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Fish, sea grass kill, inundates Fort Myers Beach

July 31, 2018 Victims of the water quality state of emergency are washing up on Fort Myers Beach’s shores daily. The beach is being inundated with sea grasses, dead fish and drift algae. more »»

Cape Council sets not-to-exceed property tax rate at current level

July 31, 2018 Cape Coral capped its property tax rate at its current level Monday. The Cape Coral City Council approved a tentative not-to-exceed millage rate of 6.75, the same as last year. more »»

Area officials advocate for Southwest Florida in D.C.

July 31, 2018 A conversation in the Capitol focused on Florida last week. The South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force is a 14-member committee established in 1996 with the Water Resources Development Act. more »»

‘Dark days:’ Red tide results in massive fish kill

July 30, 2018 Dead fish by the thousands are washing up on local beaches, killed by a high concentration of red tide in both on-shore and off-shore waters up and down the coas. more »»

Army Corps of Engineers to meet in Cape Coral, Lehigh, on Tuesday

July 30, 2018 The great blue-green algal bloom outbreak of 2018 has impacted numerous municipalities across Southwest Florida— with Cape Coral being right at the forefront. more »»

Fort Myers Beach struck with sea grass, fish kill

July 30, 2018 Signs of the ongoing water quality state of emergency are washing up on Fort Myers Beach's shores. The beach is inundated with sea grasses, dead fish and drift algae today. more »»

Whale shark exposed to red tide, but cause of death still unknown

July 30, 2018 Tissue samples from the body of a whale shark that recently washed ashore on Sanibel indicate the animal had been exposed to a red tide bloom, but it was not necessarily the cause of its death. more »»

Officer shot in the line of duty succumbs to injuries

July 28, 2018 A Fort Myers Police Department officer shot in the head while answering a call last Saturday has died. more »»

Motorcyclist dies in early morning accident in North Fort Myers

July 28, 2018 A motorcycle rider was killed early Saturday morning in a traffic accident near the intersection of U.S. 41 and State Rt. 78 (Pine Island Road), according to a report from the Florida Highway Patro. more »»

North Fort Myers man struck, killed

July 28, 2018 A North Fort Myers man was killed in an accident at a North Fort Myers business Friday afternoon. According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, at 4:24 p.m. more »»

County approves test project to 'vacuum' blue-green algae from waterways

July 27, 2018 Early this morning, Lee County commissioners unanimously approved a test project for algae clean up, as well as the filing of an application for state funding, in an attempt to relieve Southwest... more »»

Lee County to declare state of emergency to address algal blooms

July 26, 2018 Chairman Cecil Pendergrass will convene an emergency meeting of the Lee Board of County Commissioners on Friday to declare a State of Local Emergenc. more »»

Lake Okeechobee discharges to slow

July 26, 2018 Beginning Friday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Estuaries. “The new target flow for the St. more »»

Mail ballots on their way

July 26, 2018 If you have requested a mail ballot for the Aug. 28 Primary Election, it’s likely on its way. more »»

Cape city manager: Hold tax rate at current level

July 26, 2018 If Cape Coral City Council follows the recommendations of the city’s top administrator, the property tax rate will remain the same as will the city’s tax on electric bills while the fire assessment... more »»

Cultural Park Theater gears up for Broadway season

July 26, 2018 Cultural Park Theater is gearing up for its 56th Broadway Series season of musicals, plays and revue. more »»

Cape rallies around injured officer

July 26, 2018 Update: Office shot in the line of duty succumbs to injuries A Fort Myers Police Department officer shot in the head while answering a call last Saturday has died. more »»

Additional SROs top Council agenda Monday

July 26, 2018 After kicking off its busiest time of its year this week , the Cape Coral City Council will have more than setting the millage rate cap when it meets Monday. more »»

Spirit of ’45 registration deadline approaching

July 26, 2018 For the eighth consecutive year, the Lee County Spirit of '45-WWII Veterans tribute celebration will honor members from our "greatest generation"—those born in the US during the Great Depression and... more »»

Registration open for Entrepreneurial Spirit Program

July 26, 2018 Women, either unemployed, or underemployed, are invited to attend the Entrepreneurial Spirit Program next month to learn more about becoming a future business owner. more »»

 
 
 

 

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