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The Florida Keys on Friday morning took another protective measure to keep visitors (and potential community-spread coronavirus) out of the island chain: they closed U.S. 1, and...
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30 Years On – What a long, strange trip it’s been…

Thirty years. Three decades gone by. 1984 was a big year in my world, and the world in general. Apple introduced the Macintosh. Michael Jackson was burned filming...
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Tackle shop owners return to their roots

Mike and Joyce Abel have returned to Islamorada to help continue his family's bait and tackle business that will continue to focus on local captains and knowledge.
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Kandios keeps ‘em coming back for more

Kandios Ice Cream Shop is celebrating their one year anniversary in business in the Middle Keys community and has expanded their menu to include popular lunch counter items.
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Advisory board hears community input

The Marathon City Council's Community Image Advisory Board recently hosted a public workshop to garner input from residents on how to improve the city's image for travelers along U.S. 1. The CIAB will take the input and prepare a formal recommendation for the council in the coming weeks.
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No Complaints (at least not today)

Everyone loves to complain. It’s so much easier for people to whine and gripe about something than it is for them to say nice things. It’s like...

Open container ordinance back on the table

In January, City Manager Roger Hernstadt presented the city council with a draft of an open container ordinance for discussion, but before words were exchanged, the draft...
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Chamber explores beautification funding

If the Marathon City Council approves a resolution containing contract terms to begin planting trees in the median along US 1 and along the bike path between...

Community News: January 28, 2011

Community News Calendar Friday, January 28 Stars Bingo for Challenged Adults On Friday, January 28, from 7-9 pm, a Bingo Party will be held at the Kirk of the...

Community News: January 22, 2011

Community News Calendar Friday, January 21 Marathon Garden Club Meeting Winn Soldani of Fancy Hibiscus will be the guest speaker at the Marathon Garden Club on Friday, January 21 at...