Letter to the editor: Larry Sacher

As a Registered Voter on Marco Island (and Candidate for Marco Island City Council), your recent article regarding the Press Conference announcing Physician’s Regional opening a walk-in clinic on Marco and discussion of the Referendum did not include some “key elements” that all Voters need to know about the Referendum. There are actually 2 issues, but unfortunately, the way the […]

Message in a bottle reveals a family’s love

By Coastal Breeze News Staff When Anthony Macchiarolo found a message in a bottle floating three miles off of Marco’s beaches, he thought he found lost treasure. It took him quite some time to pry out the brown pieces of paper that filled the corked bottle. As he read what was inside, the story of a bride who was left […]

Naples Municipal Airport slated for commercial intrastate air service this fall

Twin Air Calypso Limited Inc., operating as Naples Connection, plans to begin scheduled air service between Naples Municipal Airport and four Florida cities beginning Oct. 22. The company, which has flown between Ft. Lauderdale and the Bahamas since 1954, intends to offer four weekly flights each to Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Key West and Orlando using high-capacity nine-passenger aircraft. Two pilots […]

Police Foundation Donation

As of July 2012, the State of Florida leads the nation together with Georgia, Oklahoma and Texas in Police Officer fatalities.  Sadly, given the current rate of on-duty Police Officer deaths, 2012 will likely mirror or surpass 2011, reaching the unfathomable triple digit benchmark. In mid FY12, the Police Department identified a need for eighteen sets of body armor for […]


The Supervisor of Elections Office has mailed nearly 129,000 sample ballots for the August 14th Primary Election.  Sample ballots were sent to every registered voter who has not requested a mail/absentee ballot.  Voters are encouraged to complete their sample ballot and use it as a guide when voting at the poll. Registered voters may exercise their right to vote in one […]


William W. Kirk has been named Vice President for Student Affairs and General Counsel at Ave Maria University. The position was announced by Ave Maria University President Jim Towey. Kirk comes to Ave Maria from Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, a national interdisciplinary firm of architects, engineers and materials scientists where he was Director of Administration and Corporate Counsel. Previously, Kirk […]

Project EverGreen to Host “Backyard Nature: Living GREEN” Exhibit Grand Opening

WHO: Project EverGreen, a 501 c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve and enhance green spaces in our communities for today and future generations, and the Imaginarium Science Center, engaging guests in the exploration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). WHAT: Project EverGreen and the Imaginarium Science Center partner to bring Southwest Florida’s newest hands-on green exhibit to life. Join them for the grand […]

Lawsuit Filed to Clean Up Caloosahatchee River

Nauseating Algae Outbreaks Ruining River, Drinking Water Plant, and Quality of Life On behalf of Florida Wildlife Federation, Conservancy of Southwest Florida and the Environmental Confederation of Southwest Florida, Earthjustice filed suit today in federal court against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers because the agency is repeatedly violating water protection laws in Southwest Florida’s Caloosahatchee River. The Caloosahatchee – […]

The Collier County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications for positions on several advisory committees.

The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee currently has one vacancy for a full member and one vacancy for an alternate. It is required that one of the applicants resides in Immokalee. This is an 11-member committee created by Ordinance No.91?65, as amended, to monitor the implementation of the Affordable Housing Task Force’s recommendations, and the goals, objectives, and policies of the Housing Elements of […]

GameStop Job Fair for all Naples Area Locations

GameStop will be holding an in store Job Fair on August 2, 2012 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at their Coastland Center store for all Naples Area locations. Management will be conducting on-site interviews. They will be hiring Game Associates, Senior Game Associates, and Management Positions for full time and part time schedules. Management/Full Time positions include a comprehensive […]

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