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The Tree Giveaway

By Staff | October 23, 2020

Recently, the Marco Island Historical Society partnered with the Naples Botanical Garden and the Community Foundation of Collier County to hand out some of the 3500 free native trees being given away in honor of the Community Foundation’s 35th anniversary.  There were five varieties to choose from, among them were the Pigeonplum, a native plant that can grow to 25-30’. […]

Saying Goodbye to A Proud Son of Kentucky and Friend

By Staff | October 23, 2020

One of the great characteristics about our nation is that you can come from modest means but rise to great heights if you put your mind to it, work hard and dedicate yourself and your endeavors to improving the lives of others. This last weekend, I had the privilege to share in honoring one such individual with whom I had […]

Obituary | Hyman “PopPop” Gelman

By Staff | October 23, 2020

The Coastal Breeze News mourns the loss of Hyman Gelman (1925-2020).

Why You Should Vote for Becky Irwin

By Staff | October 23, 2020

In Letter to the Editor, Craig R. Woodward discusses why he supports Becky Irwin for Marco City Council.

New Horizons

By Staff | October 23, 2020

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

Veterans Day 2020

By Staff | October 23, 2020

Citing concerns for the health of its membership and potential attendees, Marco Island American Legion Post 404 has announced it will forgo this year’s November 11 Veterans Day Ceremony that honors all Veterans who have served in uniform. Lee Rubenstein, Commander of Post 404, cited concerns about the age of the majority of its members and those in attendance, and […]

Council Moves to Purchase More Office Space

By Staff | October 23, 2020

The Marco Island City Council dealt with a number of issues at their October 19th meeting, including the purchase of new property space. See the full of that meeting here.

2020 AWE Owl Watch Nesting Results

By Staff | October 22, 2020

The following is a report from the AWE Owl Watch Program regarding the Burrowing Owls of Florida for 2020.

Injured Green Sea Turtle Rescued & Brought to CROW

By Staff | October 22, 2020

Sea Turtle nesting report and incidents for Marco Island and surrounding areas.

T-Rex One Last Cast Tournament a Success

By Staff | October 22, 2020

Local anglers were in high spirits for the T-Rex One Last Cast Fishing Tournament that started and ended at the boat park on Goodland on Saturday. See the full story of the event, along with photos, here!