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Guess what? Habitat is still helping homeowners recover from Irma - A group of people standing next to a fence - Roof

Guess what? Habitat is still helping homeowners recover from Irma

If you live in Monroe County, you know property is expensive, reliable construction crews are rare, and that a lot of homes are still in desperate need...
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Celebrating 20 years: Marathon’s roots traced back to property rights

While Marathon earned its moniker from the laborers toiling on the Overseas Railway, property rights were the main catalyst for the incorporation of the Middle Keys hamlet. “You...
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Dolphin cross country teams advance to state

Marathon High School’s girls’ cross country team placed third at the regionals meet today and the boys’ team placed sixth. But for the first time in recent...
FORMER SHERIFF RICK ROTH LEAVES LASTING LEGACY - A man standing in front of a fence - Garden

FORMER SHERIFF RICK ROTH LEAVES LASTING LEGACY

He was kind. He was fair. Over and over, the people who knew former Monroe County Sheriff Rick Roth repeated those two facts about the top man...
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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...
Shaw Davis and the Black Ties play Marathon - A group of people on a stage - Bass guitar

Shaw Davis and the Black Ties play Marathon

The review on Rock and Blues Muse sums up the impact of these young, Florida-based musicians: "Dynamism, precision, and outright fury. It’s like a three-pronged sonic offensive...
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....
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Some go home with multiple awards

There’s nothing more satisfying than going home with a Best of Marathon award … unless it’s a stack of them. Seven businesses, and one local spot, took...
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The Best of Marathon 2019 Winners in Pictures

Win, lose or tie, the Best of Marathon is a great community event for a good cause. Hosted by the Marathon Rotary Club and Weekly Newspapers, the...
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First Time Winners Collect Their Awards

It’s exciting to see new faces, filled with surprise and delight, clutching the signature red-and-white Best of Marathon plaques. It’s indicative of a growing, thriving town and...
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