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Marathon Neighbor of the Week: Randy & Michael Mearns

Like every other red-blooded American who spends the Fourth of July in Marathon, Michael Mearns said his memories of Independence Day involve fireworks – big, bright...
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Harry S. Truman Presidential Park

Photo by Josie Koler Images courtesy: Spottswood Companies, Inc. The 24 acres of oceanfront property on the southwest side of Key West has gone through significant changes in the...
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Florida Keys Island Currents

FWC Partners with Wild Bird Center Natasha Warraich, wildlife biologist for the Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission, bands a threatened Roseate Tern chick as part of a study...
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Keys Disease: What Is She Thinking?

A recent news article concerning wastewater funding has really left me in a not-so-warm-and-fuzzy state of mind. Not that any article on the topic is a real...
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Marathon Neighbor of the Week: Beverly Holmes

When Beverly Holmes first left her home of Syracuse, New York in 1977, she left behind an extensive family of sisters, in-laws, nieces and nephews. “I didn’t...
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Marathon Politics: Council Extends Manager Contract, Awards First Time Homebuyer Loans

Marathon’s newest city manager can finally begin looking for permanent real estate inside city limits. Tuesday evening, Roger Hernstadt’s six-month performance review was unanimously positive from all five...
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Marathon Island Currents

FISHERMEN’S EMPLOYEE RECEIVES INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATION Fishermen’s Hospital is pleased to announce that Virginia Mason, Fishermen’s contract Biomedical Technician,  just received her International Certification as a Certified Biomedical Equipment...
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Marathon Island Eats: Keys Fisheries Celebrates Local Heritage and Location

Each afternoon at sunset, Marty the bartender slings a shot glass in front of each of his patrons and pours his signature concoction. “We have big ships, little...
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Keys Disease: The Complete Simpleton’s Guide to Keys Critters

Visitors to our islands (The Fabulous Florida Keys®) often notice that the various types of wildlife that inhabit these coral rocks are different that the species they...

Fishing Report June 19: Take Your Pick

One of the Florida Keys most redeeming qualities when it comes to fishing is the incredible variety of fish that we have an opportunity to catch on...