Marco Island Mask Mandate

Primary care doctors working on Marco Island for the last 15 years, express their medical opinion about the importance of masks to prevent the continual spread of Covid 19 in our community

Pest or Friend in Your Garden?

Eastern Lubber Grasshoppers

Coastal Breeze writer Maria Lamb repots on the recent influx of Eastern Lubber Grasshoppers in South Florida. Get the full story here.

Fire Chief Murphy Honored with Proclamation

The Marco City Council honored decorated Fire Chief Michael Murphy for his duty and service as he retires from his 30-year career. Get the full story here.

Hatchling Disorientations

Sea Turtle Weekly Update

Sea Turtle nesting report for Marco Island and surrounding areas.

07-23-2020 E-Edition

Kelly O’Connor, Championing Early Learning

YMCA Profile Series

In this issue of the YMCA Profile Series, Quentin Roux talks about Kelly O’Connor.

County’s New Paradise Sports Complex Bursting onto the Scene

Coastal Breeze writer Scott H. Shook covers the story of the all-new Paradise Sports Complex under construction in Collier County. Get the full story, along with photos & renderings of the complex, here.

A Winning Wordsmith

Marco Island Academy student Kevin Barry makes waves with his empowering words in several Essay Contests. The topic: Optimism. See the full story here.

Cash Grants Boost YMCA’s Afterschool & Early Learning Programs

United Way of Collier and the Keys has granted $98,000 to the YMCA of South Collier to support scholarships for early learning and afterschool programs in 2020 and 2021. See the full story here.

Baby Manatee Rescued in Marco Canal

On a stormy Sunday on Marco Island, an orphaned Baby Manatee was rescued by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. See the full story here, along with photos of the event.