Home News Middle Keys News

Middle Keys News

A group of people posing for the camera - Seven Mile Bridge

The elves strike again – Revelers festoon tree on 7 Mile Bridge

Now the tree has more than “2,000 imported Italian twinkle lights” and a complex security system to thwart would-be saboteurs.
Marathon/Monroe County digest housing study - A large white building - House

Marathon/Monroe County digest housing study

Chairman: 90 days to recommendations for Marathon council Marathon’s affordable housing task force is in possession of the final draft of the housing study it commissioned. It appears...
Celtic Fest

Celtic Fest this weekend

As a nod to Hurricane Irma, organizers of the annual Celtic Festival have reduced the price of admission to $5 a head. “The community is experiencing a financial...
Council Campaign Season Underway - A close up of a cake - United States

The race is on

With five and a half months to go until Election Day, two more Marathon residents have put their names on the ballot for Marathon City Council. There...
SHARK! Massive sculpture makes move to Marathon - A truck is parked on the side of a road - Luxury vehicle

SHARK! Massive sculpture makes move to Marathon

There are a lot rumors floating around inside the mouth of the shark that has called Big Coppitt home for the past two decades, but none of...
Fishermen's Hospital

Fishermen’s Hospital will build new facility

For months, the Middle Keys have been waiting to find out what Baptist Health South Florida’s plans are for Fishermen’s Hospital, badly damaged by Hurricane Irma a...
At a loss - A close up of a toy - Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs

At a loss

By the calculations of researchers at the University of Florida, Monroe County has lost 3.8 percent of its full-time residents in the last year, with Marathon taking...
#News: Hyatt to be complete by mid-December - A boat is docked next to a body of water - Marina

#News: Hyatt to be complete by mid-December

The furniture will start arriving next week. There’s still much to be done before the Hyatt Place opens in Marathon in mid-December, but already there’s wallpaper and...
Best of Marathon 2017 - A close up of some water - Water resources

Best of Marathon 2017

Here's the Best of Marathon... Best Place to take the Kids Aquarium Encounters Best Event Marathon Seafood Festival Best Park and Best Place to People Watch Sombrero Beach Best Sunset Sunset Grille Best Place to Have...
KAIR cares: Race is now a celebration - A group of young people playing football in front of a crowd - Marathon

KAIR cares: Race is now a celebration

Someone asks, so what exactly does KAIR do? Well, here’s a breakdown of one Wednesday in February with 30 people sitting in the hallway in the back...