Gopher Tortoise Day Recognizes Marco’s Oldest Residents


The City of Marco Island, through an official Proclamation by the City Council, proclaimed April 10, 2018 as “Gopher Tortoise Day.” Gopher tortoises are Florida’s only native tortoises. Three cheers for this gentle, prehistoric Marco resident! The Proclamation memorializes the City’s commitment to the protection of its threatened wildlife. But the Proclamation is not just a symbolic gesture – gopher […]

Letter

Letter to the Editor: Is Your Life Worth $100?


For those who missed it this past week, the newly formed group to encourage our citizens to vote in favor of the ambulance referendum, OCOA (Our City Our Ambulance), put on a highly informational meeting featuring our fabulous Fire Rescue Chief Michael Murphy. The Chief’s presentation was excellent, and featured all the reasons why every registered voter on Marco should […]

Relay For Life on Marco Island: Remember, Honor & Celebrate


Saturday, April 7th was a day to remember, honor and celebrate as the community came together at the Marco Island American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life. The event brings awareness and raises funds for the American Cancer Society’s mission to find a cure. Check back on coastalbreezenews.com and our Facebook page for further coverage and photos. Read the full story […]

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Letter to the Editor: The Long (Wrong) Road to Road Repairs


Way back in February of 2016 the City of Marco Island followed a long range plan to resurface a portion of the roadways on Marco Island on an annual basis. On March 6th of 2017 Councilor Roman prepared a white paper detailing the City’s plan for the annual resurfacing program needs and requested that the Interim City Manager provide for […]