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Storms wash beached boat and debris onto North Naples beach

There was quite a bit of debris left behind on North Naples beach after powerful storms passed through recently. Heavy rain and wind washed a beached boat farther up onshore and scattered its debris across the beach, right in the path of people enjoying the sand. Beachgoers are concerned that the boat is a hazard […]

Mosquito control district sprays to keep pests from becoming issue near the coast

Helicopters will be buzzing above some people’s neighborhoods in Southwest Florida to fight off mosquitoes this week. Collier Mosquito Control District was out spraying Tuesday over the Naples Airport and some coastal areas near Wiggins Pass and Pelican Bay. “It got our attention,” said Linda Vicsik in Naples Park. “They went by three or four […]

Ohio man arrested for leaving scene of deadly boat crash near Vanderbilt Beach

Thursday, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission arrested James Allen, 75, of Ohio after they say he left the scene of a boat crash that killed 57-year-old Onofrio Sozio, who was swimming near Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park and north of Vanderbilt Beach in North Naples. According to the arrest report, investigators believe Allen and his […]