Ask The Pharmacist: What to do when your brain feels weird
Published 2/11/2014 at 9:33 a.m. 0 comments
Question: I have brain fog, attention deficit and a general feeling of disconnection to the world. I take the drugs Provigil, Zoloft and Clonazepam. I also take vitamins but nothing helps. I see a psychiatrist who says I'm just depressed ...
'Rhapsody in Black': Marco Island Center for the Arts holds 1920s-themed gala
Published 2/10/2014 at 1:02 p.m. 1 comment
The Marco Island Center for the Arts was "in the black" Sunday evening. Approximately 300 members and supporters jammed the ballroom at the Island Country Club for the Art Center's annual gala, titled "Rhapsody in Black" and featuring a Roaring ...
Wounded Warriors win: Amputee softball team beats local all-stars, takes home $30k
Published 2/10/2014 at 12:53 p.m. 0 comments
Nobody rolled over. Two well-matched teams put everything they had into the game, at the return engagement of the Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team vs. the Marco All-Stars. So the crowd that packed Winterberry Park on Saturday morning got to ...
Lowkey, laidback and down home: Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival brings feel-good music to Collier-Seminole State Park
Published 2/10/2014 at 11:46 a.m. 0 comments
Music lovers who wanted to hear some live picking and reconnect with the old Florida had two distinct choices over the weekend. They could join 50,000 others heading down to the Everglades Seafood Festival in Everglades City, taking the chance ...
Marco Island's Sergeant Diaz named 'Officer of the Year' during chief's luncheon
Published 2/10/2014 at 9:11 a.m. 7 comments
Police Sgt. Hector Diaz has received many distinctions during his 22 years in law enforcement. He has been awarded the Marco Island Police Department's life-saving medal more times than any other department member. On Thursday, the Marco Island Police Fou
Marco Island: Decade old site map of Rose Marina changes status of inland lot
Published 2/10/2014 at 9:01 a.m. 10 comments
Discovery of a 10-year-old site plan may have ended controversy surrounding potential use of property at 950 Bald Eagle Drive. The lot, located across the street from Rose Marina, will be given marina status for development purposes even though it ...
Done deal: Marco Island couple settles lawsuit with city over building inspections
Published 2/6/2014 at 11:13 p.m. 3 comments
Tim and Regina Dayton and the City of Marco Island are both happy to see a mutually satisfactory conclusion to their long-standing dispute over the city building department's inspection of the couple's home as it was being constructed. It's a ...
Marco Island's new city manager makes debut at boat dedication, council meeting
Published 2/5/2014 at 2:04 p.m. 13 comments
In his first full day on the job, Marco Island City Manager Roger Hernstadt took on a double header Monday.At 3 p.m., he joined ceremonies to dedicate the city's fire-rescue boat at the Marco Island Yacht Club. By 5:30 p.m., ...
Ask The Pharmacist: Cold and flu season isn't over, protect yourself
Published 2/5/2014 at 8:20 a.m. 0 comments
Question: Everyone in my family gets sick, what can I do to help myself? – K.B., San Antonio, Texas. Answer: Knowing if you have the flu versus the common cold is helpful. The flu comes on fast and furious, presenting ...
Marco Island approves hiring three more firefighters
Published 2/3/2014 at 10:20 p.m. 11 comments
Marco Island City Council unanimously voted Monday to hire three more firefighter-emergency service technicians after seeing a 26 percent increase in emergency calls over the past two years as the island continues to grow.
This weekend: Wounded Warriors return to Marco
Published 2/3/2014 at 3:43 p.m. 3 comments
In 2011 the island opened its hearts and wallets to a group of your men who are part of what is known as Wounded Warriors. This group of veterans who have mostly fought in the Persian Gulf conflicts came to ...
Loss of a child: Columbine mom to speak at Marco Island Prayer Breakfast
Published 2/3/2014 at 1:31 p.m. 18 comments
Crisis enters our lives in many different ways; having yourself or a loved one diagnosed with a deadly disease, the loss of a job, the breakup of the family unit or the loss of a parent or close friend. All ...
Marco Island midtown plaza rezoning application goes to city staff
Published 2/3/2014 at 1:30 p.m. 11 comments
An application to rezone Marco's Island Plaza retail shopping center and three other properties has been received by the city. A completed application is the first step toward approval. The project is located at the corner of Collier Boulevard and ...
Visit open house, win iPad: Marco Island homeowner raises the bar for marketing individual homes
Published 2/3/2014 at 12:23 p.m. 0 comments
Ken Mitchell really wants to sell his "pad," a waterfront home on Laurel Court. So, to entice Realtors and interested buyers to come to his open house Thursday afternoon, he and his wife Linda sweetened the deal with the chance ...
'Souper Bowl': Marco Island fundraiser returns for second year
Published 2/3/2014 at 12:16 p.m. 1 comment
They came, they saw, they sipped. Hundreds of guests got to try some savory soups, and restaurants got to expose new customers to their wares, at the second annual "Souper Bowl" event at Mackle Park. Held on the Saturday before ...
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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