Fort Myers Beach Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Community members voice opinions on proposed Fort Myers Beach hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    "I want to see us bring life back to the north end of the island," said resident Gayle Crabtree-Pergoli. It's been the talk of the town for months.

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  2. Fort Myers Beach town council to decide fate of proposed resortRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A meeting will be held at 9 a.m. for the community to discuss the project which would sit on both sides of Estero Boulevard. The meeting is open to the public.

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  3. Town council to decide fate of proposed Fort Myers Beach hotel MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    On Monday, the town council will decide the fate of the proposed hotel, which will feature 300 units, along with restaurants, shops and a water park. If the plan passes the town council on Monday, an entire block of Fort Myers Beach would become part of the new resort.

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  4. Spring breaker speaks out after his arrest for a inciting riota on FMBRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A chaotic scene on Fort Myers Beach for spring break started when witnesses say two people began dancing on the hood of a parked police car. Cell phone video shows the two young men jumping on the deputy's squad car.

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  5. Construction project creates driveway concerns for homeowners on Estero Blvd.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Crews are ripping out sidewalks, driveways and digging holes from Lovers Lane to Albatross Street to install water lines as part of the Estero Boulevard Project. "Well, it's kinda inconvenient sometimes.

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  6. Deputies investigating stabbing on Fort Myers BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The person who was stabbed was taken to a local hospital and is currently listed in stable condition.

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  7. Lions Club Shrimp Festival kicks off on Fort Myers BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The 60th Annual Fort Myers Beach Lions Club Shrimp Festival is back to celebrate the wonders of the sea this weekend. The festival will take place from 9 a.m. Saturday to 4 p.m. Sunday at Lynn Memorial Park on 950 Estero Boulevard.

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  8. Parkland survivor encourages tourists to boycott spring break in FloridaRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A Parkland shooting survivor suggested tourists should not choose Florida as a destination for spring break until the state passes gun control legislation. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student David Hogg, 17, has been one of the most outspoken survivors after a school shooting that killed 17 students and faculty on Feb. 14. Hogg's tweet posted on Feb. 24 states, "Let's make a deal DO NOT come to Florida for spring break unless gun legislation is passed.

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  9. Officials search for solutions as traffic heading to Fort Myers Beach buildsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Improving San Carlos Boulevard, from South Estero Boulevard to Summerlin Road could help fix congestion issues, according to the Florida Department of Transportation. There are an estimated 25,000 cars traveling on the stretch of road during peak season.

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  10. Daylight Saving Time bill advances to Florida SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A bill passed by the state House that would put Florida on daylight saving time year-round went before the Senate committee Monday. Earlier this month, the House voted 103-11 to approve HB 1013 to ask Congress to let Florida remain in Daylight Saving Time all year, meaning while the rest of the Eastern United States sets their clocks back in the fall, Florida wouldn't.

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  11. Plans for new Fort Myers Beach resort move to next stepRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Crowds filed in to speak out-and hear from the company that wants to build a new resort on the island. Fort Myers approved the 290-room resort to go forward with construction plans.

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  12. Proposed resort on Fort Myers Beach to face big test TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    February in Fort Myers Beach is one of the busiest times of the year on the island. But right in the middle of the action, one block sits mostly empty.

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  13. New tram on Fort Myers Beach to ease parking problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    But starting Monday, a hop-on and hop-off tram will take beach goers up and down Estero Blvd from Bowditch Point Park to Matanzas Pass Preserve. "People are fighting for parking.

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  14. Homeowners at odds with city for plans to remove dozens of...Read the original story

    Feb 8, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A neighborhood in Fort Myers is reeling over plans to remove trees in order to make room for a road project. It's all part of the Estero Blvd project happening on Fort Myers Beach.

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  15. Officials discuss fate of Big Carlos Pass bridge ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    It is more than half a century old and needs to be repaired or replaced for drivers' safety. But closing the major artery on and off Fort Myers Beach will cause a traffic nightmare.

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  16. Cold weather impacts businesses along Fort Myers BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Offshore Charter captain Chris Kreis says it's too risky to take out the boats due to wave height and wind. "It's mostly wave height we can't go out there when it's 4 to 5 foot seas, people get sick, and it is dangerous as well and we can't be putting people in danger," Kreis said.

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  17. Developer reboots downtown Fort Myers Beach plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The town already sent Naples-based developer TPI back to the drawing board several times over its plans to develop the downtown area. Now, after consulting neighbors and business owners and creating a focus group, TPI is hoping it has a plan that will win approval.

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  18. New trolley service coming to Fort Myers BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    After 10 years in the making, LeeTran has officially announced the opening of its new trolley service, Beach Park & Ride. Starting Dec. 19, Beach Park & Ride will offer beach goers a lift to the beach for 75 cents a ride or $2 a day.

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  19. Construction remains big concern on Fort Myers Beach as season approachesRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Ongoing construction on Fort Myers beach remains the biggest concern for residents and business owners. Not only is this tacking on commute time but merchants say people want to avoid the area and it's taking away from business.

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  20. Winter concert series features Paul Todd and sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    This weekend, you can enjoy a free Christmas concert. It is being put on by the Fort Myers Beach Friends of the Arts.

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