Food, fun, parades and fireworks in the Florida Keys for July 4
Food, fun and fireworks are on tap in the Florida Keys during the July 4 holiday.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Fri May 31, 2013
The Marathon Games Reality TV Show Update
Today is the day that the contestants are to be selected for The Marathon Games TV Reality Show .
Graduate numbers, rates declining
Declining graduation rates in the Monroe County School District the past two years are in line with a decline in the number of graduates and the result of demographic shifts, district staff says.Numbers maintained by the state Department of Education peg the 2010-11 countywide high-school graduation rate at 66.4 percent and the 2011-12 rate at 68.6 ... (more)
Wed May 29, 2013
487 Keys students to graduate next week
High-school seniors throughout the Florida Keys are finishing their final exams today with an eye toward the crowning achievement of their scholastic careers: Commencement.The Monroe County School District expects to hand out diplomas to 487 students Keyswide: 260 from Key West High School, 63 from Marathon High School and 164 from Coral Shores ... (more)
Tue May 28, 2013
School Board hires Lefere
Soon-to-be former Naval Air Station Key West Commander Capt. Patrick Lefere is officially an employee of the Monroe County School District.
Sun May 26, 2013
Loggerhead sea turtle released to wild: traveled 2,000 miles from Colombia
A juvenile endangered loggerhead sea turtle treated at The Turtle Hospital in Marathon, Florida, has been released to the wild, reported the Miami Herald on May 25.
Fri May 24, 2013
WINK-TV Fort Myers
Man found floating in water near Marathon
Monroe County Sheriff's officials say 70-year-old James Gogan was found floating in the water near a boat he had been working on.
Thu May 23, 2013
Weiler Engineering recognized for public works - Project of the Year'
Consulting firm Weiler Engineering Corporation was selected by the American Public Works Association for the National Public Works "Project of the Year" for environmental projects over $75 million for the City of Marathon Sewer, Stormwater, Reclaimed Water and Road Rehabilitation project in Marathon, Fla.