Guest Commentary: Nest Fest supports our feathered friends
Published 4/21/2011 at 4:11 p.m. 0 comments
The Marco Eagle Sanctuary Foundation (MESF) is celebrating their first annual “Nest Fest on from 4:30 to 7 p.m., May 1, at Marco Island’s Art League Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Drive. This wine and hors d’oeuvres fundraising event ...
Guest Commentary: Marco Island Utilities rate recommendation ... Fair and equitable?
Published 4/19/2011 at 10:34 a.m. 11 comments
Most property owners on Marco Island probably know by now that the much-discussed water and sewer Cost of Service Study has been underway since the Consultant, Burton & Associates, was hired in December of 2010 and actually started their work ...
Guest commentary: Lettter to 112th Congress:
Published 4/12/2011 at 10:02 a.m. 0 comments
Proposed remedies to reduce the national debt.
Guest Commentary: Memo to the 112th Congress: Time is running out
Published 3/29/2011 at 8:28 a.m. 1 comment
Americans are brighter than you often think. If you pass the corrective legislation that will restructure our economy and enable America to prosper and regain our declining status in the geopolitical arena, you may even get re-elected on your own ...
Guest Commentary: More Marco Island Academy updates
Published 3/17/2011 at 4:38 p.m. 18 comments
The Marco Island Academy is now officially the newest public high school in Collier County. On March 15, 2011, the Collier County School Board approved the final contract for the Academy. Now the Academy organizers will to spring into action ...
Guest Commentary: Updates about the Marco Island Academy
Published 3/10/2011 at 5:27 p.m. 95 comments
The Marco Island Academy is hosting a 5K Fun Run/Walk at 8 a.m., Saturday, at the Esplanade. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. Families and residents of all ages are welcome to participate. There is no cost for ages 9 ...
Guest Commentary: The arts; who cares?
Published 3/8/2011 at 10:40 a.m. 4 comments
You should and here’s why. Supporting the arts makes sense … dollars and cents! For every $1 spent supporting the arts, the City of Philadelphia determined $4 of economic activity was generated. Then Michigan Governor John Engle’s administration found that ...
Guest Commentary: Mackle Park Community Center’s proposed $7 million project: Should we have a voice in the decision?
Published 3/1/2011 at 6:29 p.m. 29 comments
At last week’s City Council Workshop the City Parks and Recreation Department presented a proposal under which the Mills Gilbane construction company would build an almost 40,000 square foot building to replace the existing 8,000 sq. ft. Mackle Park Community ...
Guest Commentary: Marco Island Seafood Festival promises a good time
Published 2/22/2011 at 10:30 a.m. 0 comments
For the third consecutive year the two Rotary Clubs and the Kiwanis Club on Marco Island are working together in an unusual and very successful joint venture: the Marco Island Seafood Festival, the Island’s largest single annual community event. From ...
Guest Commentary: Why them and not us?
Published 2/17/2011 at 2:31 p.m. 1 comment
Now that I have sought and received permission from the Marco Eagle Editor to submit a guest commentary, I find myself sitting in front of my computer monitor asking myself where are the words that best presents my subject? Is ...
GUEST COMMENTARY: MICA encourages citizens to investigate density credit transfers
Published 1/25/2011 at 1:25 p.m. 5 comments
cently the city of Marco Island renamed the Town Center area, the “Midtown District.” The area might have a new name, but the goal remains the same — to increase density/intensity in the Town Center area. At their Dec. 10, ...
Guest Commentary: We’re not ‘landscaping’ Key Marco
Published 1/10/2011 at 3:20 p.m. 12 comments
It is time to tell the other side of the Key Marco story. Permits were issued by the then Community Development Director for the work that was done on the Indian mound (Tract 2) and in a Native Habitat Park ...
Guest Commentary: Charter high school, yes or no?
Published 12/8/2010 at 4:08 p.m. 62 comments
Should there be a charter high school in Collier County? If the school serves the community it is placed in, and there is a demand in that area for it, a charter high school might be a good addition. A ...
Guest Commentary: Support quality education, not a new high school
Published 11/8/2010 at 3:16 p.m. 15 comments
I find the rage and self-righteousness offensive on the topic of a Marco charter high school. People for the charter school do not own all opinion, we all have a right to our opinions. I don’t consider myself or others ...
Guest Commentary: Marco’s mafia mentality is hindering taxpayers
Published 10/22/2010 at 10:53 a.m. 11 comments
There is a new book on the market today: “The Soprano State: New Jersey’s Culture of Corruption” by Bob Ingle & Sandy McClure. It outlines the cost of criminal corruption to New Jersey taxpayers and the questionable flamboyant lifestyles of ...
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