Collier County Schools Forge Ahead with Virtual Learning in a Big Way

Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond

Jory Westberry writes about how Collier County Public Schools are keeping their students educated even while at home during the coronavirus outbreak.

Read to Soothe Your Soul

Book Remarks

Lynn Alexander discusses various novels and outlets readers can seek in order to pass the time during this difficult outbreak in her column, Book Remarks.

April Fishing Forecast in the 10,000 Islands

Follow the Fish

Captain Brandon Acosta shares the Fishing Forecast for April in his column, Follow the Fish.

When This Is Over, May We Never Again Take for Granted…

Growing Up in Everglades City

Savannah Oglesby writes about the Coronavirus and the impact it’s having on society her column, Growing Up Everglades City.

Ask the CFP Professional: Economy and Policy

Ask the CFP Professional

Darcie Guerin discusses the Coronavirus and what Washington is doing about it in her column, Ask the CFP.

Ask the Life Coach: Coaching Tips for Fear

Ask the Life Coach

Life Coach Mershon Niesner gives coaching tips on how to handle your fear during the Covid-19 outbreak, in her column, Ask the Life Coach.

Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security Act Information



Collier County Government encourages residents to learn about The Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security Act (CARES) Act which was signed into law on March 27, 2020. This legislation is aimed at providing relief for individuals and businesses that have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. Some of the key provisions related to housing include: Foreclosure Moratorium and […]

Coach Wayne’s Quick Tips: Commit to The Kitchen 

Coach Wayne Clark shares a new Quick Tip in his column, Coach Wayne’s Corner.

The Call of the Wild: A Film That Calls for a View

Reel Reviews

I m a very positive person and I despise the word “No!“ Hence my issues with the term “No volley zone.”  It is human nature that as soon as we hear the word “No,” we immediately have the misconception that we are either not allowed to be or should not be venturing into the “No volley zone.” We tend to think of it from a negative point […]

City of Marco Island | Mackle Park

Effective noon today, 03-30-2020, Mackle Park’s playground, spray park, and exterior bathrooms will be closed. The beach and fishing areas located under the S.S. Jolley Bridge will be closed at noon today.