New Fire Truck for Marco Island

The call came in as I was talking to Fire Chief Mike Murphy and Deputy Chief Chris Byrne about the new pumper truck to be dedicated at 4 p.m. on September 7 at the fire house. (“Fire reported at commercial building at ___ Collier Boulevard,” announced the voice of the radio dispatcher). We broke off our conversation and hustled out […]

SAMI Fall Ladies Day Race

Ladies will be at the helm of the boats racing under sail this Saturday, Sept. 11, off the beaches of Marco Island and Keewaydin Island. For the past few years the Sailing Association of Marco Island (SAMI) has been featuring “Ladies Day” races where the boats carry their usual crews but a lady has to be handling the helm. These […]