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  1. Flotilla 95 Swears In New Bridge for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Coastal Breeze News

    In a time-honored tradition, the US Coast Guard Auxiliary conducted the 48th annual Change of Watch. On Jan. 11, Flotilla 95 Marco Island swore in Keith Wohltman as flotilla commander and Tom Dines as vice flotilla commander.

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  2. Calusa Garden Club Holds MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Coastal Breeze News

    Marco Island's Calusa Garden Club held their first meeting of the year on Jan. 12. Prior to the meeting a workshop about air plants was presented by Connie Lowery. During the meeting, it was announced that president Dale DeFeo had won two state awards: "The Mentoring Award" and a petite floral design award, which will be featured in the 2016 calendar.

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  3. The Man Who Put Man on the MoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... is a familiar figure around Marco, especially on the beach, where he is in his fourth decade working at the Marco Island Marriott as a captain, taking guests on sailing and shelling tours in the Gulf and the 10,000 Islands. Williams also is an ...

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  4. Bringing History to Life at MIHMRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Coastal Breeze News

    The re-enactors, pictured in the back row are Doreen Hertel as Bertha Potter Palmer, the Belle of Sarasota and Cattle Queen; Don Mills as Bion Barnett, early Florida banker; Ed Mirocco as Dr. Louis Olds, Homeopathic doctor and early Marco Island resident; Kathy Mirocco as Dr. Mary's Olds; Lee Lindbergh as Baron Gift Collier; and Betsy Perdichizzi as Tommie Barfield, the Queen of Marco Island. Pictured in the front row are Mary Lou Jankowski as Mrs. Maggie Collier, the wife of Captain Bill Collier; Evelyn Case as Nurse Hazel Pettit Griffin; and Marion Nicolay as Deaconess Harriett Bedell, the Missionary to the Everglades.

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  5. Cutting the Ribbon on Xcel FitnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Coastal Breeze News

    It's a case of so far, so good for Xcel Fitness Spa, Marco Island's newest, large-scale exercise center. Located in a 6,300-square-foot space in the Shops of Marco, off San Marco Road, Xcel has attracted a loyal following since opening last Feburary, said the business' owner, Eddy Hoyo.

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  6. Density Credit Ratio Transfers - The debate continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Coastal Breeze News

    Marco Island Planning Board's first meeting of 2015 focused on some lingering issues and addressed new business like allowing artificial turf and a temporary use permit for Rose Marina. Dr. Marty Roddy took over as chairman following the resignation of Monte Lazarus.

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  7. Marco Island Yacht Club to Install New 2015 Bridge OfficersRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Coastal Breeze News

    On Saturday, Jan. 24, the Marco Island Yacht Club will hold its gala annual event, the Change of Watch and Commodore's Ball. New officers will be installed at the formal and festive event, which will be held in the Harbor Dining Room, overlooking the yacht basin, the Marco River and the Jolley Bridge spanning the river.

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  8. TBE Profile: Dana VogelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Coastal Breeze News

    For Dana Vogel, coming to Marco Island was like going back to her childhood stomping grounds of Bethany Beach, DE. "I have family that live on Marco Island," she says.

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  9. Southwest Florida Photography, DJ, Video, Photo Booth Company Awarded 2015 Couples' Choice WinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | PR Log

    ... individuals that have a passion for making every event fun. Complete of SWFL serves the communities of Naples, Marco Island, Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Port Charlotte, Sarasota, Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Lakeland, ...

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  10. Design, Use of Mackle Park Community Center DiscussedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Coastal Breeze News

    It was supposed to be a discussion about the size and design of the proposed new Mackle Park Community Center. As happens often times when the subject of Mackle Park comes up, though, the joint workshop between the Marco Island City Council and its Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee - held Tuesday, Jan. 20 - quickly devolved into a discussion about projected programming numbers, competition with private community and business organizations, and whether or not the sole focus of this project should even be Mackle Park.

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  11. Sold! for $7.5 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... a property of this stature, but to sell it as well, as there have only been four homes over $7 million sold on Marco Island," says Rogers, a luxury real es-tate specialist with Premier Sotheby's International Realty. She adds that the sale was ...

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  12. The Persistent OspreysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... crane parked in a local canal. Neighbors reported this event to ever helpful and knowledgeable Nancy Richie, Marco Island's city environmental specialist, who contacted the owner of the crane, Duane Thomas Marine Construction LLC, and Jo Barnhart of ...

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  13. Lunch with the Chief'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Coastal Breeze News

    The new president of the Marco Island Police Foundation, Curt Koon, along with incoming board members, were sworn in Tuesday, Jan. 20, by Marco Island City Council Chairman Larry Sacher at the foundation's first luncheon of the year at Hideaway Beach. Koon and his wife, Jackie, are eight-year residents of Marco Island and owners of CJ's on the Bay at the Esplanade.

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  14. MICMS Girls Soccer Wins GCAC ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Coastal Breeze News

    Thanks to word-of-mouth community support and the Optimist Club of Marco Island's recreational league, a crowd of about 200 spectators gathered at Winterberry Park to watch the Marco Island Charter Middle School Girls Soccer Team win the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Championship game against Evangelical Christian School of Fort Meyers. Led by a strong backbone of eighth graders and second-year Head Coach Patrick Baldwin, the Eagles won handily 6-1 and brought the first conference championship in any sport back to MICMS since 2009.

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  15. Anti-abortion protestors turn out on MarcoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The News-Press

    ... state law that banned abortions except to save the life of the mother. 'We're here to march for pro-life,' said Marco Island protestor Jose Granda, 'and to remind everybody that a lot of people are being killed every day by abortion. 'We don't agree ...

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  16. Letter from Dean Gaffney: Vacant lot assessments wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The News-Press

    I am writing to you regarding two subjects I have been following closely on the Marco Island website and on the internet. I am a property owner in Unit 5 of your beautiful community.

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  17. Naples police activity reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | NBC2 News

    ... ana/Possession of Narcotic Paraphernalia; 200 block/11th Avenue South. Kari Anna Ridge, 19, of 610 Lewis Court, Marco Island was issued a Notice to Appear at misdemeanor arraignments after contraband was located during a traffic stop.

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  18. Rose Marina's $15 million modernization set to startRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The News-Press

    It has been just one year since the management at Rose Marco River Marina began its long journey on an estimated $15 million project to modern their facilities on Bald Eagle Drive. Multiple meetings and public hearings before city advisory boards and the final approval from Marco Island City Council are now behind them - and the work is about to begin.

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  19. Marco Island City Council questions need for new 16K-square-foot community centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The News-Press

    Earlier in the day on Tuesday, the Marco Island City Council met in joint session with the members of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee to review moving forward on the new Mackle Park Community Center - or at least that was what the committee thought they were there for. The enthusiasm, hard work and dedication to their task quickly crashed head on into the reality of a council that has a number of members reluctant now to move forward after a majority of islanders had voted in favor of the new 16,000-square-foot building.

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  20. Catch of the Week: Jan. 22, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Naples Daily News

    Lukas Rechtin caught this catfish off the Key Marco pier on a very cool afternoon using frozen shrimp for bait. Captain Scott Barham caught and released this 29-inch redfish in Cape Romano near Marco Island and Goodland using artificial bait.

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