Guest column: An update on the new Legion post, veterans memorial
Published 2/27/2014 at 11:44 a.m. 0 comments
A new American Legion Post has been chartered in Marco Island.A temporary charter for the new Post has been issued by the National Headquarters of the American Legion in Indianapolis, Indiana and was presented on Feb. 18. The new post ...
News from the Nest: An update on Paleo and Calusa
Published 2/27/2014 at 11:43 a.m. 1 comment
Sadly, there are no eaglets in the nest again this nesting season due to the use of illegal fireworks near the Marco Eagle Sanctuary during the holidays. For the past month however, the bald eagles, Paleo and Calusa have been ...
Guest column: MICA chimes in on Marriott expansion
Published 2/19/2014 at 7:13 p.m. 15 comments
Dear Members of the Marco Island City Council and Marco Island Planning Board:Marco Island Civic Association board members have attended all Marriott Resort presentations, in addition to a presentation directly to the board by Marriott Resort general mana
Guest column: Marco Island Chamber sets goals for 2014
Published 2/19/2014 at 7:07 p.m. 13 comments
Time flies when you are having fun! That pretty much describes the first 30ish days as Chamber president. The Chamber has had a busy start to the year 2014 and I'd like to share with you some of the excitement. ...
Guest column: Marco Island sold listings up 49.53 percent, year to year
Published 2/19/2014 at 6:57 p.m. 3 comments
MLS statistics, released by the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors for Marco Island only properties compare January 2014 to January 2013. Volume sold in this comparison of the Marco Island real estate market increased in dollars from $32,173,510 in
Guest column: $29 million of real estate closed on Marco in November
Published 12/19/2013 at 11:51 a.m. 8 comments
MLS statistics, released by the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors for Marco Island only properties compare November 2013 to November 2012. Here is a recap of what happened in the Marco Island Real Estate market.
Guest Commentary: Hidden agenda on the Smokehouse Bay Bridge?
Published 10/31/2013 at 11:45 a.m. 13 comments
Is there a hidden agenda on Marco Island's Smokehouse Bay Bridge? I've done the research, but if I'm proven wrong, I'll gladly retract my statements. The last time any repairs, other than cosmetic, were done was 2007. We've had study ...
Guest Commentary: MIPD Chief Don Hunter – A response to concerns regarding our department
Published 10/2/2013 at 10:56 a.m. 25 comments
On behalf of the Marco Island Police Department I would like to thank all those citizens who have been writing to us directly, as well as to City Council, expressing your opinions about the service we perform. I wish to ...
Guest column: Marco Island real estate closed $53 million in August
Published 9/26/2013 at 8:54 a.m. 2 comments
MLS statistics, released by the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors for Marco Island only properties compares August 2013 with August 2012 activity. Here is a recap of what happened in the Marco Island Real Estate market.
Guest Commentary: Lack of management, oversight, and due diligence
Published 9/9/2013 at 12:22 p.m. 9 comments
I find it amusing but very frustrating that we continually experience a systemic lack of management and due diligence in our great city. Someone comes up with an idea and the City Council pounces on it with absolutely no forethought ...
Guest Column: Marco Island real estate closed $63 million in July
Published 8/26/2013 at 12:55 p.m. 1 comment
MLS statistics, released by the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors for Marco Island only properties compares July 2013 with July 2012 activity. Here is a recap of what happened in the Marco Island Real Estate market.
Guest commentary: Marco Golf and Garden responds to MICA
Published 7/25/2013 at 10:14 a.m. 31 comments
It is truly humbling to have members of our community volunteer to petition MICA to reconsider its demands and then for the over 1,600 individuals who have already signed the petition. No one knows the future and MICA may well ...
Guest Column: Marco Island real estate activity comtinues at high pace
Published 7/22/2013 at 2:28 p.m. 0 comments
MLS statistics, released by the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors for Marco Island only properties compares June 2013 with June 2012 activity
Guest Commentary: 'MICA Board of Directors would like you to know the facts'
Published 7/18/2013 at 9:41 a.m. 53 comments
Much has been written and commented upon in recent weeks regarding the Marco Island Civic Association (MICA) and the Deltona Corporation's Deed Restrictions. Rather than rely on rumors, the MICA Board of Directors would like you to know the facts. ...
Guest Column: News from the nest
Published 6/27/2013 at 9:53 a.m. 0 comments
Bald Eagle Nesting Season officially ended in May, but the Marco Eagle Sanctuary resident bald eagles, Paleo and Calusa, are still roosting in the sanctuary year round. Sadly, the eggs in the nest did not survive the past nesting season. ...
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