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Dog and car wash benefits animal shelter and Forgotten Felines - A brown and white dog looking at the camera - Puppy

Dog and car wash benefits animal shelter and Forgotten Felines

Bring the dog for a scrub on Saturday, June 29. No, dog? That’s fine. Bring a car or a truck or a bicycle.  The folks from the Marathon...
Tokin’ tickets: Marathon tweaks ordinance for civil fines for possession - A green plant - Medical cannabis

Tokin’ tickets: Marathon tweaks ordinance for civil fines for possession

Although law enforcement officers in Monroe County and Keys municipalities have the ability to issue civil fines, or tickets, for citizens in possession of 20 grams or...
The future of insuring my ground level home looks grim - A close up of a toy - Insurance

The future of insuring my ground level home looks grim

The house is almost paid off and it’s decision time. I’m wondering if I should get rid of flood insurance altogether and self-insure, or continue to pay...
More slow money: State’s DEO talks about phase 2 of Rebuild Florida - A close up of text on a white background - Monroe County

More slow money: State’s DEO talks about phase 2 of Rebuild Florida

A roll-out of new post-hurricane business recovery programs can best be named Rebuild Florida, phase 2. On June 3, Monroe County brought together stakeholders to learn about...
Mucarsel-Powell takes role in disaster recovery - A group of people sitting at a table - Debbie Mucarsel-Powell

Mucarsel-Powell takes role in disaster recovery

Three days out from the start of the 2019 hurricane season, and the Florida Keys are still asking: where’s the 2017 money? In a May 22 hearing of...
Two sides to 1,300-unit coin - A group of people standing in a parking lot - Florida Keys

There are residents who DON’T want more affordable housing

In November 2018, Cecelia Mattino of Marathon challenged the City of Marathon’s decision to accept its share of former Gov. Rick Scott’s award of 1,300 additional affordable...
Keys representatives visit D.C. for funding - A man standing in front of a group of people posing for the camera - Luxury vehicle

Keys representatives visit D.C. for funding

Islamorada and Marathon representatives, as well as Key Largo wastewater officials, flew to the nation’s capital last week to speak to senators, representatives and the Army Corps...
Governor makes first official visit to the Keys - A bridge over a body of water - Pigeon Key Foundation & Marine Science Center

New lease on life for Pigeon Key Foundation

The item was hardly finished being read into the record before the Monroe County Board of Commissioners agreed to extend the lease to the Pigeon Key Foundation...
 - A palm tree in front of a building - Skipjack Resort & Marina

Turning hotel rooms to affordable housing not popular in all corners

There’s the power that runs through the electrical lines and the type of power that comes in numbers. Although the start of the Marathon City Council meeting was...
Martin named new MHS athletic director - A man smiling for the camera - Florida Keys

Martin named new MHS athletic director

Lance Martin has been named the new athletic director at Marathon High School. He is replacing Teresa Konrath who has held the position for 12 years, and...
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