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School Board: Four-way battle in District 4

August 7, 2014 Only two will advance beyond the primary in the Lee County School Board District 4 race. Incumbent Don H. Armstrong is seeking to retain his seat against three opponents in the Aug. more »»

School Board, District 5: LaRiviere, Ronco, face off in everyone-votes race

August 7, 2014 Two candidates will face off this month for the District 5 seat on the Lee County School Board. Pam LaRiviere and Carla Ronco will go up against each other in the Aug. 26 primary election. more »»

Fire assessment remains budget wildcard

August 7, 2014 The city council will soon have to decide whether to send tax bills to residents, even as the controversial fire service assessment continues to hang in the court. more »»

In memory: Fundraiser a ‘celebration’ of life

August 7, 2014 An event is planned Sunday in Cape Coral for a man who recently passed away from cancer. The Come Celebrate The Life of Sammy Garcia benefit will take place from 1 to 7 p.m. at the Dixie Roadhouse. more »»

Mayor adds another title to her resume

August 7, 2014 Cape Coral Mayor Marni Sawicki has just found herself a new part time job, and she said it won’t interfere with her mayoral duties. more »»

Dual-benefit seeks sponsorships for banners and tees

August 7, 2014 As the benefits near, volunteers from all over have been doing their part to make sure the Rockin’ Robin and Rockin’ for Robin fund-raisers are the best possible. more »»

Yazgars Farm to perform at 45th Woodstock fest

August 7, 2014 Yazgars Farm, the local rock band bringing Woodstock to the Southwest Florida area for 25 years, is now taking it all to back Woodstock for the 45th celebration of the festival of peace and love Au. more »»

Cape to consider formal support for C-43 Basin Storage Reservoir

August 7, 2014 Cape Coral City Council will vote on one new ordinance and two resolutions at Next Monday’s regular meeting at 4:30 p.. more »»

Council budget workshop Thursday

August 6, 2014 City Council will sit down with the city's department heads Thursday for a public workshop on the 2015 budget. The workshop will be in Council Chambers at City Hall from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. more »»

Health department: Dangers of bacteria in local waters exaggerated

August 6, 2014 A naturally occurring bacteria in warm saltwater and brackish water environments is causing a scare to some beach goers across Southwest Florida. more »»

Cape mayor hired to lead Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association

August 6, 2014 The Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association announced Wednesday it has hired Marni Sawicki, Cape Coral's mayor, as its new executive director. more »»

‘Not to exceed’ budget recovery rate OK’d

August 6, 2014 Citing the interdependency between the millage rate and the Fire Services Assessment, City Manager John Szerlag proposed and City Council approved Monday night the “not to exceed” rate at 64 percent... more »»

Cycling for a cause

August 6, 2014 Michael Fahey started cycling years ago as a way to get himself back in shape. Today, he uses it to make people aware of breast cancer; the disease that killed his wife nearly 20 years ago. more »»

Teen charged in murder being held in county jail

August 6, 2014 A Cape Coral teen remained in jail Tuesday, accused of stabbing to death a local homeless man. Yoel Munoz, 13, of 502 N.E. more »»

Lunger to lead charter schools on interim basis

August 6, 2014 The ink on the resignation letter of the former charter schools superintendent was barely dry before the charter school board decided on her successor. It’s just that her term may only last 30 days. more »»

Circus, crafts fair to come to Lee Civic Center

August 6, 2014 Here’s something that should take some of the Back-to-School blahs away from the kids — a circus at the Lee Civic Center. The event leads off a busy week at the facility. The Loomis Bros. more »»

Registration continues for Holloway Big Fin Shark Tournament

August 6, 2014 The 5th annual Pine Island Big Fin Shark Tournament, organized by the Bobby Holloway Memorial Fund, will take place Saturday, Aug. 9. more »»

‘Can chasers’ invade Posse Arena for jackpot race

August 6, 2014 Every first Friday of the month is something of a happening at the Lee County Sheriff’s Posse Arena as dozens of barrel racers of all ages converge to try to win some cash. more »»

County removes deserted boats from area waters

August 6, 2014 County officials and a contractor company have removed and demolished an abandoned vessel that has been in clear sight for anyone traveling to Fort Myers Beach for more than eight month. more »»

Conceptual plan for Pine Island Preserve at Matlacha Pass discussed

August 6, 2014 About 2 1/2 miles south of the 4-way intersection on Pine Island, directly across from Flamingo Bay, is the Pine Island Preserve at Matlacha Pas. more »»

 
 

 

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