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Capital projects: Organizations hail funding

August 12, 2016 By JIM LINETTE jlinette@breezenewspapers. more »»

First day of school goes smoothly

August 12, 2016 For Lee County Schools Superintendent Dr. Greg Adkins, the first day of school is like Christmas and the longest day of his life all rolled into one. It started at 3 a.m. more »»

Four candidates vying for school board seat

August 12, 2016 Four candidates are vying for the new, at-large District 6 seat on the Lee County School Board. In 2014, Lee County voters approved expanding the school board from five to seven members. more »»

Crowded field in Supervisor of Elections race

August 12, 2016 Four candidates are challenging incumbent Sharon Harrington in the Aug. 30 non-partisan primary for the office of Supervisor of Election. more »»

Registration opens for Veterans Day Parade

August 12, 2016 With just months away, Cape Coral’s Veterans Day Parade has opened up registration for participants. Veterans, floats, bands and other participants can sign up. more »»

Challenger students get their new Chrome Books

August 12, 2016 They were piled one on top of another, hundreds of them, along with chargers and a case to put it in. more »»

Amendment 4: Businesses investing in solar could get tax break

August 12, 2016 If a constitutional amendment on the Aug. more »»

Florida Senate leader proposes $2B Lake Okeechobee cleanup

August 10, 2016 STUART, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Senate's incoming president on Tuesday announced a $2. more »»

Cape council member files ethics complaint against mayor

August 9, 2016 Following through with a course of action made public Monday, a Cape Coral council member has filed an ethics complaint against the city's mayo. more »»

Council holds first budget workshop

August 9, 2016 The Cape Coral City Council and the city’s Budget Review Committee met at the Nicholas Street Annex Tuesday for the first budget workshop to get the first formal look at the 2017 city budget, and... more »»

Upgrades to parks approved by City Council

August 9, 2016 Improvements are coming to three Cape Coral Parks & Recreation “treasures” after City Council voted unanimously Monday night to approve resolutions to fund the upgrades. more »»

Finalists named for Industry Appreciation Awards

August 9, 2016 A handful of businesses with ties to the city of Cape Coral have been named as finalists for the 25th annual Industry Appreciation Awards. more »»

Charter School superintendent provides council with update on teacher retention rate

August 9, 2016 Cape Coral Charter School's Governing Board got an explanation from Superintendent Nelson Stephenson for the system's poor teacher retention rate that was brought to light at a recent City Council... more »»

North’s new principal looks to keep up momentum

August 9, 2016 North Fort Myers High School opened in 1960 and, in the first 40 years, the school had just three different principals. It is about to have its fifth in the last six. more »»

Growing the right vegetable varieties for the area

August 9, 2016 It won’t be long before the weather starts turning cooler and thoughts turn to vegetable gardening. But the decisions you make on what to plant will certainly affect your success. more »»

WINK News to air Congressional District 19 debate Aug. 16

August 9, 2016 WINK News invites the public to attend the 19th Congressional District Debate to be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the Lee County School District headquarters in Fort Myers. more »»

Parks master plan stirs debate

August 4, 2016 The Medical Priority Dispatch System has been a tremendous success since its inception in September 2015 according to the fire chief, while the parks master plan may be a little more ambitious than... more »»

Input sought: 10-year plan for LeeTran in the works

August 4, 2016 Lee County Transit is looking for feedback from the public on its 10-year plan for LeeTran. Two meetings are scheduled to collect input on the proposed Transit Development Plan for 2017-26. more »»

Classes start for Lee students Aug. 10

August 4, 2016 Starting today shoppers can keep a little extra cash in their pockets with the tax-free holiday. The Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday kicked off at midnight and will run up through midnight on Aug. 7. more »»

Council hears revised Seven Islands plans

August 4, 2016 The city council got to look at and discuss an updated view of the several “Seven Islands” concepts during Wednesday’s workshop meeting at City Hall and they all had differing views on what should g... more »»



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