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Just say no to toll hike

June 10, 2009 It doesn’t take too much time for news to spread across the island, so when details regarding the Lee County Commissioners’ plan to raise tolls on three local crossings — including the... more »»

Don’t be complacent — be prepared!

June 4, 2009 Hurricane season began on Monday and officials on the national, state and local level are again united as they issue their annual call to action: Be prepared. more »»

City weighs station options

May 13, 2009 At last week’s City Council meeting, one member of the audience suggested that Sanibel’s leaders take a look at installing a new weigh station on the island. more »»

Door-to-door dilemma

May 6, 2009 Whether or not you live on Sanibel full-time or part-time, you’ve heard this scenario before: A person knocks on your door, asking if you need any landscaping work done. more »»

Fund education first

April 29, 2009 Per-student funding numbers have largely escaped the budget ax in Tallahassee this year as both the House and the Senate have passed proposals that leave levels pretty much intact. more »»

It’s not easy going green (but it’s well worth it!)

April 23, 2009 Recently, Blue Dolphin Cottages — a 47-year-old, nine-unit motel on Sanibel’s western end — joined a small but ever growing number of island accommodation that have received the Florida... more »»

A reminder of restrictions

April 16, 2009 A strange thing happened over Sanibel and Captiva on Tuesday afternoon: it rained. At first, partly cloudy skies gave way to a full blanketing of gre. more »»

Future of Fitness Center in jeopardy

April 9, 2009 We received an e-mail this week from Meta Goodwin, longtime owner of the Sanibel Fitness Center on Rabbit Roa. more »»

Season of wildlife warnings

April 1, 2009 It’s the first week in April and a quick glance at the calendar will tell you that Easter is less than a couple of weeks away. more »»

Segway issue returning to council

March 26, 2009 The long-debated issue of allowing Segways to be used on Sanibel’s shared use path system is about to be brought back to City Council once again. more »»

Implement open government reform recommendations

March 18, 2009 Want to check which subjects your child's teacher is qualified to teach? Want to know if your kid's coach has been popped for DUI, domestic violence or a drug... more »»

Congratulations to Golden Apple winners

March 16, 2009 Last week, The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools recognized six teachers for outstanding performance in the classroom. more »»

Reaching the new standard

March 4, 2009 During the past few weeks, a number of city officials have again brought up the notion of making local government meetings — including City Council and Planning Commission sessions —... more »»

Leading by example

February 4, 2009 Times are tough. more »»

Visit our expanded Web site; we invite you to take part

January 28, 2009 If you visited www.captivasanibel.com this morning, you may have done a quick double-take. more »»

Change coming to Sanibel, too?

January 22, 2009 As many Americans tuned in on Tuesday afternoon to watch the inauguration of President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C., things around Sanibel are starting to heat up in the political aren. more »»

Pole-and-troll a manageable plan

January 15, 2009 Coinciding with the ongoing Blind Pass dredging project, Lee County officials have proposed the establishment of a pole-and-troll zone — an area where boaters will not be allowed to run their... more »»

 
 

 

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