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  • Charter School may have first student lottery Published 3/23/2012 at 4:15 p.m. 3 comments

    For the first time in school history, the Marco Island Charter Middle School faces the prospect of holding a lottery for sixth grade admissions.

  • Wishing Well hosts hillbilly wedding on Saturday Published 4/14/2011 at 1:47 p.m. 0 comments

    Bubba and Belle are getting hitched on Saturday. The colorful characters are the highlight of the annual fundraiser, Bubba & Belle’s Hillbilly Wedding, benefitting the Wishing Well Foundation of Marco Island

  • Hideaway Beach Club pays off mortgage Published 2/8/2011 at 3:31 p.m. 0 comments

    >The Hideaway Beach Association celebrated a Mortgage Burning Party at their clubhouse on Jan. 23. In attendance were more than 400 members and their guests to celebrate the occasion.

  • St. Mark’s Episcopal 7th Annual Advent Concert on Sunday Published 12/10/2010 at 11:53 a.m. 0 comments

    What better way to focus our hearts on Christ; to get away from the Christmas hustle and bustle then to spend a Sunday afternoon focusing upward with traditional sacred music at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church’s Service of Advent Lessons, Anthems ...

  • Burrowing owls family friends Published 7/13/2010 at 3:44 p.m. 3 comments

    This is my second year watching and photographing a burrow close by our home. I must have hundreds of pictures of these remarkable, beautiful and amazing little birds. However, never before have I managed to capture all four chicks together, ...

  • PHOTO GALLERY: Goodland house demolished Published 4/29/2010 at 4:47 p.m. 1 comment

    For the residents of Harbor Place North in Goodland an era ended Monday when the cottage built by Winfield Baldwin for his wife Cass in the 1950s was demolished. Owner Alan Sandlin explained that a water pipe or the hot ...

  • Art League awards scholarships Published 4/20/2010 at 4:31 p.m. 0 comments

    This scholarship program provides an opportunity for Collier County high school juniors and seniors to exhibit their original artworks and compete for scholarship funds to continue their education in the arts. All funds provided for the program are provided by ...

  • Sister Teresa Beneditca speaks to Ave Maria Founders Club on Marco Island Published 3/8/2010 at 6:21 p.m. 1 comment

    Sister Teresa Benedicta, a high school teacher at Ave Maria’s Donahue Academy, will speak about her faith at the Ave Maria University’s Founder’s Club lunch on Marco Island.

  • A Belated Valentine to Mom and Dad Published 2/12/2010 at 1:58 p.m. 1 comment

    Whether it is distance that separates us from those who have given us life, or their close proximity that allows us to take their presence for granted, we often find ourselves either too busy or emotionally unable to openly convey ...

  • Players next production ‘Golden’ Published 2/11/2010 at 4:12 p.m. 0 comments

    “On Golden Pond,” by Ernest Thompson, the hit Broadway play and motion picture, will be The Marco Players next production, opening Feb. 24.