Missing buoys cause concern for boaters and swimmers

Many boaters and swimmers are now concerned for their safety as they say they are missing important markers in the water. Now they’re wondering if anything will be done to replace the buoys on Lowdermilk Beach. Except for a single buoy still on the water, there’s nothing to tell people where the swimming ends and […]

Lightning warning system company encourages people to take shelter when sirens blare

Five people hospitalized in the last two weeks are recovering from lightning strikes in Southwest Florida. Wednesday, the detection system went off, warning people of lightning from a nearby storm. We were near Lowdermilk Beach in Naples when we heard the system working. That’s the problem: Locals who go to the beach daily told us […]

Collier County residents speaking out for their dogs to have access to the beach

There’s a dog fight brewing in Naples over allowing dogs on the beach because pet owners want an off-leash area for them to roam freely. Tuesday, city leaders will discuss a compromise that could allow them at certain times on Lowdermilk Beach. If this moves forward, dog owners will be able to bring their pups […]

City of Naples to hold public meeting on possibility of dog-friendly beach

Our four-legged friends could soon be beach bums if some dog owners get their way. “Where I’m from, they let the dogs on the beach early in the morning and they go back out again late at night so they don’t have a problem with interfering with people enjoying the beach,” said Joe Caruso. He […]