“A Bad Year for Tomatoes”

The Island Players “A Bad Year for Tomatoes” by John Patrick Presented by Antaramian Properties, LLC  TICKETS NOW ON SALE The Island Players announces Antaramian Properties, LLC as presenting sponsor for their premiere production of “A Bad Year For Tomatoes”.   Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased at Centennial Bank / 615 Elkcam Circle, or at the Marco […]

Beach Clean up

3 Hours Yields over 40 Bags of Trash! Last Sunday’s City of Marco Island Beach Advisory Committee Beach Clean Up was a huge, or “hefty”, success! This success is due to the high number of participants from CJ’s on the Bay and the Boathouse Motel employees. The group swept the entire beach, starting at 8 am at both the South […]

Bill Miller

Bill Miller, an entrepreneur who owns two local businesses, is exceptionally active in the community of several different levels, as well as recently becoming a certified Auxiliary Police Officer for the Marco Island Police Department.  Bill donates approximately one hundred hours a month to the Police Department, in various roles including: Police Officer, administrative support, trainer, and mentor. Recently Bill […]

Pilot Bob Prestyly

Pilot Bob Prestyly of Marco Island has been inducted into United Flying Octogenarians (UFO), aviators who are actively flying over the age of 80. The US Fish and Wildlife will occasionally fly with Bob monitoring and counting wading birds, pilot whales and manatee. Call 394 9183 for more information.

Casey Ellis Photography

Casey Ellis is ready to be Marco Island’s premiere photographer. With a new studio open right on Marco Island, she is off to a great start. After a 13 year absence from the Island, Casey has moved back, and is ready to bring the experience of her photography to her new island studio. The Barron Collier Alumnus, went on to […]

Civil Air Patrol featured in a new novel by NY Times best-selling author Dale Brown

A new novel, titled A Time for Patriots, is the latest book in the current series based on Dale Brown’s main character Air Force Lt Gen Patrick McLanahan. Now retired, he and his cadet son are active participants in the fictitious Battle Mountain Nevada Civil Air Patrol Squadron. While the fictional Squadron is involved in a search-and-rescue (SAR) mission for […]


If you have any trouble reading normal print these days, we have a suggestion for you after you see your eye doctor: call Carolyn McMahon at 239-774-9393.  She’s the president of CCAB (Collier County Association of the Blind) and we also serve the visually handicapped.  CCAB (nicknamed See-CAB) is a social organization which meets twice monthly at the Golden Gate […]

Coyote Information

The Marco Island Police Department and City of Marco Island Environmentalist (Nancy Richie), in conjunction with our partners at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWCC) have created the following summary of coyote related information to educate Island residents and visitors. As development encroaches upon wildlife habitat, encounters between humans and wildlife – including coyotes – are bound to […]

Crime Prevention – SCAMS

The Marco Island Police Department has received an increased amount of solicitation complaints regarding scams and fraudulent schemes that are being experienced by our local residents. Sergeant Linda Guerrero offers the following crime prevention advice: Scammers are constantly finding new ways to target victims, and unfortunately, Marco Island residents are being targeted. Scammers are posing as friends, family, agencies and […]

Drowning Prevention Strategic Planning Meeting

We had a great turnout during the FIRST Drowning Prevention Strategic Planning Meeting held in Collier County, as you can see on the picture we had great representation. The individuals, who attended the meeting yesterday, were committed, attentive, excited, passionate, and dedicated to saving lives from drowning. These individuals although from very diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise, all showed […]