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Barnes named deputy chief of police

September 13, 2016 Lisa Barnes, a 24 year veteran of the Cape Coral Police Department, was promoted to the position of Deputy Chief of Police Monday by Chief Dave Newlan. more »»

Honoring influential residents

September 13, 2016 Reacting to recent inquiries seeking to honor influential individuals from the city's past, Mayor Marni Retzer proposed drawing up an ordinance to establish a process for renaming local streets at... more »»

Council to enforce existing civility guidelines

September 13, 2016 After a lengthy discussion of the pros and cons of civility guidelines regarding public comments during City Council meetings, it was decided Monday night to instead enforce the rules already in... more »»

Harriett, M15 rebuilding nest in North Fort Myers

September 13, 2016 It seems a little early for them to be back, but Southwest Florida’s most famous eagles, Harriett and M15 have returned to fix their damaged nest and prepare for another season of laying eggs and... more »»

Great American Chili Cook Off

September 13, 2016 Weather wise, it's expected to be a hot day at the Shell Factory Sunday. And the thing guaranteed to make it hotter will be the chili. more »»

Floridians can grow more fruit than just citrus

September 13, 2016 When people think of growing fruit in Southwest Florida, they automatically think of oranges and grapefruit. more »»

'Building for America’s Bravest' brings program home

September 12, 2016 Three weeks into his deployment to Afghanistan in 2010, a young soldier from Cape Coral named Corey Kent suffered critical injury after he stepped on a concealed improvised explosive device while on... more »»

OOA founder to receive high honor

September 9, 2016 Capt. John “GiddyUp” Bunch has done so much for troubled veterans to help make their lives a little better that it has earned more than the notice of local, state and national media outlets. more »»

North Shore Park water quality advisory lifted

September 9, 2016 The Florida Department of Health in Lee County has removed its advisory about high bacteria levels at North Shore Park. Tests completed Friday for Enterococcus bacteria in water samples taken Sept. more »»

Remembering 9/11: Officials, residents share memories

September 9, 2016 Even without knowledge of what was to come, news of the crash of the first plane into the north tower of the World Trade Center early Tuesday morning, Sept. more »»

District 1 Roadwatch, week of Sept. 11

September 9, 2016 This weekly report for District 1 is prepared by Florida Department of Transportation to inform the public about upcoming road work in Southwest Florida. more »»

Old golf course: Development plans still a work in progress

September 9, 2016 Plans for a residential community on acreage in southeast Cape Coral that once was a golf course have been modified to include fewer homes and more green space. Development plans by D.R. more »»

Tentative tax rate, budget, gets nod

September 9, 2016 The 2017 Cape Coral city budget will be a little higher than last year, but will hit the average Cape Coral taxpayer a little less, city officials sai. more »»

City: Self-funded benefits a success so far

September 9, 2016 The city of Cape Coral’s self-funded insurance plan is going well and is anticipated to save the municipality hundreds of thousands of dollars as opposed to if the city had stayed fully insure. more »»

Sun Splash slides into final weekends with admissions special

September 9, 2016 Attempting to salvage what’s left of a season battered by a destructive fire and severe weather, Sun Splash Family Waterpark is hoping to lure visitors back by offering a special admission price for... more »»

‘Civility’ discussion expected Monday

September 9, 2016 City Council resumes its regular meeting schedule on Monday in Council Chambers at City Hall following a week’s break in observance of Labor Day. more »»

Hillary Clinton accepts painting from local artist

September 9, 2016 Last Wednesday night, local artist Myra Roberts received a phone call from a collector friend telling her that presidential candidate Hillary Clinton officially accepted a portrait of her that she... more »»

Effort continues to establish Zonta Club in Cape

September 6, 2016 An international organization focused on empowering women and girls globally and locally is within reach of setting up its newest charter in Cape Cora. more »»

Advisory issued for North Shore Park

September 6, 2016 Fewer and fewer people are being seen at North Shore Park in North Fort Myers, and not because of the impending rainstorms that hit the area last week. more »»

Cape man pleads guilty to fraud, identity theft charges

September 6, 2016 A Cape Coral man pleaded guilty last week in federal court to fraud and identity theft charges. more »»

 
 

 

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