MIPD – Incident at Marco Island Charter Middle School

On December 9th, 2020 at 4:00 pm, the Marco Island Charter Middle School notified the Marco Island Police Department regarding a school threat.  Officers immediately responded and began an investigation into the situation.  There was no immediate danger to students as the threat was reported after students had been dismissed for the day.  Numerous school officials, students, and parents were […]

The Interns and The Pines

The Beach Boy Chronicles

From The Beach Boy Chronicles, Tom Williams shares the story of how the Beach Boys gave the Beach Girls a merry Christmas. See the full story here.

Marco Island Author Bonnie Bee

  Author Bonnie Bee, yes, it’s Marco Island’s own Bonnie Bozzo. Well–known for her Portrayals of Historical Women series, and as the founder of the local club “We’re All Just Friends,” Bonnie’s first novel “DESERT RESCUE” is a departure from her usual light-hearted writing. It addresses the serious subject of chemical warfare.  Set in Iraq and Washington D.C. at the end of the Iran/Iraq War, this fictional offering is full of action and suspense fueled by […]

Eye on Immokalee

Valeria Ramirez, A Star on the Rise

In the next issue of Eye on Immokalee, the Coastal Breeze News takes a look at Valeria Ramirez, a 12-year-old with a goal of becoming the next Stephen Hawking.


The Coastal Breeze News mourns the loss of Charles Albert Zanger.

The Season for Reason

Coastal Comments

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

Local Woman Details Her Survival After 3 Years in Cuban Forced Labor Camps Part II

The Coastal Breeze News continues the tragic but inspiring story of Nery Barnet Kircher, a woman who endured 3 years in the labor camps of Cuba with Part 2.

Christmas Celebrations in High Gear

Christmas Island Style begins for Marco Island as the Pet Parade goes off without an issue! See the photos of the event, along with the names of the winners here! Plus, find out more about upcoming Christmas Island Style events too!

Planning Board Sends Mixed Message on Yacht Club Changes

The Marco Island Yacht Club and the Planning Board discuss plans for changes.

Cars as Art Attracts Beach Visitors to Art League of Marco

The Coastal Breeze News covers the Art League’s Car Show as vehicles both classic and vintage were put on show.