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A Soldier Remembers the Battle of Ia Drang Valley


Marco Island’s Jim Lane, a Vietnam War veteran, remembers the Battle of la Drang this Veterans Day.

A Relatively Easy Evening for City Council


Marco Island City Council voted to keep Erik Brechnitz as council Chairman.

Satellite Transmitters Help Track Kemp’s Ridley


Satellite transmitters are being used to help track the Kemp’s ridley sea turtles.

Without A Net

Marco Island Senior Softball Divided on Pitcher Safety Screen

Marco Island Senior Softball pitchers are in a league of their own as the only Collier County seniors playing without protective screens. Whether champions playing on the national level or self-described wet-behind-the-hearing-aids 65-year-old rookies, senior softball pitchers, ages often ranging 55 to 90, are getting used to using protective gear, including masks, shin guards and pitcher’s screens. But not on […]

SKIM JAM


The 7th Annual 13th Avenue South Skim Jam presented by the Old Naples Surf Shop, is a benefit for Audubon Western Everglades.

MIPD Promotes Officer


On November 5, 2019, a promotional ceremony was held in the Community Room of Marco Island Police Department (MIPD) headquarters. Congratulations to Ryan Montgomery, who was promoted from police officer to Sergeant.

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


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


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


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



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