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  1. Real Estate BriefsRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2018 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Local home builder, Frey & Son Homes recently announced that a new home in Bonita Springs is available for occupancy. For the past 46 years, Frey & Son Homes has been building homes in Cape Coral, Marco Island and across Southwest Florida.

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  2. New Council reaffirms LCEC franchise agreement profferRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Cape Coral's newly voter reconfigured city council has reaffirmed a decision made by the previous board, agreeing Monday to bring a proposed franchise agreement directly to LCEC's elected board of directors. Council unanimously instructed City Manager John Szerlag and two representatives from the Council For Progress, a business group working with both sides, to present the draft franchise agreement and related memorandum of understanding to the electric co-op's board.

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  3. Updated: City staff asks to brin...Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    In response to a "final offer" franchise agreement submitted by the city's electric utility provider, Cape Coral's administrative staff will request authorization Monday to bring a counter proposal directly to LCEC's elected board of directors. City staff will ask the Cape Coral City Council to allow City Manager John Szerlag to present the proposal also supported by the Council for Progress, a business advocacy organization, to the electric co-op's Board of Trustees and executive director for review.

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  4. City staff asks to bring franchise proposal to LCEC elected boardRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    In response to a "final offer" franchise agreement submitted by the city's electric utility provider, Cape Coral's administrative staff will request authorization Monday to bring a counter proposal directly to LCEC's elected board of directors. City staff will ask the Cape Coral City Council to allow City Manager John Szerlag to present the proposal also supported by the Council for Progress to the electric co-op's Board of Trustees and executive director for review.

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  5. Parish Recovery Assistant Centers help Irma survivorsRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    The Catholic Diocese of Venice in Florida has coordinated with Disaster Services of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul-USA to set up five Parish Recovery Assistance Centers , in Naples, Marco Island, Fort Myers, Bonita Springs and Sebring. The P-RACs are an all-inclusive community-based approach to helping families immediately after a disaster hits.

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  6. Power in NFM, Cape Coral, Pine Island, Sanibel/Captiva, and Marco Island 'essentially restored'Read the original story

    Sep 20, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Power in North Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Pine Island, Sanibel/Captiva, and Marco Island has been essentially restored, LCEC officials said Wednesday. "Around-the-clock restoration will continue until everyone's power has been restored," a release from the electric co-op issued Wednesday morning states.

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  7. LCEC update: power stored to 82 percent of customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    LCEC crews and out-of-state workers continued with restoration of critical infrastructure and much of the more difficult areas to restore in all parts of the five-county LCEC service territory through Sunday. "The work in the hard-hit areas of Lehigh Acres to fix the main circuit feeders so that trucks can begin to work in the neighborhoods has been ongoing and in many parts requires rebuilding and not just repairing," a release from the co-op states.

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  8. Power resorted to all but 19 percent homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Although no customers in storm-ravaged Everglades City and surrounding areas have been restored yet, progress was made in rebuilding a large section of the critical infrastructure that feeds power to businesses and residents there. "Nearly half of the customers in the hard-hit area of Lehigh Acres have been restored and there is much more work that needs to be completed before the main circuit feeders for neighborhoods can bring power to residents," the release said.

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  9. Guest opinion: - Cape Coral Stron...Read the original story

    Sep 9, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 will be a date I will never forget. Checking into our Emergency Operations Center at 5 p.m., I had a knot in the pit of my stomach I just couldn't shake.

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  10. Post-Irma: Neighbor helping neighborRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    While private damage was mostly limited to an overwhelming number of fallen trees, branches and signs, some of our neighbors did lose screen panels as well incur harm to roofs, fences and the like. More than 43,800 Cape Coral residents and businesses were among the 217,800 left without power in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

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  11. LCEC: Power restored to 72 percent of customersRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Update: As of 6 a.m. Friday, LCEC has restored power to nearly 75 percent of its 214,848 customers across Southwest Florida. Restoration efforts continue throughout the LCEC five-county service territory.

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  12. LCEC update: 160,000-plus still without powerRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Once those lines are repaired we can begin to get power into neighborhoods. Areas with the most damage will take longer to repair.

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  13. 20,000 without powerRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    LCEC reports that approximately 20,000 customers are now without power as of 11:20 a.m. Those affected are primarily on Marco Island and Sanibel.

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  14. Change your latitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Have you ever dreamed of just leaving your life behind for a weekend? We all think about it, daydreaming can conjure up some fabulous getaways. Key West is that iconic island we all want to visit to re-invent ourselves and throw our cares to the balmy breezes.

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  15. Oasis writes a new chapterRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Players graduate and others climb the depth charts. New coaches get hired and old ones move on, leaving a consistent period of transition in their wake.

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  16. Alliance for the Arts, Southwest Florida International Airport present By the Sea exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Thanks to a 12-year partnership between the Alliance for the Arts and Lee County Port Authority, millions of travels get to see works by area artists each year as they arrive and depart Southwest Florida International Airport. The current Art In Flight: By the Sea exhibit features 10 Florida photographers.

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  17. Do not disturbRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Fort Myers Beach is home to one of the two largest shorebird nesting colonies in the entire state of Florida. Snowy plovers, Wilson's plovers, least terns and black skimmers are all threatened in Florida, but choose the island's Critical Wildlife Area, Little Estero Island and Carlos Point Beach as their nursery.

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  18. Cape woman, 101, gets free hearing aidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Donald Kleindl believes those who are lucky enough to live to 100 are usually the ones most overlooked in regards to their hearing. So, when Marie Jefferis, who is 101 and hard of hearing, needed new hearing aids, Kleindl, an audioprostologist at Life Hearing and Tinitis Health Center at 923 Del Prado Blvd., made sure she got them free of charge.

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  19. Free skin cancer screeningsRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2017 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    The American Academy of Dermatology reports that one in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetime. Skin cancers are easily treated if diagnosed early.

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