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Meals of Hope Gets Generous Donation from Seafood Festival

By Jessica | March 25, 2019

A balmy early evening proved to be perfect for March’s Happy Hour for Hope. The monthly event is a fundraiser for the Marco Island Meals of Hope, an organization dedicated to feeding the hungry in Collier County. Held on the Great Lawn of the Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort and Spa, the event was highlighted by the donation of $805 […]

Marco Island Seafood Festival Kicks Off!

By Jessica | March 22, 2019

The Marco Island Seafood Festival kicked off today at Veterans Community Park. The park was filled with residents and visitors enjoying the great food and live music of this annual community event. Music entertainment is planned all day long. Headliners include: Friday, 6 – 9 PM, Disco Inferno. Saturday, 3-6 PM, Ben Allen Band & from 7- 9 PM, The […]

Is it “FINE” to Take an Owl’s Life?

By Jessica | March 15, 2019

“Several builders will still do the wrong thing and consider the violation FINES just a small cost of doing business.” ~ Karol Tenace, Owl Watch Marco Assistant Manager On February 6, 2019, a building permit was issued for 1068 Cottonwood Drive. Since 2017, this property been documented by Owl Watch Marco to have a burrowing owl. On March 2, 2019, an […]

Highest Sale on Casey Key Made by Premier Sotheby’s Corogin  

By Jessica | March 12, 2019

Cynthia Corogin, with Premier Sotheby’s International Realty’s Marco Island office, has sold a $5.3 million, Gulf-to-Bay property with two deeded single-family homes on Casey Key. Located at 801-810 Casey Key Road in Nokomis, the private estate sits on 100 feet of beach frontage at some of the widest portions of the 8-mile island. Charlotte Hedge of The Hedge Team with Premier […]

Colorful Chalk Art Event to Return to Art Center  

By Jessica | March 08, 2019

Marco Island Center for the Arts is pleased to present the Fifth Annual Chalk Art event on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 2–5 PM. Chalk is the medium and the pavement is the canvas.  This FREE event is for kids and the young at heart. Chalk is made out of a form of soft limestone and love.  Join local artists […]

Salon and Spa Botanica Ribbon Cutting

By Jessica | March 03, 2019

Debbie Schroeder, and the crew at Salon and Spa Botanica, along with the support of members of the Marco Island Chamber of Commerce, held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate their new (old) ownership.  Debbie, who started the Salon, sold it a few years ago and just recently bought it back. Congratulations to Debbie and Salon and Spa Botanica! Photos by Katie […]

Chief Schettino to Retire

By Jessica | February 22, 2019

Marco Island Police Chief Al Schettino has announced his retirement in correspondence to Interim City Manager David Harden. Chief Schettino’s retirement will be effective June 15, 2019, the date of his ten year employment anniversary with the Marco Island Police Department. He has served 42 years with law enforcement.

‘Godspell’ Returns to Marco Lutheran Church

By Jessica | February 21, 2019

Marco Lutheran Church has been in the play production business for 25 years! The first musical performed in the now Great Room Theatre, was “Godspell,” way back in 1994. The collaborative project with actors from all over the Naples and Marco community established a long running series of theatrical offerings for our island residents. Broadway favorites like “Man of La Mancha,” […]

Fertilizer Ordinance Facts

By Jessica | February 21, 2019

Discover Tigertail

By Jessica | February 13, 2019