Scare Up Treats Safely This Halloween

Collier County Sheriff’s Office As the end of October approaches, Collier County children prepare to dress up as their favorite characters and walk their neighborhoods on Halloween looking to score a bag full of candy. While this is a favorite past-time for families, the Collier County Sheriff’s Office wants to help parents make sure their children trick-or-treat safely by providing […]

New pastor to be installed

Marco Presbyterian Church will install their new associate pastor the Rev. Jan Werson at the 10:30 a.m., Oct. 28 worship service. Werson a former navel flight officer and flight instructor has 27 years in the ministry including 12 as a navy chaplain. He has a master’s of divinity from Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, Mississippi and has served churches from California […]

Letter to the Editor: Larry Honig

As the City Council election comes to a close, I want to thank my fellow citizens for the tremendous level of support and encouragement I’ve encountered all over the Island. I’ve truly enjoyed the process of running for office. I’ve met over 2,800 people by knocking on doors up and down the residential streets, listening to your concerns and talking […]

Letter to the Editor: Ethics Complaint Filed (Joy Circle)

Attached you will find an Ethics complaint filed by Bob and Mary Brown (Joy Circle), outspoken supporters of my opponents who are seeking election to City Council. While I harbor no animosity towards anyone who makes such frivolous and reckless allegations against me in my capacity as a public official, I do want to correct their erroneous conclusions. It is […]

Letter to the Editor: Robert McNally

Friends, can’t we get to a little straightening up and cleaning up of our nation’s house? Can’t we pretend that “company is coming” and spruce up somewhat? Do we really want ourselves and others seeing our national home so careless that: • one third of America’s children live in poverty? • our educational system ranks 31st in math & 23rd […]

Letter to the Editor: Herbert Jermanok

OPEN LETTER TO CONDO OWNERS TO QUESTIONS FOR CONDO OWNERS Don’t let scare tactics divert your attention from the important issues; Do we want a convention center that will bring a multitude of tractor trailers up and down Collier Boulevard disrupting our quality of life and disrupt traffic? Do we want a shuttle service from Veterans Park and Mackle Park […]

Letter to the Editor: Al Diaz

The SCARY FACTS I am writing this letter in response to several recent letters regarding the upcoming City Council elections. Several letter writers have indicated that no one can predict what the slate of Ken Honecker, Amadeo Petricca & Larry Sacher will do if elected to the city council but if past behavior is any indication of future behavior than […]

Grievance settlement in D’Alessandro case

The City of Marco Island and Police Officer Ed d’Alessandro have resolved the grievance filed by D’Alessandro contesting his termination from the Marco Island Police Department on October 7, 2011. The grievance was filed pursuant to the Florida Police Benevolent Association/City of Marco Island Collective Bargaining Agreement. Officer D’Alessandro was found guilty in Collier County Traffic Court of careless operation […]

Everglades Artist to Open Studio/Gallery at the Esplanade

The Grand Opening Celebration for Jo-Ann Sanborn, Everglades painter, is scheduled for Thursday, October 25, 5:30-7, at the Esplanade, Marco Island, FL. Admission is free, champagne and chocolates will be served. Starving Artist? Not a good portrayal says Jo-Ann Sanborn of Sunshine Studios. Artists shouldn’t starve. Sanborn, a painter who initiated an Artist Colony at the Esplanade three years ago, […]

Halloween Celebration at The Collection

It will be a monster mash at The Collection at Olde Marco adjacent to the Olde Marco Inn and Suites on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Music by Mike Martin will be featured during the costume contest and zombie dance off.  A raffle will be held for some goulish prizes with fine dining and the all […]


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