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Funding for Everglades projects tied up in controversial spending package

June 20, 2019 A bill that narrowly squeaked through the U.S. House Wednesday that includes $200 million for Everglades restoration projects has been met with varying opinion in Florida. H.. more »»

Controversial county mining amendments approved

June 20, 2019 Lee County has amended its rules on how limerock mines are approved. more »»

FUNky Fashion Show raises big bucks for PACE

June 20, 2019 One might think that dresses made of trash and treasures wouldn’t feature fashion at its best but the recycled haute couture and $800 dress comprised of bills of various denominations pushed... more »»

Gov. DeSantis signs bill ratcheting up red tide fight

June 20, 2019 TALLAHASSEE (AP) — Florida’s governor signed a bill Thursday directing the state to work with a private marine institute to study and combat the red tide blooms that have hurt the state's vital... more »»

CCPD honors resident for help rescuing man from canal

June 19, 2019 The Cape Coral Police Department has recognized a citizen for his help in rescuing a man from a local canal. For his effort, Florian Mickuleit was presented a "Citizen Commendable Action Coin. more »»

Roadwork this weekend at Pondella and Business 41

June 19, 2019 Motorists asked to avoid Pondella and Business 41 intersection due to roadwork on Sunday, June 23 Fort Myers, FL, June 19, 2019 – Motorists should seek alternate routes starting at 3 p.m. more »»

State Attorney's Office files charges in hit-and-run

June 18, 2019 The State Attorney's Office has filed charges against the man police say was driving the pickup truck that struck and killed an 8-year-old child waiting for her school bus in March. more »»

City hires designer for neighborhood parks

June 18, 2019 The city of  Cape Coral will spend $3 million to design seven new neighborhood parks and provide for  improvements in another 10, kicking off the first phase of its $60 million Parks Master Plan. more »»

Nauti Parrot Dock Bar to host first-ever LGBTQ celebration on Fort Myers Beach

June 18, 2019 Nauti Parrot Dock Bar will hold its inaugural Pride celebration this Saturday, from 8 p.m. until 2 a.m. This will be the first time that a Pride event has been held on Fort Myers Beach. more »»

Cape City Council reconsiders SUN Trail plan

June 18, 2019 The Cape Coral City Council’s concerns regarding a state-funded trail that will cut through a residential area on Kismet Parkway were addressed at Monday’s  workshop meeting at City Hall. more »»

Local amateur radio operators to hold annual National Field Day

June 18, 2019 The area’s amateur radio operators will again demonstrate their “Skill, Service, and Discovery in Radio Communications” in a field day event set for this weekend. more »»

2019 graduating class earns more than $64 million

June 18, 2019 The 2019 graduating class of the Lee County School District earned more than $64 million in scholarships, $10 million more than the class of 2018. “We are proud of this clas. more »»

Annual ‘Bourse’ to showcase shells, more

June 18, 2019 Shells from all over the country and world will be on display — and available for sale — during the Conchologists of America's Shell Market set for this weekend, part of its 48th annual convention. more »»

FMPD searching for missing father and daughter

June 17, 2019 The Fort Myers Police Department needs the public's help in locating a father and daughter in reference to a death investigation. more »»

Cape man arrested in stabbing death

June 17, 2019 A Cape Coral man was charged with second degree murder after his car, shorts and wallet were found at a stabbing victim's home and a witness told police they saw him fleeing her apartment Sunday... more »»

Advocating recovery: Symposium stresses support

June 16, 2019 “Addiction is a problem that is very obvious, but the better thing to advocate is recovery,” Ginny Larue, speaker associated with the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association, and self-proclaimed... more »»

North Fort Myers convenience store robbed at gunpoint

June 14, 2019   Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down an armed suspect who robbed a North Fort Myers 7-Eleven early this morning. Just after 2 a.m. more »»

$12 million trail grant back on the table

June 13, 2019 A proposed $12 million state-funded trail will come before Cape Coral City Council for another round of discussion Monday with some new information: If the city declines the money, it could hinder... more »»

Cape camps serve kids by the thousands

June 13, 2019 Cape Coral youth have plenty to get excited about over the summer months, as the city holds a plethora of camp opportunities geared towards different kinds of interests for children. more »»

Cape explores seawall assessment

June 13, 2019 Renee Schihl has lived in the same Cape Coral home for 27 years and says for all that time, she has had issues with her storm drain and seawal. more »»



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