Naples, Marco Island, Everglades CVB Achieves DMAP Destination Marketing Accreditation

The Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) has been awarded a four year renewal to its accreditation from the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP), an international accreditation process developed by the Washington, DC-based Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI). In earning the prestigious DMAP accreditation, destination marketing organizations (DMOs) communicate to their communities and potential visitors that their […]

From the Marco Island Police Department

According to a recent study: Every 36 hours a juvenile in Collier County goes to the hospital as a result of a alcohol or drug overdose; Alcohol is the most commonly used drug among Collier County students; Alcohol use by underage drinkers is a major public health and public safety problem in the United States. According to the Centers for […]

Marco Island Historical Society

Marco Island Historical Society Presents: Bert Gillespie “Primitive Skills of the Calusa” Tuesday, January 3, 2012, 7pm Rose History Auditorium 180 S. Heathwood Free and Open to the Public Light Refreshments will be served! Mr. Gillespie will present a power point program featuring the skills and tools of the Calusa. He is a member of the Echota Cherokee tribe of Alabama […]


JANUARY 3rd IS THE LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN THE JANUARY 31st PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY ELECTION Tuesday, January 3, 2012 is the last day to register to vote in the upcoming January 31, 2012 Presidential Preference Primary Election. Registered voters wanting to change party affiliation must also do so on or before the January 3rd registration book closing. To register to […]

Study: Remembering to Lose Weight

Could a string around your finger help with weight loss? Whether you are worried about keeping off the pounds during the holidays or getting a head start on your 2012 weight loss resolution, the answer may be simple… tie a string around your finger. The better your memory and other thinking skills, the better your chances of losing weight and […]

Notice to Electors

Notice to Electors of the “Radio Road, East of Santa Barbara Boulevard to the intersection of Radio Road and Davis Boulevard Municipal Service Taxing Unit” of a Bond Referendum Election to be held on January 31, 2012 Regarding General Obligation Bonds to be Issued to Finance Certain Landscaping and Sprinkler Improvements in the MSTU Notice is hereby given that a bond […]

News Year’s Services

News Year’s Services, 875 West Elkcam Circle will hold a 5 p.m., family friendly New Year’s Eve service, on Saturday, Dec. 31. There will be singing and a meditation on God’s faithfulness in the New Year. There will be two worship services, 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on New Year’s Day with communion For information call the church at 394-8186 […]

Speaker Boehner will be hosting a reception at Marco Polo Restaurant

On January 3rd, Speaker Boehner will be hosting a reception at Marco Polo Restaurant in Marco Island, Florida. This reception will offer two levels of attendance: $1,000 VIP Host Reception beginning at 5:00 PM *This level will allow you and a guest to mingle with the Speaker as well as receive a photo to remember this great event. $250 General Reception […]

New Year rings in new office for Condee family

By Coastal Breeze News Staff Only a couple businesses have served the island continuously since 1969 and Condee Cooling and Electric is one of them. They’ve served Marco Island and surrounding areas for 42 years. Originally from Illinois, the late Don Condee, Sr., a licensed pilot, found Marco Island in the 1960’s while flying back and forth from Illinois to […]

Fitch Rates Collier County Special Obligation Bonds ‘AA’; Outlook Stable

Fitch Ratings has assigned an ‘AA’ rating to Collier County’s proposed $94.7 million special obligation refunding revenue bonds, series 2011, along with a stable rating outlook. Bond proceeds will be used to advance refund a portion of the county’s outstanding capital improvement and refunding revenue bonds, series 2003 and 2005, and to pay the costs of issuance. In addition, Fitch […]

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