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Satire: Gastesi, Hernstadt to Swap Jobs?

It’s no secret that Monroe County Administrator Roman Gastesi and Marathon City Manager Roger Hernstadt knew each other before they both took government jobs in the Keys....
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Florida Keys Community College: Tyree on Board Until 2012

The District Board of Trustees of Florida Keys Community College voted unanimously to extend the contract of Interim President Dr. Larry W. Tyree through June 2012...
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Marathon Fire Rescue Restructures

Marathon Fire Rescue Benevolent Association incorporated on Dec. 17, 2009. Before this new company formed, the Marathon Fire and Rescue consisted of a totally volunteer organization and three...
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Marathon Neighbor of the Week: Holly Merrill Raschein

As a kid in Anchorage, Alaska, Holly Merrill had two main interests: sledding and dancing. She started her freshman year of college at Florida State University with...
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Key West: Garbage Truck Drivers Garner New Responsibilities

Our local garbage truck drivers are picking up waste and lending a watchful eye into your neighborhoods, areas where local law enforcement officers aren’t always able to...

Upper Keys News: FKCC to Graduate First Upper Keys-Based Basic Law Enforcement Academy

Florida Keys Community College’s Institute of Criminal Justice will celebrate the completion of its first Basic Law Enforcement academy administered in the Upper Keys. This also marks...
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Marathon Neighbor of the Week: Hospice Volunteers

The upcoming Leon Shell Memorial Sailfish Tournament was founded by several of the renowned captain’s friends after Shell lost his battle with cancer 13 years ago. When the...
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Entertainment: Dragonboat Discount!

Organizers of the Battle In The Bay Dragon Boat Festival are offering a 10% discount on registration fees. This year’s event is set to row Saturday, May...
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Politics: Council Hires New City Manager

Though nine were invited and seven applicants appeared for interviews, the Marathon City Council made their choice early last Saturday morning, and their choice was Roger Hernstadt. After...
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Dragon Boat Festival Returns to Marathon

Nothing gets you motivated for your aerobic workout like a carefully constructed soundtrack of heart-pumping music. The strategic echoes from a giant drum can also help you race...