Feature Stories

Naples’ Favorite Holiday Spectacle is Back!


What better way to celebrate winter in the tropics than with an annual lighted extravaganza awash in color? Stroll through the Garden, and marvel at the beauty of our collections illuminated in thousands of lights. Soak up the spirit of the season with family, friends, and loved ones as you sample specialty menu items from the Garden’s own Fogg Café […]

Pepper Ranch Preserve Sunflower Weekend


Don’t miss Sunflower Weekend at Pepper Ranch Preserve, October 11-13, 2019.

Video Captures Lot Owner Poisoning Owl Burrow


A Marco Island realtor and lot owner is under investigation after a video captured him poisoning an owl burrow on a Wayne Court lot.

Florida Native Plants Make Beautiful and Practical $ense


Katie O’Hara shares her experience transforming her yard to Florida Friendly plants.

Marco Officer Resigns


Marco Island Police Officer Brian Granneman, one of four officers named in an investigation involving two of his superiors having sex with a female during their duty time, resigned on October 3 effective that date. Former Sergeants James Inlow, Neil Giansanti and a fourth officer, Kevin Hennings, were also named in that initial complaint. Granneman was not accused of having sex […]

Day of the Dead Exhibit by MICMS Students at Marco Island Center for the Arts


Marco Island Center for the Arts invites the public to view the Rush Gallery exhibition “Day of the Dead” which was created by the students at the Marco Island Charter Middle School (MICMS) under the direction of art teacher Gigi Garraty. MICMS has never before exhibited at the Art Center! The show runs from October 7 – November 5, 2019, […]

‘White Out’ for MICMS Eagles Football


It will be a “white out” for the MICMS Eagles Football team’s final game of the season at Winterberry Park on Tuesday, October 8th. Fans are invited to join the MICMS Pep Band and MICMS Cheerleaders to wear white and cheer on the team. This will be the sixth and final game of the season for the reinstated team. Leading […]

MIPD Investigate ‘Non-Credible’ Threat Against MICMS


David S. Baer, Police Captain/City Public Information Officer for the Marco Island Police Department, issued the following statement: On October 3rd, 2019, Marco Island Charter Middle School (MICMS) personnel notified the Marco Island Police Department of a potential threat of violence against their school. The Marco Island Police Department (MIPD) investigated the complaint thoroughly over the last nineteen hours working […]

“Opposites Attract” Exhibit Opens at Center for the Arts


Marco Island Center for the Arts invites the public to view the main gallery exhibition “Opposites Attract.” The exhibition runs from October 7 – November 5, 2019, Monday – Friday, from 9 AM to 4 PM. The opening reception called “Second Tuesday” is from 5:30 – 7 PM on October 8, 2019. No reservations are required. There is a suggested […]

MIA Students Create Rookery Bay Mural


Marco Island Academy students created an artistic and educational mural at Rookery Bay.


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