The Weekly Staff

Student of the Week: Dylan Perez

The Upper Keys Weekly is proud to partner with Ocean Studies Charter School faculty and staff in choosing “The Student of the Week.” Recipients are chosen on qualifications including...

BOAT ON BRIDGE SAFELY REMOVED

On the morning of April 12, a sailboat struck the 7 Mile Bridge and a Keys Energy Service tieline about a half-mile from the north end. The fault triggered...

HIRING IN THE KEYS: TOP 10 REASONS IT’S SO DIFFICULT

The Florida Keys are enjoying a robust spring in terms of tourism, but most employers in the island chain are experiencing  a severe shortage of workers. To explain this...

MORE OPEN JOBS THAN APPLICANTS IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

By Jim McCarthy, Sara Matthis and Mandy Miles Servers, retail associates, dockhands, front desk associates — the list of employment opportunities goes on and on in the Florida Keys. “Now Hiring”...

40th annual bridge run set for April 17

Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 17. That’s the day of the 40th annual 7 Mile Bridge Run. Two important notes on that: that portion of U.S.1 will be...

SURVEY RESULTS: WE WANT A TARGET IN THE KEYS

Last month, the Keys learned that the Kmart stores in Marathon and Key Largo will be closing. Immediately, locals began imagining (or wishing for) its successor. The Keys Weekly...