Wednesday Dec 18
Church's Christmas display has got to be seen
If you want to pause and capture the feeling of Christmas along with the music and love that Christmas bring and have it all wrapped into one, make a stop at the San Pablo Catholic Church Prayer Gardens on 122nd Street oceanside in Marathon, between the church and parish hall.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Tickets for Marathon, Islamorada concert series going on sale
The series doesn't start until January, but patrons of the Florida Keys Concert Association can get a jump on buying tickets from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 19 at the weekly Morada Way Art Walk, mile marker 81.6 oceanside in Islamorada.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Prayers at Marathon council meetings up for vote Thursday
Such is the case in Marathon, where City Councilwoman Ginger Snead's proposal to have an invocation prayer read prior to each city meeting has drawn significant feedback from both supporters and detractors.
Marathon council to hear appeal of variance for proposed zip line
The Marathon City Council is scheduled to meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the fire station at Florida Keys Marathon Airport.
Coastal Breeze News
City Manager search consultant resigns
Marco Island's search for a new city manager has been fraught with drama. It hit Greek tragedy proportions this week when Bob Slavin, president of Slavin Management Consultants, notified Interim City Manager Gil Polanco that he was terminating his search services agreement with the city effective Tuesday, Dec. 17. Slavin also informed Polanco that ... (more)
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Marco Island City Council loses second city manager search firm
On Dec. 2, Robert Slavin of Slavin Management Consultants listens to criticism from Marco Island City Councilors on his choice of 13 finalists for the vacant city manager's position.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Boat Parades to Light Up the Florida Keys Holiday Season starting this eve
Lighted and decorated boats of virtually all shapes and sizes are to illuminate the crystal clear waters of the Florida Keys in December, drawing visitors to local hubs to watch five boat parades and catch the Keys' holiday spirit.From Key Largo to Key West, visitors can view the parades from the shore or excursion boats, or even become part of the ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
WINK-TV Fort Myers
US 1 in Fla. Keys reopens after 3 truck crash
The main highway through the Florida Keys has reopened after three tractor-trailers crashed near Marathon.
Making hard choices: Marco Island City Council narrows city manager search from 13 to six
A proposed redesign for the Smokehouse Bridge eliminates the metal arches above the bridge but keeps the walkway below.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Marathon council to county: Retain Marathon Garbage
The Marathon City Council wasted little time informing Monroe County that the community is perfectly happy with the garbage hauler it's had the past 63 years.The council directed City Manager Roger Hernstadt to write a letter stating as much when it met Tuesday, six days after the County Commission discussed the possibility of going out to bid for ... (more)
Thu Nov 28, 2013
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Pompano man in jail for kidnapping, beating girlfriend
A Pompano Beach man is in jail after he drove to the Florida Keys where he allegedly kidnapped his 28-year-old girlfriend and beat her, a Monroe County Sheriff's Office release said.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
PHOTOS: There's snow at Roundtop
Taylor Sipe, 7, and her sister Kayla, 9, of Marathon, Fla., got to play in the snow at Roundtop Mountain Resort Monday.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Solid-waste fees likely going up
Homeowners in unincorporated Monroe County and the Marathon area could see slight rate hikes for garbage pickup over the next 10 years, according to revised offers from existing haulers.That doesn't meet the county's goal to "maintain or lower" the current annual rate of $404 for residences, but does trim proposed price increases originally sought ... (more)
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Clear Channel Sells 4 In Florida Keys
CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC. is selling Classic Rock WAIL and Top 40 WEOW/KEY WEST, FL and Country WCTH and Classic Rock WFKZ /PLANTATION KEY, FL to ROBERT H. HOLLADAY's FLORIDA KEYS MEDIA, LLC for $650,000.