The Pub in North Naples celebrates and honors Queen Elizabeth II

A pub in North Naples is celebrating the life of the Queen by setting up an area for people to come and pay their respects. The Pub in Naples included a setup with pictures, candles, and flowers will be up until the funeral honoring the memory of Queen Elizabeth II. “She really was the most […]

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Naples event applications increasing worrying city leaders

A Southwest Florida city is trying to decide what to do about a growing number of event applications. The city of Naples said it gets more than 300 special events requests for use of public property every year. Of the 300, they include both public and private events, and city leaders worry the requests may […]

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Suspicious package on Mistletoe Court in Marco Island deemed safe

The Marco Island Police Department investigated a suspicious package at a home on Mistletoe Court on Wednesday. Police say the bomb squad checked two packages at a home and determined there was no threat. They say both boxes had footwear that tested negative for biological substances. Marco Island police evacuated nearby homes while they investigated. […]

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Suspect in Golden Gate Estates homicide could walk free after cooperating with deputies

Juan Rodriguez is being released from jail after one person died and another was hurt in a shooting in Golden Gate Estates. Second Degree murder, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, and shooting into a dwelling were the charges that Rodriguez was being held on. However, on Tuesday afternoon a judge said there was no […]

Collier’s planning commission discussing medical marijuana dispensaries

New medical marijuana dispensaries could open near you. Collier County is discussing whether to allow them to operate in the unincorporated areas of the county. It is legal in the State of Florida to have these dispensaries but Collier County has not allowed them. That could change, but it will take a vote from the […]

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Naples pilot program lets you pay for beach parking on your phone

Paying for parking at two Naples beaches is about to get easier. The city has launched a pilot program allowing you to pay for parking using an app on your phone. The technology is not new, but it is new to Naples. The city decided now is the time to let people who visit the […]

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Collier County School Board races are headed to a runoff in November

Collier County School Board races are headed to a runoff in November. Tuesday’s primary settled nothing, no one won one of the three seats up for grabs on the Collier County School Board. There are six candidates running for the positions, but only three seats are available. So the two highest getters in each race […]

Florida launches SunPass Savings program for frequent commuters

Florida is launching a new toll discount program for people who use SunPass at state DOT tolls. The program called SunPass Savings is for people who use Florida’s Turnpike System and toll facilities owned by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). In Southwest Florida, only Alligator Alley is included in the program. “These are our […]

2 Collier County organizations work to help vulnerable people find housing

As rent prices skyrocket, two organizations are helping some of the most vulnerable people in our community find a home. The Hunger and Homeless Coalition of Collier County said in the first quarter of this year, there were 65 seniors without a home, and that number is growing. “We’ve had maybe 10 to 12 a […]


Bayfront community loses entertainment permit

A small community by the water is losing its ability to have live music because the city of Naples said they violated their entertainment permit.  Last year, the city said they had live entertainment on a Wednesday, they’re only allowed to have it Thursday through Sunday. The people WINK News met with are not happy […]