Church Lady: Love and a strong faith aid two Marco moms
Published 5/7/2013 at 4:19 p.m. 0 comments
Two Marco mothers share their spiritual journey with the Church Lady. Our community is rich with ordinary women dealing with extraordinary challenges. Among them are two mothers — Hari Jacobsen and Janet Stapleton; one Jewish, the other Catholic. Both sing ...
Ask The Pharmacist: Pain relief for tendonitis, sprains and strains
Published 5/7/2013 at 4:18 p.m. 0 comments
Question: After years of hiking without many problems, I began experiencing pain near my ankle and heel. My doctor diagnosed "Achilles tendonitis" and prescribed medicine which did reduce pain and swelling. I'm still worried I'll not be able to hike ...
'Talk Derby to Me' – 'Run for the Roses' a chance for Marco Island to raise cash for the kids
Published 5/6/2013 at 12:17 p.m. 0 comments
The Marco Island Brewery was packed Saturday afternoon for "Talk Derby to Me," with enough extravagant hats to make it difficult to see around the restaurant, let alone move around freely. The occasion was the annual fundraiser for Marco's Upon ...
Marco Island Planning Board: Hearing on storage in C-4 zone proceeds despite plea from petitioner for continuance
Published 5/6/2013 at 8:38 a.m. 0 comments
A vote Friday to deny changes to storage rules in the C-4 zoning district ran its course. However, earlier during Planning Board's meeting, a vote questioning whether to hear the issue raised considerable debate. The request to extend self-storage to ...
Marco Island Board of Realtors celebrate Cinco de Mayo during After 5
Published 5/3/2013 at 3:22 p.m. 0 comments
A Cinco de Mayo-themed networking event held at Margarita's on Marco Island brought area realtors, related business owners and generous sponsors together for an After 5 get together. As expected, a buffet loaded with Mexican food and the occasional margar
Isles of Capri fire board says 'no' to consolidation with East Naples, waits for Marco Island proposal
Published 5/3/2013 at 1:04 p.m. 0 comments
In a decision that stunned the room and brought Thursday's meeting to an abrupt close, the Isles of Capri Fire Advisory board voted 3-2 to reject a consolidation proposal from East Naples. "It was a surprise," said Collier County Commissioner ...
Congressman talks, and listens – Rep. Trey Radel appears before Marco Island's Caxambas Republican Club
Published 5/2/2013 at 11:59 a.m. 5 comments
Marco Island's, and Southwest Florida's, freshman U.S. Congressman came to the island Wednesday evening, spending an hour with the Caxambas Republican Club. This was a homecoming of sorts for Trey Radel, who was preaching to the choir on Marco, comfortabl
Some Marco Island councilors vexed about Capri fire district decision, plan full airing May 6
Published 5/2/2013 at 10:31 a.m. 7 comments
If a series of coincidences sparked Marco Island City Manager Jim Riviere's resignation, Councilor Larry Honig says he did not strike the match. Unfolding events during the week of April 15 may have led some to speculate about the city ...
It's The Law: Tax sale certificates are not deeds
Published 4/29/2013 at 2:38 p.m. 0 comments
Question: I understand that you do not lose title to your property if you do not pay taxes. Instead, some type of tax certificate is issued. Can you explain?
For the love for 'Miss Dottie': Marco Y honors the swim legend and her legacy
Published 4/29/2013 at 12:49 p.m. 2 comments
It was tearful and joyful for "Miss Dottie" Weiner as the Greater Marco Family YMCA Aquatics Center was dedicated to her. Ceremonies were held Saturday next to the pool she helped design and raise the money to build. Age didn't ...
NFL: Former tight end Dave Kocourek dies of dementia; brain donated for research
Published 4/25/2013 at 9:42 p.m. 2 comments
Dave Kocourek, who won AFL championship rings with the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders, died at 75 on Wednesday night as a result of progressive dementia on Marco Island.
Faith Briefs: Spring Bible study, Catholic executive board elected and bluegrass Mass — on Marco Island this week
Published 4/23/2013 at 10:18 a.m. 0 comments
Faith Briefs: news from the houses of worship on Marco Island and Isles of Capri.
MTA, MICA join to battle water, sewer rate hikes
Published 4/22/2013 at 2:02 p.m. 0 comments
MTA, MICA join to battle water, sewer rate hikes
Guest column: Island real estate offers a great time to buy
Published 4/22/2013 at 12:45 p.m. 2 comments
MLS statistics, released by the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors for Marco Island only properties compares first quarter 2013 with first quarter 2012 activity. Here is a recap of what happened in the Marco Island Real Estate market.
'Best deal in town' – Hundreds turn out for Marco Island Fire-Rescue Foundation pancake breakfast
Published 4/22/2013 at 11:40 a.m. 0 comments
They get such a turnout, said Dianna Dohm, they can't put on the event at the height of the season. The Marco Island Fire-Rescue Foundation held their pancake breakfast on Sunday, inside the fire station on San Marco Road, and ...
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- May 15th 2013 Marco Island Code Compliance Board
- May 9th 2013 MIA does Shakespeare
- May 6th 2013 GoShots: Talk Derby To Me
- May 6th 2013 Marco Island Planning Board
- May 3rd 2013 Isles of Capri Fire Board meeting
- May 3rd 2013 MIAAOR After 5
- May 2nd 2013 Trey Radel on Marco Island
- Apr 29th 2013 'Miss Dottie' honored
- Apr 22nd 2013 Marco Island Fire/Rescue Pancake…
- Apr 19th 2013 Marco Island’s Waterways Advisory…
- Apr 18th 2013 Remax Awards Banquet
- Apr 18th 2013 Marco Island Academy ribbon cutting
- 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
- Dec 6th 2010 Mike Minozzi award