Collier County Newswire (Page 10)

Collier County Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Collier County, FL. (Page 10)

Results 181 - 200 of 5,155 in Collier County, FL

  1. Collier County residents oppose stormwater feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | NBC2 News

    ... were being charged extreme amounts ranging from $192 to $1,000. So she created a petition to boycott the Collier County stormwater fee. Commissioner Bill McDaniel, who has been vocal about opposing the fee, said there is an estimated $120 million ...

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  2. Algae woes have Collier County looking to beef up fertilizer regulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | NBC2 News

    ... when we fertilize it into our oceans," Wanda Knopf with Collier Clean Water said. The City of Naples and Collier County both have ordinances that say you can't fertilize your grass if the ground is saturated, or if there's a storm watch or warning. ...

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  3. Gov. Rick Scott urges lawmakers to release $58 million to school districts for securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | Florida Today

    ... school districts such as Lee County would lose out on more than $2.2 million to pay school guards this year. Collier County, meanwhile, stands to receive $1.1 million; Escambia and St. Lucie counties would get more than $940,000 each, according to ...

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  4. Will Southwest Florida schools do away with Nike apparel?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | NBC2 News

    All public school districts in Southwest Florida including Collier County, Lee County, Charlotte County, Glades County, Hendry County and DeSoto County were asked about whether or not they would be keeping or getting rid of Nike jerseys for their sports teams. Both Lee and Hendry Counties declined to comment on whether or not they will do away with Nike jerseys, while other counties said they would be keeping them.

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  5. 5 things to know for Sept. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | NBC2 News

    All public school districts in Southwest Florida including Collier County, Lee County, Charlotte County, Glades County, Hendry County and DeSoto County were asked about whether or not they would be keeping or getting rid of Nike jerseys for their sports teams. Residents living on canals that haven't seen cleaning want to know why their waterways aren't getting the same treatment.

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  6. 5 New Luckya s Markets Coming Soon to Southwest FloridaRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2018 | Gulfshore Life

    Lucky's first got its toes wet in 2016 with an outpost in Naples on the East Trail . The proof of the soon-to-be sweeping tide has been in seemingly countless "coming soon" signs that have popped up in strip malls across Collier and Lee counties, and a representative for the brand confirmed not one but four new area locations are in the works, plus a fifth in Charlotte County.

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  7. Fire fee struck down in Collier County electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | NBC2 News

    Many important races were decided on Tuesday in Collier County, including school board, county commissioners, and multiple fire assessment fee referendums. The race in North Collier was controversial with a Political Action Committee that put out radio ads and sent letters against the fire fee.

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  8. Fire fees rejected by Collier voters58 mins agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | FOX 4 Now

    Voters in two Collier County fire districts nixed proposals Tuesday that would have had them paying more for fire protection. The Immokalee and North Collier Fire Districts both asked voters to give them more money to replace aging equipment and make other improvements.

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  9. Man threatens to shoot up casino in ImmokaleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | NBC2 News

    ... and prosecute to the fullest extent of the law." We've confirmed that Thomas has now been booked into jail in Collier County 26 times. He is currently still in jail on a $13,000 bond.

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  10. Deputies ID body found by tourist on US-41Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | NBC2 News

    A Canadian tourist found the body of 21-year-old Jorge Bernal-Iznaga on the side of US 41 on August 18, the Collier County Sheriff's Office said.

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  11. Election night sparks controversy of stormwater fee proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Voters re-elected two Collier County Commissioners Tuesday night, but with that sparks the hot button issue right now: the proposed stormwater fee. "We all should have a say with what happens with our tax dollars," said resident Angie Birks.

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  12. Holden secures spot with win in District 19 Democratic PrimaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... all the 113 precincts were tallied, Holden had won in Lee County by 65.21 percent with 18,009 votes, and in Collier County by 76.99 percent and 6,381 votes; Truax received 9,606 and 1,907 votes, respectively. Holden held a watch party at Landsdowne ...

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  13. Collier County adds security to protect votes during electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    After the 2016 election, Collier County Supervisor of Elections, Jennifer Edwards, is taking extra steps to ensure that every vote is counted this year. "Every meeting we've attended, every conference, any kind of special training we've been able to access, we've taken advantage of it," Edwards said.

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  14. Red tide bloom has moved offshore, at least for now Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | The Daily Commercial

    ... Mote Marine Laboratory red-tide scientist. "The signal for the bloom is pretty substantial - from Pinellas to Collier County and possibly extending south into Monroe County. There might be some relief from the effects on the beach, but the bloom ...

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  15. Public Meetings to Explain the One-Cent Sales SurtaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Coastal Breeze News

    On the November 6, 2018 General Election ballot voters will have the opportunity to vote on the County Referendum regarding the proposed Collier County and Municipal Infrastructure One-Cent Sales Surtax. More information about the One-Cent Sales Surtax will be presented at public information meetings held on the following dates at the following locations: Wednesday, September 19 at 6 PM at the UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center, 2686 SR 29 N., Immokalee.

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  16. A New 'Brown Tide' Could Make Florida's Dangerous Red Tide WorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Live Science

    The beaches of southwest Florida are once again graveyards for marine life, thanks to a deadly "red tide" algal bloom floating just beneath the surface of the water offshore. The algae bloom has gone on way longer than usual, since November 2017.

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  17. Collier County receives funding to clean up dead fish from canalsRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2018 | NBC2 News

    For weeks, people living in homes along the canals in Collier County had to deal with the sight and stench of dead fish piling up. "You could almost walk on the number of dead fish that were out there," Fritz said.

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  18. Collier fire fees to be decided on August ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | FOX 4 Now

    People living in two separate Collier County fire districts will decide Tuesday whether controversial taxes, which could have residents, businesses, and even some nonprofits, paying more for fire protection. Leaders with the North Collier Fire and Immokalee Fire Districts say they need to replace aging fire trucks, and make other improvements to keep up with their expanding roles as first responders, such as water rescues and training for active shooter situations.

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  19. Crews work to clear North Naples canals of dead fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Crews worked Monday morning to clean a canal after Collier County received $190,000 to cleanup stinky, disgusting dead fish. "I thought it might be turning for the better, but only seems to be getting worse," said Brian Smith, of Smokin' Hooks.

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  20. Super snake: Burmese and Indian pythons crossbred, invaded South Florida, study suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | USA Today

    ... the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, looks out the window of a plane while monitoring Burmese pythons in Collier County using radio telemetry on Monday, March 27, 2017. Male snakes the team captures are surgically implanted with a radio ...

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