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 ...
Seawall changes on Marco Island to get first reading tonight
Published 2/3/2014 at 11:47 a.m. 0 comments
The Marco Island City Council will have first reading on an ordinance tonight that will change the landscape for building seawalls on Marco Island.
Marco Island Marriott holds second town hall; talks redevelopment
Published 1/30/2014 at 12:14 p.m. 53 comments
Like everyone else, the Marriott wants to be understood. In this case, what they want understood is just what the plans are for the hotel's proposed redevelopment, to counter what Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort, Golf Club & Spa general ...
Ask The Pharmacist: Are fish oils your only choice?
Published 1/28/2014 at 3:34 p.m. 0 comments
Question: I'm taking a prescription drug version of fish oils for my heart and cholesterol. I want a plant-derived option because I'm a vegetarian, plus I get "fish burp." Are there plant-derived essential fatty acids, or do you have to ...
Zoning code violations at Marco Island's Progressive Auto Car Condo nonexistent, investigation concludes
Published 1/28/2014 at 3:28 p.m. 14 comments
Marco Island's Code Enforcement released findings Sunday on three zoning complaints at Progressive Auto's Car Condo, 720 Bald Eagle Drive. Joe Irvin, interim community affairs director, wrote on Jan. 13 that none of the complaints reflected code violation
Art Center slates annual gala for Feb. 9
Published 1/27/2014 at 12:23 p.m. 0 comments
The Marco Island Center for the Arts will hold its 2nd annual gala and auction on Sunday evening, 6 p.m., Feb. 9. The glamorous event, which is being held at the Island Country Club, includes dinner, a cash bar, an ...
Marco Island Town Hall: More than 80 turn out for coffee and conversation with Councilor Sacher
Published 1/23/2014 at 1:30 p.m. 6 comments
Despite chilly weather, the house was packed for Councilor Larry Sacher's town hall meeting on Wednesday. In his words, he fulfilled one of his campaign promises: to meet with the people and converse. Questions were taken randomly from the audience ...
Passing the gavel: Marco Island Chamber of Commerce installs 2014 slate, graduates 2013 Leadership class
Published 1/23/2014 at 8:48 a.m. 2 comments
Kathleen Passidomo is an instigator. At the 2014 Installation Celebration for the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors, Sunday evening at the Hideaway Beach Club, Passidomo, State Representative for District 106, which includes Marco I
Marco Island City Council takes aim at spending; listens to plea from Milk for investigation
Published 1/23/2014 at 8:09 a.m. 9 comments
A promise made in 2013 when the budget subcommittee said, "no more vehicles in 2014," was put to the test Tuesday. But what could have resulted in a course change turned out to be no more than a bump in ...
Nature's way: Rookery Bay Nature Festival spreads throughout Southwest Florida
Published 1/22/2014 at 4:52 p.m. 0 comments
Rookery Bay is a big place. Actually, the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve stretches far beyond its namesake body of water, surrounding Marco Island and extending north to Gordon Pass in Naples and south far into the Ten Thousand ...
Tarpon Club Marina earns 'Florida Clean' designation
Published 1/22/2014 at 2:07 p.m. 0 comments
The Tarpon Club Marina has received the Florida Clean Marina Program designation from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The marina, located in the Isles of Capri, is one of just 16 marinas in Collier County and 273 marinas ...
Ask The Pharmacist: Overweight people have leptin resistance
Published 1/22/2014 at 12:44 p.m. 0 comments
Question: I'm frustrated and happy at the same time because last week you taught me about a blood test called "leptin" and how it relates obesity. I've been the same weight for five years and can't lose anything, yet I ...
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- Mar 10th 2014 St. Patrick's Day Parade, Marco…
- Mar 10th 2014 K of C Fish Fry, 2014
- 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
- 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