Interested in serving on council? Step forward

There’s an opening on the Islamorada dais following the recent resignation of Cheryl Meads. Interested village residents now have the opportunity to serve the rest of her...
‘TIME FLIES’– In final year, Raschein ready to bring back funding, pass key bills - Holly Merrill Raschein sitting at a table using a laptop - Public Relations

‘TIME FLIES’– In final year, Raschein ready to bring back funding, pass key bills

As the old saying goes, “time flies when you’re having fun. “ For state Rep. Holly Raschein, it couldn’t be truer from her beginnings as a legislative...
ZIEG, COOK, BARTUS RETURNED TO DAIS – Marathon Council election sees low turnout - A man and a woman smiling for the camera - Public Relations

ZIEG, COOK, BARTUS RETURNED TO DAIS – Marathon Council election sees low turnout

John Bartus 24.7% | 1,122 votes Steven Cook 19.5% | 887 votes Dan Zieg 18.4% | 836 votes Adam Geaneas 15.8% | 718 votes John W. Kissick 12.3% | 558 votes Eugene...
Veteran Town Halls – Nov. 14 (Key Largo) and Nov. 15 (Key West) - A red white and blue flag - Independence Day

Veteran Town Halls – Nov. 14 (Key Largo) and Nov. 15 (Key West)

The Monroe County Veterans Affairs Department staff will be present to provide additional services and guidance at two upcoming town hall meetings being held by the Department...
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Blueprint and beauty standards addressed at Marathon City Council

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Superintendent Sarah Fangman was at the Marathon City Council meeting on Oct. 8 to address concerns about the Restoration Blueprint in the...
Marathon Candidate Forum

Forum gives candidates a chance to reveal platforms

On Oct. 11, the Marathon Weekly Newspaper and Marathon Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum for six candidates competing for three seats on the Marathon City Council....
Lopez files for state rep seat on Republican side - A woman wearing a blue shirt - Blond

Lopez files for state rep seat on Republican side

With current state Rep. Holly Raschein terming out in 2020, candidates are lining up in hopes to represent the Florida Keys and south Miami-Dade in Tallahassee. Newest...
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Cities, agencies line up for ‘the ask’ of Florida legislation

On Sept. 23, Florida Rep. Holly Raschein and Sen. Anitere Flores attended a town-hall-style meeting in Marathon. They were joined by school, city and county leaders as...
REORGANIZATION AT MARATHON CITY HALL - A large lawn in front of a house - Florida Keys

Senmartin and Zieg defend last-minute donations to nonprofits

In September, Marathon City Council spent $50,000 in taxpayer money to fund three nonprofits. The first $25,000 went to the Guidance Care Clinic of the Middle Keys to...