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Captiva Plan goes to county

August 19, 2015 The Captiva Community Panel discussed portions of the Lee County Plan and Lee County Land Development Code for Captiva last week before it was submitted to Lee County staff to review. more »»

Counting sea turtle nests, crawls SCCF volunteers’ specialty

August 19, 2015 It’s Aug. 12, and for Marilyn and Philip Klaren, it’s their 23rd wedding anniversar. more »»

Free mammogram offered through F.I.S.H. for uninsured women

August 19, 2015 The Radiology Regional Center’s Mobile Mammo coach will make a stop on Sanibel next week offering a quick, easy and convenient service for women on Sanibel and Captiva Island who are in need of... more »»

Cub Scouts gearing up for another fun-packed year

August 19, 2015 Cub Scouts is gearing up for another fun year of activities and service projects on Sanibel for boys in grades first through fifth grade. more »»

The Sanibel School ready for another school year

August 19, 2015 It’s that time of year again when youngsters put on their backpacks and head to school eager to meet their teachers and see their friends. The Sanibel School will hold an open house Thursday, Aug. more »»

The oceans ‘secret’ grasped Leah Biery’s attention at a young age

August 19, 2015 Leah Biery fell in love with the ocean when she was a young girl traveling from Charlotte, North Carolina to Sanibel for yearly family summer vacations. more »»

Planning Commission moves schedule to meet once a month

August 19, 2015 The Sanibel Planning Commission cut its meeting schedule in half by passing a motion to meet once a month, instead of its usual twice a month agenda. more »»

Parrots make Jerry’s a feathery island destination

August 19, 2015 When visitors or residents of Sanibel are strolling through Jerry’s Supermarket and shops, some fun conversations can be had with the residents of the garden area in the plaza. more »»

Original songs to be featured at first Songs on Sanibel event

August 12, 2015 Although Stephen Plein does not fully understand where the idea of gathering talented songwriters in Southwest Florida together stems, he knew they would all benefit from an event that showcases... more »»

Melanie Moraga promoted to assistant director of Shell Museum

August 12, 2015 While chaperoning her daughter’s field trip, Melanie Moraga was introduced to the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum for the first time, creating a new found passion and desire to learn more... more »»

‘Ding’ summer camp will return next year

August 12, 2015 Two additional weeks will be added to the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge Nature Explorers Summer Day Camp next year due to this years overwhelming success. more »»

‘Ding’ Darling Days set for this October

August 12, 2015 Final touches are taking place for a jam packed week of fun for all ages this October at J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge. “Oct. 21 is (Jay N. more »»

Inaugural fishing tourney pits area high schools against each other

August 5, 2015 Fishing tournaments always create friendly competition among the fishermen who partake in them, with bragging rights and cash prizes being the carrots which are sought after. more »»

Development permit and variance approved by Sanibel Planning Commission

August 5, 2015 The Sanibel Planning Commission approved a development permit application July 28, to construct an accessory swimming pool and deck which is elevated higher than seven feet above predevelopment grad... more »»

Mobile outreach vehicle will make stop at Shell Museum

August 5, 2015 A 53-foot semi trailer will roll into the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum parking lot later this month to provide a hands-on opportunity for kids to learn about water conservation, Florida... more »»

Stroke victor shares his successes at The Community House

August 5, 2015 Despite the constant rainfall Sunday afternoon, more than 25 individuals attended a launch party at the Community House that shared the message “don’t let barriers get in the way,” after suffering... more »»

Divine learns more, so he can share more with Sanibel visitors

August 5, 2015 There isn’t a statue of limitations on learning, as retired teacher Chuck Divine has proven. more »»

Captiva resident in the running of winning $375,000 grant

August 5, 2015 One Captiva resident is anxiously waiting to hear if his team’s challenge of growing a multifaceted industry around one of the largest bivalves in the world will take home the grand prize of a... more »»

CROW set to launch first ever cookbook

July 29, 2015 BY MEGHAN McCOY A unique fundraising effort that includes the public’s participation of an original idea created by one of CROW’s volunteers is in full swing. more »»

‘Ding’ Darling Amateur Nature Photography Contest under way

July 29, 2015 Ready, set…snap! The “Ding” Darling Days Amateur Nature Photography Contest has bolted out of the starting gates, with the checkered flag being waved Sep. more »»



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