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Subtle clues may help find person who speared turtle

According to The Turtle Hospital’s Bette Zirklebach said “Splinter,” the 150-pound sea turtle found off Key Largo this past weekend is in guarded condition. “We are cautiously optimistic,”...
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Half the brick, half the mortar: DAC III makes hard choices

Of the 12 projects requesting financial help, only eight received funding. Of those eight, only four projects received full funding. That’s because the project requests totaled almost...
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Happy birthday to us!

In the Aug. 5, 2005 edition of the Marathon Weekly, I repeatedly referred to the new Marathon High School principal as “Principle John Pertner.” While not as...
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New manager on duty

A long-time familiar face at Grassy Key’s Dolphin Research Center, former facilities director Bette Zirkelbach has joined the team at The Turtle Hospital.

Community News

Friday, Feb. 10 Valentine Dinner and Dance The Women’s Auxiliary of the Marathon Shrine Club is hosting a Valentine Dinner and Dance to benefit The Shriner’s Hospitals on Friday,...

What’s going on across the Keys…

Friday, Feb. 3 Family Fun Night at The Kirk Family Fun Night will be held on Friday, Feb. 3 from 5:30-7:30. Enjoy free food and fun for families of...
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“Puffer” released at Pillar Patch

Capt. Hook’s turtle rescue has historic twist In the 25 years that the Turtle Hospital in Marathon has been rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing sea turtles, they’d never nursed...
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Richie Day

Monroe Commission Honors Turtle Hospital Founder Saturday, Sept. 24, is designated as "Richie Moretti and the Turtle Hospital Day" in the Florida Keys following issuance of a proclamation...
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Reward Grows for Speared Turtle

The total reward is now $10,750, plus three free dives, three free fishing trips and eight hours of free welding and fabrication!   On August 9, Save-A-Turtle of the...
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“Rodney Barreto was one of the best friends…”

Retirement party held for former FWC Chairman Rodney Barreto By Jason Koler Joe Weatherby, the man who fought for years to create one of the largest artificial reefs in...
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