Domestic Animal Services Funds Treatment for Adoptable, Heartworm-Positive Dogs

A new program, “All Hearts, No Worms” is underway at Collier County’s Domestic Animal Services (DAS) to treat and then find homes for adoptable, heartworm-positive dogs. DAS will fund heartworm treatment medication from the Donation Trust Fund, allowing the public to adopt and affordably treat their new pets at home. DAS is currently negotiating reduced prices for the administration of […]


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22 – SUNDAY, JANUARY 6 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Sun-N-Fun Lagoon Water Park will open up for the Collier County schools’ winter holiday break from Saturday, December 22, through Sunday, January 6, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The park will be closed December 25, Christmas Day. The park is offering a special discount for the […]

Road Report for Collier County

This 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 zones. As a […]

CCSO-Trained Service Dog Presented To Family Of Paralyzed Girl

A 1-year-old golden retriever named Fosse marked the successful end to his training in the Collier County Sheriff’s Office’s service dog program Thursday night at a ceremony where he was presented to the family of child who was paralyzed in a car crash. But Fosse will have to wait a few more days before he can leave the Collier County […]


County Manager Leo Ochs is pleased to announce that he has selected Bruce C. Register as the Director of Business and Economic Development. “Bruce was selected from a number of exemplary candidates, and we’re fortunate to add such an experienced individual to the County’s professional staff,” County Manager Ochs said.   “Having a director with Bruce’s credentials is crucial to accomplish […]

Jewish Federation of Collier County Presents its 2012 Human Needs Award

Angels Undercover and Laces of Love are the 2012 recipients On Tuesday, December 11, the Jewish Federation of Collier County presented its 2012 Human Needs Award to Angels Undercover and Laces of Love. Angels Undercover provides underwear, socks and school uniforms to school children in need. Laces of Love provides shoes to disadvantaged children in Collier County. Each organization also […]

School Security by the MIPD

Along with the nation, the Marco Island Police Department mourns the tragic and senseless loss of children and educators in Newtown Connecticut. This horrific event reminds us that no community, regardless of location or demographic is immune to crime, even criminal acts as unspeakable and dreadful as demonstrated on December 14th. Those who research school violence remind us that these events have […]

Adult Softball 12/13/2012

In the game of the unbeaten, Island Pizza flexed its muscles and handed Cocomo’s its first loss of the season 28 to 10.  While Cocomo’s was able to score 10 runs, it was Island Pizza‘s bats that came alive. Bobby Natale had 5 hits including a HR, Eric Nagel also had 5 hits. Brad Frazier, Jason Berning and JP Nachef […]

Annual Event Helps Bring Christmas To Everglades Kids

More than 40 deserving Everglades area children purchased presents for their family members during the eighth annual “Shop With A Cop” event Saturday, Dec. 1. Susan Gentry, a Collier County Sheriff’s Office Crime Prevention specialist, organized the event, sponsored by the Collier County Police Activity League (PAL). Forty-four children received $100 each to select items for their parents, siblings and […]

Marco Presbyterian Church Worship Time Schedule for 2013 Season

Beginning January 6, Marco Presbyterian Church, 875 West Elkcam Circle will have two worship services and additional Sunday school classes. The Sunday schedule is as follows: 9:00 a.m.: worship service (children excused for Kids Worship) adult, middle and high school Sunday school 10:00 a.m.: fellowship 10:30 a.m.: worship service, pre K through fifth grade and adult Sunday school 4:30 a.m.: youth […]