Homecoming Coral Shores

Floats parade down Old Highway

Floats from the Coral Shores’ high school classes, as well as neighboring elementary and middle schools, paraded down Old Highway during the homecoming festivities on Sept. 20....
Athlete of the Week

Upper Keys Weekly’s Male and Female Athlete of the Week — Sept. 19

The Upper Keys Weekly is proud to partner with the Coral Shores Athletic Department in choosing “The Male and Female Athlete of the Week.” Recipients are chosen...
BOCC votes to circumvent CareerSource and bring federal training funds directly to Keys

No more ‘lost opportunities’

At the September BOCC meeting, Monroe County Commissioners voted to approve three separate agenda items to improve workforce training in Monroe County. Kicked off by Commissioner Michelle...
Work underway at college’s new Upper Keys Center - A road with palm trees and a building

Work underway at college’s new Upper Keys Center

The College of the Florida Keys President Jonathan Gueverra remembers speaking to Rotary clubs and chambers of commerce in the Upper Keys roughly seven years ago. Entering...

Brother, sister excited for first year at Key Largo

It’s that time of year when students hit the alarm clock, mosey on down to the kitchen for breakfast and hop out the door with backpacks on....

Modern Love

We’ve all been there: struggling in a romantic relationship and hearing a timeworn adage from a well-intentioned friend, or coworker, or maybe mom. “You reap what you...

Study: dolphins live just as long, or longer, in captivity

By Sarah Mandile Two bottlenose dolphins glide underwater as they approach two buttons located on the edge of their enclosure. After simultaneously pushing them, a celebratory buzzer sounds....

Predicting Academic Success (or, What did I do with that crystal ball?)

I’m sure it irritates the current generation of school-age kids just as much as it used to bother me. No sooner are we past the Fourth of...

THE NEW LIBRARIAN Lorena Diaz takes the reins of Marathon’s public library

Talk about the perfect person at the perfect time: Marathon’s new librarian, Lorena Diaz, has stepped up to fill the role at the same time the city’s...

Florida already HAS free college tuition. Surprised, aren’t you?

On Wednesday, the Democratic presidential candidates had a debate in Miami. U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren will no doubt bring up her pledge to eradicate student loan debt...