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LeeWay semi-annual discount programs expire on April 30

March 27, 2015 Six-month LeeWay discount programs for the Cape Coral, Midpoint or Sanibel toll bridges expire at midnight April 30. LeeWay semi-annual discount programs are valid from Nov. 1 through April 30. more »»

 
 
 
On-time property tax payment deadline March 31

March 27, 2015 Thirteen percent of real estate taxes have yet to be paid in Lee County as Tuesday’s on-time payment deadline approaches. more »»

Lee County Parks & Rec looking to hire summer camp counselors, lifeguards

March 27, 2015 Lee County Parks & Recreation is hiring about 60 summer camp counselors and 20 lifeguards. These temporary positions run from June 8 to Aug. 14 at various Lee County pools and recreation centers. more »»

Cape Coral-Fort Myers: Local ‘metro’ No. 6 in U.S. in growth

March 27, 2015 The Cape Coral/Fort Myers metro area, which several years ago was ground zero for one of the worst housing collapses in history, is apparently recovering nicely. New data released from the U.S. more »»

MDA Boot Drive: Firefighters to take to the streets

March 27, 2015 Firefighters will be standing at many intersections with a boot in hand this weekend for the annual Fill the Boot Campaign, which collects money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. more »»

Bears & BBQ fundraiser this weekend

March 27, 2015 The second annual Bears & BBQ will take place this weekend in Cape Coral for the first time. The event will run Saturday from 3 to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. behind the Dixie Roadhouse. more »»

Free fishing derby: Kiwanis to hold annual event for kids April 4

March 27, 2015 Children will have an opportunity to try their hand at fishing in Cape Coral — for free. more »»

Dock Dogs championships coming to Shell Factory

March 27, 2015 Get ready to see some of the most athletic dogs in the world run, jump and leap their way to victory, including a hometown favorite. more »»

Concealed Weapons application process to begin in Lee County on April 1

March 27, 2015 Beginning April 1, residents will be able to apply for their statewide concealed weapon license at the Lee County Tax Collector’s office in Fort Myers, 2480 Thompson Street, 2nd Floor. more »»

Charity American Vinyl Music Festival to feature music legends

March 27, 2015 Giving back never sounded so good: The American Vinyl Music Festival, featuring the American Vinyl All Star Band, chock-full legendary artists including Jeffrey “Skunk” Baxter (Doobie Bothers/Steely... more »»

Cape second grader among Best of Show winners

March 27, 2015 What started off as a Pinterest idea, turned into the Best of Show for one second grade student at Gulf Elementary School during the 2015 Southwest Florida Lee County Fair. more »»

Boat canopies, bar hours on Council agenda

March 27, 2015 Cape Coral City Council will hold final public hearings on four ordinances and one resolution at Monday’s regular meeting in Council Chambers. more »»

Cape Coral Police Department begins use of body cameras

March 27, 2015 The first police body cameras began hitting the streets in Cape Coral Thursday, officials said. more »»

Cape Coral -Fort Myers among nation's fastest-growing metro areas

March 26, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The beautiful weather in Florida seems to be drawing more and more Americans, with the Sunshine State climbing the ranks of most populous states and fastest-growing citie. more »»

Ozzie update: Eagle patriarch continues to improve

March 25, 2015 Ozzie’s condition continues to improve during his rehabilitation at CROW. He is eating and drinking on his own and receiving medication and therapy. more »»

City Council continues public hearing on extended bar hours in South Cape

March 24, 2015 City Council opened the public hearing Monday night on an ordinance allowing bars in the South Cape district to stay open two additional hours on the weekend, then after a brief discussion elected... more »»

CRA board hears plans for new Downtowner Car Wash

March 24, 2015 Downtowner Car Wash owners appeared before the CRA Commission Monday night following the City Council meeting at City Hall with a proposed development for their third location in Cape Coral. more »»

Habitat home dedicated to volunteer

March 24, 2015 In the history of Habitat for Humanity, there has never been a home built in honor of a volunteer. more »»

Cape woman participating in EndoMarch Saturday

March 24, 2015 One local woman will join hundreds across the country to march on Washington, D.C., this weekend in an effort to raise awareness about endometriosis. more »»

Man injured in January motorcycle accident out of hospital

March 24, 2015 A motorcyclist has been released from the hospital after he recently rear-ended another motorcycle. more »»

Thousands attend ECHO Food and Farm Fest

March 24, 2015 They learned how to make their own peanut butter, squeezed their own orange juice and learned how people grew certain crops under specific conditions. more »»

 
 

Portrait and figure art course March 28, 2015

An Open Session for all Portrait and Figure Artists will held this and every Saturday, from 10:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Robb and Stucky, 13170 S. Cleveland Avd., Fort Myers, sponsored by the Portrait and Figure Painters Society of SW Florida, Inc. more »

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