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Marco Island Historical Society Kicks Off New Season


On November 7th and November 18th at 7 PM the Marco Island Historical Society will host fascinating speakers at Rose History Auditorium, 180 South Heathwood Drive, Marco Island.  MIHS members are admitted free and non-members are asked to pay $10. Doors open at 6:30 PM. In 1521, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon attempted to settle Florida at the mouth […]

Champions For Learning Announces Collier County Teachers of Distinction


Champions for Learning is excited to announce the 2019-2020 Teachers of Distinction for Collier County. As part of the Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Program, each school in Collier County Public Schools has the opportunity to nominate a teacher and best practice to highlight on behalf of their school. From this group of 53 Teachers of Distinction, Champions For Learning’s community-based […]

The Ghost Crabs of Coon Key


Tom Williams shares a fitting Halloween tale of the Ghost Crabs of Coon Key.

NEW Violations for Madeira


Greenscapes Landscaping and Madeira Condo were issued a Notice of Violation for the following ordinance violations: Dune Protection, Vehicle on the Beach and Landscape Certification (Greenscapes only).

In Memory of Roy Eaton – Author, Teacher, Coach…and Friend


Naples writer Roy Eaton passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Roy was a beloved teacher and coach for over 25 years. A talented writer and author, Roy was a valued contributor and dear friend to Coastal Breeze News and its staff. During Roy’s “retirement” he wrote and published over 34 short stories, essays and editorials, and seven books. […]

Sunflower Power at Pepper Ranch


Each year, during the first week of October, Pepper Ranch is blanketed with the spectacular Southeastern Sunflower (Helianthus agrestis).

Junior Gardeners Program A Popular Activity at TBE


The Junior Gardeners Program at Tommie Barfield Elementary School teaches kids about plants, how to grow them, and how to eat healthier.

Newcomers SPOOKtacular!

It was a Halloween SPOOKtacular Celebration at the Marco Island Yacht Club for the Newcomers. For months each A & E group secretly worked on their Halloween costume. As a first-time attendee of the Halloween event, I was amazed at the creativity. We laughed at some and were in awe of others as each group unveiled their costumes and marched […]


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