Marco Island Planning Board narrows objections to Marriott PUD amendment
Published 3/24/2014 at 10:55 a.m. 12 comments
Marco Island's Planning Board spent Friday morning struggling to quantify unanswered questions on Marriott's PUD amendment proposal.
Italian dinner for the Irish: Spaghetti dinner at San Marco benefits Sons & Daughters of Erin
Published 3/20/2014 at 11:41 a.m. 1 comment
What a difference a day makes. While the Knights of Columbus fish fry Friday has pulled in as many as 800 diners to the San Marco parish hall, Wednesday's spaghetti dinner drew "only" 270, said K of C Deputy Grand ...
'Mutts & Martinis': Dogs and owners pack Esplanade for Bedtime Bundles fundraiser
Published 3/20/2014 at 11:33 a.m. 0 comments
No dog has a burning desire to dress up in a fancy costume. Their owners, on the other paw, eat this stuff up like dog yummies. Hundreds came out to the Esplanade on a beautiful Wednesday afternoon for "Mutts & ...
Honoring their own: Dan Stoller earns Marco Island's 2013 Firefighter of the Year award
Published 3/20/2014 at 9:57 a.m. 12 comments
For Jade Purcell, July 27 was one of the most frightening days of her life. It could have ended as a cautionary tale no mother could tell without anguish, if Dan Stoller hadn't arrived.
Replace or repair? Wording for Mackle Park's community center referendum still uncertain
Published 3/19/2014 at 11:36 a.m. 14 comments
Members of the city's Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee were relieved that discussion on a new center for Mackle Park will return to City Council on a future agenda.
Run to daylight – Marco Island Half Marathon 'Bridge Run' starts by dawn's early light
Published 3/17/2014 at 11:56 a.m. 0 comments
Alan Sillitoe's classic story of angry young men was called "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner." But on Marco Island Sunday morning, the runners weren't angry, and they certainly weren't lonely.
Back to the Drawing Board: Marco Island's Rose Marina reduces requests in new site plan
Published 3/17/2014 at 11:21 a.m. 6 comments
Daniel High believes Rose Marina's latest site plan is an answer to neighbors' concerns. High is the marina's general manager. "We've created a new site plan based on neighbor, city staff, and City Council input," he said on Monday. "This ...
PHOTOS: Marco Islanders shake a tail feather at Nest Fest
Published 3/17/2014 at 10:57 a.m. 19 comments
A convocation of eagle lovers met at the Island Country Club for an evening of cocktails, dinner and dancing. The bywords for Marco Eagle Sanctuary Foundation's March 16 Fourth Annual Nest Fest Gala's were education and conservation.
Marco Island business accused of motorcycle manufacturing, code violation
Published 3/14/2014 at 12:02 p.m. 44 comments
City staff issued three notices of code violations last month to Progressive Auto Center and Kelco of Marco , both of which are owned in part by Mike Kelly Jr.
A shell of a show: Marco Island Shell Club brings crowds to see and buy shell art
Published 3/13/2014 at 1:59 p.m. 0 comments
Sure, there are learned scientific exhibits, and breathtaking artistic creations. But when the doors opened Thursday morning at the Marco Island Shell Club's 34th annual Shell Show, the line of ladies, and a few gentlemen, headed straight to the sales ...
'March After Five': Marco Chamber reaches new heights, meeting on bank's rooftop courtyard
Published 3/13/2014 at 8:56 a.m. 10 comments
It was "After Five," but before Mutts & Martinis. The Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce moved their monthly networking event up a week so as not to conflict with next week's "dogs and drinks" affair at the Esplanade. They ...
Gone in 60 days (or less): Eyesore on Gulfport Court will be torn down, code board rules
Published 3/12/2014 at 10:41 p.m. 6 comments
After years of looking at a scorched wall and graying plywood garage doors, neighbors of 32 Gulfport Court will finally get relief. On Tuesday, Marco Island's Code Enforcement Board gave owner Roberto Roque and the Roberto Roque Revocable Trust 60 ...
Marco Island Councilor Honig holds Town Hall meeting
Published 3/12/2014 at 10:39 p.m. 12 comments
Marco Island residents took their questions from the headlines. Then they asked City Councilor Larry Honig to address them Tuesday during his Town Hall meeting. The councilor answered deftly with a nod to pursuing answers he did not know immediately.
Planning Board calls special meeting to study Marco Island's parking problems
Published 3/10/2014 at 12:22 p.m. 8 comments
Rights of way. Alleys. Swales. People use them all over the island to meet their parking needs, and that's creating a problem. On March 28, Marco Island's Planning Board will hold a special meeting to look at where people park ...
Fish factory: K of C hosts first fish fry of Lent at San Marco
Published 3/10/2014 at 10:46 a.m. 1 comment
It may not have been feeding the 5,000, but it wasn't far from it. The first fish fry of the season was thronged Friday evening in the parish hall at San Marco Catholic Church. Over 900 diners came to be ...
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- 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
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