Sidewalks Again Discussed


  For a number of years now, the issue of who should maintain public sidewalks outside city residences around the island has been a hotly contested discussion every time it has been brought up. When new homes are constructed, it is the responsibility of the owner to install sidewalks that adhere to the standards in place at the time of […]

In Loving Memory of Larry L. Taylor

Obituary

The Coastal Breeze News mourns the loss of Larry L. Taylor (1954-2021)

Putting 2020 Behind Us

More Straight Talk

  It is certainly amazing to me that over a year has passed since our nation and the rest of the world entered one of the most challenging times in our history as we dealt with what became known as the COVID-19 Pandemic. It was declared a Global Pandemic on March 11, 2020, by the World Health Organization. There is […]

Multi-Story Parking at South Beach

Guest Commentary

In Guest Commentary, Andrew Tyler voices his issues involving the installation of a multi-level parking garage.

This Is My Opinion, And I’m Afraid for All of Us

Coastal Comments

Donna Fiala writes about local happenings in her column, Coastal Comments.

Coming in Hot

Adventures of the Saltwater Cowboy

Jon Edward Edwards presents “Coming in Hot” for his column, Adventures of the Saltwater Cowboy.

Five World War II Veterans Share Their Stories


On March 3rd, five World War II veterans shared their stories with The Coastal Breeze News during their first post-COVID get together at Wing South airpark off Rattlesnake Hammock Road in East Naples. Here are their stories.

Lely Wins Regional Title, Then Bows to Belen Jesuit in Overtime in State Semi-Final


The Lely Boys’ Soccer Team takes the regional title in their match against Osceola.

Town Hall Meeting


  There will be a virtual Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM to provide an overview of the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Dr. Margaret Banyan with Florida Gulf Coast University and the consultant team will provide a project update, receive public input and answer questions. To register for this meeting, Marco Island residents […]

New Nature Trail


The Marco Island Nature Preserve and Bird Sanctuary held a “soft opening” as they opened a new nature trail.