Animal Detection System

The project to install the Roadside Animal Detection System (RADS) along a 1.3 mile segment of US 41 east and west of Turner River Road (near Bass Lake Road within Big Cypress National Preserve) in Collier County is operational. RADS alerts motorists when large animals, like panthers, are close to the road and advises drivers to slow down. The system […]

Bingo returns to San Marco church with a bang for the New Year

The Knights of Columbus held their first Bingo on the year last Thursday January 5th at the church hall. It was the largest opening night crowd of the last 35 years since Bingo began at San Marco. A partial view of the over 200 person in attendance can be seen enjoying one of the special games. The big jackpot winners […]


If you have any trouble reading normal print these days, we have a suggestion for you after you see your eye doctor: call Carolyn McMahon at 239-774-9393. She’s the president of CCAB (Collier County Association of the Blind) and we also serve the visually handicapped. CCAB (nickname See CAB) is a social organization which meets twice monthly at the Golden […]

Informal Art Scene In Rural Everglades City

Come to historic Everglades City on Saturday, January 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for Art-in-the-Glades when hand-made crafts and local artworks will be on offer. Let the kiddies play on the swings in McLeod Park while you browse among the booths under the pavilion and then enjoy hotdogs and baked goods for lunch while listening to live music. […]

USPS Shipping Services Price Change

The Southwest Florida Postal Customer Council encourages all business owners to attend a FREE program on shipping services and First Class mail price changes that take effect on Sunday, January 22nd. The program will be held January 18th from 9:30-11 am at Ft Myers Processing & Distribution Center. The program will provide medium to high volume mailers with the knowledge […]

Guided Full Moon Canoe Trips

Come take a Journey with your Imagination! Make believe that your one of the first explores on a great expedition, exploring the Blackwater River somewhere in the Everglades. As you glide along on the smooth as glass water, with only the light of the Full Moon to guide you. Now a cloud covers the Moon and your left in total […]

Prom Night

Circle January 28 on your calendar for the gala celebration of the winter season. The Marco Island Historical Society will take you back to your youth with Prom Night at the Rose History Auditorium, complete with cocktails, dinner and dancing to the doo-wop music of the 11-piece Uptown Express band. The festivities start at 6 P.M. and the cocktail hour […]

“Jammin in the Hammock”

5th Annual Bluegrass Festival, Saturday, February 11th, 2012, 10 am until 6 pm. Sunday, February 12th, 9:30 am until 6 pm. Saturday or Sunday only entry fee $15/ Person Both days: $25/Person. Children 13 and under free (with paying adult) Collier-Seminole State Park, 20200 Tamiami Trail E., Naples. U.S. 41, 8 miles East of Hwy 951 (Collier Blvd.).

Marco Public Library at Marco Public Library

A great new show of watercolor paintings by Michaela Castaldi is now in the Marco Island Library on Winterberry Dr. for all to enjoy. Michaela paints colorful realistic and abstract paintings with watercolor. She loves to carefully design, create and ultimately paint her projects. All paintings displayed at the library are for sale. To see more of her work, go […]

Hughes Productions

Due to the constant change in internet technology, the ability to improve image quality over the internet, and the arrival of new internet ready televisions, allowed us to greatly improve your internet experience. The services of Marco Island Community Television, Natural Florida and Collier History have moved to new internet video sites. Of particular note to viewers is that these […]