Friendly takeover: New police code enforcement unit reviewed by Marco Planning Board
Published 12/9/2013 at 8:47 a.m. 0 comments
Marco Island's Police Department is serious about code enforcement, Assistant Chief Dave Baer told Planning Board members Friday. It's a 24/7 job for us, he said. Baer spoke at the request of board members looking for reassurance that city ordinances ...
Church Lady: The story behind St. Mark's Advent windows
Published 12/6/2013 at 4:00 a.m. 3 comments
A view of Advent, through the glass etchings at St. Mark's Episcopal Church. In the beginning, silence, night was the Lord.‘Let there be’ creating a way to be heard, in God’s holy image, word becomes flesh, from atom to Adam ...
MIAAOR banquet: Marco Island Realtors install new slate at Island Country Club
Published 12/5/2013 at 12:35 p.m. 3 comments
Installation banquets tend to follow the script, even if the script is unwritten. The outgoing president thanks the team, without whom "I couldn't have done it," the incoming president thanks his or her predecessor.But most of what anyone is likely ...
12 Dogs of Christmas? Canine Christmas Parade actually featured 75 dolled-up Marco Island dogs
Published 12/5/2013 at 12:24 p.m. 0 comments
Christmas has gone to the dogs. And the dogs have gone strolling down the "catwalk."Over 75 costumed canines took their turn on the red carpet Tuesday evening, during the Christmas Island Style Canine Christmas Parade at the Esplanade. The official ...
Calusa Garden Club receives honor from City Council
Published 12/5/2013 at 9:21 a.m. 0 comments
On Monday, Dec. 2, Dale DeFeo, president, and members of Marco Island's Calusa Garden Club were presented with a proclamation from the Marco Island City Council regarding the club's donation of the Blue Star Memorial Marker at Veterans' Community Park. ...
Ask The Pharmacist: Big news for thyroid disease
Published 12/3/2013 at 1:57 p.m. 0 comments
Question: I have Hashimoto thyroiditis, can I take thyroid supplements that contain iodine? – K.S., Seattle, Washington Answer: Hashimoto's or "Hashi's" is an autoimmune condition that affects the thyroid gland, causing clinical symptoms of hypothyroidism
Making hard choices: Marco Island City Council narrows city manager search from 13 to six
Published 12/3/2013 at 1:30 p.m. 17 comments
After a second search for a new city manager for Marco Island, five candidates drew tepid interest Monday from Marco Island City Council. Councilors dismissed an earlier search firm when the candidates presented did not meet expectations. A sixth candidat
Record turnout: Teens win Jolley Be Good 5K run
Published 12/2/2013 at 2:43 p.m. 0 comments
Jolley Be Good Run 5K darws 380 partipants.
Santa arrives: The Man in Red kicks off the season at Shops of Marco
Published 12/2/2013 at 11:29 a.m. 0 comments
Santa has a new ride. Unlike years past, when he has dropped from the sky via helicopter for his annual visit to the Shops of Marco, he showed up Friday evening in a shiny red sleigh that was actually the ...
Lighting up the holidays: Crowds throng Marco Island's Veterans Park for annual celebration
Published 12/2/2013 at 11:16 a.m. 2 comments
If there were any doubt the Christmas season is underway, Marco Island made it official Saturday evening. A crowd filled Veterans' Community Park on a beautiful night, chowing down with friends and families at some football-style tailgate parties, took in
The case for space: Marco Marriott details expansion proposal to public
Published 11/29/2013 at 4:00 a.m. 94 comments
Approximately 200 Marco residentsclistened for about 40 minutes as Marco Marriott general manager Rick Medwedeff laid out the hotel’s plans and then asked questions during a Q&A session. The Marriott, he said, desperately needs more space to move with the ...
Three to know: Fire on Twitter, job growth, toy drive
Published 11/29/2013 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
Three to know for Marco Island.
Three to do: A giving gathering, shells for sale, and a raffle
Published 11/29/2013 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
Three to do on Marco Island.
Parental Advisory: Southwest Florida events that will help you accomplish Christmas
Published 11/26/2013 at 3:41 p.m. 0 comments
A survival guide to the upcoming holidays.
Sea wall solutions: committee discusses construction issue
Published 11/25/2013 at 3:44 p.m. 5 comments
The new regulation created an opportunity for contractors to extend their use of vacant lots rather then reduce the time they work on them.
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- Dec 5th 2013 MIAAOR installation, 2013
- Dec 5th 2013 Christmas Pet Parade, Marco Island, 2013
- Dec 2nd 2013 Santa visits Marco Island, 2013
- Nov 25th 2013 Jolley Be Good 5K
- Nov 22nd 2013 Arturo's After Five
- Nov 19th 2013 Roger Raymond Chalk Run
- Nov 19th 2013 Motorcycle Run on Marco
- Nov 19th 2013 Goodland Art Show
- Nov 18th 2013 Marco Home Show
- Nov 7th 2013 Marco Island Farmers' Market, 2013
- Nov 4th 2013 Breakfast and Birds, 2013
- Oct 29th 2013 Exhibition match on Marco Island
- Apr 3rd 2013 MLK Memory: Don Hunter
- Dec 3rd 2012 2012 Volunteer of the Year: Bill Filbin
- Dec 3rd 2012 2012 Citizen of the Year: Dave Rice
- Dec 3rd 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award: Tarik Ayasun
- Dec 5th 2011 Marco Island Lifetime Achievement Award
- Dec 5th 2011 Marco Island Citizen of the Year
- Dec 5th 2011 Marco Island Volunteer of the Year
- Aug 25th 2011 NewsMakers: Don Hunter, Part 1
- Aug 24th 2011 NewsMakers: Don Hunter, Part 2
- Jun 1st 2011 New Superintendent gives press…
- Dec 6th 2010 Stan Gober award
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