Governor Scott Signs Marco Island’s COPCN Local Bill

Marco Island Local Bill, HB1395, was signed by Governor Scott authorizing the City to obtain a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity license directly from the State of Florida Department of Health after certain conditions are met, including an affirmative vote of the citizens of Marco Island on August 28, 2018.


Letter to the Editor: Invitation to the August Dance

To this Marco resident, City Council meeting of Monday, 19 March 2018, deciding which words should appear on the ambulance ballot was disappointing, but not entirely unexpected. That ballot will appear this August in a referendum asking whether or not you thought adding a City owned and operated ambulance service to the ambulance service Marco already receives from the County […]

Wildfires in Collier County Continue to Burn

By Samantha Husted Due to unruly wildfires and shifting winds, a thick cloud of smoke has once again descended over Marco Island. The Greater Naples Fire Rescue Department and the Florida Forest Service are currently battling two Collier County wildfires: the Flag Pond Fire and the Greenway Fire. There are seven other fires burning in the county. The Flag Pond […]