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Local Online Easter Services

By Coastal Breeze News Staff | April 10, 2020

Local churches are finding unique ways to engage with their members during the Easter holiday. They are using everything from Facebook Live to Zoom video conferences in an effort to reach their members during this time.   In some instances, they are learning as they go in their efforts to keep an open line of communication and to fulfill the spiritual […]

Gov. DeSantis suspends on-site dining in restaurants

By Coastal Breeze News Staff | March 20, 2020

On March 20, Governor DeSantis issued Executive Order Number 20-71. To summarize, the order suspends on-premises food consumption for customers. Food establishments and restaurants may operate their kitchens for the purpose of providing delivery or take-out services. It also allows restaurants and food establishments to sell and deliver alcoholic beverages in sealed containers for consumption off-premises. Lastly, the order includes the closure […]

City Council Meets in Special Session

By Coastal Breeze News Staff | March 20, 2020

Marco Island City Council met in Special Session to authorize city staff to seek a reduction in financing rates relative to the city’s outstanding utility system refunding revenue bonds.

Left Lane Driving

By Coastal Breeze News Staff | February 06, 2020

In a Letter to the Editor, Orley Sinkler talks about State Law when driving in the South Florida.

Stranded Manatee Rescued on Marco Island Beach

By Coastal Breeze News Staff | December 31, 2019

Audubon of the Western Everglades’ shorebird steward, Brittany Piersma was at Residents Beach at 6:30 Tuesday morning and noticed flashing lights at the entrance to Big Marco Pass.  Through her bird scope, she could see two MIPD vehicles. A beachgoer informed Brittany that there was a stranded manatee. Immediately, Brittany walked over to the manatee location to make sure the […]

Calusa Garden Club Presents “Container Gardening With Unusual Plants and Planters” and Hosts Plant Sale

By Coastal Breeze News Staff | November 05, 2019

Maria Schoenfelder, a Master Gardener, will present a slide show on Container Gardening with Unusual Plants and Planters on Monday, November 11, at 1:15 PM at Wesley United Methodist Church as part of Calusa Garden Club’s November meeting. The public is invited to attend Schoenfelder’s presentation and the Calusa Garden Club plant sale that will follow. Members will bring cuttings […]

2nd Annual Knights of Columbus Car Show

By Coastal Breeze News Staff | November 05, 2019

On November 2, 2019 the 2nd Knights of Columbus Car Show took place at San Marco Church parking lot on Marco Island. Among the many beautiful cars was a very special vehicle on display, a 2019 Ford GT Super Car, one of only 500 produced in the United States. The Celtic Spirit Irish dancers performed and Steve Reynolds was the guest […]

Missing Person Located, Investigation Ongoing

By Coastal Breeze News Staff | November 05, 2019

Police Captain/Public Information Officer David Baer has released the following statement on behalf of the Marco Island Police Department: On November 4th, 2019 at 10:09 PM the Marco Island Police Department was dispatched to 140 Seaview Court regarding a suspicious person. Collier County Dispatch notified Marco Island Police that two female children (16 & 4 years old) were on the […]

Marco Men’s Club Celebrates Halloween

By Coastal Breeze News Staff | November 04, 2019

Columbiettes Treasures in the Trunk Sale Fundraiser

By Coastal Breeze News Staff | November 03, 2019

On Saturday, November 9, 2019, the San Marco Columbiettes will host a Treasures in the Trunk Sale Fundraiser in the parking lot of the San Marco Parish Center from 8 AM – 12 noon. Don’t miss this opportunity to sell your new, used or antique treasures from the trunk of your vehicle.  Vendors must be set up by 7:30 AM. […]