FDOT honors Naples Municipal Airport as general aviation airport of the year

The Florida Department of Transportation named Naples Municipal Airport the state’s general aviation airport of the year for 2012. The award recognizes superior achievement in the airport’s safety program; appearance and impression left on users; and management, including innovative programs, service to the public, financial stability and compliance with regulations. Aaron N. Smith, state aviation director for FDOT, presented the […]

Beware of SPAM Customers receiving bogus USPS emails

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is reporting that some customers are receiving bogus emails about a package delivery or online postage charges. The emails contain a link or attachment that, when opened, installs a malicious virus that steals information from personal computers. The emails, which claim to be from USPS, include a label with fraudulent information about an attempted or […]


This weekly report is prepared by Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to inform the public about upcoming road work in Southwest Florida. Below are the work schedule and lane closure locations for major state road projects. Motorists are urged to drive with courtesy, caution, common sense, and patience as they travel through construction areas. Speeding fines are doubled in work […]


Commissioner Jim Coletta was recognized by the Marine Corps League, E. T. Brisson Detachment #013 as the recipient of the “Good Citizenship Award” during the Collier County Board of County Commissioners meeting yesterday. When presenting the award to Commissioner Coletta, Jerry Van Hecke of the Marine Corps League recognized Commissioner Coletta for his many years of community accomplishments. The award is […]


If you’re ending a relationship and asking questions like ‘How will I heal from this breakup? How do I get over him or her? or How can I keep my heart open and trust again?,’ this book is for you.  Local author, life coach and yoga instructor Laurie Martin has published The Conscious Breakup Guide: Navigating Through the End of Your Relationship, […]


Play Connect & Discover with Collier County Parks & Recreation! You can register for our programs and events in person or online.  To register online log onto www.collierparks.com and click the “Register Online Here” button. Registration for fall programs begins Wednesday, August 1, 2012. The Collier County Parks & Recreation Department’s focus is to provide the public, both residents and visitors, with unique recreation experiences.  The […]

“Stuck” Women’s Late Summer Bible Study at Marco Presbyterian Church

Women are invited to a time of interactive Bible study based on the book “Stuck” by Jennie Allen.  The Friday morning seven-week study begins 9 a.m., August 24 in the Fellowship Hall of Marco Presbyterian Church, 875 West Elkcam Circle, Marco Island. So many live stuck.  Stuck trying to seem perfect; stuck in sadness; stuck pursuing stuff to make us happy. The stuck places […]

After a week of voting and more than 300 nominations

After a week of voting and more than 300 nominations, the name that earned the most votes in the Collier County Sheriff’s Office Name The Service Dog Contest is Lola, Sheriff Kevin Rambosk announced Wednesday. Lola earned 73 “likes” on the CCSO Facebook page, making it the name for a spunky golden retriever puppy in the agency’s service dog program. It was first […]

New milestone of 1.5 million pounds of food delivered to combat children’s hunger

Naples Children & Education Foundation – founders of Naples Winter Wine Festival – and Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida delivered 12,000 pounds of food to underprivileged and at-risk children and their families at Golden Gate Elementary on July 26. The food delivery brought the grand total to 1.5 million pounds of food distributed since NCEF’s Lunch Boxes of […]

Fiddler’s Creek hosted its first Realtor Invitational Golf Tournament

Fiddler’s Creek hosted its first Realtor Invitational Golf Tournament, allowing many of the area’s top agents to experience first-hand the amenities within the luxury master-planned community. Local real estate agents participated in the golf tournament held on the 18-hole, championship Creek Course on July 7th. The invitation-only event was an opportunity for national homebuilders D.R. Horton and Lennar Homes to market their distinctive […]