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Old Marco Fire Causes Major Loss


A large fire on Edington Place in Old Marco caused significant damage to a vacant home under construction.

Council Identifies 5 Finalists for Manager Position


The search continues for a city manager in Marco Island, as five candidates have been selected for interviews in May.

Jersey Fried Tomatoes


Young actors performed in the play Jersey Fried Tomatoes by Gina Sisbarro.

How to Provide Marco With a Vision for the Next 20 Years


Consultant Lyle Sumek is leading interactive particpation from residents to determine how Marco Island should evolve in the next twenty years.

TBE Fifth Graders Name Bald Eagle

Marco Island Nature Preserve & Bird Sanctuary

 This nesting season, a new adult male has paired up with Calusa, the Marco Island Nature Preserve and Bird Sanctuary’s adult female eagle. Bald eagles are a state and federally protected species. They are traditional to their mates and their nest throughout their lifetime. In Florida, eagle-nesting season is October through May. Currently, there are two large eaglets in the […]

Naples India Fest: A Celebration of Diversity


India Fest celebrating the diversity of India took place at Cambier Park in Naples.

Pancake Breakfast with Marco’s First Responders


Marco Island Fire Rescue Foundation hosted a community Pancake Breakfast with the community and First Responders.

The Predator of the Sea: Marco’s Commercial Shark Fishing

Coastal History

Craig Woodward writes about the shark trade on Marco Island in his column Coastal History.

Arts and Crafts Fair at St. Mark’s


This time of year one can find normally empty fields and parking lots suddenly filled with pointy white tents. Those tents bring all sorts of colorful art, clothing, paintings, photographs, jewelry, novelties and wares of all shapes and sizes as well as a variety of tasty treats to satisfy any palate. These shopping opportunities are very popular with visitors as […]

200 Florida Publix Stores to Carry Taste of Immokalee Products


Taste of Immokalee, a social business created and operated by high school students, is proud to announce that its line of salsa and sauces has been selected for inclusion in the Publix Florida Local Program. Initially available in select Collier County stores, Taste of Immokalee expanded to include Lee County in 2018. By the end of May 2019, Taste of […]


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