September 17, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Awards program seeks gems in the nonprofit community

Applications are being accepted for the 2016 Diamond Volunteer Awards that honor nonprofit organizations and volunteers for their work in Collier County. More...

Thinking about college? Consider attending College Night 2015

Collier County Public Schools hosts College Night 2015 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, in the gymnasium at Golden Gate High School. More...

Teachers, Parents invited to Early Childhood Education Symposium

Early childhood educators, administrators and parents can register now for the 2015 Early Childhood Education Symposium presented by Collier Child Care Resources from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at Hodges University.  More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Pi Beta Phi alumnae in Naples, Bonita Springs and Marco Island are invited to socialize from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, at Baleen Restaurant at La Playa Beach and Golf Resort in North Naples. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Play by play

Gulfshore Playhouse presents its third annual New Works Festival

NOTHING TRUMPS SUCCESS LIKE, WELL … bigger and better success.  Gulfshore Playhouse’s annual New Works Festival, now in its third year, keeps growing.  More...

FGCU students, pros share stage in ‘Xanadu’

Six Florida Gulf Coast University students will perform alongside professional actors from Naples-based TheatreZone of Florida in the fantasy disco musical “Xanadu” at FGCU Oct. 1-11. More...

Poisoned soil and souls threaten an island in the Gulf of Mexico

FLORIDA WRITERS

This is not just another murder mystery. As a psychological portrait of a woman who has been plunged into despair, it is deeply moving. As an exploration of how the past informs and shapes the present, it is thought provoking. More...

Neapolitans happy to Take A Soldier Fishing

Imagine you’re a young soldier stationed in Afghanistan, running missions every day in pursuit of insurgent leaders, and the one thing that keeps you and your platoon motivated is the promise of a boat trip. More...

Naples woman ranks high in a dog-breed-dog world

ROOTED IN NAPLES

A local dog breeder is receiving major kudos from the American Kennel Club after devoting the last 60 years to grooming Coquina Papillons for competition. More...

What do you really get in Florida’s lowest cost convertible?

BEHIND THE WHEEL

The least expensive convertible in Florida is also the cheapest drop top in the country, but it has more value in the Sunshine State. More...

Photos

From the area’s youngest citizens to public servants and residents of retirement communities, people of all ages throughout Collier County took time on Friday, Sept. 11, to observe the 14th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks.   More...

When working out just doesn’t work out

THE DIVA DIARIES

I’m beginning to wonder if there are just some people who are meant to lounge around the house all day enjoying cheese and chocolate while sipping wine and doing nothing more strenuous than online shopping.  I’m beginning to accept t More...

Business News

Alta’s boom time

Local company answers Obamacare calls

“Season” is almost here again in Southwest Florida and in the rest of the United States: health insurance season, the threemonth enrollment period through the exchanges or Health Insurance Marketplace set up under the Affordable Care Act. More...

Preferred stocks not the miracle equity they might appear to be

MONEY & INVESTING

I absolutely love late night infomercials. More...