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  1. Investigation finds Marco Island police officer guilty of inappropriate conductRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A police officer for Marco Island Police Department has been terminated after an internal affairs investigation found him guilty of inappropriate conduct while on-duty, according to Marco Island Police Department. After a 6 month investigation, officials found that Officer Kevin Hennings had sex with a 20-year-old woman while on the clock.

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  2. Sam Young for CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Coastal Breeze News

    ... and beaches are the single most important asset we have. We take them for granted and that needs to change. Marco Island needs leadership that understands this and will work proactively to protect our natural resources. This is why I am supporting ...

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  3. French magazine editor buys Miami Beach mansion for $12MRead the original story

    Thursday | Business Journal

    ... Realty represented both side in the sale of the 7,961-square-foot home at 1374 S. Venetian Way, Unit B, on San Marco Island. Roy Benmeir and Rachel Benmeir worked with the buyer, and Allan Kleer and Fabian Garcia-Diaz listed the property. The seller ...

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  4. Final Tax Rate Set By CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Coastal Breeze News

    The Marco Island City Council on Monday evening adopted a budget and millage rate which will essentially come in at the rollback rate of $1.8492 and raise $19,217,265 in funds for operational purposes. Those dollars do not include enterprise funds, grants and other sources of income.

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  5. Marco Island Police Officer terminated for inappropriate conduct on-dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A police officer for Marco Island Police Department has been terminated after an internal affairs investigation found him guilty of inappropriate conduct while on-duty, according to Marco Island Police Department. The investigation that began on March 29,2018 came to and end with Officer Kevin Hennings being terminated immediately effective on September 18, 2018, for violations of Departmental General Orders stemming from on-duty inappropriate conduct with an adult female.

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  6. Marco Island police officer fired for inappropriate conduct with womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | NBC2 News

    "It's an officer. You [have] to set an example for people, especially when you are protecting the people out here. I want my friends to be safe. I want my family to be safe," Steed said.

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  7. MIPD Officer Fired Following InvestigationRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Coastal Breeze News

    After completing an Internal Affairs Investigation started on 3/29/2018, the Marco Island Police Department has terminated Police Officer Kevin Hennings effective 9/18/18. The Marco Island Police Department investigated former Officer Hennings for violations of Departmental General Orders stemming from on-duty inappropriate conduct with an adult female.

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  8. Professional diver taking a deeper look into red tide impactRead the original story

    Monday Sep 17 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... ue carpet, what's below the blue carpet is the more important part," he said. Bowen plans to dive in Naples and Marco Island next, and he'll revisit the same areas next year to compare changes.

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  9. Guest opinion: Sea-level rise mu...Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 13 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... and threaten the viability of the Everglades marshes. Collier County and three of its municipalities (Naples, Marco Island, and Everglades City), along with local leaders throughout the region, have recently embraced the need for adaptation to ...

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  10. Marco's New Emergency Radio StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Coastal Breeze News

    The City of Marco Island's Emergency Information radio station is on the air! This system was deployed on September 10, 2018, the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Irma making landfall on Marco Island. During Hurricane Irma, citizens lost electrical power, internet, cell phones lost voice and data signals making it difficult to receive emergency information.a The city recognized it needed a mechanism, in addition to Code Red, emails, and text messages to communicate with citizens on a large scale and remotely.a Citizens can receive the broadcast across the entire Island using the radio in their vehicle or with a low-cost battery powered AM radio.

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  11. Lessons Learned From IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Coastal Breeze News

    Whether it was in a coffee shop, at a local restaurant, in the grocery store or at the pharmacy you would inevitably run into a friend or a neighbor and the conversation would eventually turn to a discussion of where you were last year. On Sunday, September 10, 2017 Hurricane Irma roared ashore here on Marco Island and left a reminder to us all as to who was the boss.

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  12. A Scavenger Hunt to RomanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... growth year over year as they serve the extremely fast growing communities in and around East Naples as well as Marco Island, Isles of Capri and Goodland. The launch of their Senior Friendly ER included a redesign of the Emergency Department to ...

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  13. First Florida Integrity Bank Breaks GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Coastal Breeze News

    First Florida Integrity Bank executives, along with representatives from the Marco Island city government and Chamber of Commerce participated in the ground breaking for the new 3,000 square foot single-story building located between Paradise Seafood and Walker's Marine on Bald Eagle Drive. "For years, First Florida Integrity Bank has had a storefront here on the island.

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  14. Rough Season for Sea TurtlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... They have 1 in 1,000 chance of making it to adulthood! To report a dead, injured or disoriented sea turtle on Marco Island Call: 239-289-9736 or 239-290-9687. Mary Nelson finds a live hatchling! Sea turtle hatchlings have 1 in 1,000 chance of making ...

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  15. CMCS to host the 53rd Annual Summerset Regatta Oct. 5-7Read the original story

    Friday Sep 14 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    On Saturday, Oct. 6, sailors from Charlotte Harbour to Marco Island will converge off the coast of Fort Myers Beach to participate in the oldest and longest running regatta in Southwest Florida the Caloosahatch-ee Marching and Chowder Society's 53rd Annual Summerset Regatta. The schedule of events begins with a Captain's Meeting at Bonita Bill's Waterfront Cafe Friday, Oct. 5, at 6:30 p.m., and racing commences with a series of Buoy Races at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 6. The day of racing wraps up with a cocktail party at the Nauti Parrot Dock Bar at 19001 San Carlos Blvd, Fort Myers Beach.

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  16. CJ's on the Bay Celebrates 10 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... it using their initials, and CJ's on the Bay was born. Curt and Jacquie Koon are extremely involved in the Marco Island community, and give their support to a variety of local organizations, such as the Rotary Club, Christmas Island Style, the Marco ...

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  17. Eagle Cam Live at Marco Island Nature PreserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Coastal Breeze News

    Great news to Marco Islanders! The Live Eagle Camera is ON at the Marco Island Nature Preserve and Bird Sanctuary . You can now view the eagle's nest by visiting www.MarcoIslandnaturepreserve.org .

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  18. Tony's Putting TipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... and good distance control. Tony Kelley is a first-year Assistant PGA Professional at The Island Country Club on Marco Island. Tony is a 32-year PGA member, spending the previous 32 years as the Golf Professional at Wyckoff Country Club, in Holyoke, ...

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  19. Island Eyes Home Watch Service Earns AccreditationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... team have come across many obvious examples and situations that made them aware of the need for home watch on Marco Island and in Collier County. The deciding factor was when Hurricane Irma hit last September. After that, they launched their new ...

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  20. Stuck in a RutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... out, while being a good social routine, can be bad for your game! As I have now ventured off "The Rock" (aka Marco Island) and into Naples, I am experiencing, as both a coach and player, a wide variety of playing styles, strategies and personalities ...

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