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  1. Public hearings proper next step...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Once again, several of us from Cape Coral, Matlacha, and Greater Pine Island appeared last night before the Cape Coral City Council to oppose removal of the Chiquita Boat Lock. Only two of the current Council Members - Rick Williams and John Carioscia, both of whom own boats - voted for removal of the Lock back in July of 2015.

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  2. Chiquita Lock removal may get legal challengeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 6 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Residents opposed to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection issuing notice that it plans to allow the city of Cape Coral to remove a water control device in the South Spreader canal have received an extension to file an appeal contesting the action. Although the city's legal counsel argued that the eight petitioners lacked standing and has had ample opportunity to express concerns, Chadwick R. Stevens, FDEP deputy general counsel, granted the group an extention until Dec. 14 to file its request for an administrative proceeding.

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  3. Shevlin inducted into Roy Hobbs Baseball Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Mike Shevlin, a Century 21 Sunbelt Realty broker on Pine Island, was inducted into the Roy Hobbs Baseball Hall of Fame Saturday, Nov. 10. Roy Hobbs Baseball is an amateur baseball league for adults of all ages. The organization is named after the fictional character in the book "The Natural," by Bernard Malmud, written in 1952.

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  4. 15th Annual Calusa Blueway Fishing Tourney set for Dec. 8Read the original story

    Friday Nov 30 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    The Calusa Blueway Kayak Fishing Tournament is returning to Matlacha. All proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Candlelighters of Southwest Florida, a charity that benefits childhood cancer research.

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  5. Say - No' to Chiquita Lock remova...Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 20 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Numerous constituent groups and individuals from Cape Coral, Matlacha, and Greater Pine Island have met to address the City of Cape Coral removal of the Chiquita Boat Lock. Constituents announce and will file a Petition for Administrative Hearing with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to prevent removal.

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  6. Chiquita Lock removal protestedRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 20 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    The city of Cape Coral heard arguments Monday from area residents demanding the municipality back away from its plans to remove a water control structure they say protects the environment. One by one, advocates for the Chiquita Lock stepped up to face the Cape Coral City Council during the boards regular meeting Monday at City Hall to state their case why the lock should remain or be replaced.

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  7. Cape Council needs to call a - ti...Read the original story

    Nov 15, 2018 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    You have been quoted in the press as announcing that Cape Coral plans to go forward with the removal of the Chiquita Boat Lock, citing certain scientific reports from the past two years. You are also quoted as saying that the removal will be the topic of a Council hearing and vote by year's end.

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  8. Matlacha Civic Association lawsu...Read the original story

    Oct 31, 2018 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Last Wednesday morning, the Second District Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in the case of Matlacha Civic Association Inc. vs. the city of Cape Coral. The lawsuit challenges the annexation of property on Matlacha by the city of Cape Coral.

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  9. Ground broken for new Matlacha fire stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Approximately 100 people gathered under sunny skies Friday for the official groundbreaking ceremony for Matlacha/Pine Island Fire Control District station #4. "I really appreciate everyone being here today," Chief Ben Mickuleit said.

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  10. Calusa Blueway Kayak Fishing Tourney Dec. 8Read the original story

    Oct 17, 2018 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Gulf Coast Kayak's 15th Annual Calusa Blueway Kayak Fishing Tournament will be held Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Olde Fish House Marina, 4530 Pine Island Road, Matlacha. Using only the catch, photo and release method to score fish, it is hoped that this tournament will become the premier paddlesport fishing tournament here in Southwest Florida and is expected to draw upwards of 80-plus anglers to local communities and waterways along the Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail.

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  11. Oral arguments today in MCA lawsuit against Cape CoralRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2018 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    The Court of Appeals has scheduled oral argument in Matlacha Civic Association's Lawsuit against Cape Coral for today, Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 9:30 a.m., before Judge Morris Silberman, Judge Patricia J. Kelly and Judge Daniel H. Sleet. Oral argument will occur at the Second District Court of Appeal, Tampa Branch Headquarters, in the courtroom of the Stetson University College Of Law, Tampa Campus, First Floor, 1700 North Tampa St., Tampa.

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  12. Groundbreaking Friday for new Matlacha fire stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    This Friday, Oct. 19, at 9 a.m., a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Matlacha fire station will be held "We're very excited to announce this groundbreaking ceremony," Fire Chief Ben Mickuleit said. "This has been a long time coming and it will mean a lot to the people we serve."

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  13. Frank Charles DeakRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2018 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Frank Charles Deak, 98, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 27th, 2018 at his home in Matlacha, FL, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on August 20, 1920, in Kenosha WI to Frank and Katherine Deak and was preceded in death by his loving wife of 55 years, Margaret Jane Deak , son Frank Charles Deak III, brothers Joseph and Henry Deak, and sister Margaret Frederick.

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  14. Save Our Water protest Saturday on Matlacha BridgeRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2018 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Residents of Pine Island, Matlacha, Cape Coral and neighboring communities will join together again for the Save Our Water protest on Matlacha Bridge on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 11 a.m. to noon.

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  15. A - pint-for-a pint'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    This Thursday, Sept. 6, the Blue Dog Restaurant and Barnhill Mar-ket are co-hosting a blood drive from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. During the summer months, blood donations drop but the demand remains the same.

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  16. Court of Appeals sets oral argument in lawsuit over Matlacha annexationRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2018 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    The annexation lawsuit filed by the Matlacha Civic Association against the city of Cape Coral took a step forward last week when the Court of Appeals scheduled a hearing for Oct. 17, 2018. "Oral argument was requested by the judges," petitioner Michael Hannon said last week.

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  17. Corps presents Lake O water storage projectRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2018 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Even though the Everglades is south of Lake Okeechobee, part of the restoration effort is occurring north of the lake, too. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking public comment on a project north of Lake Okeechobee: the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project.

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  18. Huge crowd turns out for MangoManiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    One of the largest crowds ever for the event filled the German American Social Club grounds Saturday for Pine Island's 22nd annual MangoMania Tropical Fruit Festival. "Even though the temperatures are in the 90s, it seems we have a huge crowd," Greater Pine Island Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jennifer Jennings said.

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  19. Olde Fish House Marina Restaurant on Pine Island featuring - Hippy Salad' musical jam sessionsRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2018 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Thursday afternoons may seem an unlikely time for live music on Pine island, but local favorite Molly Brown thinks otherwise. "Stop in to the Olde Fish House Marina Restaurant and Seafood Market on any Thursday from noon to 3 p.m. and you'll find a plethora of musicians playing together," Brown said.

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  20. Pine Island resident Jessy McLean named to collegiate all-district softball teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Emory University sophomore Jessy McLean of Matlacha has been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District Softball Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. The Academic All-District team presented by Google Cloud recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.

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