Shark Fishing for the Soul

By Natalie Strom Sometimes scars aren’t always visible. Just because someone has been injured doesn’t mean it’s going to show. TBI or Traumatic Brain Injury is one such hidden scar – or PTSD. Some scars can be seen, like the loss of a limb or a slice down the center of one’s stomach in order to put them back […]

Queen Grace Supports PACE

By Natalie Strom Every woman wants to feel good about themselves. No matter the age, ethnicity, size, shape, employment or family life; every woman wants to look and feel pretty – inside and out. Marco Island resident, Marina Zelner believes in this idea, whole-heartedly. The entrepeneuer began her Queen Grace clothing line for plus size women three years ago […]

Marco Gives Hope to Capri Fire District

By Noelle H. Lowery When one door closes, another one opens. At least that’s the case for the Isles of Capri Fire Control and Rescue District. On May 3rd, the Isles of Capri Fire Advisory Board voted 3-2 against consolidating its Collier County-operated fire district with the East Naples Fire Department, leaving the embattled district in limbo. Three days […]

Fireworks Fundraising

By Coastal Breeze News Staff The City of Marco Island holds a spectacular fireworks event each Fourth of July at the beach.  Thousands of residents and visitors flock to the beach that weekend to enjoy our sandy shores and beautiful water and to get prime viewing of the lovely fireworks display. The City is tasked for paying the $40,000.00 (plus) […]

Sea Turtle Ordinance in Effect

By Coastal Breeze News Staff The annual nesting season for Loggerhead Sea Turtles has begun! From May 1st through October 31st, female sea turtles come ashore, lay their eggs  and by the end of October, their babies should have hatched and scurried off to sea. Female sea turtles only come out of the the water to nest, but only every […]