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  1. Marco police spread cheerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The News-Press

    Santa, aka Marco police officer Bob Sims, hands out a candy cane to Carrie Black as Sgt. Hector Diaz looks on.

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  2. Gladish family home wins 1st place in Christmas decorating contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Press

    Dave Rice presents the first-place home-decorating award to Amanda and Kevin Gladish, Kayden and Kinley, as Tucker the dog looks on. Behind, committee members.

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  3. Marco Island Academy, Lely High receive 'A' gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The News-Press

    The Florida Department of Education announced that the island's charter high school as well as Lely High School earned the coveted 'A' rating for its academic performance over the 2013-14 school year. Each year, the department gives its public schools an A, B, C, D or F grade based on each school's performance on the FCAT.

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  4. Marco police spread cheerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The News-Press

    Santa, aka Marco police officer Bob Sims, hands out a candy cane to Carrie Black as Sgt. Hector Diaz looks on.

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  5. Things to do: Movie in the park Friday - 'Elf'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The News-Press

    Mindful Meditation in the Thich Nhat Hanh tradition meets Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. in the small chapel at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 1101 N. Collier Blvd. Call 272-1349. Movie in the park , 'Elf,' Friday, Dec. 19, begins 15 minutes after sunset, 5:40 p.m., at Veterans Community Park, sponsored by Christmas Island Style.

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  6. Christmas home- and business-decorating contest winners namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The News-Press

    The Marco Island House and Business Decorating Contest preliminary judging took place earlier this week, with judging teams traveling every street on the island to view more than 1,600 properties displaying Christmas decor. The contest, originated by Dave Rice in 1997, has been a family tradition.

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  7. Marco Island Academy boys team shoots Seacrest out of gymRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The News-Press

    Preston Reese jockeys for position against his taller opponent during Marco Island Academy's 78-61 win Tuesday night. / Scott H. Shook/Sun Times Seacrest, an improved team seen as the most likely challenger to unseat the district-champion academy team, brought its best game to the Rays' gym Tuesday night.

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  8. Straight Talk: Quality-of-life standard high on Marco IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The News-Press

    When folks look at a community to invest and live in there are many factors they consider. Some look at schools, others at climate, proximity to transportation, recreational activities and yes, health care.

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  9. Blade runners, hi-tech styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The News-Press

    Up next on the Christmas Island Style calendar: * Movie at the Tree 6 p.m. Friday; * Holiday Cruise aboard the Marco Island Princess 6 p.m. Saturday, * Awards ceremony Jan. 12, 6:30 p.m. at the Marco Island Historical Museum. Indeed, they may not have been able to kick up ice shavings on tight turns or stops, but about 400 youngsters and some adults sure enjoyed virtual skating Sunday in the sunshine at Veterans Community Park.

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  10. Academy fights good fight against big school foeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The News-Press

    Marco Rays leading scorer Cole Stretton finishes strong at the rim during the academy's 70-50 loss to Palmetto Ridge. Stratton scored 21 points.

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  11. Preliminary Christmas home-decorating judging starts tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The News-Press

    In 1997, Dave Rice, then the overall Christmas Island Style chairman, requested Lee County Electric Company's support of a new event on Marco Island -- a contest to honor the top Christmas-decorated homes. 'It is our pleasure to continue financial support of this wonderful annual community event,' said Trish Dorn of LCEC.

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  12. Things to do: 'Yuletide Shakespeare' coming up at Marco Players TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The News-Press

    Playing Romeo and Juliet in 'Yuletide Shakespeare' are Jessica Lang and Dylan Rogers. 'Yuletide Shakespeare' is on stage Saturday, Dec. 20, at The Marco Players Theater in the Marco Town Center Mall, 1089 N. Collier Blvd., No.

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  13. Cancer Society makes plans for gala Imagination Ball benefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The News-Press

    To learn more about the Imagination Ball, sponsorships, patron tables or tickets please visit www.acsimaginationball.com , or contact Sue Olszak at the American Cancer Society at 642-8800, ext. 3890, or by email at Sue.Olszak@cancer.org .

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  14. Capri's annual Christmas boat parade not just another paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The News-Press

    Best Christmas Light Display : Miss Avellino, captained by Jack Avedisian; Catching Christmas : Missraece, captained by RJ Cady; Best Christmas Spirit : Team Spriggy, captained by Steve Spriggs; Best Christmas Party : What's Left, captained by Mike Kochis; Most Creative : Capri Coconuts, captained by Brian Sweeney. Honorable mention was awarded the remaining boats: Reel Charters, captained by Dale Reynoso; Eva, captained by Mark Hawker; Monica, captained by Donald Shea; Laguna, captained by Matt Crowder; Norm Buckman, captained by Norm Buckman; Shoel, captained by Joel Fitzjarrald; Solar, captained by Henry Fletcher.

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  15. Temporary ice rink to host fun Sunday in Vets ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The News-Press

    Two years ago, the group brought snow to the island, and for many it was the first time they'd had the opportunity to make a snowball or play on the mountains of the cold white stuff. The rink will be erected on Sunday morning Dec. 14, courtesy of the Marco Island Sport Fishing Club and other volunteers under the direction of Ed Adams, a member of the club and Christmas Island Style board member.

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  16. New book to help usher in island's 50th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The News-Press

    'Marco Island, Florida's Gulf Playground' can be purchased at the following Marco Island locations: Sunshine Booksellers; Marco Island Historical Museum; Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce; Over The Reef, Town Center; Rose Marina gift shop; Barry Howe Photography booth at Farmers Market, and at Marriott, Hilton and Marco Beach Ocean Resort gift shops. Also go to www.marcoislandbook.com .

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  17. Annual Marco boat parade charms hordes along winding routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The News-Press

    Best in parade : Thunderbird, Capt. Otis Tavlin and Nancy Anderson, 40-foot sail; Best holiday spirit : Capio, Capt.

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  18. Christmas decorating contest gets underway next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The News-Press

    The Christmas House and Business Decorating Committee met recently to finalize preparations for the 18th annual Christmas House and Business Decorating Contest. Committee members noted enthusiasm is building among Marco Island residents as early decorations already are being installed.

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  19. Norwegian physician with Marco ties translates inspirational book into EnglishRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The News-Press

    Jan Vincents Johannessen recently translated his Norwegian book 'The Art of Life' into English. Johannessen is a part-time resident of Marco Island.

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  20. Planning Board's property rental ordinance heads to Marco city councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The News-Press

    The city of Marco Island's Planning Board held its first and only reading of the new property-rental ordinance and labored more than four hours in its discussions. After staff review, the proposal will be on its way to the Marco Island City Council for public hearings, which have not been set.

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