The Marco Memory Project – 10/25/19

The Marco Island Historical Society is seeking the public’s help to identify photos from Marco’s history in the Marco Memory Project.

Chili Cook-Off Returns!


The Seventh Annual Jerry Adams Chili Cook-off is returning to the Esplanade on Marco Island.

The Ghost Crabs of Coon Key


Tom Williams shares a fitting Halloween tale of the Ghost Crabs of Coon Key.

Technology Helps to Ease Permitting Woes


Even before Hurricane Irma hit in September of 2017, the City of Marco Island’s Building Department had labored under increasing permitting demands and tracking permits within their system. “Although we are a small organization, you cannot appropriately respond to our customer’s needs without the ability to see where the logjams are within our system. Improving that process and moving us […]

MIFR & MIPD Join Forces to Offer Emergency Training Classes


The Marco Island Fire Rescue Department (MIFR) and the Marco Island Police Department (MIPD) facilitated multiple classes offered by both organizations to nearly 40 associates of the Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort and Spa. Participants were trained in Active Shooter, certified in Crowd Management and CPR/AED First Aid. If you are interested in attending the above training classes, please call […]

City Government Week a Busy One on Marco Island


The City of Marco Island had a full week of activities during the Florida Government Week.

NEW Violations for Madeira


Greenscapes Landscaping and Madeira Condo were issued a Notice of Violation for the following ordinance violations: Dune Protection, Vehicle on the Beach and Landscape Certification (Greenscapes only).

Sales of American-Made Flags Support Local Veterans Group


In 2018 the men who made up the VFW Post 6370 on Marco Island became the unwitting victims of the consolidation of their Post with that of one in Golden Gate. When they chose not to consolidate with that Post their Charter was revoked. The aging demographic of the Post did not want to make the 50-mile roundtrip drive in […]

Something for Everyone at Collier County Museums

Coastal Comments

Donna Fiala tells readers about the Wawa Ribbon Cutting and Collier County Museums in her column, Coastal Comments.

Time Flies

More Straight Talk


Steve Stefanides talks about the time flies in his column, More Straight Talk.