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

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Now the tree has more than “2,000 imported Italian twinkle lights” and a complex security system to thwart would-be saboteurs.
Voters to decide on outdoor burning law - A bench in front of a brick wall - Fire pit

Voters to decide on outdoor burning law

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Fires for ‘entertainment’ allowed, but ordinance is vague On Nov. 3, Marathon voters will decide on an “outdoor burning” law. The Marathon City Council has already voted it...
Stouts and aquarium reopening

Marathon: Aquarium, Stouts to re-open

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Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters will reopen to the public on Saturday, Dec. 16. With almost all the Hurricane Irma damages repaired, the only thing lacking is excited...
Coral Head Music Fest

Music Fest Money

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Some are almost done, others are in the middle, but some haven’t begun home repairs after Hurricane Irma. Terri Metter is one of the latter. A Keys...

Key Colony Beach sends ‘snowbirds’ home

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Anyone renting for less than six months must leave Key Colony Beach (KCB) by noon on Tuesday, March 23. The council of the small Middle Keys community...
Marathon: House and Garden Tour March 4 - A double bed in a room - Bed Sheets

Marathon: House and Garden Tour March 4

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About 500 people will be touring six gardens and two homes (and possibly a few live-aboard boats) for the Marathon Garden Club’s annual House and Garden Tour....
KCB Store

The KCB Store Island Gift Shop moves just around the corner

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After its location on Key Colony Beach’s Sadowski Causeway took on four feet of water during Hurricane Irma, The KCB Store Island Gift Shop moved “just around...
BMCM Timaree Sparks takes charge of Coast Guard Station Marathon - A man holding a glass of orange juice - U.S. Coast Guard Station Marathon

BMCM Timaree Sparks takes charge of Coast Guard Station Marathon

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In mid-July, Coast Guard Station Marathon received a new chief. Master Chief Timaree Sparks (pronounced Tim-ah-ree), took the helm of the Middle Keys facility. She is a...
#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

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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...
Blow, blow, blow your boat… - A man standing in front of a boat - Yacht

Blow, blow, blow your boat…

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Social media helps boat get back In the midst of gutting houses and having more things on his to-do list than ever before, Key Colony Beach City Commissioner...