Keeping It Clean

The once-a-month beach clean-up by local businesses, a program organized by Kevin Donlan, Chairman of the City of Marco Island’s Beach Advisory (BAC) and manager of Publix, continued this past Sunday, June 27th. Last month, Publix employees scoured the beach for trash. This month it was Rick’s Island Salon and Spa’s turn! Rick Popoff, owner, had about twenty-five people — […]

Capri’s new water system not such a dry subject, after all…

When Carole, our lovely managing editor, asked if I could write a story about the new water system in Isles of Capri, I said, “Sure no problem.” As I hung up the phone I had second thoughts. I mean I am not a beat reporter. I endeavor to write interesting stories, always looking for the humor in any situation. What’s […]


Every year for the past twenty years, Florida cattleman Hal Phillips, a third generation cattleman, has left the Phillips Ranch in Morriston and come to Marco Island for the annual Florida Cattlemen’s convention. For the past fifteen years he has taken a fishing trip with Captain Bubby Hail. This week with his wife, Debbie, and sons, Harrell, 11, and Charles, […]