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Talking trash – Meet Marathon’s first garbage lady

Maybe you have seen her slinging trashcans into the back of the Marathon Garbage Services (MGS) trucks, but Tresa Jutz isn’t afraid to get a little dirty. Waking up long before the roosters start crowing, and leaving the shop at 5 a.m., Jutz is the first woman garbage-man at MGS.

KEYSWEEKLY.COM - 2018-04-21 09:58:30

Man arrested in road rage incident

A 25-year-old Marathon man who reportedly threw a metal Master Lock at a vehicle during a road rage incident on March 29 was arrested Tuesday. Carlos Ariel Alvarez was charged with criminal mischief and throwing a deadly missile at a vehicle, building or aircraft. The incident occurred after... For

FLORIDA KEYS NEWS

2 homes ablaze after brush fire sparks in Big Pine Key

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (WSVN) — A brush fire that broke out in Big Pine Key continued to spread Sunday, causing two homes to become engulfed in flames.

WSVN-TV - 2018-04-22 00:00:00

'Send the divers out'

Divers with found debris in the Florida Keys. Credit: Jack Fishman Much progress has been made when it comes to Hurricane Irma debris removal on land in the Florida Keys, but there are swaths of debris elsewhere, invisible to those of us without a dive tank. In the eight months since the hurricane,

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Generation Next – Group brings youth in campaign for Fishermen’s

Capt. Jason Long, who was born at Fishermen’s back in the ’70s, signs a pledge card to become one of the first Young Philanthropists as Sarah Cizmas, left, and Baptist’s Senior Development Coordinator Amanda Greer look on. JASON KOLER/Keys Weekly

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Marathon man posts naked pictures of ex-girlfriend on social media, deputies say

MARATHON, Fla. - A 25-year-old Marathon man was arrested Tuesday after he posted naked pictures of his ex-girlfriend on social media, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. Alfred Kluge faces six misdemeanor counts of sexual cyber-harassment. The woman told a deputy Monday that Kluge pos

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President Trump visits Key West for briefing on drug interdiction efforts

Fresh off his two-day summit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump made a short jaunt to Key West, Fla., on Thursday for a briefing on the military's efforts to counter smuggling of illegal drugs. Interested in Donald Trump?Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to da

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'You forced my hand': Man blames gym encounter for revenge porn

A jilted ex-boyfriend allegedly retaliated against a former flame whom he ran into with another man at the gym by posting revenge porn on social media, police said. Alfred Kluge, 25, was arrested Tuesday on sexual cyber-harassment charges in Marathon, Fla., after the nude photos were shared to his F

NEW YORK POST

Police: Man threatens with knife, flare gun

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FLORIDA KEYS NEWS

Unlicensed contractors face felony charges

Tison L. Kennedy, 31, of Marathon was arrested April 10 on six felony counts, including charges of theft from people over age 65, and falsely presenting himself as a contractor during a state of emergency.

FLORIDA KEYS NEWS

Gonzalez Brothers approved for landscaping contract

At $408,050 it was not the lowest bid, but scored highest on the city’s matrix. Marathon’s process for accepting bids is different from that of other municipalities, which tend to accept the lowest. The lowest bidder in this case was Homestead-based BrightView Landscaping at $319,796. The most expen

KEYSWEEKLY.COM

'Wheel ditch' death elicits call for action

ISLAMORADA - New rules on narrow boating channels and more marine patrol officers might prevent deaths like the April 8 boat crash that killed an aide to Gov. Rick Scott, Islamorada Village Council members said. "Let's get these 'wheel ditches' safe and prevent tragedies like these that are avoidabl

FLORIDA KEYS NEWS

Lady ‘Fins run to second mercy-rule win

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5 men accused of severely beating their coworker in Florida Keys

MARATHON, Fla. - Five Arizona men were arrested early Sunday after Monroe County sheriff's deputies said they severely beat a coworker in Marathon. Derek Polk, 37, Jacob Stanley, 31, Justin Mahsill, 26, Benny Cassa Jr., 34, and Curtis Stanley, 30, face charges of aggravated battery causing bodily h

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12-year-old faces charge of battery

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Seven Mile Bridge to close for Florida Keys race

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) - An annual footrace across the longest of 42 bridges that help make up the Florida Keys Overseas Highway will temporarily close the Seven Mile Bridge to traffic early Saturday morning. Keys law enforcement officials will halt vehicles just after 6:30 a.m. for the staging of the

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Monroe County squads combine to claim eight individual titles

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Marathon's Aydan Child (No. 3), Jonathan Pitchford (No. 2) and Owen Pitchford (No. 6) forge the late pace in the District 16-1A 3,200 meter race. The trio placed second-third-fourth, with all three advancing to the Regional Championships on April 25. A total of eight... For the com

FLORIDA KEYS NEWS

Deputies say man passed out at Circle K had pills and weed in his car | FL Keys News

Monroe County Sheriff's Office deputies said they woke up an Islamorada man at a Tavernier gas station who was passed out behind the wheel. He said he was waiting on a friend." After the man failed several field sobriety checks, deputies found multiple illegal and prescription drugs in John Patrick

FLKEYSNEWS.COM

County to vote on TDC ad funds

The Monroe County Commission will vote Thursday on moving $1.6 million from the Tourist Development Council's capital fund and into the advertising fund to boost its marketing efforts post Hurricane Irma. The commission will meet all day Thursday starting at 9 a.m. at the Marathon... For the complet

FLORIDA KEYS NEWS

Buffalo couple brings a taste of home to the Florida Keys

A Buffalo couple flees the snow and opens a pub in paradise where the only thing freezing is their ice cold beer. That sums up the story of Kathy and Tim O'Connell, the owners of Overseas Pub & Grill in Marathon, Fla., situated right along the Overseas Highway, about halfway between Key Largo and Ke

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