Marco Island

JW Marriott Names New GM

Currently in the final phase of a three-year, $320 million renovation and brand conversion project, the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort is pleased to announce the appointment of their new general manager, Sharon Lockwood. A 35-year Marriott veteran, Lockwood will be taking over the role for Rick Medwedeff who has been appointed as the general manager for the all […]

PRAC Wants Field Saved

The Marco Island Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee (PRAC) met just prior to Thanksgiving and heard from Linda Colombo, chairperson of the Beautification Advisory Committee, about how they could join forces and collaborate to replant some of the trees lost during Hurricane Irma. James Pankonin of Kimley Horn addressed the committee regarding how to move forward on redeveloping a “master-plan” […]

Historical Society Salutes Marco Island History With New Book

Proceeds to help support Hurricane Irma recovery efforts

The Marco Island Historical Society (MIHS) is pleased to announce the release of “Marco Island,” a pictorial chronicle of Marco Island’s fascinating history by MIHS Curator of Collections Austin J. Bell. “Marco Island” is the newest addition to the popular Images of America series by Arcadia Publishing. A book signing reception will be held at the Marco Island Historical Museum […]


Two days ago Hurricane Irma made its second landfall in Florida on Marco Island. Though the storm has now passed, the impact is just beginning to be felt by Southwest Florida citizens. Yesterday Marco Island emergency service leaders met in front of City Hall to update the community on damages sustained to the island and surrounding areas. Marco Island Fire […]

Important Marco Island Update

Boil Water Notice in Effect

The City of Marco Island experienced a system wide water pressure loss as a result of Hurricane Irma. All City of Marco Island water customers are notified to boil water prior to consumption until further notice. Citizens should keep the following in mind post storm: there will be downed power lines, flooding and debris in the roadway – use extreme […]

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