Seymour the TV Star

By Natalie Strom The tale of Seymour, one of Marco Island’s resident dolphins, is making waves across the country. In December of 2011, the Dolphin Explorer sightseeing vessel spotted Seymour with fishing wire wrapped around his peduncle, or the area just above his tail. A message went out to locals requesting call-ins whenever Seymour was seen. Thanks to the […]

Zoning Controversy Shocks City Council

By Noelle H. Lowery The main topics of discussion at Monday’s Marco Island City Council meeting were no surprise: the termination of former Community Affairs Director Bryan Milk and the three zoning decisions that sparked the controversy. The shocker came when Interim Director of Community Affairs Joe Irvin reversed one of those zoning decisions during a zoning appeals hearing […]

ICCCF Golf Tourney

By Natalie Strom The Island Country Club Charitable Foundation’s 13th Annual Golf Classic is fast approaching. The fund raising event will take place at the Island Country Club on Marco Sunday, Jan. 19. This year, the full day of events will benefit the Marco Island Unit of the American Cancer Society along with a number of other charitable organizations […]

Bryan Milk Termination Headlines Council Meeting

By Noelle H. Lowery Marco Island City Councilors had a lot of questions during Monday’s meeting about the recent termination of the city’s former Community Affairs Director Bryan Milk. This left Interim City Manager Guillermo Polanco in the hot seat. During his report to council, though, Polanco answered their questions, outlining the sequence of events that lead to Milk’s […]

“Mayor of Marco” Celebrates 95 Years

By Natalie Strom More than 150 people gathered at the Rose History Auditorium at the Marco Island Historical Society to celebrate the 95th birthday of Herb Savage. The original architect to the Deltona Corporation, which created modern-day Marco, was delighted to have a birthday thrown in his honor. Most of his family and many good friends came together on […]

Kiwanis Club Classic Car Show Revvin’ Up

Submitted The Kiwanis Club Car show is scheduled for Feb. 16 from 9 AM-3 PM at the Marco Healthcare Center. This show will be the tenth since its inception. The Kiwanis Club thanks those drivers that brought their cars to previous shows and hopefully will be back this year. You make the show! The Kiwanis Club has been able to […]