07-02-2020 E-Edition

A Deadly Tangle at ABC Island

Monofilament Lines

Thousands of birds are injured or killed as a result of entanglement with monofilament lines every year, and on Marco Island, it’s no different. Coastal Breeze writer Maria Lamb gives us the scoop as she discusses this terrible pollutant harming Marco’s Birds.

A Little Kindness to Those in Blue

A local eatery on Marco Island supplies meals to Marco’s Police Force. See the full story here.

Waterways Committee Takes Up Water Quality

One of the most contentious and divisive issues which the City of Marco Island has had to deal with since its incorporation in 1998 has revolved around the completion of the sanitary sewer system on the island. That discussion continues to this day as the Marco City Council and Waterways Committee look at recent reports. Get the full story here.

Friends Stage Hearts in the Park Outreach in Goodland

At Goodland’s Margood Park, Bridget Seegers and her friends staged what they called the Hearts in the Park event, in honor of George Floyd and to promote support for their community. See the full story here.

Coach Kamal Farhat

YMCA Profile Series

In this issue of the YMCA Profile Series, Quentin Roux talks about swimming Coach Kamal Farhat.

From Souper Bowl to Scholarships

The Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce/Leadership Marco is proud to present eight scholarships to this year’s local graduates. Find out who those wonderful students are by reading the full story here.

Happy Hearts Art Project a Winner Despite the Rain

Despite the rainy season, the 2020 Happy Hearts Art Project went off beautifully! See the full story, along with photos, here!

Goodland Woman Trying to Make a Difference

In the wake of the tragic death of George Floyd, one woman in Goodland is doing something to show her support and love for her community of all colors. See the full story here.

Beach Access Restrictions Imposed for Holiday Weekend

With the 4th of July Holiday on the approach, the Collier County Commissioners met to discuss what to expect from the upcoming influx of visitors. See the full story here.