MIPD Investigation

  Last evening the Marco Island Police Department (MIPD) notified the public of an incident which involved unknown  adult males in a white pick-up truck asking children to get into their vehicle (see below). MIPD is seeking the public’s  assistance in locating the individuals and / or white Ford crew cab pick-up truck depicted in the below photographs.  We encourage […]

A Sunny Day for STEAM Solar Car Racing

Rumination from the Rock and Beyond

Jory Westberry discusses the STEAM Solar Car Competition, in her column Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.


The Coastal Breeze News shares the story of Dalton Kellett and his dream of competing in the IndyCar Series.

Stevens Landing Celebrates Marco In Bloom Award by Honoring Longtime Handyman

  The community of Stevens Landing was thrilled when they learned they had won this year’s Marco in Bloom landscaping contest, sponsored by the City of Marco Island. On Thursday, April 22, they staged a brunch at their pool area to honor Rafael Rosas, the resort’s longtime handyman, who is responsible for much of the beauty of the property. “Rafael Rosas […]

Putting Down Earth Day Roots at the Y

Afterschool Program Kids Do the Planting

The YMCA of South Collier celebrates Earth Day!

City Hall Welcomes Iconic Images of Marco Island

Over 22 artists contributed their art to the Marco City Hall and their Art at City Hall Exhibit.

Exercise and Creativity Mark Y’s Healthy Kids Day

  Pre-school children had plenty of fun and stimulating activities on tap this past weekend as the YMCA of South Collier (Marco Y) staged its annual Healthy Kids Day. The national Y initiative signals the start of summer, along with promoting healthy living and lifestyles, said School Age Manager Charlene Rose. There was a sand art station as well as […]

Thrills of Ever-Changing Pickleball World on Display in 5th U.S. Open in East Naples

The Coastal Breeze News covers the Pickleball Championship. Get the full story, along with photos, here.

We Get by With a Little help From Our Friends

  Friends of Jan Cirillo made a surprise visit with balloons and signs to offer cheer and healthy wishes as she continues her battle with Systemic Lupus. Some wore purple to promote Lupus awareness.  Jan and her husband, Michael, are former Special Education teachers from Michigan. She was diagnosed with Systemic Lupus in 1993 and a few years later moved […]

Hammock Bay, The Rookery & JW Marriott Team Up for Marco Island Relay for Life

On April 22nd, golfers from the Members Club at Marco gathered at Hammock Bay Golf Course in support of The American Cancer Society and the Marco Island Relay for Life. Get the full story here.