida Keys -- Visitors to the Florida Keys can now pretend to be and actually fly like "James Bond" with a new watersport providing levitation-like...
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Sheriff’s Colonel receives top award

American Legion names Rick Ramsay Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Sheriff’s Colonel Rick Ramsay traveled to Orlando this past weekend to accept an award from the American...
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Concerned parents rally for additional playground equipment

After the recent replacement of the aging playground equipment at Sombrero Beach, a handful of Middle Keys moms have banded together to help expand the city’s assets. “This...
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Exciting Environmental Internship Opportunity

Department recognizes eco-friendly Marathon fuel business by Chris Tittle Public Information Officer/Marketing Director Monroe CHD The Monroe County Health Department has recognized Marathon Bio-Diesel as an eco-friendly business in the Florida...
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Stoned Swimmer in the Slammer

Deputy struggles to keep man from drowning himself Long Key – A Monroe County Sheriff's deputy was injured Saturday night as he struggled to keep a Miami man...