A Busy New Year for Marco Island Sail & Power Squadron

The Marco Island Sail & Power Squadron (MISPS) is off to a very busy 2018. True to our primary mission to make boating safer through education, we have produced a full schedule of courses and seminars. Already underway is our America’s Boating Course, which qualifies graduates for the Florida Safe Boating Certificate. We are also conducting nine session courses in […]

America Travel Says ‘Thank You, Marco Islanders!’

After many months of working seven days and nights every week, America Travel is very happy that their office, again, displays an eclectic atmosphere of travel and cruising. When Hurricane Irma ripped through the island, America Travel suffered damage to their office. But the company worked hard and the office is now better than ever. During the media coverage of […]

‘What We Lose’ by Zinzi Clemmons


“She left us with no debts. Three closets full of clothes and shoes, sixty-three pieces of jewelry – precious, semi-precious, and costume. And other things.” “What We Lose” by Zinzi Clemmons is billed as a novel about a young African- American woman coming of age that also happens to touch upon family, race and country. And while these elements are […]

Tea By Design Returns

Tea by Design II is Calusa Garden Club of Marco Island’s winter fundraiser. The event, to be held Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 11:30 AM at Marco Island Yacht Club, includes luncheon “by the bite,” dessert with tea, and silent auctions of jewelry, wine selections and floral arrangements. Entertainment will be presented by award-winning floral designer Janice Hamlin, who has […]

Local Author Offers Financial, Life Advice

William D. Danko, Ph.D. (coauthor of the New York Times bestseller, “The Millionaire Next Door”) and winter Marco Island resident Richard J. Van Ness, Ph.D. have just released a timely new researchbased book that reveals answers to such questions as, “What does it take to be rich?” “How can I be financially secure?” “What does it mean to be successful […]

Photography Exhibit Celebrates Florida Flora & Fauna

The United Arts Council of Collier County’s Annual Photography Exhibition is soon to be ready for your viewing pleasure. The United Arts Council of Collier County partners with the Friends of Rookery Bay to bring a variety of visual art forms to the Collier County community. Photographers from all over the state of Florida have been selected by juror John […]

Gulfshore Opera Touring Southwest Florida

Gulfshore Opera is kicking off the new year with some exciting shows in Southwest Florida. In its fourth season, Gulfshore Opera has employed seven Professional Artist in Residence, all with New York management to tour the region with a variety of concerts appealing to many tastes and easy on the budget. Starting off the new year is “Very Verdi,” a […]


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The Samurai Of Puzzles

by the Mepham Group Complete the grid so each row, column and 3-by-3 box (in bold borders) contains every digit, 1 to 9. For strategies on how to solve Sudoku, visit www.sudoku.org.uk See answers on page B/36

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