Virtual Tours Stimulate the Senses for Actual Tours… Someday Soon? Maybe?


Jory Westberry writes about how far technology has come and how it has been an aid during the pandemic, in her column, Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.

05-07-20 E-Edition

Abounader Leaves Legacy At MICMS


George Abounader has announced he’ll be retiring from the Marco Island Charter Middle School in June. As he prepares for this coming day, he speaks with the Coastal Breeze News as he looks back at the various things he did for the Middle School, as well as what he will miss. See the full story here.

Celebrating The Man I Call A Friend

More Straight Talk

Steve Stefanides writes about George Abounader’s planned departure from the Marco Island Charter Middle School in his column, More Straight Talk.

Locals Helping Locals Affected by COVID-19


Marco women leaders join forces to collect funds to aid the Marco Island, Goodland, and Isles of Capri communities. See the full story here!

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Coastal Comments

Donna Fiala writes about local happenings in her column, Coastal Comments.

Last Week of April Might Mark the Way Forward


After Governor DeSantis’ executive order, the local governments of Collier County meet to discuss how to proceed. See what the Marco City Council and local commissioners are doing by reading the full story here.

The Saltwater Cowboys Series Part Four: The Sheriff, the Smugglers, and the Saltwater Cowboys

The Sheriff, the Smugglers, and the Saltwater Cowboys

The Saltwater Cowboys Series continues into Part Four. See the full story here.

Happy Earth Day to All of Us!


Bob McConville writes about how he and his wife celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, in his column, Stepping Stones.

Half a Million Meals: Collier County Public Schools Steps Up to Feed Students

Collier County Public Schools Steps Up to Feed Students


The faculty of Collier County Public Schools have taken a stand to ensure their students are kept fed during these trying times of the coronavirus pandemic. See the full story here!