Election Day and the Markets

ASK THE CFP® PRACTITIONER Darcie Guerin darcie.guerin@raymondjames.com The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. –Franklin D. Roosevelt Question: Does the stock market do better when there is a Democrat or a Republican in office as President? Answer: It’s a common misconception that financial markets do better when Republicans, or the Grand Old Party (GOP), occupies […]

IBERIABANK Shred Events

Submitted In April, IBERIABANK will host two document shredding events: April 16, 9 AM to noon, 605 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island (239-393-2400) April 23, 9 AM to 1 PM, 1905 Pine Ridge Road, Naples (239-403-5170) Residents and small business owners are invited to dispose of their outdated documents in a safe and secure manner. Shredding services will be conducted by Shred-It. […]

Two to See at Marco Players

Submitted Theater-goers will love the two current plays at Marco Island’s oldest non-profit theater, the Marco Players Theater. The Man Who Married His Mother-In-Law  When Gerald’s (Greg Madera) mother-in-law finds out she hasn’t long to live, Gerald concocts a plan to keep her estate “in the family.” But when they move down to Florida to wait out her death sentence […]

Sandbar Closed For Nesting Season

COASTAL CONNECTIONS Renee Wilson renee.wilson@dep.state.fl.us Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (RBNERR), in cooperation with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Audubon Florida, has closed the emergent sandbar located one mile southeast of Cape Romano, known as “Second Chance.” The sandbar, which is closed to public access annually from March 1 – August 31, was designated as […]

EMS Concerns Raised at Fiala Town Hall

By Maureen Chodaba Commissioner Donna Fiala held a town hall meeting at the Rose Hall Auditorium on March 2. In her opening remarks, Fiala welcomed the packed auditorium and praised Marco Island for its many accomplishments. County Manager Leo Ochs addressed the audience in assurance that the City of Marco Island and Collier County staff are a team working closely […]