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Photographic Works of R. Clark Lindberg on Sale

By Coastal Breeze News Staff | May 24, 2018

Marco Island Center for the Arts is having an exclusive sale of the work of well recognized Marco and Naples area photographer R. Clark Lindberg. He has been engaged in various photographic mediums for more than 50 years. The Art Center has framed original photographs, giclee prints and notecards that are 50% off the gallery retail price. After moving to […]

Tax-Free Holiday on Storm Supplies June 1-7 

By Coastal Breeze News Staff | May 24, 2018

With a sales tax free holiday June 1-7 on storm supplies in the Sunshine State, Floridians will be stocking up. Portable generators and fuel containers are qualified for tax-free purchases, and here’s a few tips from the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute to help consumers. When the lights go out, gen­erators keep your home humming with light and power. When purchasing a generator, consider the types […]

City Councilor Responds to Constituent

By Coastal Breeze News Staff | May 23, 2018

———- Forwarded message ———- From: Larry Honig <LHonig@marcocitycouncil.com> Date: Tue, May 22, 2018 at 9:50 PM Subject: Re: Poor assumptions & insulting response To: James Lane <XXXX@gmail.com> Hello Jim, Wow. Well, I guess that’s it for us, Jim. Sad to know that you (and presumably Litha — whom I supported for City Council) have succumbed to the toxic sewer-rat faction on Marco that wants […]

MICMS’ TV Studio Gets Support From Kiwanis Club

By Coastal Breeze News Staff | May 23, 2018

Incoming President, Preston Stiner, and outgoing President Kathleen Reynolds recently presented a check for $4,000 to George Abounader, Principal of the Marco Island Charter Middle School. This check represents the final support for some $17,000 plus extended to the school to rebuild their outdated television studio. The new television studio allows school-wide simultaneous distribution of the school’s morning news show […]

Niblock Arraignment

By Coastal Breeze News Staff | May 23, 2018

Former Marco Island City Manager Lee Niblock was due to be arraigned this morning at the Collier County Court House on charges of first degree simple battery. Mr. Niblock’s attorney filed a plea of not guilty to the charges electronically and neither he nor Mr. Niblock’s were required to show at the courthouse to enter that plea. A court date […]

Salute to Veterans

By Coastal Breeze News Staff | May 23, 2018

Marco Island Charter Middle School held its third annual Salute to Veterans and Active Military concert. The spring concert, held in the school’s gymnasium, drew the community together in appreciation of the many brave men and women who serve our country. A flag from each of the five branches of the military were displayed, and each branch’s song was played, as well as a […]

Vote on COPCN Delayed

By Coastal Breeze News Staff | May 22, 2018

For several years now, the debate of whether to move forward to seek a COPCN (Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity) has been front and center on the minds of first responders within the Marco Island community. That debate centers around who should be responsible for providing pre-hospital emergency care and transport to the hospital. Three major factors have contributed […]

Gina Sisbarro-Penzo Named 2018 Artist of the Year

By Coastal Breeze News Staff | May 22, 2018

The Marco Island Foundation for the Arts is proud to announce Gina Sisbarro-Penzo as their 2018 Artist of the Year. Gina has directed and produced numbers of plays over the past 20 years through the Greater Marco YMCA, the Marco Players Theater, and her own Sisbarro Acting School/Studio which provides acting classes for elementary, middle school, high school students and […]

Letter to the Editor: August 28, 2018 – Remember This Date!

By Coastal Breeze News Staff | May 22, 2018

August 28 is the day when Marco Island registered voters will go to the polls and determine their desired level of emergency medical care. Specifically, the question is: Do you want to take control of your destiny by having your own Marco Island Fire Rescue Ambulance? Or, do you want to continue writing checks to Collier County and hope they […]

No Search Firm and No Confidence

By Coastal Breeze News Staff | May 22, 2018

Once again Marco Island City Council stumbled in their attempts to move forward on filling the position of city manager. They also voted their displeasure with one of their own in a heated exchange later in the evening. Fear of sliding down the slippery slope of failure once again, some Marco Island City Councilors questioned the suggestion by Council Chairman […]