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Rick Roth

On his first full day of retirement, former Sheriff Rick Roth sat down with The Weekly to share just a few of his memories from more than...

Frosty the Snowman

Neighbor of the Week Frosty the Snowman By Drew Dinan Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with one the Florida Keys’ most entertaining and certainly most pigmentally...

Rich Tanner

The efforts of Marathon City Marina Harbormaster Rich Tanner helped turn the historic facility back into a safe and friendly place for boaters and a profitable revenue...

Sav, Mari, Kai: Team Hurricane

A legendary Middle Keys institution, the Hurricane Grille has opened its doors to a myriad of locals, weary fishermen, and wandering souls for more than five decades....

Marathon Jaycees host ‘Kids’ Night out’

The Marathon Jaycees are excited to host a ‘Kids’ Night Out’ on Saturday, July 26 from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. for children age 6 to 12....

A fifth at the Hurricane

In every city or town there is one watering hole that reflects televisions’ hit sitcom, Cheers. You know, where everyone knows your name.  In Marathon it’s the...
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Independence Day, Marathon Style

July 4th has always been one of my favorite holidays. The day’s festivities are what summer is all about: cookouts, fireworks, fun and games… and remembering the...
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Fritters are good, people are better

conch: n. marine shellfish or people of the Keys symbolizing the beautiful island chain. Both need protection. Conch salad, fritters, chowder. The tasty meat can be found in...

A library, it’s our freedom

The Fourth of July is Independence Day.  It’s the day our nation celebrates freedom; freedom of oppression, freedom from tyranny and the opportunity to exercise religious and...

Food, Fun and Fireworks enlivens the Florida Keys for America’s Birthday

The sparkling waters surrounding the Florida Keys are set to reflect bursts of color during Independence Day celebrations along the 110-mile chain of islands. Upper Keys Blackwater Sound, fitting...