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Fort Myers Beach residents angry over Margaritaville legal delays

September 5, 2018 After legal action filed by one Fort Myers Beach resident, the island's first major development in a decade could now be facing more than a year in delay. more »»

Cashing in

September 5, 2018 At Fort Myers Beach Elementary School, being kind can pay off. Megan Blake, the school’s new reading resource teacher, has set up shop with a system that focuses on positive behavior. more »»

Oasis Middle School visits the Mound House

September 5, 2018 Once, the site of the Mound House was home to an ancient people. Now, the “jewel” of Fort Myers Beach is home to hands-on education. more »»

USDA Alert: Publix recalls ground chuck products

August 31, 2018 Publix Super Markets Inc., a Lakeland, Fla. more »»

Red tide, cyanobacteria: no “crystal ball” to predict their end

August 29, 2018 Following weeks of heavy rains, the U.S. Army Corps announced last week the Lake Okeechobee releases would be increasin. more »»

There’s a lot to do at the Mound House in September

August 29, 2018 Got the end of summer blues? Check out the Mound House for September happenings. more »»

Under pier review

August 29, 2018 After three years, Coconut Drive is almost complete again: its community pier is nearly finished. more »»

Harry Chapin brings mobile food pantry to Fort Myers Beach

August 29, 2018 As he filled up bags with bread, Larry Wood noticed something. Most of the people he was giving food to were wearing uniforms from local restaurants, hotels and bars. more »»

Beach Kiwanis backs clean water causes

August 29, 2018 The Fort Myers Beach Kiwanis Club is supporting local clean water initiatives. Captains for Clean Water, a 501(c)3 started by local fishing captains, held a fundraiser Aug. more »»

Fort Myers Beach Fire Department to hold 9-11 memorial

August 29, 2018 On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Fort Myers Beach Fire Department cordially invites the community to attend a short memorial ceremony at Fire Station 33, located at 121 Lenell Road. more »»

Tickets on sale for Chamber Tapa Hop

August 29, 2018 The Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce's famed foodie ride is almost here. The 16th Annual Tapa Hop is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 20, from 3 to 10 p.m. more »»

Holden secures nomination in District 19 Democratic Primary

August 28, 2018 For the first time in years, U.S. Congressional District 19 had a Democratic Primary to celebrate Tuesday. David Holden pulled ahead of Todd Truax to secure the Democratic nominatio. more »»

Fox defeats Crowley for Republican State Attorney candidacy

August 28, 2018 By JESSICA SALMOND After a dramatic campaign trail, one Republican has emerged: Amira Fox secured the party’s nomination for State Attorney 20th Judicial Circuit. more »»

Getting there is half the fun on the Key West Express

August 22, 2018 Need a vacation? That getaway is waiting for you. A round-trip ticket will whisk you away to iconic Key West, that carefree island escape. more »»

Chamber estimates: $2.6 million revenue lost in a week island-wide

August 22, 2018 Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce President Jacki Liszak sat at her desk Friday afternoon, telling a local business owner where to find links to water quality information. more »»

Hearing Examiner asks for street view of Bay Harbour

August 22, 2018 The Bay Harbour Marina Village project was delayed again at the Lee County Hearing Examiner last wee. more »»

Town selects new attorney

August 22, 2018 At Monday's meeting, the Fort Myers Beach Town Council picked a new attorney. It's the third attorney the council has had since 2016. more »»

District 19 Congressional Primary Democratic Race: Water Quality

August 21, 2018 Two Democratic candidates will face off in the Tuesday, Aug. 28 primary. more »»

Chamber launches “Tip the Bill” challenge

August 21, 2018 In an effort to help the bartenders and waitstaff at local establishments, the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce is launching a community challenge to #tipthebill. more »»

Mote Marine tests red tide treatment project in Boca Grande

August 18, 2018 In an attempt to combat red tide, Mote Marine Laboratory of Sarasota is adapting its own system to treat water in small spaces. The bizarre-looking contraption is a maze of PVC pipes and tanks. more »»



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