Road watch alert from Florida Department of Transportation
Published 2/21/2014 at 10:37 p.m. 0 comments
The Florida Department of Transportation has issued the following road watch alerts for Collier and Lee Counties for this week.
Marco Island intends to bill Island Drug owners for legal costs
Updated 2/21/2014 at 11:55 a.m. 0 comments
After winning a four-year legal battle, the City of Marco Island wants to bill the couple who sued the police department more than $90,000 for its legal costs. The city filed a bill for $90,215.88 against now defunct-Island Drug store ...
'February After Five': Chop 239 in the Esplanade hosts Chamber event
Published 2/20/2014 at 9:44 a.m. 0 comments
Each month, the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce holds an "After Five" get-together, a chance for chamber members, supporters and the curious to meet, mingle and socialize in a different, pleasant location, with a buffet provided and adult beverages
The once-a-week retail emporium: Vendors wake up early to offer a little bit of everything at the Marco Island Farmers' Market
Published 2/20/2014 at 8:56 a.m. 1 comment
As the sun peeks over the horizon, Veterans Park is a beehive of activity. Starting in the predawn darkness, a section of the park is transformed from an open strip of well-beaten grass into a once-a-week retail emporium and food ...
Marco Council approves zoning change for Rose Marina
Published 2/18/2014 at 10:30 p.m. 9 comments
The Marco City Council voted 4-3 Tuesday to approve a land-development code change that would allow Rose Marina to build a 60-foot, state-of-the-art boat storage barn.
Neighbors unhappy with Rose Marina's plans for expansion
Published 2/18/2014 at 6:30 p.m. 9 comments
Neighbors of a Marco Island marina that hopes to nearly double the height of its boat storage building are up in arms, contending it would block — or eliminate — some water views, affect light and air and increase noise.
Ask The Pharmacist: These herbs work like medicine
Published 2/18/2014 at 1:57 p.m. 0 comments
Question: What are popular medications, and their natural counterparts? – A.T., Dallas, Texas. Answer: This is a great question, and there's a lot of different things that come to mind. For example, when I think of popular medications, I think ...
County hands out awards to deserving employees
Published 2/17/2014 at 11:55 a.m. 0 comments
Travis Gossard has been selected as Collier County Government's supervisor of the year for 2013. Travis was nominated for this award by his entire staff and was recognized by the Board of County Commissioners on Feb. 11. Gossard has been ...
Property owners' forum: MIPO hears from Marriott's Medwedeff and new city manager
Published 2/17/2014 at 11:20 a.m. 22 comments
At Thursday's Marco Island Property Owners (MIPO) meeting at Mackle Park, about 70 attendees got a twofer. Marco Island Marriott General Manager Rick Medwedeff gave another of his presentations on the hotel's expansion plans, and new City Manager Roger He
Marco Island Coast Guard Auxiliary: 'Suddenly in command' gives you the skills you might need in an emergency
Published 2/17/2014 at 10:54 a.m. 1 comment
Suddenly in command – a scary thought. You are on the water and your captain is incapacitated and you are suddenly in command of the vessel. And you have no boating experience. How do you get the boat under control? ...
Boatloads of laughs: Goodland Boat Parade features 'comedy' theme
Published 2/17/2014 at 10:01 a.m. 0 comments
For the 18th Annual Mardi Gras Goodland Boat Parade, comedy was the theme. In all, 13 boats, filled with revelers taking the parts of Groucho Marx, Cheech & Chong, The Cat in the Hat, the Monkees, clowns, and more clowns, ...
Verve and zest: Island nonagenarians set an active pace
Published 2/14/2014 at 4:00 a.m. 36 comments
If 26 is the new 18 and 60 is the new 30, what is 90? Marco abounds with active, witty nonagenarians who continue to serve God and their community with verve and zest. Their friends and admirers in their 50s ...
Painting the town: Marco Island's Wet Paint Live has art lovers walking the streets
Published 2/13/2014 at 11:57 a.m. 0 comments
It's official. Goodland is the most artistic corner of Marco Island. With 18 area artists spreading out all over the area for Wet Paint Live 2014 on Wednesday, seven of them chose to make the fishing village that sits outside ...
The mitigation season arrives 'like a lion' for Marco Island's Code Enforcement Board
Published 2/13/2014 at 10:22 a.m. 3 comments
It's a time of change for Marco Island's Code Enforcement Board. For years, home values were underwater, depressed by the end of the housing bubble and recession. In addition, code violations abounded for failure to connect to the city's sewer ...
Goodland asks BCC to act as 'big brother' in securing Marco Island road repairs
Published 2/13/2014 at 9:40 a.m. 1 comment
The Collier County Board of County Commissioners wants to know why the City of Marco Island has not repaired Goodland Road (CR 92A) after receiving $12 million from the county for road repairs. The question came before the board on ...
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- Feb 27th 2014 Buddy Day, 2014
- Feb 24th 2014 MIYC Blessing of the Fleet, 2014
- Feb 20th 2014 Marco Island Farmer's Market, 2014
- Feb 20th 2014 After 5 at Chop 239
- Feb 16th 2014 Goodland Boat Parade, 2014
- Feb 13th 2014 Wet Paint Live, 2014
- Feb 3rd 2014 iPad open house
- Feb 3rd 2014 'Souper Bowl,' Marco Island, 2014
- Feb 2nd 2014 Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in…
- Jan 30th 2014 Marriott town hall, 2014
- Jan 23rd 2014 Marco Island Chamber Installation, 2013
- Jan 19th 2014 Rookery Bay Nature Festival
- 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