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It is ARTini Time on Marco!

By Jessica | January 12, 2018

Marco Island Center for the Arts is introducing its new fun-raising event, ARTini on Marco Party. This event will shake up some fun and funds to benefit Marco Island Center for the Arts. It will include live entertainment, dancing, a silent auction and of course, martini tastings. These carefully crafted mini cocktails will be shaken, stirred, poured and served by […]

Left Bank Art Fest – This Sunday!

By Jessica | January 10, 2018

Letter to the Editor: Prudence Pacing Passion

By Jessica | December 23, 2017

As expected, the City Council voted unanimously last week to apply to Collier County for Florida’s Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity, (COPCN). This is the first step in trying to replace Collier County’s ambulance service with a city-owned and operated service. If all goes well, we the people will vote on the issue this summer. What I found wonderfully […]

House Decorating Contest Winner Announced

By Jessica | December 16, 2017

The Marco Island House and Business Decorating Contest finals were held on Friday, December 15. The judging committee had the difficult task of evaluating the Top 10 homes, but they reached a decision. The 2017 House Decorating Contest winner was Maria Schilke, who decorated her brightly lit house at 865 Swan with neon candy canes, stars and a train. If you […]

House Decorating Contest Winner Announced

By Jessica | December 15, 2017

The Marco Island House and Business Decorating Contest finals were held on Friday, December 15. The judging committee had the difficult task of evaluating the Top 10 homes, but they reached a decision. The 2017 House Decorating Contest winner was Maria Schilke, who decorated her brightly lit house at 865 Swan with neon candy canes, stars and a train. If you […]

Marco Moves Forward on COPCN  

By Jessica | December 14, 2017

At the special called meeting on Tuesday, Marco Island City Council voted unanimously to apply for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (COPCN), which would allow the city to operate its own ambulance services. Ambulance services on Marco Island are currently controlled by the county. The COPCN application will be made by December 22, 2017. The city council also unanimously […]

Santa’s Arrival Brings Holiday Cheer

By Jessica | November 28, 2017

Santa and Mrs. Claus were a welcome sight at the Shops of Marco recently. People of all ages mingled at this community-wide event. Eager children took turns telling Santa what they hoped he would bring them for Christmas. Brought to islanders by Christmas Island Style, this event marks the start of the holiday season. 

STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED

By Jessica | September 06, 2017

According to a statement from the Marco Island Police Department, in anticipation of Hurricane Irma, the City of Marco Island has declared a State of Emergency. Collier County has not made a decision regarding mandatory evacuation or opening shelters at this time. We will keep you informed should this occur. As Marco Island is a flood zone and a mandatory evacuation […]