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Efforts to locate Beach teen continue

December 27, 2018 The Lee County Sheriff's Office is continuing its efforts to locate a Fort Myers Beach teen who was reported as a runaway on Christmas Eve. Bianca Smith, 15, is 5'04" tall, 135 pounds. more »»

Holidays not so happy for service industry workers

December 27, 2018 The holidays are here, but for a majority of Lee County’s workforce, that doesn’t mean a day off. more »»

Fort Myers Beach Gulf plunge set for New Year’s Day

December 27, 2018 A Fort Myers Beach tradition began 14 years ago when friends, Ed Herbert, Bill Schmidt and Doc Malcolm, decided to get dressed up and take a plunge into the Gulf of Mexico on New Year’s Da. more »»

County approves 60-foot bridge option 4-1

December 27, 2018 A 60-foot fixed span bridge, not a lower drawbridge, will be built across Big Carlos Pass, replacing the existing structure. more »»

Beach Cleanup to be held New Year’s Day

December 27, 2018 The Fort Myers Beach Community Foundation is seeking the community’s help New Years Day morning for a beach cleanup. more »»

Town to celebrate its birthday on New Year’s Eve

December 27, 2018 The Town of Fort Myers Beach will turn 23 on Jan. 1, and will officially celebrate its birthday on New Year’s Eve. more »»

Environmental groups to sue feds over Lake O discharges

December 27, 2018 Conservation groups on Dec. more »»

School district launches ‘Peachjar’ program

December 27, 2018 The School District of Lee County has implemented a new way to send digital fliers directly to parents through a program, Peachjar, which will decrease paper use and copy costs throughout the... more »»

South Florida mayors spread message of kindness

December 27, 2018 Leaders across Florida have joined a grassroots movement to inspire kindness on social media. more »»

Severe weather watch issued for Thursday

December 20, 2018 The Lee County Emergency Management Center has issued a tornado watch that also includes the possibility of high wind gusts and hail. The warning, in effect until 4 p.m. more »»

Women’s Club fosters Christmas fundraiser collaboration

December 19, 2018 Holiday spirit is high amongst non-profit organizations on the island, and the Women’s Club wants to keep them all working together. more »»

Fundraiser to benefit environmental efforts at Lee’s wildlife refuge

December 19, 2018 Reservations are now open for a fundraiser to benefit wildlife, land acquisition, and conservation and education efforts at the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel. more »»

Town editing code in wake of boardwalk project dispute

December 19, 2018 In the wake of a dispute that began two years ago over a proposed boardwalk project through a Critical Wildlife Area, the Town of Fort Myers Beach is working on changes to its Land Development Co. more »»

GrayRobinson appointed as new town legal counsel

December 19, 2018 By JESSE MEADOWS jmeadows@breezenewspaper. more »»

Local businesses give TPI feedback on co-living project

December 19, 2018 A growing housing trend could give workers on Fort Myers Beach an affordable rental option. more »»

County: trams to be stored at Seafarer’s during season

December 19, 2018 Lee County announced last week that it will not be storing its trams in the Park & Ride lot on Main Street, following pushback from some San Carlos Island residents. more »»

Children’s book donated to Golisano Children’s Hospital

December 19, 2018 A book telling the tale of a little red wagon was donated to the Golisano Children’s Hospital last week, which the Sanibel author hopes will calm the nerves of the youth admitted to the hospital,... more »»

Meet the local muralist

December 19, 2018 Sue Gates will paint anything you give her. more »»

Happy Holidays Fort Myers Beach, San Carlos Island and surrounding areas!

December 19, 2018 By MATT LOVE We conclude “The Fire Marshal’s Twelve Days of Christmas” with… On the ninth day of Christmas the Fire Marshal gave to me, nine coloring pencils to develop a home safety plan for my... more »»

FMB, Bonita oppose 60-foot Big Carlos Bridge replacement

December 12, 2018 Both Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Springs went on record last week in opposition to the 60-foot bridge that Lee County wants to build between them. more »»



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