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Restaurants, vendors and volunteers being sought for annual Taste of the Beach

April 17, 2019 Fort Myers Beach restaurants, vendors and volunteers are being sought for the 24th annual Taste of the Beach. Taste of the Beach will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. more »»

Connecticut Street residents, council, nix sidewalks

April 17, 2019 For more than 10 years, there has been a plan to build a sidewalk from the Shell Mound to the Mound House on Connecticut Street and, for that long, residents have protested it, saying it would mean... more »»

Cletus Poser promoted to Beach Library director

April 17, 2019 The Fort Myers Beach Library Board promoted Cletus Poser from the interim director to director of the Fort Myers Beach Library. more »»

Town to look into water quality testing group

April 17, 2019 A water quality advocacy group approached the town of Fort Myers Beach Tuesday, asking for help with their grass roots campaign for testing. more »»

After Hours to share information about Roar Offshore Powerboat Race

April 17, 2019 Join the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce tomorrow for their April 2019 Business After Hours, as well as the Roar Offshore Kick-Off, at Coste Island Cuisine. more »»

Beach long-timers bid farewell for former icon

April 17, 2019 With the Topps Supermarket structure slowly coming down, many residents are remembering what the 22-year-old store meant to them. more »»

Refuge to host programs, films and more for Earth Day

April 17, 2019 The J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge will celebrate Earth Day with activities for all. In partnership with the U.S. more »»

Salty Sam's Pirate Cruise to delight Star Wars fans

April 17, 2019 A unique adult-themed cruise is being held aboard the Salty Sam's Pirate Cruise for all the Star Wars enthusiasts next month. The 90-minute cruise will depart from the docks at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 4. more »»

Beach Fire celebrates 70 years and its fire chief

April 10, 2019 About 70 people came out to the Fort Myers Beach Fire Department’s open house this weekend to support the department and learn more about its mission. more »»

Estero Island Historic Society to hold last event of season April 13

April 10, 2019 The community is invited to the last Estero Island Historic Society event of the season this Saturday at the Historic Cottage and Annex. The first Springtime Garden Party will be held from 10 a.. more »»

Bus stop shelters among topics at Planning

April 10, 2019 Construction on Estero Boulevard is going well, with the second phase of construction expected around June 1. more »»

‘Blue Macaw’ featured drink for fundraiser at Parrot Key

April 10, 2019 Stop by Parrot Key Caribbean Grill and enjoy the “Blue Macaw” throughout the month of April to help support the Children’s Advocacy Center during National Child Abuse Prevention Month. more »»

Volunteers being sought for water quality testing

April 10, 2019 Volunteers are being sought for the “What’s in the Water” project on Fort Myers Beach. more »»

Wave of Vitality opens on the beach

April 10, 2019 A new nutrition club opened on Fort Myers Beach last month to provide residents and visitors alike with healthy alternatives for their weight loss journey. more »»

Science officer appointment gets support

April 10, 2019 With water quality at the forefront of the issues to which Gov. Ron DeSantis has pledged remedy, actions this week continue to follow promises made along the campaign trail. more »»

Kiwanis Club donates $20,000 to Golisano Children’s Hospital

April 10, 2019 The Fort Myers Beach Kiwanis Club contributed another $20,000 to the Golisano Children’s Hospital at the end of March due to its success at its Beach Kiwanis Thrift Stor. more »»

Hazardous Material Technician Certification Class offered through Ostego Bay

April 10, 2019 Volunteers that handle hazardous waste material, such as oil spills, must be trained annually. more »»

The Big Calusa kicks off Earth Day

April 10, 2019 In an effort to reconnect the community to the waterways, Calusa Waterkeeper, a nonprofit clean water advocacy group, is kicking off the inaugural, The Big Calusa, a recreational, educational and... more »»

Efforts to address opioid crisis hailed

April 10, 2019 Local leaders are applauding a new state emphasis to address Florida’s opioid epidemic. Gov. more »»

Woman meets twin sisters for first time

April 3, 2019 A Fort Myers Beach woman recently met her twin half-sisters for the first time in Maine after doing a DNA test online. more »»

Last Shrimp Dinner of the season

April 3, 2019 The St. Raphael’s Episcopal Church annual Gulf pink shrimp dinner will conclude for the season the first Saturday of April. The dinner, which requires no reservations, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. more »»


English country dance lessons April 23, 2019

Learn the social dances of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries during English country dance lessons at Wa-Ke Hatchee Rec Center (16355 Summerlin Road) every Tuesday, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dress is casual, and be sure to wear flat shoes with non-slip sole. more »




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