Collier Tourism Continues to Boost Local Economy Visitation Up for Fifth Straight Month

Visitation to Collier County’s Paradise Coast rose 9.9% in June 2011 over June 2010, the fifth straight month of year-over-year increases. Those visitors also spent more. Direct spending by 115,800 visitors in June totaled $60,304,000, an 11.1% increase over the previous June. The Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau’s preliminary June report shows increased visitation from all of […]

Latest Statistics – Home Market Continues to Hold Steady on Marco Island

Statistics for Marco Island only properties, from the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors® Multiple Listing Service, continue to show high sales activity. Pending listings, all property types, are up in the quarter-to-quarter comparison (April – June 2010 to April – June 2011) by 30.65% and up in the year-to-year comparison (June 2010 to June 2011) by 25.81%. Total all […]

The Marco Island Newcomers

The Marco Island Newcomer’s Dinner Bunch recently met at the Blue Martini for cocktails and McCormick & Schmidt in the Mercado in Naples for their July meeting.

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DAS IMPOUNDS 49 DOGS

Collier County Domestic Animal Services impounded 49 dogs today surrendered by a local breeder because of a foreclosure proceeding on his property resulting in an eviction. The 20 adult dogs and 29 puppies are all golden retrievers and Labradors. Humane Society Naples is accepting four mothers with litters and five puppies – a total of 33 dogs. The balance of […]

Physicians Regional Healthcare System

Physicians Regional Healthcare System welcomes internal medicine physician, Cristina Sciavolino-Day, M.D., to Physicians Regional Medical Group. Physicians Regional Healthcare System is pleased to welcome internal medicine physician Cristina Sciavolino-Day, M.D. to Physicians Regional Medical Group, a strategic affiliate of the Healthcare System. Dr. Sciavolino-Day earned her medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn, NY before completing a pediatric […]

Meteorologist, Jim Farrell of WINK News Speaks to Fiddler’s Creek Homeowners about Hurricane Season

Fiddler’s Creek® community located on your way to Marco Island welcomed Guest Speaker and Meteorologist, Jim Farrell of WINK News to The Club & Spa at Fiddler’s Creek. Homeowners were offered a complimentary seminar on hurricane preparedness. About 100 people attended this informative seminar and handouts and other materials were provided. A special thanks was extended to the Fiddler’s Creek […]

Marco Island Historical Society Presents Lila Zuck

From Naples Oldest Tradition: Swamp Buggy Days by Lila Zuck The Marco Island Historical Society Presents Lila Zuck in The Rose History Auditorium, Tuesday, August 2, 7 p.m. The author will be available in the Museum Shop for a book signing after her presentation. Since about 1949, it has been a Collier County tradition to attend the Swamp Buggy Races. […]

Pillow Pets Drive

Here at Camp Mackle you needn’t wait a single moment to help another. We strongly believe that you are never too young or too small to make a big, positive difference in somebody’s life or in the community. Last year, Camp Mackle collected donations for the Save Our Seabirds, Inc. in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. This […]

The Ubiquitous Mosquito, Not Just A Pest

Collier: There is no escaping the large numbers of mosquitoes this summer, regardless of where you live in Collier County. The blood seekers are a nuisance to say the least; however, out of 42 different types of mosquitoes in SW Florida, only a few have the potential to carry disease. One of those species of concern is Culex nigripalpus, a […]


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