ArtWalk supports “Bras for Life”

By Natalie Strom  Is it a brassiere? Is it a piece of art? It’s both! The artists of the Artist Colony at the Esplanade displayed their “bra art” at their monthly ArtWalk on Wednesday, September 28th. These hand-crafted pieces of lingerie/artwork were then brought to the Marco Island Center for the Arts for the “Bras for Life” Auction benefiting the […]

The Headstone Project

Craig Woodward  I appreciate the many people who commented or called about the last article written about John Weeks and his family. One point that concerned readers was the comment that his wife, Elizabeth (Lizzie) Weeks Sawyer was buried in an unmarked grave at the Marco Cemetery. Clearly the wife of the first settler of Collier County, who moved here […]

Lely Junior ROTC launches letters from home

By Danielle Dodder  Exactly one hour before this article was written, a US military convoy was attacked in Farah province by Taliban militants and five security guards killed, according to the Wakht News Agency wire, a local news service that reports in Farsi and English. As US troops seek to keep order, roads, supplies and fuel all moving forward in […]

Three Marco polling places consolidated

Over the past 10 years, the number of Collier County voters exercising their right to vote during Early Voting and by Absentee/Mail ballot has steadily increased. During the 2010 General Election, 71% of eligible Marco Island voters cast their ballot early – nearly 40% voted during Early Voting and 31% cast an Absentee/Mail ballot. Conversely, voting on Election Day has […]

Sunset Cove acquired by Holiday Inn Club Vacations

Sunset Cove, which boasts 36 two and three bedroom timeshare units, is located between Winn Dixie and Veteran’s Community Park and is one of two recent Holiday Inn Club Vacations® acquisitions! The new management intends on keeping the current employees of Sunset Cove. One local staffer said they are starting from scratch in going over every department and operation. “We […]