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Bonita Springs EMS deal is doomed by details
Lee County and the Bonita Springs Fire District have called off an agreement to have the district provide ambulance services to the Bonita Springs.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Local couple's tradition helps put presents under the tree
Southwest Florida has a Mr. and Mrs. Clause. An elderly couple from Fort Myers Beach started an organization more than 10 years ago, The Spirit of Christmas, to bring a festive Christmas morning to hundreds of Southwest Florida families.
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Good Question: Why are gas prices in fractions?
For example, a gallon of regular unleaded isn't just $3.43. It's priced as $3.43 and 9/10th of a cent.
Lee County Commissioners final meeting takes place today
The Lee County Board of County Commissioners will meet today for their final meeting of the year at 9:30 a.m. Commissioners are expected approve housekeeping items, such as interlocal agreements between the cities for animal control services and a master plan agreement between the Town of Fort Myers Beach and the county for future improvements of ... (more)
Southwest Florida weather boosting envy from the North
Jack Frost isn't nipping on anyone's nose, but cool, clear conditions will persist here all week.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
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Fort Myers man charged with indecent exposure
A 76-year-old man was arrested for allegedly masturbating outside of a Fort Myers Beach grocery store in plain sight of passersbys Friday afternoon.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Government Notebook: Lee County 2012 election among the worst run
We aren't very good at elections, according to the Center for American Progress Action Fund.
Fort Myers Beach resident is raising a stink
Patrons of the Bay Oak Recreational Center on Fort Myers Beach want a stinky situation solved.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Mound Key may be annexed by Fort Myers Beach
Mound Key Archaeological State Park may soon become part of the town of Fort Myers Beach.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Fort Myers Beach is young and fun
The sidewalk sizzles with excitement as throngs of people bounce around between tiki bars, ice cream bars, pizza joints, and tropical restaurants.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Ring in 2014 in Fort Myers
If you want to celebrate the new year, you can always sit home and watch the ball drop on live television feed from New York City.
'Parallel Park' celebrates third anniversary in Fort Myers' River District
In most places, utilitarian concrete parking garages blight rather than enhance urban environments, but Parallel Park has transformed the 5-story Lee County Justice Center Parking Garage into a work of fine art that has first time visitors asking "Is this the fine art museum?" Today is the third anniversary of the 30,000-square-foot public art ... (more)
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Government Notebook: New Cape Coral mayor goes to Harvard
Sawicki was invited to the Seminar on Transition and Leadership for Newly-Elected Mayors, a non-partisan program for incoming mayors of large U.S. cities.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Pearl Harbor survivor to lead Fort Myers Beach boat parade
History and honor will merge with holiday tradition today as the Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade, which falls on Pearl Harbor Day this year, honors a veteran of the attack.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Film program Inspired Minds gives Manatee County students the chance to be movie stars
The red carpet walks begin at 9 a.m. Saturday for the debut of "Safe," a short film made by Manatee County students in the summer program Inspired Minds.
Editorial: Elevated pools making waves
It concerns elevated pools -- massive structures angering some residents who say they block their views of the water.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Island sculptor wins big in Florida
Abe Waterman works on a sand sculpture in Fort Myers, Florida in this photo from the Facebook page of the While Islanders curse the surprise nature of Wednesday's winter storm, Island sculptor Abe Waterman is basking in the warmth of a major win.
See which Lee County roads are targeted today for traffic enforcement
Live: Traffic information Today, the Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit will target at least one of the following three locations for enforcement: 1. San Carlos Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach 2. Santa Barbara Boulevard, Cape Coral 3. Three Oaks Parkway, Fort Myers / Estero On Friday, deputies issued 65 citations and 141 warnings.
Chefs donate time, talents to charitable events
The rush of cooking for hundreds in the span of a few hours or devising imaginative pairings of food is all part of giving back for chefs.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Fort Myers Beach pool discussion on hold for now
Leaders on Fort Myers Beach held a public hearing Monday morning to figure out a solution for what's been a contentious issue -- elevated pools.