Crash Leaves a Marco Island Teen Dead and Two Others Injured

By Samantha Husted A crash involving a motorcycle has left one Marco Island teen dead and two injured. On Thursday night, 19-year-old Cole Stocklein was traveling northbound on County Road 951 on his 2013 Suzuki motorcycle. As he approached the intersection of Marino Circle, a vehicle attempting to make a left turn entered his path, striking him. Stocklein was thrown […]

Meet Your Area Dolphins


The Research Team on board the Dolphin Explorer is happy to share information about your area dolphins with the Coastal Breeze News readers. Each edition an individual will be profiled so that you, too, might get to know them. Dolphins can be identified by the nicks and marks on their dorsal fins. Meet Capri Capri was named after the Isles […]

2018-07-06 E-Edition

Reconstruction of Villa de Marco Seawall Commences


September 10, 2017, is a day many on the island have been happy to put behind them. However, for the residents of Villa de Marco West it has represented a long 9 months of work and negotiations. Those long hours have culminated with the commencement of work to restore their seawall and grounds to normal, while allowing some of their […]

Crossing For A Cure A Visit from Piper and Travis


For the last year, the Coastal Breeze News has followed Marco Island Police Officer Josh Ferris as he prepared, fundraised, and eventually competed in the 2018 Crossing for a Cure, an endurance paddleboard event that raises money for families living with cystic fibrosis. This June, after completing the epic journey, from the Bahamas to Lake Worth, Florida, Josh took home […]